Western University English 1001
UNIT I BEING CHALLENGED TO GROW
BEING CHALLENGED TO GROW Growth is an important aspect of life. As long as we live, we continue to grow. Often our growths depend on your response to intricacies of life to which we are exposed daily. Different situations, people, and experiences provide a person with various opportunities for our self-development.
Today, we live in a world where only the fittest survive. We need to have a strong sense of responsibility, and constantly sharpen and equip ourselves properly. Doing so will help bolster our confidence as we relate with others and the world around us.
A.Listening to Conversation 1. Describe the given photos, and then be able to tell what kind of photos they are. 2. Differentiate photo 1 from photo 2. Photo 1 Photo 2
Spelling and Pronunciation Drill • Capital -a chief town of a country or region • Population - the inhabitants of an area, people, residents or community • Interesting - arousing interest • Hometown - the specific place/town where you live 5. Transportation - means of conveying people or goods; the process of transporting
Listening Conversation 1: Ian : Claire! Hey, Claire! How’s it going? Claire: Ian! Hi! I’m fine. How are you? Ian : Fine, thanks. Claire this is Chan. Chan, this is my friend, Claire. Chan: Nice to meet you. Claire : Nice to meet you. Are you from around here? Chan : No, I’m from Taipei, Taiwan. Claire: Oh, that’s interesting. Taipei’s the capital of Taiwan, isn’t it? Chan: Yes, that’s right. How about you? What’s your hometown? Claire : I’m from Brisbane, Queensland. Chan : Oh, really? Is that a big city?
Claire : Yes, it’s a big city in Queensland. There about of 1,774,890 people there. What’s the population of Taipei? Chan : It’s really a big city. There are over twenty million people in Taipei. Claire: Wow! That’s a lot of people! Chan: Yes, it is. But there is a good transportation so it isn’t bad. Claire : Uh-oh. I have to run. The library closes in ten minutes. See you guys later. Chan : Bye, Claire. Ian : Take care, Claire. Claire : You too. Bye.
VOCABULARY ENRICHMENT Give the meanings of the underlined words. Write your answers on the lines. Check your answers in a dictionary or with your teacher. 1. Life in a big city is always interesting; it's never dull. My answer: _______________________________________ 2. What kind of transportation do you use—train, bus, or subway? My answer: _______________________________________ 3. My hometown is Brisbane, Queensland. I was born there and I still live there. My answer: _______________________________________
4. Taipei is the capitalof Taiwan. The government offices are there. My answer: _________________________________________ 5. Taipei, Taiwan, has a large population: more than twenty million people live there. My answer: _________________________________________
Listening for Main Ideas Listen to the conversation again. As you listen, answer these questions. • Where is Chan from? 2. Is Chan from a small town? 3. Where is Claire from? 4. Is Claire from a big city?
Review on Grammar 1. Noun - is a word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea. a.concrete nouns – name things you can see or touch. Example:man, city, table The table is full of dirty dishes. b.abstract nouns – name ideas, qualities, and feelings that can’t be seen or touched. Example: friendship, hunger, patience, poverty, success Poverty is the most rampant problem in our society.
c. common noun – names any person, place, thing, or idea. (common nouns can e either concrete or abstract.) Example: courage, document, time, school Abraham Lincoln served as president during the Civil War d. proper noun – names a particular person, place, thing, or idea. (The first letter of a proper noun is always capitalized.) Example:Common NounsProper Nouns country Taiwan city Taipei boy Ian girl Claire shoes Nike’
2. Adjectives–describes a noun or a pronoun. It answers any of the following questions: 1. What kind? 2. How many/ how much? 3. Which one? What kind? How much/many? Which one? green dress fifteen books thatcar rainy days few girls every student big bag ten baht all teachers
3. The Wh-questions– are also called interrogatives which are used in asking specific questions. These are: Who – for persons What – for things Where – for places When – for time Why – for reasons Whose – for persons; when speaking of ownership Which – for persons and things indicating one of a kind or definite class. How – for condition, extent or manner, degree How much – for money; uncount nouns How many – for count nouns
Choose the correct interrogative: • (Who, What) is in your bag? 2. ( Where, When) is she from? 3. (Which, How) old is she? 4. ( What, Why ) did she save the old woman? 5. (When, What) did the incident happen?
4.The verbs – are words that tell actions. Examples: make, bring, come The director shouts at the members o the cast. The lights are flashing above the stage. The audience arrived in time for the performance. Choose the verb in the given sentence below: 1. Ian makes an appointment with Dr. Smith. 2. Bring your insurance card tomorrow. 3. He will come and visit me tonight.
