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   Section I Listening and Conversation
   Section II Reading Comprehension
   Section III Writing and Translating



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       Section I
Listening and Conversation


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         Section I
Listening and Conversation

Part I Leading in
Part II Putting in use
Part III Further Practice for better use
Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance

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   Part I Leading in


1. Pre-class Work
2. Revision
3. Warming up for the new class


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          1. Pre-class Work
• 1) to collect some abbreviations
  used online

• 2)to write down all the
  expressions and patterns used
  to communicate online

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3. Warming up for the new class

  1). students present their collections
  2). teacher’s comment and put the
      collections into a data bank for
      students’ reference
  3). presentation of new materials
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        Sample 1      Some Abbreviations

BS       big smile
NOYB    none of your business
4ever   forever
TTYL     talk to you later
BFN      bye for now
FTTB    for the time being
CWYL    chat with you later
IYSS    if you say so
LTNS    long time no see
BBN      bye bye now
4U       For you
BBL      be back later                     next
         Part II Putting in use
1. Divide the students into groups
2. Practice
   Work in groups and practice sample dialogues 1 Talking
   About Abbreviations Used Online and dialogue 2 New
   Slang Joins Campus Internet Talk
3. Act out
   Work in groups to
         1) understand the short dialogues on Page
            20 of the Textbook
         2) to act out
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 Part III Further Practice

1. Furthering and Practicing
2. commenting
3. Completing
4. Responding


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1. Furthering and Practicing

  Each group chooses one
    of the situations to
  further the dialogue
  act out before the class


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      2. commenting


• The fellow students to make comments on
  the performance and the appropriateness of
  their English;
• The teacher summarizes this part.

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     3. Completing

     Work in groups to complete by filling
in the blanks on Page 21 of the Textbook
(Exercises 1 and 3), and then the teacher
checks the answers in class.

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     4. Responding

    Practice Exercise 2 on Page 21 of the
Textbook orally . With teacher’s situations
in Chinese, give the English equivalent, the
whole class work together


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            The script for the dialogue
•   You:     (网上聊天似乎很有趣, 你试过吗?)
•   Jane:   I recently have!
•   You:     (你觉得怎么样?)
•   Jane:   I just love it. It's the most exciting thing I've
•           ever done.
•   You:     (真的吗? 怎么有趣?)
•   Jane:   By chatting with keypals (键友), you can know a
•           lot of new friends. Also, you can learn many
•           funny abbreviations.
•   You:     (你能列举一些吗?)
•   Jane:   For example, "YTTT" means "You are telling the
•           truth?", "YNK" means "You never know," "YOYO"
•           means "You're on your own."
•   You:     (真有趣! 我应该找时间试试。)
•   Jane:   Yes, you should.

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Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance

 1. Match after you listen
 2. Judge after you listen
 3. Make after you learn
 4. Self-assessment and Teacher’s Guidance
 5. Assignment
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        1. Match after you listen


• With the given diagram, listen to a dialogue,
  match the information in Column A with
  the choices in Column B.


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       2. Judge after you listen


    Listen to a dialogue, make a choice
from A, B, C or D to each of the questions
given on the blackboard.

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3. Make after you learn



         • Make a dialogue of their
           own to discuss their
           experience of chatting
           online or talk about some
           slang words used in their
           emails

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 4. Self-assessment and
   Teacher’s Guidance

• Check the answers to 1 and 2, give
  brief explanations; Score your own
  papers, and hand them in.


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           5. Assignment

• Workbook P 20—1-6
• Read fluently the passage on page 30 of your
  Textbook New Practical English and try to
  understand it as possible as you can by using a
  dictionary.
• Recite Practical Sentences for Accounting and the
  Passage in Unit 2


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      Section II
Reading Comprehension

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        Section II
 Reading Comprehension

Part I Leading in
Part II Comprehension and Practicing
Part III Further Practice
Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance

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    Part I Leading in


1. Revision
2. Warming up for the new class



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             1. Revision

•   1) ask several students to recite the practical
    sentences for Accounting in Unit 2and the
    others repeat
•   2) ask students to answer teacher’s questions
    according to the Passage for accounting in
    Unit 2


