5Language Points compatibility n. 匹配，兼容性 man-machine compatibility 人-机相容compatible a. 相配的，兼容的caller n. 打电话的人tell the truth 讲实话dependable a. 可靠的，可依靠的count on sb. 信任某人You can count on me.你可以信任我 。end up with sb. 终止与某人的关系或联系
6Language Points talkative a. 多话的，爱说话的 mature a. 成熟的 stressful a. 压力大的，有压力的She finds her new teaching job very stressful.她觉得新的教学工作非常紧张。down-to-earth a. 实在的，脚踏实地的soccer n. 英式足球assertive a. 过分自信的aggressive a. 好斗的，敢作敢为的，侵略性的
7Language Points cheerful a. 愉快的，高兴的 critical a. 挑剔的 complain v.抱怨 She is always complaining about something.她总是怨天尤人。annoying a.令人厌烦的
8Culture Note : “soccer” and “football” American soccer (足球) and British football are exactly the same sport.American football (橄榄球) and British rugby are exactly the same sport.An international body governs British football , referred to as FIFA, from the French “Federation Internationale de Football Associatif ” (International Federation of Associative Football).
9Culture Note : “soccer” and “football” American football=rugbysoccer=football
10sincere dependable honest Warm UpWrite the missing words.1. I think friends have to be ________. I can’t stand it when my friends don’t tell the truth. If my friends are ________ I know they’re _________, too. I can count on them, you know?sincere dependable honest2. I seem to end up with people who are a lot more ____ than I am —the friendly type, you know, talkative and ________. I’m kind of ________and quiet myself, so I let them do the talking.shy outgoing friendly
11Warm Up3. I like people who are ________, but ________ enough to be responsible for themselves. Life can be so stressful, I need people who are ________ and can help me when I’m in trouble.kind-hearted easygoing matureCriticalAssertivecheerful4. I have a lot of friends on my soccer team who are pretty __________ –even aggressive. But we win a lot, so that makes me happy. I’m usually __________, so I don’t like being with people who are too __________— always complaining about things.
12sincere dependable honest Warm UpWrite the missing words.Now listen and check1. I think friends have to be_______. I can’t stand it when my friends don’t tell the truth. If my friends are________I know they’re___________, too. I can count on them, you know?sincere dependable honesthonestsinceredependable2. I seem to end up with people who are a lot more________ than I am — the _______ type, you know, talkative and friendly. I’m kind of ____and quiet myself, so I let them do the talking.shy outgoing friendlyoutgoingfriendlyshy
13Warm Up3. I like people who are____________ , but _______ enough to be responsible for themselves. Life can be so stressful, I need people who are ___________and can help me when I’m in trouble.easygoingkind-hearted easygoing maturematurekind-heartedcriticalassertivecheerful4. I have a lot of friends on my soccer team who are pretty___________ –even aggressive. But we win a lot, so that makes me happy. I’m usually________ ,so I don’t like being with people who are too________— always complaining about things.assertivecheerfulcritical
14ScriptEmilie: Welcome back to the show. I’m Emilie, and today’s topic is compatibility. We are asking callers to tell us what they look for in friends. What type of person are you compatible with?1. Let’s take the first caller, Angela from Green Harbor.Angela: Hi, Emilie. I think friends have to be honest. I can’t stand it when my friends don’t tell the truth. If my friends are sincere I know they are dependable, too. I can count on them, you know?Emilie: I hear you there!
15Script2. Emilie: And what else do you look for, David from Springfield?David: I seem to end up with people who are a lot more outgoing than I am-the friendly type, you know, talkative and friendly. I’m kind of shy and quiet myself, so I let them do the talking.Emilie: Whatever works, I guess.3. Emilie: Now we have Amy from Oakview.Amy: I like people who are easygoing, but mature enough to be responsible for themselves. Life can be so stressful.I need people who are kind-hearted and can help me when I’m in trouble.Emilie: Sounds like you are a really down-to-earth person yourself.
