Language 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
Language 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
Language 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
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). Culture Note : “soccer” and “football”
sincere dependable honest Warm Up Write the missing words. shy outgoing friendly 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? 2. 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.
4. 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. Warm Up Critical Assertive cheerful kind-hearted easygoing mature 3. 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.
sincere dependable honest Warm Up Write the missing words. shy outgoing friendly 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? 2. 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. Now listen and check honest sincere dependable outgoing friendly shy
4. 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. Warm Up critical assertive cheerful kind-hearted easygoing mature 3. 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. mature easygoing kind-hearted assertive cheerful critical
Emilie: 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! Script
2. 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. Script
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. Script
Pair Work What kind of people do you like and dislike? Talk about it with your partner.
Language Points generous a. 慷慨的，大方的 moody a. 性情忧郁的，喜怒无常的 jerk n. 性情古怪的人 energetic a. 精力旺盛的 laid-back a. 不好出风头的，与世无争的 weirdo n. 古怪的人，奇怪的人
Look at the pictures. What are the people like? Who are the speakers talking about? First Listening his brother her boss her boyfriendher coworkerher roommate her dad
Check the qualities each speaker mentions. Second Listening critical energetic moody silly √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √
Script 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 of stuff. And creative, she’s got a lot of great ideas for the company.
Script 4. A: Lizette, what is your new boyfriend like? B: Oh, the new one? You know, I tend to attract weirdoes, 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 always does what she says she is going to do. 6. A: What is your college roommate like? What’s her name? Sophie? B: Oh, she is really cool, really easygoing, laid-back. She is easy to get along with.
Pair Work What kind of personality do you like? Why? Tell your partner about a friend, a family member, or a teacher.
Language Points personality n. 个性，性格 tendency n. 倾向，趋势 I have a tendency to talk too much when I’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 to make 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。
Language 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 in office. 她在首任任期中显示出很强的领导能力.
Culture Note : Personality quiz Personality quiz, that is, personality test, which attempts to analyze your personality by interpreting your reactions to various events. Go to http://www.blogthings.com/w hatsyourpersonalitytypequiz/ to have a personality type test. http://www.blogthings.com/w hatsyourpersonalitytypequiz/
Prepare What kind of person are you? Check your answers. Do you like to … spend time alone? yes no work in groups ? yes no eat at nice restaurants? yes no ask questions in class? yes no plan ahead? yes no follow directions? yes no
Prepare When I…I prefer to …I’d rather… 1.a. watch aloneb. watch with others 2.a. work by myselfb. work with a group 3.a. make reservationsb. just go 4.a. read the instructions b. connect it without instructions 5.a. tell my ideas firstb. listen to others first 6. a. ask myselfb. let someone else ask Now listen to Part 1 of the personality quiz and write the missing phrases. get a new piece of electronics watch a movie work on projects go to a nice restaurant work in a group have a question
Listen to Part 1 again. Circle your answers. Get The Main Ideas When I…I prefer to …I’d rather… 1. watch a moviea. watch aloneb. watch with others 2. work on projectsa. work by myselfb. work with a group 3. go to a nice restaurant a. make reservationsb. just go 4. get a new piece of electronics a. read the instructions b. connect it without instructions 5. work in a groupa. tell my ideas firstb. listen to others first 6. have a question a. ask myselfb. let someone else ask
Get The Main Ideas Now listen to Part 2. Check the characteristic that describes you for each set of questions. 1 & 2 independent dependent 3 & 4 organized creative 5 & 6 leader follower
Get The Main Ideas Listen to Part 2 again and answer the following questions. 1. If you are independent, how would you like to do 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?
Script Part 1. Here is a short personality quiz. This quiz will show some of your basic personality tendencies. Are you ready? Listen to each question, and then circle “a” or “b”. let’s begin. 1. When you watch a movie, do you like to watch it with other people or alone? 2. Do you like to work on projects by yourself or with a group of other people? 3. When you go to a nice restaurant, do you make reservations first or do you just go and hope you get a table?
Script 4. 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?
Script 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 are basically independent. If you chose “b” on both of the questions, this shows that you are dependent. You like to depend on others. Questions 3 and 4 are about organization or creativity. If you chose “a" to these questions, you are organized. If you chose “b”, you are creative. And 5 and 6 are about leadership. If you chose “a”s, you tend to be a leader. And if you chose “b”s, you tend to be a follwer. So what kind of person are you?
Respond to the Ideas Compare answers with a partner. Are you similar or different? Do you agree with the personality quiz? Why or why not?
It’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. MeClassmate Do 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?
MeClassmate Do 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?
Example 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.
I think some people are too critical. 我觉得有些人太苛刻了。 What’s he like? 他人怎么样？ What do you look for in a friend? 你期望朋友有那些品质？ I’m kind of shy. 我有点怕羞。 我喜欢性情随和的人。 I like people who are easygoing. 他看上去很容易相处。 He looks easy to get along with.
Useful Expressions I get along best with quiet people. 我跟安静的人最能处得来。 I’m basically a simple-minded person. 我基本上是一个头脑简单的人。 Honesty is a very good quality. 诚实是一种很好的品德。 I can’t stand it at all when others tell me a lie. 我最不能容忍别人对我说谎。 What type of person are you compatible with? 你跟什么样的人合得来？
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 always complaining. Useful Expressions 我明白你的意思。 I know what you mean.
A: Do you like Barry? B: No, not very much. He’s too ambitious and dishonest. A: I agree. I like his brother, Paul. They are not alike. B: Yes. They are completely different. Paul is very sociable 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 always chatting with new people when we go to a party. B: Well, yes, but those people always start talking to me. I never talk to them first. Perhaps I’m not as shy as I think. Anyway, you’re certainly not shy!
Additional Listening A: 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!
Work 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.
Possible 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.