Unit 5: Exercises
Exercise One - Vocabulary Translation
- witnessed a record
- nearly half of all thefts
- underlying issue
- slow to tackle the problem
Companies slow to tackle U.S. mobile phone (thefts)
휴대폰 (절도) 범죄 증가, 손 놓고 있는 기업들
U.S. authorities said mobile carriers and phone (manufacturers) should do more to (resolve) the rapidly growing smartphone thefts.
미국 내 스마트폰 절도 범죄가 증가하고 있지만 이에 대한 통신사와 (제조사들)의 (대응)은 부실한 것으로 알려져 논란이 되고 있다.
In 2012, Washington D.C. alone (witnessed a record) 1,829 smartphone robberies and (nearly half of all thefts) in San Francisco involved mobile devices, according to the U.S. police.
지난해 워싱턴 DC에서만 1,829건의 핸드폰 절도 (사건이 발생했고), 샌프란시스코에서는 핸드폰 절도가 (전체 절도 범죄 건수의 반)을 차지했다.
The (underlying issue) is that wireless carriers and smartphone producers are (slow to tackle the problem).
그러나 (더 큰 문제)는 이동통신사와 스마트폰 제조사들은 사실상 이에 대해 (손을 놓고 있다는 사실이다).
Exercise Two - Grammar Translation
Case one: Fill-in-the-blank method
Level: A1 (Elementary)~ A2 (Pre-Intermediate)
Direction: Refer to the translation, please fill in the blank.
- English: Jane is _____ playing on the computer.
- Korean: 제인은 계속해서 컴퓨터를 하고 있다.
Case two: Reading comprehension method
Direction: Translate the English sentences into Korean (L1).
1. I rarely get up late on weekends.
2. I am sometimes late for class.
3. I hardly ever go running on Sunday mornings.
4. I often take a bath in the morning.
Exercise Three - Sentence Translation
STEP 1- Practice L1
Direction: Write one-day diary or choose one from your diary in your first language (L1).
It should be included at least five tenses from the below:
simple present, simple future, present continuous, continuous future, past continuous,present perfect simple,
present perfect future, present perfect continuous, past perfect simple, past perfect continuous, or the future
STEP 2 - Practice L2 Direction: Translate your diary into English (L2).
STEP 3 – Peer Assessment: Have your peer assessment in the section of STEP 2.
STEP 4 – Teacher Assessment: Have your teacher assessment in the section of STEP 2.
STEP 5 - Practice Revising/Edit Direction: Refer to the comments and feedback from Step 3 and 4, revise/edit your diary.
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