2Signal WordsThe ability to identify signal words can help us follow the thread of the speaker’s thought.
3Warm-up ExercisesMost people like music. In fact, we are surrounded by it. It’s on the radio and television and can be heard in stores and offices.not everyone likes the same kind of music.change in thoughtHowever,
4The manager of the music shop was called Brian Epstein. Epstein decided to go and listen to the group himself.Becauseso many people had asked for a record by the Beatles,Cause-effect
5？？ I would like to talk about classical music and its representative composers, ？？ I will move on to jazz music,and ？？ I will focus on pop music in the last century.
6then I will move on to jazz music, Firstly I would like to talk about classical music and its representative composers,then I will move on to jazz music,and finally I will focus on pop music in the last century.Listing of InformationListing of InformationListing of Information
7We listen to exciting music and our hearts beat faster, our blood pressure rises, and our blood flows more quickly.???,we’re stimulated.
8We listen to exciting music and our hearts beat faster, our blood pressure rises, and our blood flows more quickly.In short,we’re stimulated.drawing a conclusion; summarizing链接说明：点击链接按钮，链接到另一ppt文件：anticipation
9Listening Tasks First listening topicBackground music may seem harmless, but it can have a powerful effect on those who hear it.Teaching Tips:First Listening:Listen to the first sentence and note it down.T asks LL the questions:What is the topic of the passage they will listen to?What will be mainly talked about in the continuing part?main idea
10Listening with the signal words Background music may…, but it can…first/very soon/nowTo begin with,…/however,…But it has to be…, because…Yet, slow music isn’t…So restaurant owners might be well advised to …Teaching Tips:Second Listening:T asks LL to write down the signal words on their exercise books;T asks LL to note down the relative information in the 2nd listening. (If necessary, LL can listen to the text again.)3. T checks with LL part by part.
11Recorded background music first found its way into factories, shops and restaurants in USA. Very soon,it spread to other parts of the world.Now,It is becoming _______ to go shopping or eat a meal without listening to music.difficult
12To begin with, background music was intended simply to create a soothing atmosphere. Recently, however,it’s becoming a big business.An American expert has shown that music canboost sales or increase factory production by as much as 1/3 (a third).illustration
13But it has to be the ____ music. light______ music has no effect at all on sales.Lively_____ music can increase receipts by 34%.SlowThis is probably because shoppers __________ and have more __________ to spot items they would like to buy.slow downopportunity
14But it has to be the light music. isn’t always the answer.slow musicYet,The expert found that in restaurants slow music meant customers took longer to eat their meals, which reduce overall sales.What’s the topic of the last sentence?
15So restaurant owners ____________________ to play ____________ keep the customers moving – unless, of course, the resulting indigestion leads to complain.might be well advised tofaster music
16Third listening Very soon it spread to other parts of the world. Recently, however, it’s becoming a big business.light music vs. lively musicslow downmore opportunityYet, slow music isn’t always the answer.So restaurant owners might be well advised to play faster music to…Teaching Tips:Third listening:T asks LL to listen to the whole text again with the help of the keys words.Before listening, T informs LL of the speaking task after listening: retell the passage with the signal words.Work in pairs;Oral presentation before class. (Volunteers are encouraged.)
17Repeating Background music may…, but it can… first/very soon/now To begin with,…/however,…But it has to be…, because…Yet, slow music isn’t…So restaurant owners might be well advised to …