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新编实用英语 新编实用英语 安徽电气工程职业技术学院 安徽电气工程职业技术学院英语教研室
Unit 1 Greeting and Introducing People
Teaching Goals: 1. Let students make clear what they should learn in this term. 2. Offer them some suggestions to crack oral English. 3. Master the fixed pattern of writing business cards and some useful patterns and expressions for greeting, introducing and talking leave of people. Key Points: Patterns appropriate for giving information concerning the name, title, address and personal data in business cards.
Talking Face to Face J: Excuse me, are you Mr. Li Tiegang? J: Excuse me, are you Mr. Li Tiegang? L: Yes, I am. L: Yes, I am. J: How do you do, Mr. Li? I ’ m Jack Green from Zhonghua Technical School. J: How do you do, Mr. Li? I ’ m Jack Green from Zhonghua Technical School. L: Nice to meet you, Mr. Green. Welcome to our company. L: Nice to meet you, Mr. Green. Welcome to our company. J: Thank you. Here is my business card. J: Thank you. Here is my business card. L: Thanks. This is mine. L: Thanks. This is mine. Sample One
Sample 2 L: Hi, long time no see, Dick. Do you still remember me? D: Oh, it’s you, Professor Lu. So glad to see you again. How are you? L: Very well, thank you. How is your project? D: It’s going fine. I’m here to present the project report. L: Good. I’m also here for the conference. D: Really? It‘s a small world.
Act Out A: Hello, Susan. How nice to meet you here! B: Hi, Wang. What a nice surprise! What brings you here? A: I’m here on vacation ( 度假 ). And you? B: I’m teaching Spanish in a language school here. Task: Show your surprise for an unexpected meeting ( 不期而 遇 ) with an old friend.
Data Bank A.Greetings hi! How do you do? Hello, you must be Jack from America. How are you? Hello. How are things with you? How are you doing? How is everything? You are doing all right? How it goes? How is life, John? Excuse me. Are you Kitty? B. Responses to greetings How do you do? Fine, just fine. Fine, thank you. Quite well. And you? The usual. How about you? So-so. And what about you? Nothing particular. Not too bad. Nice to meet you. Very happy to see you.
Data Bank C. Self-Introduction I’m Helen Waters. Please call me Helen. Please allow me to introduce myself. Let me introduce myself. Hello, may I introduce myself? I’m Douglas, but everyone calls me Doug. I’m glad to know you, Mr. Smith. Pleased to meet you here. Nice meeting you, too. The pleasure is mine. Here is my card. Here is my address. Please keep in touch. D. Taking leave Bye. / Bye-bye. I’m leaving, Mr. Smith. Please do take care. I’d better go now. Let’s stay in touch. I’ve got to run. I must be off now. So long. See you. I’ll call you later. I’ve really got to go now. Good night. Have a nice day/trip. See you later! Don’t forget to give me a call. Enjoy yourself.
Passage I The Way Americans Greet
Greeting The simplest thing to say is "Good morning," "Good afternoon'" or "good evening." This greeting is given to one whom you know only slightly, or to any one you are passing quickly. "How are you" is usually used when you are not in such a hurry. No answer is expected other than " Fine, thank you." "hello " is the commonest form of greeting between good friends. The simplest thing to say is "Good morning," "Good afternoon'" or "good evening." This greeting is given to one whom you know only slightly, or to any one you are passing quickly. "How are you" is usually used when you are not in such a hurry. No answer is expected other than " Fine, thank you." "hello " is the commonest form of greeting between good friends.
Text-related Information When to Shake Hands It is customary to shake hands when you first meet someone. And usually friends shake hands when they meet after not having seen each other for some time. However it is not necessary to shake hands.
Difficult Sentences 1. The Way Americans Greet 美国人的致意 方式 “in which ” is mitted after the way “ in... way” means (to do something) by means of a certain method. Example: I think the way she runs her bookshop is worth studying.
2. Speaking of... time, I‘ve got to run. 说到时间， 我得赶紧跑了。 a present participle clause used as an adverbial of cause/time. It means “when it comes to time, I’m reminded of …” Example: Speaking of books, I should have returned the ones I borrowed last month.
However, American introductions are usually rather simple. 然而，美国式的介绍通常相当简单 。 a conjunct to denote a contrast of this sentence to the previous one. It means “ 可是，然而 ” in Chinese. Example: Money is important. However, you cannot buy happiness with money.
