Look at the words in the circles. Match words with
the same sounds.
Listen to “Something Stupid” and put in the correct
words from the circles.
Minimal Pairs - /ɪ/ /i/
sit [sɪt] seat [sit]
ship [ʃɪp] sheep [ʃip]
bit [bɪt] beat [bit]
rich [rɪtʃ] reach [ritʃ]
pit [pɪt] Pete [pit]
chip [tʃɪp] cheap [tʃip]
six [sɪks] seeks [siks]
itch [ɪtʃ] each [itʃ]
Verb phrases (p 152)
Look at the handout.
Put the number of each picture next to the verbs.
Choose three and try to make a sentence using the
correct verb phrase for each.
Ex: “I don’t want to live in an apartment.”
Look at the big handout
1a) complete the phrases with a verb
Are the following things about Americans True or False?
1. Americans eat fast food every day.
2. The sun shines a lot in Southern California.
3. Americans like animals.
4. Americans are always loud.
Work together and read what people say about Americans.
State Parks, freeways, and other things…
4a) Look at the photos. Match the numbers with the
4b) Read and listen to the story.
Are the sentences True (T) or False (F)?
4c) Find these words in the story:
buy bring explore find enjoy walk
help prefer drive need think
4d) Talk about Taiwan vs. America. What is the same
or different for:
coffee parks malls Fall
freeways theme parks restaurants
Check your verb phrases
1. I _____ a new car.
2. She _____ two children.
3. I don’t like to _____ yoga.
4. We want to _____ to the
5. Let’s _____ some coffee.
6. He _____ in an apartment.
7. My father _____ the
8. I _____ Taiwanese, Chinese,
9. Don’t forget to _____ your
book to class.
10. We _____ English each
11. My mother _____ in an
12. Andy _____ to music all
13. You should _____ sorry to
14. I don’t ____ glasses.
15. Noah loves to _____ fast
16. I can’t _____ all of this
17. Can you _____ the guitar?
18. Let’s ____ TV.
Work and play
1a) What are the jobs?
1b) Handout (p. 154): Work together. What are the jobs?
2a) Listen: Write Wfor Wayne’s questions,
and T for Tanya’s questions (special qualifications = 特長)
2b) Listen again: What are Wayne’s answers?
Write for yes, for no, and D for it depends (不一定)
2c) What do you think their jobs are?
Work and Play game
Use something like a pen cap, eraser, etc. to move
around the board.
Roll the dice, and answer the question.
Eat the dice
Steal the dice
Throw the dice
Play Xi Ba La with the dice
I eat eel while you feel ill.
Six sill sisters selling shiny shoes.