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1 Unit 3 Life Is All About Change

2 Teaching Objectives Listening for life changes and future. Identifying vocabulary of the stages of life. Expressing intentions.

3 Part One: Vocabulary Link—The stages of life (15 minutes) 1 Part Three: Speaking (60 minutes) 3 Part Two: Listening—The terrible twos (15 minutes) 2 Part Four: Video Course (35 minutes) 4 Teaching Arrangement Part Five: Listening (25 minutes) 5 Part Six: Speaking--Group Discussion (30 minutes) 6

4 Use the words below to complete the information on the timeline. Keys infancyadolescenceadulthoodold age b.______/ baby childyouth/ c._______ d.______ adult/ senior citizen Part 1: vocabulary link a.________ f.____________ The stages of life 1. childhood 2. grown-up 3. infant 4. middle-aged 5. teenager 6. young teenager childhood infant grown-up young middle-aged

5 At what age do these events usually happen? Write the ages when most people first experience these events. Then write the ages when you first did them. _________________ 3. get gray hair _______ PeopleMe _______ PeopleMe ___________________ __________________ Compare your answers with a partner. Ask questions about your partner’s experiences. 6. buy a house/apartment 5. get your first job 4. take a trip with friends 2. vote 1. say your first words

6 Part 2: Listening Proper names Ellie Brandon Other words well-behaved cute Language Notes The terrible twos Well-behaved: if you describe someone, especially a child, as well-behaved, you mean that they behave in a way that adults generally like and think is correct. Cute: pretty and attractive

7 The terrible twos 1. Listen to Ellie and Lee’s conversation. Answer the following question: what do you think the phrase “the terrible twos” means? 1. Ellie is Brandon’s _____. 2. Brandon ______ more now. a.sister b. mother c. aunt a. cries b. laughs c. talks Keys 2. Listen again and circle the correct answers. Do you have any experiences caring for a child? Which age of the child do you think is the most difficult time for you? Why?

8 The terrible twos Listen again. Circle T for true or F for false. 1. Brandon has a brother. 2. Brandon had a birthday last week. 3. Brandon was a good boy before. Keys 4. Brandon has changed. 5. Lee has two infants. 6. Lee tells Ellie to be patient. TF TF F TF TF F T T

9 Part 3: Speaking I’m planning to rent a car. Expressing intentions I’m definitely going to visit Switzerland this summer. I’m sure going to have a skiing holiday this winter for sure. I’ve decided to take up accounting as a career. I’m definitely not going to go anywhere this summer. Very firm intentions Improbable intentions Negative intentions I’m probably going to see Dr. Brown. I may well enter for the competition. I’m thinking about buying a car. I thought I’d drop by the supermarket on the way home. I don’t really feeling like going skiing. I’m not planning to look for a new job. I’m planning to rent a car. I’m going to donate $3,000 to charity. I plan / intend to get a driver’s license. I mean to visit my parents more often this year. Expressing intentions Probable intentions

10 Listen to Peter and Sam’s conversation. Underline Peter’s plans. What are you doing? I’m applying for a driver’s license. Congratulations! What are you planning to do when you get it? Well, first, I’m going to. Really? Where? I’m going to. Sounds like fun! Yeah, and I’m planning to so I can get around. That sounds great. Just be careful. They drive on the opposite side of the road there. Sam: Peter: Sam: Peter: Sam: Peter: Sam: Peter: Sam: I’m planning to rent a car. Practice the conversation with your partner. ________ _____________________ ________ Keys take a trip visit my cousins in England rent a car

11 What do you think are these people’s plans or intentions? Share your ideas with a partner. Write statements about intentions. I’m planning to rent a car. Penny Diego Tisha Work with your partner to make up a conversation about a boy expressing his intentions to one of his parents.

12 The Magic Answer Bag can tell your fortune. You ask it a question and then reach in and pull out your answer. Do you think some people or things can predict the future? Explain your answer. Yes Write each expression from the box below on a slip of paper and fold each paper. Each group puts the papers in a bag or hat. No It’s possible. Maybe. Who knows? Maybe Absolutely! For sure! Of course! No way! Not a chance! It’s not going to happen! The Magic Answer Bag

13 Discuss the Magic Answer Bag’s answers. Do you think they were accurate? Why or why not? Do you know any other ways people use to predict the future? Do you want to know anything about your future? Explain your answers.

