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Starting a conversation with a foreigner in English language learning & further understanding
If we talk with foreigners in English, we can _____________________. We can practise _____________ speaking English V. If we want to speak English fluently, we need a lot of ________, practice [U] n. because practice makes perfect. [U] n. practise our spoken English
practise (V.)+ doing n practice : If we want …, we should practise … basketball piano practice [u] n. because practice makes perfect.
First, exchange a “Hello” or “Hi” with the foreigner. exchange sth. with sb.: give something to each other If you want to keep in touch with your friends, We can exchange ideas or information with each other.
Pay attention to his facial expression and body language.
We can’t force a conversation on foreigners. force on : make sb do what they don ’ t want to do force sb. to accept sth. force sb to do: We can ’ t force our ideas___________ sth.sb. We can ’ t force foreigners ______________________ We can ’ t force others to accept our ideas. to have a conversation. on others.
If you feel like learning English well, what should you pay attention to? pay attention to + n. doing If we feel like learning English well, we should pay special attention to taking notes at class. special / much little / no
If we want to have a pleasant talk with foreigners, we should pay attention to the following points. choose a suitable topic raise an open-ended questions find points of connection
We should pay attention to others’ comments, and we can also comment on what others say. v. n. 1. comment (v.) on : 2. make comments (n.) onmake When 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. positive positive or negative give opinions about
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 Guess the meaning from the context and find the evidence. context
When 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. positive
Decide whether the following situations are positive or negative. 1. We want to practise speaking English with foreigners, so we force them to exchange telephone numbers with us. 4. We force our ideas on foreigners, if they don’t agree with us. 2. Before we keep talking with a foreign, we should pay attention to his facial expression. 3.We should never make comments on what others say. 5. We can exchange culture with foreigners, if they feel like talking.
Discussion During the Expo, what manners should you have? We should pay attention to … We can exchange… We can’t force…
exchange ideas and culture with foreigners pay attention to improving your English practice speaking English force yourself to speak English … comments on your spoken English
Homework 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 ）