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1Project Writing an advice letter 2 Unit 戚墅堰实验中学 汪玉明 Book 10_课件_U1_Reading2-82ProjectWriting an advice letter戚墅堰实验中学 汪玉明
2Have you ever planned for your future? What do you want to be in the future?a writer / an actor / an artist /…
3An advice columnist 建议专栏作家 What must an advice columnist be good at? – works for a magazine.reads letters from readers and understand their problems.gives them advice by writing advice letters.What must an advice columnist be good at?
4Why does the father write the letter? Read the first letter and answer questionsWhy does the father write the letter?What problems does the father thinkhis son have?He wants to ask for some help with his16-year-old son.answer
52. What problems does the father think his son have? ●He refuses to do everything his parents ask him to do.●He is rude to them.●He refuses to spend time with them.●sometimes he acts as though he doesn’t love his parents at all.●He refuses to do his homework and wastes time watching DVDs and listening to foreign music.● He spends too much time in Internet cafes playing games and surfing the internet.
6Why does the son write the letter? Read the second letter and answer questionsWhy does the son write the letter?What problems does the son thinkhis father have?He wants to ask for some helpanswer
72. What problems does the son think his father have? ●His father doesn’t listen to him when he wants to do sth. Or suggests an idea.●When he tries to talk to his father, his father shouts at him.●When he refuses to listen to his father, his father shouts at him and they fight like crazy.●His parents always make him do things he doesn’t like.●When he wants to be alone, they call him selfish and unloving.●His father gets very angry when he plays foreign music.●Every time he watches a DVD, his father sends him to bed or tells him to study.● His father forbids him from meeting his friends at the Internet cafes.
8Brainstorm: How to give advice? ●You’d better (not) do sth.● Why not do sth.? / Why don’t you do sth. ?● If I were you, I would do sth..(如果我是你，我会…)● I advice you (not) to do sth.● I suggest/advice that you (should) (not) do sth.● It would be better if you do sth.● …
9Patterns of giving advice Pair workWourk in pairs , practise giving advice to the son.Patterns of giving advice●You’d better (not) …● Why not …? / Why don’t you … ?● If I were you, I would ....(如果我是你，我会…)● I advice you (not) to ...● I suggest/advice that you (should) (not) …● It would be better if you …● …Advice to the son●have a heart-to-heart talk with your parents.● tell them you love them but you also need their respect.● learn to keep calm and act like an adult.● accept your father’s requirements when they are right.● learn to think from your father’s angle(角度).Examples:If I were you I would tell them I love them but I also need their respect.Why not learn to think from your father’s angle?
10How to write an advice letter Format(格式) of an advice letter Dear …(receiver’s name)Text(正文)Beginning (Why write this letter)Body (suggestions/ advice)Ending (hope or encouragement鼓励)Yours sincerely / truly…(writer’s name)
11How to begin your advice letter I’m glad to hear from you but sorry to know that you have problems with your father. Here are some suggestions for you.Thank you for your letter. And I am pleased to give you some advice.3.Glad to have your letter and sorry for your problems. Don’t worry. I can give you some suggestions.
12How to end your advice letter I hope you will find my suggestions/advice helpful/ useful.2.Let’s keep in touch. I do hope to hear good news from you.3.I believe you can deal with the problems well. Good luck to you!4.At last, I hope I will be your best friend forever.
13How to write the body of your advice letter If you give more than one suggestion in your letter, remember to use the following words:1. First, …Second, …Third, …2. Firstly, …Secondly, …Thirdly, …3. First of all, …Besides/What’s more/In addition, …Finally, …
14Read a sample advice letter to the father, Liu Zhenhua. Dear Mr. Liu,Thank you for your letter. I’m sorry to know that you have some problems with your son. I’m glad to give you some advice.Firstly, you’d better not always shout at your son. He is no longer a child. You should begin to treat him like an adult and respect him.Secondly, if I were you, I would learn to listen to him and try to understand the way he thinks. I think this is the best way to bridge the generation gap.Thirdly, why don’t you turn to his close friends for help? They understand your son much better than you. It would be much better if you do like this.Let’s keep in touch. I do hope to hear good news from you.Yours sincerely…
15Form groups an organizer(组织者) a writer（作家） a checker （校对员） Four students form a group. Each student will be in charge of different things.an organizer(组织者)a writer（作家）a checker （校对员）a speaker（发言人）
16Patterns of giving advice Group workWrite an advice letter to the son, Liu Wei.● Get help from student’s sheet● Get help from herePatterns of giving advice●You’d better (not) …● Why not …? / Why don’t you … ?● If I were you, I would ....(如果我是你，我会…)● I advice you (not) to ...● I suggest/advice that you (should) (not) …● It would be better if you …● …Advice to the son●have a heart-to-heart talk with your parents.● tell them you love them but you also need their respect.● learn to keep calm and act like an adult.● accept your father’s requirement when they are right.● learn to think from your father’s angle(角度).
17Homework: Review the skills of how to write an advice letter. Write an advice letter to Liu Wei in your exercise book.