Unit 2 Experiences

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Unit 2 Experiences
Lesson A Hopes and dreams
Lesson A Hopes and dreams
• A couple of: a few; several; small number
• Windsurfing: the sport of riding on
sailboards
• Scuba diving:
1 Getting started B
1.Jill Richardson has always wanted to be an
actor.
2. Sonia and Carlos Silva haven’t saved
enough money to buy a sailboat.
3. Raquel Garza has never tried surfing
before.
4. Hiro Tanaka’s parents have never been to
Europe.
1 Getting started B
Try it out
• I’ve always wanted to (go to )
• I’ve never been to
.
2 Grammar
• “He is” or “He has”?
• 1. He’s surfed in Hawaii.
• 2. He’s surfing in Hawaii.
.
2 Grammar A
1. A I’ve always wanted to try scuba diving.
B Really? Not me. I’ve always been afraid of deep water.
2. A I haven’t done anything fun lately.
B Me neither. I haven’t had any time.
3. A I haven’t seen the new Spider-man movie. I really want to
see it.
B We should go! All my friends have seen it, and they loved it.
4. A I’ve gone windsurfing three or four times this year. It’s fun.
B Can I go with you sometime? I’ve never tried it before.
5. A I want to go to Europe. I’ve never been to Paris.
B Me either. My cousin lives there. He’s invited me several
times, but I haven’t had enough money to go.
Lesson B Unusual experiences
• Valuable: worth a lot of money
• Flu: (= influenza) an infectious disease
which is like a bad cold but more serious
• Appointment: the agreement of a time
and place for meeting
• Parasailing:
1 Building language B
1. A Have you ever been to Ecuador?
B Yes, I have. I went / was there last year.
2. A Have you ever entered a talent contest?
B No, I haven’t. I’ve always been too shy.
2 Grammar A
1. A Did you family have a vacation last year?
B Yes, we did. We went to Bangkok in May.
2. A Have you ever seen the Pyramids?
B No, I haven’t. I’ve always wanted to go to
Egypt.
3. A Did you go away last weekend?
B No, we didn’t. We stayed home.
4. A Have you ever gone skiing
B Yes, I have. Actually, I’ve gone many times.
Last year I skied in the Andes.
3 Building vocabulary B
Base form
get
speak
take
got
Past participle
won
gotten
spoke
spoken
took
find
found
lose
have
forget
lost
taken
found
Lost
had
had
forgot
fall
fell
hurt
hurt
forgotten
fallen
hurt
win
Simple past
won
Lesson C I’ve heard it’s good.
• Durian:
• Audience: the people listening to or
watching a performance, speech,
television show, etc.
• Drummer: a person who plays a drum
• Photography: art or process of taking
photographs
• Injury: physical harm to a living being
1 Conversation strategy B
1. d
2.
a
3. c
4. b
2 Strategy plus
1. A Have you ever gone up in a hot-air balloon?
B No. I’m scared of heights.
A Are you? Me too. And I get sick on
airplanes, too.
B Do you? I’m the same way. I hate flying.
2. A Have you ever performed in front of an audience?
B Yes, I have. Actually, I do it all time.
A Do you? Wow.
B Yeah. I play guitar in a band.
A Do you? I’m impressed.
3. A Have you been to any good restaurants lately?
B Well, I tried that new Turkish restaurant last week.
A Did you? I’ve been there a couple f time, too.
B Have you? Did you like it?
3 Listening A
Philip: Photography
Sarah: a sports injury
Melissa: a math class
B
Philip: You have?
Sarah: You did?
Melissa: You do?
Lesson D Travel blogs
• Blogger: blog user
• Snorkel: (v) action or sport of swimming with a snorkel
(n) a tube with a mouthpiece, used for allowing a swimmer
under water to breathe
• Giant: extremely large
• Species: a type; sort
• Tropical: of or found in the tropics
• Wander: move around in an area or go from
place to place without any special purpose
or destination
• Volcanic: of, from, produced by, or caused
by a volcano
• Teem with: (phr.) to be full of
• Iguana: a large lizard of tropical America
• Land: to come or bring down from the
air onto a surface, especially of the
Earth or water
• Crystal clear: entirely clear
• Be pleased with (oneself): satisfied
with what one has done
• Height: a high position or place
• Fortunately: by good chance; luckily
• Amazingly: causing great surprise or
wonder
• Quetzal:
1 Reading C
1. Joshua has snorkeled; has been scuba diving; has
wandered over fields and through beaches; and has
seen giant tortoises and rare birds.
2. Suzanne was pleased with herself in Athens because
she discovered she can read Greek.
3. Joshua has seen turtles, see lions, penguins, fish,
iguanas, crabs, tortoises, and birds.
4. The sea is crystal clear, the beaches are incredible,
and there are amazing little towns in the mountains.
2 Listening A
2. ˇ
3. ˇ
5. ˇ
B
1. She’s in the White Mountains.
2. She’s on vacation.
3. The weather’s been cool and rainy.
4. She wanted to try hang-gliding.
5. It’s been very windy.
3 Writing and speaking A
• Our last vacation was
, but
unfortunately
.
• I forgot
. Fortunately,
.
• I’ve always wanted to
and amazingly I
got the chance to
.
3 Writing and speaking B
• These verbs have three different forms.
be
do
go
see
drink
sing
drive
write
was/were
did
went
saw
drank
sang
drove
wrote
been
done
gone
seen
drunk
sung
driven
written
eat
give
fall
take
break
choose
speak
wake
get
forget
ate
gave
fell
took
broke
chose
spoke
woke
got
forgot
eaten
given
fallen
taken
broken
chosen
spoken
woken
gotten
forgotten
• For these verbs, the simple past form is the
same as the past participle.
find
found
found
have
had
had
hear
heard
heard
keep
kept
kept
leave
left
left
make
made
made
meet
met
met
read
read
read
say
sell
sit
tell
win
bring
buy
catch
teach
think
said
sold
sat
told
won
brought
bought
caught
taught
thought
said
sold
sat
told
won
brought
bought
caught
taught
thought
For these verbs, the base form is the same
as the past participle.
become
became
become
come
came
come
run
ran
run
All forms of these verbs are the same.
cut
cut
cut
hurt
hurt
hurt
put
put
put

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