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2. Warming up for the new class
• 1) ask students to work in groups of four
  to create situations to talk about chatting
  online
• 2) teacher makes comments on the
  importance of writing and sending
  emails
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Part II Comprehension and Practicing



      1. Checking and Explaining
      2. Commenting
      3. Retelling


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   1. Checking and Explaining
• 1) teacher raises some questions and ask students to say true
  or false according to the passage on page 30 of the Textbook
  New Practical English to see how much they’ve understood.
• 2) teacher raises some questions and ask students to answer
  in details according to the passage on page 30 of the
  Textbook New Practical English, at the same time
  explaining some language points.
• Possible difficult words, phrases & sentences


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          Possible difficult words
1. pro n. an advantage or a reason for doing something 赞成的立场,正面的理由
E.g. One of the big pros of living in Madrid is the exiting night life.

2. con n. a disadvantage or a reason for not doing something 反对的立场,反面的
    理由
E.g. One of the cons of buying a bigger car is that it will cost more to run.

3. chat v. talk in an informal and friendly way, especially about things that are not
    serious or important 闲谈
E.g. She enjoys chatting to her friends over a cup of coffee.

4. forum n. an organization, meeting, television program, etc that allows people to
    publicly discuss things of general interest论坛
E.g. The association began as a forum for sharing ideas about management
    problems.

5. misleading a. a statement, fact, or report that is misleading makes you believe
    something that is in fact wrong or incorrect 误导的
E.g. You need to be careful when you're looking at statistics ---they can be very
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6. allowance n. the taking into consideration of facts that may change something, esp. an
opinion考虑到
Eg. We should make allowance for bad weather and have plenty of umbrellas available.


7. diplomatic a. involving the management of the relationships between countries, acting in
a way that does not cause offence 外交上的,策略的
Eg.: The two leaders have been involved in lengthy diplomatic negotiations.


8. compromise n. agreement in an argument in which the people involved reduce their
demands or change their opinion in order to agree 妥协,让步
Eg.: It is hoped that a compromise will be reached in today's talks.


9. anonymity n. the condition of being anonymous 匿名
Eg.Teacher’s: I love walking around a city where I'm not known --- it's anonymity.


10. anonymous a. (of a person) with name unknown, (of a piece of writing) without the
writer's name 匿名的
Eg.The money was donated by an anonymous benefactor.
          Possible difficult sentences
1. (Para. I ) l found the experience very entertaining, chatting with
 three strangers at the same time about nothing at all.
    Analysis: The verb find often takes an object--- complement
 structure, with the latter being in the
   Following forms: to V, V-ing, V-ed, adjective, prepositional phrase,
 adverb phrase and so on.
    Translation:我发现同时与三个陌生人在网上胡扯是一种非常令人愉快的经
 历。
  2. (Para.2) The Internet chat room is a new and popular forum in
 which to meet new friends from around the world.
   Analysis: In which refers to in a new and popular forum. Notice
 that which here is introducing an infinitive clause rather than a
 relative clause·
   Translation:网上聊天室是一个新的可以在全世界结交新朋友的流行论坛。
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            Possible difficult sentences
3.(Para. 4) However , as we mature sometimes we must make compromises in
    terms of who we are, so that we can form and maintain sensible relationships.
     Analysis: As here introduces an adverbial clause of time. In terms of here is
    used to make clear in which
     Particular aspects compromises should be made. So that introduces a clause
    of result.
     Translation:然而,当我们长大成熟之后,我们必须视我们的身份而留有余地,这样我
    们才能建立和维持合理的关系 。
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4. (Para. 5) The ability to remain anonymous leads to a kind of cheating as lying
    about personal identity is perfectly acceptable and considered normal in chat
    rooms.
      Analysis: As introduces a clause of reason,meaning because
      Translation: 隐瞒个人身份是完全被接受的,也被认为是正常的, 所以不透露姓名会
    引起某种欺骗。
5. (Para. 6) l think there is the danger of people who love the honesty and
    freedom of Internet chat rooms so much that they decide to withdraw from
    society·
       Analysis: Who introduces a relative clause modifying people. So here means
    to such a degree,with that
        introducing a clause of result.
        Translation:我认为存在着这样一种危险,有些人沉迷于网上聊天室的诚实及自由,
    从而决定从社会中引退。
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                  2. commenting
     There are several ways for Internet connection. One common
way is to dial-up connection. For dial-up connection, you need a
computer, a modem, and a telephone line.
   ISP is the abbreviation of Internet Service provider. It provides
services for Internet users to get connected with the Internet.
Before getting connected with the Internet, an Internet user must
apply for an account and a password from an ISP. He or she should
also gets its dial-up number, the address of its domain name and of
the mail server. Now you can turn on your computer, start the dial-
up program and get connected with the Internet. Then you can use
the browser to enjoy the world of Internet. You can also send or
receive emails with the help of the emails.
   People can do a lot of things by browsing Internet, such as sharing
information, transacting business and communicating with people
across the globe.
   The common procedure to have Internet chat:
   First, you must get into the chat room of a website. Then you
should choose a topic. After that you decide on the name you’d like
to use and get registered. The last step is to choose a partner you
would like to chat with.
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       Part III Further Practice
1. Simulating and translating
• Do exercise 6 on page 28 of the Textbook
• Pay attention to the italicized parts in the English sentences
   and translate the Chinese sentences by simulating the
   structure of the English sentences

