The number of casualties by landmines have been reduced since an international treaty was signed in 1997.
- abandon to leave completely and finally; leave behind, desert: to ~ one's farm/a child/a ship
- to give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to ~ a research project; to ~ hopes for a stage career
- forbid – forbade-forbidden to prohibit sb in a forceful/authoritative manner (from doing/having sth)
to ~ him entry to the house.: He forbade us from -ing.
2. Read & Write-3 Unit 2 Food and Taste
-Reiew Blog Descriptive Paragraph about your favorite dish in six to eight sentences.
Use at least three descriptive adjectives effectively and appropriately.
=> Peer Review=> Revise=> Group Presen->Q&A -> Choose the best speaker=> Present
3. Inside Reading-3 Unit 3 Reading-2 One Person’s Vandalism Is Another One’s Art
- Review the text and identify the main ideas. Use Dic to help understand the contents.
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar
[P1-L1] a plague and an eyesore - plague -an infectious disease - any cause of trouble; annoyance: Uninvited guests are a ~. - eyesore sth unpleasant to look at: The old building became an ~. [L10] snob a person who strives to associate with those of higher social status [L11] alike (adj) in the same manner, form, or degree; equally, similarly: They treated all customers ~. All three were guilty alike. [L13] tagger-tag draw/write graffiti on, attach a tag to [L15] lesson to reduce in size, extent, or degree; lower, reduce, decrease, shrink: Medication helps ~ the severity of the symptoms. We ~ed our efforts as it became clear…
[P2-L29] muralist<- mural a large picture painted or affixed directly on a wall or ceiling [P5-L31] Dic interpret - to explain the meaning of sth - to understand sth in a specified way - to perform (sth, such as a song or a role) in a way that shows your own thoughts and feelings about it [P5-L40] as a subset of a set that is a part of a larger set [P6-L55] lower property values [L57] arrest or ticket [L58] pass legislation anyone ~ to [L62] allow artistic expression while discouraging vandalism [P8-L78] featured in world renowned ~ ; present, promote, advertise [L90] plaster up to cover walls or ceilings, etc. with plaster: thick material that hardens [L91] Dic aesthetic [es-thet-ik] relating to the philosophy of aesthetics; concerned with notions such as the beautiful and the ugly: artistic, beautiful [P9-L94] edginess<- edgy new and unusual in a way that is likely to make some people uncomfortable; innovative <-edge cutting edge technology [L94] Splasher <- splash of a liquid : to move, fall, or hit something in a noisy or messy way [L100] only way to counter it to do something in defense or in response to something; answer, respond, resist, offset [L104] a fad sth that is very popular for a short time, such as an interest or fashion