Chapter 11-It’s a very exciting place! Cities; hometowns; countries
Goals for this chapter • Speaking- Asking about and describing cities; asking for and giving suggestions; talking about travel and tourism. • Grammar-Adverbs before adjectives; conjunctions; and, but, though, and however; modal verbs can and should.
Goals for this chapter • Pronunciation/Listening- Can’t and shouldn’t; listening to descriptions of cities and hometowns; listening for incorrect information. • Writing-Writing a magazine article.
Adjectives • Give you a packet of words. • Match each word with its opposite. • Add two more adjectives. • Choose two places and describe them to your partner.
Conversation- “It’s a fairly big city” • How would you describe Daejeon? Is it a big city or a small city? • Listen and practice. • Listen to the rest of the conversation. What does Carmen say about entertainment in San Juan?
Adverbs before Adjectives • What is an adverb? • Adverbs describe verbs. Examples: I am walking slowly. She is driving the car quickly.
Adverbs before adjectives • Adverbs can also describe adjectives. Must appear before adjectives. • Examples: extremely, very, really, pretty, fairly, somewhat. • San Juan is really nice. • It’s a fairly big city. • It’s not a very expensive place. • It’s too noisy and crowded.
Fill in the blanks Fill in the blanks describing Daejeon. • Daejeon is a________nice city. 2. It’s a __________big city. 3. It’s _________expensive.
Conjunctions • Connect two ideas together. • Most common conjunctions: and, but, though, however. Examples: I like studying English, but I hate doing English homework. I like riding my bike, and it’s great exercise. It’s a big city. It’s not too big, though.
Describe… • Describe three cities or towns in Korea. • State two positive and one negative feature in each town. Examples: Seoul is very exciting and there are a lot of things to do, but it’s too crowded.
Listening: My hometown • Describe your hometown to a partner. • Is your hometown big? • Interesting? • Expensive? • Beautiful? • Listen to Joyce and Nicholas. What do they say?
Where would you like to visit? • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? • Tokyo, Japan? • Los Angeles, California? • Paris, France? • New York City, NY? Where else would you like to visit? Why?
Listening-What should I see there? • Listen and practice. • Listen to the rest of the conversation. • Where is Thomas from? • What should you do there?
I’m new to Daejeon… • With a partner, come up with a list of things I… • Can do in Daejeon • Should do in Daejeon
Modal verbs can and should • “Can” and “should” are used to give advice, suggestions. Examples: You can see the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico city. You can’t visit some museums on Mondays. You should visit the National Museum. You shouldn’t miss the cafes.
Listening-Three Countries • Listen to speakers talk about Japan, Argentina, and Italy. • Listen again. One thing about each country is incorrect. What is it?
Help! I am new to South Korea! Dear classmates, I just arrived to South Korea. I have never been to South Korea before! There are so many places to see and do here. Where should I go? What can I do in South Korea? Please tell me what to do! Sincerely, Lost in Korea