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  • Unit 6Unit 6Unit 6Unit 6 Unit 10
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  • Contents Information Box Part III Additional Listening Part I Video Time Warming ups Part II Listening Activities
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  • Warming-ups 1.Which do you prefer, watching English news show or listening to English news broadcast? It is really a good way to improve your English ability in speaking and listening via either watching English shows or listening English news broadcast. And popular English news shows and broadcast are VOA, BBC, CRI, etc.. It is really a good way to improve your English ability in speaking and listening via either watching English shows or listening English news broadcast. And popular English news shows and broadcast are VOA, BBC, CRI, etc.. 2. Do you know what are the five Ws of news? In journalism, the Five Ws, also known as the Five Ws and one H, is a concept in news style. It is a formula for getting the full story on something. The maxim of the Five Ws is that in order for a report to be considered complete it must answer a checklist of six questions, each of which comprises an interrogative word: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? In journalism, the Five Ws, also known as the Five Ws and one H, is a concept in news style. It is a formula for getting the full story on something. The maxim of the Five Ws is that in order for a report to be considered complete it must answer a checklist of six questions, each of which comprises an interrogative word: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?
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  • Knowledge of Salt Consumption From VOA News November 14, 2011 1) According to Danish researcher, the effect of a reduced-salt is than you might think. 1) According to Danish researcher, the effect of a reduced-salt is less dramatic than you might think. 2) They found, in patients with hypertension, the effect of a reduced-salt diet was ; and in normal persons with normal blood pressure, the effects on the blood pressure were. 2) They found, in patients with hypertension, the effect of a reduced-salt diet was somewhat bigger ; and in normal persons with normal blood pressure, the effects on the blood pressure were surprisingly small. 3) The study also found that people on a low-sodium diet had higher levels of cholesterol, which is associated with 3) The study also found that people on a low-sodium diet had higher levels of cholesterol, which is associated with an increased risk of heart disease. 4) The body's natural was affected by a low- sodium diet. 4) The body's natural salt-regulation system was affected by a low- sodium diet. 5) The study just confirms that in a normal diet is probably not harmful, and has both positive and negative effects that might not help. 5) The study just confirms that a moderate amount of salt in a normal diet is probably not harmful, and reducing salt intake has both positive and negative effects that might not help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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  • Obama in Office Part I Video Time Words and Expressions falter , inauguration solemnly , bestow bumpy unprecedented
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  • Obama in Office
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  • Keys Ex 1: 1.C 2.D 3.B Ex 2: 1. falter, freedom, generations 2. thousands, transfer 3. Bible, oath, African-American 4. excitement, glimpse
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  • Words and Expressions Summit commitment gist allude gist allude fiscal fiscal fallback manifesto manifesto go down to the toilet go down to the toilet keep ones fingers crossed keep ones fingers crossed hedge fund Task 2 Economic Summit Plan
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  • Economic Summit Plan
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  • Ex 1: b b 1. The main theme of the economic summit is that the worlds economies are becoming more connected all the time and the world leaders have planned to get out of the economic slump, watch out for each and let fast rising nations help out. b b 2. The main idea of the plan is to help people who are struggling in recession, losing their jobs, countries going down the toilet at the moment. b b 3. Yes. According to the anchorman, the leaders did manage to come up with the agreement. This meeting was an accommodation of the necessity. It was a realization of the reality. It was a coming together of the practicality. 4. Richard Quest thought that Creshon Saunders was pessimistic about the progress the countries would make by the time when the meeting was to be held in April. Richard Quest believed that by that time, several things would have happened: their immediate response to the crisis, fiscal and monetary stimulus. Richard also believed that the leaders should dealing with their manifesto, promises and pledges in the money. Keys Ex 2: FFTFT
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  • Part II Listening Activities Memory Tower The Closing Ceremony Flame Extinguished
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  • Closing Ceremony of the 29th Olympic Games Task 1 Closing Ceremony of the 29th Olympic Games Words and Expressions triumphant resilience iconic fencer backstroke bronze blow ones mind make a case for bring to the table International Olympic Committee Birds Nest Stadium
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  • Keys Ex 1: FTFFT Ex 2: 1. competition, fireworks 2. triumphant, struggle 3. ceremonies, 5,000 4. Birds Nest, extinguished
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  • Task 2 Wenchuan Earthquake Relief Effort
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  • Words and Expressions debris devastation magnitude wreck death toll life-detector device maternity Hospital makeshift tent
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  • Keys Ex 1: 1.26,000, 14,000, struck 2. trapped, collapsed 3. rescue, recovery, refugee camp
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  • Part III Additional Listening Somali Pirates
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  • Somali Pirates Words and Expressions Pirate ransom hijack warship lane hostage militia extort allege interim factional insurgency coffer narcotic lucrative Intermediary hard-line scoff at well-placed source
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  • keys b b Ex 1 b b 1. Because the pirates are the only people who can afford such luxury in this remote and dirt- poor fishing village, which is hundreds of kilometers from the nearest city. b b 2. Because Somali pirate groups have hijacked more than 40 vessels this year. The unprecedented number of hijackings has prompted at least a dozen countries, including the United States, China and Russia, to send warship to the region to protect vulnerable shipping lanes. b b 3. According to him, pirate groups in Somalia only conduct business with people they refer to as investors. Investors, he says, are not factional leaders or politicians, but former Somali fishermen who made money from pirate activities in the past. b b 4. When a ransom is paid, these investors receive as much as 50 percent, pirates 30 to 40 percent, and the remaining amount is usually set aside to be used in the next hijacking venture. b b 5. Yes, there are links between them, because it is possible that they do some protection money to local Shabab commanders and other low-level Islamist to keep them from interfering in piracy oerations. Ex 2: 1. 40, unprecedented, Russia 2. essential, targets, successful
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  • News Words and Expressions high seas the defense the prosecution succumb to Legal Background copyright laws Intellectual Property Laws patent laws trademark laws test case Piracy on the Internet
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  • Direction Listen to the news and fill in the blanks. They are unlikely-looking pirates, and their crimes weren't committed on the high seas, but in Sweden, Carl Lundstrom and three other men have been jailed for piracy on the Internet. The group controlled this website: The Pirate Bay. It's one of the worlds biggest and allows users to exchange computer files, including music and movies for free. Companies including the big six American film studios claim this costs them millions of dollars in lost revenue.
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  • News: Googles leaving Direction Listen to the news and fill in the blanks. b Google's partners in China are scrambling as well. A Google pull-out will affect their business plans. One side effect, a Google departure would represent a big break for rival search engines in China including Baidu, whose US listed shares rallied in Friday session on Wall Street. Maggie Lake, CNN, New York. scramblingrallied scramblingrallied
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  • Direction: Listen to the news again and answer the following questions. 1. What is the argument of the defense? The defense argued because the site's computer service held no copyright material and the exchange of files didn't take place there, the men couldn't be held responsible. 2. What is the argument of the prosecution? The prosecution in Stockholm said that by financing, programming and running the Pirate Bay website, the men promoted illegal downloading of copyrighted material. 3. What were the defendants convicted of what sentence did they receive? They were found guilty of being accessories to the breaking of copyright laws. Each has received a year in prison. 4. Will the court decision halt the illegal download on the Internet? It is unlikely to stop illegal downloading with dozens of other sites similar to the Pirate Bay operating around the world.
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  • Information Box Olympic Games mascot Opening ceremony closing ceremony Olympic trial Olympic torch Olympic Anthem Olympic delegation podium the bidding cities Green Olympic Peoples Olympic Water Cube Paralympic Games Epi

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