World Link : World Link UNIT 4 TODAY’S TRENDS Slide 2: Contents:
Topic: Modern Trends and fashions
Vocabulary: Family statistics; style and fashion.
Grammar: Quantity expressions; giving advice with could, should, ought to and had better.
Functions: Disagreeing. Slide 3: Lesson A
Modern Family trends Vocabulary Link 15 % 70 % 100%
a majority of : more than half, but not all.
doubled / tripled / quadrupled
Twice / three times
One fifth 1/5
One half ½
Two thirds 2/3 Slide 4: Language Link. Quantity Expressions
They are used to talk about amounts. All of
A lot of
A couple of
None of my friends follow trends.
my homework is finished. All of these quantity expressions, except * a couple of, can be used with
both count and noncount nouns. Slide 5: 4 times quadrupled two thirds A majority of Slide 6: x x x x x x x x x x Slide 8: All A couple None Most All Some A lot Most Slide 10: Lesson B
In Style Follow: to go after something, to chase
Individual : personal, different from others, single, separate
Innovative : creative, new
Look (n): one's general appearance, esp. a good one
Makeover: an update in style, a renovation or renewal
Old-fashioned : no longer in common use, out-of-date
Outstanding: excellent, extraordinary
Stylish : fashionable, attractive
Tailor made : custom-made, cut and finished by a tailor to fit perfectly Slide 11: Language link:
Giving advice with could, should, ought to, and had better. Use should or ought to to give advice:
You should get a makeover.
ought to Use could or might to make a suggestion. They are weaker than
should or ought to. Do not use the negative form of could or might
to make a suggestion You could wear your new dress to the party. Slide 12: Use had better (not) to give strong advice. It sometimes sounds like a
warming: You had better wear a suit. It’s a formal occasion. You couldn’t wear your new dress to the party. You might not wear your new dress to the party. These are not
suggestions Slide 13: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Slide 14: my brother casual New York Hong Kong Classic store in neighborhood mother Slide 15: doesn’t pay week 6 “No way” Slide 16: could should had better had better not could shouldn’t ought to had better could had better not