1、Chinese people, especially married adult men don’t like to be given ______________hats.
2、English is the international language, especially when it comes to _________________.
3、There is no doubt that fewer than ______________ Chinese are proficient English speakers.
4、In the video, Michael says, many Chinese do know more than one language. They might know ___________.
C、a local dialect
D、all of the above
5、After watching each unit of Learning Tips for Spoken English, you’re given some questions to answer, the purpose is not to ___________.
A、test your comprehension on the one hand
B、stimulate your critical thinking
C、develop your problem-solving skills on the other
D、make you know more teachers
6、Needless to say, speaking English in a (n) ___________ way is more useful and practical than the formal one.
7、Put briefly, our college students can learn _____________from this course.
A、the strategies about how to drive a car when studying in the university
B、how to film a video
C、the common forms of American dialects
D、English slang words, idiomatic expressions, verbal phrases
8、You’ll also learn the methods of ______ in order to gain confidence through public speaking.
A、how to conduct prepared and impromptu speeches
B、how to sing a song
C、how to write a poem in English
D、how to read newspapers in English
9、The big challenges that you are bound to encounter can be divided into three categories, they are __________________.
A、the psychological barriers
B、the linguistic barriers
D、all of the above
10、Before Edward came to China, he learned as much Chinese as he could, because he had several reasons except for one fact, he was not to learn how _____________
A、to know the numbers
B、to read Chinese words
C、to be able to tell a Taxi driver where to go
D、to be able to order food
11、Nowadays, less than 5% of Chinese English learners possess barrier-free communication skills in English.
12、When our students learn English in a college or university, their English level is normally not judged by their examination results.
13、Thai people don’t like you to touch their kids’ heads, because they fully believe that there is a link between the sky and their kids’ heads.
14、When you try to become fluent in English, you are destined not to encounter any difficulties even if English is not our mother tongue.
15、It’s George Washington’s saying: “Wars are fought with weapons, but they are won by men.”
16、According to the course, although psychological barriers are ________, they can be just as impenetrable as more obvious barriers, such as language differences.
17、Truly speaking, even if English learners have memorized thousands of words and dozens of grammar rules, they can still ________upon a mysterious invisible block.
18、It is often said that “The past often ________ into perceptions about the future.”
19、In those days, they were fully prepared for the college entrance examination instead of being ________with practical skills, like communicating effectively in English.
20、When they were high school students, they were requested to memorize new words, study English grammar, read passages and write essays day by day for not being armed with practical skills.
21、No one can deny that once our college students are requested to do their unfamiliar thing: speaking more in English, especially with native English speakers, they feel shy and uncomfortable.
22、In Dr. Pan’s opinion, lack of a good studying habit and an effective learning method has also caused our students’ unhappiness._
23、To be sure, if you’re able to realize that you have this fear of speaking English, you’re already halfway through the difficulty.
24、Today, this course is going to discuss how to __________ break through students’ psychological barriers in English speaking.
25、One of the most urgent things that educators are supposed to do is to stimulate students’ ____________ incentive, along with the external incentive that they can implement in their own educational settings.
26、In short, breaking through the psychological barriers truly _______our certain efforts.
27、Generally put, keep your _______opened, do well now, even though you really don’t know why, go for it, and the doors will open.
28、It’s unnecessary for the teachers to understanding why the college students are learning a foreign language.
29、Teachers also need to reflect what a kind of teaching style should they implement in classroom and what additional elements should they exert to the current teaching method.
30、The only reason why college students can’t speak English fluently is that they are truly short of real English environment since Chinese is our mother tongue, and English is our foreign tongue.
31、If students only want to pass their tests and don’t care about their future language learning, then they might not speak English fluently.
32、The second step to reduce students’ psychological barriers, according to the course, is to have a better understanding of students’ different needs.
33、It is no exaggeration to say that, to any non-native English speakers, speaking any foreign language can be easily ___________.
34、There’s a widespread saying in English, it’s called “_______it till you make it”
35、Because you are actually doing it, you are sooner or later turning ______into reality.
