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Unit One How to Improve Your Study Habits
Teaching Objectives and Contents: to get the students to know more knowledge with study habits and be familiar with the key words and phrases.Learn to use the –not only, but also/it’s true, but…structures. Understand the main idea of the text.
Warming-up: Discussion Everybody has his /her own study habits, how about you? There must be some good and effective study habits. What do you think are the good and effective ones? What are the main differences in study habits between school and college students? Now that you are university students, do you want to improve your study habits so as to adjust to the new circumstances? How?
Background Information 1.average intelligence The word “intelligence” means many things. The basic meaning is “the capacity to acquire and apply knowledge.” Here “average intelligence” means “normal ability to learn and understand.” A student with average intelligence or an average student is a student neither very bright nor very dull who does sufficiently well but wins no distinction. When we say a person is intelligent, we usually mean he or she studies and learns fast, or comes up with clever solutions to problems.
2.habits and hobbies Hobby : a leisure-time interest or activity taken up primarily for pleasure. A hobby may involve the development of intricate knowledge of or capability in a special field. For example: stamp-collecting, coin- collecting, photography, traveling, plane model making, and birdwatching. Habit : a tendency to repeat an act again and again, or a behavior pattern that has a degree of unconscious stubborn repetition. For example: a habit of scratching one's head when thinking, the habit of smoking, a habit of thrift, a reading habit,and a note-taking habit.
3.skimming and scanning Skimming and scanning are two major fast reading skills. These two terms are sometimes used interchangeable. Generally, however, skimming is defined as the ability to identify main ideas while rapidly discarding minor points. Scanning, In contrast, is defined as the ability to locate specific information or facts as rapidly as possible. Usually, when you scan for information, you know what you are looking for before you begin.
Key Structures 1.It’s important to set aside time for relaxation, hobbies, and entertainment as well. 2. Go over your notes as soon as you can after class. 句型 as… as one can
Language Points 1).not necessarily 2).to be the case: to be true 3).committed time 4).set aside: reserve for a special purpose, to put aside __Have you set aside some money for a possible emergency? 5).I stayed indoors too long to be aware that how cold it was outside. __we should also be aware of the risks and challenges we are face with in the globalized economy
6).to enable sb. to do: sb. be able to do... __Airplanes enable people to travel great distance rapidly. 7).distract sb. from doing: prevent sb from doing attract sb. to do/concentrate on/centre on/keep one's attention to.focus on __Please ~ on the blackboard. 8).be confused about: be bewildered __I'm confused about the difference between these two words
9).attitude __What's your ~ to /about /toward woman's rights? 10).to do …on /in /of purpose: aimly 故意地， 有意地 to the purpose: right to the point 中肯的， 合适的 on purpose to do …: 为了 — I assure you I came out from on purpose town to meet you 11).decide on : 决定， 想好，计划好 __He has decided on a date for departure. 12).as well as : and __The child is lively as well as healthy.( 健康又活泼 )
13).to share...with sb: to use...together with others 分享， 共有 __I share the dormitory with other five ones