Unit 8 Reading 2 Not Like Other Kids #2
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar
[P2-L12] talked on his own: need a room of my own (own can’t be used after an article:
the/an own room)
[L17] Hebrew a member of the Semitic peoples inhabiting ancient Palestine, a Semitic language dreidel [dreɪdl] a four-sided top (コマ) bearing the Hebrew letters hieroglyphics [haɪərəglɪfɪk] a form of writing, esp as used in ancient Egypt, in which pictures or symbols are used to represent objects, concepts, or sounds [L22] bookish teenager (bookish; fond of reading; studious), a middle-aged diplomat, and a talkative grandmother ~ a first-grader [P3-L31] critique a critical essay or commentary, the act of criticizing; analysis, commentary, criticism [L33] specifications a detailed description/assessment of requirements/dimensions/materials [P4-L40] gifted - having exceptionally high intelligence: ~ children - having great special talent or ability: a ~ artist [P5-L42] hyper-intelligent above, over, or in excess: ~-critical, ~-inflation [L43] fill ones time with; spend ones time on [L45] profoundly-profound - very great; extensive, intense, extreme: ~ effect on sth - showing great knowledge/understanding; thoughtful, intelligent: ~ thought/understanding/knowledge, ~ book [L49] Let the child’s interests be your guide [P6-L61] piqued [pik] his avid interest pique; annoy, displease avid; enthusiastic, passionate, keen; ~ interest, ~ for more information [P7-L64] allotted time; allocated, assigned [L69] noteworthy; important, notable, remarkable [P8-L73] Karl’s parents know… On the other hand, they ~ never, ever use that term [P9-L81] it serves to set the child apart from … serve; to be useful in achieving sth; do the work for, benefit [L83] pigeonhole; categorize, classify, label, stereotype [L85] isolate set apart, separate, divide – isolation
[P10-L89] uphill battle finding a school – let alone a circle of friends – that can contain him - uphill battle/struggle/task difficult to win and takes a lot of effort for a long time - contain; include, accommodate -let along the first thing is NOT true/possible, the next thing cannot be true/possible either: There isn’t enough room for the family, let alone any guests. [L102] lagged far behind move/develop more slowly than others: ~ ones friends, ~ the competitors [L11-P105] coincidental pursuits [pərsut] - the act of looking for/trying to find sth: the ~ of happiness - the act of following/chasing sb ;chase, hunt, search, quest : in ~ of sb/sth - (~s) sth that you give your time/energy to; hobby, artistic/intellectual ~ coincidental <-incidental happening in connection with sth else, ~ to sth; ~ expenses, the discovery was ~ [P12-L111] upbringing the care and training of young children or a particular type of such care and training: His religious ~ fitted him to be a missionary. [L120] be stuck in stuck (adj) unable to move/be moved, can’t escape: get ~ in the mud, ~ in the traffic, ~ at home all day [P13-L122] just about anyone; almost, very nearly, approximately: met ~ everyone, should be here ~ now. [L125] clutter with fill a place with too many things [L127] medieval galleon [gæliən] a large sailing vessel of the 15th to the 17th centuries used as a fighting or merchant ship [L130] whirling presence of Karl himself whirl to move/make sb/sth move around: Leaves ~ed in the wind [P14-L134] Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1834-1904) was a French sculptor, best known for designing the Statue of Liberty. [L136] bursts into giggles giggle (v) to laugh in a silly way (n) a slight silly repeated laugh
- Read aloud L ~>
- Review the readings about child prodigies. What are important to raise a gifted child?
=> your answer in 60 seconds.
C6 Social Studies #2 Radio Program about Self-employment in the U.S.
- Review Vocabulary and Expressions/p.49-50: benefits, job security, time-off, free-lancer, lay off, self-employed
- Preparing to Listen: Advantages and Disadvantages. Are you interested in self-employment?
- Lis-1 => Take notes in More Details=> the questions
- Lis-2 => who entrepreneurs are, what they do, why they are on the rise and what are the downsides in 90 seconds. Use the two people as examples if you can.
- Thinking & Speaking: Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of self-employment
=> Which work style are you interested in, being an employee, specialist, or entrepreneur?
your answer in 60sec.
Unit 7 Risk: Why do people take risks?
Review Writing “Does advertising help or harm us” Check comments=>
Introduction (2~3 sentences), Body-1 (3~5), Body-2 (3~5), Concluding paragraph (2~3)
☆ C/UC: advertisement-C, advertising-UC so that<->, so that advertising or advertisement
Did you state key words in Intro, TS and reworded in CS?
Preview the Unit
- Listen to the : risk-take a risk, risk taking, risky: riskier-riskiest/more risky-most risky
-> What kind risks have you taken before or are you willing to take to achieve something you want?
Read #1 Fear Factor: Success and Risks in Extreme Sports
- Read -> Main ideas and Details
- Reading Skill/p.119: Using referents to understand contrast-> Ex.A/p.140 -> Ex.B/p.141
=> when you feel you are in the flow state in 60 seconds.