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L o g o 新视野大学英语读写教程 Unit Five Stop Spoiling Your Children New Horizon College English
L o g o Contents Pre-teaching Activities Pre-teaching Activities Pre-teaching Activities Pre-teaching Activities While-teaching Activities While-teaching Activities While-teaching Activities While-teaching Activities After-teaching Activities After-teaching Activities After-teaching Activities After-teaching Activities
L o g o Nowadays, most Chinese families are one-child ones. So many parents love their children. But, if they love their children with excessive possessions, then they are ______ their children. spoiling Please look at the title—Stop Spoiling Your Children. Who are the intended readers of this passage and why? What do you think this passage should include and what writing techniques will be used in the passage to make it persuasive and convincing?
L o g o Structure Analysis & Writing Devices Structure Analysis & Writing Devices Expressions & Expressions & Sentence Structures Sentence Structures Summary of the Passage Summary of the Passage
L o g o Read Para. 1 to see what it is about and how it is developed. main idea: a common phenomenon—children are showered with lots of material possessions, that is, children are spoiled. writing device: with the author’s own observations Structure Analysis & Writing Devices Structure Analysis & Writing Devices
L o g o Read Para. 2 to see what it is about. main idea: Showering children with too many material possessions—something common in the USA, not only makes children come to take their parents’ generosity for granted, but can be harmful to children.
L o g o Read Para. 3 to predict what the following paragraphs will talk about. Reasons why parents spoil their children Scan Para. 4-6 to find out what reasons for spoiling children are mentioned and what main writing technique is used in the part of Para. 3-6.
L o g o Reasons for parents to spoiling their children wanting children to have everything fearing their children may feel unloved or be made fun of without such material possessions. fluctuation due to inability to stand up to children’s unreasonable demands. out of a sense of guilt
L o g o Main writing technique General statement I believe there are several reasons (for parents to spoiling their children). (Para.3) Details deduction wanting children to have everything and fearing their children may feel unloved or be made fun of without such material possessions. (Para. 5) fluctuation due to inability to stand up to children’s unreasonable demands. out of a sense of guilt (Para. 4)
L o g o Read Para. 7 to 8 to see what is discussed and how it is discussed. main idea: harmful effects of spoiling children writing technique: deduction General Statement: The effects of providing too much can be harmful. (Para. 7) Details: (Para. 7 and 8)
L o g o Scan Para. 7-8 to find out the harmful effects of spoiling children. Children have fewer opportunities to learn the value of money. They have less experience in learning to handle satisfaction delay. children may become greedy, selfish, ungrateful and insensitive to the needs and feelings of others. It undermines their respect for their parents. It will make children push further on their parents.
L o g o Read Para. 9 to 11 to see what is talked. try to determine what makes you submit or feel guilty. do not expect your children to respond at once immediately (be patient and stick to your new leaf) begin to make firm decisions and practice responding to children’s requests promptly & definitely be satisfied with gradual improvement. Suggestions to stop spoiling children
L o g o Expectation from adapting such suggestions: Both you and your children will be happier After learning this passage, we can see the a writing technique is used on the passage level. What’s it?
L o g o Problem—parents spoiling children (Para. 1) problem Reasons for the problem (Para. 3-6) Harmful effects of the problem (Para. 7-8) Advice to stop spoiling children (Para. 9-11) In the end, both you and your children will be happier (the last sentence in Para. 11) solution evaluation
L o g o In this passage called “Stop Spoiling Your Children”, the author first points out that many parents _________ their children _____ too many material possessions. Then, he goes to analyzes the ______ for parents to _____ their children, including __________________________________ _______________, a wish that their children to have everything, their inability to _________ their children’s unreasonable demands, etc. To the author, spoiling showering with reasons spoil a sense of guilt of being not spending enough with their children stand up to Summary of the Passage Summary of the Passage
L o g o children does nothing but ______ to children: they may become ____________, ungrateful and ________to the needs and feeling of others; their ______ for parents may be _________; they will less _________ to be creative, have fewer _______ to know the value of money and less experiences to ____ with delay in satisfaction, when everything requested is given ________. So, in the last part, the author _______ parents to stop spoiling children by firstly ________ what makes you feel guilty, then making firm harm greedy, selfish insensitive respect undermined challenged chances deal on demand advises determining
L o g o decisions and _______ to children’s requests in a _____________ manner, being satisfied with ________________. If parents keeping doing so, both parents and their children will be ______ for it. responding prompt, definite gradual improvement happier
L o g o After-teaching Activities After-teaching Activities After-teaching Activities After-teaching Activities 1. Writing a composition of “Stop Doing Something”, “Stop Smoking”, for example, in a problem-solution-evaluation pattern and with deduction. 2. Finish the exercises that follow the passage on Page.
L o g o 1. assign…to (Line 2, Para. 1) send…to (a particular place) examples: He was assigned to a school in the country. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures name…for (a task/position) They’ve assigned their best man to the job.
L o g o 4. as accommodation for (Line 3, Para. 4) as compensation/compromise for example: Government usually gives local people certain sums of money as accommodation for their confiscated ( 被征用的 ) land. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 2. make a point (Line 1, Para. 2) make one’s opinion known example: When one makes a point, supports are needed. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 3. take…for granted (Line 3, Para. 2) believe…to be true without thinking or looking for proof examples: We take it for granted that knowledge advances rapidly. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures benefit from without showing gratitude She always takes my help for granted.
L o g o 5. shower…with (Line 4, Para. 4) give…much/many… example: Parents have been showering their children with affection/love. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 6. pine for… (Line 2, Para. 5) long for example: Many college students pine for a computer to help them with their studies. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 7. stand up to… (Line 1, Para. 6) defend oneself against example: He is too weak to stand up to her. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 8. feel a wave of…for (Line 4, Para. 6) fell much…for example: I felt a wave of sadness and regret for the troubled boy. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 9. (in)sensitive to… (Line 5, Para. 7) (not) deeply understanding/aware of example: Manufacturers sensitive to the needs of customers usually have the upper hand during the fierce competition. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 10. on demand (Line 4, Para. 8) whenever someone asks example: PLA men are ready to devote themselves on demand. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures
L o g o 11. turn on a new leaf (Line 1, Para. 11) change one’s way of life for better example: The troubled youngster promised to turn on a new leaf in the future. Expressions & Sentence Structures Expressions & Sentence Structures