16Script 4. Emilie: Let’s finish up with Ali from Fairfax. Ali: Thanks, Emilie. I have a lot of friends on my soccer team who are pretty assertive-even aggressive. But we win a lot, so that makes me happy. I’m usually cheerful, so I don’t like being with people who are too critical-always complaining about things.Emilie: I know just what you mean, Ali. Isn’t that annoying? Anyway, we have to take a short break, but we will be right back.
17Pair Work What kind of people do you like and dislike? Talk about it with your partner.
22Script 1. A: What’s your dad like? B: He’s really generous, treats me like a princess.And so nice. We have got a great relationship.2. A: Tell me about your brother Garth.B: Well, he’s kind of moody, critical, you know.sometimes he can be a real jerk.3. A: What is your new boss like?B: Mm, she is really energetic, always doing lots ofstuff. And creative, she’s got a lot of great ideasfor the company.
23Script 4. A: Lizette, what is your new boyfriend like? B: Oh, the new one? You know, I tend to attractweirdoes, but this guy is really down-to-earth,sincere, so sweet.5. A: So you are working with Jenny on that new project,right? What is she like?B: She is a hard worker. Dependable… She alwaysdoes what she says she is going to do.6. A: What is your college roommate like? What’s hername? Sophie?B: Oh, she is really cool, really easygoing, laid-back.She is easy to get along with.
24Pair Work What kind of personality do you like? Why? Tell your partner about a friend, a family member, or a teacher.
26Language Points personality n. 个性，性格 tendency n. 倾向，趋势 I have a tendency to talk too much whenI’m nervous.我一紧张就总是喋喋不休 。reservation n. 预定，预留If you want to go to the concert, you’ll have tomake a reservation, or there will be no tickets.如果你想去听音乐会，你得（事先）预订（票），否则会没有票的。
27Language Points electronics n. 电子产品 instruction n. 使用说明书， 指令 creativity n. 创造性Teachers like the students to have creativity.老师喜欢学生有创造性。leadership n. 领导才能，领导She showed strong leadership during her first term inoffice.她在首任任期中显示出很强的领导能力.
28Culture Note : Personality quiz Personality quiz, that is, personality test, which attempts to analyze your personality by interpreting your reactions to various events.Go to to have a personality type test.
29What kind of person are you? Check your answers. PrepareWhat kind of person are you? Check your answers.Do you like to …spend time alone? yes nowork in groups ? yes noeat at nice restaurants? yes noask questions in class? yes noplan ahead? yes nofollow directions? yes no
30PrepareNow listen to Part 1 of the personality quiz and write the missing phrases.When I…I prefer to …I’d rather…1.a. watch aloneb. watch with others2.a. work by myselfb. work with a group3.a. make reservationsb. just go4.a. read the instructionsb. connect it without instructions5.a. tell my ideas firstb. listen to others first6.a. ask myselfb. let someone else askwatch a moviework on projectsgo to a nicerestaurantget a new pieceof electronicswork in a grouphave a question
31Get The Main Ideas Listen to Part 1 again. Circle your answers. When I…I prefer to …I’d rather…1. watch a moviea. watch aloneb. watch with others2. work on projectsa. work by myselfb. work with a group3. go to a nicerestauranta. make reservationsb. just go4. get a new piece ofelectronicsa. read the instructionsb. connect it without instructions5. work in a groupa. tell my ideas firstb. listen to others first6. have a questiona. ask myselfb. let someone else ask
32Get The Main Ideas Now listen to Part 2. Check the characteristic that describes you for each set of questions.1 & independent dependent3 & organized creative5 & leader follower
33Get The Main Ideas Listen to Part 2 again and answer the following questions.1. If you are independent, how would you like todo when watching a movie or working on a project?2. If you are sort of creative, what would you like to do in case of eating out or getting a new computer?3. If you are a leader, what would you like to do when working with a group or having a question in mind?
34ScriptPart 1.Here is a short personality quiz. This quiz will show someof your basic personality tendencies. Are you ready?Listen to each question, and then circle “a” or “b”. let’sbegin.1. When you watch a movie, do you like to watch it withother people or alone?2. Do you like to work on projects by yourself or with agroup of other people?3. When you go to a nice restaurant, do you makereservations first or do you just go and hope you geta table?
