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Class Objectives Topic: Arguing about the truth Function: a. talk about possibilities b. arranging a business dinner;
Functional Language If we don’t, the competition may beat us to it. I promised you I wound’t let my emotions color my judgement. But if you let me down, I’m giving the story to John. put us in disadvantage situation Disappoint someone by failing to do as was expected. affect, influence
Functional Language -- Things aren’t always as they seem. -- And sometimes things are exactly the way they seem.
Speaking Talking about possibilities: It is possible that … There’s a chance that… It’s likely that… xxx might….
Speaking Asking about possibilities: Do you think that… Is it possible that… Is there a chance… Responding Sure. / It is possible. / Maybe. / Perhaps. / Could be. / I don’t think so. / Not a chance.
Practice – It is possible… Suppose you were in the stadium at the time when Liu quitted in hundred- metre hurdles first run…
Situation 2 A master student in Tongji University collected rubbish.
Situation 3 A serious fire accident happened in a girl’s doom of Shanghai Commercial College.
Discussion how to handle a business dinner? Doing business over dinner is a good way to build relationships and seal the deal. However, it is no easy thing. Get it right, and it’s duck soap. Get it wrong, and you are dead in the water. So ladies and gentlemen, please pay all your attention to what we are going to learn today, and I don’t think anybody here wants to die in the water.
Activity: Role-Play: ⅰ.Students are divided into different groups (three or four/group) to have a role-play about business dinner by using the expressions just learned within 10 minutes. ⅱ.Ask different groups to perform before their fellow students. ⅲ.Ask students to make comments on others’. ⅳ.Ask different groups to record their performance by using cell phone or other digital devices and then listen to it on their own. ⅴ.Share ideas with others after listening to their own voice.
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