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Touchstone 4 Unit 3: World Cultures

Lesson Activities

joseph carrier

on 29 March 2018

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Transcript of Touchstone 4 Unit 3: World Cultures

Lesson B: Manners
Lesson C:"To Be Honest"
There are many words that we can use when we want to sound more assertive (powerful) or direct (uncomfortably honest).
LESSON A: Traditional Things
When you think about different cultures what is the first thing you think of?
What are some unique things about your culture?
What are some of your favorite cultural artifacts from other countries?

Touchstone 4 Unit 3:
"World Cultures"

A Place Worth Visiting
Practice with your partner and talk about
places you would like to visit
food you would like to try
things you would like to experience
in the following countries...
Watch this video about the street food of New York and write a sentence with our grammar...
P.25A Answers
1. If a friend invites you to dinner, it is inappropriate
to take
another friend with you.
2. It's bad manners
not to call
the restaurant if you have a reservation and you decide to cancel your plans.
a little late when your meet a big group of friends at a restaurant is acceptable.
Not showing up
at all is impolite.
4. If you get to the restaurant before your friend, it is ok
to sit
down at the table.
Watch the following video and discuss the "good manners" that are described.
Thanks and see you next time!
Look at Page 21
Talk about traditions in a country that you have visited or a country you would like to visit in the future:
What is the traditional clothing like in that country?
What are the popular colors?
What are the traditional foods?
the USA
Work with your partner and try to guess what country's traditions are shown in each picture.
Use the simple present passive when the "doer" is not known or not important.
Affirmative Statements
subject + "be" +past participle
"It's made with rice and vegetables."
"The sculptures are carved out of ice."

Negative Statements
subject + "be" + not + past participle
"It's not eaten hot."
"They're not made locally."
Information Questions
question word + "be" + subject + past participle (?)
"How is kimbab made?"
"What are the sculptures made out of?"
Yes/No Questions
"be" + subject + past participle
"Is it eaten hot?"
"Are they made of ice."
Simple Present passive verb forms
The most common verbs used in the simple present passive are:
Use: to DESCRIBE AN ACTION we can us
verb + "-ing"
as the subject of a sentence OR the object of a preposition.
Verb + -ing as the subject or object
verb +
as a subject
"Eating in public is bad manners."
"Not shaking hands is impolite."
verb +
as the object of a preposition
"You can offend people by eating in public."
"People might stare at you for not wearing shoes."
to + verb after
"It's bad manners to eat in public."
"It's impolite not to shake hands."
Position of "not": "Not" comes before the word it negates.
"Be careful not to point at people."
"You can offend people by not bowing."
5. It is not acceptable
to complain
to the server if you don't like your meal.
6. People might be upset with you for
not paying
your fair share of the bill.
with your mouth full is considered rude.
phone calls during dinner is also bad manners.
8. You can offend the server by
not leaving
a tip. But
a smaller tip is fine is the service is bad.
9. Asking the server for a box to bring your leftover food home is acceptable.
10. It's bad manners
not to thank
the person who paid afterward.
Not saying
thank you is really impolite.
Some of the words are:
absolutely, definitely, really, certainly, honestly, in fact, to be honest,
to tell you the truth.
Use the Lesson C vocabulary to discuss how you would live if you lived in another country:
What would you take?
What would you eat?
What would you miss?
What would you not miss?
If i lived abroad...
Example: "If I lived in Australia I would definitely miss kimchi!"
Please complete the "vocabulary notebook" activity on Page 30.
Example: "It's made with chicken and lamb."
What is it made from?
Where is it from?
How is it made?
Is it eaten hot or cold?
Is it eaten with the hands or with a fork or spoon or chopsticks?
Does it look delicious?
Would you like to try this food?
Talk with your partner about some food from other cultures that you have tried.
Practice With the Simple Passive
How is it made? What is it made from? How is it eaten? Where is it eaten? Who is it eaten by? When is it eaten?
How is it made? What is it made from? How is it eaten? Where is it eaten? Who is it eaten by? When is it eaten?
How is it made? What is it made from? How is it eaten? Where is it eaten? Who is it eaten by? When is it eaten?
How is it made? What is it made from? How is it eaten? Where is it eaten? Who is it eaten by? When is it eaten?
Wedding Cake
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