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May 12, 2011

The President Of Kids, Pororo

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 2:05 am

glossary*
Globalization-making something globally famous.
viewing rate-the rate which show how many people watch program.
instantly-immediately, very fast.
recognize-to identify (a person or thing known or experienced before).

The President Of Kids, Pororo

Do you know Pororo? Pororo is a korean animation character. Pororo’s appearance is a penquin who wears eyeglasses.

Pororo has many effects on society. 1. Pororo and kids’ diet – Pororo has an effect on kid’s diet. Some korean kid’s mothers say, “My child prefers to eat what Pororo eats, which is a western-style diet, so please change Pororo’s diet to a korean style one, so that my kid will eat korean food. 2. The Globalization of Pororo – pororo’s animated television show has been exported to many countries, especially, France. pororo’s animated TV show has recorded aa 56% viewing rate. 3,Pororo over parents – kids like Pororo more than their parents. For example, a famous korean comedian Kang ho-dong said that his son can’t recognize him but can recognize Pororo instantly when he is on TV.

References
1-http://bntnews.hankyung.com/apps/news?popup=0&nid=05&c1=05&c2=05&c3=00&nkey=201104271901413&mode=sub_view
1-http://www.todaykorea.co.kr/news/contents.php?idxno=141895
2-http://joongang.joinsmsn.com/article/aid/2011/04/27/5066900.html?cloc=olink|article|default
2-http://news.donga.com/3/all/20110430/36820969/1
3-http://bntnews.hankyung.com/apps/news?popup=0&nid=04&c1=04&c2=04&c3=00&nkey=201104191122123&mode=sub_view

Discussion Questions
1.If you were a kid, what would you think when watching Pororo?

If you were a kid, what would you think while watching Pororo?

–> If you were a kid, what would you think while watching Pororo?

2.why do you think kids like Pororo?

–> Why do you think kids like Pororo?

3.what do you think kids like Pororo?

–> ???

4. what sould you do if your kid watched Pororo too often?

What would you do if your kid watched Pororo too often?

–> What would you do if your kid watched Pororo too often?  Why?

* Class 29,

* Group 3

* Group Members:
고기찬 염준섭 안솔보름 김대원

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Teacher’s Note:

* only four glossary items

I have chosen the following three vocabulary items to be on Written Test #2:

1. viewing rate: (noun) the rate which show how many people watch program

2. instantly: (adverb) immediately, very fast

3. recognize: (verb) to identify (a person or thing known or experienced before).

I have chosen the following discussion question to be on the Final Speaking Test.

– What would you do if your kid watched Pororo too often? Why?

Remember to stress it properly.

– What would you do if your kid watched Pororo too often? Why?

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