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2 3 I. Facts and Opinions Reading Skills Most reading passages contain ideas based on facts and opinions. The ability to recognize differences between facts and opinions can help us to achieve a deeper level of understanding in our reading. ideas facts opinions
2 3 Reading Skills Fact: statement that tells what really happened or what really is the case. Example: One day, my mother called me, to invite me to a birthday dinner for my father.
2 3 Reading Skills Opinion: statement of belief, judgment or feeling. It shows what someone thinks or feels about a subject. Example: In his dark business suits he looked nice but easily forgettable, like somebody’s nephew at a funeral.
2 3 II. Practice the Skill : F or O Reading Skills 1. I am sure that time will only confirm what we feel deeply about each other. 2. I arranged it so my mother would want to cook a meal especially for him. 3. I was hoping she would say something first concerning Rich. O F F
2 3 Reading Skills 4. Maybe our children will have some problems, but whose children don’t? 5. He had brought a bottle of French wine, something he did not know my parents could not appreciate. O F
2 3 I. Make Your Own Movie Text Study Write a script: Rich Meeting His Future Mother-in-law. Try to make your movie interesting and innovative. Tips for Writing
2 3 1. Get your story straight. 2. Make your characters interesting and innovative. 3. Create an outline. 4. Maintain your style. Remember, scripts are all about action and dialogue. 5. Set the scene. 6. Format your writing.Tips Text Study
2 3 Work in a group of four, Father, Mother, Rich and I, and act in your movie. II. Act it Out Text Study
2 3 Rich Meeting His Future Mother-in-law Text Study
2 3 Focus Study Focus Study Active Expressions Active Expressions
2 3 I. Active Expressions 1. And I couldn’t save him later at the dinner table either. 2. …I knew he had failed miserably in her eyes. 3. …he said modestly,” Well, I think we hit it off A-OK.” Practice Pick up the active expressions in the following: Notes to the Text—Active Expressions
2 3 save help to avoid; keep for sb; fail not do what is expected hit off go on well with each other Notes to the Text—Active Expressions
2 3 1. If you do it tonight, it’ll save you from having to get up early. 2. When we needed his help, he failed us. 3. Your suggestion hits off with our plan. 1. 你如果今晚做这件事, 明天就不必早起。 2. 当我们需要他帮助的时侯，他令我们失望。 3. 你的建议符合我们的计划。 Notes to the Text—Active Expressions Translation
2 3 II. Focus Study 1. As is the Chinese cook’s custom, my mother always made negative remarks about her cooking. “as” 是关系代词，引导关系从句。 Notes to the Text—Focus Study Translation 众所周知，她极受学生欢迎。 As is common knowledge, she is very popular among her students.
2 3 Notes to the Text—Focus Study 2. And even though I was hopeful throughout the dinner that my mother would somehow see Rich’s kindness,… be hopeful (…) that … Translation 他们会按时完成任务，对这一点我是抱有 希望的。 I’m hopeful that they’ll fulfill the task on time.
2 3 Story Making Word Using Old to New Chinese to English
2 3 他总能想出一个理由来让他们再耽搁上一个月。 He could always come up with a reason for them to linger another month. I. Word Using Key Translation 1. come up with think of or suggest Words and Expressions—Word Using
2 3 2. win over to get somebody’s support Use it Words and Expressions—Word Using — The most important thing is to … — There are many ways. For example, … Suppose you are hunting a job. How to win over the future employers?
2 3 3. arrange v. plan the details Use it Words and Expressions—Word Using — Firstly, notify the guests in advance… (clean the house, go to the supermarket …) How to arrange a birthday party?
2 3 4. concerning prep. about (sb. / sth.) 要是你了解任何有关最近车站所发生事情的情 况，请与警方联系。 If you have any information concerning the recent event at the station, please contact the police.Translation Key Words and Expressions—Word Using
2 3 5. anticipate v. guess or imagine in advance 在生意场上，你必须事先估计到你的竞争对手 会如何行动。 In business, you’ve got to anticipate how your competitors will act.Translation Key Words and Expressions—Word Using
2 3 6. on the …side 价格太高了点。天气有点凉。Practice Words and Expressions—Word Using rather, a little too… The price is on the high side. The weather is on the cold side. Key
2 3 7. compel v. I felt morally compelled to help those who are in great need.Translation Key Words and Expressions—Word Using force 我觉得在道义上我应该帮助那些有困难的人。
2 3 8. on one’s behalf 我谨代表在座的各位，祝你们旅途愉快。 On behalf of everyone here, may I wish you a very happy journey.Translation Key Words and Expressions—Word Using instead of someone
2 3 9. criticize v. 报道对警方未能解决这个问题提出了强烈批评。 The report strongly criticizes the police for failing to deal with this problem.Translation Key Words and Expressions—Word Using point out the mistake of sb. or sth.
2 3 10. clue n. 警方仍在寻找线索以便找到失踪的女孩。 Police are still looking for clues in their search for the missing girl.Translation Key Words and Expressions—Word Using a fact or idea as a guide or aid in a problem
2 3 11. diplomatic a. skillful or artful in dealing with people How to be diplomatic in dealing with people? Use it Words and Expressions—Word Using — Learn to say the right thing at the right time. (observe how other people act, …)
2 3 12. hit it off get along very well How to hit it off with your classmates? Use it Words and Expressions—Word Using — Learn to be sincere when getting along... (try to help each other when in trouble, …)
2 3 3. Police are anxious to hear _______________ _______________________ ( 关于他的行踪的 任何信息 ). 1. ________________ ( 要注意方式） when you refuse her invitation. 2. These shoes are _______________ ( 大了一点 ). Try to be diplomatic on the large side any information concerning his whereabouts 4. Fortunately Jones and his new boss _________ ___________________ ( 一开始就很合得来 ). hit it off from the very beginning A mini-test Words and Expressions—Word Using
2 3 5. She wanted to marry, but ________________ ________________ ( 她母亲说什么也不同意 ). her mother could never be won over Words and Expressions—Word Using
2 3 II. Old to New find organize about expect force make it clear go on doing in some way unhappily get on well with come up with arrange concerning anticipate compel proclaim proceed to do somehow miserably hit it off Words and Expressions—Old to New
2 3 III. Chinese to English Words and Expressions—C to E 赢得 …… 的心 配料 结实地 代表 无辜；装作不知 方言 像样的 批评 圆滑 win over ingredient compactly on one’s behalf innocently dialect appropriate criticize diplomatic
2 3 IV. Story Making Make a story in your group with the words given. Each sentence should contain one of the words. Your story should be logical, meaningful and smooth. Words and Expressions—Story Making compel innocent come up with anticipate somehow
2 3 We were anticipating the party for the coming National Day. Somehow someone played a joke on me and asked me to give performance at the party. I felt innocent. I was compelled to think about what to perform. At last, I came up with an answer—I was going to play a joke back on those guys.Reference Words and Expressions—Story Making