Presentation on theme: "Life is Full of Surprises"— Presentation transcript:
1 Life is Full of Surprises WINTERLife is Full of SurprisesTemplateGülnihan
2 Do you believe that life is full of surprises? Why or why not? WARM UPDo you believe that life is full of surprises? Why or why not?
3 When something happens that you don’t want, how do you feel? WARM UPWhen something happens that you don’t want, how do you feel?
4 WARM UPImagine that you are 30 years old. You have a good job, but you don’t like it. If you were not happy with your job, would you change it? Why or why not?
5 Students will be in small groups They will choose a quotation Quotation activityStudents will be in small groupsThey will choose a quotationFirst they will discuss in their small groups for 1 minute, and then they will share their opinions with whole class.
7 Before Fast ReadingThe national university entrance exam : a test all Iranian students had to take to enter collegeFate: the things that will happen that a person cannot control, destinyDegree: what a student gets for completing a program at a college or universityOfficials: people with responsibility and power in an organization or governmentFinancial: relating to moneyRevolution: a time of great and sudden change in a country, often by force
11 Professor (noun) a teacher at a university or college All of professors have to attend tothe conference yesterday.
12 Medicine (noun) study of illnesses, treatment and injuries She studied medicine atJohns Hopkins University.
13 Get into (verb) to be accepted to study at a school She got into one of the top universities in the country.
14 Medical (adj)Relating to medicine and the treatment of injuries and diseasesHe always wanted to be a doctor, so he went to one of the best medical schools in Turkey.
15 WINTER Score (noun) Template the number of points a student has earned for correct answers in a testThe school's test scoreshave not improved.Template
16 Advanced degreea qualification taken after a first degree, for example an ma or a phdArthur applied for an advanced degree in English Language Teaching.
17 Subject (noun) Something that you learn or teach in a school She prepared a research paper for linguistics in last term, and she wanted to continue to study in this subject.
18 International (adj) relating to or involving more than one nation After I graduated fromthe university, I startedto work in aninternational company.
19 Manage to (verb)to succeed in doing something difficult, especially after trying very hardHow do you manage to stay so slim?
20 Secure (adj)a situation that you can depend on because it is not likely to changeWe want a secure future for our children.
21 WINTER Cause (verb) Template to make something happen, especially somethingbadTsunami caused a lot ofdamages in Japan last year.Template
22 All of a sudden (phrase) suddenly, unexpectedlyAll of a sudden the lights went out.
23 Give up (phrasal verb)to stop doing something, especially something that you do regularlyBeckham has decided togive up football at theend of this season.
24 Work out (phrasal verb) To be successful, or to end in a particular wayFinancially, things haveworked out well for us.
25 Stage (noun)a particular time or state that something or somebody reaches as it grows or develops (phase, step)Jane and Jim got retired, and they decided to travel around the world at this stage in their life.
42 2. Mahmoud decided to study English because he was interested in languages.3. He went to the US becausehe wanted to get an advanced degree in English.4. As an international student, Mahmoud was unusual becausehe went from studying in an ESL program to teaching there, and he did this in two years.
43 5. He lost the chance to teach in Tehran because after the Iranian Revolution, the new government decided they did not want more English teachers.6. He doesn’t plan to start medical school now becausehe does not have the patience.