14 Part 4: Video Course Turning points In the future … Before You Watch New words move to assimilate get accustomed to teenager put up Language Notes Assimilate: when people assimilate in to a country or when that community assimilates them, they become an accepted part of it. Get accustomed to: know something so well or have experienced it so often that it seems natural, easy to deal with. Put up: build something or place something somewhere.

15 While You Watch Watch the interviews Turning points and circle True or False. Correct the false sentences.

16 1. Kevin and his family moved to a new town when he was a child. 2. Miyuki moved to the U.S. at 18 and learned English in a year. 3. Alejandra went to a camp in the U.S. when she was a teenager. 4. The people at the camp were from different states in Brazil. _________ While You Watch Watch the interviews Turning points and circle True or False. Correct the false sentences. True False Keys

17 1. Kevin and his family moved to a new town when he was a child. 2. Miyuki moved to the U.S. at 18 and learned English in a year. 3. Alejandra went to a camp in the U.S. when she was a teenager. 4. The people at the camp were from different states in Brazil. While You Watch at 8 Brazil countries Watch the interviews Turning points and circle True or False. Correct the false sentences. True False

18 5/3/2015 While You Watch Watch the interviews In the future … and match the names with the information on the right to make true sentences.

19 5/3/2015 While You Watch 1.Dennis ________ 2.Miyuki ________ 3.Jennifer ________ 4.Martin ________ b a.may get married about age 30. b.wants to open a restaurant at about 50 and retire at about 70. c.hopes people will be at peace with each other someday. d.may get married in the future but isn’t sure about it. a Watch the interviews In the future … and match the names with the information on the right to make true sentences. d c Keys

20 5/3/2015 Main characters Claudia OliveiraRoberto Chavez Go with the flow

21 5/3/2015 Look at the photos below. Then check (√ ) Yes or No. Preview I may start as soon as next month. I might. I might not. It’s not a big deal. I don’t plan on working my whole life. Someday … I’m going to quit my job and get out of this stressful life. Well, I’ve pretty much got everything planned already, right up to my retirement. I don’t know, I think you should keep your options open.

22 5/3/ Does Roberto know for sure when he is going to start his new job? 2.Does Claudia know for sure if she’s going to get promoted? 3.Does Claudia plan to leave her stressful life someday? Yes No √ □ √ □ □ √ □ □ □ 4. Does Roberto have everything planned for the future? 5. Does Claudia agree with Roberto’s style of planning for the future? □ □ √ □ Keys √ □ Look at the photos. Then check (√ ) Yes or No. Preview

23 5/3/2015 Claudia asks Roberto when he is going to start his new job. Roberto then asks Claudia if she thinks she’ll get a promotion soon. When Roberto is surprised at her answer, Claudia explains. After Claudia talks about her future, she asks Roberto about his. The two seem to have very different ideas about future plans — but do they really? Read the sentences before you watch the video.

24 5/3/2015 What’s the story? Watch the video and check (√) the sentences that are TRUE. Correct false sentences.

25 5/3/ Roberto hasn’t started his new job yet. 2. Roberto’s not concerned about the new software program he’ll have to use. 3. Claudia offers to help Roberto figure out the software program. 4. Claudia is sure she’s going to be promoted. 5. Claudia might start a new career someday. 6. Roberto thinks he will get promoted to Vice President of Finance. 7. Roberto doesn’t plan to have any children. 8. In the end, Roberto decides to ignore his plans and just “go with the flow.” Keys What’s the story? Watch the video and check (√) the sentences that are TRUE. Correct false sentences. While You Watch √ √ √ √

26 5/3/ ____ Roberto hasn’t started his new job yet. 2.____ Roberto’s not concerned about the new software program he’ll have to use. 3.____ Claudia offers to help Roberto figure out the software program. 4.____ Claudia is sure she’s going to be promoted. 5.____ Claudia might start a new career someday. 6.____ Roberto thinks he will get promoted to Vice President of Finance. 7.____ Roberto doesn’t plan to have any children. 8.____ In the end, Roberto decides to ignore his plans and just “go with the flow.” is concerned isn’t sure plans to have some children goes with the flow only if the flow fits in with his plans √ √ √ √ ╳ ╳ ╳ ╳ Correct the statements that are false.

