2016年11月30日水曜日

Advancing 2-Nov.30th

1. Kikutan-6K  Day 40 
2. Read & Write-3  Unit 4  Writing a Summary and Personal Response
- Blog Review the Summary Fantasy Baseball/Q-Skill
☆Blog The world largest matrilineal society  [Photo-text] 
[1] Explain the Minangkabau ethnic group four to six sentences. => Speak it in 60 seconds.
[2] If you were a boy/girl in the Minangkabau community, what would you do? Would you follow the traditions or seek your way of life? => Speak your answer in 60 seconds.
3. Inside Reading-3 Unit 7  Neuroscience Reading-1  Mind Wide Open
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar
[P1-L2]  inscape  the essential inner nature of a person, an object-> landscape  [L3] MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scan utilizes a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within the body.  PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scan uses radiation, or nuclear medicine imaging, to produce 3D color images of the functional processes within the human body.  [L5] apparatus  [æpəˈrætəs/ˈreɪtəs] a group/combination of instruments, tools, materials for a particular function; equipment; fire-fighting ~  - systematic organization of activities, functions, processes for a specific goal; organization, system; digestive ~, government ~
[P2-L14] adrenaline [əˈdrɛnəlɪn] a hormone that is secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress and increases heart rate, pulse rate, and blood pressure, and raises the blood levels of glucose and lipids. [L15] a spike of  an abrupt increase or rise; surge [L17] subroutine   a section of a computer program that is stored only once but can be used when required at several different points in the program
[L17] on any given day, at any given moment -> in any given place  [P3-L21] contributing editor  a writer who regularly contributes articles to newspaper, magazine or online articles, but does not actually edit articles. Often a freelancer.   [L25] ant heaps  a group of things placed, thrown, or lying one on another; pile; a heap of stones/people  [L27] sphere  - a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center  - particular field of activity; environment: that's out of my~  - globe 
[P4-L34] module  a self-contained unit or item which itself performs a defined task and can be linked with other such units to form a larger system, spacecraft module   [P6-L38] take for granted; accept, believe, assume, presume [L42] by instinct  - an inborn pattern of behavior that is characteristic of a species and is often a response to specific environmental stimuli: maternal ~  - a powerful motivation or impulse: ~ shopping/purchase  - altruistic instincts in social animals.  - an innate capability or aptitude: an ~ for diplomacy
[L44] devise to invent sth new or a new way to do sth; create, come up with, design; to ~ a method
Dic[L46] distinctive; different, unique, original, special; ~ style/color/look -> distinct; apparent, obvious, specific; ~ smell/music/color  -> distinguish  recognize the difference between two; differentiate, divide, identify; ~ between A and B, ~ A from B   [L49] an instant gut reaction  [P7-L55] amygdala  an almond-shaped part of brain that performs a primary role in the processing of memory, decision-making, and emotional reactions  [L58] decode  to convert an encoded message, text, digital data into ordinary language/sound/image; ~ encrypted message/password <-> encode  [L60] dimmer<- dim (adj) not clear because lack of light; to ~ read  (v) make/become dim  [P8-L62] traumatic [trəˈmæt ɪk]; frightening/frightful <- trauma [trou-muh/AmE, traw-]  a powerful shock that may have long-lasting effects  [L62] trigger ; cause to happen; bring about, generate, set off  
[L69] oxytocin [ɒksɪˈtoʊsən] a hormone that stimulates contraction of the smooth muscle of the uterus
 serotonin [sɛr əˈtoʊnɪn] a neurotransmitter involved in sleep, depression, memory, and other neurological processes.
 dopamine [doʊ pəˌmin] a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system to help regulate movement and emotion.
cortisol [ˈkɔrtəsɔl] one of several steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex and resembling cortisone
[L69] sojourn [ˈsoʊdʒɜrn] a temporary stay; layover, brief travel, stayover: during his ~ in Paris.
 [P9-L75] preoccupations<- preoccupy  to occupy beforehand or before others: Thoughts of failure ~ied me. He was too ~ied with his own thoughts. [P10-L84] brings it all alive [L85] sanest <-sane  mentally sound, sensible, reasonable ->sanity, insane  [P11-L88] instructive: informative, enlightening, useful 

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