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Oral English Training 2013-8. Things to Remember  What should a visitor to your country know about local customs? Make a list. Include these points.

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1 Oral English Training

2 Things to Remember  What should a visitor to your country know about local customs? Make a list. Include these points.  Greeting people  Staying in /visiting someone’s home  Travelling by bus or train  Giving and receiving gifts  Taking photos  Shopping/Eating

3 Things to Remember  Some do’s and don’ts when visiting my country  Do’s  When you visit…, you’re supposed to…  It’s the custom to…  You’re also expected to…  Don’ts  In…, it’s not acceptable for visitors to…  People aren’t supposed to…  You are not expected to…

4 Holidays and Festivals Chinese New Year January or February Chinese people celebrate with firecrackers ( 鞭炮 ) and dragon dances.

5 Holidays and Festivals Valentine’s Day February 14 People in many countries give chocolates, flowers, or jewelry ( 珠宝 ) to the one they love.

6 Holidays and Festivals Children’s Day May 5 Japanese families put up colored streamers ( 长条 旗 ) shape like fish, in honor of their children.

7 Holidays and Festivals Day of the Dead November 2 Mexican families offer food to the dead and then have a meal in a cemetery ( 墓地 ).

8 Holidays and Festivals  Do we celebrate these or similar holidays?  What other special days do we have?  Can you describe them?

9 Let’s celebrate! Celebrations Activities Things we give/receive Special food and drink Special occasions

10 Complete the word map. Add one more word to each category.  Anniversary 纪念日  Cake  Cards  Dancing  Fireworks  Flowers  Fruit punch 水果酒  Parade 游行  Party  Presents  Roast turkey  Wedding

11 recent celebration Now, describe a recent celebration using some of the words. A: A: I went to a friend’s birthday party recently. There was live music and dancing. B: B: What kind of music did they play? ……

12 Special Days  Write 3 sentences about 3 holiday.  (Eg. It’s a day when people honor workers)  Then tell your partner your sentences and let he/she guess the name of the holiday.  (Eg. Is it Labor Day?)

13 Wedding day  Where do weddings normally take place?  Is there a ceremony and a reception? How are they different?  Do the bride and groom wear special clothes?  Who gives gifts?  Do guests give speeches at the reception?

14 Wedding day  Now, let’s listen to conversation and find out about traditional Japanese weddings How to keep a conversation going: 1.Add follow-up question 2.Ask for more information 3.Show interest

15 What do you know about wedding customs in North America?  Match these phrases with the information below. your hometown  What happens when people get married in your hometown?  Complete the statements in part A with your own information.

16 Dialogue Making a wedding day  Make a new dialogue about a wedding day.  Use the dialogue you have as a model and other information you have learnt.


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