2017年1月31日火曜日

Advancing 1-Jan.31st

1. Read and Write Reading 2: A Song Becomes a Hit 
Review writing: Blog Read&Write-Adv.1-Jan.17th  ☆Much fewer errors and better explained. You can do it!
Do you think that social networking sites are a good way to communicate with friends?
- Vocabulary: make up (V-Phrase)
Preview: What do you think the study will say? 
- Skim the Text: Par-1, 8, first sentences of the other pars. -> Main Idea-1  
- Read the text=> Main Idea-2, Details
=>What do you think -A.2 Check According to the article, why people choose the songs that seem popular?
Do you think it’s true that people choose to listen to the same music, watch the same movies or read the same books as their peers? Speak your answer in 60 sec.
=>Blog Write your answer in five to eight sentences.
2. Inside Reading Unit 1 Reading-2 Understanding Philly’s Basement
Review writing: Blog summary within 5 sen. <=Main Points of each chunk! Follow Tips: Tense, Speech
-> Read aloud Par.8=>Blog Task Ground Penetrating System (GPR) (par.8) について100字以内で説明しなさい。
->Check AK Blog
-> Read aloud Par.9 [P9-L90] Their clever tunneling ~ in the city. 
-> Read aloud Par.10 [P10-L110] Responder is equipped with ~ the pipe walls. 
-> Read aloud Par.11 [P11-L115] Locating problem is ~ the bulk of the job. 
-> Words/Expressions [P1-L5] rock-solid   [L6] vast  very large in size, extent, degree, or number; huge, gigantic, enormous, massive: the ~ majority of the attendees, the ~ number of bison, [L7] sewer-sewage; drain-drainage [L10] archaeology-archaeological-archaeologist  [P2-L14] sinkhole  [L19] rig; truck, lorry, [L19] Interstate 99  [P4-L28] liberal-liberally: openly, broadly   in no particular order, [P4-L33] shelter sth that provides cover/protection from weather/danger; place of refuge  [L31] document (v)  [L35] ethnic: racial, cultural, ~ group, ~ bias   [P5-L41] scatter  to throw about in various directions; disperse, spread  [P7-L68] baked clay  [L69] glass fiber optic] [L71] trace-tracer  find/discover sb/sth by searching, find the origin/cause of sth; track down, discover   [P8L73] penetrate  pass into/through, enter the interior of, obtain a share of: invade, go though/into  [L76] radar pulse  rhythm, beat, vibration,  [L81] nano-  very small, one-billionth  [L81] bounce back: rebound   [P9-L86] unravel: unfold, solve, resolve, clear up <- ravel to make a situation/problem more complicated  [L91] notwithstanding; nonetheless, nevertheless, despite  [L97] abandoned tunnel: deserted, left out [L101] smuggle-smuggler (to import or export prohibited or dutiable goods secretly)  [P10-L112] corrode-corrosion  to eat/be eaten away by chemical action as in the oxidation or rusting of a metal  [L112] Dic register  record a name on an official list, ->an instrument shows/records amount  [P11-L116] bulk main part; most, majority  [P12-L126] resin[rɛzɪn] 松やに [L130] harden <-> soften


