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1.What's the difference between a monkey and a flea( )? 2.What is black when it is clean and white when it is dirty? 3.What 5-letter word has six left when you take 2 letters away? 4.What is the center of gravity? The letter V. A monkey can have fleas, but a flea can't have monkeys. A blackboard. Sixty.
1.In the past, there ______no trees left in or around the village. A. is B. was C. were D. have been 2.What ________in the past few years ? A. changed B. had changed C. has changed D. have changed 3.A lot of work_______ in the past month. A. has done B. have been done C. was done D. has been done
3.few past,last, every few a. 1.in the past/last 2. in the past/last year in the past few years/months in the last few years over the past few years during the past few years for the past few years 4.at present ; in the future He went to see his father every few days.
AD 1005: China AD 2005: Modern world AD 3005: Your ideas Transport houses By horse or by simple vehicle such as a carriage Cars, trains, boats, airplanes, hovercraft, helicopter Spacecraft, time travel, personal flying cars or bikes Made of wood and mud; no bathrooms Flats in high rise buildings; kitchens and bathrooms Copy, modern flats, furniture in walls and floor; supply of oxygen Fill in the form:
villages towns Location of settle- ment Many small houses round a temple and a pond Houses along streets with shops attached; many services (eg haircut) offered Produce delivered; many blocks of flats together; floating parks for children Streets with markets, small shops and private houses Large modern buildings; old historical buildings; blocks of flats Tall modern buildings; many parks, everything built in concrete; with green trees in houses On the earth; on land On the earth On the earth; in space stations; under the sea; on the moon
2.Can you predict( )which problems can be solved in the future? Which ones will still be there? 1.What kind of problems human beings are facing? Pollution, population shortage of resources Population:control the birth rate Pollution: shortage of resources:develop new resources solar energy get worse?
R eading (Page 17) T he text is an e-mail written a man who has taken up a trip to the future. Read it quickly and tell me what it is about.
A. We were transported into the future by a comfortable time capsule. B. I arrived at Wang Ping's home and everything in his house made me surprised. C. I won a travel to the year AD 3005. D. I have my first try to master a hovering carriage. CADB Read fast and put the following sentences into right order.
Read the first two paragraphs and answer the questions 1. Why did I have the chance to travel to the year AD 3005? 2. What is a "time lag"? 3. How did I feel when I was in the capsule? 4. Who guides my trip? 5. Why did my guide give me some tablets? 6. Who transported us to the future?
1. Why did I have the chance to travel to the year AD 3005? The seats in the capsule are very comfortable. Time lag means a person gets flashbacks from his previous time Period. I took up the prize I won the year before. 3. How did I feel when I was in the capsule? 2. What is a time lag? Read the first two paragraphs and answer the questions
5. Why did my guide give me some tablets? Wang Ping's parents' company transported us to the future. The tablets could help me feel less nervous and uncertain. My friend Wang Ping is my guide to the future. 4. Who guides my trip? 6. Who transported us to the future?
Read the third paragraphs and answer the questions 1. How did I feel as soon as I was transported to the future? 2. How did Wang Ping solve this problem? 3. What do you think has caused this kind of problem?
Read the third paragraphs and answer the questions 1.How did I feel as soon as I was transported to the future? 2. How did Wang Ping solve this problem? Wang Ping gave a mask to the writer and hurried him through to a small room nearby to have a rest. After the writer was transported to the future, he was hit by the lack of fresh air.
3. What do you think has caused this kind of problem? Now we are causing more and more pollution to the nature, this will cause serious problems to life in the future. This may be the cause of the lack of fresh air in the future.
Read the last two paragraphs and answer the questions 1. What did Wang Ping's house look like? 2. What was the green wall made of ? What's the purpose of building this kind of green wal1? 3. How can you produce a TV set in Wang Ping's house? You can just flash a switch on the computer screen and a TV set will rise from the floor. The green wall was made of trees. The leaves of the trees will provide much-needed oxygen to the house. His house is a large bright, clean room. It had a green wall, a brown floor and soft lighting.
1. I was very nervous although I have traveled several times. 2. Wang Ping owns a company named Future Tours. 3. Before the trip, we had a calming drink which made us sleepy. 4. The air 1000 years later was as thick as todays. 5. I felt better after I took a rest in a small room. 6. I lost sight of Wang Ping because there were too many too many carriages. True or False ?
Visiting Wang Pings Home That is a large, ____ and ____ room. It had a brown floor, soft lighting and a _____ ____ which is actually trees. The ____ of the trees are used to _____ oxygen. By _______ a _____ on the computer screen, _______ such as tables and chairs ____ from under the floor as if by ______. Wang Pings mother told me to ____ _____ ____ some visits in the next day, and _______ a bed for me to rest. __________, I ____into the bed and fell ____ _____.bright clean greenwall leaves provide flashing switch furniture rose magic get ready produced Exhausted slid fast asleep for
D iscuss Compare life at present with in the future. Find out the changes on several items. Try to distinguish which changes are good and changes are not good and give reasons.
Items Life at present Life in the future Changes good or bad? Reasons Air pollution and water pollution; resource shortage The situation will get worse and worse The development of our society will cause human being to develop more and more resources; and the development of industry will cause worse pollution to our environment All kinds of shopping malls ( ) and shops; use both cash and credit cards People can go shopping in the shops and shopping malls, also on the internet The development of internet will provide lots of convenience EnvironmentEnvironment BusinessBusiness
TransportTransport EducationEducation Airplane, car, train, boat and helicopter Spacecraf t, time travel, personal flying car or bike More convenient; more swiftly People receive educatio n in school People receive education in school on the internet; can choose the subjects and the teachers they like Have more chances to receive different knowledge
Food Health Houses Rice, vegetable and all kinds of meat Some nutrient ( ) tablets Save time but not delicious You have to go to the hospital if you are sick Have family doctor or can see a doctor on the internet More convenient; can cure more diseases Flats in high rise buildings; with kitchens and bathrooms Cosy, modern flats, furniture in walls and floor Save living space
Discuss whether the writer has an optimistic or pessimistic view of the future. I think the writer has an optimistic view of the future. He was very excited when he traveled to the year AD 3005 and couldn't believe it was true. From this, we can see he is eager to go to the future. Though he was hit by the lack of fresh air, the problem was immediately solved by putting on a mask. And he tells us the transport in the future is convenient. When he Arrived Wang Ping's home, he found there were many trees after the wall moved, and these trees provided the house with much-needed oxygen. Finally he described the automatic equipment in Wang Ping's house. All the above has shown his view of the future.
Dont forget your homework: 1.Learn the new words by heart 2. find out the useful expressions 3.Preview learning about language