Advancing 1-Jan.30th

Read and Write Unit 9 Reading 2: Problems with Math, a personal essay 
- Blog Review Writing: Some people have a natural ability in math or dealing with numbers
while others struggle with it. Do you consider yourself to be good at math or numbers or not? Why?
=> Write your answer in four to six sentences.
- Read w/Q-Classroom
- Study Words/Expressions  [P2] squeak  - to make a short, very high sound or cry  - to just manage to do something; succeed, manage: He ~ed through the exam.  run into trouble  [P4] get into college   
be flattered (=honored) You’re trying to flatter me, Don’t flatter yourself (think you can do)  
[P5] go through (process)  
- Grammar: The Present Perfect
-> A. have/has studied/lived for permanent/long time, have been –ing for emphasis on the present –ing.
-> B. Pair Ask two questions using the present perfect. 
=> Answer the questions in the present perfect and explain in the past and present tense.
Inside Reading Unit 3  Reading-2  One Person’s Vandalism Is Another One’s Art
- Read-> Identify the Main Idea (TS) and the Supporting Details (SS) of each paragraph.
Part-1 Intro [P1] Introduces graffiti  [P2] Explains graffiti  [P3-4] Explains street art  
[P5-6] Explains the problems of graffiti and difference form street art
Part-2 Into the Mainstream  Explains artistic and economic value of street art
Part-3 Artists vs. Street Art?  Conclude the nature of street art, non-permanent
=> Blog Write a summary of the article in two or three sentences, or 50 words. Try to use your own words.
- Interest Blog Topic Reading Intro=> Amazon Go (1:49)


Advancing 1-Jan.26th

Inside Reading Unit 2  Reading-2  One Person’s Vandalism Is Another One’s Art
- Before You Read  What is art? => Think of the definition => Dic art
- sth that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings
- works created by artists; paintings, sculptures, etc., that are created to be beautiful or to express important ideas or feelings
- the methods and skills used for painting, sculpting, drawing, etc.
☆ Street art in the heart of Morocco
- Reading Skill: Skimming and Making Predictions
- Reading Comprehension: Mark the key words of the questions
=> Skim the entire article to choose the answers. => Pair Check the answers
Open Forum Chapter 9 #2 Lecture on Water Project around the World
- Listen w/Script->  Study words and expressions
- Speaking Skills Exercise: How to read Percentages and Fractions: 
1/5 one fifth is, 2/5  two fifths are, 5/5 five fifths are, 3/25  three twenty-fifths are, 
2/10000 two ten-thousands are  1 2/3  one and two thirds are
33/25 thirty-three over twenty-fifths are
-> Listen: Now, looking at the world’s water supply, 97.5 percent of the supply is saltwater. Only 2.5 percent of the water supply is freshwater. Of that freshwater, almost three quarters.68.9 percent is ice, in glaciers, 30.8 percent, that’s almost one third is groundwater, and then just 0.3 percent is in lakes and rivers.
- Speaking Practice How to explain the world’s water and global water use with percentages and fractions.
=> Integ. Speech Explain the world water resources and usages in 60 sec.
=> Prepare five or more pieces of statistics to describe the statistical information of your school/class using;
- numerical expressions percentages and fractions
- all/most/some/few/none of 
- over, more than, about, approximately, almost, nearly, under, below, less/fewer than
=> Pair Give the statistics to a partner. The partner repeats the statistics/asks questions => Report
- Interest Blog The funniest wildlife photos of 2017-1


