Sept.10
1). Workbook (WB) 1.1 ex..1-4
Coursebook (CB) 1.1 ex.3a, Check your answers using ex.3b and learn to say the adjectives http://miptnjupfirstyearstudents.wikispaces.com/Audios+1+semester
ex. 3c
2) http://moodle.phystech.edu/course/view.php?id=71
Unit 1. Personality. Active vocabulary and exercises.
Active vocabulary Unit 1 list (word document to be downloaded). Unit 1.1 N 1-31+personality adjectives tableacti
a) Study the words and the table with adjectives and find (WWW) or think of examples with words and expressions №25-31. Ex.1.1 Voc.N25-31(including translation from Russian into English)
b) Vocabulary game 1.1.
part 1 http://moodle.phystech.edu/mod/hotpot/attempt.php?id=4044
part 2 http://moodle.phystech.edu/mod/hotpot/attempt.php?id=4045
c) Personality adjectives exercise
http://moodle.phystech.edu/mod/hotpot/attempt.php?id=3390


Sept.13
1) Write a paragraph about your personality type: extrovert, introvert or smth in between (ambivert), supply facts and definitions from the text about Carl Jung to illustrate the points you make.
2) Study Active vocabulary 1.1 NN32-36. Finish vocabulary ex 1.1 (Active expressions N 32-36. Ex.1:Translate from Russian into English)
3) Do translation 1.1.
4) Do interactive ex. vocab 1.1NN25-31 (once again to check your knowledge of active vocab 1.1 NN 25-31)
5) Watch the video The power of introverts (the full script in English is available on the site) and do the tasks below:
1. Find more adjectives, characterizing extroverts and introverts. Add them to your vocab list. E.g.: Extroverts: rowdy, outgoing...Introverts: mellow, antisocial...
2. What bias concerning introverts does Western society have? Why is it the case?
3. What is the power of introverts?
4. What recommendations does Susan give to both introverts and extroverts so that our world could become a better place?


Sept.17

1. Watch the __**video**__ and answer the questions below.
1. Which differences are described in the Myers-Briggs test?
2. What do you understand about yourself better through the test?
3. What are four facets the test is based on?
4. What is the first facet about?
5. How extroverts are different from introverts?
6. Which activities do you find more energizing?
7. What is the second facet about?
8. What is the difference between sensors and intuitives?
9. How do you take in information?
10. What is the third facet about?
11. What is the difference between thinkers and feelers?
12. Which type of information do you trust most: objective and logical or values-based and personal?
13. What is the fourth facet about?
14. What is the difference between judgers and perceivers?
15. How do you prefer to organize your life?
16. Which is your personality code/type?
(To measure your personality more accurately do Yung topology test)
Follow the**link** to learn more about this personality type. Find out if there are a lot of people in the world with the same personality type and what famous people have/had the same personality code.
2. CB p.134 G1, G2., p.135 task G1. P.8 task 7a. Subject-object questions ex.
WB р. 5-6. After doing activities 1-6 answer the question: How does one determine\tell the personality type from a person’s signature?
3. Study Active vocab 1.2. Do translation ex. 1.2.
4. Writing 1.2.: Write 10 questions to interview a renowned scientist, using active vocab 1.1 и 1.2 (underline all active expressions).


Sept. 24
1) Grammar: a) study state verbs (normally not used progressively) and their dynamic meanings/counterparts and practice their correct usage following the links below: states of being, sensory states, mental states,possession states, emotion states, measurement states
b) WB: ex.2-5. Describe the syndrome discussed in the article. Do you think that the same proportion of people in Russia suffer from it?

2) WB: р. 9, ex. 1-2. В упр.1 distribute the phrases between 4 categories: agreeing, disagreeing, giving an opinion, making suggestions. Learn to read the dialogue. What patterns are used with I suggest…; how about…; what about…?

3) Class translation to do for those who missed Sept.20 class (Friday) or to finish for the students who din't finish it during the lesson. Those who received their corrected works by mail, please, remember to bring your corrections to the next class.

4) Start reading the story For Esme with love and squalor_with voc. & exercises.doc. Begin making your individual vocabulary list (new words and words and phrases you find useful and want to remember). You can listen to the recording of the first part of the story