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Making contact


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This ppt was prepared by the student Bayan Muhtaseb

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Making contact

  1. 1. Reading
  2. 2. Answer these questions . Use the language ideas:* Do you have friends or relatives who are far away?Where? * Do you try to contact them regularly? Yes,(I try to contact them )(as often as I can). No, I just wait until we can meet again. * If you want to make contact , do you call, write or e-mail? I (usually)(e-mail)(them)* Which do you think is the best way of communicating? I prefer to(e-mail). That way, I can(stay in contact cheaply).
  3. 3. 2 Look at the pictures and the names at the end of each e-mail on page 7. Answer the questions Guess: who are the people in pictures A and B? Waleed and Jenny . What is happening in the pictures? A) Waleed is playing football . B) Jenny is canoeing.
  4. 4. C3 Do these tasks. Read the circled words and answer the questions. Number the e-mails 1-5 . Match pictures(A-C)and the map(D)with the correct e-mails.
  5. 5. Reading / e-mail 1Hello , Waleed !You dont Know me , but Ive got your e-mail address from mydad, and maybe you know about him from your father. Thatsbecause theyre going to work together. your dad runs a farmresearch project and mine is going to help.Im making contact now as I hope to visit. I want to got knowyou first –and Find out about Palestine too. Please write back!Best wishesJenny Scott Which is the reply?Ps Im attaching a photo of myself.
  6. 6. Reading / e-mail 2Hi , Jenny What does this refer to?Thanks for your surprise e-mail. Dad tells me your fatheris going to arrive very soon, and hes really lookingforward to that. Which must this be?Thanks for the picture. But what are you doing in thatcanoe? Where are those mountains in the distance?Im sending a picture of myself as an attachment, too. Imthe one with the ball. Im playing for the local juniorteam against Nablus.(we won 3-1!)Best wishesWaleed YassinPS Ill send you something about Palestine soon.
  7. 7. Reading / e-mail 3Hi, waleed Which picture?Thanks for e-mailing back. I like the dramaticpicture! My little brother is football crazy too. Hesnext to me in the picture that Im attaching.You asked about the last picture . Well, thats me atschool camp in the Lake District, north-wert fromhome here in Manchester. We go there everyyear. Im the one in the foreground, and Werehaving a canoe race.I hear Dad is travelling very soon. But when? Haveyou got any news?Jenny
  8. 8. Reading / e-mail 4 What does this refer to?Dear JennyWe dont know the date either, but its soon. There’s aspecial apartment for him here in Jericho near us.Well help him settle in –take him out and show himround.Must stop and revise for my English test tomorrow .Bye for nowWaleed
  9. 9. Reading / e-mail 5 What is definite? Dear waleed Its definite. Dads flying next Saturday 1 October. His flight departs at 8.30 a.m. our time and arrives at 6.15 p.m. local time. Were going to miss him a lot, but he promises hell phone every day. Im glad hes going to live near you. Im sure will make life easier. Best wishes How does she know? Jenny
  10. 10. 4 Say whether these statements aretrue(T),(F), or unclear(?)from the text.Correct the false statements. 1-Waleed and Jenny both like winning. at sport . T 2-Waleed father is the head Of a research project. T 3-Jenny father is a farmer. ? 4-The Palestinian government and the projectconnected. T 5-The dates of the e-mails are all in August. F 6-Jenny and Waleed will probably meet in the nexttwelve months. T7-Waleed lives in Jericho . T
  11. 11. 5 Say who or what these words refer to. 1)e-mail number 3 Line2:me Jenny Line4:We, Jenny and her brother there Camp in the lake District 2)E-mail number Line1: it The date of the flight Line2 :We, Jenny and her family him Jenny ‘s father Line3:you Waleed and his family
  12. 12. 6 Say what you think. Use the language ideas. I ( don’t ) agree with the boy / girl. I’d love to … because I’d be able to … I’d hate to … because I’d miss …