2. Rewriting
• Do excises 8 on page 31 of the textbook
• Write a summary of the passage through answering the
   following questions.


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Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance


        1. Translating
        2. Assignment


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        1. Translating
• Remember the words, phrases and sentence structures in
  the passage they have learned and translate the following
  sentences into Chinese orally.
   – 1 I find it very relaxing to spend an evening chatting with new
     friends.
   – 2 Something is wrong with the television -- the picture‘s gone
     fuzzy (模糊).
   – 3 We should make allowances for bad weather and have
     enough of umbrellas available.
   – 4 I'm thinking of traveling overseas in terms of the money
     needed.
   – 5 I'm well aware of the problems related to this new road ?it
     runs right past my office.
   – 6 The fact that something is cheap doesn't necessarily mean
     it's of low quality.
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      2. Assignment

• A: Textbook page 26 Passage 1 and
  Workbook page 23 1-3

• B: Ask students to memorize all the
  patterns and expressions used
  online
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      Section III
Writing and Translating

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         Section III
  Writing and Translating
Part I Leading in
Part II Putting in use
Part III Further Practice
Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance

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                Part I Leading in

1. Checking the assignment
•    Check the answers to comprehension exercises on the
     workbook orally and comment
•    Answer students; questions found in Passage 1
2. Warming up for new class
•    Ask the students to speak out the abbreviations, patterns
     and expressions they are asked to memorize
•    Put their collections into the data bank on the blackboard
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         Part II Putting in use

1. Dividing the students into
   groups
2. Presenting new materials
3. Giving the rules for writing
4. Simulating


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               Sample 1 Sending an Email

From: greetings@reply.yahoo.com
   Date: 2002/2/4 14:36
   To: kongqy@hotmail.com
   Subject: Caihong has picked up your Yahoo! Greeting

   The Yahoo! Greeting that you sent to Caihong (margaretwei@yahoo.com)
   on October 03, 2002 has been picked up!

   If you'd like to send another greeting, you can do so at
   http://greetings.yahoo.com.

   You can view the greeting that you sent to Caihong at
   http://view.greetings.yahoo.com/greet/view

   Thanks for using Yahoo! Greetings!

   The Yahoo! Greetings Team                                     next
       Sample 2 Reply to the email

From: Mail Administrator       Date: 2002/11/4 14:36
To: zhwg@yahoo.com
Subject: Mail System Error -- Returned Mail
Attachment: Mail System Error -- Returned Mail -- (30.1 KB)

This message was undeliverable due to the following reason:

The user's account is temporarily over quota (份额).

postmaster@163bj.com

Please reply to Postmaster@163bj.com
if you feel this message to be in error.




