Puj l.iv touchstone ch 12 ppt97

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Puj l.iv touchstone ch 12 ppt97

  1. 1. Unit 12 In the news
  2. 2. Local News <ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Delayed: postponed </li></ul><ul><li>Break into: To enter a place by using force </li></ul>
  3. 3. THE SIMPLE PAST PASSIVE
  4. 4. THE SIMPLE PAST PASSIVE <ul><li>A Snake was seen on the subway </li></ul><ul><li>A famous painting was sold o for $6´000.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of pineapples were left on the sidewalk yesterday </li></ul><ul><li>A store bas broken into, and some soccer balls were stolen </li></ul><ul><li>A diamond ring was found in a doughnut </li></ul><ul><li>School was canceled throughout the city y yesterday </li></ul>
  5. 5. Natural disasters <ul><li>Disrupt: To break or burst; rupture. </li></ul><ul><li>Flood: An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry. </li></ul><ul><li>Careless: negligent </li></ul><ul><li>Freak: A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular. </li></ul><ul><li>Hail: 1. To greet or acclaim enthusiastically </li></ul><ul><li>2.Precipitation in the form of spherical or irregular pellets of ice larger than 5 millimeters (0.2 inches) in diameter. </li></ul><ul><li>Injure: Hurt </li></ul><ul><li>Aftershock: quake of lesser magnitude, usually one of a series, following a large earthquake in the same area </li></ul>
  6. 6. Grammar . The simple past passive with by + agent
  7. 7. Grammar . The simple past passive with by + agent <ul><li>An old warehouse was partially destroyed by a fire in Miami last night </li></ul><ul><li>Water service and electric power in Tokyo were temporarily disrupted by an earthquake yesterday afternoon. </li></ul><ul><li>A high school in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was badly damaged by a hurricane this week </li></ul><ul><li>Two golfers in Honolulu were struck by lighting on the weekend, but they weren`t seriously injured. </li></ul><ul><li>A police station in Texas was completely destroyed by a tornado yesterday </li></ul><ul><li>Metallica </li></ul>
  8. 8. Grammar . The simple pas passive with by + agent
  9. 9. Grammar . The simple pas passive with by + agent <ul><li>She talks about thunderstorms, hailstorms, and heavy rains </li></ul><ul><li>Several small towns were completely flooded, and hundreds of people were left homeless </li></ul><ul><li>The people were rescued by emergency services </li></ul><ul><li>The wedding was canceled because there was a hailstorm and the groom was hurt </li></ul><ul><li>The groom was hit on the head by a hailstone ( the size of a golf ball). HE was taken to the hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>The groom was not seriously injured. HE and the bride have set a new date for their wedding. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Did you hear about….
  11. 11. <ul><li>D </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>F </li></ul><ul><li>E </li></ul><ul><li>B </li></ul><ul><li>C </li></ul>
  12. 12. The … thing is /was
  13. 13. <ul><li>Best thing </li></ul><ul><li>Thing </li></ul><ul><li>Other thing </li></ul><ul><li>Funny thing </li></ul><ul><li>Only thing </li></ul><ul><li>Scary thing </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>How many people participate in ohmyNews? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people read the print edition of OhmyNews? </li></ul><ul><li>How accurate are OhmyNews stories? </li></ul><ul><li>What are OhmyNew’s plans for the future? </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>True. </li></ul><ul><li>True. </li></ul><ul><li>False. “citizen-reporters” also write online news. </li></ul><ul><li>False. It publishes about 70 percent of the stories submitted. </li></ul><ul><li>True. </li></ul><ul><li>False. it also covers stores on politics, economy, culture, arts, and science – the usual subjects in a newspaper. </li></ul>

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