Students listen to dialogues once and try to follow the speakers. Students listen to dialogues twice and try to imitate the speakers. Students discuss the dialogues and find out difficult points and the teacher help them solve the problems. Students try to finish exercises and the teacher discusses the answers with them. Activity 1:
Passage Ⅰ Pre-reading Activity (1) What should you do it someone only invites you, but doesn’t say what the invitation is for? (2) What is the proper sequence for refusing an invitation?
(3) What does “go Dutch” mean? (4) What is the key word in the expressions that sounds like invitations but actually is not? Pre-reading Activity
Passage II An Invitation Letter Passage I Are You Really Being Invited? Unit One
Passage One:Intensive Study Difficult Sentences Important Words
It means not before a particular time or event. ” 1.( Para 1)You are not required to commit yourself until you know what the invitation if for.. 在你尚未弄清出邀请的具体内容前， 你没有必要答应一定参加。 Translation Passage One: Difficult Sentences
This emphatic sentence takes the structure of “ it is … who/that.. ” 2. (Para 3) In many instances it is the inviter who pays. 在许多情况下，应由邀请人付帐。 Translation Passage One: Difficult Sentences
与其说 … 不如 说 … 3. (Para 3).It may be more of a suggestion than an invitation. 这样说更像是建议而不是邀请. Translation Passage One:Difficult Sentences
(1)This isn ’ t an appropriate occasion to discuss (2)I didn ’ t think his comments were very appropriate at the time. proper, suitable 合适的，恰当的 appropriate : a. Passage One:Important Words FOR EXAMPLE
(1) I think I can come tonight but I won’t commit myself till I know for sure. (2) If you want to be an actor you have to really commit yourself to it. entrust, hand over, make oneself responsible 使承担（保证），使作出保证；把 … 交托给 commit v. # commit oneself Passage One:Important Words FOR EXAMPLE
(1) The new law is intended to deter the casual user of drugs. (2) For some people casual clothes mean a shapeless T-shirt and old jeans. informal, not very serious 随便的，随意的，非正式的 casual: a. Important Words FOR EXAMPLE
Reading Skills: Guessing Meaning from Context(1) Learning to guess the general meaning of unknown words from the context of the sentence or paragraph will help you become a faster effective reader. For reading, even native language readers are satisfied with a general understanding of the word without knowing its exact definition or shades of meaning, Learning to guess the general meaning of unknown words from the context of the sentence or paragraph will help you become a faster effective reader. For reading, even native language readers are satisfied with a general understanding of the word without knowing its exact definition or shades of meaning,
Reading Skills: Guessing Meaning from Context(2) in other words, you do not need to reach for your dictionary to check every unknown word while you are reading. In fact, you should not do this. So put away your dictionary and take out your imagination. in other words, you do not need to reach for your dictionary to check every unknown word while you are reading. In fact, you should not do this. So put away your dictionary and take out your imagination.
Use the context of the sentence to determine the meaning of the underlined word. Then choose the word or phrase which best expresses the word’s meaning.
1.Much of the world, and the U.S. in particular, has gone on an “anti-fat” campaign. A.planned activities supporting a belief B.camping C.holiday
2.Heart attacks are about twice as likely to strike Americans as French. A.to please B.to hit C.to change
Grammar in Use Word Order in a Dependent Clause 从句的语序 Exercises: Translate the following sentences into English. 1. 面试官问他已经工作几年了。 1. 面试官问他已经工作几年了。 2. 你能告诉我在哪里能买到钢笔吗 ? 2. 你能告诉我在哪里能买到钢笔吗 ? 3. 你知道他穿的什么衣服吗 ? 3. 你知道他穿的什么衣服吗 ?
► 1.The interviewer asked him how many years he had been working. ► 2.Can you tell me where I can buy a pen? ► 3.Do you know what he is wearing?
Practical Writing Contents of invitation cards (1) Who give the invitation? (2) Who do you want to invite? (3) Why do you invite the guest? (4) When should the guest arrive? (5) Where should the guest go?
Sample Dear Mr. Smith, You are invited to attend a hike to the Great Wall on Friday, November 17th. The coach will leave at 7 o’clock. Your family and friends are welcome, too. We would feel honored if you can join us for the wonderful trip. Peter Chang
Group Activities: Discuss the main ideas of each paragraph in Passage Ⅱ Activity 1 Activity 2 Write down the summary of this passage according to those main ideas.