Unit 5, grade 12: Cultural Identity – Looking Back
1.1. Task 1 Unit 5 grade 12
Underline the sounds that can be affected by assimilation. (Underline sounds that can be affected by assimilation.)
Guide to answer
first. We took a lot of pictures of the Grand Canyon and the Goldewoodate Bridge during our trip to the US. (We took many pictures of the Grand Canyon and the Golden Gate Bridge during our trip to America.)
2. In her dreamsshop, Alishowed us traditional dresses and some nishoes. (In her costume shop, Alice shows us traditional dresses and some nice shoes.)
3. Where’syour credittcard, Tom? (Where’s your credit card, Tom?)
4. Indiancuisine hahadgAined popularity in Canada before Indian immigrants settled there. (Indian cuisine became popular in Canada before Indian immigrants settled there.)
5. People living in a foreigncountry don’t want to be treated as secondcclass citizens. (People living abroad don’t want to be seen as second-class citizens.)
1.2. Task 2 Unit 5 Grade 12
Listen and repeat the sentences in 1. (Listen and repeat the sentences in part 1)
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Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words or phrases in the box. (Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word or phrase in the box.)
Guide to answer
2. cultural identity
3. cultural practices
4. national pride
6. national costume
1. Festivals help people keep traditions and strengthen community spirit.
2. I think the most important feature of a country’s cultural identity is language.
3. Many cultural practices in India are related to the natural environment.
4. Villagers show their national pride by playing traditional gongs and drums.
5. During the war, many countries expressed their solidarity with the Vietnamese people.
6. In Vietnam, during the wedding ceremony, the bride usually wears ao dai, a kind of national costume, and then she changes to a Western-style wedding dress to receive guests.
3.1. Task 1 Unit 5 grade 12
Read the exchanges. Put the verbs in brackets in the present perfect or present perfect continuous. Use the passive voice if necessary. (Read the exchange. Put the verbs in brackets in the present perfect or present perfect continuous. Use the passive voice if necessary.)
Guide to answer
first. Lian: Did Vietnamese men wear the ao dai in the past?
Ha: Yes. But nowadays men only wear it on special occasions. The long way has become (become) a symbol of the Vietnamese feminine beauty, and many fashion designers have continued (continue) to create new designs for it.
Lian: I see. By the way, I heard that there will be an Ao dai Grand Fashion Show at Hue Festival next month.
Ha: Yes. My sister, who is a fashion designer, has been working (work) day and night to prepare for the show.
2. Needle: Tony, do Englishmen wear kilts?
Tony: Not really. Scottish men wear kilts, as a way to express their cultural identity.
Needle: But I have never seen (never, see) you in a kill. You’re from Scotland, aren’t you?
Tony: Yes, I am. I have a kill, and I have worn (wear) it five times this year, but I only wear it on special occasions.
Needle: You should wear it more often. You know, the Scottish kilt has even become (even, become) a required uniform for Scotland’s national football team’s fans.
1. Lian: Do Vietnamese men wear Ao Dai in the old days?
Ha: Yes. But nowadays men only wear it on special occasions. The Ao Dai has become a symbol of Vietnamese feminine beauty, and many fashion designers still create new designs for it.
Lian: I got it. By the way, I heard that there will be an Ao Dai show at Hue Festival next month.
Ha: Correct. My sister, who is a fashion designer, works day and night to prepare for the show.
2. Needle: Tony, do the British wear kilts?
Tony: Not really. Scottish men wear kilt skirts, as a way of expressing their cultural identity.
Needle: But I’ve never seen you wearing a kilt. You’re from Scotland, aren’t you?
Tony: Yes, that’s right. I have a kilt, and I’ve worn it five times this year, but I only wear it on special occasions.
Needle: You should wear it more often. You know, even the Scottish kilt has become a must-have for fans of the Scottish national football team.
3.2. Task 2 Unit 5 Grade 12
Read the situation and complete Andy’s statements about himself, using repeated comparatives. (Read the situation and complete Andy’s statements about myself, using comparative over repetition.)
Guide to answer
2. lower and lower
3. more and more difficult
4. more and more complicated
5. more and more
6. less and less
1. My English tests are struggling ______.
Example: My English tests are becoming more and more difficult.
2. As a result, I get lower and lower test scores.
3. It became more and more difficult for me to keep up with the other students in my class.
4. It seems that textbooks are getting more and more complicated.
5. Now I have to spend more and more time reviewing the lessons every day.
6. Therefore, I have more and more time for leisure.
4. Practice Task 1
Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word that from the other three in the position of the primary stress in each of the following questions.
Question 1: A. different B. important C. essential D. negation
Question 2: A. popular B. dangerous C. environment D. applicant
5. Practice Task 2
Put the verb into the more suitable form, present perfect simple or present perfect continuous.
Question 1: Where have you been? Have you been playing (you/play) tennis?
Question 2: Look! ….. (somebody/ break) that window.
Question 3: You look tired ….. (you/ work) hard?
Question 4: “…… (you/ ever/ work) in a factory?” “No, never.”
Question 5: “Liz is away on holiday.” “Is she? Where ….. (she/go).
At the end of the new Unit 5 English Grade 12 lesson – Looking Back, students need to remember:
– Assimilation in pronunciation
– Vocabulary related to the topic “Cultural identity”
+ Present perfect (present perfect) expresses an action that happened at an unspecified time in the past or an action that started in the past and is still continuing in the present and can continue into the future. future.
Structure: S + have/ has + V3/V-ed
Ex: I have watched “Iron Lady” several times. (I’ve watched “Iron Lady” a few times.)
+ Present perfect continuous (present perfect continuous) emphasizes the continuity of an action.
Structure: S + have/ has + been + V-ing
Ex: I have been waiting for her for an hour. (I’ve been waiting for her for 1 hour.)
+ Repeated comparatives (Comparison rather than repetition) talk about who/something increasingly how.
Short adj: S + V + adj + er + and + adj + er
Long adj: S + V + more and more + adj
Ex: His daughter becomes more and more intelligent. (His daughter is becoming more and more intelligent)