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emotion-involved texts to create an interactive context
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Cold case sparks China petition rush

Cold case sparks China petition rush | The World View of China | Scoop.it
A 19-year-old poisoning case sparks a rush of interest in the US White House petitions site from Chinese internet users.
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Liu Xiang falls on London Olympic debut

Liu Xiang falls on London Olympic debut | The World View of China | Scoop.it
Liu Xiang fell at the first hurdle in the 110m hurdles heat on Tuesday, missing the chance to reclaim his gold glory and probably ending his Olympic career.
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China mourns Liu's Olympic exit

China mourns Liu's Olympic exit | The World View of China | Scoop.it

China mourns the Olympic exit of Liu Xiang from the men's 110m hurdles heats, with media and netizens rallying behind the athlete.

 

Advantanges of well-known emotion-invovled news to be used as reading materials: students understand the general idea of the article therefore clear the hurdles of unknown vocaburlies. In return, they can come across the text to learn vocab, such as vocab guessing,

 

1. learn synonym and antonym of abstract emotion-expressing vocabs. ps:  news is a good resource to learn synonym because it reports the same voice from different sources. Inevtiabely use synonyms. 

 

2. can learn the emotion-expressing vocab in cotinuum related to emotion strength. 

 

3. decrease of the difficulty level of vocab

 

 

 

 

 

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The 20-Year-Old Crime That's Blowing Up on Chinese Social Media

The 20-Year-Old Crime That's Blowing Up on Chinese Social Media | The World View of China | Scoop.it
The crime that Chinese social media just won't forget.
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Well. Keep calm first.

 

From the perspective of vocabulary accumulation, this kind of debatable reading naturally raises their motivation becuase they are keen to figure out the content, thus saving our students from form-grabbing process to function-oriented life-related language exposure. 

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Magazine says sorry to swimmer over doping article|People|chinadaily.com.cn

Magazine says sorry to swimmer over doping article|People|chinadaily.com.cn | The World View of China | Scoop.it
The prestigious scientific journal, Nature, has apologized to Ye Shiwen, the Chinese Olympic double gold medalist in swimming.
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