Day 51 #1
Unit 2 Reading 2 Searching for New Medicines #3
- Review the Main Ideas of the article in three sentences.
- Read aloud by Section to learn words/expressions #1
[Intro] L6 cure diseases to make someone with an illness healthy again; heal, correct, mend, remedy: Doctors couldn't cure TB/cure people of TB. - to solve a problem: cure inflation
[Finding a cure] L14 occur – occurrence [əˈkɜr·əns]-> Corpus/p.31 => E.
L16 healer <- heal; cure, recover, mend, improve, rehabilitate L18 bark the hard, outer covering of a tree – (v) The dog barked aloud. L18 cinchona [sɪŋˈkoʊnə] L23 implement [ˈɪm·pləˌment] (n); tool (v); start, carry out, put into action, achieve -> implementation -> Corpus/p.32 L24 ingredient one of the parts in a mixture: Combine all the ~s for the stew. L25 quinine [ˈkwɪn.iːn ] is an alkaloid derived from the bark of the cinchona tree. L25 commercially produced <- commercial<- commerce
L28 decline-> Corpus/p.30 - to gradually become less, worse, or lower; lessen or weaken - to refuse something => C.
L27~28: By the 1960s, however, ~ had declined because the parasite was becoming resistant to it. <- resist
[A new medicine] L32 wormwood L33 contain to have something inside or include something as a part; include, hold, have, involve: How much liquid does this bottle ~? I lost a file containing a lot of important information. L34 artemisinin is a drug derived from the Asian plant Artemisia annua. This aromatic plant has fern-like leaves and yellow flowers. It has been long used to treat fevers. It's also an effective treatment for malaria.
[Aspirin] L39 willow L40 remedy -> remedial L42 ease pain L38 aspirin tablet
Unit 9 Reading 2: Problems with Math, a personal essay
- Review your answer to the question with example(s) in four to six sentences.
- Grammar: The Present Perfect
-> A. have/has studied/lived for permanent/long time, have been –ing for emphasis on the present –ing.
-> B. Ask two questions using the present perfect.
=> Answer the questions in the present perfect and explain in the past and present tense.
- Writing Skill: Using numbers to support ideas.
-> A. Identify MI, study the population growth. -> B.
- Write a paragraph to describe your community/society such as school, local community or country.
Write two or three points that are important or unique and use numbers to support them.