2017年6月30日金曜日

Advancing 1-Jun.30th

1. Inside Reading Unit 7  #1 Roving Contine
Blog Write a summary of the text in four or five sentences. Do not simply copy the clauses or sentences. 
Study Words/Expressions
- [P1-L1] rigid area  stiff or unyielding; not pliant or flexible; hard; ~ piece of plastic/metal[L10] outer crust the solid outer shell of the earth, with an average thickness of 30–35 km in continental regions and 5 km beneath the oceans  - any hard or stiff outer covering or surface, bread; a crust of ice,  [L10] dense nucleus [ˈnukliəs, nyu-] a central or fundamental part or thing around which others are grouped; core  
[P2-L19] landmass  a large continuous area of land, as opposed to seas or islands  [L19] catastrophism the doctrine that certain vast geological changes in the earth's history were caused by catastrophes rather than gradual evolutionary processes.  [L21] periodically<-periodic  happening or recurring/occurring at intervals/cyclse; at fix interval, regularly, intermittent  [L22] a revival of science in Europe <= The scientific revolution was the emergence of modern science during 1550-1700, when developments in mathematics, physics, astronomy, biology (inc. human anatomy) and chemistry transformed views of society and nature, which began in Europe towards the end of the Renaissance period, influencing the intellectual social movement known as the Enlightenment, including Isaac Newton's 1687 Principia, that formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation  [L24] displace  to compel sb to leave home, country, etc.  -to move/put out of the usual or proper place; People were ~ed by sth  -to take the place of; replace; Fiction displaces fact.  [L25] uniformitarianism  the concept that the earth's surface was shaped in the past by gradual processes, such as erosion, and by small sudden changes, such as earthquakes, of the type acting today  [P3-L42] hump in the South America’s eastern coastline  a large lump that stick out above the surface of sth; bump
[P4-L46] gradually evolve  to develop gradually; from sth, into sth; The idea ~d from a drawing, The company ~d into a huge enterprise. The species ~d from a single ancestor. - evolution [L57] intermediate stage  occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places; in between  - class/course/textbook: suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence  [L87] random coincidences  lacking any definite plan or prearranged order; a ~ selection/sample, proceed in a ~ order <- numerical, alphabetic   - at random; fire ~, chosen ~ 
[P8-L102] continental drift  a driving movement or force; impulse, pressure.  - to move aimlessly from place to place or from one activity to another, to wander or move gradually away from a fixed course or point; stray  [L103] comprehensive-comprehension-comprehend  [L114] integrate  to make/be made into a whole; incorporate; (~ into, with sth, ~ A and B; Plan A is ~d with Plan-B. -to designate (a school, park) for use by all races or groups<-> segregate
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. Predict-> Dic -> Read-> Pair Reading aloud
6. haphazard [hæpˈhæz ərd] lack of order/planning, by irregularity/randomness; aimless, random
integrate  to make/be made into a whole; incorporate; (~ into, with sth, ~ A and B; Plan A is ~d with Plan-B. -to designate (a school, park) for use by all races or groups<-> segregate
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
- Word Form Chart  Dic accommodate  to provide sb with a room, enough space; take in, hold: the hotel ~ s up to ….  make/become suitable for; adapt, fit, modify: ~ the needs of minority groups -> accommodating  willing to help/do things for others; considerate, helpful, friendly, hospitable: ~ to foreigners. -> accommodation (~s/AmE) 
Dic restrain to stop sb/sth from doing sth especially by physical force; ~ sb/sth from sth/-ing;  Sb was ~ed by the police. ~ sb from shouting.   -> restraint  impose ~s on bananas. wage ~. 
- E. Read-> Pair Reading aloud
2. Open Forum Chapter 5 Anthropology #1 Interview with an anthropologist
- Preparing for Listening: Read the Description on page 37 
- Read Main Ideas/p.36 and More Details/p.37
- 1st Lis-> Main Ideas, More Details, especially 5 and 6.
- 2nd Lis-> More Details-1 thru 4 to understand the four categories of Anthropology=> Pair to check
- Blog Study the Definition of Anthropology by American Anthropological Association
=> Pair Which of the four areas of anthropology are you interested in more than the others? Why? 

