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How to Make a Good Impression. Do you think face-to-face communication is easier than non-face-to-face communication? Explain why. Read the text and tell the class the specific suggestions proposed by the author. You are the message Be yourself Use your eyes Lighten up. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • How to Make a Good Impression

  • Do you think face-to-face communication is easier than non-face-to-face communication? Explain why.

  • Read the text and tell the class the specific suggestions proposed by the author.You are the messageBe yourselfUse your eyesLighten upThese are the topics for the paragraphs. Work out the specific outlines for each paragraph.

  • good qualities physical appearanceenergyrate of speechpitch and tone of voicegesturesexpression through the eyesability to hold the interest of others You are the message

  • Be constant never change from one situation to anotherthe same communicate with their whole being: tones, gestureslook happy (appearance) Be yourself

  • Use your eyes Look at the audience when you speakUse eye contact and smile

  • Lighten up use humorexamine yourself: positive or negative

  • Research shows we make up our minds about people through unspoken communication within seven seconds of meeting them. (Line 1 ) Some freshmen make up their minds to pursue a masters degree after undergraduate studies. 2) She made up her mind to be a three-fold outstanding student. make up ones mind about : form ones opinion about make up ones mind : decide

  • 2. Consciously or unconsciously, we show our true feelings with our eyes, faces, bodies and attitudes, causing a chain of reactions, ranging from comfort to fear. (Line 2)causing a chain of , ranging from to fear: ranging from reactionCombine the following sentences using a V-ing structure.It rained for two weeks on end and it completely flooded the village.It rained for two weeks on end, completely flooding the village.

  • conscious (line 2): a. realizing something ; fully awake ; knowing what is happening aroundunconscious : a. not conscious ; not awareun ---------------- not consciously : ad. in a way one is aware of it

    unconsciously : ad. in a way one is not aware of itFill in each blank with the appropriate word chosen from consciously, unconsciously, conscious and unconscious.1) The sensitive classmates were of her low spirits. She could not recall what she spoke after the sudden attack. The soldiers were badly injured, and they were __________. 4) During the operation, he felt every detail .conscious unconsciouslyunconscious consciously

  • 3. encounter (line 6): n. rare and formal meeting with sb. that happens by chance; vt. meet or have to deal with (sth. bad, esp. a danger orHis encounter with the new boss was very positive.2) The battle was one of the bloodiest encounters of the war.3) After the exposure of the scandal, he was unwilling to encounter journalists. difficulty)

  • 4. You were committed to what you were talking about and so absorbed in the moment, you lost all self-consciousness. (Line 19)be committed to sth./ doing sth.: spend ones time or energy on sth., give attention to 1) He is very committed to the cause of language teaching. be absorbed (in): give all ones attention (to) 2 The artist was so absorbed in her work that she didnt hear her visitor enter the room.

  • so+ adj./adv. + (that) 1. She was so absorbed in reading the good book that she even didnt notice it was completely dark outside.2. He was so excited about going to college that he even couldnt go to sleep.

  • e.g. From childhood, she impressed every teacher with her down-to-earth attitude toward learning. rewrite with make an impression on From childhood, she made an impression on every teacher with her down-to-earth attitude toward learning. 5. Many how-to books advise you to stride into a room and impress others with your qualities. (Line 22) impress sb. with sth.: feel admiration and respect for

  • 1) The third letter of complaint is not consistent with the first two. 2) Their performance did not go consistently with theirpromises.6. The trick is to be consistently you, at your best. (Line 26 )consistent: adj. always having the same opinions, standard, behavior, attitudes, qualities, etc.

  • 1) Some are at their best early in the morning, while others are at their best late in the evening. 2) Whenever he takes an important test, he is always at his best. He is really a lucky dog. at ones best: performing as well oreffectively asone is able to

  • 1) The Defense Minister addressed the graduates at the military academy. 2) When you deliver a speech, please address your audience.7. Theyre the same whether theyre having a conversation, addressing their garden club or being interviewed for a job.(Line 27) address: vt. direct ones speech to

  • 8. They look angry, frightened or depressed. (Line 33 )depressed: a. unhappy1) My best friend failed her national college entrance exams twice, and she was becoming increasingly depressed. 2) If you are depressed, you are not alone. And overcoming depression takes time and patience.

