2Unit 2 News media Topic Functional items Structure Reading Writing News and the mediaExpressing opinionsThe Past Participle (1)(Used as Attribute and Predicative)Behind the headlinesA comparison paragraph
3News Media Warming up Speaking Listening Reading Language study
9What does news media mean? How do news media affect our daily life?Tools which are used to spread(传播) news.With news media we can know what happens home and abroad（国内外）.
10The characters of different media a broadcast medium / be broadcast live / provide people with colorful moving pictures / have to own a TV setTV
11The characters of different media fast / varieties of information / have different opinions of the same subject / communicate with each other easily / have a computer which is linked to the InternetInternet
12The characters of different media a broadcast medium / be broadcast live / listen to it whenever you like with a portable radio /can’t have visible enjoymentRadio
13The characters of different media provide people with detailed information on a certain subject / focused on a topic /published weekly / monthly / news comes latemagazine
14The characters of different media a medium for reading / report the latest news / can be kept for a long time / cheap to buy / can’t express one’s idea freelynewspaper
15Talk about news and the media magazine, newspaper, radio, TV, website, broadcast,editor, edit, editorials, facts,headline, interview, journalist, opinions,reliable, reporter, true objective, biased.
17selfless honest clever Describing people Give a suitable word for each of the descriptions to show what a person is like. You can choose from the below: independent,serious,determined,clever,selfless,humorous.selfless1A person always helps those in trouble without seeking any repay.2 A person always tells truth,never tells a lie.3 A person is good at finding a way out.He\she can work out maths problems quickly and correctly.honestclever
18serious humorous independent determined 4 A person never tells a joke or smiles.5 A person likes making people laugh and happy by doing funny things or by telling interesting storieshumorousindependent6 A person doesn’t like depending on others when doing something .7 A person is not afraid of failure , but keeps on trying to gain success.determined
19Part 1Part 2Bothneitherwas firedFaced difficultiescarefulTalk too muchfunnynosygeneroushonestA nice personVery clever
201 What kind of person is Jim Gray? Questions:1 What kind of person is Jim Gray?2 Why is he no longer working for the company?
21Mr Keller: he was serious, too slow Paul , Wendy: he is caring, and hard-working, he took the time to do a job well and always had a kind word for his colleague.
22SpeakingYou are the editors of a newspaper. Here is a list of ten things that happened today. You may only report five of them. Decide which events you are going to put in your newspaper and give reasons for you choices. Compare with those of your classmates.
23200 people died in an earthquake in Turkey. France elected a new president.Two men robbed a bank in Shanghai.China beat Brazil 2-1 in football.Three children from your city were killed.
24Food prices are going up. A house in your city burnt down. Nobody was injured.2000 people in your city moved into new building today and were happy.A Chinese scientist has invented a new engine that does not pollute the air.There is a rumour that a large company wants to build a factory in your city.
261.Do you know how a newspaper is made? Leading in1.Do you know how a newspaperis made?2.What is a reporter in charge for?3.What is an editor in charge for?
27How is a newspaper made? chief interview developed take check The__________ editor holda meetimg.Journalists people andwrite storieschiefinterviewPhotographers _____ photographs.Photos are quickly__________developedtakeEditors ________ the report.Editors write the________________.checkheadlinesThe newspapers are _________by train and truck.delivered.The newspapers are____________.printed.
28Pre-readingThe text below is about reporters and newspapers. Look at the title and the pictures. Try to guess which of the following questions the text will answer._____ How does a reporter decide what to write?_____ How much does a newspaper cost?_____ Why do people read newspapers?_____ How do newspapers report what happens?_____ Where do people read newspapers?_____ How do newspapers help us understand the world?
29Scan the passage to match the following Behind the headlinesScan the passage to match the followingDecide what to writeaboutUses of news mediaGeneral description ofnewspapersJournalists’ favouritearticlesTopics they areinterested inPara 1Q 1 and answersQ 2 and answersQ 3 and answerslast paragraph
30Careful readingNow please read the text carefully and try to find out the answers to the following questions.
