Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Vocabulary by students

denyVerb  refuse,negative

EX: I can not deny my enthusiasm for the project
fleeVerb  run a way, escape , disappear
ex:A mob torched a church, and many Christians had to flee.
fingerprintn. dactylogram  
ex:They find his fingerprint in the murder weapon .
citizenn. people, municipality
ex:In 1940 Einstein became an American citizen.
cooperationjoint operation or action
sin like a crime. but sin is Guilty of religion, morals
lustLust is a feeling of strong sexual desire for someone or strong desire for something.
envyWhen you wish that you could have the same thing or quality that someone else has.
greed-overwhelming desire for more

->There are no bounds(limits) to man's greed.
pride- noun : self esteem

When you meet a boaster , you can use
"I pride of you."

ensure- verb : make sure

The same meaning is guarantee.

-> Ensure the account name specified is valid.
complex- adjective : complicated , intricated

The difference is the complex is needed studies or knowledge because they made of a point of difference and complicated is difficult to explain.

-> The human body is like a complex machine.
genetic1. related to genes and heredity.

-All living things are made up of genetics.
-Anything that you get form your parents: eye colour, height, nose -shape are genetically transferred to you.

“She has an amazing body but she eats burgers all the time and doesn’t exercise... but be good genetics.”
manipulate                manipulate smoke to create an image
justice opp.
judge n.
cloningDebates about cloning are increasing.
stem cellStem cells produce daughter cells,then daughter cells get into other cells.       
blood cells are one of the stem cells.
point of viewNoun
- a way of considering something,
“From a medical point of view, there was no need for the operation”.

- an opinion
“I appreciate that from your point of view it is unacceptable”
outcomenoun - a result or effect of an action, situation, etc
“It is too early to predict the outcome of the meeting”.
ramificationnoun - the possible results of an action
“Have you considered all the ramifications of your problem?”.
accuseverb - to say that someone has done something morally wrong, illegal or unkind
“It’s not my fault”. “Don’t worry, I’m not accusing you”.
assaultnoun - a violent attack
“He was charged with sexual assault”.
robberynoun - the crime of stealing from somewhere or someone
“He is in prison for armed robbery”.
lie detector testnoun - a piece of equipment used to try to discover if someone is telling lies
polygraph testnoun - a lie detector

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Monday 21st of November 2011

1) First things first.... Unit 7 quiz! < click 

2) As soon as you finish you quiz, open this document > Exercise 2

3) We are going to look at some new vocabulary and expressions related to  > Unit 8 Crime!

Find a case, research it and present it to the class. You can either work alone or in a group of 2. You must speak for 1-2 minutes, show at least one pictures. If you want to show a video it must be appropriate and under 1 minute.

-Name of the case.
-People involved. 
-Any other interesting/important information. 

Thursday, 17 November 2011


First practice of noun clauses!

Second practice of Reported and quoted speech

Personal nouns

Write 10 nouns *people, places and things. They must be personal to you.
Example: favourite place, boyfriend/girlfriend, your bedroom etc...
Finish the sentence with a question word noun clause.

Example: My boyfriend is who I love.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Review of Noun Clauses

Interview questions

What are your long-range goals and objectives for the next seven to ten years?
What are your short-range goals and objectives for the next one to three years?
How do you plan to achieve your career goals?
What are the most important rewards you expect in your career?
Why did you choose the career for which you are preparing?
What are your strengths, weaknesses, and interests?
How do you think a friend or professor who knows you well would describe you?
Describe a situation in which you had to work with a difficult person (another student, co-worker, customer, supervisor, etc.). How did you handle the situation? Is there anything you would have done differently in hindsight?
What motivates you to put forth your greatest effort? Describe a situation in which you did so.
In what ways have your college experiences prepared you for a career?
How do you determine or evaluate success?
In what ways do you think you can make a contribution to our organization?
Describe a contribution you have made to a project on which you worked.
What qualities should a successful manager/leader/supervisor/etc. possess?
Was there an occasion when you disagreed with a supervisor's decision or company policy? Describe how you handled the situation.
What two or three accomplishments have given you the most satisfaction? Why?
Describe your most rewarding college experience.
What interests you about our product or service?
Why did you select your college or university?
What led you to choose your major or field of study?
What college subjects did you like best? Why?
What college subjects did you like least? Why?
If you could do so, how would you plan your academic studies differently?
Do you think your grades are a good indication of your academic achievement?
What have you learned from participation in extracurricular activities?
In what kind of work environment are you most comfortable?
How do you work under pressure?
Describe a situation in which you worked as part of a team. What role did you take on? What went well and what didn't?
In what part-time, co-op, or summer jobs have you been most interested? Why?
How would you describe the ideal job for you following graduation?
Why did you decide to seek a position with our organization?
What two or three things would be most important to you in your job?
What criteria are you using to evaluate the organization for which you hope to work?
How would you view needing to relocate for the job? Do you have any constraints on relocation?
Are you comfortable with the amount of travel this job requires?
Are you willing to spend at least six months as a trainee?


Wednesday, 9 November 2011

discussion questions

  • Are you a happy person?
  • What is happiness for you?
  • What do you think is the color for happiness?
  • Do you think that happiness lies within you? Or does it depend upon other people and external things?
  • Can money buy happiness?
  • Is happiness a state of mind?
  • What makes you feel happy?
  • What are the three most important things for you to be happy?
  • Is happiness relative, that is, does it have a different meaning for each person?
  • Are single people happy?
  • Would you be happier with a soul mate or single?
  • Does having an animal/pet make you happy?
  • What is the effect that animals/pets have on people to make them feel happy?
  • What makes you happy?
  • When was the happiest time of your childhood?
  • Can you be happy if you are rich?
  • Can you be happy is you are poor?
  • How can you become happy again when you are sad?

Unit 4

Listening and Speaking (Prepositions)