Presentation on theme: "Boxing Day 3. Boxing Day is a public holiday in Britain and most other Commonwealth countries. 1. It falls on December 26,the day after Christmas. 5."— Presentation transcript:
1 Boxing Day3. Boxing Day is a public holiday in Britain and most other Commonwealth countries.1. It falls on December 26,the day after Christmas.5. Why is it called Boxing Day?4. In the past, people would give a present or a Christmas “box” to those who had worked for them on December26.6. Today, people still do it for postmen and paper boys.2. But they usually give the “box” before Christmas, not after.
2 The reading skill of guessing 1. I’m all in. I’m going to bed.a、tired b、 hungry c、thirsty I was sitting at the back of the hall, so his speech was inaudible. a、boring b、difficult to hear c、interestingb
3 The reading skill of scanning For most students, the time of exams is very stressful and difficult. Some students find exam time so bad that they become ill, because they are afraid of failing; they are afraid of letting their parents and families down. If exams are really making you ill or worried, don’t hide your feelings. Talk to someone about it. If one person doesn’t help you, ask someone else.How to get through exams? Here are some top tips by educational psychologists:……Before exams, most students will become ill.F
4 Find these words in the passage Find these words in the passage. Then read the words around them and choose the best meanings.a1. MayflowerA. a ship B. a train C. a busb2. seekingA. asking for B. looking for C. leave for3. survivedA. got ill B. died C. stayed alivecb
5 Find these words in the passage Find these words in the passage. Then read the words around them and choose the best meanings.c4. sowingA. eating B. drinking C. plantinga5. observedA. celebrated B. watched C. made a remarkc6. annualA. happening every day B. happening every month C. happening every year
6 True or False1. Christmas is most closely connected with theearliest history of the United StatesF2. It took the settlers about 60 days to landat the small village.T3. Over half of the settlers died during the firstwinter because they got ill.F4. With the help of the Indians, the settlershad a good harvest.T5. The settlers thanked only God for their harvest .F6. President of the U.S. declared the fourth Saturday of November as Thanksgiving Day.F
7 A group discussion Let us Give Thanks Who do you want to thank and why?What do you want to thank for and why?
8 1.Write a letter on the topic “Thank you,____” your letter should include :Who do you want to thank?What did he or she do for you?What do you want to say to him or her?2. Read a passage and do some comprehension exercises.