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Studying abroad

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Matheus Velasques

on 29 August 2013

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Studying abroad
design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
Culture shock
Writing an article
First think about:
Where is the article going to appear?
Who are the intended readers?
What is the aim of the article?

Then decide...
What are the topics you're going to write about?
What are the positive and negative aspects of living and studying here?

You can use this organization structure.

INTRODUCTION (Paragraph 1) - Exhilarating experience, learn about the host
country and the people.

MAIN BODY (Paragraph 2) - Education, friends and language skills.
(Paragraph 3) - Various problems.

CONCLUSION (Paragraph 4) - Result - independent and self-confident.
Guess the meaning
A - eventually
B - awareness
C - acclimating
D - slip
E - instilled
F - behavior
G - host
H - exhilarating

Discussion time
- What are the advantages of studying abroad and living among people from different cultures?
- What do you think would be one of the most difficult phases for you when you go studying abroad?
- How well do you think you can adapt to studying and maybe sharing a homestay with students from different countries?

Rules and regulations
1. Strong obligation:
have to
(not imposed by the speaker)
2. Weak obligation:
3. Strong obligation:
(imposed by the speaker)
Modals I
Must & mustn't.

- strong obligations imposed by the speaker.
Example: You must take your books to class.
Past form: (+) had to | (-) wasn't/weren't allowed to

Must & mustn't
- strong advice.
Example: You must stop smoking. | You mustn't give up hope.

Must & mustn't
- making recommendations.
Example: You must see Spielberg's new film - it's brilliant.

- prohibition.
Example: You mustn't smoke during the class.

Can you answer the questions?
A Why is it important to take cultural adjustment into consideration?
B What are some of the first reactions to culture shock?
C What are some tips for international students seeking to minimize emotional and physical ups and downs?
D What can be the most painful phase of cultural adjustment? Why?

Cultural awareness
- Meeting the locals.

- Meeting other foreign students.

- Cultural adjustment.
Modals II
Have to & have got to

1. Strong obligation not imposed by the speaker.
Example: I’ve got to do some homework tonight.

2. Lack of obligation.
Example: You don’t have to come next class.
Modals III
Should/shouldn’t & ought to/oughtn’t

1. Give advice or suggest that something would be a good idea.
Example: You ought to/should tell her how you feel.

2. Talk about duty and express weak obligation.
Example: People ought to/should wait in the queue and not push in.

3. Criticize actions and attitudes.
Example: People ought to/should show more respect for old people.

4. Talk about necessity.
Example: Sports clothes ought to/should be light and allow you to move easily.

*Past forms = should/ought to have + past participle
Example: You ought to have/should have told us you were coming.

Food for thought
- Why study abroad?

- Where do you want to study? (elllo.org)


- Who would you like to live with?
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