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1Starting a conversation with a foreigner in English language learning&further understanding
2If we talk with foreigners in English, we can _____________________. practise our spoken EnglishV.speaking EnglishWe can practise _____________V.If we want to speak English fluently,we need a lot of ________,practice[U] n.because practice makes perfect.[U] n.
3because practice makes perfect. npractise (V.)+doingpractice :[u] n.basketballpianopracticeIf we want …, we should practise…because practice makes perfect.
4First, exchange a “Hello” or “Hi” with the foreigner. exchange sth. with sb.:give somethingto each otherIf you want to keep in touch with your friends,We can exchange ideas orinformation with each other.
5Pay attention to his facial expression and body language.
6We can’t force a conversation on foreigners. We can’t force foreigners______________________to have a conversation.force on :sth.sb.force sb. to accept sth.force sb to do:make sb do whatthey don’t want to doWe can’t force others to accept our ideas.on others.We can’t force our ideas___________
7n. pay attention to + doing If you feel like learning English well, what should you pay attention to?n.pay attention to +doingspecial / muchlittle / noIf we feel like learning English well,we should pay special attention totaking notes at class.
8If we want to have a pleasant talk with foreigners, we should pay attention tothe following points.choose a suitable topicraise an open-ended questionsfind points of connection
9n. v. 1. comment (v.) on : give opinions about We should pay attention to others’ comments, and we can also comment on what others say.n.v.1. comment (v.) on :give opinions about2. make comments (n.) onWhen you talk with a foreigner,if you want to comment on what he says,to be polite, you should pay attention to_________________________making some comments.positivepositive ornegative
10Guess the meaning from the context and find the evidence. But what if the person stops whatever he is doing and looks back or smiles at you? These are positive cues, indicating you can keep talking and start a conversation.A. pleasant B. unpleasant
11When you talk with a foreigner, if you want to comment onwhat he says.To be polite, you should pay attention tomaking some________ comments.positive
12Decide whether the following situations are positive or negative. We want to practise speaking English with foreigners,so we force them to exchange telephone numbers with us.2. Before we keep talking with a foreign, we shouldpay attention to his facial expression .3.We should never make comments on what others say.4. We force our ideas on foreigners, if they don’tagree with us.5. We can exchange culture with foreigners, if theyfeel like talking.
13Discussion During the Expo, what manners should you have? We should pay attention to …We can exchange…We can’t force…
14exchange ideas and culture with foreigners pay attention to improving your Englishpractice speaking Englishforce yourself to speak English…comments on your spoken English
15Homework 1. Read the text again and finish C2. 2. Try to retell the text using all the phrases we have learned.3. Finish the following translation.秘书经常练习打字。（practice）不要轻易与陌生人交换个人信息。（exchange）父母们经常强迫孩子放弃自己的爱好。（force）把自己的想法强加于人是不对的。（force）对他人的观点进行评论时，要注意考虑他人的感受。（attention）