Advancing 1-Jan.23rd

Read and Write Unit 9 Reading 2: Problems with Math, a personal essay 
- Vocabulary: be flattered (=honored) You’re trying to flatter me, Don’t flatter yourself (think you can do)
- Skimming: Title, captions, 1st Par, 1st sen-> Check MI, D/p.175 and underline the points to look at.
- Read-1-> Mark the words to describe Time/When, Underline the Topic=> Main Ideas, Details
- Vocabulary Skill: Numbers and mathematical terms-> [A]
  => Pair-1  Ask four math problems with one or two digits
=> Pair-2  - How old were you in (year)?  How old were you when …?
- How old will you be in (year)?  How old will you be when …? 
- How much money do you use yourself a moth?  What’s the breakdown of your spending?
- Compare the populations of these countries using times or fractions. 
Taiwan: 23mil. Korea: 50mil, UK: 63mil, Germany: 83mil, Japan, 126mil,
Brazil: 200mil, Indonesia: 250mil, US 320mil, India/China: 1,300mil.
- What do you think-B/p.176: 2. Some people have a natural ability in math or dealing with numbers, 
while others struggle with it. Do you consider yourself to be good at math or numbers or not? Why?
=> ☆Integ. Speech Answer the question with example(s) in 90 seconds.
- Interest Blog Interview & Report-2: 
What do your friends think of you in terms of reliability?


Advancing 1-Jan.19th

Inside Reading Reading-1  Public Art Controversies – Art Attack
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. 
- B. -> Read aloud  1. On a regular basis  2. Fund public art  6. Cooperate in maintaining
- C -> Read aloud   mural, bus shelter, far-reaching effects, vandalism
- Corpus: criteria (pl) - criterion (s) [kraɪˈtɪər i ən] a standard by which something can be judged or decided;
  benchmark, standard, barometer, scale, test, precedent, touchstone : 
The main criterion is value for money. What criteria are used for assessing a student’s ability?
-> D. Choose one of the five things, and think of the three most important criteria for deciding the thing.
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
- E. Mark the word(s) that should be rephrased.
- Corpus Dic - fund (vt) to provide money for sth: a festival ~ed by …, privately ~ed, a government ~ed program
- fund (C) an amount of money saved/made available for a particular purpose, capital, endowment, foundation: a disaster relief ~, pension ~, IMF  
- funds (pl) money that is available to be spent, cash reserve, budget: government ~, raise ~, lack of ~
- funding (UC) money for particular purpose, cash, money: cuts in government ~
- F. Restate the sentences using fund, funds or funding.
Open Forum Chapter 9 #2 Lecture on Water Project around the World
- Preparing to Listen: How much more money are you willing to pay to save 20% water per toilet flush?
- Vocabulary before Listening: 
- algae [ˈæl dʒi] pl. (sing) alga (ˈælɡə) simple w/o leaves stems/roots that grows in/near water, inc. seaweed.
- sewage: used water, waste substances -> sewer: underground pipe to carry sewage away
- Listen-through: Main Ideas, More Detail
=> Thinking & Speaking  Which project mentioned in the lecture do you think more helpful? 
- Interest Blog Is Oshi Palav “the king of meals”?  


Advancing 1-Jan.16th

Read and Write Unit 9  Reading 1: Cultural Differences in Counting, a science report
- Read-3 w/Q-Classroom=>Blog Write the main ideas of the science report in two or three sentences.
Post=> People in different places have different ways to use their fingers to count numbers. Also, some languages have only a limited words for numbers and others don’t have any. Even though all people understand quantities in some way or another, they use or count numbers differently according to their traditions and needs.
-> Study Words/Expressions: 
Dic assume  - to think/accept sth is true w/o proof, accept, expect: ~ing I pass the exam, It is ~d that : ~ the worst
- To take/begin to have responsibility, power, quality or appearance, accept, take on/over: ~ responsibility/control
-> presume  to suppose sth is true w/o proof, guess, infer : I ~ so, It’s ~d that he died young. 
to accept sth is true until it is proved; consider, make assumption : ~d dead, ~ innocent 
Dic -extend to draw out or be drawn out; stretch, last for a certain time: his schooling extended for three years, 
to reach a certain point in time or distance: the land extends five miles, extended family
- extent  the range over which something extends; scope, degree, range, length: the extent of the damage
an area or volume: a vast extent of concrete -> to some extent  
- extension  the act of extending or the condition of being extended, expansion: ~ of new technology, ~ of power
- Reading Skill: Making inferences
-> [A] -> [B] -> [C] => Pair to check the answers
=>Blog Monkey Math=> Can you make these inferences? Explain why you think you can or can’t.
- Interest Blog Center Exam-2018 Blog 


