Day 47 #1
Unit 1 Reading 2 Segway into the Future #3
- Review the Main Ideas of the article in three sentences.
- Read aloud by Section to learn words/expressions Sect. =>
[Intro] L1 individual L8 compare to/with [vi] to be similar to sb/sth else: This house doesn’t ~ to the previous one (not as good).
[What is a Segway? ]L11 platform, L13 framework-> Corpus/p.14-> D. L13 post L14 attached L15 rubber L20 steering mechanism; steering wheel
[How a Segway moves] L23 leans the body L23 slightly forward, ~ backward L29 respond to->response
[How a bicycle moves] L30 in contrast an obvious difference between two or more things: She is quite petite, in contrast with her tall sister. L33 alter-> Corpus/p.14 to change a characteristic, often slightly, or to cause this to happen: The coat was too long, so I took it back to the store to have it altered. L35 subsequently; afterward, after, finally L39 Tour de France is an annual men's 21-stage bicycle race primarily held in France over a little more than three weeks. L40 miles per hour-> mph L44 one battery charge L45 no faster than L49 pay a fee [Chart] range
[How segways are used] L54 individuals-> Corpus/p.15-> F. Replace the word(s) L58 pharmacies-pharmacy L58 substitute Segways for trucks
[Why segways are not used more] L65 one reason->another-> a primary reason L69 passed laws L68 meanwhile; at the same time, meantime, till L74 encourage people to … L76 hardworking vehicles <= Why?
Unit 9 Reading 1: Cultural Differences in Counting, a science report
- Write the main ideas of the science report in two or three sentences.
assume to think/accept sth is true w/o proof, accept, expect: ~ing I pass the exam, It is ~d that … 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
-extend to draw out or be drawn out; stretch, to 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
infer to reach an opinion or decide sth is true based on the information available; deduce, conclude, guess
-> [A] -> [B] -> [C] => to check the answers=> on Sep.28th