Friday, December 11, 2015

4BHK - Unit 3, Terms and Vocabulary



UNIT 3 – From Raw Material to the Consumer

BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN
the difference between consumer, customer and costumer
primary sector (raw materials, suppliers)
secondary sector (manufacturers, producers)
tertiary sector (wholesalers, retailers)
quaternary sector (knowledge and service like banking, education, etc)
blue collar workers
white collar workers

VOCABULARY /TERMS
administrative work
advantage/disadvantage
artist
assembly worker
blue-collar worker
to buy in bulk
capable/capability
client
to contribute/contribution
country of origin
crops
damaging/to damage/damage
to differentiate/differentiation
to diminish
to distribute/distribution/distributor
to divide/division
to drive performance
economic growth
to educate/educator/education
employee
employer
to encourage/encouragement
engineer
to equate
factory

4BHK - Unit 2, Vocabulary and Terms


FOCUS ON MODERN BUSINESS 4/5
UNIT 2 – World of Advertising

BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN:
difference between advertisement/commercial
AIDA
get Attention
hold Interest
arouse Desire
take Action

Personal touch
methods of advertising (TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, circulars, internet, popups, freebies, word of mouth)
children and advertising
online advertising (consumer generated ads, pay-per-click)
Black Friday, Cyber Monday
Branding
How to produce an advertisement
product placement
brand recognition

IMPORTANT VOCABULARY (note: sometimes related words are given e.g. verb/noun, adjective/opposite)

to advertise/advertisement
advert-savvy
to attract/attractive
billboards
blogging
to bombard
to book space
to boost sales
brochure
carriers (see freebies)
to catch attention
to choose/choice
circular
to collect
commercial
commercial
to conduct market research
to consist of
contact data
to contain/contents
to convey the message that
coupon (voucher)
to create the impression that
to deceive/deception/deceptive
to decide/decision
direct mailing
to distribute
to draft/draft
to employ/make use of
to encourage
exorbitant
freebies

5AHK - Lehrstoff for SA, Monday, December 21

FORMAT - Two hours

You can expect
A LISTENING section
A READING section
TEXTS (includes reminder letters, brochures, and our old friends letter/email, blog entry, blog comment and report)

You are responsible for VOCABULARY and CONTENT of the following units:

Unit 7 - Tourism
 - positive and negative effects of tourism
 - service industries in tourism
 - what is 'responsible' tourism?
 - examples of cultural tourism
 - how to write a brochure
Unit 8 - Globalisation
 - definition of globalisation
 - advantages and disadvantages of globalisation
 - outsourcing
 - anti-globalisation movement
Unit 9 - Work/Life balance
 - What is burnout?
 - Wellness programs
 - Modern stress factors

Unit 6 - Focus on Modern Business Communication
 - How to write reminder letters

EXTRAS
 - Big Rocks, all verbs/tenses

5AHK - Homework for Monday, December 14

For Monday, December 14, you should start reviewing the Lehrstoff for the Schularbeit on Monday, December 21.

We will do 1 minute talks on the following topics:

Unit 7 - Tourism
 - positive and negative effects of tourism
 - service industries in tourism
 - what is 'responsible' tourism?
 - examples of cultural tourism
 - how to write a brochure
Unit 8 - Globalisation
 - definition of globalisation
 - advantages and disadvantages of globalisation
 - outsourcing
Unit 9 - Work/Life balance
 - What is burnout?
 - Wellness programs
 - Modern stress factors

Unit 6 - Focus on Modern Business Communication
 - How to write reminder letters

EXTRAS
 - Big Rocks

You will draw topics out of a hat.

In Class Friday, December 11

http://www.mercurynews.com/celebrities/ci_29218481/star-wars-force-awakens-fans-already-lining-up
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/09/movies/star-wars-the-force-awakens-fans-are-already-lining-up.html?_r=0
http://www.fao.org/forestry/internationalmountainday/en/

Thursday, December 10, 2015

2C - Homework for Thursday, December 17

For Thursday, December 16, we will finish Focus on Modern Technology 1.

Task 1:  Read pp. 124-125 and be able to describe how a four stroke motor works. Each student will have one minute to describe in his or her own words how a four stroke motor works.

Task 2.:  Read the grammar on p. 126 (adjectives and adverbs, comparison)

Task 3:  Do Exercises 4 & 5 on page 121.


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

1C - Homework for Wednesday, December 16

You received two worksheets during the lesson on Wednesday, December 9.  Complete these worksheets before the lesson on Wednesday, December 16.

Want extra practice?  Check out ego4u:  https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/exercises
(You are responsible for present simple, present progressive, past simple, past progressive and by January 20, present perfect, positive sentences, negative sentences, and questions).

9C - Homework for Wednesday, December 16 & Beurteilungsraster B2 Texte

Here's a link to the Beurteilungsraster for B2 texts https://www.bifie.at/system/files/dl/srdp_lfs_beurteilungsraster_b2_2014-11-05.pdf

For Wednesday, December 16, look over Unit 8 in your textbook (Focus on Modern Technology 4/5)
Task 1 - Look over the vocabulary for the chapter on p. 101
Task 2 - Read over the grammar for the Chapter on p. 97 (Indirect Speech)
Task 3 - Do exercise 4 on page 97

Want extra practice with indirect speech?
https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/reported-speech/statements
 https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/reported-speech
https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/reported-speech/exercises?10

Saturday, December 5, 2015

2C - Extra Practice for Schularbeit

The Schularbeit is on Thursday, December 10

It will be heavy on grammar - For extra practice, do the section in your textbook:  Do You Remember 3 (pages 129-131, Focus on Modern Technology 1).  

