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1 UNIT 3 School Life

2 Communicative Function
PartA_1 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Expressing Likes and Dislikes There are various ways to express likes and dislikes. They can be expressed by using verbs, phrasal verbs, adjectives as well as adjectival phrases. Listen to the recording and complete the following passage with the missing words.

3 Communicative Function
PartA_1 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Maggie likes swimming but she doesn’t care for skiing. She loves flying on planes and traveling by train but hates getting on buses because they are often too crowded. She is interested in playing the piano and is fond of reading and playing computer games. At weekends Maggie loves going to Chinese restaurants and her favorite food is spicy Sichuan bean curd. ____ _________________ ____ _____ _________________ __________ ____ ________

4 Communicative Function
PartA_1 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity After work she is keen on listening to music. She prefers light music to rock, because light music makes her feel relaxed. In the evening she enjoys watching TV in her own room. She thinks a lot of news programs but sitcoms are the last kind of thing for her to watch. __________ ________ _______ ______________ _______________________

5 Communicative Function
PartA_2 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Identifying Numbers It is necessary for us to listen for specific words that contain the information we need. This exercise focuses on one kind of required information - numbers. Listen to the recording and fill in the blanks with the numbers you hear.

6 Communicative Function
PartA_2 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity 1. Remember to put down the zip code when you address the envelope. Mine is 2. Sally’s aunt has just come back from France. Now she’s staying at the Park Hotel, Room 3. Mr. Davis lives at 1540 , Water Street. 4. It usually takes about 75 minutes to get to the airport from here. 5. The new coat cost me 156 yuan. ______ _____ _____ ___ ____

7 Communicative Function
PartA_2 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity 6. The Tower of London is more than 900 years old. 7. Mr. Baker has been working in the City Bank of New York for two years. He now has an annual income of $84,200 . 8. New York is 1,735 miles away from here. 9. Please get to the Shanghai Museum no later than 9:40.(twenty to ten) 10. The clock in the reading room must be fast. It’s 5:45 (five forty five) by my watch. ____ ______ _____ ____ ____

8 Communicative Function
PartA_3 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Useful Expressions for Likes and Dislikes Likes 1. I like / love (music). 2. I prefer (talk shows) to (soap operas). 3. I’m interested in (literature). 4. I enjoy (net chatting). 5. My favorite sport is (swimming). 6. I think a lot of (Professor Smith’s lectures).

9 Communicative Function
PartA_3 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity 7. I’m keen on (gardening). 8. I’m crazy / mad about (football). 9. I’m fond of (reading). 10. I have a fancy for (that purple scarf). 11. Do you go in for (dancing)?

10 Communicative Function
PartA_3 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Dislikes 1. I hate (being laughed at by others). 2. I don’t care for (Kentucky Fried Chicken). 3. I can’t stand / bear / put up with (the heat). 4. I think little of (fast food). 5. That’s the last thing I need. 6. I'm tired of (rainy days).

11 Communicative Function
PartA_3 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity 7. I’m fed up with (your rudeness). 8. I’m bored to death with (this kind of show). 9. (Long speeches) bore me. 10. I especially dislike (onions). 11. That sort of music is rubbish. 12. Ballroom dancing is not my cup of tea.

12 Communicative Function
PartA_3 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Notes: 1. The phrase “think a lot of something” means “to have a good opinion of something”. And “not think much of something” means “to have a bad opinion of something”.

13 Communicative Function
PartA_3 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity 2. The sentence “sitcoms are the last kind of thing for her to watch” means “she doesn’t want to watch situation comedies at all”. “Sitcom” = “situation comedy” 情景喜剧 3. The phrase “my cup of tea” means “something I like”. The whole sentence “Ballroom dancing is not my cup of tea.” means “I don’t like ballroom dancing .”

14 Communicative Function
PartA_4 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Purpose: This activity is aimed at improving students’ oral ability. They are to practice “likes” and “dislikes” with fun by using the Useful Expressions for Likes and Dislikes. Besides, they can also practice “He” or “She” with the third person singular of the present tense.

15 Communicative Function
PartA_4 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity Procedure: Students are divided into groups of 5 or 6 and each group forms a circle. It’s advisable that girl students are matched with boy students. The first student says: I like football, but don’t like basketball. Then the second one repeats: He / she likes football, but doesn’t like basketball. I love ping pong, but dislike swimming.

