UNIT 2 第二单元教案
来源：口译-学院精品课程作者：Jay J Yang
Memoria Technica (II)
Unit Objective (单元目标)
After reading this unit you should
☆ understand the process of memorization.
☆ master the “Memoria Technica”.
1. Two students are requested to sit at the Interpreting Desk or Booth, acting as interpretors of the class. Their performance is evaluated and graded by instructor.
2.One or Two students are asked to present a piece of news or a weather forecast of the week.
Theory of Interpretation II (口译理论二)
Memoria T echnica (记忆法)
Listen to the following sentences, and try to catch the key words and details, then repeat as accurately as possible:
A. Two sentences repeating::
Sentences from Textbook Unit One as a part of review:
1.20 years ago, almost to the day, President Ronald Reagan spoke at this
university and expressed the essence of economic and political freedom.
https://www.sodocs.net/doc/2c763138.html,pared to President N ixon’s, or even President reagon’s day, many
Chinese citizens are now freer to make their own ways of life ---- to choose carers, to aquire property, and to travel.
3.China’s economic success has also come about through far greater
integration into the world economy. In the last decades, your country has
emerged as major exporter of all kinds of manufactured goods, from heavy machinery, to computers, to toys.
Sentences prepared by instructor:
4.The European colonists first sailed west to America and founded their first
settlements on the Atlantic Coast.
5.The United States became the World’s first modern democracy after its
break with Great Britain in 1776 and the adoption of a constitution in 1789.
6.Congress is the legislative branch of the Union. It consists of two houses:
the House of representatives and the Senate. according the constitution, the
two houses are of equal importance and check each other.
7.The US has the most technologically powerful, diverse, advanced and
largest economy in the world, with a per capita GDP of $33,900.
8.Lishui College is co-administrated by the Provincial Education
Commission and the city government.
9.China’s institutions of higher learning are classified as comprehensive
universities, science and engineering universities and specialized institutes.
10.At present, Chinese educational system can be divided into four stages.
Preschool education refers to the period of going to nurseries and
kindergartens. School age begins at 6. Primary education lasts for 6 years, so does the secondary education. It takes 4 years for students to finish tertiary
11.In kindergartens, children are mainly taught some basic morals, such as
honesty, courage, discipline, cooperation and good manners, and basic knowledge of simple arithmetic, drawing, singing and dancing.
12.Lishui 2nd Middle School is a key school of the province. The major courses
students take are Chinese, Mathematics, English, Politics, History, Geography, Biology, physics, Chemistry, physical Culture, Music and Fine Arts.
13.The former Lishui TeacherCollege was founded in 1978. It was upgraded
into the LishuiUniversity last year. There are now about 8000 students of undergraduates. Most of them are residential.
14.Universities have been undergoing some educational reforms in recent years.
An obvious method is to adopt credit system, which allows students to graduate ahead of schedule when they complete the regulated credits.
15.Starting from a few years ago,, students have to pay for their schooling in the
form of tuition fee. In order to encourage students to study hard, Universities
grants scholarship at different levels with a total coverage of 70%.
B. Retelling an article:
On behalf of Oxford University , I would like to thank you for all you have done for us. Ever since we arrived, we have been enjoying nothing but the warmest friendship and hospitality. Y ou have opened your hearts as well as your homes to us. While our stay has been very short, we feel that it has been very rewarding, not only professionally, but in making new friends and broadening the channels of contact.
I would like to conclude with the hope that all of you will have a chance to come to the United States very soon, not only to continue our common pursuits of professional interest, but to partake out hospitality as well.
Finally allow me to propose a toast to the health and happiness of all the ladies and gentlemen present here.
Cultural Salon or Seminar (文化沙龙或研讨会)
In the last 20 minutes will be a cultural salon or seminar. Two or three students who have been asked to prepare a speech in advance on a given topic. Students will do the oral interpretation.
Topic: My Hometown
Homework Assignments (课后作业)
Work on Exercise 1-2 in Unit 2 of the Textbook: Text 1.1, Text 2.1
Task: Listen to the article and then start repeating at the end of each segment.
Feedback and Comments (反馈与评论)
Aims of this Unit:
The candidate has met the standard, knowledge and skill requirements. Candidate:________ Date: _________
Assessor: _________ Date: __________