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Noun phrases containing relative clauses and expectations.

Noun phrases containing relative clauses and expectations.

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  • 1. If I moved to a foreign country… Noun phrases containing relative clauses By Profr. José Ma. Jaramillo S. April 2009
  • 2. If someone offered me the chance to live abroad, I would choose… Germany Paris England Egypt Australia China
  • 3. How do you think people feel when they live in a foreign country? anxious cheerful confident depressed enthusiastic grouchy homesick insecure hopeful lonely
  • 4. silly proud uncertain uncomfortable worried embarrassed
  • 5. To practice the vocabulay match each situation with the specific feeling.
    • Feelings
    • Insecure
    • Depressed
    • Grouchy
    • Proud
    • Embarrassed
    • Worried
    • lonely
    • Anxious
    • Homesick
    • Silly
    • Situations:
    • I feel_________ on Christmas because I remember my family that live in USA.
    • I was elected to be respresentative of my group. I feel______________ because I wouldn’t like to dissapoint my classmates.
    • My brother fell down in the square last Friday. He feels so ______________.
    • I felt _____________ yesterday so I called my mother and talked with her for two hours.
    • My new teacher is so strict. I feel _____________ when I need to talk in front of the class.
    • My friends went to McAllen last week, I felt so ________________ in the party.
    • I got my first Diploma en the CAADI, my mom feels so ________________ of me.
    • I haven’t gotten my final grades in the high school I’m so _______________ to know them.
    • I visited my girlfriend’s parents last weekend I feel so _____________________ when the asked me about my job.
    • My new classmate is very _________________ he never laugh about my jocks.
  • 6. Which corcenrs would you have if you need to moved to a foreign country? I’d worry about:
    • Food
    • Culture
    • Accomodations
    • Language
    • Getting sick
    • Climate
    • Getting lost
    What would you miss the most? I’d miss:
    • My mom’s cooking
    • My bed
    • My friends
    • My family
    • My school
    • My grilfriend/boyfriend
    • My pet
  • 7. one thing is I’d really miss my mom’s cooking One thing I’d really miss is a noun phrase. It is made up of a noun (one thing) and a relative clause (I’d really miss) The noun phrase can go before or after the verb to be.
    • Something (that) I’d be nervous about is to learn a new language.
    • The most exciting thing about the trip would be make new friends.
    • One thing I’d be enthusiastic about is live with a tipical family from there.
    • Something that I’d feel uncomfortable is misunderstand some customs.
    • I guess the most difficult thing is to get used to eat their meals.
    • Two things I’d be homesick for are my friends and my family.
  • 8. one thing is I’d really miss my mom’s cooking The noun phrase now is the object. It is after the verb to be.
    • Learning a new language is something that I’d be nervous about.
    • Making new friends is the most exciting thing about the trip.
    • Living with a tipical family from there is one thing I’d be enthusiastic about.
    • Misunderstand some customs is something that I’d feel uncomfortable.
    • Getting used to eat their meals is one of the most difficult thing.
    • My friends and my family are two things I’d be homesick for.
  • 9. Complete the sentences about living in Monterrey. Use the phrases below.
    • Something I wouldn’t miss from Teran are ____________________________________
    • _______________________________is thesomething that I’d never forget.
    • ________________________________are two things that I’d really miss.
    • One thing that I’m worried about is _________________________________________
    • ________________________________is something I’m enthusiastic about.
    • ___________________________________is something I’m worried about.
    • I think something that I’d feel depressed is ____________________________________
    • ___________________________________is something that I wouldn’t like to do.
    • Some of the things I would miss are ________________________________
    the boring afternoons in the laboratory Getting lost in the city My best friends my room and my pets Sharing an apartment My mom’s advice and her cooking commute to school. leave my girlfriend / boyfreind alone. Meeting new people
  • 10. What’s the custom? Expectations By Profr. José Ma. Jaramillo S. April 2009
  • 11. Weeding traditions around the world Chinese The Bride may wear a red wedding dress, symbolizing love and joy. At the wedding reception, a nine-course meal (lasting up to three hours) is very popular. A family member may act as the official "Master of Ceremonies" orchestrating family introductions, toasts, comedy and sketches. African-American At some African-American wedding ceremonies, newlyweds "jump over a broom" to symbolize the beginning of a new life. Other couples may prefer to use a regular household broom decorated with bows, flowers, in the wedding colors Greek Some newlyweds wear a crown of flowers during the wedding ceremony. The couple may walk around the altar three times representing the Holy Trinity. At the reception, Greek folk dances are popular, with guests lining up in a single file line.
  • 12. French During the Wedding Reception, the new couple raise a glass of wine from two different vineyards. They then pour their wine into a third glass and each drinks from it. Belgian As the Bride walks up the aisle at her Wedding Ceremony, the Bride stops and hands her mother a flower from her bouquet and they embrace. After the Wedding Ceremony is finished, the new couple walk to the Groom's side of the church and the Bride gives her mother-in-law a second flower from her bouquet and they also embrace. Irish In the early 1900's, an Irish couple would walk to church together on their Wedding Day. If the people of their parish approved their union they would throw rice, pots, pans, brushes and other household items at the couple as they approached their church. Today, "hen parties" (Bridal Showers) have replaced this practice.
  • 13. There are several ways to describe expectations. Check the next examples.
  • 14. When you date a girl, It’ s the custom to buy her flowers in the square. You’ re supposed to invite her a dinner. It’ s the custom to sing songs in her house. You’ re supposed to sing her favorite song driving your car. It’ s the custom to sit at the square and walk for a long time with her. You aren’t supposed to date another girl.
  • 15. If you want to take a walk her, You’ re expected to have a eye contact first. You’ re supposed to send her a flower. It’ s not acceptable to walk her for the wrong side. You’ re supposed to be with her during a short time. You’ re expected to give her your cell phone. It’ s not acceptable to kiss her the first time. You’ re supposed to invite her an ice cream.
  • 16. Match the columns according mexican customs. 1- when you get married, 2. If you want to impress your girlfriend, 3. If you want to give a good impression to your parents in law, 4. When you get engaged, 5. If you prepare a bride shower, 6. When you dance with the groom and bride, 7. If you catch the bride’s flowers in the weeding, 8. If you go to the honey moon, 9. If you are the groom, ___ you are supposed to be the next girl to get married. ___ you aren supposed to give a ring to your girlfriend. ___it’s expected to invite all your friends and relatives. ___you are supposed to pay the weeding. ___ your are supposed to talk correctly. ___ you aren’t supposed to be cheap ___it’s the custom to visit her family and decide the day’s weeding. ___ you aren’t supposed to take your parents with you. ___ it’s the custom to put some money on their clothes.
  • 17. Let’s practice with on your books! More information: [email_address]