Analysis " the Last Leaf"

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Group 4
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Exercise 1: Listen to advice of international students about culture shock. Exercise 2: Listen to report of sport
A: Fill in the blank
B: Chose true (T), false (F) or not given (NG)
Exercise 3: Listen to song and fill the blanks.
Exercise 4: Listen a suggestion.

Exercise 1:
You are going to hear an international student adviser giving advice on culture shock. Listen and complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. Ways to minimize the effects of culture shock

It’s important to understand that culture shock can …1….………….Keep 2…………………friends and family at home, through phone call or e-mail. Make sure you have …3…………... of your friends and family, Make new friends - 5…………………….will understand what you’re feeling. Also make friends with local students if you can. Use the drop-in centre and other services which can give you 6…………………… beside , you may not use a service support networks , so the most important thing is to find some people who will listen 7……………., rather than ..8…………….. culture is usually …9…………… in fact , is can be a …10………………………..experience , making you more aware of aspect of your own culture as well as the new culture .

Exercise 2:
a. Fill in the blank
1. The marathon has……….the imagination of all over the world 2. The biggest marathon in the nation is the…………marathon 3. On November fifth, almost…………….people finished the race. 4. The first women’s marathon was hold in ……in Los Angeles, California.

b. Chose true (T), false (F) or not given (NG):
5. Jelena Prokopcuka of Latvia was the men’s champion in just over two hours and twenty-five minutes.
6. The most famous person in the race is Lance Armstrong.
7. The Boston marathon is the oldest marathon race.
8. Roberta Gibb became the first women in Boston’s marathon.
9. Marathon race is held every year in US.
10. Forty-five percent of marathon runner in US is forty years old or older. Exercise 3: Listen to song and fill the blanks:
Hello Viet Nam
Tell me all about this name that is 1…………… to say.  It was given me the day I was born.
Want to know about the stories of the 2…………. of old.  My eyes say more of me than what you 3…………. to say
All I know of you is all the 4………………. of war. 
A film by Coppola, the helicopter's roar.
One day I'll touch your soil . 
One day I'll finally know your soul.
One day I'll come to you. 
To say hello... Vietnam.
Tell me all about my 5…………………, my hair and my little feet  That have carried me every 6………………… of the way. Want to see your house, your streets
Show me all I do not know. 
Wooden sampans7………………., light of gold.
All I know of you is all the sights of war. 
A film by Coppola, the helicopter's roar.
One day I'll touch your soil . 
One day I'll finally know your soul.
One day I'll come to you. 
To say hello... Vietnam.
And Buddha 8………………. of stone watch over me. 
My dreams, they lead me through the fields of 9……………… In prayer, in the light...I see my 10………………
I touch my tree, my roots, my begin... 
One day I'll walk your soil . 
One day I'll finally know my soul.
One day I'll come to you. 
To say hello... Vietnam. To say xin chao...Vietnam.
Glossary:
Wooden sampans: boat is made in wood
Root: origin
Floating markets: markets on the river
Empire: country
Exercise 4:Questions 1- 10
Questions 1-3
Circle the correct answer
According to the fist speaker:
1 The focus of the lecture series is on
A. organizing work and studyC. coping with homesickness
B. maintaining a healthy lifestyleD. settling in at university 2The lecture will be given by
A. the president of the UnionC. a sports celebrity
B. the campus doctorD. a healthy expert
According to the second speaker:
3This week lecture is on
A. campus foodC. sensible eating
B. dietingD. saving money

Questions 4-7
Complete them, Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for...
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