Unit 8 Reading-1 Child Prodigies
- Review the summary of this book review four to six sentences or in 100 words.
- Chunk-1 (par.1-4) Intro w/Examples: 1. Chess 2. music composer 3. piano 4. CP’s mystery, Pros-Cons
- Chunk-2 (par.5-8) Experts: 4-5. What child prodigies are, what they do 7. Nature 8. Nurture
- Chunk-3 (par.9-12) Parents: 9-10. Supportive/unsupportive parents 10-13. too supportive parents
- Chunk-4 (par.13) Conclusion: Challenges of child prodigies
- Reading Skill: Recognizing Comparison and Contrast
contrast [verb kənˈtræst; noun ˈkɒntræst]
-> A. meanwhile/in the meantime-> B. Learn how the words that indicate comparison/contract are used.
- A. Cross out the word/phrase with a different meaning –
- Corpus resource - capability, ingenuity, and initiative; quick-wittedness: a man of resource
-(pl) a source of economic wealth of a country (mineral, land, labor) or business (capital, equipment, personnel): natural ~s, financial ~s
=> What natural resources are there in (country/region)?
=> What do you think are key resources for Japan to grow in the 21st century?
- Corpus reveal - to make known; disclose, show, uncover, expose: ~ a secret (to sb), The report ~s that…,
=> Do you think all diplomatic processes should be revealed during the negotiation?
=> Study words and expressions
Chapter 5 Life Science A biologist talks about condor
- Preparing to Listen-1: Photos of Condors-> 2: wingspan
- Lis-1-> Main Ideas=> the main points of this talk is in three to five sentences.
- Lis-2=> Explain four main things they learned, found or were surprised with examples.
- Working Out Unknown Vocabulary=> offspring, puppet, harassing, scavenger
puppet [ˈpʌp ɪt] -an artificial figure representing a human being or an animal, manipulated by the hand, rods, wires as on a miniature stage. - a person, group, government whose actions are controlled by another or others.
Unit 6 Reading #1 Happiness is in your shoes you wear #2
- Read w/
- Words & Expressions (par.1) when was the last time you …?, unpredictable (par.2) be meant to be …
(par.2) Explain: Ads have always promised us … not so much the means to an end, as the end itself.
(par.3) tearful reunion (par.5) tune out (par.5) we are less critical than we might otherwise be (adv) in a different way/respects: You know it but why pretend ~? I wanted to see him but he was ~ engaged. an ~ hopeless situation
(par.6) taken individually, loyal to brand-> brand loyalty the tendency of some consumers to continue buying the same brand of goods rather than competing brands. (par.7) No matter how we are doomed to disappointment, (v) to make sb/sth certain to fail, suffer die; The marriage was ~ed from the strat. The plan was ~ed to failure. (n) fate or destiny, especially adverse fate; unavoidable ill fortune: to meet your ~, a sense of impeding ~ (felt strongly)
- Reading Skill: Distinguishing Facts from Opinions-> Ex.A/p.119 -> Ex.B/p.120
=> What do you think 1. your answer to one of the questions in five to eight sentences.
=>Write a summary of the article from a new magazine in 80 words/4-5 sentences
by Nov. 5th
by Nov. 5th