1. Discuss the following questions (Thảo luận những câu hỏi sau)
- Who do you think benefits from volunteer work? (Bạn nghĩ ai có được lợi ích từ công việc tình nguyện?) – Both the people in need and the helper.
- How do people benefit from volunteer work? (Làm sao người ta có lợi ích từ công việc tình nguyện?) – The helpers enjoy it and they feel happy to do it. The people in need feel happy when they receive the help.
2. Listen to the recording and answer the questions (Nghe và trả lời các câu hỏi)
- Why does Phuc do volunteer work? (Tại sao Phúc làm tình nguyện?) – Because he thinks it makes a difference in the community.
- Why does Phuc feel more self-confident? (Tại sao Phúc cảm thấy tự tin hơn?) – Because he has made many new friends.
- Why does the reporter think Phuc is confident? (Tại sao phóng viên nghĩ Phúc tự tin?) – Because Phuc has answered the interview very well.
- Why does Mai think volunteering is special? (Tại sao Mai nghĩ rằng việc tình nguyện thật đặc biệt?) – Because she can help others and she can see how happy the street children are when they learn.
3. Listen again and fill in the blanks (Nghe lại và điền vào chỗ trống)
- I _ volunteer _ because I can make a difference in our community.
- I’ve made many new friends, and I _ feel _ much more self-confident.
- Volunteering is special to me _ because _ I can help others.
- It’s special _ because _ I can see how happy the _ children _ are when they learn.
Xem thêm về cách sử dụng because tại đây.
4. Combine the two sentences using because (Kết hợp 2 câu sử dụng because)
- He’s had a cold for two days because he didn’t wear enough warm clothes.’
- I stayed home because it rained.
- They’ve decided to clean the lake up because it is full of rubbish.
- Because she works in that small town, she’s lived in that small town for three years.
- Because the neighbourhood is nice and quiet, they think they should move there.
5. Look at your volunteer ideas in Speaking 4. Choose one idea and write a short paragraph about it (Nhìn những ý tưởng tình nguyện trong Speaking ở phần 4. Chọn một ý kiến và viết một đoạn văn ngắn về nó)
Ví dụ: I want to raise funds for street children. I want to do it because we will be able to provide them with food and books. They will no longer be hungry. They will be able to read. I will ask my friends to help me. We will make postcards and sell them.