Advanced Academic Reading and Discussion Fall 2012
Attendance Please raise your hand and say “HERE!”
Time: 5 min Review: Quiz Your Partner This is a person, such as a teenager or a wife, who runs away from home. a runaway This is a place where homeless people can eat free meals. a soup kitchen This word means “a burden”. a drag
SOCIETY Unit 5: Euthanasia (pages 17-20)
Time: 10 min Reading Comprehension Questions Quiz Your Partner Ask your partner five questions about words, phrases, and facts in the article!
Partner A: Ask Partner B these questions According to the article, … What does euthanasia mean in Greek? Which American doctor was famous for doctor-assisted suicide? Why are most governments reluctant to legalize euthanasia?
Partner B: Ask Partner A these questions According to the article, … What kind of patients are euthanized? Where are euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicides legal? What do some people believe is taking the easy way out?
Video Assisted Suicide on TV
Time: 20 min Opinion Questions Small Group Discussion Discuss the questions on page 20.
Useful Discussion Expressions • Asking for an opinion • What’s your opinion? • What do you think? • Do you agree? • What are your thoughts on this? • How do you feel about that?
Homework Study for Quiz #1! 1) Classroom English 2) Real English Conversation Expressions 3) Unit 1: The Breakdown of Morality 4) Unit 2: Poverty and Homelessness 5) Unit 5: Euthanasia
PRI5068-01 • Lead a Discussion – Group 1 • Monday, September 24 • Anne Kang • Nola Kang • Ellen Ko • Emily Kim • Min Kim • Mia Kim • Annie Kim • Ann Kim • Jin Kim • Marilyn Kim
PRI5068-02 • Lead a Discussion – Group 1 • Monday, September 24 • Layra Kang • Ingyu Kang • Bum Ko • Esther Ko • James Kwak • Austin Kim • Angie Kim • Ian Kim • Sooyeon Kim • Sean Kim
Instructions for Discussion Leaders • You will be the discussion leaderfor a group of 4 students • Time: 35 minutes • Choose an interesting article in English (Internet, newspaper, magazine, etc.) • Procedure: • 1. Bring 4 copiesof the article for your group members • 2. Read the article as a group (5-10 min) • 3. Choose at least 5 words or phrasesto teach • 4. Ask at least 5 reading comprehension questions (5 min) • 5. Ask at least 5 discussion questions (15-20 min) • Give me 1 copy of the article (underline the 5 words and/or phrases) and 1 copy of your questions