16 Communicative Function
PartA_4 Communicative Function Listening Strategy Useful Expressions Speaking Activity The third speaker: He / she likes football, but doesn’t like basketball. He / she loves ping pong, but dislikes swimming. I am fond of music and hate singing. … The next speaker tries to repeat as many “likes and dislikes” as possible and the loop goes on until the last speaker fails to repeat. Then a new loop starts.

17 PartB_1 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Language Focus Pair Work Here are some useful sentences and structures that you might find handy in discussing the questions in Pair Work: I live in John Adams Hall / a dormitory / an apartment building on campus. We don’t live on campus, but very near it. We ride bicycles to school on fine days. My friend (Tom / Daisy) and I have rented a room / an apartment not far from the campus. It’s a furnished apartment with all kinds of facilities. Washing machine, refrigerator, microwave oven, gas stove, air-conditioners — you name it, we have it.

18 PartB_1 But living off-campus costs you both money and
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Language Focus Pair Work But living off-campus costs you both money and time ’cause the rent is higher and you have to commute to and from school every day. No meals are provided and you have to cook for yourself. It’s a 5 minutes’ walk / within walking distance / half an hour’s ride from here. It's near a bus route on a busy road. There is a washroom and a public bath on each floor of our dorm building.

19 PartB_1 Four of us share a two-room apartment and it has two
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Language Focus Pair Work Four of us share a two-room apartment and it has two bathrooms, but no kitchen. The room is small, but it’s cozy. The rent is cheap. There’s no central heating in our dorm building. It can get very cold in winter. The room faces north, but it has a view of / looks out on a beautiful lawn. The rent is 500 yuan per month.

20 PartB_1_2 Questions for Discussion Where do you live?
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Language Focus Pair Work Questions for Discussion Where do you live? How far is it from here? Is where you live near a bus route / subway station? What facilities are there in your dorm / apartment? Does your room have a nice view?

21 PartB_1_2 Do you share your room / apartment with others?
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Language Focus Pair Work Do you share your room / apartment with others? What is the rent per month? What do you like about your apartment / room? What do you dislike about your apartment / room? What kind of student accommodation does your college offer?

22 PartB_1_2_demo Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks
Language Focus Pair Work

23 PartB_1_2_demo Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks
Language Focus Pair Work

24 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 1. accommodation n. a place to live in 住所 2. self-catering a. (of a living place) in which one cooks one’s own meals 自供伙食的 3. site n. location 地点 4. private a. owned by an individual or a group 私营的 5. run v. to operate; manage 管理,经营 6. staff n. workers, employees 员工,职员 7. contact v. to get in touch with 联系

25 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 8. hall of residence a building in a college or university where students live (大学的)宿舍楼 9. single room a room with a bed for only one person 单人房间 10. double room a room with two beds for two persons 双人房间 11. university-owned owned by university 大学所拥有的 12. Students’ Union a club for students 学生会 13. It all depends It varies ... 那得看情况。

26 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_2 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 1. Background information Many British and American universities provide limited accommodation to students. In Britain, university students almost always have their own rooms, but in America it is quite usual for two students to share a bedroom. There, if a student applies early enough to get a place in university-run accommodation, he / she is usually asked to supply information regarding the kind of prospective roommate he / she likes, information concerning personality, habits, ethnicity, etc.

27 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_2 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 Some universities also provide a limited number of self-catering apartments to students, especially to graduates and professional students who may have their spouse with them. If students are unsuccessful in obtaining a place in the university-run accommodation, they may have to consider private housing off-campus. And the best place to go for assistance is the housing office of the university, which usually maintains a bulletin complete with a map of the city, realtors’ names, rates, and locations of apartments.

28 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_2 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 2. halls of residence Notice the British term “hall” means the same as the American term “dormitory”. For example, most students live in halls. (Br. E) Most students live in dormitories. (Am. E) 3. self-catering accommodation residences where students can cook their own meals 4. private accommodation rooms or apartments rent out by their owners, i.e., not owned by the university

29 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_3 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 Listen to the recording once and then choose the right answers to the questions you hear. 1. What does the conversation mainly tell us? a. The university provides two types of accommodation. b. Students must apply early since the places in university-owned accommodation are limited. c. A student can choose from university-owned accommodation or private accommodation. d. Most students prefer self-catering accommodation.

30 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_3 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 2. Which of the following is not included in the conversation? a. The cost for self-catering accommodation. b. The location of the self-catering accommodation. c. Where to get help about finding private accommodation. d. The cost for private accommodation.