Listening for Specific Information Go over the conversation once more. Choose the best answer for each question. 1. What two greetings do you hear in the conversation? a. How are things? b. Hi! c. How's it going?
2. Ian introduces Chan to Claire. What does he say? • a. Claire, this is Chan. • b. Claire, please meet my friend Chan. • c. Claire, this is my friend, Chan. • 3. What is Chan's answer? • a. Nice meeting you. • b. Nice to meet you. • c. Hi!
Understanding Main Ideas. Go over the conversation once more. (After You Listen, answer the following:) Choose the best answer. 1. Who is Claire? a. Ian’s friend. b. Ian's cousin. c. Chan's cousin.
2. What does Chan say about Taipei? a. It has a lot of people. b. It has about 20,000 people. c. It’s a big city. 3. What does Claire say about Brisbane? a. It's the capital of Queensland. b. It has a good transportation. c. It is interesting.
Vocabulary Review Complete these sentences. Use the following word list. capital interesting transportation hometown population 1. Taipei is the ________________________ of Taiwan. 2. There's a good public __________________ in Taiwan. 3. What's the __________________________ of Taiwan? Over twenty million people live there. 4. What's your _________________________? I'm from Brisbane, Queensland. 5. Are your classes _____________________?
Listening 2 Preparing to Listen. Look at this picture.
Tell your observations • What can you say about the picture? 2. Is Ian in good health condition? 3. To whom do you think he will call?
Vocabulary Review Ian is talking on the phone. Listen carefully and take notes on the following words and expressions as your teacher reads the conversation. Put an (x) mark before the unfamiliar words. Nouns Verb ID card to make an appointment health clinic the cold Insurance card/insurance number
[Ian sounds sick and weakening voice] Receptionist : Health Clinic. May I help you? Ian : Yes. I think I have a cold. I feel awful. Receptionist : Would you like to make an appointment? Ian : Yes, I'd like to see Dr. Smith.
continuation Receptionist : All right. Could you come in tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock? Ian : Yes, I can… Oh! Should I bring any money with me? Receptionist : No—just your ID and insurance card. Ian : OK. Receptionist : Now, could I have your name and insurance number?
Ian : Yes. My family name is Webber, W-E-B-B-E-R. My first name is Ian, I-A-N.And my insurance number is 000-481-624. Receptionist : OK. You're all set. Don't forget to bring your health insurance card when you come in tomorrow. Ian : OK. Receptionist : All right, we'll see you tomorrow at 10 A.M.. Ian : Yes, thank you . . . thank you very much. Bye. Receptionist : Bye.
Give the meaning of the underlined words Write your answers on the lines. Check your answers with a dictionary or your teacher. • You can't walk into the doctor's office to see him at any time that you want; you have to see him at a particular time of day, so you have to make an appointment first. My answer: ___________________________________
2. When Ian came to the university, he got an ID card with his name, address, photo, and student number on it. My answer: __________________________________ 3. Griffiths University has a health clinic; all the students go there when they are sick. My answer: __________________________________
4. Ian has a health insurance card. It shows that he can see a doctor at the health clinic when he gets sick during the time he is in college. My answer: _____________________________________ 5. I feel sick: I'm hot and I ache all over. I think that I have a cold. My answer: _____________________________________
Listen to the conversation again (slide 23, 24 and 25), then answer the listening questions. Listening for the Main Ideas Listen to the conversation again. As you listen, answer this question. Where is Ian going tomorrow?
Listening for Specific Information Listen the conversation once more. Then answer the following questions based on the conversation you have listened. Who is Ian calling? When is his appointment? What information does the receptionist ask for? Should Ian bring money to the health clinic? What should Ian bring to the health clinic?
Discussing Main Ideas. Work with a partner. Discuss the answers of these questions. 1. What does Ian think that he has? 2. What do you do when you have a cold? 3. Do you call a doctor when you have a cold? Why or why not?
Vocabulary Review. Complete these sentences using the given word list. the cold to make an appointment health clinic insurance number ID card 1. Ian’s very sick. He may have __________________________. 2. He’s sick. He’s going to the ___________________________. 3. He’s going to need his health ________________________ when he goes to the clinic. 4. Ian wants ______________________ to see his doctor tomorrow. 5. Here is my ____________________. It shows my name and address.
Listening 3 Preparing to Listen. Look at this picture.
Motive Questions: 1. Who is Grace’s friend? 2. Where does Grace live now? 3. What kind of house does she have? 4. How many rooms does her house have?
