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Intermediate 2 - Unit 5 - Being Different
Transcript of Intermediate 2 - Unit 5 - Being Different
What do you think about the following situations?
Look at activity C.
How would you describe these behaviors?
Who is the speaker talking to?
Where does she work?
Have you ever been homesick?
How did you feel? What was the situation?
Tell a partner.
would you use to describe these actions?
Think about these
Which actions can they describe?
I think it's
I think it's
to talk loudly on your cellphone while being in a hospital.
giving a dinner guest the best seat at the table.
chewing gum loudly in public.
arriving ten minutes late to a party.
bringing a small gift to a dinner party.
What is your pet peeve?
I don't like when people ______________, I think it is ___________.
(other people's behavior that you can't stand)
I don't like when people
spit on the street
. I think it is very
Work in groups.
Make a list of 4 rules you have to follow in this place.
Write them on p.63
We have a lo
lept for 3 hours.
Imagine you have been invited to an elegant dinner party for your boss's birthday.
It's OK to ______________.
It's best to _________________.
It's probably better to ________.
You really should _________.
You really shouldn't __________.
What are some things you should or shouldn't do in order to be polite and show good manners?
Asking about customs
Is it OK to __________________?
Is it OK if I __________________?
Is it all right to _____________________?
Is it all right if I _____________________?
Please, go right ahead
Sure, no problem
Yeah, it's fine
Actually, it's probably better to ________.
Normally, people _________.
Actually, it's best to _____________.
No, you really should _________.
A muslim friend invited you to visit a mosque. Role play a conversation where you ask her/him about the customs and rules when visiting this place.
Your friend invited you to a formal Japanese dinner with his/her family. Role play a conversation where you ask about the rules you have to follow in this situation.
It's impolite to text in class
Texting in class is impolite
(It + be + adjective + infinitive)
(Gerund as subject)
(talk back to your parents /
(not give seat /
(not study for an important exam /
Work in pairs. Write 4 other examples.
An American tourist is coming to live in Peru for 6 months.
What are some cultural differences he may encounter?
The best way to avoid jet lag is to __________.
You can overcome a language barrier by _______.
When I make small talk, I talk about _______.
Now imagine you have to travel to the U.S. for 1 year.
What would you miss the most?
What do you think would be the hardest thing for you to adjust to?
What are some reasons people have to live away from home? (in a foreign country)
What are some
used when you want to make conversation with someone you have
before or you
do not know well
look for a job
buy my own apartment
travel to Europe
buy a new car
Future Time Clauses
I will buy my own apartment
I get married
I'm going to travel to Europe
I get married
I get married, I'm going to travel to Europe
I will look for a job
I graduate, I will look for a job.
Your friend from the U.S. is coming to visit you next month. Write a letter to your friend explaining the social customs in Peru. Include things like handshaking, rules for visiting someone's home, arriving to a party, rules in a bus, etc.
Use the structures seen in the unit.
I will be so nice to see you. Social customs in a new country can be confusing, so I thought I'd write to explain a few things
Create a timeline with your future plans. (minimum 5)
Explain your timeline using:
as soon as
REMEMBER TO ELABORATE ON YOUR SENTENCES
You are an American tourist who is coming to Peru for the first time ever. You're friend has invited you to have dinner at his house.
You have many questions to ask about the culture and rules you have to follow.
You are A's friend. You have invited him/her for dinner. You must answer any doubts he/she has about Peru's customs.
find a job
buy a car
travel to the U.S.
buy a house
There are many things I plan to do in my life. In this writing I will explain what I want to do in the future.
I will buy a car after I find a job.
I really want to have a car, but it's necessary to have money for this. So first I will get a job and then save money to buy the car I want.
First, I want to graduate from the university and
I will find a job as soon as I graduate
. I think it's important to have my own money and be independent.
as soon as