ORAL ENGLISHLanguage Professor: Ms. K. Casimir Week 12, Lesson 11 5/5-9/14
OBJECTIVES: • During this session, students should be able to listen to, talk and have discussion on effective comunication, about the Chinese language and literatures, correct use of language, slangs, suggestion for change on language problem, how to tell interesting stories, listening to advise on effective presentations. The grammar focus: subject/verb agreement, purpose statement, main points. Game: language survey, idiom on “ ” Debates on: Fast foods, sex education, capital punishment in China, Studying Latin
DIALOGUE EXERCISE • Try to have a natural dialogue with your partner. Use the questions as a guide. 4 minutes.
DRILLS: INTONATION AND ARTICULATION Follow up with your hand out!
VOCABULARY • Rubbish bin Proposed Counselor Petroleum • Superficial Mandate Apartheid Homeowners • Muster proponents Activist Shortsighted • Ham and haw Disservice Humorist Subtle • Talk your ear off Deliver Eloquent Annoying • Stick to the point Confidently Impromptu Anchor
VOCABULARY EXERCISES • Pair exercises: Page 82 and 86: Exercises A and B.
SPEAKING: DIALOGUE EXERCISES • Survey exercise with two other people 6 mins total
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS • Read about these effective communicators. What else do you know about these people? Page 80 • Who are some other effective communicators you know of?
SOME FAMOUS SPEAKERS IN THE US • Obama • Martin Luther king • John F. Kennedy Other example: Listen to video speaker
LISTENING: • CD # 44-45: Getting your message across: Exercises A and B. • CD # 46-47: Assert yourself, Exercises A and B Pages 82, 86
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR • What are the key element of becoming an effective communicator • Messenger good use of language • Message Good use of non verbal communication • Listener practice your talk • Feedback
DISCUSSION: FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING • Take the survey and then dialogue in your group about these 8 points. Bottom of page 80
WHAT’S THE CORRECT LANGUAGE? • Exercise A: what is the correct language? Page 84 • Class discussion
DISCUSSION: TEXTING! • Exercise 2: A and B– Page 84
GRAMMAR VERB AGREEMENT WITH QUANTIFIERS • Collective nouns: audience, class, couple, crowd, family, government, group team (does not take any plural form) uses a singular verb. • example: My family is very close-knit Page 85
REVIEW THESIS STATEMENT AND MAIN POINTS • Thesis statemment
GRAMMAR: REVIEW THESIS STATEMENT & MAIN POINTS • Main points:
GRAMMAR: FOREIGN LANGUAGE • Thesis Statement: • MP #1: • MP #2: • MP#3:
SUPPORTIVE EVIDENCES • Details, facts, information -- Need evidences • Then: you need to illustrate by giving: examples, stories or personal testimonies.
READING: SLANG VARIETY • Read the article, look up any new word. • Do exercise A & B. Page 87
DEBATE: • Every college student should be required to study Latin in addition to Chinese culture and arts for a comprehensive education.
HOMEWORK: • Do the CD for Unit 11 • Be ready for your debate quiz. Know everyone must participate. Review today's lesson and read persuasive writing on page 83 as you prepare for your debate.