Advancing 1-Jan.12th

Inside Reading Unit 3  Reading-1 Public Art Controversies – Art Attack
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar
- Dic controversy  dispute, argument or debate especially one with strong disagreement in public/the press
-> controversial (adj)  ~ decision, It will ~ to release these photographs. 
Article-1 [P1-L5] institute a policy  to begin or create sth (a new law/rule/system); organize, introduce, begin, initiate, put into operation, enact: ~ a new policy/program  - institution  an established organization [L-7] resulting art  appear, come out, end, finish  [L10] ongoing debate ; continuing, continuous, current; ~ effort/discussion  [P2-L14] installed temporarily <- temporary  lasting for a limited time; brief, interim, provisional : ~ solution/relief/worker, only ~   [L18] auction off  sell sth (no longer needed) at an auction: The army ~ed off surplus equipment. [L18] raise money/fund  to get together for a purpose; collect  [P3-L29] back out;  withdraw, cancel, give up  [P4-L32] transparent  - able to be seen through; clear  - easy to notice or understand; obvious, straightforward  - honest, open, not secretive; sincere -> transparency   [L35] casts patterned shadows  : to make light/a shadow, appear in a particular place: The news ~ a shadow over the process (made people unhappy). The tree cast a long shadow on the lawn.   - How many votes were cast?  -Seaweed was cast up by the waves.
Article-2 [P1-L42] veto (v) ; refuse, deny, reject, rule out, turn down (n) refusal, denial  [L46] durability<- durable; able to exist for a long time; lasting, dependable, endurable: ~ goods  [L48] fund (v) provide money, finance (n) capital, endowment, trust   [L48] logistical <- logistics  the management of materials flow through an organization, from raw materials through to finished goods   [P2-L55] weird; odd, bizarre, strange, creepy, freaky: a ~ dream/boy   [L63] mutual benefits  shared between two or more people or groups; shared, common, bilateral: ~ love/respect/effort/agreement  [L70] outrage (v) shock, offend, abuse (n) shock, anger: public ~  [P3-L72] make a statement  create a certain impression, communicate an idea or mood without using words: The furnishings made a ~ about the company. 
[L77] context, not content, is what people care about the most.  context  - the situation in which sth happens : the group of conditions that exist where and when something happens; circumstances, situation, background -the parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word/passage  
content  sth that is contained: the ~s of a box.  - the subjects/topics covered in a book or document. - the chapters or other formal divisions of a book or document: a table of ~s.
[L86] association with   - a connection or relationship between things or people  - an organized group of people who have the same interest, job, etc. - a feeling, memory, or thought that is connected to a person, place, or thing
[P4-L93] reveal; disclose, expose, show, unveil – revelation    [L94] senator (Roman)   [L99] distasteful unpleasant, tasteless, painful  [P5-L105] the same goes for: the same is true for, prime spot (best, beginning)
[L110] prime spots   the most active, thriving, or satisfying stage or period: in the ~ of his life  -the chief or best individual or part  [L115] propel ;drive, push, throw  - propeller   [L116] kick in  to become operational; activate; go into effect: The air conditioning ~s in when the temperature reaches 25°C. The pain relief ~ed in soon.  [P6] Dic integrate  to make or be made into a whole; incorporate or be incorporated, merge, unify: ~ art and technology, rock and jazz  – integration (unification, assimilation) 
[L125] gone are the days when … : Gone are the days when people listened to the radio in the living room.  Gone are the days when girls used to learn cooking from their mothers. ~は遠い昔になってしまった
[L126] plop art is a slang term for public art usually large, abstract, modernist or contemporary sculpture made for government or corporate plazas, spaces in public venues, which usually are unattractive or inappropriate to its surroundings - that is, it has been thoughtlessly "plopped" (stone ~ed into the water) where it lies.
erect (v: to build; construct; raise), rigid (stiff, strict, solid, rigorous): ~ system, rules, attitude, resistance, opinion, 
[L134] merely decorative ; hardly, only, barely, simply [L134] blandness <- bland  boring, undistinctive, dull  [L139] unsightly (adj) ugly, unattractive
Extra Learning - Blog India's Indira canteen: The best meal you can buy for 13 cents
 queue; line    Read until the paragraph under a man handing a green token.
Open Forum Chapter 9 
3rd Lis with ScriptBlog : expose, equation, do an experiment, make a difference
- Vocabulary: Collocations with Make and Do
-> Vocabulary Exercise 1-> 2-> 3
do business, do housework, do a job, do the shopping, do someone a favor,
make a decision, make a list, make a living, make a meal, make a mistake, make money, make a profit
=> Integ. Speech Do you think this research is meaningful or useful? Why?
=> Ind. Speech What will you do when it suddenly starts raining around the station; take a bus at \210, run wet for ten minutes, walk wet for 20 minutes or get an umbrella at \500 and walk, or any option?


