[Eugene] 0217

Eugene's Writing

2/17(日)晚上8:00
*作業一: 選一回合TOEIC練習完成,訂正,拍錯誤但不會的題目

*作業二: 新聞英文&短文寫作
1.The news report an event happened in Taiwan these days. Please decribe the event in about 100 words.

China airlines ground crews call for end to pilot strike in Taipei (https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3635154)

2. Read the news and look up the selected vocabulary words.

vocabulary:
-call for
-ground crews
-strike
-interfere
-denounce
-request

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3. Role playing.
The event involves pilots, ground crews and passengers. Please stand in their shoes and imagine what they would say about the strike.

Please use the reporting verbs:
agree/ disgree/ consider/ argue/ think/ insist/ suggest/ condemn.

** The verb CANNOT repetitively used in the three roles.

Start with “I am a pilot/ ground crew/ passenger", followed by a verb above, such as
e.g. I am a pilot. I agree that ….

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1/27 上課作業

1.Read the article: Local passion for heritage helps preserve iconic tidal traps in Penghu, Taiwan (https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3607723)

2.Look up the vocabulary and its Chinese translation.
-heritage renaissance
-in tandem
-archipelago
-be dedicated to
-distinctive
-profound
-fish weir
-bring the past to life

Q: What is tidal traps?What’s their function?
Q: Which island is Twin Hearts Stone situated in?
Q: Sandy is going to Jibei Stone Weirs Cultural Museum. Please tell her what she may do and learn there.

3. Writing:
The Wang’s family was planning a travel to Penghu. Please finish their story according to the four pictures.

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4. Grammar–Grammar in USE
Additional exercises:
1) Present and Past
2) Past continuous and used to
尚未完成的都補齊

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[Eugene]12/23

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Homework (12/23上課檢討)
1. Read the articles (https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3590141) and answer the questions below.

Q1.What is Asian Flush (or Asian Glow)?
Q2. Vocabulary (詞性+Chinese translation)
1) esophageal cancer
2) flush
3) “contract" the disease
4) inflammation
5) cautious
6) metabolize
7) genetic mutation
8) be “exposed" to cigarettes

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2. Writing
Your friend, Andy,who is 25 years old, loves to drink beer and smoke. You are afraid that he will get esophageal cancer so you are going to send a message of concern to him. Please write it down at least 120 words.

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3. Grammar–Grammar in USE
Additional exercises:
1) Present and Past
2) Past continuous and used to
尚未完成的都補齊

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[Iris]11/29

Iris' writing

Election is coming. Do you think the young should pay attention to politics? Why? And What characteristics do you think a good leader should have?

 

 

High school students in northern Taiwan show support for LGBTQ community

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3584890

Student’s at Wu-Ling High School in Taoyuan have organized a number of activities in support of same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Anti-equality referendums(反對兩性平等公投) triumphing on Saturday (Nov. 24) has left many within the LGBTQ community feeling alone in society, so students at a senior high school in northern Taiwan’s Taoyuan County (桃園) decided to organize a spontaneous activity to show support for their peers.

The students, who can be seen standing in front of rainbow flags, held up signboards saying, “Society couldn’t offer you equality, but I can offer you a hug.” The activity, the students say, was to make sure all still felt welcome at the school after Saturday’s referenda.

—>造句看看S + who關係代名詞+ v.+o.

Photographs have been making the rounds on social media of several students at National Wu-Ling Senior High School (武陵高級中等學校) offering free hugs and carrying signs emblazoned with (宣傳) messages of encouragement.

 

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Do you think the young should pay attention to politics? Why? What characteristics do you think a good leader should have?

I think young people should also pay attention to politics because there might be new laws or new policies that we are infected. Even students  should pay some attention to politics, don’t take none care of it.

A good leader should be kind so they could help the people who are poor or have some disadventeges. Also, if a leader is kind, he or she can help us solve some of our problems.(不夠具體)

A good leader should also be smart. If the leader is smart, he or she can make right decisions for people. I think these two characteristics are qualities that a good leader must have, so they(這是指甚麼?) can make benefits to us.

***倒數兩段可以整合成一段

**除了smart和kind,還有什麼特質?


Should AI be given the same rights as humans?

I think artificial intelligence robots, AI robots, should not be given the same rights as humans. There are some reasons to support this statement.

First, artificial intelligence robots(AI robots) are the things that people create[are created by humans], but they are not asthe same as humans,; instead, they are like our slaves[assistant]. Next, given(giving) the same rights to robots might be dangerous.  A lot of science fiction movies are about artificial intelligence robots replaced humans using powerful weapons and intelligence.

(In conclusion,) people have rights because we are still animals, we will die in some days. Robots are machines, they should not be given the same rights because they are not humans.

**權力包括什麼? 工作權? 結婚權? 社會福利?

**只有第二段最後提到武器取代人類比較有說服力

**為什麼因為機器人不是人,所以就不能給予一樣的權利?  要講出如果給了權力,會造成什麼問題?

 

[Eugene]1007

Eugene's Writing

10/06

英文角作文練習

Which is most important in your life: love, friendship or money? (Please explain)

Notice:
–LOVE不一定是男女之間的戀愛,有可能是家庭(父母手足)、或是對社會(e.g.弱勢團體)、甚至是對動物、家鄉homeland,看你要怎麼詮釋。

–money有人會用bread and butter替代,有聽過有人說: 「你要選擇愛情還是麵包?」麵包代表物質生活,也就是賺錢

–這個題目已經有很多人討論過,有人會覺得是愛情、友情這類抽象的情感最重要,但也有人認為沒有足夠的money當作基礎,那也不會有幸福的愛情、家庭、友情,正所謂「巧婦難為無米之炊」

作文

多益閱測:

選一回合的多益閱測,寫 5. incomplete sentences(30題) & 6. text completion(16題)兩個大題

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For 9/30

Writing: Dating in the digital age

Watch the video https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/68957?ref=new

Do you agree with the argument the video claims? Why or why not?  Please explain in detail in about 100-120 words.

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For  9/23

1.Read the news report and answer the following questions.

click here: Soylent meal replacement gets UK launch

Questions:

  1. What is “Food Void"?
  2. What is the report about?
  3. translation: please translate the text into Chinese: “Eating whole food is always better when possible as there is an element to the chewing and digestion process that is important to our systems and psychologically food is key for us too"

2.Grammar in use

Additional Exercise: American travel (上次有寫一些,把它完成)

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來看其中一段:

If you like your drinks to taste slightly chalky with a hint of porridge then this could well be a lunch option for you.

The main ingredient – after water – is genetically modified soya protein, so the drink unsurprisingly tastes like a protein shake from the gym.

Of the three launch flavours – original, cacao and cafe mocha – cacao is probably the most recognisable as it’s a bit like a chocolate milkshake… if you try not to think about it too much.

Does it fill you up? It did for a bit. At 400 calories per drink, it’s a bit heavy to be classed as a snack, but my liquid lunch companion was running for the nearest sandwich bar after two hours and while I’ve resisted that temptation, I’m not sure I could face another one for dinner