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1Unit 3 Inventors and Inventions Listening and writing
2Unit 3 Inventors and inventions Period 5 Listeningand speaking
3√ √ √ √ Listening and speaking on P26 Listen to the tape and tick the words you hear.√√washing machinedrumrefrigerator√court√carpet cleanerbicycle
4ObjectThe problemJames Dyson’s improvementWashing machineWashing machines at that time do not _____________________________________________.He invented a machine __________________________________________________________.using two drums which move in opposite directionsclean the clothes as well as by hand.
5What function are already included on a mobile phone? Listening on P62:Please read the questions before listening and discuss them in pairs.What function are already included on a mobile phone?Which ones do you find useful on P62?What else do you expect a mobile phone to do for you?
6√ √ √ √ √ a mobile that “thinks” a mobile that does videotaping Listen to the tape and tick the descriptions you have heard.√a mobile that “thinks”a mobile that does videotapinga mobile that spends your moneya mobile that is a computera mobile that can teach you Englisha mobile that wakes you upa mobile that plans your holidaya mobile that orders your food√√√√
7Which mobile does Ruth think she will buy and why? What extra applications do mobiles have now?Ruth wants to buy the mobile that turns itself on when it receives important calls. She missed three yesterday when her mobile was turned off.Mobiles can videotape and act as a computer now.
8What extra applications will they have with the 3G mobiles? They will be able to plan holidays, book air tickets, hotel and an appropritate place to stay. They will authorize paying for them too.Why is Ruth worried?Ruth is worried because it might spend her money.
9What advantages do the 3G mobiles offer? The advantages are that they help people who are busy at work to order goods at the cheapest price or book holidays, air tickets, etc.What do you think might go wrong?The mobile may spend money unwisely or spend more than a person can afford. You may forget the spending and not include it in your accounts of your personal income.
10tent roundabout caravan metal guidebook Listening task page 67Before you listen to the tape, be sure you know the meanings of the words below.tent roundabout caravan metal guidebookListen to the tape and decide if you agree with the people on the tape. What do you think it was?
11Then listen again and fill in the chart with the ideas of the two girls and make your own suggestions.The girls’ suggestionsReasons forReasons against1 a roundabouthas four wheels and a floorwheels go forwards and backwards, not round and roundmade of metal and not cloth2 a tentthe appearance3 a caravancan move, big enough to carry a familyno room to sleep in it, not easy to park at night
12Speaking activitySuppose you want to apply for a job in James Dyson’s company. So you ring up one of his engineers to ask what kind of person he needs. Remember to ask for as mush information as you can.
13Some useful expressions: Which extension …, please?Can I speak to ..., please?Hold the line, please.Hang on, please.Just a moment, pleaseI’m sorry, but this phone is out of order.I can’t get through.Sorry. He/She isn’t here right now.Can I ring back later?I’ll ring him/her up again.I must ring off now because…
14Assignment1.Listen to an extra material.2. Practice making a dialogue on the phone with your partners.
15Unit 3 Inventors and inventions Period 6 Writing
16Pre-writing ：Discuss in groups of four on the following topic:Suppose you are going to apply for a job in a company, what skills will you tell the interviewer to qualify you?
17Writing:Now you are going to apply for a job in James Dyson’s company and you write a letter to him. The following point may help you:
18Use the list of skills to make new paragraphs in your letter. For each skill set down any experience you have had, which shows that you are a suitable person. You may be creative in this part of the letter.Finish the letter by mentioning again the skills that you have.End the letter.
19The beginning and the ending of the letter: Dear Mr. Dyson,I would like to apply to become an assistant in your company.…….I would be grateful if you would consider employing me in your company.Yours sincerely,(your name)
20Sample writing: Dear Mr. Dyson, I would like to apply to become an assistant in your company.I expect to get a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Beijing University in In the past few years, I have got experience in designing new projects and developed good professional competence in my subjects.Begin the letter this wayReason for writingPersonal details:Qualifications + how good and competent you are as a student
21I worked in my holidays for a company that designed engines for jeeps I worked in my holidays for a company that designed engines for jeeps. I helped them design several parts of the new engine. It made me think I would like to work in a real inventor’s company.I understand that I have the qualifications and experience that you need for the personnel in your company. I would be grateful if you would consider employing me in you company.Yours sincerely,Liu XueWork experience + why you want this particular jobFinish the letter in this formal wayEnd the letter this wayApplicant’s signature
22AssignmentCorrect the mistakes in your composition.Read the sample writing.