22/12/2010 Renn Kyndra Bess Lisa
The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama 2004 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address delivered 27 July 2004, Fleet Center, Boston About 18 minutes
Profile • Born on 4th /Aug/1961 • A native of Honolulu, Hawaii • a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School. • Member of the Illinois Senatefrom the 13th district • United States Senatorfrom Illinois • 44th President of the United States
Road to politics • Obama served three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. • He won election to the U.S. Senate in November 2004. • His presidential campaign began in February 2007 and won his party's nomination. • In the 2008 general election, he defeated Republican nominee John McCain and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009.
Skills of speech 1.Emotion : a.Tones b.Body language (ex:gesture) c.Facial expression 2.Listener 3.Neutral
Review of The Audacity of Hope • Positive attitude • Empathy • Gratitude • Expectation toward the future
Our Comments • We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Our comments • Well, I say to them tonight, there is not a liberal America and a conservative America -- there is the United States of America. There is not a Black America and a White America and Latino America and Asian America -- there’s the United States of America.
Words we learned(1) • Bomber轟炸機 an aircraft that drops bombs. • assembly line裝配線 a line of machines and workers in a factory which a product moves along while it is being built or produced. Each machine or worker performs a particular job, which must be finished before the product moves to the next position in the line.
Words we learned(2) • Inalienable堅定不移的 unable to be removed. • Prosecutor 檢察官 a legal representative who officially accuses someone of committing a crime, especially in a court of law. • VFW 美國海外退伍軍人(縮寫) Veterans of Foreign Wars.a person who has had a lot of experience of a particular activity.