  • 9. When he got to mehe(Line 45)to get to me1.The doctor made several tests to get to the bottom of the patients fever.

  • If / Even if (though) sb. did (even) sth., he / she needs (doesnt need) to do sth. else. 10.If you answered yes to even one of these questions, you need to lighten up. (Line 54)()

  • a. Even if you passed only one of the exams, you dont need to lose heart.

  • good qualities physical appearanceenergyrate of speechpitch and tone of voicegesturesexpression through the eyesability to hold the interest of others In Paragraph 4, the author lists a serial of things to support the idea of good qualities.

  • CrackersChocolateApplesBananasSweatersSockstoy carsdollsListing is a good method to develop a topic in a paragraph. Make a list of goods you can buy in a supermarket.

  • There are crackers, chocolateThere are apples, bananasThere are sweaters, socksThere are toy cars and dolls.

    Develop the following topic sentence into a paragraph.There are a variety of goods in a supermarket.

    The development of the paragraph is too simple. Ask the following questions about each sentence in the development. What are they?Who buys them?For what use?

  • There are crackers, chocolate

    What are they?snacks, food Who buys them? young people For what use? entertain themselves or their friendsYoung people can find crackers or chocolate there to entertain themselves or their friends.

  • There are apples, bananas

    What are they?fruits Who buys them? housewife For what use? for the family table Housewives can buy fruits such as apples and bananas for their family table.

  • There are sweaters, socks

    What are they?wearing Who buys them? housewife For what use? for the husband and children Housewives can buy fruits such as apples and bananas and various wearing like sweaters or socks for their families.

  • There are toy cars and dolls.

    What are they?toys Who buys them? kids For what use? play with Kids can find a supermarket a paradise full of toys waiting for them to pick up.

  • The final paragraphThere are a variety of goods in a supermarket. Young people can find crackers or chocolate there to entertain themselves or their friends. Housewives can buy fruits such as apples and bananas and various wearing like sweaters or socks. Kids can find a supermarket a paradise full of toys waiting for them to pick up.

  • Paragraph 6Be yourself. Many how-to books advise you to stride into a room and impress others with your qualities. They instruct you to greet them with power handshakes and tell you to fix your eyes on the other person. If you follow all this advice, youll drive everyone crazyincluding yourself.Find in this paragraph the words that have the similar meaning to advice. instructtell

  • Paragraph 7The trick is to be consistently you, at your best. The most effective people never change from one situation to another. Theyre the same whether theyre having a conversation, addressing their garden club or being interviewed for a jog. They communicate with their whole being: the tones of their voices and their gestures match their words.Find in this paragraph a group of words that express the same concept. consistentnever changethe samewhole being

  • Fill in the blanks:When people ask us for help, there are a lot of situations in which we should say no. Here are some examples. When people to borrow a great deal money from us, and the amount is above the amount we can offer, we should say no. When people us to fight with somebody, no matter who he is, we should say no. When people us to damage the public facilities, we should also say no. want ask urge Work out three expressions to replace say no in the paragraph. tell them the truthrefusestop

  • Section B

  • I liked him the minute I saw him! (Line 1) the moment (that) every time the instant (that) the way the second (that)the minute (that): conj. as soon as 1) Well leave the minute youre ready. 2) I recognized her the instant I saw her. 3) ! Telephone me the moment he arrives! the minute

  • snap judgments: PhraseExampleWe can not make our minds about others on snap judgments.snap shot

  • sound: a. The doctor says my heart is basically sound. ExamplePhrasessafe and soundsound advicesound ideasound explanation sound proposal

  • They also admit they often make snap judgments and find them to be fairly sound. Pattern: find sb. (

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