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1 Festivals: Thanksgiving The fourth Thursday in November

2 Thanksgiving is Originated! become a holiday 400 years ago, in originated in Massachusetts when the pilgrims arrived and settled in They were greeted by the Iroquois Indians and one year later they had a Thanksgiving Feast.

3 Thanksgiving Celebration On Thanksgiving families get together and have a big harvest feast! They eat turkey, corn, stuffing, potatoes, cornucopias, pumpkin pie, and crops. Everyone gets a BIG stomach ache!

4 Thanksgiving Customs The customs of Thanksgiving are, eating, seeing your family, singing, thanking people for coming over and coming to their celebration! It is a thankful holiday!

5 More Thanksgiving Customs One of the customs on Thanksgiving is being thankful for people coming to your house. We are thankful for this because some people don’t see their family too much.

6 Nowadays

7 Consonant-consonant Liaison

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10 Asking about & Giving Opinion Listening Task: a Dialogue

11 Watching time for main idea What are they talking about in the ACT? Key words: Career ; children

12 Anticipation---discussion

13 Continuing Watching

14 Dictation-- “Asking opinions” Ellen: _________________________________ _________________________________ __________. Marilyn: What did you do I’ve been meaning to ask you what you were thinking about I’ve been meaning to ask you what you were thinking about regarding going back to work __________________? _________________________________? Do you think Do you think you made the right decision

15 Dictation--- “Asking and giving opinions” Ellen: _______________________________ Marilyn: And you gave up your career as a music teacher Not exactly. I continued to teach piano lessons at home. __________________________________ ? ___________________________ when Susan and Richard were babies? How do you feel about How do you feel about being away Marilyn: Ellen: I think I think we did the right thing for them…

16 Dictation--- “Asking and giving opinions” Ellen: _________________________________ Susan: Why can’t Why can’t you work at home, ______________________ Marilyn? You’re very talented. Designing dresses is a career you could establish out of your home, couldn’t you? And you could And you could make your dresses at home.

17 Asking and giving opinions_ Unit 7 page 62 Why can’t you…? And you could... How do you feel about being away I think … I’ve been meaning to ask you what you were thinking about… Do you think…? Asking opinion: Giving opinion:

18 Fact or Opinion? Useful Expressions 1.Being with him helped. 陪着他,会好一些。 2. You seem to be enjoying the pressure. 你好像挺喜欢这种压力似的。 3. Why does this have to be one or the other? 为什么必须非此即彼?

19 Culture related to career choices

20 Expressions about making choices_Confusing

21 Expressions about making choices_Decision

22 Group work: Words Related to accommodation 1.Put the words given to you on the card in the same categories according to the following: a. university owned accommodation b. private accommodation 2. Discuss with your partners the differences and similarities for those two kinds of accommodation. Find a secretary to take down what you said by giving a clear list. 3. With all accommodation information collected, what’s your choice?

23 Watching time Act I A great little Apartment

24 Fact or Opinion? Listening and Speaking Time Halls of Residence Self-catering Accommodation 举炊宿舍 Single room Double room No kitchen With kitchen and other furniture

25 Fact or Opinion? Listening and Speaking Time Self-catering Accommodation University How far? When do I …? Are you an…? Could you tell me…if …? You may consider … Private accommodation

26 Students’ Union Building Mr. David Listening and Speaking Time

27 Dictation--- “Asking and giving opinions” Male speaker: _________________________________ _________________? Female student: Could you possibly tell me what to do if Could you possibly tell me what to do if no vacancy is available Yes._______________________________.The university runs an _______________________________, and ________________. You may consider You may consider private accommodation Accommodation Information Office staff will help you

28 Fact or Opinion? Useful Expressions 1.This ( price) will apply throughout this academic year. 2. the university main site 3. Could you possibly tell me what to do if no vacancy is available? 4. Whom can I contact?

29 Fact or Opinion? Culture Related to accommodation Halls of residence Studio accommodation Apartment accommodation Self-catering accommodation Studio accommodation Apartment accommodation

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