Extensive Listening Report

Name: EunHee Jin 18/20 Well done!
Date: 02/14/2011
URL: www.ted.org
Title: what's wrong with our food system

1. How long did you search for listening? 3 min

2. Why did you decide on this listening?
First of all, the title of a talk attracts to my interest. Actually, at first when I saw the title of this talk, I felt curious.

3. How long did you listen? About 20 min

4. What other resources on the site did you access?
There were various kinds of talks about ideas worth spreading.

5. How difficult was the listening?
Much too difficult a bit too difficult just right very easy too easy

6. How much of the listening did you understand? 80%
I didn't understand some profession terms. but I could understand the gerneral story.

7 How did you listen? Describe the strategies you used.
At first, I only listened, and then I listened with note-taking. Finally, I listened this talk repeatedly that I didn't listen at first. but despite of listening repeatedly, I didn't understand some profession terms such as kidney toxicity, lesions, herbicides, irradiate,herbicides. The more variety of topics you explore, the more you'll expand your passive knowledge of vocabulary. That is, you may not be able to recall these words and use them, but you will recognize them in other contexts. Keep up the good work!

8. What was the listening about (write your own title)?

a dangerous food system

9. Write s short summary. 4~5 sentences.
The speaker speaks the dark side of the industrialized food system. A lot of food is manipulated genetically. Especially the food which is irradiated makes it last longer. however, its food have been proven to cause cancer and other problems. Some people say the organic food is so expensive. but it seems that we either pay the farmer or we can pay the hospital. Be careful about using the words of the website or speaker. Try to use your own words as much as possible.

10. What is your opinion of the content? 4~5 sentences.
I agree this opinion. people have to recognize a danger of manipulated of irradiated food. and we should not buy them. By doing it, we can keep our health and greater impact on the world.

11. Does the author express personal opinion? If so, what is it? How can you tell?
(Remember this might be indirectly expressed!)
Yes. He used expression " in my opinion~ , I said ~, I discovered~, I want~"