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I05 - Unit 1 New Perspectives
Transcript of I05 - Unit 1 New Perspectives
Who are the people you surround yourself with?
How do you express your gratitude for good things and people you have in your life?
What are you spending your money on?
If you had unlimited resources, how would you live your life?
How do you handle a problem?
"It's never too late to start over. If you weren't happy with yesterday, try something different today. Don't stay stuck.
Who is ready to go home?
How long have they been in that place?
How are they different in their perspective of working in another country?
Do you like traveling? What do you love and hate about it?
Have you ever been abroad living by yourself? What do you think are the difficulties of doing it?
What could you learn from being in a foreign country?
Would you drop everything right now for a chance of going to another country to live?
Remember + gerund
This is when you remember something that has happened in the past. You have a memory of it.
I have a memory of going to the beach.
I _____ when I was I child.
He has a memory of closing the door.
Remember + to + infinitive
This is when you think of something that you need to do. (And usually, you then do the thing).
I was walking home and the idea that I needed milk came into my head, so I bought some.
I _____ milk.
She _____ a card to her grandmother.
Forget + gerund
This is the opposite of remember + gerund. It's when you forget about a memory, something that you've done in the past.
Have we really studied this topic before? I _____ about it.
I told my brother that we'd spent Christmas at Granny's house in 1985, but he'd _____ there.
Forget + to + infinitive
This is the opposite of remember + to + infinitive. It's when you want to do something, but you forget about it.
I wanted to call my mother, but when it was a good time to call her, I forgot. I was thinking about something else, and the idea to call my mother didn't come into my head
I _____ my mother.
She keeps _____ her book back.
Stop + gerund
When we stop doing something it means the verb in the gerund is the thing that we stop. It can mean 'stop forever' or 'stop at that moment'.
Working is the thing I stopped.
I _____ when I was expecting a baby.
Driving is the thing she stopped.
My grandmother _____ when she was 85.
My boss came into the room, so I _____ the internet.
There was a fire alarm, so I _____ and went outside.
Stop + to + infinitive
In this case, we stop something else in order to do the verb in the infinitive.
I stopped something else, maybe working or studying, because I wanted to eat lunch.
I _____ lunch.
She stopped shopping because she wanted to get a cup of coffee.
She was shopping and she _____ a cup of coffee.
1. I´ll never forget
the Channel for the first time.
2. I´ll always remember
for the first time.
3. Oh dear, I didn't remember
4. Don´t forget
some milk when you go to the supermarket.
5. You must not forget
to the doctor today.
6. Did you remember
the door when you left?
7. I can´t listen to you any more. Please stop
8. After driving in his car for about half an hour Mr Duncan was lost. So he stopped
someone for help.
9. As so many people die of cancer I strongly advise you to stop
10. I remember
a loud bang.
Do you need _____ gerunds and infinitives? (revise)
Do you need to revise gerunds and infinitives?
I can't help _____ in late. It’s Sunday! (sleep)
I can't help sleeping in late. It’s Sunday!
Do you mind _____ for me? (wait)
Do you mind waiting for me?
Did you manage _____ the hotel for this weekend? (book)
Did you manage to book the hotel for this weekend?
I'll never forget _____ you for the first time. (meet)
I'll never forget meeting you for the first time.
You forgot _____ the door last night. (lock)
You forgot to lock the door last night.
Will you be able _____ me a lift tomorrow? (give)
Will you be able to give me a lift tomorrow?
You're not allowed _____ here. (park)
You're not allowed to park here. (park)
I learned _____ English when I was at three.
I learned to speak English when I was at three.
. Did you remember _____ off the air conditioner?
. Did you remember to turn off the air conditioner?
My computer is broken but I can't afford _____ a new one.
My computers broken but I can't afford to buy a new one.
I like _____my friends at the weekend.
I like meeting/to meet my friends at the weekend.
Would you prefer _____ in a town or city?
Would you prefer to live/living in a town or city?
Do you fancy _____ a movie tonight?
Do you fancy watching a movie tonight?
It's getting late. We'd better be _____ home soon.
It's getting late. We'd better be going home soon.
1. I have to _____ Eva a birthday card.
2. Her grandmother _____ by horse and wagon.
3. I _____ a reservation for dinner.
4. We'll never _____ that terrible news.
5. Let's _____ some coffee on our way to work.
6. Can you please try to _____ so pessimistic?
Complete with the correct form of stop, forget, and remember plus the action
How would you describe your personality?
How do you think other people see you?
What is one thing that many people don't know about you?
Are you happy with your personality?
What makes you feel angry?
