2017年11月28日火曜日

Advancing 1-Nov.28th

Read and Write Unit 8 Stories  Reading 1: Nasreddin Hondja and the Candle
- Blog Review the summary of the story in 100 words/6-8 sentences
Reading 2: Writing a Short Story
- Vocabulary: resolve-resolution, time span; a distance, amount, piece
- Reading-1-> Main Ideas, Details
- Vocabulary Skill: Connotations  (an association or idea suggested by a word or phrase; implication)
More examples from Q-Skill: terrify-afraid, interesting-exciting, rude-impolite, fear-panic, speak-yell, dream-nightmare, ban-discourage, furious-offended
-> 1~ 5. furious-angry -> fury, thin-skinny, tired-exhausted, smell-odor, disagreed-argued 
=> What do you think? B.2 
(1) Identify the challenge and conflict The Hodja faces in the story. 
(2) Speak what the challenges and conflicts are and how the Hodja resolves them in 3-4 sentences respectively.
Inside Reading Unit 2 Megacities: Urban Planning  Reading-1 The New Megapolis
- Read-2 -> Reading Skill-A: Check the Main Ideas.
- B. Write notes about the focus/main purpose of each paragraph=> Pair
=>☆ Integ. Speaking Explain the last paragraph as to what this magazine article proclaims in 90 sec.

=> Blog Write the main ideas of the entire article in five sentences.

2017年11月24日金曜日

Advancing 1-Nov.24th

Inside Reading Unit 2 Megacities: Urban Planning  Reading-1 The New Megapolis
☆What?: An article from Newsweek magazine about the rise of megacities
- Before You Read ☆ Ind. Speaking Describe the city you live in in 90 sec. How big is it? Is it a major city or one of the suburban communities surrounding a major city?
- Read-1 -> Reading Comprehension: T/F, Mark the location by line #, Correct false statements=> Pair
- Read-2 -> Reading Skill-A: Check the Main Ideas.
Open Forum Chapter 8 Social Studies
- Introducing the topic: Communities you belong to/involved in
At school; sports teams-> teammate, music/art/woodwork club-> ~ members, committee-> ~ members
=> Talk Which community are you involved in the most in your day-to-day life? 
Do you think you’re managing your involvement in those communities or balancing your time well?
Listening Practice: Interview with a sociologist
- Before Listening - sociology-sociologist
- Lis-1: Main Ideas (Preparing to Listen), More Detail, Focus on the Listening Skill
- Lis-2 by part=> WS Answer the below questions
(1) How has Americans’ involvement in their communities changed from 1960?
(2) How much change in the membership in the PTA is mentioned in 1995 compared to 1950s?
(3) How much change in crime in a neighborhood could be seen if more people attend public meetings?
(4) What is the readership of newspaper among people at 40 and younger these days?
(5) How many people in 100 voted in 1900 and how many in the last presidential election?
(6) What did they use to do to socialize in the 1950s?
(7) What seems to influence the crime rate?
(8) Why do people with a lot of social connections in their communities tend to live longer?
(9) Why does the sociologist encourage people to volunteer more?
=> Ind. Speech Do you think that social connections in a community reduce crimes?

2017年11月21日火曜日

Advancing 1-Nov.21st

Read and Write Unit 8 Stories  Reading 1: Nasreddin Hondja and the Candle
- Review Reading Skill: Summarizing ☆Tip/p.149: You don’t have to use the same tense as the original but you can write the summary in the present.
-> Blog Review Guidelines to Write a Summary
=> ☆ Summarizing-2/Q-Skill  Read -> Underline the main ideas and important details
1. Give a title of the story.: Homework makes you shine!
=> Blog Write a summary of the story in 100 words/6-8 sentences
Inside Reading Unit 1  Reading-2 Press Release for Dayton’s Southdale Center
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
- E. Dic/Thesaurus=> Replace the approach/range with word(s) that has/have the same/similar meaning.
approach (n) way/means of arriving, request/suggestion, plan/resolution (v) come nearer, request, begin
- F. Blog Write a summary of a traditional and non-traditional approach for each activity in one or two sentences respectively.
Interest Blog Interview & Report-1: Why do you want to learn English?

