Telegram Sentences Powerpoint

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Telegram Sentences Powerpoint

  1. 1. Listening <ul><li>Sometimes when the teacher is talking it can be difficult to turn a long sentence into a short phrase. </li></ul><ul><li>This activity helps you take better notes. You listen for the important points & sum them up. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Better Listening <ul><li>Listen for the main idea </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t worry about unimportant details </li></ul><ul><li>Make it short and sweet </li></ul>
  3. 3. Listening Heads <ul><li>Write the messages I say in telegram speech or txt speak </li></ul><ul><li>(Story 1) </li></ul><ul><li>(Story 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Note taking is the only time you can use txtspk </li></ul><ul><li>(Story 5) </li></ul><ul><li>(Story 6) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Telegram Sentences Practice in Paraphrasing
  5. 5. Telegram Example 1 <ul><li>Regular = Joshua, your father has recently become gravely ill and may succumb to the forces of death at any moment. </li></ul><ul><li>Telegram = JOSH YOUR FATHER DEATHLY ILL STOP </li></ul>
  6. 6. Telegram Example 2 <ul><li>Regular = We have the extreme honor of being able to inform you that you have just inherited $1.4 million from our aunt, Hattie Upshaw. </li></ul><ul><li>Telegram = HONORED TO INFORM YOU INHERITED OVR 1 MIL FROM AUNT HATTIE STOP </li></ul>
  7. 7. Telegram Example 3 <ul><li>Regular = It is urgent that you report to Fort Bragg with maximum speed. It appears that armed conflict with the German Army is imminent. </li></ul><ul><li>Telegram = URGENT REPRT TO FT BRAGG ASAP STOP WAR W GERMNS SOON STOP </li></ul>
  8. 8. Telegram Example 4 <ul><li>Regular = You must come out here to California right away. A man at Sutter’s Mill has found gold nuggets as big as your fist. </li></ul><ul><li>Telegram = COME TO CAL NOW STOP MUCH GOLD FOUND AT SUTTERS MILL STOP </li></ul>
  9. 9. Telegram Practice Sentences <ul><li>Turn 9 sentences into telegram speech or txt spk </li></ul>

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