36、Certain kinds of practice can be very helpful for ______your English speaking confidence
37、Karl Marx once said “When people are learning a foreign language，they should not ______everything into their own language.
38、Having a native English speaker’s accent or having a talk with people abroad, the former opinion is more important to Dr. Pan.
39、In the mind of most Chinese colleges students, it’s a face-losing matter if they don’t speak English like Americans or British people.
40、If you have a slight Chinese accent, it dose not matter. The most important thing is that you’re speaking clearly.
1、Simply put, when we want to farewell with others, we’re taught in school to say “__________” in a formal way.
B、how’s it going
D、Love you more than I can say
2、How should we respond when the American bus driver says “hey, what’s up” to us?
B、Say “Hi” to him/her
D、Say “Goodbye” to him or her
3、ODO is adding a slew of words that only recently came into general usage, many have been driven by fast-moving trends in____________________.
A、Technology and culture
4、ODO has named the “2015 Word of the Year”, and the winner is an emoji, which is called the______________.
A、“Face with tears of sadness”
B、“Face with tears of joy”
C、“Face with tears of bitterness”
D、“Face with tears of fun”
5、A gesture is a characteristic of ______ communication in which visible body actions communicate particular message.
6、Which of the following are not the common gestures that are used among our college students today?
7、More to the point, you should know not only the literal meaning but also the ______meaning
8、In our daily life, which of following term means ”Mianwu biaoqing”?
A、Wear the pants
C、A Poker face
9、To tell you the truth, this might make some married men feel uncomfortable, because they are no longer the______ of the family.
C、the birds and bee
10、It is obvious that ________language (s) have/has their/its own collocation of wise sayings.
C、nearly all the
11、They indeed offer us advice about how to live a better life, and also transfer some underlying ideas, principles and values of a given culture or society. Theses sayings are called _____
12、We all know that _______are often used as short expressions to describe how someone feels about a situation.
13、Collocations are a group of ____ or even more words that usually go together. They’re often used as short expressions to describe how someone feels about a situation.
14、As a matter of fact, we would use a family tree to _________ the relationship among our family members.
15、According to Wikipedia, the term “Phrasal Verb” is commonly applied to two or three distinct but related __________ in English.
A、get round to
16、According to Wikipedia, the term “Phrasal Verb” is commonly applied to _____or ____ distinct but related constructions in English.
A、1 , 2
B、2 , 3
C、3 , 4
D、1 , 3
17、Truly speaking, some name phrases are so closely related to the Bible, a collection of texts ___________ in Judaism and Christianity.
18、In America when kids want to go to the bathroom, teachers would ask them to do ___________or __________.
19、Nowadays, without any doubt, there are tens of thousands of courses ____________on the Web for our college students to study.
20、If our college students are eager to improve their spoken English, they are truly supposed to ___________the finest MOOCs from a variety of providers.
21、The reason why Dr. Pan’s female student is so crazy about the MOOCs is because she can watch the foreign lectures with the English-Chinese ___________.
22、The key to studying English well is to make English-learning matters fun and enjoyable through the right tools and______________.
23、Truly speaking, being human beings, our relationship with songs and music is deeply and hugely ____________.
24、Not surprisingly, music is a (n) __________habit, and our college students can take themselves wherever they go and they can listen to them over and over again.
25、To tell you the truth, we’ll be focusing on how to use daily-used ____________in English expressions.
26、The term “Hit someone below the belt” means that_________
A、actually hit someone
B、hurt someone’s heart
C、make somebody angry
D、loose one’s belt
27、Nowadays, many college students in China have wondered: How can we move from _________ to advanced levels in English speaking?
28、It’s more correct to say that ___________is a religious occasion.
A、The Spring Festival
D、The National Day
29、In Michael’s perspective, you’d better express your creative ideas in the way that is clearly and ______________delivered.
30、We should keep in mind that the introduction should contain _____to_____ percent of the whole speech.