35Script4. When you get a new piece of electronics, like a camera or a computer, do you read the instructions before you connect it or just connect it without looking at the instructions?5. When you are working on a group project, do you offer ideas first or wait until other students give their ideas?6. When you have a question, do you ask it during the class or wait until another student asks the same question?
36Script Part 2. OK, let’s see how you answered. Questions 1 and 2 are about independence. If you chose“a”on both of those questions, this shows that you arebasically independent. If you chose “b” on both of thequestions, this shows that you are dependent. You like todepend on others.Questions 3 and 4 are about organization or creativity. If youchose “a" to these questions, you are organized. If youchose “b”, you are creative.And 5 and 6 are about leadership. If you chose “a”s, you tendto be a leader. And if you chose “b”s, you tend to be a follwer.So what kind of person are you?
37Respond to the IdeasCompare answers with a partner. Are you similar or different?Do you agree with the personality quiz? Why or why not?
39It’s a Match 1. Answer the questions about yourself. 2. Ask your classmates the same questions. Write the names of classmates who have the same answers.MeClassmateDo you like to play music?Are you shy?Do you like to talk about serious things?Are you athletic?Do you like to talk to people?Are you outgoing?
40MeClassmateDo you love to exercise?Do you like quiet people?Are you sensitive?Do you love cats?Do you love dogs?Do you like technology?Do you like to tell stories?Do you like challenges?Are you quiet?Do you like to tell jokes?
41Example A: Do you like to play music? B: No, I’m not fond of music. I like to read. How about you?A: I’m crazy about music. When I’m sad or angry, I’ll listen to the music and it makes me calm down. And reading is a good hobby. It widens our horizon. Are you athletic?C: Yes, I love all kinds of sports. Sports make me feel energetic.A: You bet! Sports also make us healthy. Are you quiet?B: Of course not. I’m an outgoing and talkative person.
43Useful Expressions 我觉得有些人太苛刻了。 I think some people are too critical. 他人怎么样？What’s he like?你期望朋友有那些品质？What do you look for in a friend?他看上去很容易相处。He looks easy to get along with.我有点怕羞。I’m kind of shy.我喜欢性情随和的人。I like people who are easygoing.
44Useful Expressions 我最不能容忍别人对我说谎。 我跟安静的人最能处得来。I get along best with quiet people.我基本上是一个头脑简单的人。I’m basically a simple-minded person.诚实是一种很好的品德。Honesty is a very good quality.我最不能容忍别人对我说谎。I can’t stand it at all when others tell me a lie.你跟什么样的人合得来？What type of person are you compatible with?
45Useful Expressions 我往往最终跟友善的人交往。 I tend to end up with people who are friendly.我不喜欢整天咄咄逼人，牢骚满腹的人。I don’t like people who are aggressive and are alwayscomplaining.我明白你的意思。I know what you mean.
47Additional Listening A: Do you like Barry? B: No, not very much. He’s too ambitious anddishonest.A: I agree. I like his brother, Paul. They are not alike.B: Yes. They are completely different. Paul is verysociable and much more honest than his brother.A: What kind of person do you consider yourself to be?B: I think I’m polite, careful, relaxed and shy.A: Oh, I don’t think you’re shy! You are alwayschatting with new people when we go to a party.B: Well, yes, but those people always start talking tome. I never talk to them first. Perhaps I’m not as shyas I think. Anyway, you’re certainly not shy!
48Additional ListeningA: You’re right. I love going out and making new friends.B: So, you’ll be at my birthday party on Friday?A: Of course!
49Homework Conversation Part VIIHomework Conversation
50Work in Pairs If you don’t like shy people, but your new boy friend / girl friend is shy, what would you do? Create a dialogue with a partner.
51Possible Conversation A: What’s your new girlfriend like?B: She’s kind of shy, but very kind-hearted.A: I think you don’t like people who are shy.B: Yes. At first I thought that she was not my type. But when I got to know her more, I found that I fell deeply in love with her.A: She must have some other good qualities.B: She’s really thoughtful, considerate, and gentle.A: That’s good.