31 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_4 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 Listen to the recording twice and fill in the blanks in the following passage with the missing information. There are two types of accommodation. One is university-owned and the other is private. For the university-owned type, it can be further divided into two: halls of residence and self-catering accommodation. For the latter, there are two kinds of rooms. A single room costs £37.86 per week and a double room costs £52.78 per week. __________________ ________ ____________________ ______ _______

32 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_4 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2 University owned accommodation offers limited places. Therefore, you should apply early / as soon as possible / before the end of the month. If you want to apply for private accommodation, you may go to the accommodation information office in the Students’ Union Building and contact David Underwood, who is the manager of the office. ________ _________________ ___________________________________________ _______ __________ ______ __________

33 Language and Cultural Notes
PartB_2_Script Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Word Bank Language and Cultural Notes Exercise 1 Exercise 2

34 PartB_3 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 Listen to the conversations and repeat after the recording. Practice the conversations with your partner, playing the role of A or B. Then work with your partner to create your own conversations by replacing the underlined parts with your own words.

35 PartB_3 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 (On campus) A: I hear you’re moving into 1) the new student apartment building … B: 2) Actually, I moved into it last week. A: 3) Aren’t you lucky! I applied for it. But they told me 4) there was no vacancy. B: 5) What a pity! 6) You should have applied earlier. Places in apartment buildings are always so limited.

36 PartB_3 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 A: 7) I guess so. B: But why don’t you 8) rent an apartment near school? A: Oh, no. I like living on campus. It’s 9) more convenient, isn’t it? B: Yes, 10) that’s true. Come and see me if you have time. I’m in 302. A: I will. See you. B: See you.

37 PartB_3 Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 Substitution 1) the newly built school dormitory / the new dorm 2) In fact / You know what 3) You’re really lucky. / Lucky you. 4) all the rooms were taken / the building was full 5) What a shame! / Too bad!

38 PartB_3 6) If only you’d applied earlier. 7) I suppose so
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 6) If only you’d applied earlier. 7) I suppose so 8) find an apartment close to our school 9) much easier for everything 10) It certainly is. / I couldn’t agree more.

39 PartB_3_b A: Good afternoon. Can I help you?
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 A: Good afternoon. Can I help you? B: Yes. I wonder if 1) you have a one-bedroom apartment to rent. A: Let me check. Yes, we have one. B: Where is it? A: It’s on 2) Maple Street, near 3) a shopping center and a subway station. B: 4) Sounds nice. Which floor is it on? A: 5) Fourth. B: Does it face south?

40 PartB_3_b Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 A: Well, the bedroom faces 6) east and the living room 7) west. But it looks out on 8) a beautiful park. B: Mmm. Is the living room large? A: Yes, it’s quite big. And there’s a small kitchen and a bathroom as well. It’s very 9) comfortable. B: Well, what’s the rent per month? A: 10) 800. B: Mmm. It’s more than I have in mind. Let me think it over. I’ll call you back11) in a day or two. A: Certainly.

41 PartB_3_b Substitution
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 Substitution 1) any one-bedroom apartment is available / you have any vacancies for one-bedroom apartment 2) Madison Avenue / Hamilton Road 3) a supermarket and a bus stop / a gas station and a cinema 4) Sounds great / Good 5) Fifth / Twelfth

42 PartB_3_b 6) south 7) north 8) a lake / a lovely garden
Pre-listening Tasks Listening Tasks Speaking Tasks Pair Work Conversation 1 Conversation 2 6) south 7) north 8) a lake / a lovely garden 9) cosy / convenient / pleasant 10) 750 /1,200 11) in a week’s time / this weekend

43 PartC_1 A Passage What College Professors Do
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk A Passage What College Professors Do Listen to the passage and fill in the blanks with the missing information.

44 PartC_1 What College Professors Do
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk What College Professors Do College professors seem to teach few classes but they actually lead busy lives. Every week the average professor spends between six to fifteen hours in the classroom but works from sixty to eighty hours. Professors spend part of that time reading because they must remain current in their fields. __________ _____________ ________ _________________

45 PartC_1 After reading, they will work on their class lecture
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk After reading, they will work on their class lecture notes to revise and update them. Besides, they must grade papers, prepare their lessons, write articles and books, or work on various projects. So, college professors have very full schedules. ___________________

