When you give advice or opinions about something, you can use had better or had better not. You had better eat more fruit. You had better not eat so many hamburgers. When you are trying to advise someone about what to do or what not to do, you can use should / ought to or should not / ought not to. You should/ought to form a healthy eating habit. You should not eat so much junk food. You ought not to eat so much junk food.
1. Ask what kind of food Mini like to eat. 2. Give advice to Mini and persuade her to drop the bad eating habit. 1. Tell Andy your eating habit. 2. Listen to Andy’s advice. Try to use these new words: fat, junk food, vitamin, protein, calcium, nutrition, nutritious. Try to use “had better, should, ought to” to give advice. Andy Mini
Most magazines have an advice column. People can write about their problems and ask for advice. Read the letter behind and give advice. Use “ had better, should,ought to ” or their negative forms.
The letter My dear editor: My name is Alice. Recently, my daughter has been fond of junk food. Everyday, she is crazy for a lot of ice cream, chips, and fried food. I really do not know how to deal with her eating habit. Can you help me? Yours, Alice Advice for Alice 1. First, you ought to 2. 3. (Pay attention to the logical connection with each point.)
Summary New words today: Fat, junk food; vitamin, protein, calcium →nutrient; nutrition, nutritious. The structures of the three modal verbs: had better (not) do sth. should (not) do sth. ought (not) to do sth.
1.After class, each group designs a survey of eating habits (diet and snacks), and then collects the information of five people’s eating habits. Finally, each group should write a report to judge those eating habits and give advice. 2.(Optional) You had better check the dictionary to find the 20 examples of words that end with: “-ion” and “-ious”. Please hand them on next Friday. Assignment
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