Presentation on theme: "Task : Writing a letter to a friend. Skill Building 1: Guidelines: Think about what questions to ask and write them down in advance. Write brief notes."— Presentation transcript:
Skill Building 1: Guidelines: Think about what questions to ask and write them down in advance. Write brief notes only, not whole sentences. Write down the most important information. Use contractions and abbreviations whenever possible
I beg your pardon? / Pardon me? Could you say that again? Could you repeat that, please? Did you say... or …? Useful Expressions: Discussion & Listening: What would you say if you do not hear or understand an answer?
What things might worry you when you move to a new place? What is one way to meet a new neighbour? What are some things you should do when you meet a person for the first time? If you want to meet people with similar interests to yours, what can you do? What are some things you should do if you want to make true friends?
What things might worry you when you move to a new place? What is one way to meet a new neighbour? How to find your way around, meet people and make new friends Visit their homes with a small gift; join a local club or activity group
What are some things you should do when you meet a person for the first time? Be open and honest about myself; ask him / her questions about herself or himself; listen to what he or she has to say. If you want to meet people with similar interests to yours, what can you do? Join a local club or activity group
What are some things you should do if you want to make true friends? Always be there for them; listen to what they have to say; be honest about myself and my feelings
Free Talk: What do you do when you have a personal problem? Would you talk to your parents or your friends and ask them for advice? Have you ever called a radio programs for advice?
Teen Talk : You can contact Teen Talk by: e-mail / fax / phone / website. (circle) Teen Talk never closes. True □ False □ Callers problems will be reported to parents. True □ False □
Teen Talk listen to ________________________________ Teen Talk offers _________________________________ Teen Talk : teenagers’ problems advice
Listening Part B: Reasons for calling Teen Talk: _____________________________ Description of the problem: _____________________________ _____________________________ Feelings about the problem: _____________________________ have a problem, ask for help have two different friends and they don’t like each other feel divided between the two
Teen Talk’s advice: ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ Planned actions to overcome the problem: ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ Write a letter to each friend and explain the problem; let the three of you meet outside of school Write a letter, meet at their favorite café on Saturday; talk and get to know each other better.
Skill Building 2: AgreeingDisagreeing I agree with you on/that I am of the same opinion (as…) Exactly That’s a good point. That’s how I feel (about…) too. That’s right. You’ve got a point. Yes. And another reason is that… I don’t agree. What about…? I’m not sure that’s true. I see things in a little different way. On the other hand,… Perhaps you are mistaken. Really? I don’t think that … I take your point, but … That’s true, but …
Topics: Friendship is an important part of my life. A good friend must be honest, kind, and have a sense of humour. One or two food friends are better than 100 acquaintances ( 熟人）. Argument:
Writing to a friend: your feelings about friendship the qualities of a good friend your feelings about best friend what makes a good friendship last
Homework: to go over the Task to complete the letter after class to preview the Project