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A Busy Weekday Morning Section A Unit 2
Video Understanding Watch this lead-in video clip and think about the following questions: Question 1: What’s the problem between the boy and his parents in this video clip? Question2: What different opinions do the father and son hold towards the music? Question3: What’s the cause of this problem? Can you provide some solutions?
1.Narration : time order, time marker time marker: first, then, after, before Text Analysis Time markers in this passage 1).the radio clicked on 2).it was 6:15a.m : get up music shower 3).after her shower : put on T-shirt, jeans,sweater,makeup 4).she looked the clock again; it was late : breakfast, argument on manner,wearing, makeup 5). She ran to catch the school bus
2. The content of the passage Time : a morning Character : father, mother, sandy Problem they talk about: (contrast between parents and daughter) music bathroom T-shirt eat standing up brush teeth makeup
Sandy: “It(The music) has a really powerful message.” Parents: It was weird and horrible stuff with offensive language. How did the parents react? (Rock music blasted forth) 3.Contrast between daughter and parents
(In the bathroom) The shower felt great and in there she could be alone and sing. Sandy: Parents? They usually banged on the door to rush her if she stayed in the shower too long.
Wearing her old, green T-shirt and some jeans and wrapping her sweater around her shoulder. Sandy: It was disgusting. Parents:
Having breakfast while standing by the sink. Sandy: It wasn’t healthy to eat standing up. Parents:
Sandy: “I’ll brush my teeth when I’m done.” She should brush her teeth when she woke up and then brushed them again after breakfast. Parents?
Sandy: Wearing her makeup (such as eyeliner). Parents: “Too young to wear that much cosmetic.Wash it off.” All the girls at school did so. Some have tattoos...
4.Conclusion we can get after reading the passage Different attitude to things Parents are too talkative Both children and parents are too stubborn
Translation in their attempts to 1.... young people and their parents very often seem to fail in their attempts to communicate with each other. 年轻人和他们的父母试图彼此沟通，但似乎常常未能 如愿。 fail in (doing) sth.: cannot do sth. e.g. 他的英语考试没有及格。 He fails in the English test. in one’s/an attempt(s) to do... attempt to : 试图，力图
liking 2. It is as if they hear each other, and, not liking what they hear, choose to ignore it. 他们似乎互相倾听，但由于不喜欢所听到的，所以就 充耳不闻。 as if 好像 …… It is dark outside as if it is going to rain. I like what you said. 我喜欢你所说的话。 (more…)
More about “as if” as if + 虚拟从句 V-ed had + P.P. 主语 + 与现在事实相反 与过去事实相反 He talks as if he were a doctor. 他的谈吐好像他是个医生。 He talks as if he had known the news yesterday. 他谈起来好像昨天已知道 这个消息。
being 3. Welcome to our world of communication where it’s all too easy to expect others to be perfect while never being perfect ourselves. (Preview) 欢迎来到我们这个讨论沟通问题的世界，在这里，人 们总是很容易期望别人完美，而自己却无法完善其身。 该句的层次分析如下： Welcome to our world of communication where it’s all ① too easy to expect others to be perfect while never being ② perfect ourselves.
Sentence Structure She grabbed a glass of milk and ate a piece of toast while (she was) standing by the sink. You should brush your teeth when you wake up and then brush them again after breakfast. As she ran to catch the school bus, Sandy thought of her older brother Bill who was away at college.
Sentence Structure She listened to the music while reading the book. All the students shouted “Happy Teachers’ Day” to the teacher as he entered the classroom. She cried while/when (she was) asked what to do.
1. definitely (L7) You use definitely to emphasize that something is the case, or to emphasize the strength of your opinion. e.g. ： “I think the red one is better.” “Mm, definitely!” New words
3. disturb (L19) vt disturbed, disturbing disturbance.n. 1.interrupt, trouble or bother Sorry to disturb you, but I want to speak to Mr. John. 2. make sb. worried or unhappy They were rather disturbed by the way the government tried to cover the truth.
4. disgusting (L44) adj. unpleasant; completely unacceptable e.g. It tastes disgusting! 尝起来真恶心 It is disgusting that we girls have to do all the heavy work!
5. annoy v. (annoyed, annoying) (L52) If someone or something annoys you, it makes you very angry and impatient ( 不耐烦的 ). It just annoyed me to hear him murmuring. If you are annoyed, you are very angry about something. She is annoyed when she can’t work with her partner. Someone or something that is annoying makes you feel very angry and impatient. You may find his attitude annoying.
reach burst dry bolt Matching Game into for off out stretch one’s hand to get sth. start suddenly cause to become dry leave in a hurry
Phrasal Verbs Complete the ripple diagram. on off down up shower radio volume TV
Sandy __________ her parents didn ’ t like her _______ or her music and were getting very ______. Autumn ’ s parents made her study on Saturday nights but Sandy didn ’ t tell her parents. She didn ’ t want to give them any _____! The teenagers ______ many secrets, ________ each other ________. Sandy told Autumn ______ her telephone ______________ with her brother Bill. An _____ child, Autumn liked hearing about Sandy ’ s brother. explained makeup strict ideasshared trustingentirely about conversations only
After-class assignments 1. Finish exercises of Reading A. 2. What does the generation gap refer to?(writing) 3. What cause the generation gap ?(writing) 4. Have you ever been involved in a conflict with your parents, a loud fight or a lasting cold war? Can you tell us something about it ?(speaking) 5. How can we bridge the gap or at least narrow it down? (writing)