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New Year party
different partiesanniversary; birthday; graduation;a wedding reception; retirement; a farewell party; a house warming party; a sporting victory;
Complete the following sentences with suitable words:We only invited family and ____________ to my fathers birthday party. My father made a really funny ______ about life starting at sixty-five, and he thanked everyone for bring him a ________.close friendsspeechpresent2. In the summer, we love having a __________ in the garden with friends.barbecue
4. At our parties, there isnt any ________ to drink, only __________ and there are lots of ________ like biscuits and sandwiches to eat.alcoholsoft drinkssnacks3. At the wedding ___________, we had a _______________ in a big restaurant --- there were about twenty people at each table.receptionsit-down meal
Listening Strategies:Understanding the general ideaListen more than once, if possible.Try to link key words to topics.Listen for important words and phrases. (e.g. failed twice, interview)Dont worry if you cant understand everything.
Listen and decide why each person is celebrating:
passing his / her driving testretiringgoing to study abroadgetting a job with good salary
Try to complete the sentences about what you should and shouldnt do at parties in Britain. Then listen and check your answers.dont have to, should (x 2), shouldnt (x 3), must If its very formal, you ________dress smartly.shouldGiving advice
2. Nowadays you ____________ be too formal.3. You _________ arrive late to a dinner party.4. You _______ take something with you.5. You _________ drink too much at parties.6. And you _________ accept a lift home from a person you dont know.7. You ______ be careful.dont have toshouldntshouldshouldntshouldntmust
Listen to the cassette again and do the exercise When you are invited to a party in the UK , you _________ A. you neednt take anything. B. Do as you are in China C. You can take small gifts, such as a bottle of wine, or chocolates. D. You cant take flowers except at wedding C. You can take small gifts, such as a bottle of wine, or chocolates.
2. Which of the following state is not true? A. You should wear a tie at weddings. B. Youd better not take the car driven by a stranger. C. Youd better arrive at the party earlier to help the host. D. Teenagers may drink a little. C. Youd better arrive at the party earlier to help the host.
Use the phrases from the Function File to prepare some advice for a foreign visitor who is invited to a celebration in China. a birthday a local or national festival a wedding
SpeakingWork in pairs. Student A is a foreign visitor who is invited to a celebration in Student Bs country .Student B gives advice. With the help of Function File inexercise4, ask and answer questions about the following things:clothes to wear(male/female), presents to take, timeto arrive/leave, things to say, tings not to doExampleA:Im going to a wedding this weekend. What should I wear?B:You should wear formal clothes a jacket and tie.C:What should I take?