23a Read the article. Then read the statements about the article 3a Read the article. Then read the statements about the article. Write “T”(for true) or “F”(for false).How I learned to learn English Last year my English class was difficult for me. First of all, it wasn’t easy for me to understand the teacher when she talked to the class. To begin with, she spoke too quickly, and I couldn’t understand every word. Later on, I realized that it doesn’t matter if you don’t understand every word. Also I was afraid to speak in class, because I thought my classmate might laugh at me.I couldn’t always make complete sentences, either.0 first of all 首先;第一laugh at sb笑话;取笑(某人)later on 以后;随后complete adj. 完整的;完全的be afraid to do sth害怕去做… be afraid of sth/doing sth be afraid+that引导的从句sentence n. 句子 make a sentence 造句
3Then I started to watch English language TV. It helped a lot Then I started to watch English language TV. It helped a lot. I think that doing lots of listening practice is one of the secrets of becoming a good language learner. Another thing that I found very difficult was English Grammar. So I decided to take lots of grammar notes in every class. Then I started to write my own original sentences using the grammar I was learning. It’s amazing how much this helped. Now I am enjoying learning English and I got an A this term. My teacher is very impressed.secret n.秘密;机密take notes 做笔记;做记录learner n.学习者enjoy doing 喜欢做…乐于做…term n.学期impress v. 使感动…;给…深刻印象impress sth on sb /impress sb with sth 使某人铭记某事
41. First of all , it wasn’t easy for me to understand the teacher 1. First of all , it wasn’t easy for me to understand the teacher. 首先，对我而言，听懂老师的话并不容易。 first of all 首先 It is (was) …for sb to do sth . 在这个句型中，不定式做真正的主语，it是形式主语。2. 一些词组 laugh at sb 嘲笑某人 take notes 记笔记 enjoy doing sth 乐意做某事 be impressed 深受感动的
53. 在这篇文章中，出现了许多表示顺序或承接的连词或词组。这些词使全文流畅、生动、层次清晰，理清楚。在写作中，正确使用连接词，会使文章增色不少，提高档次。在文章中，出现的词有： first of all 首先 to begin with 一开始 later on 后来、随 also 也、而且（用于肯定句） either 也（用于否定句） so 因此 then然后
6teacher, speak, too quickly, not understand ChallengesSolutionsteacher, speak, too quickly, not understandnot, matter, if, not, understand, every word
7Solutions Challenges be afraid to, speak in class, laugh at, watch English-language TV, help, a lotdo lots of listening practice, secret, a good language learnernot, make complete sentences,
8English grammar， difficult/ poor ChallengesSolutionsEnglish grammar， difficult/ poordecide to, take notes, lots of,write, own original sentences …
9She spoke too quickly for me to understand. =she spoke so quickly that I couldn’t understand.
11１．听不懂每一个单词没关系。 2）做大量的听力练习是秘诀之一。 3) 课上记大量的笔记。 4）用学习的语法自己造句子。 What are the solutions?１．听不懂每一个单词没关系。2）做大量的听力练习是秘诀之一。3) 课上记大量的笔记。4）用学习的语法自己造句子。
12Write “T”(for true) or “F”(for false) The writer found learning English difficult because…1. the teacher’s pronunciation was poor.2. people always laughed at her when she spoke.3. she had trouble making complete sentences.4. English grammar was difficult.Her English improved when she started..5. going out with English-speaking friends.6. lots of speaking practice.7. using grammar in original sentences.FFTTFFT
133b 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 that may 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,fast adv.快地;迅速地
141. What isn’t easy about learning English? 4 INTERVIEW Ask three classmates about learning English. Take notes. Then tell the class about their answers.1. What isn’t easy about learning English?2. What do you do about this?3. What is your favorite way to learn more English?Han Wen says that listening is sometimes difficult if people speak too fast.