Vocabulary Preview: • Listen carefully and take notes on the following words and expressions as your teacher reads the conversation. Put an (x) mark before the unfamiliar words. • Be familiar with its corresponding meaning. (Study Word List for Vocabulary Development)
Word List: Living room – a room for the general use during the day. Bedroom – a room for sleeping Bathroom – a room for taking a bath Bookcase – a piece of furniture with shelves for books Curtains – a piece of cloth or lace hung up at a window or door Garage – a place for storing or repairing automobile Garden – a piece of land for growing plants or flowers Kitchen – a place for cooking food Dining room – a room in which meals are eaten Refrigerator – a cabinet or room in which food is kept cold
Grace and Rey are talking to each other about Grace’s house. Rey : Hello, Grace. Where are you living now? Grace : Hi, Rey. I’m living in Bangkok now. Rey: Have you got your own house? Grace: Yes, I have. Rey: What’s it like? Grace:It’s a beautiful two-storey house. It has seven rooms; two bedrooms, to bathrooms, one living room, one dining room and a kitchen.
Rey : Are there any flowers and tress in the yard? Grace : Yes, there are a lot of flowers and tress in the yard. Rey : Do you like your house? Grace :Yes, very much. Rey : Where are your two bedrooms? Grace :They are on the second floor. Rey : How many rooms are there on the second floor? Grace : There are three; two bedrooms and one bathroom. Rey :How many room are there in the first floor? Grace :Four. They are a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, and a bathroom.
Rey : Oh! Your house is a nice one. With whom do you live? Grace : I stay alone. Would you like to visit my house now? Rey : Yes, I’d love to, but now I’m in a hurry to get back home. Goodbye. Hope to see you again. Grace:Goodbye. I hope so, too.
Give the meaning of the underlined words. Write your answers on the lines. Check your answers with a dictionary or with your teacher. 1. My father repairs his car in our garage. My answer: _____________________ 2. Grace’s bedroom is an air-conditioned room. My answer: _____________________ 3. There are many plants and flowers in Grace’s garden. My answer: _____________________ 4. Mother cooks delicious foods in our kitchen. My answer: _____________________ 5. I arranged the books in thebookcaselast night. My answer: _____________________
Foods stay longer if you put it in the refrigerator. My answer: _____________________ • I always take a bath in the bathroom. My answer: _____________________ • Grace buys new curtains for her house’s windows and doors. My answer: _____________________ • We usually eat together in our dining room. My answer: _____________________ 10.Father reads newspaper at the living room every after office hours. My answer: _____________________
Listening for the Main Ideas: Answer the Motive Questions: Who is Grace’s friend? _______________________________________ Where does Grace live now? _______________________________________ What kind of house does she have? _______________________________________ How many rooms does her house have? _______________________________________
Listening for Specific Information: Listen to the conversation once more, then complete the following conversation with the words or phrases provided below. Where are There are How many seven rooms There are Three Do you I have Any on bedrooms flowers Visit Goodbye second floor hurry
Rey: Hello, Grace. Where are you living now? Grace:Hi, Rey. I’m living in Bangkok now. Rey: Have you got your own house? Grace: Yes, (1)________ Rey: What’s it like? Grace: It’s a beautiful two-storey house. It has (2)_______; two bedrooms, two bathrooms, one living room, one dining room and a kitchen.
Rey: Are there (3)____ flowers and tress in the yard? Grace:Yes, (4)_______ a lot of (5)_______ and tress in the yard Rey: Do you like your house? Grace:Yes, very much. Rey: (6)_________ your two (7)____________? Grace:They are (8)________ the second floor. Rey: How many rooms are there on the (9)_______? Grace: There are (10)__________; two bedrooms and one bathroom. Rey: (11) ____________ rooms are there on the first floor. Grace:Four. (12)___________ a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, and a bathroom.
Rey: Oh! Your house is a nice one. With whom do you live? Grace:I stay alone. Would you like to (13)______ my house now? Rey: Yes, I’d love to, but now I’m in a (14)_______ to get back home. Goodbye. Hope to see you again. Grace:(15)___________. I hope so, too.
Discussing Main Ideas: Work with a partner. Discuss the answers of these questions. • Does Grace like her house? Why? _____________________________________________ 2. How many storey does her house have? _____________________________________________ 3. Where can you find her bedrooms? _____________________________________________ 4. How many room are there in the first floor? _____________________________________________ 5. Did Rey visit Grace’s house? Why? _____________________________________________