2017年1月28日土曜日

Advancing 2-Jan.28th

1. Inside Reading-3 Unit 8 Psychology Reading-2  Not Like Other Kids
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. - considerable  large enough to reckon with: a ~ quantity/amount, a lot of; much: he had ~ courage
; abundant, large, extensive, reasonable, substantial  - worthy of respect: a ~ man in the scientific world
  - expertise   expert skill or knowledge; expertness; know-how, ability, savvy, skill: business ~  
-> expertize [ɛkspɜtaɪz]  to act as an expert or give an expert opinion (on)
- reveal   to make known; show, uncover, disclose, expose, tell: to ~ a secret. -> revelation
=> B. Put the sentences in order.
- C. 
- Corpus  analogy  a similarity between like features of two things; comparison, similarity, correlation: the ~ between the heart and a pump, no ~ between your problem and mine.
heredity [hərɛdɪti] (n) the transmission from one generation to another of genetic factors that determine individual characteristics: responsible for the resemblances between parents and offspring; inheritance, genetics
-> hereditary [hərɛdɪˌtɛr i] (adj) of, relating to, or denoting factors that can be transmitted genetically from one generation to another
-> D.
-> E. (the) norm  a standard, model, or pattern. general level or average: Two cars per family is the ~ in America.
(~s) standards of behavior that are typical/accepted within a group/society: social/cultural ~s
2. Open Forum Chapter 8 Technology  Interview with a tech writer 
- Lis w/Transcript-> Voca: cumbersome, 
=> Explain one the topics in 60 sec; Camera by Eastman, Microwave oven, fax machine, typewriter
- Focus of the Listening Skill: Identifying the Purpose of a Story/Example/p.66-67
- Thinking and Speaking: Invention and Innovation   
OALD/COD
- invent: create or design a new device, process, etc. that has not existed before.
- innovate: change something that has already established by introducing new methods, ideas or products.
- Vocabulary: Multi-word Verbs/Phrasal Verbs: 1-> 2-> 3
Phrasal Verb a verb combined with an adverb or/and preposition to give a new meaning.
Go off: blow, explode, detonate, burst, happen
Set out: to begin a journey or course:
- to set out for home. - to undertake; attempt: He ~ to prove his point.
- to design; plan: ~ a pattern. - to define; describe:
- to set out one's arguments. - to plant:
Idioms a group of words whose meaning is different from the meanings of the individual words. 
- all set, Informal. in readiness; prepared: They were at the starting line and all set to begin.
- set forward, to turn the hands of (a watch or clock) to show a later time: When your plane lands in New York, set your watch forward two hours.
- set one's face against: Strongly disapprove, as in Her parents set their faces against her eloping. 
- set store by: to have positive expectations for someone or something; to have high hopes for someone or something. I set great store by my computer and its ability to help me in my work. Bill sets great store by his expensive tools.

2017年1月27日金曜日

Advancing 1-Jan.27th

1. Inside Reading Unit 1 Reading-2 Understanding Philly’s Basement
=> Blog Review the summary of The Popularity of Social Network within 100 words
-> Read aloud Par.4 [P4-L3] For example, in the mid-1800s ~ returned to the South.
-> Read aloud Par.5 [P5-L48] Until we figure out ~ man-eating hole might develop. <= what is it?
-> Read aloud Par.8=> Task Ground Penetrating System (GPR) (par.8) について100字以内で説明しなさい
(Ground Penetrating Systemとは) 地中の物体を探査する方法。地中にレーダー波を発信すると地中に吸収されるか、物体に反射して受信機が探知する。レーダー波の発信から受信までの微小な時間差をソフトが解析して地中の物体のイメージを再現する。(99語)
Wiki: Ground Penetrating System とは地中レーダー探査とは物理探査の一手法で、高周波の電磁波を地中に向けて放射し、ある地中の箇所より跳ね返ってくる反射波の走時を測定することによって、地中の様子を探査する方法。
2. Open Forum Chapter 1 #1 Radio Report about Babies and Sign Language
- 3rd Listening w/Transcript
-> Vocabulary: frustrating-frustrated at/with sth -frustration, toddler, figure out, fascinating
- Thinking & Speaking-1: Dis what the advantages to teaching sign language to babies are.
- Thinking & Speaking-2: What do you think of the idea? 
=> Dis if you think people can communicate with others better by using sign language or any other non-verbal communication more.
=> Organize & Present your idea if you will or should use sign language or any other non-verbal communication more.
- Vocabulary: Verbs of Communication  talk/speak to sb, say/explain/tell sth to sb, tell/ask sb sth
-> Ex-1 -> Ex-2 => Ex-3 Ask & Answer the questions: talk to, tell you, explain to you, say
Blog Reference: Classification of Sign Languages

