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1 How to Say Thank You Roy Hoffman, US writer
Roy Hoffman is the author of Almost Family, winner of the Lillian Smith Award for fiction, and Back Home: Journeys Through Mobile. A native of Mobile, Alabama, he worked in New York City for twenty years as a journalist, speechwriter, editor, and teacher, before returning South as writer-in-residence at the Mobile Register, where he is now on staff. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Esquire, Oxford American and other publications. 创思英语:http://www.tronest.cn Roy Hoffman, US writer

2 OUTLINE How to Say Thank You Text Type Main Ideas Text Pattern
Language Points 讲课提纲 Andy原创! 创思英语

3 1. How to Say Thank You How many ways are mentioned? A thank-you note
A thank-you phone A thank-you card/postcard A thank-you gift A verbal “thank you” A thank-you meal A thank-you visit 表达谢意的方式方法 感谢信 贺卡 电话 邮件 宴请 信笺 创思英语 Any other ways? A mail, a hand, …

4 2. Text Type Narration Description Exposition Argumentation
记叙文 a movie 描述文 a picture 说明文 a lecture 议论文 a debate Functions: To inform, explain, clarify, define or instruct. Classifications: What-, how-, why- Organizations: General-specific, problem-solution, cause-effect, etc 创思英语 What are the functions, kinds and usual organizations of expository writing?

5 3. Main Ideas Summarize each paragraph or look for the topic sentence or key words. When …, many of us fall mute. Sometimes the spoken word is not enough. A thank-you note as a way of gratitude Tips for writing a thank-you note Be careful in choosing a thank-you card. 概括段落大意 找出主题句关键词

6 3. Main Ideas Summarize each paragraph or look for the topic sentence or key words. A thank-you gift is best with a signature. Thank-you gifts should never be too lavish. Send a thank-you gift to your employer Say thank you to your employees It’s an act we need more of. 概括段落大意 找出主题句关键词

7 4. Text Pattern Sequence / time 顺序、时间 Space/spatial 空间
Compare-contrast Advantage-dis. Cause-effect Problem-solution Topical (G-S) 顺序、时间 空间 比较-对比 利弊 因果 问题-解决 话题(总分) 文章结构模式 组织结构

8 4. Text Pattern Intro-situation mute How to Say Thank You times intro
note note tips body card card sign General gifts 文章结构思路图示 price gift boss Business gifts staff Coda: appeal need

9 5. Language Points Words and expressions
Fall mute, amnesia, receipt, prickle, cram into, a touch of gratitude, sentiment, terse, prompt, resign myself to, adorn them with, gourmet, … Sentences Curiously, though, when … many of us fall mute. …they adorn them with baskets of flowers … It is an act we need more of --- one that help … 单词语法 短语句型 语言点 no resign oneself to being defeated 不甘心于失败 He is more of a fool than I thought. (他比我想像的更笨) All I need is a little more of you. The amount of false information on the Internet becomes more of a problem everyday. Maybe We Should Make It More of a Game. Your questions?


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