三、概括大意练习
  下面的一篇短文共分五段,每段说明一个主题。其主题可以用一个或几个单词表示出来。该单词或词组是不完整的,即有一个词是空出来的,但其第一个(或前几个)字母已经给出,请将蓁的字母补全,使之成为一个完整的单词。
  Conversation
  1. A Famous Ma_______ of the Art.
   The ancient Greeks were very good at making conversations, and the greatest talker of them all was philosopher Socrates. His pupil Plato,rded some of his supposed conversations, and we read them in ’The Dialogues’ of Plato. In many classrooms today, Socrates’ method of teaching is used.
  2. What makes a Good T_________
   The best talkers appear to have had a great interest in and love for their fellow creatures; a curiosity about the world in general; some powers of observation and tolerance for those of others; and quick thinking. and they talked for the fun of it, not to show off their knowledge.
  3. One Important Fa______ in Conversation
   A good voice must have the help of good speech, whose two assistants are clear enunciation and correct pronunciation. Poor enunciation may suggest to your listeners that you lack consideration, and that you are not especially concerned about their opinion of you.
  4. Talk with St__________.
   Think of meeting a stranger as a chance to have a good time to talk, to make a friend. Look with a smile directly into the other’s eyes when you are introduced, and shake hands with a firm, friendly clasp. This will give you confidence. Then try to have a smooth and pleasant conversation with him.
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  1 Master  2 Talker   3 Factor  4 Strangers
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