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1 Lead-in Brain-teaser  Who is closer to you, your mom or your dad? Why?  Mom is closer, because Dad is father ( farther )

2 Lead-in Brain-teaser  What is the smallest bridge in the world?

3 Interestingly Tricky

4 全新版大学英语综合教程第二册 Unit 7 Text A

5 Main Content Glorious English wonderful, very beautiful or impressive History

6 Main Content Messy Messy Glorious English

7 dough cough plough rough hiccough through thorough

8 Messiness Conflicts between Pronunciation and spelling HomophoneHomograph Homonym

9 Messiness Conflicts between Pronunciation and spelling HomophoneHomograph Homonym

10 NC Nao Can ( 脑残 ): impaired-brain The brain has two parts: one is left, and the other is right. Their left brain has nothing right, and the right brain has nothing left.

11 NC Nao Can ( 脑残 ): impaired-brain The brain has two parts: one is left, and the other is right. Their left brain has nothing right, and the right brain has nothing left. Homonym ( 同音同形异义词 )

12 Messiness Conflicts between Pronunciation and spelling Homophone Homograph Homonym

13 Homophone ( 同音异形异义词 )

14 Messiness Conflicts between Pronunciation and spelling Homophone Homograph Homonym

15 Homograph ( 同形异音异义词 ) Billy will present Tom with his present. I object to that object being here.

16 Messiness Conflicts between Pronunciation and spelling Illogical

17 “Noses run” while “feet smell”

18 Messiness Conflicts between Pronunciation and spelling Illogical Too huge a vocabulary

19 ?

20 Main Content Messy Glorious Glorious English

21 History

22 Two Personifications German is the Father of English. German is the Father of English. French is the Mother of English.

23 Germanic tribes – the Angles, the Saxons etc. – slipped across the North Sea to settle in Britain in the 5th century. (para. 10)

24 Their language became “ the Old English or Anglo- Saxon English ”, the core of our language. (Para. 4) The first stage: Old English ( )

25 Usually short and direct, these are words that we still use today for the things that really matter to us. (Para. 4)

26 Two Personifications German is the Father of English. French is the Mother of English. French is the Mother of English.

27 The Second Stage: Middle English ( ) The Norman Conquest Another flood of new vocabulary occurred in 1066, when the Normans conquered England. (Para. 14)

28 Animal Meat

29 GloriousMessiness Oxymoron ( 矛盾修饰法 ) a deliberate combination of two words that seem to mean the opposite of each other

30 Question for Critical Thinking Some scholars in China are worried that currently the Chinese language is being contaminated by English and one day Chinese may lose its “ purity ”. Do you think this concern is justified or unreasonable?

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