46 PartC_1_script Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk

47 PartC_2 Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words
Exercise

48 PartC_2 Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words
Exercise

49 PartC_2_a randomness n. 随机性,偶然 determinism n. 宿命论;决定论 jump in v. 投入
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words Exercise randomness n. 随机性,偶然 determinism n. 宿命论;决定论 jump in v. 投入 preceding a. 在前的 elaborate v. 详细描述 Fahrenheit n. 华氏(温度)

50 PartC_2_a helium n. 氦 nitrogen n. 氮 celestial a. 天体的
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words Exercise helium n. 氦 nitrogen n. 氮 celestial a. 天体的 riveting a. 非常精彩的,引人入胜的 coincidence n. 巧合 mutation n. 变异,变化,(生物物种的)突变

51 PartC_2_b 1. What was the subject of the lecture? a. The solar system.
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words Exercise 1. What was the subject of the lecture? a. The solar system. b. Two theories about the universe. c. The temperature of the Moon. d. The natural laws.

52 PartC_2_b_2 2. What was randomness?
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words Exercise 2. What was randomness? a. Everything happened for a reason. b. Every event that happened was simply coincidence. c. Anything could happen in the universe. d. The natural laws decided what could happen.

53 PartC_2_b_3 3. What was determinism?
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words Exercise 3. What was determinism? a. Everything happened for a reason. b. The natural laws decided what could happen. c. The sun determined the movement of planets. d. The orbit of a planet was pre-determined.

54 PartC_2_b_4 4. Which theory did the professor believe in?
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words Exercise 4. Which theory did the professor believe in? a. He was on the side of randomness. b. He was on the side of determinism. c. He believed in both randomness and determinism. d. He believed in neither randomness nor determinism.

55 PartC_2_c Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Movie New Words
Exercise

56 PartC_3 Pictures Look at these pictures and describe them one by one.
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk Pictures Look at these pictures and describe them one by one.

57 PartC_3a Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk

58 PartC_3b Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk

59 PartC_3c Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk

60 PartC_3a A girl student’s dormitory room:
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk A girl student’s dormitory room: a visit to friends’ room,happy conversation among the three; a double room in a dormitory, simple but comfortable furniture, bunk beds (双层床), computer, pictures on the wall

61 PartC_3b 2. Studying in front of a residence hall:
Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk 2. Studying in front of a residence hall: an old-styled dorm building, a garden, sculpture; sit on the ground, read her book, do some studying, enjoy a quiet time by herself

62 PartC_3c Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk 3. Dining room: a friendly cook, lots of fresh vegetables, pan cakes (薄煎饼); cut the vegetables, cook vegetables in front of a student, wrap them up in a pancake; clean dining room, not crowded, line up to get food

63 PartC_3a_1 Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk 1. This is a girl’s dormitory room. The room is spacious with a bunk bed on the right. It’s a typical double room for foreign students in a residence hall, simple but with comfortable furniture. A boy student visits the girls and there is a happy conversation among the three. Some nice pictures and a computer can be seen in the room.

64 PartC_3b_2 Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk 2. This is a part of the university campus. An old-styled dorm building sets in the background with a sculpture in front of it. A girl student is sitting on the ground, reading her book. She is doing some studying and enjoying a quiet time by herself.

65 PartC_3c_3 Additional Listening Movie Time Time to Talk 3. This is a student dining room, where a friendly cook is serving students. In front of him, there are lots of fresh vegetables, and a stack of pan cakes. Students can choose what they like. The cook cuts the vegetables, cooks them and wraps them up in a pancake. The whole dining room is very clean and not crowded. Students line up to get their food.

66 PartD_1 Test Your Listening A Passage Listen to the passage and choose the right answers to the questions you hear.

67 PartD_1 1. What does the passage mainly tell us?
Test Your Listening 1. What does the passage mainly tell us? a. How to live with your roommates. b. How to win the respect of your roommates. c. How to be good friends of your roommates. d. How to be nice to your roommates.

68 PartD_1 Test Your Listening 2. What’s the only way you will be able to live with your roommates according to the passage? a. To have talks with your roommates often. b. To be considerate towards your roommates. c. To make compromises when problems arise. d. To change your habits and ask your roommates to change theirs.

69 PartD_1 3. Which of the following is true?
Test Your Listening 3. Which of the following is true? If you try hard, you will be able to solve the problems you have with your roommates. b. It is hard for roommates to get along well because they disturb one another. c. The best way to deal with your roommates is to stick to what you want to do. d. If you have friends over and therefore may disturb your roommates, make apologies.

70 PartD_1_Script Test Your Listening

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