2017年1月25日水曜日

Advancing 2-Jan.25th

1. Read & Write-3  Unit 5  Reading #2  The Biology of Altruism
- Vocabulary/Pronunciation: 
Dic altruism [ˈæltruɪzəm] the principle/practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others ; unselfish concern, kindness
-> altruistic [æltruˈɪstɪk] unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others; unselfish, humanitarian, philanthropic  egoistic, selfish
hypothesis [haɪˈpɒθəsɪs] a suggested explanation for a group of facts or phenomena, an assumption used in an argument without its being endorsed; assumption, premise, proposition: to formulate/confirm a ~, a ~ about …  -> hypothesize
- Read-> Main Ideas, Details => Speak the main idea of the article in 60 sec.
- Read for Vocabulary/Expressions: (par.1) subject  a person as an object of medical, surgical, or psychological treatment or experiment.  hypothesize-> hypothesis [haɪˈpɒθəsɪs] a suggested explanation for a group of facts or phenomena, either accepted as a basis for further verification    (Par.2) neural- -neuroscience-neuro-economics-> neuron [nʊərɒn] a specialized, impulse-conducting cell that is the functional unit of the nervous system, consisting of the cell body and its processes, the axon and dendrites.  (Par.3) bring about; cause success, achieve, generate
- Vocabulary Skill: Phrasal Verbs   set up, call out, figure out, help out, point out, grow out of 
 - set off: begin a journey - set off for London.
 - set sth off: explode; ~ fireworks,   make an alarm start ringing; ~the alarm 
 - set out: start a journey, start doing something
- What do you think A-1 Discuss how altruistic you are, when or in what occasions you become more or less altruistic to others.
- What do you think B-1=> What do you think has more influence on our decision to help others, the presence of others, human nature or learning? 
Write 5~8 sentences in response including an example or two.
learning (psychology) the modification of behavior through practice, training, or experience.
2. Inside Reading-3 Unit 8 Psychology Reading-1  Child Prodigies
contrast [verb kənˈtræst; noun ˈkɒntræst]
  (v) - to compare two things to show the difference: ~ A and/with B, ~ youth and age  
  - to show a clear difference: Her actions ~s with her promises. 
  (n) – a difference between two or more people/things: ~ between A and B, ~ to/with sb/sth
We sold two today in ~ to four yesterday. 
-> A. meanwhile/in the meantime-> B. Learn how the words that indicate comparison/contract are used.
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar

2017年1月24日火曜日

Advancing 1-Jan.24th

1. Read and Write Unit 1 Trend: Why does something become popular?
- Reading Skill: Identifying the Main idea of a Paragraph-> Exercise-A -> Read the Text-> Exercise-B
=> ☆Write the Main Ideas clearly in the beginning of each paragraph and explain
=> Blog Read a sample text to study how the main ideas are stated and explained=> for writing!
Blog Predicting Future Trends=> Identify the main idea of each paragraph.
- Words/Expressions Read aloud Par.3,4-> stay connected, allow people to do, share photos/interests, post a link/video, comment on
interactive <-Dic interact  to act on or in close relation with each other; communicate, connect-> interaction, 
Read aloud Par.5-> Dic contribute  to give (support, money) for a common purpose or fund, to supply (ideas, opinions) as part of a debate or discussion; give, devote, donate, provide grant - contribution  express-expression
2. Inside Reading Unit 1 Reading-2 Understanding Philly’s Basement
- Read-2 -> Understand the structure of the article
Title (Understanding Philly’s Basement) and Par.1-2: Presenting the infrastructure problems in an old city, Philadelphia.
Subtitle-1 (An Underground Mystery) and Par.3-5: Showing the causes of the problems.
Subtitle-2 (Mapping the Depth) and Par. 6-10: Explaining the technologies to find the problems.
Subtitle-3 (OK, Now What?) and Par. 11-13: Introducing the new solutions for the problems.
=>Blog Write a summary of the article within five sentences. => Peer Review => Revise

2017年1月21日土曜日

Advancing 2-Jan.21st

1. Inside Reading-3 Unit 8 Psychology   Reading-1  Child Prodigies
- Before Reading-3  
- Skim the text: Title, subheadings 1~5, Par.4: Experts 
  => Describe what this article is about in one sen.
- Identify what each question of Reading Comprehension is asking about. 
Read-> Reading Comprehension
- Reading Skill: Recognizing Comparison and Contrast => Review p.116-117 -> Apply 
 => Speak about someone you know and you using a word of comparison and contrast with examples
2. Open Forum Chapter 8 Technology   Interview with a tech writer 
- Preparing to Listen: Inventions Quiz - photographic film, radar range, means of communication, 
Eastman Kodak, Remington’s Typewriter, Remington and Sons
- Listening-1  Main Ideas, More Details/p.65-66 –
=> Main Ideas; a book about some of the most important technological inventions of the 19th and early 20th centuries. It’s about how things like the typewriter or the fax machine were developed, and so on.
=> Topics; Camera by Eastman, Microwave oven, fax machine, typewriter
- Listening-2  Explain what the book is about and the four topics mentioned.
=> Explain one the topics in 60 sec.; Camera by Eastman, Microwave oven, fax machine, typewriter
Special Program-3 Blog "Blowin' in the Wind" (2:37) 
 -> Study the lyric => What was this song for?

