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Week13 competition

  1. 1. Competition Business English Week 13 Professor Hayashi
  2. 2. Our Last Chapter  • Review • Vocab • Language Review • Case Study
  3. 3. Review – Ethics / Leadership  Fill-in-the blanks 1)LG’s latest cell phone looks suspiciously similar to Samsung’s. We suspect _________________. 2)We had to sign a ____________________________ stating that we could not disclose any of the company’s business plan. 3)The pharmaceutical company offered ________ to doctors for prescribing a certain medication. 4)The opposite of diffident is _____________. 5)The opposite of principled is _____________. industrial espionage confidentiality agreement bribes assertive ruthless
  4. 4. Review – Ethics / Leadership  Which tense is normally used for: 1)events in the story 2)setting the scene and providing background information 3)saying what the present results of the story are 1)events which happen before the story begins *** Past Simple *** Past Continuous *** Present Perfect *** Past Perfect
  5. 5. Review – Ethics / Leadership • Tell a story about an unusual or memorable experience while you were travelling • Be sure to use Past Simple, Past Continuous, Past Perfect, Present Perfect
  6. 6. Review • What is the difference between a defining and non-defining clause? -- Defining clauses provide essential information e.g. A counterfeiter is a person who copies goods in order to trick people -- Non-defining clauses provide extra information that is separated by commas. e.g. Alberto Talton, who was a famous counterfeiter, produced over $7 million USD in fake currency.
  7. 7. Review • Call out expressions from the useful language on giving a presentation! Remember the subheadings: - welcoming the audience - structuring a presentation - inviting questions - giving background information - referring to the audience’s knowledge - referring to visuals - concluding - ending
  8. 8. Are you competitive? • In partners, take turns asking the questions on page 112 to see how competitive you are
  9. 9. Vocabulary – Pg. 113 Exercise A, B, C, D Exercise A/B: 1.field – a 2.seat – h 3.neck – c 4.horse – e 5.player – j 6.goalposts - g 7.ball – f 8.game – b 9.race – d 10.ropes - i Exercise C: 1.playing field 2.a one horse race 3.flogging a dead horse 4.in the driving seat/ahead of the game 5.neck and neck 6.major players
  10. 10. McDonald’s vs. Starbucks • Read the article on pg. 114 in pairs and do exercise C, D, E, F, G Exercise C 1.M 2.S 3.S 4.M 5.S 6.S 7.M 8.M 9.M Exercise D 1.up 2.by 3.out to 4.on 5.on Exercise E a)lose out to b)take on c)focus on d)replace (by) e)stir up Exercise F 1.c 2.a 3.b 4.e (a loan) 5.d Exercise G 1.take on 2.taken over 3.taken aback 4.take out 5.take off
  11. 11. Language Review – Pg. 116 • Exercise A A: 1. Correct 2. contest depended on 3. was shot 4. Correct 5. depending on 6. Correct 7. Correct 8. Correct 9. may occur after 10.Correct 11.Correct 12.audience consists largely
  12. 12. Homework! • Do a 1 page review sheet of 1 unit from Cultures~Competition • Exchange review sheets in a study group and post your photo to Facebook for a bonus participation point!