Thursday, June 22, 2017

3C - Talking points, Business of Sport

1) Read the article on page 97.
2) Do exercise 8, p. 97 (Matura bzw. Schularbeit Aufgabenstellung)
3) Do exercise 9, p. 97 (write a guided summary)
4) EXTRA: Write what Hannah really said (try to cover all the things in the article, using your own words)
5) Read article on page 98.
6) Do exercise 1 on page 99 (spider chart, TERRIFIC SKILL TO HAVE)
7) Do exercise 2, page 99, Write a summary of the story (no more than 150 words)
8) Do exercise 3, page 99. Write a paragraph saying how Nate’s life turned out.

TALKING POINTS – BUSINESS OF SPORT

VOCABULARY (add to if needed)
performance enhancing drugs
equipment
amateur/professional
athlete
athletic
athletics
championship
tournament
competitor
opponent
spectator sport
score a point/goal
field/pitch
offense/defense
track and field
olympics
winner/loser

SPORTS INDUSTRY
sports merchandise (hats, shoes, t-shirts, with logo)
sponsor/sponsorship
advertising
equipment
broadcasting

CATEGORIES OF SPORT
indoor/outdoor
individual/team
amateur/professional
winter/summer/year-round
ball/motor/water/racquet/cycle/alpine/mental/martial arts/running/aerial/extreme/billiards

BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN THESE AUSTRIAN SPORTS (how it is played, what kind of sport, when you can play it, where you can play it, who plays it)
skiing (downhill, cross-country, ski jumping, snowboarding, ski mountaineering)
soccer
Eisstockschiessen (Bavarian curling)
climbing
fishing
pool/billiards

sledding/tobogganing

Monday, June 19, 2017

4C - Homework for Tuesday, June 20

1) Finish reading the article on the handout "Trendy Names Make Vegetables Look Tastier"

 2) Do the vocabulary (Synonym Match) and other exercises (Spelling, Phrase Match, etc) on the worksheet

 3) Think of answers to the questions for students A and B

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

1C - Homework for week of June 19

Task 1 - Bring your favorite recipe from home.  We will translate them in class.
Task 2  - Read the story on page 94.  Answer the questions on page 95 (ex. 2, 3).
Task 3 . Write a guided summary (p. 95, ex. 4) in your activity journal
Task 4 - Read the grammar explanation on page 101.

If you want to work ahead, do exercises 9-12 on pages 98-99.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

2C - Lehrstoff for Schularbeit, Monday, June 12

FORMAT
Listening
Reading
Grammar
Writing


UNITS IN FMT 2
Unit 3, Casual Jobs
Unit 4, Neighbors

Unit 5, Communication

TOPICS/TALKING POINTS
Pros and cons of casual jobs
Adjectives to describe yourself
Giving advice
Power tools/Safety
Stereotypes
ASBOs
Giving directions
Disabilities
Universal Design
Applying for a “job”
Telephone language
Risks of Wifi
Why do people start blogs
Means of communication
International alphabet

GRAMMAR - Everything you have learned in 1C and first semester 2C PLUS
review past simple and progressive verbs, present perfect simple and progressive
Modal substitutes
Passive voice (all tenses!)

TEXT TYPES
Blog entry

Blog Comment
Email
letter
Telephone dialogue

EXTRAS
Ferris Bueller
April the Giraffe


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

3C - Lehrstoff for Schularbeit, Tuesday, May 23

Format:  2 HOURS!

Listening
Reading
Writing

For the writing, you are responsible for all grammar.  Plan your texts to include LINKING WORDS, PASSIVE VOICE, IF-SENTENCES, GERUNDS, INDIRECT STATEMENT, MODALS, etc.  Your text should be as FEHLERFREI as possible.  That means proper grammar, spelling, paragraphs, idiom, and punctuation.

UNITS IN FMT 2/3
Food Unit (6)
Your Digital Life (7)

GRAMMAR
Gerunds - Infinitive NEW
Linking words
Indirect speech - NEW
Traveling idioms, idiom of time and place, Saxon genitive
Much/many
And everything we did 1C - 3C

TOPICS
Food miles
Supermarket vs. Farmers Market
Peak Oil
Food production
Petrochemicals
Impact of food production on the environment
Social Media
Internet Addiction
Structuring texts and monologues
History of computers
School lunches

TEXT TYPES
Email/Letter
Report - NEW!!
Articles
Blog Entry
Journal Entry
Summary

EXTRAS
Stand by Me
Superbowl Advertising