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Unit 1


Globalization, what does it really mean?



Beijing Tour

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Audio for accents around the world - click on Browse and then on Atlas/Regions ( http://accent.gmu.edu/ ).



  • Famous' people accent.
Penelope Cruz 3 years ago: heavier accent:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0UROErHpfo

Second take on Penelope Cruz - a lot more fluent:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDiG65fMisk

Arnold Schwazernerger original language:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uFlF0ZoRIE&feature=related

Older interview, with heavier accent:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csCesGksbO0&feature=related

Second take, longer video, but just the vey first minute and half is good enough (attention to how much more fluent he is)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYZLW61Dszw


Sample of a chinese accent - interview with a Chinese model just the first minute is fine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThRQ8acCzqw&feature=related


Unit 2



  • Page 16 Moods

http://pmvteaching.weebly.com/uploads/2/9/0/2/2902698/4409351.jpg?509
http://www.learn-english-today.com/idioms/idiom-categories/descriptions-people.htm
  • Let's make an opera:


  • Page 19 – Perfect Forms
http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbs14.htm

  • Pages 22-23 How to tell a story



  • Phrasal Verbs / Opposites / Synomyms / Vocabulary --> memory game
http://www.teflgames.com/interactive.html

  • Proverbs --> Scrambled Sentences
http://www.manythings.org/ss/proverbs.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/worldservice/quiznet/quizengine?ContentType=text/html;quiz=938_quiznet_presperf

  • Continuous, simple or perfect :)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/worldservice/quiznet/quizengine?quiz=123_quiznet

  • P. 24 - Smokey Robinson - Tears of a Clown - 1970 guys !!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPtK5V5wKz0

  • P. 25 - Macy Gray - I Try - 3:56


Unit 3


  • Page 26 - Here is an extensive list of words that describe behavior - NEED to scroll down
http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/word-lists/list-of-words-that-describe-behavior.html

  • Pages - 28 and 29 : An epic note - Emily Post's guide
http://www.bartleby.com/95/29.html

  • The very first minute and half is actually interesting - she points out that manners are a cultural matter. (it's a video, so it IS more interesting)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5oX2m7ZsPk

  • This is kind of interesting: to elaborate on the notion that of what is right depends on the culture
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/behaviour.html

  • Page 30: Modals - just to have it on the board.
http://www.englishpage.com/modals/modalintro.html

  • Exercises - can - could - have to - must - might - should
http://www.englishpage.com/modals/interactivemodal1.htm

  • Giving advice - Good for advance students
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/worldservice/quiznet/quizengine?quiz=1523_quiznet

  • Page31 - Communication Skills: short promotional video with Rosemary Bailey, the expert interviewed in the lesson (take a look on her "small" earrings...)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLDGhwp3MG4

Unit 4



  • Pages 38/39 - Interesting quiz on health/illness expressions - good to check some British terms.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/worldservice/quiznet/quizengine?ContentType=text/html;quiz=1137_quiznet

  • Page 40 - Adjective order.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/worldservice/quiznet/quizengine?quiz=1131_quiznet