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English ORAL PRACTICE (7) Senior Class
Communication Strategies 4
Unit 1: Neighbors
Unit 1 Neighbors surroundeffortinvaderooster pollutionsuspiciousprivacycrow ruralsophisticatedescalaterestless realitycriticizehostileinteract suitprivacyidyllunsociable Part A: Vocabulary
Unit 1 Neighbors surround mediate inconsiderate confront personality clash suspicious tension threaten hostile Part B: Vocabulary Exercises: Match the meaning with the word unfriendly and not agreeing with something when two people have very different characters and are unable to have a good relationship with each other to tell someone that you will kill or hurt them not thinking about other people or their feelings; a feeling of nervousness before an important or difficult event to be everywhere around something to talk to two separate people involved in a disagreement to try to help them find a solution to their problems making you feel that something is wrong to face or deal with a difficult situation or person
Q & A (Oral Practice) 1.When did Zack and his wife move from their apartment to a house? 2.Where do Zack and his wife live? 3.Why does Zack keep the window closed? 4.Why did Zack move to the countryside? 5.How did Zack describe their neighbor in the village? 6.Did Zack have any friends in the village? Who were they? 7.Why was life harder for Zack’s teenage children? 8.Name the things that city forks have to cope with when living in the countryside. 9.Name some of “unwritten rules” of a city.
Q & A (page 8) 1.Why does Nina want to talk to Sandra? 2.What happens when Sandra’s dog starts to bark? 3.Why does Nina find the barking annoying? 4.Why does Sandra’s dog bark so much? 5.Name the reasons why Sandra keeps a dog. 6.Why has the crime in the neighborhood gone worse? 7.What solution does Sandra come up with? 8.What does Nina offer to do to help pacify the dog? 9.What solution do they come up to solve the crime problem? 10.Name three suggestions for resolving the problem.
Useful Expression for mediation Is there any way we can work this out? Is there anything you can do about it? I can live with that as long as……. It would be very helpful…….. Just keep me informed…….. What about (How about….?) There are a number of solutions…… Could we try…….. ….. Is actually causing problems for me
Case Study Your sister wants to get married to a man whom your parents disapprove of. Your parents have told her that they will NEVER allow the marriage to take place. However, your sister is determined to marry this man. She asks you to convince your parents. Please write a dialogue between you and your parents.
woe A: a point of origin or procurement infrastructure B: the state of being eroded source C: the state or fact of being destroyed destroyed destruction D: grief, regret, or distress sustainable E: capable of being sustained sustained erosion F: the underlying foundation or basic framework Vocabulary: Match the meaning with the word
moderateG: very small in amount trek H:a set of animals or plants in which the members have similar characteristics minimal I: to walk a long distance, usually over land such as hills, mountains or forests species J: unusual and often exciting because of coming from a far, especially tropical country caterK: avoiding extremes of behavior or expression exoticL: to provide, and sometimes serve, food Vocabulary: Match the meaning with the word
Q & A (Oral Practice) 1.What kinds of countries may view tourism as a great opportunity for economic development? 2.How many people travel from an industrialized country to a developing country? 3.Name some industrialized countries. 4.Name some developing countries. 5.How many percent of the revenue from the trip stay in the country? 6.Name some famous tourism attractions.
Map of Jamaica
Map of Bhutan
Q & A (Oral Practice) 7. Where is Jamaica? 8.What is the price that Jamaica has to pay for its tourism business? 9.List the reasons that isolate the tourists from the 10.local population. 11.Where is Bhutan? How can you get to Bhutan? 12.Please use three adjectives to describe Bhutan. 13.Please list Bhutan’s approach to tourism.
Negative and Positive Effectives of Tourism (A)Locals get a high income from tourism (B)Destroy ecosystems and environments (C)Traffic congestion and pollution (D)Different cultures can be educational (E)Demand for holiday homes makes housing too expensive for local people (F)Tourists mainly come to see the scenery and wildlife, so there is pressure to conserve habitats and wildlife (G)Inhibits locals from performing traditional tasks (H)Increase job for local people
Negative and Positive Effectives of Tourism Name the positive effects of tourismName the negative effects of tourism
Useful Expressions for asking critical questions How can you say -----? Don’t you think….? You have to accept….. You think you are mistaken….. What about…..? What makes you so sure……? isn’t it? (tag questions)
Interjection An interjection is a word used in a sentence to convey one’s emotion. An interjection is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence. The highlighted words are interjections: Ouch, that hurts! Oh no, I forgot that physics exam is today. Hey! Put that down! I don't know about you but, good lord, I think taxes are too high!
