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Contemporary College English. Intensive Reading 2. Lesson 9 Quick Fix Society. NEXT EXIT 200 MILES. NEXT EXIT 50 MILES. NEXT EXIT 1 MILE. Two Ways of Travel. no fun at all. scenery. new exploration. exit signs. people. featureless reduced to dots,. culture. fast

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Contemporary college english

Contemporary College English

Intensive Reading 2

Lesson 9 Quick Fix Society


Contemporary college english

NEXT EXIT 200MILES

NEXT EXIT 50MILES

NEXT EXIT 1MILE

Two Ways of Travel

no

fun at all

scenery

new

exploration

exit signs

people

featureless

reduced to dots,

culture

fast

55 mph (89 km/h),

20 mph slow

carriage

By interstate (洲际公路)

By country route

Interstate

spicy salads


Contemporary college english

Two Ways of Travel

new

exploration

no

fun at all

spicy salads

carriage,

herds of cows,

exit signs

featureless,

reduced to dots,

55 mph, fast

20 mph, slow

By interstate (洲际公路)

By country route


Contrast

Application

Definition

Pattern

Technique

Purpose

Teaching Objectives

Contrast

Text Review


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When we contrast two things, we show

how they are

—John Langan

Contrast

different .


Contrast patterns

Contrast Patterns

Alternating Contrast

Block Contrast


Alternating contrast

Alternating Contrast

stripes

.

.

.


Alternating contrast1

Alternating Contrast

Difference 1: ______________

Difference 2: ______________

A.

B.

A.

B.


Contemporary college english

  • Superficially instead of thoroughly: …Once, we lingered over every word of a classic novel ... Today,…, we read the condensed version … or we buy the Cliff’s Notes.Once, we listened to every note of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Today, … instead, we can enjoy 26 seconds of that famous “da-da-da-DUM” theme — and 99 othermusical excerpts. …Even our personal relationships have become compressed. Instead of devoting large parts of our days to our loved ones, we replace them with … “quality time”. .

Once, we lingered over every word of a classic novel ...

Today,…, we read the condensed version … or we buy the Cliff’s Notes.

  • Once, we lingered over every word of a classic novel ...Today,…, we read the condensed version… or we buy the Cliff’s Notes. .

  • Difference 1Read Classic Books

  • A.Once: every word

  • B. Today: condensed version, notes

(para.6)


Contemporary college english

  • Superficially instead of thoroughly: …Once, we lingered over every word of a classic novel ... Today,…, we read the condensed version … or we buy the Cliff’s Notes.Once, we listened to every note of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Today, … instead, we can enjoy 26 seconds of that famous “da-da-da-DUM” theme — and 99 othermusical excerpts. …Even our personal relationships have become compressed. Instead of devoting large parts of our days to our loved ones, we replace them with … “quality time”. .

  • Once, we listened to every note of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.Today, …instead, we can enjoy 26 seconds of that famous “da-da-da-DUM” theme — and 99 othermusical excerpts. …

  • Difference 2Listen to Classic Music

  • A. Once: every note

  • B. Today: music excerpts

Once, we listened to every y

note of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Today, ......

instead, we can enjoy 26 seconds of that famous s

“da-da-da-DUM” theme — and 99 othermusical l

excerpts. . …

(para.6)


Contemporary college english

  • Superficially instead of thoroughly: …Once, we lingered over every word of a classic novel ... Today,…, we read the condensed version … or we buy the Cliff’s Notes.Once, we listened to every note of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Today, … instead, we can enjoy 26 seconds of that famous “da-da-da-DUM” theme — and 99 othermusical excerpts. …Even our personal relationships have become compressed. Instead of devoting large parts of our days to our loved ones, we replace them with … “quality time”. .

Even our personal relationships have

become compressed. Instead of devoting large

parts of our days to our loved ones, we replace

them with … “quality time”. .

  • Even our personal relationships have become compressed. Instead of devoting large parts of our days to our loved ones, we replace them with … “quality time”. .

  • Difference 3 Deal with People

  • A. Once: large parts of our days

  • B. Today: quality time

(para.6)


Techniques of contrast

Now instead of later (para.4)

Faster instead of slower (para.5)

Superficially instead of thoroughly (para.6)

Techniques of Contrast

Signal words

instead (of)

but/ while/ whereas/ however/

unlike/ differently/ on the contrary ...


Techniques of contrast1

We …then wandered outside to enjoy the sunshine and the herds of cows

—–no little dots this time —– lying in it.

(para. 2) )

Techniques of Contrast


Techniques of contrast2

We …then wandered outside to enjoy the sunshine and the herds of cows

—– no little dots this time —– lying in it.

(para. 2) )

Techniques of Contrast

Punctuation

;


Techniques of contrast3

If we wanted to be thinner, we simply ate less of our favorite foods…And if we are in a hurry to lose weight, we try the latest miracle diet… (para. 4)

Techniques of Contrast


Techniques of contrast4

If we wanted to be thinner, we simply ate less of our favorite foods…And if we are in a hurry to lose weight, we try the latest miracle diet… (para. 4)

Techniques of Contrast

Tense


Techniques of contrast5

Techniques of Contrast

Why waste 45 minutes listening to the whole thing when someone else has saved us the trouble of picking out the best parts? (para. 6)


Techniques of contrast6

Why waste 45 minutes listening to the whole thing when someone else has saved us the trouble of picking out the best parts? (para. 6)

Techniques of Contrast


Techniques of contrast7

Why waste 45 minutes listening to the whole thing when someone else has saved us the trouble of picking out the best parts? (para. 6)

Techniques of Contrast

Meaning


Techniques of contrast8

Signal words

Punctuation

Tense

Meaning

Techniques of Contrast


Purpose of contrast

Purpose of Contrast

This essay:

To understand each of the two things more clearly, and at times, to make judgments about them.

—John Langan

Call for action

Today

Once

now

later

faster

Instead of

slower

superficially

thoroughly


Purpose of contrast1

Purpose of Contrast

This essay:

Call for action

Let's take the time

to read every word of that story,

hear every note of that music,

and

enjoy every subtle change

of that countryside.

Let's rediscover life in the slow lane.


A man of many contrasts

— A Man ofManyContrasts

Nobel

1.He was the son of abankrupt, but became a

; …

2.He made a fortune but lived alife.

3. …and although cheerful in company he was often

in private.

4.A lover of mankind, he never had a or family to love him.

5. …a patriotic son of his native land, he died alone on soil.

millionaire

simple

sad

wife

foreign


How will you spend your

How Will You Spend Your

Last Ten Years?

Last Ten Years?


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quick

strong

vitality

disease

last ten years


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  • What will your last ten years look like?

  • Will you be quick enough for a game of tag

  • with your grandchild,

  • OR …?

  • Strong enough to embrace every moment,

  • OR …?

  • Will you grow old with vitality

  • ORget old with disease?

It’s time to decide.


Assignment

①Group work based on How Will You Spend Your Last Ten Years: Complete each of the ad sentences with the other unstated contrasted half.

② Read “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts” to summarize features of block pattern.

Assignment

  • What will your last ten years look like?

  • Will you be quick enough for a game of tag

  • with your grandchild,

  • OR …?

  • Strong enough to embrace every moment,

  • OR …?

  • Will you grow old with vitality

  • ORget old with disease?

It’s time to decide.


Assignment1

Assignment

Send your group work to my email : [email protected] weekend for further feedback.

Ideas sharing in the next session.

Thank

You


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