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Format of the Book Goals of the Course '
o Nice to Meet You Introducing yourself and others
, f) What's Your Favorite?
Talking about your likes and dislikes
e Time is on my Side Asking and telling the time
,0 What are You Doing Nowadays? 24
Using the Present Progressive Tense
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Red' tetter Day,
• Talking about days and dates .
f) There's Still a lot left UsinQ'Countable and uncountable nouns
'. G; Wild Kingdom
.. Talki(lg.ab?ut ailimals. ! -r.
.. e AU hi the Family.
Talking about family
..~ Woul? you RMh~r2 ~: . ':'~ Exptes~ii']g, prefer~nces'"
o The Future ls .Bright Using the Future Tense .
G> . What Happened?
Using the Past Tense
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~ Introducing Yourself
Hi. My name is Jerry.
I don't think we've met. My name is Jerry. (It's) nice to meet you. I'm Steve.
I'm sorry, (but) I forgot. What's your name again? It's Jerry.
~~ Forgetting Someone's Name
~" Introducing Someone Else
Steve, I'd like you to meet my ~~~_, Mark.
friend teacher classmate boss co-worker husband
;",1 Saying Goodbye
It was nice-rneetinq you.
Student A: Hi, everyone! My name is Jerry and I play the drums.
The next student will then introduce him or herself.
Then, he or she will introduce the first student to the class.
Student B: Hi. I'm Lisa. I lived in New Zealand for a year.
I'd like you all to meet Jerry, who plays the drums.
Go around in a circle, introducing yourself and the previous student.
A man is at the bar with his girlfriend and bumps into one of his co-workers. ~
Phil: Sam. Hi! What a surprise! Sam: Hi, Phil. How's it going? Phil: Fine. And this is ... ?
Sam: This is Suzy. Suzy, Phil. Phil and I work together at the bank. Suzy: Nice to finally meet you. I've heard a lot about you from Sam. Sam: Anyway, Suzy just got back from Denmark yesterday.
Phil: Oh, really? Were you there on business?
Suzy: No. Visiting family; my mom and dad live in Copenhagen. Phil: Hmm. Interesting. So, are you Danish, then?
Suzy: No, no. I was born here in New York. My parents moved back to Denmark when they retired.
And you? Where are you from?
Phil: I'm from Dallas, originally. I've been living in Korea for the past couple of years, though.
I just moved to New York last month.
Sam: Yeah, Phil's been teaching English ...
Phil: Hey, I'm here with a couple of friends. Why don't you join us at our table?
Sam: Actually, Phil, we were just on our way out. Suzy still has a little k!~g from her flight. Suzy: Yeah, I'm exhausted. Maybe some other time. It was nice meeting you.
Phil : ~e. Hope to see you again sometime.
Sam: Have a good evening, Phil. See you at work on Monday. Suzy: Bye-bye.
You are going to make up some lies about yourself. You can pretend to be anyone you want. Be creative. Fill in the information in the chart below. Then introduce yourself to the class.
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but I have a girlfriend in Los Angeles, and one in Paris ... oh, and one in Tokyo. I like paragliding and smoking Cuban cigars with expensive cognac. I hope to settle down in a few years and buy a vineyard in the south of France."
Occupation I Job:
Afterwards, vote with your classmates to decide who had the most interesting alter-ego.
Interview your classmates. Your teacher will assign you one of the following topics to ask your classmates about. Think of two questions related to that topic. Write your questions below. Ask everyone the same questions. Write down their responses in the space provided. When you have gathered all of the information, discuss the results with your classmate(s).
A: "Do you watch a lot of TV?" B: "Yes, a bit. Usually just before bed."
A: "What sort of programs do you watch?"
• TV watching habits • sports
• drinking • reading .'
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.,. singing room • music
':. ,;, '., -c " Your Questions:
1 What are some of the things that you should do when meeting someone for the first time?
2 Which of your friends do you spend the most time with? Where did you meet him or her? Describe how you met him or her.
3 If you have a job, do )'OU meet man}' new people at work? 'X/h)! or why not?
4 When you first meetsomeone, how much time does it take for you to decide whether you like that person or not? Why?
"5 When you meet someone for the first time and you like them, what are some things you can do to develop the friendship?
6 Have you ever played matchmaker, introducing people who you think will make a good couple? What was the result?
7 When you meet someone for the first time on a blind date, what do you talk about?
8 Talk about some of your first date experiences. Where did you meet? What wa~ your first impression? How did it go? Was there a second date?
9 Are you usually very nervous when you meet someone for the first time? Do you feel more nervous when you meet someone of the opposite sex?
10 When you meet someone for the first time, do you usually shake hands or bow? Do you ever hand out YOUf business card?
11 Do you have a good memory? Do you often forget the names of people you have just met? Do you remember the names of everyone in this class?
