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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.cnRoy 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 phoneA thank-you card/postcardA thank-you giftA verbal “thank you”A thank-you mealA 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 debateFunctions: 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 IdeasSummarize 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 gratitudeTips for writing a thank-you noteBe careful in choosing a thank-you card.概括段落大意 找出主题句关键词
6 3. Main IdeasSummarize 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 employerSay thank you to your employeesIt’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-contrastAdvantage-dis.Cause-effectProblem-solutionTopical （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 notenotetipsbodycardcardsignGeneral gifts文章结构思路图示pricegiftbossBusiness giftsstaffCoda: appealneed
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, …SentencesCuriously, 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?