II. Basic Listening Practice
Keys: 1.C 2.D 3. A 4.B 5.C
III. Listening In
While the man is wondering why the woman is suddenly getting excellent marks, she says she read an article on studying and remembering. It ta lks about principles like “Mental Visualization”, that is, creating a picture in one?s mind of what is to be remembered. This reminds the man of the principle of “Association”, which means connecting what one wants to remember with something one is familia r with. Then the woman adds the principle of “Consolidation”, or reviewing one?s notes after class and absorbing the new material into what one has already learned. When the man promise to study sixteen hours a day, the woman recommends the principle of “D istributed Practice”, which favors shorter study sessions distributed over several days. Finally, the woman tells the man that memory is like a muscle, and that it needs exercise.
Task 2: You forget my toast!
With that, he rushed into the kitchen. After about twenty minutes he returned from the kitchen and handed her a plate of bacon and eggs.
The wife took one look at the plate, glanced up at her husband, and said, “Hey, you forget the toast!”
Task3: Memory-Improving Techniques
Kes: 1A 2.C3. D 4.B 5.D
IV. Speaking Out
To remember the items to buy sat the grocery store such as carrots, eggs, bananas, and milk Images that you may help:
1.a giant carrot and a banana hanging from it
2. a giant milk carton pouring milk over the carrot and banana