Case Study According to the Tourism Bureau, after the new policy takes effect, mainland tourists are expected to contribute NT$550 billion in tourism revenue to Taiwan next year and help create 400,000 jobs, especially for tourism- related facilities such as hotels and restaurants. The bureau further said Taiwan's tourism industry will become one of the biggest employers over the next five years, thanks to an influx of Chinese tourists.
Case Study Taiwan has opened itself to a flood of Chinese tourists. Do you agree with this article? In your opinion, what are the negative and positive effects of this policy?
Unit 3 Media Violence
Types of Movies Animated movieThe hangover Action movieThe silence of the lamb Historical movieCowboys & Aliens War movieThe Lake House RomanceCannibal ThrillersLawrence of Arabia Western movieIndependence Day science fiction movieThe Green Hornet Horror movieToy story ComedySchindler’s List
Types of TV Programs Sports A TV program that documents real life events SitcomA fictional TV story Documentary A show that helps people change their image Soap operaPrograms such as Super bowl, League shows CartoonFeaturing real people Drama An amusing TV series about fictional characters MakeoverAnimated characters RealityA drama about people’s daily lives.
Unit 3 Media Violence violencedisturbtortureentertain censorshipfantasywitnessomit classificationgratuitoushighlightaggression crueltyoffensiveevidenceintegral
Unit 3 Media Violence match the meaning with the word A: Imagination, dreams B: the actions or practices of censors C: not involving a return benefit D: the quality or state of being cruel E: causing displeasure or resentment F: systematic arrangement in categories according to established criteria violencedisturbcensorshipfantasy classificationgratuitouscrueltyoffensive
Unit 3 Media Violence match the meaning with the word tortureentertain witnessomit highlightaggression evidenceintegral A: a forceful action or procedure B: to show hospitality to C: something that furnishes proof D: to leave out E: essential to completeness F: something that is of major significance or special interest
Q & A: (Oral Practice) 1.Why does the author write this article? 2.In your opinion, what kind of movie does this author create? 3.Why does the author say that violence surrounds us? 4.Please find some lyrics talking about violence. 5.Please explain the motion picture rating system. 6.In your opinion, what makes children behave violently? 7.Name the reasons why violent TV programs and movies are not suitable for children? Q &A (Oral Practice)
8.Do you agree that watching violence in movies increases violent behavior ? 9.When speaking of crime, how does the author describe Japan? 10.What would you describe the crime situation in Taiwan? 11.Do you think there is too much violence in Taiwanese TV programs? 12.What does “copycat” mean? Please give an example to illustrate the word. 13.Do you think there is any link between the violent behavior and violent movies? 14.What kinds of movies do you like to watch? How often do you go to a movie?
Useful Expressions for clarification I understand that ….. It is my understanding that.. Do you mean that…? Isn’t that…? Do you believe that….? Are you saying that…? Are you suggesting that…? Am I hearing correctly…? It is true that….? You are implying that…..
Case Study Use appropriate Language to ask for clarification Sue is in the office with her co-workers during a break. She understands most of the conversation. Suddenly, one of them says something and everyone begins laughing. The co- worker used an unusual expression. Anna does not laugh because she does not know the expression.
Unit 4 Body Image
Q & A (Oral Practice) 1.What does BMI stand for? 2.How to calculate BMI? 3.Name the health problems caused by overweight orobese. 4.Name the health problems caused by underweight or super slim. 5.Describe your personally perfect body shape. 6.What are the effects of Fashion on body image? 7.What issue has the fashion industry often been criticized?