Advancing 1-Jan.9th

Read and Write Unit 3  Reading 1: Cultural Differences in Counting, a science report
- Vocabulary/p.165: as opposed to, assume-assumption, extend-extent: to some extent
- Scan the text and highlight scientist/researcher, proper nouns (name, place)
- Read-1-> (1) Identify TS, Mark the Topic and Subject (name, people) of each paragraph
 -> (2) Mark the Topic and Subject (name, people) of each Question of the Main Ideas and Details
-> (3) Answer the Questions. Write the Paragraph numbers you referred to. Correct the wrong info.
=> Pair to check the TSs, Answers to MI/D
-> Study Par.2 to check the structure, subjects and flow. -> Read Par.2 aloud.
-> Study Par.3 to check the structure, subjects and flow. => Pair to check the understanding
- Read-2=> What do you think 1. What’s the most surprising/interesting thing you learned in the article? 
=>Speak your response in four to six sentences including an example or your own experience.
Interest Blog Roman Numerals and Shapes
=> Quiz 2018 1 9 => MMXVIII  I  IX 498 => CDXCVIII MMMCMLXXIV=>3,974
Inside Reading Unit 3  Reading-1 Public Art Controversies – Art Attack
- Read-> Identify the Main Idea (TS) and the Supporting Details (SS) of each paragraph.
=>Blog Write what the Main Idea of the article is within three to four sentences.
- Interest Blog The funniest wildlife photos of 2017-1 
=> Create a comment on your favorite photo


Advancing 1-Jan.5th

Inside Reading Unit 3  Reading-1 Public Art Controversies – Art Attack
Blog Before Reading
- Reading Skill: Skim and Make Predictions about Art Attack/p.36
Apply-1: Title/Subtitle/Photo-> Write a prediction about the topic and the reading in the textbook.
  Art works in public places seem to have been upsetting the residents.
Apply-2 : Read the first and the last paragraphs.-> Revise the prediction.
There seem to be some reasons why art works in public places often cause resistance from the local residents but there seem to be some ways to deal with such controversy. 
- Reading Comprehension: Mark the key words of the questions)
Open Forum Chapter 9  News Program about Running in the Rain
- Preparing to Listen: If it rains and you don’t have an umbrella, do you walk or run?
- Before Lis Voc: What’s equal?: equal-equality-equalizer-equalization
=> Dic equate-equation-equator[ɪˈkweɪtər] –the great circle of the earth with a latitude of 0° dividing the N and S hemispheres   - a circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two equal symmetrical parts
Listening Practice