Programme for today: ? presentations ? review Unit 1-4 ? Unit 5: promotional activities ? discussion: singles day a success? ? grammar workshop ? group discussion
1. How long does a standard course last? What kind of students attend these courses? 2. What do students learn at the course? What do they receive? 3. Who is the speaker (Wendy) going to send to Carol’s office? What is that person going to do? 4. About Christina: - What was her first job at Tesco? How many hours a week? Doing what? - What was her second job? - What did she do after that?
? What happens if you are not telling the truth in your application? ? Why is it important to have someone check your application letter? ? What problem does the speaker have?
Review new words Units 1-4
? ? ? ? ? graduate trainee hands-on training quote (a price) become a high flier vision (of a CEO for the company) ? discipline (two different meanings) ? thrive on ? incentive ? challenging ? put yourself forward as ... ? it all rests with me ? snail mail ? venue
This word has several meanings, such as: - systematic training in obedience to regulations and authority a strict discipline is enforced in the army - punishment or chastisement we have to discipline these petty criminals - a branch of learning or instruction a whole range of disciplines (Lewis Bronze)
Unit 5: Promotional activities
p.28, ex. 1,2 ex. 3: Imagine you want to promote a new deodorant (防臭剂) spray (喷雾) for men. Discuss with a partner(s): ? Which activities are the fastest and most effective? Why? ? Which is best for a long-term effect?
overhead= cost not directly related to the production of a product (but spent on tax, etc.) premium= price paid on top of the basic price recognition= know sth.; (brand) awareness customer loyalty= customer will continue buying a product or brand because they like it cupboard= place for storing things in a kitchen, etc.
Grammar workshop 2
countable: a noun describing a thing that can be counted for example: potato (I bought 2 potatoes) uncountable: a noun that cannot be counted for example: weather, love, food Some nouns are both, like experience
Look at these nouns. Which is countable or uncountable? ? chairs, software, guest, paper All, each, and every are what we call quantifiers, because they tell us something about the amount (quantity) of things or people we are talking about. 1: Choose a quantifier and a noun and make a sentence. 2: Decide which quantifier can be used with countable nouns, which with uncountable nouns.
Which of the following nouns is countable, which is uncountable? company, work, problem, success Choose a noun and one of the following quantifiers and make a sentence (use plural form if necessary). most, many, much, a lot of Question: Which quantifier can be used with both types of nouns?
Group discussion (in English)
With which of the following
statements does your group agree most? 1. “Singles day” (November 11) was a great success, more than 30 billion yuan was sold online. We took part in it too. (find out who spent most in your group). 2. “Singles day” was a failure, because it should be a day for singles to meet other singles, instead of shopping online on your own. (if you agree then suggest some suitable activities that help singles to meet other singles they have never met before)