Welcome to Unit 4: Speaking of Gender


Main Activity (1) - Reading and Writing

A) Read the following 2 small parts taken from two books, and then do the activities below
B) "The problem of miscommunication between men and women seems to be a universal or global one". In 3 to 5 sentences state whether you agree or disagree with the statement above and why? Please post your answers to your group-blog
C) Compare the ideas of the two writers with the main idea of paragraph 9 in Reading 1: "Different Ways of Talking"
D) Use MS Word to create a table to write your answer to Question (C). Print out your answer to submit to your class teacher (me :).

Activity (2)

A) Grammar (Comparative and Superlatives)

Go to http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/courses/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/regcom.htm to do the grammar exercise on Comparative and Superlatives.

B) Listen to the song of Daisy at http://www.manythings.org/songs/ck-daisy.html
C) Reading: Read the following story, "Why I Want A Wife", and then, provide your feedback on your group-blog

Activity (4) - Just for FUN (Why I Want A Husband"!

Listen to the story of Liza and how she started her "Project Husband", then say what you think?