Have you ever judged a book by its cover?
a straight shooter
a wet blanket
an energetic person who is determined to succeed
someone who tries to spoil other people's fun
someone who is honest and direct
someone who is easy to persuade, influence, or defeat
someone who is very nice and gentle
someone who behaves as if they know everything
making you feel slightly angry or impatient
used for talking about something that is enjoyable or someone that you enjoy being with
when you put a lot of effort into what you do
someone who you can trust to behave well, work hard, or do what you expect them to do
showing that you are not intelligent, not serious, not thinking carefully
unpleasant or insulting, and likely to make people upset or embarrassed
relaxed, calm, and not getting easily upset about things
a person who doesn't like to talk about themselves, their achievements, or their abilities, even if they are successful
attractive and easy to like
someone who gives you useful advice or information
someone who makes you laugh
feeling excited and worried, or slightly afraid
friendly and enjoys meeting and talking to people
behaving in a correct way at work and doing your job well
someone who thinks carefully about things and does not laugh much
someone who is clever and intelligent
1. Which type of person has a positive viewpoint, an optimist or a pessimist?
2. What is the difference between optimists and pessimists due to?
3. Which type of person believes life will always be difficult and painful?
4. Instead of seeing a problem, what will an optimist see?
5. What can be good about having a dose of pessimism?
6. What is essential to living peacefully and happily?
7. In addition to recognizing what is unjust and unfair in the world, what is also important to see?
How is people's perspective towards life changed with life-altering experiences?
Which experiences can be rewarding? Why?
Which experiences make you see the big picture? Why?
Which experiences make you put things into perspective? Why?
a life-altering experience
put it into perspective
see the big picture
point of view
realize about the most important facts about a situation and the effects of that situation on other things
show that you realize or make others realize the importance of the thing you are referring to
an attitude or standpoint, how one sees or thinks of something.
something startling or revealing
changing a person's life or circumstances in a substantial way
1. Michael opened his mind to the opportunity and was rewarded with a ___ that improved his life financially and personally.
2. If there is a toy she wants, I avoid encouraging her to spend her allowance to buy it because I want her to ___.
3. I regard this report as an ___; it raises awareness, cries out, and brings us face to face with diseases that we cannot even pronounce properly even if we have any idea how many millions of people suffer from them.
4. You can ___your worries ___ when you realize how many people in the world are so much worse off than you.
1. Something that is more trouble than it's worth is a ____.
2. Don't worry about small problems. Try to see the ____ and focus on what's really important.
3. ____ tend to see the glass as half empty.
5. Find ____ by integrating many vital areas of your life.
6. the opposite of "silly"
7. If you really like something you can't get ____ of it.
8. An experience that changes a person is ____.
9. very impolite
11. ____tend to see the glass as half full.
12. Don't be so pessimistic. Try to look on ____.
13. My father has very strong beliefs. It's difficult for him to see other people's ____.
14. Reading his book was a real ____. I hadn't known that the government was so corrupt.
15. someone who makes you laugh
16. A person who is honest and direct is a ____.
17. A person who is hardworking is a ____.
18. Don't forget ____ family on birthdays and holidays.
19. Stop ____ about the future.
20. A ____ is likable and easy to get along with.
21. Someone who is easily persuaded is a ____.
22. ____ study people's perspectives on life.
23. Am I ready to ____ home!
24. I can't get ____ how much I enjoy being here.
25. The title of this unit is ____.
Complete with the correct form of the previous vocabulary learned
In your life ...
What is something that you will always remember doing?
What is something that you always forget to do?
What is something that you need to stop doing?
Who are they talking about?
Do they know that person?
What are people gossiping about?
Who is more optimistic about that person?
someone who does not like to spend money
someone who likes to be alone and has few friends
a person who often changes his or her beliefs behavior in order to please others or to succeed
someone who is ready to take risks in order to be more successful
one that is not what it purports to be
1. feeling that you cannot deal with something
2. feeling that your strength, skills, or abilities are being tested
3. think of something or someone in a particular way
4. very sure that things won't be successful or useful
5. amount of something that you experience at one time
6. making you feel happy
7. intelligent and sensible, usually because of experience
8. to see the good aspects and possible benefits of a problem
1. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
2. Hope against hope.
3. Keep your chin up.
4. There are plenty of fish in the sea.
5. Everything is coming up roses.
a. There are other choices.
b. To hope very strongly when the situation is hopeless.
c. Everything is really excellent.
d. Make the best out of a bad situation.
e. Remain cheerful in a difficult situation.
1. I know you have difficulty finding a job, but you will have _______ and continue trying.
2. Though his knee is badly injured, he is ______ that he will win the race.
3. I passed my examination, and I also won the football match, ______.
4. For learning English, ______ like books, private tutors, online tutors, websites etc.
5. I couldn't go to school because I was not well, but I ______. I learned the new English lesson on my own.