12 When you meet someone for the first time, which questions should you not ask?
13 Have you ever met someone while traveling? What was the situation?
14 Are you brave about talking to strangers? How about on a plane, In the subway, at the bus stop, etc.? How about taxi drivers? Have you ever met someone interesting this way?
15 Do strangers ever talk to you? If so, how do you feel?
Take turns with your classmate(s). Flip a coin to decide who will go first. Then flip the coin again to see how many squares to move. Heads, move forward two spaces. Tails, move forward one space. Answer the question in the box. The first person to reach the finish is the winner.
Where do you live? How do you get here?
What does your name mean?
What is your favorite movie?
What's your favorite song? Who sings it?
Do you have a nickname?
Who do you respect What was your What's your favorite TV
the most? favorite subject in school? program?
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Are there any kinds When did you start Where were you born?
of food that you dislike? dating?
Do you have any What do you usually Do you have any brothers
special talents? do on Sunday? or sisters?
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What kind of people Can you swim? What was the last gift you
do you notJike? bought for someone?
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What is your best Did you collect What was the last
friend like? anything as a child? book you read? language Point
to (not) love something
I just love to meet new and interesting people.
to be (not) crazy about something
But, I'm not really crazy about people who only talk about themselves.
to (not) like something
I sort of like older people. They have lots of interesting stories.
to not mind something
And I don't mind talking to people who have strong opinions.
to (not) enjoy something
I don't enjoy listening to them go on and on about things that I'm net
. to not care for something
~ There are some people I really don't care for, though; ___.>
I can't stand people who think they know everything.
can (not) stand something
to hate something
I just hate talking to them, and try to avoid it whenever I can.
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Do you like pizza?
What are your favorite toppings? . Which toppings do you usually order?
Which toppings do you really dislike?
v"l love pizza with pepperoni and green peppers."
"I can't stand anchovies on my pizza!"
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Harry and Samantha have recently started dating. They arc deciding what to clo.
Harry: I was thinking that I might rent a movie tonight. Are you interested? Sam: Well, that depends. What kind of movie did you have in mind? Harry: I'm flexible. What sort of movies are you into?
Sam: Hmm. I'm not sure what I'm in the mood for. Why don't you decide! Harry: Okay. Do you like action movies?
Sam: Not really. They're too violent.
Harry: What do you think of romantic comedies!
Sam: Now you're talking! I do enjoy a good romantic comedy every once in a while. Harry: Me, too. How about 'When Harry Met Sally'? I haven't seen that in ages.
Sam: I had my heart set on something from T~IS decade. And besides; I've never been crazy about Billy Crystal.
Harry: Oh! There's that French film ... the one with Juliette Binoche. That's out on video now, and I
heard it got great reviews.
Sam: I can't stand foreign films. Reading the subtitles drives me crazy.
Harry: Fine. Listen, why don't you come with me to the video store and we'll see what we can find.
Sam: Okay, just let me grab my keys.
pkf~s and Dislikes . 15
Discuss the following topics with your classmate(s). Usethe expressions from the Language Point section to express how you feel about each of them. Ask questions to get your partner to explain the reasons for their opinion.
sports night clubs
-, modem-att ~ ta? musk
blind dates school
jazz e Western food
rainy days action movies
taking the subway . wearing formal clothes
living in a big city .. studying English
L doing chores . playing computer games
shopping reading the newspaper
skiing waking up early Answer these questions. Then ask your partner about their answers and tell them how' you feel about their choices. Do you agree or disagree with one another? Ask each other questions and explain your choices. Remember to use expressions fr 0 111, the Language Point section.
What is your favorite food? What is your favorite fast food restaurant?
What is your favorite type of junk food? What are your favorite pizza toppings?
- What is your favorite drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)? What is your favorite food for breakfast?
What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? What are your favorite fruits and vegetables?
What is your favorite kind of coffee?
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1 What is your favorite place to ... go hiking?
shop for ?
spend a romantic evening? take a walk?
see a movie?
read a book or study?
Explain why you like it.
2 Where is your favorite bar or restaurant? What's special about it? What do you usually order when you go there?
3 Is there anyone you can't stand? Why do they bother you'?
4 Some people have hobbies or interests that tbey are very serious about and spend a lot of time doing. Is there anything that you are absolutely crazy about?
5 Are you an easy-going person, or do people sometimes get on your nerves?
Is there something people do that you can't stand?
6 Do you have to do any housework? Which chores do you hate? Are there any chores that you don't mind doing?
7 Do you ever go to the art gallery? Can you remember any of the artwork you saw there? In general, what do you think about fine art?
8 Who is your favorite author? What is it that you like about him or her?
9 Is there a musical group or musician that you are really crazy about these days?
o Which of the following is your ideal place to relax? Explain what you do there and why you like it so much.
the sauna / spa
• the ski slope
a mountain / in Nature
.. the bar
.. the beach
• the gym
;0 the tennis court / squash court .. other
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