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             4. Simulating
 Write an Email according to the information given

收件人姓名:邮件管理员
日期:2002年11月5日13:46
收件人: Huili@yahoo.com
主题: 邮件系统错误——退回的邮件
附件: 邮件系统错误——退回的邮件——(30.1KB)
该邮件由于以下原因无法寄到收件人:
用户的帐户无效。
feihuli@163bj.com
如果认为该邮件有误,                  back
请给Postmaster@163bj.com回邮件.
Part III. Further Practice

1.   Presenting new material
2.   offering situations
3.   Simulating
4.   Acting out and commenting
5.   Writing

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Translate the following letter of apology into Chinese

   From: greetings@reply.hotmail.com
   Date: 2002/11/1 14:36
   To: kongqy@hotmail.com
   Subject: Wu Jing has picked up your Hotmail! Greeting

       The Hotmail! Greeting that you sent to Wu Jing
  (wujing@online.com)
       on October 29, 2002 has been picked up!

       If you'd like to send another greeting, you can do so at
  http://greetings.hotmial.com/

       You can view the greeting that you sent to Wujing at
       http://view.greetings.yahoo.com/greet/view

       Thanks for using Hotmail! Greetings!

       The Hotmail! Greetings Team
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       3. Simulating

•   Ask the students to work in groups
    to choose one of the situations to
    either write an email to greet
    someone




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       Acting out and commenting




 After the act of each group, the fellow students
comment and then teacher summarizes.
                                      5. Writing


   Ask the students to work together to write a short passage
of about 100 words to tell a story or about an event related to
the picture given. Some useful words and phrases have been
provided to help. The passage may begin with: Email allows
people around the world to communicate cheaply, quickly and
frequently.” (P36-7)



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               Part IV
      Aptitude Test and Guidance

1.   Checking
2.   Grammatical rules concerning Articles
3.   Applying
4.   Self-assessment and Guidance
5.   Assignment

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   1. Checking


•Ask the students to
present their work
•Teacher comments
and points out the
grammatical errors
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                 2. Applying

1) Read the following sentences, inserting commas,
   colons or semi-colons where necessary.
2) Rewrite the following sentences, replacing small-
   case letters with capital ones where necessary.
3) Insert an apostrophe where it is needed.
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  1) Read the following sentences, inserting commas,
       colons or semi-colons where necessary.
• 1   That's right sir over there.
• 2   I consider these the major nuisances of train
      journeys transistor radios freezing carriages
      undisciplined children and people eating oranges.
• 3   She is trying to write a textbook a detective novel
      and a travel book.
• 4   His work is accurate well-informed and frequently
      entertaining.
• 5   He spoke slowly proudly and indeed boringly.
• 6   After swimming for three hours he felt exhausted.
• 7   Waiter where are my steak and chips?
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2) Rewrite the following sentences, replacing small-case letters with
   capital ones where necessary.

   1 gail mandal applied for the position of accountant at the
   carlsbad hotel in gallup, new mexico.

   2 he said, "the internal revenue service imposes a penalty (处罚)
   on any taxpayer who files after the 15th of april.

  3 the consultants for the project included senator (参议院议员)
  raymond h. grant, professor pearl ishikawa, dr. nicholas giordano,
  and dr. amanda b. olinski.

 4 estes park has long been a popular vacation spot during the
  summer months.

 5 the fourth thursday in november is the traditional day for
  celebrating thanksgiving.

 6 he lives in beech street facing the river ash not far from
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7 as a clerk in the swiss tourist office he has to speak
french, italian, german and english, though he has never
crossed the english channel.


8 he has a b. sc. degree in economics from a scottish
university but he is now only a counter clerk in a post office.


9 on the first thursday in february he started reading a
book called the history of science and now at christmas he
has only finished reading half of it.


10 the member of parliament elmers bank said, "if more
people read the times and listened attentively to the b.b.c.
news broadcast, i should feel more assured of the success
of our educational system.“
3) Insert an apostrophe where it is needed.

   1   Hell be here soon.           2   at four oclock
   3   the fishermans rod           4   You cant stay any longer.
   5   childrens games              6   at the booksellers
  7    Shes away.                   8   peoples homes
   9   teachers representatives    10    Theyd be pleased to go.
  11   the actresss daughter
  12   the bank managers umbrella
  13   Theyre gone forever.        14    John Davis horse
  15   ten years work experience
  16   my sister-in-laws career    17    the USAs ambassadar
  18   Logan & Farley, Inc.s sales
  19   an employees checks         20    mens shirts
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            5. Assignment

• A. Write an email to your teacher or your friend
• B. Write down your pros and cons of Internet
  chatting
• C. Collect some telephone message




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