31、According to the video, a prepared speech requires the speaker all the following except?
A、to carefully plan it in advance
B、to rehearse to ensure it could flow well
C、to take just the right amount of time to deliver
D、to use profound English
32、Dr. Pan in the video explains, “In my own teaching, I’ve already _________ my students to watch their tapes after class.”
33、The useful phrases for this part, namely, how to use personal experiences or her issues or viewpoints, don’t include_____________.
A、Today, I’ll tell you a story...
B、I was one of the candidates...
C、If I were one of those...
D、The topic of today’s presentation is...
34、In the video, who has not been mentioned as a good example for a successful speech?
A、Martin Luther King
35、As Henry Hartman says in this unit, “Success always comes when preparation meets _____________.”
36、As an old Chinese saying goes, “One minute’s brilliance on the stage takes a _______ ten years’ practice beyond that.”
37、If you want to become an effective impromptu speaker, you need to_________ your energies and efforts in your speaking bank.
38、You need to invest your energies and efforts in your “Speaking bank”, such as____________.
D、all of the above
39、So much so in fact, all the following topics are discussed among three instructors in this unit except for ______________.
40、According to the instructors in this unit, what is the proper length for making an impromptu speech?
1、For the __________ step when I assisted the consul at the Consulate, one incredible thing truly surprised me.
2、All of the applicants who were able to speak English fluently would easily get the F1 visa at the Visa Section.
3、According to the video, how can we overcome the cultural barriers?
A、By understanding different ways of expressions
B、By understanding communicative habits, cultural differences
C、By understanding manners and customs
D、All of the above
4、Why did Michael, the consular, refuse some applicants who could speak English fluently?
A、Because they didn’t answer his questions directly
B、Because they come to the point immediately.
C、Because they still tried to learn English.
D、Because they were barely able to express themselves.
5、According to the video, why do many Chinese students prefer to use big fancy long words?
A、They really have the foundation of linguistic skills.
B、They are expected to do that.
C、They really try to impress the readers.
D、They are getting straight to the point.
6、In this unit, we’re going to ____________ the differences of Sino-Western food culture.
7、Edward enjoys eating at Chinese restaurants in Hangzhou because some Chinese people will compliment him that he is good at eating with chopsticks.
8、Why did Dr. Pan just taste a little bit of baked meat and the broth when he was at Dr. Hyle’s home?
A、Because he didn’t like them.
B、Because he was nearly full.
C、Because he drank too much milk.
D、Because he wanted to have pizzas and hamburgers.
9、What are the features of Chinese food and other Asian food, too?
A、People tend to have very small dishes.
B、Dishes are put in the middle of a table.
C、Usually everything comes at once.
D、All of the above.
10、Take Chinese dinner for example, all the followings can be used as the starter or appetizer except for ___________.
A、some pickled vegetables
11、In Chinese higher education, within so many years of rote _________, most students are taught to simply take what is said.
12、The “SAT” will determine what a kind of college or university the high school graduates are going to, no matter how many grades you have got in school.
13、Successful applicants from high schools in America are on the basis of _________.
A、Their high school records and their scores on SATs or the “Scholastic Aptitude Tests”
B、Recommendations from their teachers
C、Good impressions they make during interviews at some universities
D、All of the above
14、What does Chinese type of sitting truly encourage?
15、What are the basic skills for foreign teachers to possess according to the video?
C、"One-in-One” coaching and counseling.
D、All of the above.
16、It can be easily proved that people between East and West also have their ______ compliments.
17、It is certain that the way people communicate is the way they live.
18、If we want to successfully express ourselves in English, we need ___________.
A、to move closer to Westerners’ thoughts
B、to express our thoughts in our own tradition
C、to talk to foreigners in class
D、to ask how they feel
19、What is the most common greeting usage in American culture?
A、How do you do?
B、Are you OK
C、How are you doing?
D、Nice day, isn’t it?
20、It’s more correct to say that Americans would be very cautious of giving a compliment about someone’s __________.