2017年1月20日金曜日

Advancing 1-Jan.20th

1. Inside Reading Unit 1 Reading-2 Understanding Philly’s Basement
- Before You Read-3: Philadelphia; Why so historically significant city?=> Tablet
- Reading Skill: Previewing and Predicting
=> Write down the main idea of the article in one sentence.
- Read-1=> Reading Comprehension/p.11: T/F 
Underline the key words you try to look up. Mark the line number, Correct false statements.
=> Revise the main idea of the text=> Pair
This article is about the problems of the old infrastructures in Philadelphia in the US and technologies to find those problems and fix them.
=> Explain What is “the next man-eating hole” in paragraph 5? 
2. Open Forum Chapter 1 #1 Radio Report about Babies and Sign Language
- Introduction: 1. What are they doing?  2. Show any non-verbal communication. 
- Preparing to Listen
- 1st Listening-thru-> Main Ideas, More Details
- 2nd Listening-by Part=> Take notes to explain in complete sentences => Pair
=> Tell a summary of the show in 60 seconds => Pair
- Examples of American Sign Language
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cayMkVidpc 

2017年1月18日水曜日

Advancing 2-Jan.18th

1. Read & Write-3  Unit 5  Reading #1 A Question of Numbers
Blog Review Writing What do you think-2. In five to eight sentences to respond the question: 
- Read for Vocabulary/Expressions: (par.1) (more/most/less/least) likely ~/to do   complex  composed of many interconnected parts, complicated; ~ highway system, machinery  apply  to make use of; ~ a theory to a problem,  to put to use for a particular purpose; ~ pressure to open a door,  to make an application or request; ask: ~ for a job/raise  end up  to find yourself in a situation you didn’t intend/expect to be in; ~ in prison/-ing/dead
-> Shadowing Par.1-> Read w/Audio Par.2-4-> Shadowing Par.5,6
- Reading Skill: Graphic Organizer-> A. -> B.
-> The Voluntary Service Overseas Identify the three problems and their solutions
=> Check the Graphic Organizer
=> Speak a Summary in 5-7 sentences. 
2. Inside Reading-3 Unit 8 Psychology Reading-1  Child Prodigies
- Reading Skill: Recognizing Comparison and Contrast
contrast [verb kənˈtræst; noun ˈkɒntræst]
(v) - to compare two things to show the difference: ~ A and/with B, ~ youth and age  
- to show a clear difference: Her actions ~s with her promises. 
(n) – a difference between two or more people/things: ~ between A and B, ~ to/with sb/sth
We sold two today in ~ to four yesterday. 
-> A. meanwhile/in the meantime-> B. Learn how the words that indicate comparison/contract are used.
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. Cross out the word/phrase with a different meaning –
- Corpus: resource  - capability, ingenuity, and initiative; quick-wittedness: a man of resource  
-(pl) a source of economic wealth of a country (mineral, land, labor) or business (capital, equipment, personnel): natural ~s, financial ~s 
=> Pair-1 What natural resources are there in (country/region)?  
=> Pair-2 What do you think are key resources for Japan to grow in the 21st century?
- Corpus: reveal  - to make known; disclose, show, uncover, expose: ~ a secret (to sb), The report ~s that…, 
=> Speech Do you think all diplomatic processes should be revealed during the negotiation?

2017年1月17日火曜日

Advancing 1-Jan.17th

1. Read and Write Unit 1 Trend: Why does something become popular?
Reading 1: The Popularity of Social Network #1
- Vocabulary
- Reading-1: -> Main Ideas-A, B
- Scan: Find the answers for Details
=> What do you think?-2.  Speak your answer in three to five sentences like an Interview Test
Do you think that social networking sites are a good way to communicate with friends?
=> Blog Write your answer in four to six sentences
2. Inside Reading Unit 1 Going Underground  Reading-1  Coober Pedy: Really Down Under
Review the summary: Do NOT copy the words/expressions from the text. Grammar/Punctuations
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. Choose a word/phrase with a different meaning-> Dic
- Corpus  notwithstanding
B. Speak sentences using notwithstanding (prep.+ noun-phrase), or use a conjunction and clause.
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
- predict  to say sth will or likely to happen in the future; forecast
C. Speak your answers. 
- Read the article-> Read aloud Par. 3, 7-8

