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Language Leader
Unit 1
Communication
Language Leader, Intermediate Student’s Book
By David Cotton, David Falvey & Simon Kent
Published and Copyright by Pearson Education Limited, 2008
Presentation created by Araya Hongchindaket, 2010
1.1 Great Communicators (P.6)
2a) Complete the sentences on the right with the words
in the box.
7. humour
1. listener
2. language
8. appearance
3. rambler
9. eye
4. nerves
10. pace
5. cultures
11. charisma
6. vocabulary
12. digressions
Reading: (P.7)
John F Kennedy
Martin Luther King Junior
Margaret Thatcher
5b) Read the speeches and try to match them with the
people.
1.
2.
3.
John F Kennedy
Martin Luther King Junior
Margaret Thatcher
6. What is the main topic of each speech? Choose from
the following.
Speech 1
b) the defence of liberty
Speech 2
C) racial equality
Speech 3
G) Becoming prime minister
7a) Which speech does the following? There is one extra
option.
a) Gives a warning
b) Outlines a hope
Speech 2
c) Asks people to make a choice
d) Makes a promise
Speech 3
Speech 1
7b) Find examples in the speeches of the following:
a) repetition
Text 1: My fellow…ask not what… (final 2 paragraphs)
Text 2:
I have a dream (beginning of each paragraph)
Text 3:
Where there is…, may we bring (final 4 lines)
b) tripling
Text 1: The energy, the faith, the devotion (Para 1)
Text 2:
-
Text 3:
-
c) contrast
Text 1: Shrink from/ welcome (para 1)
Text 2: Former slaves/ former slave owners (Para 2),
Injustice/ justice, oppression/ freedom (Para 3),
Color of their skin/ content of their character
(para 4)
Text 3: Discord/ harmony, error/ truth, doubt/ faith,
Despair/ hope (final 4 lines)
d) A quote
Text 1: -
Text 2: We hold these truths to be self-evident,
That all men are created equal (Para 1)
Text 3: Where there is discord…may we bring hope
(final 4 lines)
1.2 Improving Communication (P.8)
• Reading
3) Read the leaflet. Match the following extracts from
Andrea Barnard’s course handouts with the weeks in
the leaflet.
A. Week 3
B.
Week 4
C.
Week 5
D.
Week 1
E.
Week 2
4a) Read the statements. Decide whether they are true or
false.
• This course…
1. F
2. F
3. F
4. T
5. T
6. F
7. T
Vocabulary: idioms (P.9)
5a) Match the idioms with their definitions.
1.
Actions speak louder than words
2.
Think before you speak g
3.
(can’t) get a word in edgeways d
4.
Hear it on the grapevine c
5.
Be on the same wavelength
6. Get straight to the point
b
a
7. Have a quick word with someone e
f
Grammar: the continuous aspect
6b) Tick the four words/ phrases that can describe the
continuous aspect.
Temporary
habitual
Unfinished
in progress
complete
changing
permanent
7. Look at the verb forms in the sentences. Name the
verb form and say why it is used.
1.
a) I’m writing an email … Pre con (in progress)
b) I write a letter…every week. Pre sim (habitual)
2 a) I work in London. Pre sim (permanent)
b) I’m working in…, but I’m looking for a job in Paris.
Pre con (temporary)/ Pre con (in progress)
3. a) She wrote the report… Past sim (complete)
b) She was writing the report…
Past con (unfinished/ in progress during the flight)
• See ‘Language Reference’ for G1 and
G2 on page 134.
8. Five of the following sentences are wrong. Identify
which they are and discuss why they are wrong.
1. Agreeing changed to agree (state verb)
2. correct
3. correct
4. Stay changed to are staying (the action is temporary)
5.
Knowing changed to know (state verb)
6. talks changed to is talking (in progress)
7.
correct
8.
get changed to is getting (in progress)
Grammar: the perfect aspect (P.10)
3. Look at Track 1.4 on P.175 and underline examples of
the present perfect, past perfect and past simple.
Present perfect: Has become famous, has written,
Has published, She’s also become,
Has appeared, has been, has lectured
Past perfect: Had already written, had published,
Had written
Past simple: Was published, spent, contained, decided,
Was, wrote
4. Complete the following explanations with past simple,
past perfect, and present perfect.
Present
perfect
• The _____________ looks back from now to a time
before now.
Past perfect
• The _____________ looks back from a time in the past
to another time before that.
Past simple
• The ______________ refers to a completed event at a
definite time in the past.
See ‘Language reference’ on Page
134.
5. Complete this report about communications company
with the verbs in the box in the past simple or perfect
tense.
(Have) taken on
7. (employed)
1. started
2. Have built
8.
Has grown
3. have just had
9.
Have gone up
4. Employed (had)
10.
Had reached
5. Had risen (gone up)
11.
Has contributed
6.
moved
Vocabulary: idioms
9a) Match the expressions a-d with the ideas in 1-4.
a) Burst into (laughter)
3. Suddenly start to do something (e.g. cry)
b) Run out of (things to say)
4. Use all of (something)
c) The life of the party
2. Fun and exciting to be with
d) Hold centre stage
1. Get a lot of attention
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