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Unit 17 Life in the future Teaching aim:Help the students to master the main points of the unit Main points: Reading ability Language points Teaching method:Learning from practising Teacher:Peng Xiang Ling 2002.3.
Step 1 Presentation Whats in the picture? screen videophone fax machine You will use these machines in the future.This lesson we will learn something about life in the future. transport
Step 2New words glasshouse, wing, labour, skill, text, belief, possibility, central, convenient, store, vote n. adj. v.
Step 3 Reading. Read the passage in silence then choose the best answers: 1.Many farms now use computers to control the growing conditions of vegetables and other plants.Here the growing conditions refer to______ A.is watering B.the light C.the temperature D.A,B and C 2.The computer can_____ A.do anything all by itself B.carry out peoples instructions C.think just like human beings C.act exactly like human beings 3.If people can work at home,they will_______ A.enjoy an easier life B.have busier days C.use the videophone for conference D.do the drawings and send them by mail or by fax 4.As a result,costs will be reduced by as much as 90%.Herereduce means_______ A.lower B.increase C.improve D.below D B A A
Step.4 Reading aloud Make a list of all the ways you can find in the text in which computers can be used. Area USE Farms Banks Houses Transport Education control the growing conditions of plants change money;pay bills control computer,heating and hot water,recognize ones voice. work out the best distance between trains,operate trains store texts, collect records
Step 5 Word study Choose the correct words and phrases to fill in the gaps 1.The possibility that people would have to_____rooms was not mentioned. 2.Only by using______heating can we solve the problem of air pollution in this area. 3.This set of textbook are used___________China. 4.the idea that we should have more_______in this area is a good one. 5.The fact that the_______voted for the man surprised many people share central throughout industry majority
Step 6 Language points 1.The idea that computers can recognize….. Such nouns as belief,doubt,fact,hope,news,possibility Eg: 1).I had no idea that he had already gone abroad. 2).The text tells us a fact that smoking does great harm to peoples health.
2.throughout the world=all over the world 3.The next step is to search=The next thing which you can do is search Step 7 Consolidation Homework