2017年6月27日火曜日

Advancing 1-Jun.27th

1. Read and Write Unit 5  Reading 2 : The Challenge of Running a Family Business
Vocabulary: pass sth down (≒hand down, give or teach sth to children/younger generation and they do the same)
Preview-1: The Wall Street Journal is an American international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. It is published in New York City by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corporation, along with the Asian and European editions. The Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States, with a circulation of 2.4 million copies, including 900,000 online paid subscriptions, as of March 2013, compared to USA Today's 1.7 million. It primarily covers American economic and international business topics, and financial news and issues. Its name derives from Wall Street, located in New York City, which is the heart of the financial district; it was first printed in 1889, purchased by a journalist Clarence Barron, succeeded and controlled by his descendants, the Bancroft Family in 1928 until it was sold to News Corporation.
Preview-2: Think of businesses that are owned and run by family members. Then discuss why some family businesses are being passed to the next generation successfully but others aren’t. 
- Read-1: Magazine Article-> Main Ideas A, B
=> Details B: Discuss two of the reasons why family businesses fail.
- Study words and expressions: (Par.4) lasted several generations, family relationship suffered
- Read Par.3, 4, 5
=> What do you think? B.1
2. Inside Reading Unit 7  #1 Roving Continents
- Reading Skill: Making Inferences-> Read and mark the line number=> Pair
- Read the text and identify the main ideas and important facts/names
3. Interest of the Day: True size of the world  

2017年6月20日火曜日

Advancing 1-Jun.20th

1. Read and Write Unit 5 Family Business
-Blog Review Writing  Members of a successful team respect each other. How does this help them bring about successful results? => Write your answer in five to eight sentences. 
2. Inside Reading Unit 7  #1 Roving Continents
rove: to wander about a place with no fixed direction; roam-> rover 
crust: top layer; a ~ of ice, outer surface; ~ of bread
Will read about exciting changes in the earth’s crust in one part of the world.
Target Words: accommodate, fluctuate, integrate, restrain, reverse, rigid
Before you Read  Pair Are you interested in geology? Why/Why not?
Blog  Wiki: What is continent? 
- Skim the text => Speak the main idea in 60 seconds
- Read-1 Underline the topic sentences/main ideas, mark the proper nouns (names, theories, places)
=> Reading Comprehension: T/F, Mark the line #, Correct false statements.
3. Interest of the Day: How Did the Continents Form (2:52)

2017年6月16日金曜日

Advancing 1-Jun.16th

1. Inside Reading Unit 6  Reading-2  The Minnesota Starvation Experiment 
- Read aloud: Par.7-8=> 
- Study Words/Expressions - [P1-L4] embark  to board a ship/aircraft, to start a new project [L4] grueling  exhausting, very tiring or severe   [L8] the Allied forces-> ally, alliance  [P2-L11] Dic prospect  outlook for future, possibility, probability  [L13]dim; darkish, gloomy, depressing  [L13] serve in the military  [L14] conscientious objectors [kɒnʃiˈɛnʃəs] <-conscience  governed by or done according to conscience  [P3-L25] discrete  separate or distinct in form or concept; individual, distinct  [L37] substantial; large in amount/value/importance; big, large, considerable, significant; ~ amount of money, a ~ change, ~ numbers of, ~ meal  [L44]war-torn  severely damaged by a long war, especially between different groups from the same country  [L45] turnips, rutabagas <=カブ  [P4-54] expend  to spend, use up; ~ all efforts on sth -> expendable  [P5-L62] distinguish them from   [P7-L82] irritable and intolerant<- tolerant: able to accept  [L83] keep a journal [L93] introvert  a person who retreats mentally, very shy  [L98] reduced coordination <-coordinate/p.95  [L104] became an obsession – become obsessed   [P8-L107] sunken faces and bellies, protruding ribs (stick out) and swollen legs [ˈswoʊ lən] (enlarged/inflamed)=swelled (swell: become larger) [L114] withdraw  -pull back, retire/retreat, -to remove from deposit or investment in a bank   [P9-L119] relevant  having direct bearing on the matter in hand; related/applicable -> relevance/relevancy  [P10-L133] relief workers  [L135] deprivation; sleep ~ <- deprive  to prevent from possessing or enjoying; [L136] paradigm  a pattern or model  [L139] Dic alter  to make different in some particular, as size, style, course, or the like; modify; ~ a coat/will/course [L140] predictability <- predict  to state or make a declaration about in advance; foretell
Review Reading: 
- Vocabulary Activities-Word Level
A.-> B. Read and Complete the sentences-> Identify the topic of each paragraph-> Pair 
=> C. Put the sentences into a logical order. Start with h. -> Pair
D. Dic coordinate 
- Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
Dic discrete  separate or distinct in form or concept; individual, distinct
F. Pair If you were to take part in the experiment, which role would you choose to play? Why?
2. Open Forum Chapter 4  Web: A Conversation with a severe memory problem
- Lis-1-> Answer the Questions
- Lis-2 to Check the Answers and prepare to explain: 
=> Com Task-1 Explain Craig Wearing’s problem in 90 seconds-> Q&A for 90 seconds.
=> Com Task-2 Explain what Craig’s wife did and does now in 90 seconds-> Q&A for 90 seconds.
- Lis-3 w/Transcript
=> Com Task-3 Explain the story of Craig Wearing in two minutes. Use examples to explain his symptoms and problems effectively.
=> Com Task-4 What would you do if your husband/wife got the disease and couldn’t remember anything before seven seconds? Answer the question within 90 seconds.

