Monthly Archives: November 2014

Advanced Conversation – Final Video Assignment (December 3rd 2014-)

Recording 12

Please send me your final recording by Wednesday December 3rd…midnight 🙂

Describe your experience this semester in this class. What did you like, what did you dislike, and what do you think should be changed in the future? Don’t worry; your answer will not effect your grade this semester! ^^ 

This is a recorded homework assignment. Your answer must be a video recording. It should be between 1-2 minutes long.

 

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Reading and Composition – Cause and Effect (essay #5) Outline

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Cause Effect Assignment

Business Presentations Final Exam Update

Event PLanning Organizer Sheet

Thursday, Dec 4, Tuesday Dec 9, and Thursday, Dec 11

Final List of Topics

Final Exam Topic Info

Final Schedule

 

Reading and Composition 2 – Reaction Essay Update

Useful Language

Feelings/Adjectives

Happy /Cheerful/ Glad/ thrilled/delighted/ elated/ ecstatic/ jubulantSad /down/ blue/ gloomy/ dejected/ despondent/ mournful

Angry / indignant/ irate/ cross/ mad as Hell/ enraged/ furious

Calm/ quiet/ peaceful/ still/ serene

Upset /dismayed/ bothered/ put-out/ distressed/ grieved

Hopeful/ optimistic/ positive/ encouraged/ buoyant
Nervous /skittish/ jumpy/ on-edge/ stressed-out/ hysterical

Interested/ attracted/ drawn/ enticed/ obsessed/ fascinated

It made me feel (+ adj. ) a bit/ a little/ a little bit (nervous)

somewhat/ kind of/ sort of/ rather

pretty/ very/ really (hopeful)

extremely/ exceedingly/ overwhelmingly

completely/ utterly/ thoroughly (confused)

Symbolism

I think the…symbolizes…I think the word “sleep” symbolizes death or rest.

I feel that …. stands for….

I feel that the woods stand for escape or a place to hide.

It seems that (maybe) ….represents…

It seems that the words “darkest evening” represents trouble in the writer’s life.

It reminds me of… It brings to mind….

When I see …, suddenly memories of….come racing back.

When I see…I can’t help but think of/ remember…

 

A response paper could address any type of work, from a piece of art or a film to a book. When writing a response paper, you can include statements like the following:

  • I felt that
  • In my opinion
  • The reader can conclude that
  • The author seems to
  • I did not like
  • The images seemed to
  • The author was [was not] successful in making me feel
  • I was especially moved by
  • I didn’t get the connection between
  • It was clear that the artist was trying to
  • The sound track seemed too
  • My favorite part was…because

You can think of a response paper as a review that is part analysis and part opinion.

 

 

Organization

Textbook pp. 162 ~ 165

Prompt?: Are you responding to the poem, the video, a painting or photograph?

Introduction: background information on the prompt + thesis statement.

Body 1 = 1st feeling/observation/thought + Support (why do you think this? What words/parts in the prompt make you think this?)

Body 2 = 2nd feeling/observation/thought + Support (why do you think this? What words/parts in the prompt make you think this?)

Body 3 = 3rd feeling/observation/thought + Support (why do you think this? What words/parts in the prompt make you think this?)

Conclusion…summarize briefly

Reading and Composition 2 – Reaction Essay PPT

r and c reaction essays 2014

Reaction Essays1

Advanced Conversation – Unit 11 -to be completed by Wednesday 26th November

Recording 11

Choose one of the people in your class and think about their personal characteristics. You can choose either a classmate or me. Then make a number of comparisons between yourself and this person. Be sure to use comparatives! Hint: the adjectives on page 74 might be helpful to you.

This is a recorded homework assignment. Your answer must be a video recording. It should be between 1-2 minutes long.

 

http://breakthroughplusdigibooks.com

 

1.Finish ALL of the exercises for the unit.

2.Then, go to the “markbook” and take a picture of your unit score.

3.You must upload this picture to me by the homework deadline.

Advanced Conversation – Recording 10 – (send by Wednesday 19th midnight…)

Recording 10

Read the three emails on page 69.  Choose one of the people (Beth, Annie, or Jim) and give them some advice to help them with their problems. The study guide on page 69 can give you some ideas on how to get started.

This is a recorded homework assignment. Your answer must be a video recording. It should be between 1-2 minutes long.

 

http://breakthroughplusdigibooks.com

1.Finish ALL of the exercises for the unit.

2.Then, go to the “markbook” and take a picture of your unit score.

3.You must upload this picture to me by the homework deadline.

Business Presentation – Infomercial Speech – Nov 25th Dates

박희진

송준용
오연수
이관호
이은지
임수진
전채민
정채영
최예린
한항아
박은하

Business Presentation – Infomercial Speech – Students Presenting on Thursday Nov. 20th

김송이

김예솔

천영기
김훈
이수한
김솔미
이연경
강윤정
권지은
민희준
박예리

Business Presentations – Infomercial – Update

Infomercial Ideas Links Big Ideas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xZp-GLMMJ0 The Snuggie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTpXh33Mbeg  – Original Billy Mays OxiClean Ad from October 2000

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JLZxjkI5x0 – BrightFeet TV Commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3lrhPeK6gU – The Original Sham WoW Infomercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ycrbaXipHw – Justin Bieber

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwqQHZbQEHI  -Slob Stopper

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTPQOuDcpK8 – Top 10 Worst Infomercials:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lBWjLJeKkQ – The Clapper

 

Assignment Details

 

Infomercial Handout

 

Question Time Unit #6

After you show your video, the class will ask you questions…as classmates.

Use language from Unit #6 to ask and answer questions.

*Formal way to ask

EX: Would you mind telling us…..? Could you tell us……?

*Asking for repetition

EX: Sorry, could you repeat that question please? I’m afraid I didin’t catch your question

*Admitting you don’t know the answer:

EX: I’m afraid I don’t know. But here’s my email and I’ll let you know.