You’re supposed to shake hands.
Read and answer.
Where are they from? Is it important to be on time in their countries?
3a Read again and fill in the
chart. Attitude about Being on time Colombia be relaxed about time Switzerland be very important
Visiting a drop by their call them friend’s house friend’s homes first Making plans don’t have with friends to make plan make plans
Role play a conversation between Teresa and Marc. Talk about the different attitudes in Colombia and Switzerland.
A: What kinds of rules do they have in Colombia? B: Well, they have pretty relaxed rules. A: Like what? B: Well, it’s OK if you’re not on time.
A new student from England is going to take classes at your school. Role play a conversation. A: Can you tell me the things I’m supposed to do? B: The first thing is to greet the teacher. A: Okay. What should say? B: …
If your friend introduces his or her pen pal from a foreign country to you, do you know how to greet him or her?
What are you supposed to do, when you ▼ greet teachers ▼ do homework ▼ phone someone ▼ visit someone’s place ▼ make plans with friends ▼ are on time ▼ give gifts
Different Cultures in Different Countries
Greeting your teacher in China to stand straight and say “ Hello!” to get off your bike not to take your hat off
Greeting your teacher in a western country to smile and say “Good morning” or “Good afternoon”
at a Chinese dinner party
to talk to people sitting beside you to smile to eat with chopsticks to stand up when others make a toast to say you are full if you don’t want any more food not to keep your hand under the table
at a western dinner party
to eat with knives and forks. to be lively and smile not to shout or laugh loudly at the table. not to smoke cigarettes during the dinner.
We often just drop by our friends’ homes. 【经典习题】 (1) 根据汉语提示，完成句子： I dropped___ (顺便拜访) my best friend’s ______ by home during my stay in Qingdao last month. (2)选词填空： Lisa dropped in ___ (by / on / at) my place at on her way home.
【要点点拨】 drop by意思是“顺便（或偶然）拜访”， 后面常接表示地点的名词。drop in也可表 示“顺便拜访”，如果后接人时，用介词 on，接地点时，用介词 at。 【拓展延伸】 drop 还有下面用法： (1) 使……落下。如： I dropped my book on the floor.
(2) 同fall 同义，意为“落下、倒下”。
如： I saw a pen drop from the desk. (3) 同give up同义，意为“放弃”。 如： －I thought you had dropped English. －No. It has been useful in my work.
Often we just walk around the town center, seeing as many of our friends as we can. 【经典习题】改错：（只有一处错误，指 出并改正） We lie on the beach, look up into the blue sky. _____________ look→looking 【要点点拨】V-ing形式短语可作伴随状语， 指谓语动词表示的动作发生时，另一个伴 随动作同时发生。如： Talking and laughing, the children walked one by one into the classroom.