31No, they don’t . Chen ying and Zhu lin The editor Do newspaper and other media simply record what happens?No, they don’t .2. Who were asked to be interviewed to tell usmore about news and newspaper?Chen ying and Zhu lin3.Whom does a reporter have to discuss with before he/she decides what to write?The editor
324. What is the editor ‘s job? To keep the newspaper balanced and interesting to the readers.5.Is interviewing someone difficult ?What must a reporter know?Yes . A reporter must know how to ask the right questions and how to get people to talk about the topic.
33Various answers are possible. 6. Which article is Chen ying’s favourite one ?is it news or an interesting story?The one she wrote about the efforts to bring stolen cultural relics back to china7. Is the story ZhuLin like best about famous people ? If not , what is it about and why she likes it best?No ,it isn’t . The story Zhu lin like best about an ordinary young woman who tries to adapt to her new life after studying abroad.8.If you were a reporter, what would you like to write about?Various answers are possible.
349.What is the basic task for a reporter? To report an event truthfully.10. What result can TV programmesand printed articles bring to us?They bring us a better understanding of the world on all sides, leading to a future world where people from and different views and opinions are tolerated
35True or falseNewspaper and other media just record what happens.The reporter has to discuss with the editor before he/she decides what to write.Much has been done before the reporter starts writing.Chen Ying’s favourite story is about an ordinary young woman.The media can often help solve problems and draw attention to situations where help is needed.FTTFT
37e.g. face (to) the south 面对南方 I was faced with a new problem. be faced with 面临；面对face up to 面对；承担face the music （对自己的行为后果）接受批评e.g.I was faced with a new problem.She couldn’t face up to the fact.The boy was caught cheating in the examination and had to face the music.
38e.g. 2. be generous with sth. 对……很大方（慷慨） Your uncle is very generous to buy you that car for your birthday.He is generous with his money.It was generous of you to forgive her.
39e.g. to do rob： steal： pick： rob sb. / a place of sth. 从某人（某地）抢走某物3. rob sb. / a place of sth.rob：steal：pick：rob sb. / a place of sth.steal sth. from sb.pick one’s pocket抢某人的某物偷某人的某物扒某人的口袋毫不费劲地4. without efforte.g.He did it without effort.spare no effortmake an effortmake no effort不遗余力地做某事努力做某事不努力做to do
405. more than ---- not only 不仅仅 （常与simply, just一起用加强语气）e.g. 1). China Daily is more than a newspaper but my friend.2). Being a good listener means much more than just“ listening with ears”.6. for once = just for once; just this once 只有这一次e.g. 1） He beat me for once.2）Just for once he arrived on time.3) You can go with me, but just for this time.
41e.g. 1) This paragraph relates to the international situation. 7. relate … to 与……有关联e.g. 1) This paragraph relates to the internationalsituation.2) To what events did your remarks relate?搭配记忆：be related to /with 与……有关have relation to sth 同某事有关in relation to 与……有关
428. People to be interviewed = People who will be People interviewed = People who were / havebeen interviewedPeople being interviewed = People who are beinge.g. the building to be built next yearthe building built last yearthe building being built now
439. be / get / become addicted to = unable to stop taking or using sth. as a habit嗜好，沉溺于，醉心于e.g. 1) Soon he became addicted to cigarettes.2) He was often late for work after he got addicted towine.10. even if = even though 即使，虽然e.g. 1）Even if I have to walk all the way, I’ll get there.2）Even if we achieve great success in our work, weshould not be proud.
44e.g. 1）I’m embarrassed (使局促不安) about 11. draw attention to 对……表示关注e.g. 1）I’m embarrassed (使局促不安) aboutmy mistake; please don’t draw attention to it.2）He drew my attention to an error in the report. 12. on all sides = on every side 在各方面；四面八方e.g. 1）There were mountains on all sides.2）They were trapped with enemies on every side.