2017年11月17日金曜日

Advancing 1-Nov.17th

Inside Reading Unit 1  Reading-2 Press Release for Dayton’s Southdale Center
- Study Words/Expressions  I. Victor Gruen & Associates   
associate a person who shares actively in anything as a business, enterprise; partner; colleague
[P2-L11] brought together in the common belief that individual ingenuity coupled with disciplined teamwork offers the best approach …
- bring together  cause to become joined or linked; unify, unite, consolidate  
- ingenuity [ɪndʒənuɪti/nyu] inventive talent; cleverness; ability, intelligence, talent, wisdom: a designer of ~   
- discipline  - to improve the behavior, orderliness of by training, conditions, or rules -> disciplined: army/team, ~ approach  - to punish or correct
[P3-L18] head (v)  [L21] direct ; manage, oversee, lead, control, guide, run, supervise  [P3-L28] project coordinator <-coordinate (adj) [-nɪt] (v) [koʊɔrdneɪt] ; integrate, manage, organize, match, harmonize  [L31] - firm  a partnership or association for carrying on a business, or any commercial enterprise   [P6-L34] commercial field   a sphere of activity, interest, etc., especially within a particular business or profession; area, job, range, territory, work : the ~ of teaching   [P8-L44] special interests; activity, importance. significance, advantage, prosperity, responsibility  [L70] comprehensive  of large scope; covering or involving much; inclusive, extensive, full, thorough : a ~ study of sth  <- comprehend  
II. Victor Gruen 
[L93] certified <- certify  to award a certificate to (a person) attesting to the completion of a course of study or the passing of a qualifying examination. -> certificate  [L94] practice  to exercise or pursue as a profession, art, or occupation: to ~ law.   [L97] registered  officially or legally certified by a government officer or board: a ~ patent, ~ lawyer  [L109] diverse [dɪvɜrs/daɪ-] of a different kind, form, character; unlike: a wide range of ~ opinions. [L132] speak before ~ groups  in the presence of: to be brought ~ a judge, to appear ~ an audience.
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. Restate with the words in parentheses. Pay attention to the Part of Speech of the words.
- Corpus  partner 
-> B. Look up the words and write the type of partnership that suggests.
-> C. 5. brochure [broʊʃʊər] a glossy pamphlet/magazine containing pictures and information about sth
7. catalog  a complete list of items that people can look at or buy
- pamphlet  a very thin book with a paper cover with information about a particular subject
- booklet  a small thin book with a paper cover with information about a particular subject
-> D. 
Open Forum Chapter 7  Web Listening: A TV News Program about Stress in Teenagers
- Prepare to Listen: What kind of stress do teenagers have? What are the effects of stress on teenagers?
- Lis-1-> WS Main Ideas, More Details
- Lis-2=> Explain 
[Part-1] What happened to Jerome  
[Part-2] Why and how students get depressed? 
[Part-3] What should depression be dealt with?
=> Explain what Dr. Carson believes is to solve the teenagers’ depression in 60 sec.
- Vocabulary: detriment (harm/damage)->detrimental effect, depressed-depression, set priorities=prioritize, concentrate on immediate needs, chronic stress, put pressure on sb 
Interest Teens Reduce Stress and Lower Anger with Breathing Technique (2:30)
=> Ind. Speech What kind of stress do you get? Speak your response in 60 sec. 
=> Repeat, How do you manage it? => Speak your response in 60 sec.
Interest-2 Blog Nasreddin Hodja   Read the stories and chose one to Retell

2017年11月14日火曜日

Advancing 1-Nov.14th

Read and Write Unit 8 Stories  Reading 1: Nasreddin Hondja and the Candle
- Reading Skill: Summarizing ☆Tip/p.149: You don’t have to use the same tense as the original but you can write the summary in the present.
-> B. Complete the summary of the first part
☆ Blog Guidelines to Write a Summary
=> Write a Summary of the rest of the story in six to eight sentences.
=> Retell-2 the whole story in four to six to eight sentences
Interest Mullah Nasruddin and his Spiritual Stories - The Wise Trick - Moral Stories for Children 
=> Retell the story in five sentences.
Inside Reading Unit 1  Reading-2 Press Release for Dayton’s Southdale Center
Interest Blog Dayton’s: 
- Read-2 => Speak what part explains in three to four sentences. No need to mention specific names of the person, place or project.

2017年11月10日金曜日

Advancing-Nov.10th

Inside Reading Unit 1  Reading-2 Press Release for Dayton’s Southdale Center
- Before You Read-1: press release (A press release, news release or video release is a written or recorded communication directed at the news media to announce something officially newsworthy. from Wiki)
- Before You Read-3: publicity  (notice/attention given to sbe or sth by the media.  - the giving out of information about a product, person, or company for advertising or promotional purposes)
- Pair Talk about a press or video release of new product, service, event, plan or opening you’ve seen. 
=> ☆ Ind. Speaking Introduce a new product, service, event, plan or opening within five sentences.
- Reading Skill: Previewing and Predicting
-> Learn: Read the Titles, Headlines, Check the Photos and Captions, Skim the Text for information.
=> Apply-1, 2, 3, 4 -> PR firm in N.Y.
- Read-1=> Reading Comprehension: T/F, Mark the location by line #, Correct false statements.
Check/Revise the answers for Apply-1, 2, 3, 4=> Pair
Open Forum Chapter 7 Health   A Book Review of Why zebras don’t get ulcers
- 3rd Lis with Transcript: [Vocabulary] 
- wellbeing: the condition of being contented, healthy, or successful; welfare, comfort, health, happiness
- neurology: study of nerves and their diseases
- parallel: very similar to another in a different place or time, equivalent, similar features
They have parallels in/with my thought. an achievement without parallel in modern times
- adrenaline  - hormone  - chronic: (disease) lasting for a long time and difficult to cure
- Working out unknown vocabulary: parallels, searching for, chronic stress, entertaining 
- Thinking and Speaking: Integ. Speech Do you agree with the parallels Dr. Sapolsky makes between stress in humans and stress in zebras and baboons? Speak your response in 60 sec.
- Pronunciation: Using Intonation to Show Interest 
- Speaking Skills: Using Expression to Show Interest
=> Speaking Practice: Ind. Speech What activity, on the listed or any other, makes you feel stressed?
Speak your response in 60 sec. 