You should really, really know the passive voice.   You should especially look at exercise 6 (ex. 131 in your textbook).

For even more practice, see Essential Grammar in Use:

PASSIVE VOICE:  Unit 22, 23 (pp. 54-57)  
SOME/ANY:  Unit 76 (pp. 162-163)
MUCH/MANY:  Unit 83 (pp. 176-177)
(A) LITTLE, (A) FEW:  Unit 84 (pp. 178-179)

Or, if you don't have that book at home, you can do some online exercises:


4BHK - Unit 1, Terms and Vocabulary

FOCUS ON MODERN BUSINESS 4/5
UNIT 1 - Marketing and sponsoring, Marketing and company image

BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN THESE TERMS:
market research
market share
product development
production
target group
research and development
unique selling proposition
sample
launch
corporate responsibility
cultural sponsorship
corporate sponsorship
private sponsorship
charitable sponsorship
public image
media coverage
fundraising
return on an investment
difference between advertisement/commercial
AIDA
methods of advertising (TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, circulars,internet, popups, freebies, word of mouth)
children and advertising
Black Friday, Cyber Monday
branding

IMPORTANT VOCABULARY (note: sometimes related words are given e.g. verb/noun or adjective/opposite)
to advertise/advertisement
to afford/affordable/unaffordable
to announce/announcement
to appeal/appeal
to attach/attachment
attitude
available/unavailable
carriers (see freebies)
circular
commercial
to compete/competition
to conceive/concept
to confirm/confirmation
consumer
to contain/contents
to contribute/contribution
controversial
convenient
customer
to decide/decision
to demand/demand
to determine
to develop/development
to donate/donation
to educate/education
to endorse/endorsement
to enhance
excited
excuse
to familiarise
freebies
to fund
further
to generate
innovative
to invest/investment
major
particularly
to perceive/perception
to permit/permission
pop-up ads
to produce/product/production/producer
to profit/profit
to promote/promotion
to purchase/purchase
reputation
to resign/resignation
to schedule/schedule
to sponsor/sponsorship
selfless
to separate
to twist
word of mouth

4BHK - Homework for Monday, December 14

TASK 1 - Do the following exercises in your textbook (Focus on Modern Technology 4/5):
p. 34, exercise 3
p. 36-37, exercise 2 (Matura bzw. Schularbeit Aufgabenstellung - Multiple Matching, insert correct headings) and 3 (vocabulary)

TASK 2 - Begin studying for the Schularbeit on December 18.  Lehrstoff can be found here:  http://ennsvalleyenglish.blogspot.co.at/2015/12/4bhk-lehrstoff-for-schularbeit-friday.html

TERMS AND VOCABULARY:
Unit 1
Unit 2 
Unit 3

4BHK - Lehrstoff for Schularbeit, Friday, December 18 (2 hours)

For the Schularbeit on December 18, you are responsible for the following topics and skills:

FORMAT
Listening
Reading
Writing (two tasks:  includes enquiry letter, sponsorship/fundraising letter, letter/email, AIDA description)

FOCUS ON MODERN TECHNOLOGY 4/5

Unit 1 -  marketing departments, marketing strategies, sponsorship goals, sponsorship types

Unit 2 - AIDA (describing an ad using the AIDA formula, advertising process, advertising methods, branding, children and advertising, online advertising

Unit 3 -  sectors of the economy, distribution chain, online shopping,

FOCUS ON MODERN BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

Unit 4 - Enquiry Letters

EXTRAS
press release, 4Ps (Marketing Mix), Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday

For more about each chapter, see:
Unit 1 - Terms and vocabulary
Unit 2 - Terms and vocabulary
Unit 3 - Terms and vocabulary




Thursday, December 3, 2015

7C - Lehrstoff for Schularbeit, Thursday, December 10

For the Schularbeit, you are responsible for the following skills and topics:

FORMAT - TWO HOURS
Listening - Allgemeines Thema
Reading - Allgemeines Thema
Writing - Possible text types:  letter/email, blog entry, blog comment, article, report, summary

Chapter 2, Focus on Modern Technology 3
Classroom revolution:  describing diagrams and graphs, human interaction computers, robots, passive voice,

Chapter 3
Keeping in touch, Indirect speech

SONSTIGES
Pros and cons of cell phones in the classroom, writing reports from graphs and charts, travel/Sprachwoche,

3C - Lehrstoff for Schularbeit, Thursday, December 10

For the Schularbeit 
For the Schularbeit on December 10, you are responsible for the following units and skills:
FORMAT:  
Listening - Allgemeines Thema
2 Writings - Possible text types:  Summary, letter/email 
(letter of application, giving advice), blog entry, blog comment,

CHAPTER 3, Focus on Modern Technology
Casual jobs, stress, review of all tenses

CHAPTER 4

Neighbours
Focus on Technology Universal Design, Automatic Doors, modal verbs

SONSTIGES

Stereotypes, prejudice, disabilities, accommodations, CV, letters of application, rage rooms, comparing cultures (US and Austria for example) Krampus

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