2017年6月13日火曜日

Advancing 1-Jun.13th

1. Read and Write Unit 5 Family Business
- Review Reading=> Shadowing
- What do you think? -1 => Prepare to Answer the question. State the main point and include example(s)
What qualities do you have that can help you when working with a group of people? => Pair-Q&A
-Blog What do you think? -2  Members of a successful team respect each other. How does this help them bring about successful results? => Write your answer in five to eight sentences. 
2. Inside Reading Unit 6  Reading-2  The Minnesota Starvation Experiment  
- Reading Skill: Summarizing=> Apply A: Plan what topic and how many sentences for each topic to write. Decide what topic/subject to start in each sentence. Outline your plan
Intro, Basic Design, Standardization Period, Semi-starvation Period, Recovery Period, Conclusion=> 6 Sen.
=>Blog Write a summary in 5-7 sentences/100 words of The Minnesota Starvation Experiment
=> Post the Model Summary
=> Speak what the Minnesota Starvation Experiment was about in two minutes.
3. Interest of the Day The Minnesota starvation experiment (4:03)

2017年6月10日土曜日

Advancing 1-Jun.9th

1. Inside Reading Unit 6 Reading-2  The Minnesota Starvation Experiment  
- Skim the text: Check the title, subheadings, photos and captions. Read the first and last paragraphs and the first sentence of other paragraphs. 
=> Write the main idea of the excerpt in once sentence. => Pair
- Read-> Reading Comprehension T/F<= Highlight the topic, underline the key points of each sentence=> Search for the answers. Note the line numbers=> Pair
2. Open Forum Chapter 4 Psychology #3  A Radio Program to ask psychologist about memory
- Blog Listening-3 w/Script
-> Voc: [Part-1] negative [Part-2] mention, meaning-meaningful, associate ~ with, vivid, enormous, silly-sillier, [Part-3] strong-strength, benefit-beneficial, parallel to ~
- Pronunciation: Stressed and Unstressed Prepositions-> Try examples and understand the “Situation”
- Speaking Skills: Taking Time to Think “It’s on the tip on my tongue”
=> Speaking Practice: Talk about your earliest memory, such as event, incident or experience.
3. Interest of the Day Quick Memory Test: How good is your memory? #1 (2:12)

2017年6月2日金曜日

Advancing 1-Jun.2nd

1. Inside Reading Unit 6  Brain Food  Reading-1 Fat for Brains
- Reading Skill: Summarizing.
  => Apply-C. Plan to write a summary in five sentences. 
Overview the text, review the outline and choose the subject of each sentence.
  =>Blog Write a summary. Do not copy phrases or clauses from the text. 
2. Interest of the Day: 9 Reasons You Should Be Taking Fish Oil (5:27)
=>Task Explain what the nine reasons you should take fish oil are and the recommendation is.
3. Open Forum Chapter 4 Psychology #2  A Radio Program to ask psychologist about memory
- Prepare to Listen: Talk about what kind of memory problems you or someone you know have w/examples. 
- Listening-1/through-> Main Ideas  (More Details)
-> Listening-2/by Part=> More Details, Main Ideas of each part=> Talk with a Partner
[Part-1] What is the main point of this part?
[Part-2, 3, 4] Who’s the listener? What’s his problem? What suggestions were given?
=> Thinking and Speaking: Which of these or any other techniques do you use or want to try?