Tips & Tricks

3A Born to Lose, page 26


What are Euphemisms?

How did the Greeks use the word Euphemism?

WHY TALK ABOUT EUPHEMISMS?

In today’s class, we will talk about positive & negative connotations

negative VS positive connotation

I want to be deferential of the supreme court! I know they have a role to play.

I am afraid of the supreme court judges. They can ruin my career as a lawyer at any moment.

Euphemisms

A bit of a handful on YouGlish to see how it is used in context!

I HOPE YOU HAVE BEEN USING YOUGLISH.

BY THE WAY, THAT IS KIND OF A EUPHEMISM. I MEAN SOMETHING HARSHER IF YOU HAVE BEEN MY STUDENT LONG ENOUGH TO KNOW ABOUT YOUGLISH AND HAVE NOT USED IT ON YOUR OWN YET!

OK, BOOK TIME!

PAGE 26 SB READING

TIP:

SCAN THE PAGE. DO NOT START THE READING STRAIGHT AWAY.

Remember to pronounce foreign names with confidence!

SPEAKING

PATTERNS WITH ´IT´, PAGE 28

NOTE:

An individual who suffers from imposter syndrome doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a “fraud”.

LISTENING CD1 TRACK16

WORK IN GROUPS

WHAT ARE SOME POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ADJECTIVES TO DESCRIBE THESE CARTOONS?

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DISCUSS THESE QUESTIONS WITH YOUR CLASS

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