Lesson 2 - L&S, Functions, Pronunciation - LANGUAGES

From Studia Informatyczne

LISTENING AND SPEAKING - GRAPHOLOGY AND CHARACTER, DEFENDING ONE’S OWN OPINION; SPELLING VERSUSPRONUNCIATION

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Listen to a lecture given on Graphology, and take as many notes as possible:

Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Graphology


From: www.businessball.com; prepared by Elaine Quigley BA Hons., MBIG (Dip) a leading graphologist, psychologist and past chairman of the British Institute of Graphologists. and the editor of the Institute's journal.

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Listen to the second part of the lecture, and find out if you were correct:


Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Graphology - an introductory guide to handwriting features – PART II

This part of the lecture is by Elaine Quigley BA Hons., MBIG Dip, a leading expert graphologist, and chair of the British Institute of graphologists.) from: www.businessball.com


Now check your answers:


Follow- up questions:

  1. Look back at question 6, and think about what you can say about your own handwriting. Can you name at least 5 handwriting features that you can see in your own handwritten text?
  2. What are the personal qualities that are revealed by these features? Do you agree with them?
  3. Do you write by hand or type on a computer more often?
  4. What are the negative and positive aspects/consequences of typing?
  5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of writing?
  6. Where is graphology used?

Find out more at: www.britishgraphology.org www.businessball.com

An additional free handwriting analysis tool (free pdf download) is available on the free resources page, for which you will need Acrobat Reader, available free from adobe.com.

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Choose the best answer to complete the dialogues in B (there are many possible answers). Then check what you hear: [brak nagrania]

  1. I hadn’t thought of … in that way.
  2. There might be some truth in what you say but don’t you think it’s a question of …. ?
  3. Fair enough!
  4. I take your point but that’s not the way I see it.
  5. Yes, but don’t you think that … ?
  6. I see what you mean but I ‘m not at all convinced that …
  7. True, but I’m afraid I disagree with you….
  8. You can’t be serious!
  9. Perhaps, but I can’t help thinking that…
  10. Come to think of it,you might be right.

    Dialogues :

  1. - I think it’s time to get down to working seriously.
    - …………………………………… others are still on their holidays.
  2. - In my opinion, a wife should know how to cook!
    - ……………………………………..
  3. - If I were you I would stop over in London.
    - ………………………………………. We may stop there for a day or two.
  4. - The Atlantic Ocean is the biggest.
    - ………………………………………
  5. - Why don’t you take a break now?
    - …...................................

Answer

  1. Answer 9
  2. Answer 1
  3. Answer 10
  4. Answer 8
  5. Answer 5

Spelling Versus Pronunciation

Words that are often mispronounced

Listen to the words:

Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Mispronounced 1
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Mispronounced 2
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Mispronounced 3
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Mispronounced 4
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Mispronounced 5
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Mispronounced 6

Listen to the words again, and decide which word is the odd one out in each of these groups

Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 1
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 2
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 3
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 4
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 5
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 6

Answer

  1. worry
  2. loop
  3. could
  4. dome
  5. plead
  6. atmosphere

Listen to the words with the silent consonants k, b, t, l etc.:

Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen

K - Knee
B - Climb
L - Should
H - Honesty
P - pseudonym
C – Castle

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HOMONYMS

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Find 3 pairs of homophones:

  1. read
  2. byte
  3. lead
  4. rain
  5. wind
  6. draft
  7. rein
  8. bite
  9. draught


Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - a
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - b
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - c
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - d
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - e
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - f
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - g
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - h
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - i

Answer

  1. b + h
  2. d + g
  3. f + i

Grafika:Audio icon.gif   homophones - answer



    Here are some more homophones. Study them:

  1. air heir
  2. right write rite
  3. weather whether
  4. aloud allowed
  5. raise rays
  6. our hour
  7. there their they’re
  8. practise practice
  9. rein rain
  10. wait weight

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Recognizing words

Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 1
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 2
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Listen 3
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Tick the correct word that you hear:

Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 1
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 2
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 3
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 4
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 5
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 6
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 7
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 8
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 9
Grafika:Audio icon.gif   Word 10
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