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