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					Misunderstanding

           Unit 1
            Presentation
A game:
          I want your knife.
  I want your life.


Read:
          I ‵can sing a song.
          I ‵can’t sing a song.
          Listening & skimming


1. How may storied does the text tell?

2. What is the best thing to do when
misunderstandings arise among English-speaking
people, according to the writer?
      Reading and answering questions

1. What is the text mainly about?
2. Why did the man with uncombed hair and dirty
   clothes head straight for the restroom when he
   got on the bus?
3. What did the passenger at the back of the bus
   decide to do when she saw the man hiding himself
   in the restroom?
4. What was the original message the passengers
   were supposed to pass and what had it turned into
   when it reached the driver?
5. What was the result of the wrong message?
     Reading and answering questions

6. Where did the man in Los Angeles want to go
  and where did he arrive?
7. What was the cause of his mistake?
8. According to the writer, how often do
  misunderstandings take place among English-
  speaking people?
9. Who are more easily confused by similar-
  sounding English words?
10. Why did the Korean woman wonder all day
  about her boss’s question?
               Reading comprehension

get on/off           on earth
head for             at last, finally
pull over           drive a vehicle to the roadside
result in           lead to
in the world        board/leave (a bus, a train, etc)
in the end          go towards
     Reading comprehension

径直走向
从一个人传到另一个人
15英里长的交通阻塞
封闭高速
发动车
给某人造成麻烦
           Reading & Analysis


How many parts do you think we can divide the
 passage into?
              Misunderstanding


What is the best thing to do when
misunderstandings arise among English-speaking
people, according to the writer?

				
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