3 1a What is difficult for you ? I can’t pronounce some of the words.I can’t spell some English words.I can’t understand spoken English.I make mistakes in grammar.I read very slowly.
4 1b What other things are difficult for you? Make a list.I don’t know how to use commas.____________________________
5 2a Liste and check.Key Phraseslook worriedhave trouble (in) doingget … rightpractice doingsounds like…看上去焦虑(做……)有困难使……正确练习(做…… )听起来像……
6 Paul is learning English Paul is learning English. Listen and check ()the learning challenges he talks about.Challengescan’t get the pronunciation rightforget a lot of new wordscan’t always understand when peopletalk to mecan’t understand the words inmagazinesdon’t get much writing practice
7 2b Listen again. Match the challenges in 2a with the solutions. a You can always write the new words inyour notebook and study them at home.b You should find a pen pal.c Listening can help.Why don’t you join an English languageclub to practice speaking English?2513
8 Listen again. Fill in the blanks. Paul _____ ______ because he is having ________ _____ English. First he can’t get the pronunciation right. Then he can’t remember the new words and sometimes he can’t understand what people areSaying in English. And he doesn’t get much ________ ______.looksworriedtroublelearningwritingpractice
9 His teacher Ms Mitchell tells him to _____ ___ the tape and _____ the sentences that are difficult for him to _______ hispronunciation. Then the teacher tells him to _____ the new words in the notebook and study them ___ _____ or ___ _____ _____ on the way to school. At last the teacher asks him to _____ the English language club to _______ speaking and _____ a pen pal.listentorepeatpracticewriteathomeinthetrainjoinpracticefind
10 The text(T: Teacher B: boy)T: You look worried, Paul.B: I am, Ms Mitchell. I’m havingtrouble learning English.T: You said you liked English. What’sthe problem?B: I can’t get the pronunciation right.
11 T: Well, listening can help. Why don’t you borrow the teacher’s tapes?You can listen to them at home andrepeat the sentences that aredifficult for you.B: That’s a good idea. But what aboutall the new words? I forget a lot ofnew words.
12 B: Maybe I’ll go. The only other problem I have is that I don’t getmuch writing practice.T: Maybe you should find a pen pal.B: That sounds like a fun way topractice writing. Thanks, MsMitchell.
13 T: You can always write the new words in your notebook and studythem at home. You can even studyin the train on the way to school.B: That might really help! Thanks.T: Can you understand when peopletalk to you?
14 B: Well, no. Not always. Sometimes I just don’t understand what peopleare saying.T: Why don’t you join an Englishlanguage club to practice speakingEnglish? The English club meetsafter school on Tuesdays andThursdays.
15 2c.PairworkExampleA: I don’t have a partner to practice English with.B: Maybe you should join an English language club.
16 3a Read the article quickly and circle out the conjunctions. first of all 首先to begin with 一开始later on 后来，随后also 也，而且（用于肯定句）either 也（用于否定句）so 因此then 然后
17 Word Studyrealizev. 认识到；了解到mattervi. 重要；要紧；有关系completeadj. 完整的；完全的secretn. 秘诀；诀窍；秘密learnern. 学习者impressv. 使感动；使印象深刻
18 Complete the sentences by using the proper words we learned just now. 1. Later on, I_______ I was wrong.2. - How old are you?- It’s a _____ .3. I was _________ by her story.4. We can't go out until our homework is ________.5. All these things do not ______ now.realizedsecretimpressedcompletematter
19 T T F T T 3. She had trouble making complete sentences. 4. English grammar was difficult.5. Going out with English speakingfriends.6. Lots of listening practice.7. Using grammar in original sentences.TTFTT
20 完成下列句子, 使这些句子在意思上相同或相近，每空一词（含缩写）。 1. I don't know what I should do.I don't know what ___ __.2. Linda, did you have a good time at theparty last night?Linda, did you ____ _______ at the3. I think learning English is easy for me.I think _______ easy for me ___learn English.to doenjoy yourselfit / it’sto
21 4. There are a lot of books in our school library.There are ____ __ books inour school library.5. The problem is too difficult forus to solve.The problem is __ difficult_____ we can't solve it.The problem ____ easy ______for us to solve.lots ofsothatisn’tenough
22 3b Write a letter telling a friend how to become a better language learner.Dear ,I know it isn’t easy to learn , but I have some ideas thatMay help. You said you couldn’t understand people who talked fast.Well, you can try to listen for the most important words, not every word.Yours,
23 F F Write “T”(for true) or “F”(for false). 1.The teacher’s pronunciation waspoor.2. People always laughed at herwhen she spoke.FF
24 4 Interview Interview three classmates using the following questions. What things are difficult for you to learnEnglish ?2. What do you do about this?3. What is your favorite way to learn more English ?
25 A: How do you learn English? B: I learn English by … Make a conversationA: How do you learn English?B: I learn English by …A: What is your favorite way to learn more English ?B: …, because …A: What isn’t easy about learning English ?B: ...A: Maybe you should …