But Americans do sometimes ask such questions. 但是美国人有时确实问到诸如此类的问题。 Do is used here to emphasize the following verb. It means “ 的确, 真的 ” 。 Example: Most people hate the cold weather, but some people do enjoy themselves in winter.
Important Words greet: v. say words of welcome to, express one ‘ s feelings on receiving sb. 问候，致意，打招呼 feelings on receiving sb. 问候，致意，打招呼 FOR EXAMPLE It is important for the students to learn how to It is important for the students to learn how to greet people in English. greet people in English. The American professor greets his students The American professor greets his students with “ Morning! ” with “ Morning! ”
Important Words relationship: n. particular connection or relation; instance of being related 关系，联系 relationship: n. particular connection or relation; instance of being related 关系，联系 FOR EXAMPLE 1.He is making efforts to develop a lasting relationship with Lizzy 2. The teacher has a very good relationship With her students.
Important Words wave: v. move one ‘ s hand to and fro, up and down (to give a greeting or say goodbye) 挥手致意，舞动 wave: v. move one ‘ s hand to and fro, up and down (to give a greeting or say goodbye) 挥手致意，舞动 FOR EXAMPLE 1. When Jane waved goodbye to her Chinese friends, 2. she could hardly hold back her tears. 2. she could hardly hold back her tears. The policeman waved him nearer. The policeman waved him nearer.
Important Words leave: v. go away from; fail or neglect to take/bring sth. 离开，出发；留下，遗忘 FOR EXAMPLE 1. The beautiful city has left a deep impression upon our mind. 2. He is going to leave for Australia next week. 3. I ’ m sorry. I have left my umbrella in your car.
Important Words impression : n. effect produced on the mind or feelings 印象 FOR EXAMPLE 1. The teacher has made a deep impression upon my mind with his devotion to teaching. 2. What‘s your first impression upon him? 3. His speech made a strong impression upon the audience.
prefer : v. like better, would rather do 更喜欢，宁愿 prefer : v. like better, would rather do 更喜欢，宁愿 FOR EXAMPLE FOR EXAMPLE 1. I prefer to have the meeting in the morning rather than in the afternoon. 1. I prefer to have the meeting in the morning rather than in the afternoon. 2. Which do you prefer, tea or coffee? 2. Which do you prefer, tea or coffee? 3. Many people prefer cycling to driving. 3. Many people prefer cycling to driving.
Important Words call: v. & n. address, name, ring sb. up 叫，打电话 call: v. & n. address, name, ring sb. up 叫，打电话 FOR EXAMPLE 1.He is so tall that many of his friends call him Sky. 1.He is so tall that many of his friends call him Sky. 2.This tropical fruit is called coconut. 2.This tropical fruit is called coconut. 3.Please give me a call if you need my help. 3.Please give me a call if you need my help.
Important Words acquaint : v. make familiar with, get to know, reveal to sb. 结识，认识 acquaint : v. make familiar with, get to know, reveal to sb. 结识，认识 FOR EXAMPLE I have become acquainted with my new duties. You should try to acquaint him with the facts of the case.
Read and Think Answer the following questions according to the text. Answer the following questions according to the text. 1. What does an informal greeting really mean to Americans? 1. What does an informal greeting really mean to Americans? 2. Why don’t most Americans like using titles in introductions? 2. Why don’t most Americans like using titles in introductions? 3. What do your American friends want to show when they address you with your first name? 4. Why do Americans ask you some personal questions? 4. Why do Americans ask you some personal questions?
Read and Translate 5Translate the following sentences into English 1 在我们的印象中, 典型的英国绅士总是带着 一把雨伞。 2 对学生来说，文化背景的介绍是这本书最精 彩的部分。 3. 我们在同外国女士交谈时，多数情况下我们 不问及年龄这样的个人隐私问题。 4. 很多年轻人喜欢流行歌曲胜于喜欢老歌； 他 们认为流行歌手很酷。 5. 这个漂亮干净的城市给外国旅游者留下了深 刻的印象。
Key: 1. It is our impression that an English gentleman often takes an umbrella with him. 2. To the students, the introduction to the cultural background is the best part of the book. 3. When we talk with a foreign lady, in most cases we should not ask such personal questions as her age. 4. Many young people prefer pop songs to old songs. They think pop singers are very cool. 5. This beautiful and clean city has left a deep impression upon foreign tourists.