6 What is a robot?A robot is a machine designed to do jobs that are usually done by humans.6
7 Lead-in1.What can robots do for us?2.Would you like to have a robot? Why?
8 Listen and answer the questions 1.Who is the first person in Sunshine Town to own a robot?2.Why did he buy a robot?3.Why did the robot cause a lot of problems?4.How did he deal with the robot in the end?Mr. Jiang is.In order to have more spare time.Because it caught a virus.He returned the robot to the robot shop.
9 Read Paragraphs 1- 2 and answer the questions Careful reading:Read Paragraphs 1- 2 and answer the questions1. What does Mr. Jiang do?2. Where did he buy the robot?He is a salesman.From a robot shop
10 Read Paragraphs 3 – 5 and fill in the form In the morningWhat did the robot do?What did Mr Jiang do?__________ breakfast_________ his shirts________ a lunch boxstayed _____ bed for___________ hour every daymadeinironedan extramade
11 During the day What would the robot do? What did Mr Jiang do? He would _________ his flat.______ the laundry,_________ the dishes,__________ the floor, ______ the bed, ______ the rooms,_________________ at the supermarketworkedcleandowashsweepmakeairgo shopping
12 In the evening What did the robot do? What did Mr Jiang do? A __________ dinner would _____________ him on the table,________ the dishesHe _______ and _______ his favourite TV programmesrelaxedwatcheddeliciousbe ready forwashed
13 Read Paragraphs 6 - 7 and choose the wrong things that the robot did. 1. It cooked breakfast at the right time.2. It woke up Mr Jiang at the wrong time.3. It threw Mr Jiang’s breakfast into the dustbin.4. It threw Mr Jiang’s clean shirts into the dustbin.5. It moved around the house and knocked things over.6. It went out and often lost his way home.7. It made a mess in Mr Jiang’s flat.
15 When Mr. Jiang got home, he would find his flat in a mess. was on the bedfood:books:mirrors:coins:were in the rice cookerwere brokenwere spread all over the floor
16 Daniel is thinking of the good and bad points of having a robot. Help him complete the lists below.Good points1. I will have a lot more time.2. I can for a bit longer in the morning.3. It can help Mum do the when there are dirty clothes.4. It can my shirts after they are washed.5. It can after dinner.6. My will be as good as new.sparestay in bedlaundryironwash the dishesflat
17 Bad points a virus washing machine dustbin knock mess robot shop 1.If the robot catches , it will cause a lot of problems.2.It might put my breakfast in the3.It might even throw my shirts intothe along with the rubbish.4.It might some things over.5.It might make a in my flat.6.I might have to send it back to thea viruswashing machinedustbinknockmessrobot shop
18 Fill in the blanks:Mr. Jiang is and for his hobbies. So he bought to help him. It brought many changes. Mr. Jiang needn’t he could for longer. Mr. Jiang was very happy with the robot. But later, things changed. The robotand caused Mr. Jiang’s flat was Mr. Jiang was very unhappy. In the end , he decided toto the robot shop.very busyhas no timea robotdo any houseworkstay in bedcaught a virusmany problemsin a messreturn the robot
19 What is your ideal robot? Name:Appearance:Ability: do the housework / tell funny jokes / teach you Chinese , English and other subjects/ play football