27 5/3/2015 Here are some useful expressions from the video. Everyday English Talking about goals Figure it out It’s not a big deal. You know that for a fact? go with the flow keep your options open pretty much It won’t be the end of the world. get out of clear-cut, well-defined goals and aspirations Stating intentions What are you planning to do? I don’t plan on working my whole life. I’m definitely going to travel. I might even move to another country. What are your plans? … want to succeed.

28 5/3/2015 Don’t worry. I’m a software expert. I’ll help you (1) __________. Thanks. Hey, what about your job? Your boss was transferred to the Asian office. Are you going to get promoted? I might … I might not. (2) _______________. Huh? I’ve been thinking lately, I don’t (3) _________________________. Someday, maybe in five years or so, I’m going to quit my job and (4) ________ this stressful life. You know, relax. Have some fun! Oh. (5) _______________________? Watch the video again and fill in the blanks with the information you hear. It’s not a big deal Keys While You Watch figure it out Claudia: Roberto: Claudia: Roberto: Claudia: Roberto: get out of What are you planning to do plan on working my whole life

29 5/3/2015 (6) _________________________... I might even move to another country, maybe work as volunteer — I could even start a new career! Maybe one where I can help people … or help the world. What about you? (7) ________________, Well, I’ve (8) _____ got everything planned already, right up to my retirement. Yep, And when I’m 35 or 36, I’m going to settle down, get married, and have some kids. Oh you are, are you? (9) ___________________ ? Well, it’s not a fact — yet. But really, if (10) _________________, you need to have (11) ____________________________________. Keys While You Watch I’m definitely going to travel What are your plans pretty You know that for a fact Watch the video again and fill in the blanks with the information you hear. Claudia: Roberto: Roberto: Claudia: Roberto: you want to succeed clear-cut, well-defined goals and aspirations … … … …

30 5/3/2015 Complete this quiz about your future life. I may/might I willI won’t 2. change my job every other year 4. take a dance class 5. get promoted in my job 7. travel somewhere fun or exciting 8. see or meet a famous person 9. learn to speak a foreign language 10. get a driver’s license 11. have more than one pet 12. buy a sports car After You Watch What do you plan to do in the future? 1. get married more than once 6. live alone 3. retire in 20 years have more than one pet travel somewhere fun or exciting

31 5/3/2015 Part 5: Listening Listen to the story summary three times. For the first time, you should listen carefully to understand its meaning. For the second time, you should fill in the blanks with what they hear. For the last time, you should check their answers. Claudia and Robert are talking about Robert’s new job. Robert is (1)___________, but he’s nervous about learning a new software (2)______. Claudia tells him not to worry and says she’ll help him learn it. Then Robert asks Claudia if she might gets (3)___________soon because her boss was (4)_________. Claudia says that getting promoted is not (5)_________. She explains that her goal is to (6)_______ someday and relax. Roberto, however, says his life is planned already… (7)_______. He thinks it’s important to have (8)_______, but Claudia says that Roberto should (9)_______, and “go with the flow”. Roberto agrees, but only if the “flow” (10) _____________! Keys

32 5/3/2015 Listen to the story summary three times. For the first time, you should listen carefully to understand its meaning. For the second time, you should fill in the blanks with what they hear. For the last time, you should check their answers. Claudia and Roberto are talking about Roberto’s new job. Robert is (1) excited, but he’s nervous about learning a new software (2) program. Claudia tells him not to worry and says she’ll help him learn it. Then Roberto asks Claudia if she might gets (3) promoted soon because her boss was (4) transferred. Claudia says that getting promoted is not (5) big deal. She explains that her goal is to (6) quit her job someday and relax. Roberto, however, says his life is planned already… (7) right up to retirement. He thinks it’s important to have (8) well-defined goals, but Claudia says that Roberto should (9) keep his options open, and “go with the flow”. Roberto agrees, but only if the “flow” (10) follows his plan!

33 5/3/2015 I'm going to… Listen to Mike talking about his future plan and fill in the timeline. Now Study aboard Get married Keys

34 5/3/2015 I'm going to… Listen to Mike talking about his future plan and fill in the timeline. Now Study aboard Get married Return and get a job Become a father Retire

35 5/3/2015 Part 6: Speaking – group discussion What is your future plan in these four years? Do you prefer to live in the city or in the countryside? In what way do you think our life is changing for the better and in what way for the worse?


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