2017年1月14日土曜日

Adv.2-Jan.14th

1. Kikutan-6K  Day 55
2. Inside Reading-3 Unit 8 Psychology Reading-1  Child Prodigies
- Blog Review the Summary of this book review in 100 words or three to four sentences. 
- Chunk-1 (par.1-4) Intro w/Examples: 1. Chess 2. music composer  3. piano  4. CP’s mystery, Pros-Cons
- Chunk-2 (par.5-8) Experts: 4-5. What child prodigies are, what they do 7. Nature  8. Nurture
- Chunk-3 (par.9-12) Parents: 9-10. Supportive/unsupportive parents  10-13. too supportive parents
- Chunk-4 (par.13) Conclusion: Challenges of child prodigies
3. Special Program-1   Blog The world largest matrilineal society 
- matrilineal [mætrəlɪniəl] inheriting or determining descent through the female line.<-> patrilineal "
[1] Explain the Minangkabau ethnic group in four to six sentences (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.
4. Special Program-2 Blog How well do you know of Japan?
5. Special Program-3 Blog  "Blowin' in the Wind" (2:37) This 1962 song became an anthem of the civil rights movement. -> Study the lyric => Dis What was this song for?

2017年1月13日金曜日

Adv.1-Jan.13th

1. Inside Reading Unit 1 Going Underground  Reading-1  Coober Pedy: Really Down Under 
Blog Review the summary of the article within five sentences. 
-> Study Words/Expressions: [P1-L2] Dic deposit of opal [oʊpəl]  a place for safekeeping; depository, money placed in a bank account, anything given as security or in part payment; installment/down payment  [L3] gem [dʒɛm] a cut and polished precious stone or pearl fine enough for use in jewelry.  [L3] stripes and flecks of color  a spot or small patch/mark of color/light   [L5] harsh environment; rough, bitter, hard, severe [L10] carve sculpt; engrave, shape  [P2-L22] burrow [bʌroʊ] hole dug by animal  [P4-L36] rugged; rocky, steep, rough  [L37] clatter [klætər] to make or cause to make a rattling noise, as a result of movement [L39] patron; sponsor, shopper, customer  [L42] Dic liberal attitude toward this behavior  relating to or having social and political views that favor progress and reform: ~ democratic party <-> conservative  [P5-L45] raw [rɔ] charm; uncooked, inexperienced, unpleasant, rough [L55] flourish - to be in a vigorous state; thrive: a period in which art ~ed.  - to be in its or in one's prime, or at the height of fame, excellence; bloom - to be successful; prosper [P7-L72] blast; explode, wreck  [P8-L77] primitive about; ancient, original, undeveloped, unsophisticated  [L81] Needless to say  as you would expect; added to, or used to introduce, a remark giving information that is expected and not surprising  [L83] grooves; channel, trench, canal  [L84] plaster; spread, paste, glue  [L84] plumbing the system of pipes that supply water to a building  [L86] town limit  [P9-L91] Dic sprawl out  stretched or spread out in unorganized fashion [P10-L102] nonetheless; however, but, although  [L107] Hole sweet hole <= Home, Sweet Home! (adapted from 150-year-old song)
2. Open Forum Chapter 1 #1 Radio Report about Babies and Sign Language
- Introduction: 1. What are they doing?  2. Show any non-verbal communication. 
- Preparing to Listen
- 1st Listening-thru-> Main Ideas, More Details
- 2nd Listening-by Part=> Take notes to explain in complete sentences => Pair
=> Tell a summary of the show in 60 seconds => Pair
- Blog What is Sign Language?
- Examples of American Sign Language: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cayMkVidpc

2017年1月11日水曜日

Adv.2-Jan.11th

1. Kikutan-6K  Day 54 .
2. Read & Write-3  Unit 5 Reading #1 A Question of Numbers
Reading #1 A Question of Numbers
- Vocabulary: Dic apply  - to put to practical use; utilize; employ: ~ economic sanctions, New technology was ~ied to farming.   - to be relevant, useful, or appropriate: apply to : Special conditions ~ those who …, It ~s to all of you.  
- to make a formal request: ~ for a job/passport, ~ to a company/college, ~ to join the army.
- Preview Reading: When is a person more likely to help others? What does the bystander effect mean?
- Listen/Q-Classroom-> MI/D => Explain what the bystander effect is in 60 sec.
- Read-> Underline the topic sentences, check the sub topics and key supporting details.
-> Check MI/D=> Tell a summary of the news magazine article about the bystander effect in 60 sec.
- Blog What do you think-2. Write five to eight sentences to respond the question: 
In general, which people do you think are more helpful to strangers in need: people who live in cities or people who live in small towns? Why?
3. Inside Reading-3  Unit 8 Psychology  Reading-1  Child Prodigies
- Read/Overview the text=> Identify the chunks and their main points
- Chunk-1 (par.1-4) Intro w/Examples: 1. Chess 2. music composer  3. piano  4. CP’s mystery, Pros-Cons
- Chunk-2 (par.5-8) Experts: 4-5. What child prodigies are, what they do 7. Nature  8. Nurture
- Chunk-3 (par.9-12) Parents: 9-10. Supportive/unsupportive parents  10-13. too supportive parents
- Chunk-4 (par.13) Conclusion: Challenges of child prodigies
=> Blog Write a summary of this book review in 100 words or three to four sentences. 