8.What is the probable cause of death of Luisel Ramos, and Ana Carolina? 9.Why is it inappropriate to use unnaturally thin models? 10.Why does the fashion industry like to use “size-zero” models? 11.Why more and more people seek plastic surgery? 12.Use your own words to explain the following sentence: “Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart” Q & A (Oral Practice)
anorexicobeseliposuction obsesseating disorder bulimicsedentarycrash disorder Vocabulary Exercise: Match the meaning with the word A: excessively fat B:operations involve the surgical suctioning of fat deposits from specific parts of the body C: An eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. D: Accustomed to sitting or to taking little exercise E: An eating disorder characterized by episodic binge eating and followed by feelings of guilt, depression, and self-condemnation. F: a diet which is extreme in its nutritional deprivations, typically restricting calorie intakedietcalorie
Vocabulary Exercise : Match the meaning with the word prominentstunningproportion dissatisfiedsusceptibleurban enhancedunattainableaspect A: relating to a city B: causing astonishment or disbelief C: capable of submitting to an action, process D: proper or equal shareproper E: widely and popularly known
A prefix is added to the beginning of a word, or to a word root to change its meaning. For example adding un to pleasant becomes unpleasant. It makes the original word antonym. Prefix Negative prefixes include un in, im, dis, mis, il Use the negative prefixes from above to make each of these words into antonyms.
Add “un in, im, dis, mis, il” to from negative meaning _________dress _________polite _________ possible _________ justice ________decided ___________legal _________experience _________ approve _______behave _________ sufficient _________ polite ________cooked ________acceptable _________ logical
achievable content enhancement natural overconfident overweight unattractive active Write the opposites
Q & A (Oral Practice) 1. Why does Janine feel depressed? 2. Why is Janine going on a diet? 3. Name the ways to lose weight. 4. In your opinion, what is the best way to lose weight? 5. Name the reasons why Janine wants to lose weight. 6. What is the difference between obese and overweight? 7. What is a crash diet? Is it a health way to lose weight?
Q & A (Oral Practice) 8. What does Chris think of liposuction? 9. Why doesn’t Janine have a liposuction? 10. Why does Chris work out in a gym? 11. What do you think about plastic surgery? 12. Is it wrong for a person to look good?
Complete the sentences with your own idea (Oral Practice) 1. I am not saying it is wrong to look good, but 2. I am not saying religion is wrong, but 3. I’m definitely going to 4. I’m definitely going to start 5. I can’t believe that people would 6. I can’t believe that you 7. All I am saying is 8. All I asking is
Complete the sentences with your own idea (Oral Practice) 1. Why is Gerry McCall banned from using computers? 2. According to Gerry, why did he repeatedly hack into U.S. military computer networks? 3. Use your own words to explain the following terms. A: computer geeks B: computer nerds C: hackers 4. List the crimes mentioned in this passage. 5. List the threats posed by cybercrime in this passage. How can you keep your computer safe on the internet?
Unit 5 Cybersafe?
Vocabulary Match the meaning with the word anti- spywareA: A firewall is a device designed to permit or deny network transmissions based upon a set of rules and is frequently used to protect networks from unauthorized access anti-virusB: Types of program designed to prevent and detect unwanted spyware program installations and to remove those programs if installed. chat roomC: Electronic terrorism or information war computer virusD: A Computer expert or enthusiast cyberterrorismE: A place online where a group of people can get together and talk about a particular subject. firewallF: A computer program that can replicate itself and spread from one computer to anotherA computer program geekA protective software designed to defend your computer against malicious software
Vocabulary Match the meaning with the word input A: The act of sending an to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft. hackerB: Something put into a system in its operation to achieve output or a result, illegal download C: A means of approaching PIN numberD: Downloading something illegally phishingE: Be destroyed completely accessF: Someone who attempts to break into computer systems wipe outG: Personal identification number
Q & A Oral Practice 1.Why Mark feels stressed out. 2. What made Mark’s term paper lost? 3. Didn’t Mark have any virus protection? 4. Why Emma thinks that the internet is dangerous place? Do you agree with her? 5. Why does Emma not like using the internet? 6. Why does Mark think that she’s being too cautious? 7. What happened to Emma’s uncle? 8. Why is the Internet useful to people living in a small town?
Oral Practice: Use your own idea to complete these sentences 1.The Internet is a dangerous, for example… 2.You can take steps to avoid problems with the internet such as…. 3.There’s no absolute guarantee of internet safety, take….. 4.There are many ways of being careful when using a computer such as ……..