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1.How many people spoke English at the end of the 16 th centrury? Fast reading About 5-7million people About 1842 2.When did Hongkong begin to use English ?
True or False 1.It is possible that China has the largest number of English speakers Now.( ) 2.Native English speakers can understand everything.( ) 3.From11501500 sounded more like French.( ) 4.Austrilian English is the same as British English.( ) 5.Chinese English have become one of the world Englishes.( ) T F T F F
Guess words __________________ person who has spoken English since birth _______________ visit a place ________ in fact ________existing now __________all the words and phrases _______ the way of using sth who sb is,what sth is ______ like, for example ______ fast native English speaker come up to a place actually present vocabulary usage identity such as rapidly
Read carefully and finish Part 1 in comprehending
Main idea Read and find what each paragraph talks about. Para. 1 Para. 2 Para. 3 Para.4 All languages change when cultures communicate with one another Native language speakers can understand eacher other even if they dont speakthe same kind of English. The history of English spreading all over the world English is alsospoken as a foreign or second language in Africa and Asia.
Cloze test At the end of the 16th century, about seven million people spoke English. Nearly all of them lived in________ As people from England started _______to other parts of the world,English began to be ______ in many other countries. Now more people speak English than ever_______. ______English speakers can understand each other even _____they dont speak _____same kind of English._____, they may not be able to understand everything. All languages change when _______communicate with each other. Now American English and Australian English have their own_______. English is also spoken in many other countries in Africa and______, such____ South Africa, Indian, Singapore and Malaysia. Today the number of the people in China ____increasing______. In future Chinese English will become one of the world E nglishes. England. moving spoken before Native if the However cultures identity Asia as is rapidly
Discussion: As we all know, English is widely used in many fields, While Chinese is spoken by the largest speakers. Do you think Chinese will become an international language all over the world in the near future?
Homework Read the passage after class again and again. Read the passage after class again and again. Try to recite the passage as soon as possible.