2017年1月10日火曜日

Adv.1-Jan.10th

1. Review Writing Blog The world largest matrilineal society 
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? => Review the answer in four to six sentences without a CS.
2. Blog Review-Writing Assignment: a paragraph as to what you think is important to succeed in a sport, art, study or business at the global stage.
3. Inside Reading Unit 1 Going Underground  Reading-1  Coober Pedy: Really Down Under
- Read-2 => Identify the main ideas of the article => Discuss=> Check the main ideas=> Subjects
    =>Blog Write a summary of the article within five sentences. 
Use the main ideas for the subjects of the sentences.
 - Cobber Pedy  - people -> they - homes/houses - dugout hotels
    => ☆ Pair Tell the Summary in 90 sec. w/o the writing
- Video Where 80% of people live underground/BBC 
4. Blog "Blowin' in the Wind"This 1962 song became an anthem of the civil rights movement.
-> Study the lyric => Dis What was this song for?

2017年1月7日土曜日

Adv.2-Jan.7th

1. Kikutan-6K  Review Reading Day 47-52   Day 53 
2. Blog Review Assignment: a paragraph to introduce Coming to America by Eddie Murphy, 
and another paragraph to recommend the movie to your friends. by Dec.31st
3. Inside Reading-3  Unit 8 Psychology  Reading-1  Child Prodigies
prodigy [prɒdɪdʒi] a person, esp a child, of unusual or marvelous talents; genius
- Skim the text and Write the main idea of the text in one sentence.
Child prodigies, children with exceptional abilities, pose challenges to their parents and the society because of their exceptional and extraordinary talents.
- Read-> Identify the topic/subject of each paragraph-> Reading Comprehension
4. Open Forum Chapter 7 Language and Communication 
Web-Talk about Language Change
Words/Expressions - gradual ; slow, steady, step-by-step - come about  to take place; happen
- dumb down  to make/become less intellectual, simpler, or less sophisticated:
- deteriorate [dɪˈtɪəriəreɪt] to make/become worse or lower in quality, value, character; depreciate, decay, degenerate, decline, undermine: my health ~ rapidly. ~ing weather conditions. The discussion ~d into an argument.
- corrupt (v) - to become/cause to become dishonest/disloyal; pollute, degrade, impair -> corruption; bribery, fraud
- to alter (a text, manuscript, etc) from the original 
(adj) guilty of dishonest practices, as bribery; lacking integrity; crooked, dishonest, unethical: a ~ judge.
- have a natural tendency to degeneration 
degenerate fall below a normal/desirable level in physical, mental, moral qualities; deteriorate: The moral ~d.
- to diminish in quality, especially from a former state of coherence, balance, integrity,
tendency  to do sth: have a ~ to talk too much about …   to/towards sth: have natural ~ towards caution.
=> ☆ Integrated Speaking [90 sec] 


Do you think a language change corrupts or deteriorates its culture, or it’s simply a natural process?

2017年1月6日金曜日

Adv.1-Jan.6th

1. Inside Reading Unit 1 Going Underground  Reading-1  Coober Pedy: Really Down Under 
Before you Read-2: Look up images of “outback”, “mine”-“gold mine”: rich source, golden egg, cash cow
opal [oʊ pəl/oʊ pl] mineral found in igneous rocks and around hot springs which is used as a gemstone.
 ☆ Ind. Speaking Do you want to live in an isolated rural area? Answer in 60 sec.=> Pair 
- Reading Skill: Previewing and Predicting
-> Learn: Read the Titles, Headlines, Check the Photos and Captions, Skim the Text for information.
-> Apply: Skim Reading-1 and put paragraph numbers to predict what this article is about.
=> Pair Discuss what this article is about. Blog
- Read-1 -> Reading Comprehension: T/F, Mark the location and paragraph #, Correct false statements.
2. Blog Review Writing Assignment: a paragraph to introduce Coming to America by Eddie Murphy, 
3. Blog The world largest matrilineal society 
[1] Explain the Minangkabau ethnic group in four to six sentences (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. 
=> Write your answer in four to six sentences without a CS.