2017年11月7日火曜日

Advancing-Nov.7th

Read and Write Unit 8 Stories  Reading 1: Nasreddin Hondja and the Candle
- Vocabulary  bargain  an agreement/contract establishing what each party will give/receive/perform in a transaction between them, sth acquired/received in such an agreement, sth bought or offered at a low price: a ~ at an auction, ~ price   - make/strike a bargain  to agree on terms 
- bargain (v), reluctant-reluctantly
- Before Listening: Nastreddin Hoja  brag; speak too proudly; boast  glow; a warm light, a look of warmth
-> Listen/Q-Classroom-> Main Ideas, Details
- Read-> Check MI/D, Underline the main ideas/events and important details to retell the story
=> Retell-1 the story in four to six sentences in the present tense.
2. Interest Nasreddin Hodja  About Nasreddin Hodja and 24 Short Stories 
Interest Mullah Nasruddin Stories - A Lesson For The Liar (7:46)
3. Inside Reading Unit 1 Architecture  Reading-1  The Architecture of the Marketplace
=>Blog Review the summary of the article in five sentences. Divide the paragraphs to five groups, identify the topic of each group, and write a sentence for each topic. Paraphrase the words in the text.
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
- Corpus: academy  an institution or society for the advancement of literature, art, or science; institute
  - a school for training in a particular skill or profession: a military academy
- academic (often before noun) connected with education at schools: ~ requirements, achievement
=> D. Write the definition/meaning and a brief sentence for each.
- Corpus: pose; create, cause: ~ a threat/challenge/danger/risk/problem/question   
- (vi) to pretend to be or present oneself <-> pause [pɔz] : to make a brief stop or delay; wait; hesitate:
=> F. Choose one of the topics for each object of pose; concern, opportunity, challenge, threat, choice/dilemma. Come up with a word that could replace each pose. Write complete sentences.

2017年11月3日金曜日

Advancing 1-Nov.3rd

Inside Reading Unit 1 Architecture  Reading-1  The Architecture of the Marketplace
=>Blog Review the brief summary of the article in five sentences. Divide the paragraphs to five groups, identify the topic of each group, and write a sentence for each topic. Paraphrase the words in the text.
Blog Google DeepMind: AI becomes more alien  BBC-Oct.18, 2017
1. Write a word that fits best in the blank.
2. Write the main difference of AlphaGo Zero from its predecessor in one sentence.
3. Write what AlphaGo Zero is, does and could be used for in three to five sentences.
AK 1. whereas (conj) but on the other hand; although, though, while : I like to go swimming ~ Linda likes to sail
2. Whereas AlphaGo learns from the data as to how humans played Go, AlphaGo Zero learns to win the game by playing it by itself.
3. AlphaGo Zero is an advanced artificial intelligent machine that learns and plays Go, a Chinese chess game.
Open Forum Chapter 7 Health   A Book Review of Why zebras don’t get ulcers
- 3rd Lis with Transcript: [Vocabulary] 
- wellbeing: the condition of being contented, healthy, or successful; welfare, comfort, health, happiness
- neurology: study of nerves and their diseases
- parallel: very similar to another in a different place or time, equivalent, similar features
They have parallels in/with my thought. an achievement without parallel in modern times
- adrenaline  - hormone  - chronic: (disease) lasting for a long time and difficult to cure
- Working out unknown vocabulary: parallels, searching for, chronic stress, entertaining 
- Thinking and Speaking: Integ. Speech Do you agree with the parallels Dr. Sapolsky makes between stress in humans and stress in zebras and baboons? Speak your response in 60 sec.
- Pronunciation: Using Intonation to Show Interest 
- Speaking Skills: Using Expression to Show Interest
=> Speaking Practice: Ind. Speech What activity, on the listed or any other, makes you feel stressed?
Speak your response in 60 sec. 
=> Pair Ask questions to the speaker. Use intonation and expressions to show interest.