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Unit 8

In the news

Functions and exponents Responding to news

PART 1

Exponent Function

PART 2

Listen to the following conversation. Are they giving bad or good news? Why?

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How do you usually give good/bad news?


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Listen again and write the exponents the speakers use to respond to news

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PART 3

Do you know any other exponents you can use to respond to GOOD/BAD news? In groups, brainstorme possible
exponents.

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What can we use to understand if an exponent is positive/negative? Can we use exponents in the same contexts?

Part 4
EXPONENT INTONATION (bad / good) REGISTER

V.F= VERY FORMAL F= FORMAL N.S.F= NOT SO FORMAL N.F= NO FORMAL

PART 5

PART 6