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Unit 15 Lesson 3 Teachers are very important to a person in learning. What is a good teacher like? My portrait of a good teacher is one with kindness, patience and imagination. A good teacher can have an important effect on his or her students all their life. Teachers
Work in pairs, talking about the teacher you like best. The questions will help you. 1.Which of your teachers you have ever had impresses you most? 2. What subject does he/she teach? 3.What was your first impression of the teacher? 4.What was your formal attitude towards the subject? 5. What changes took place with the help of the teacher? 6.In what way did the teacher help you? 7.Why did you like him/her?
New words in this lesson angle n. 角 triangle n. 三角形 atom n. 原子 pour vt. 倒, 灌 powder n. 粉, 粉末 flame n. 火焰, 火舌 lack vt. 缺乏, 没有 spit vi 吐口水, 吐痰 drag vt. 拖, 拉 acid n. 酸 onion n. 洋葱 access n. 接近或进入之路 worthwhile adj. 值得努力的 spy n. 间谍 glue n. 胶, 胶水 fellow n. 同伴 fellow students 同学
Word study: Work in groups and guess the meaning of the words and expressions with the help of the context of the text. Inspiration Inspiration Enthusiasm DemonstrateEnthusiasm Demonstrate RebelliousRebellious ConfidenceConfidence
Inspiration Stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or activity. 鼓舞：使人的心灵或情感受到刺激而达到更高层次情 感和行动的东西 The condition of being so stimulated. 振奋：受到如此刺激的状况 Enthusiasm Great excitement for or interest in a subject or cause. 热情，热忱：对某物或某事的极大热情或兴趣 A source or cause of great excitement or interest. 热衷的事物：激发热情或兴趣的事物
Demonstrate To show to be true by reasoning or adducing evidence; prove: 证实，论证：通过推理或引证说明真实性；证明： demonstrate a proposition. Rebellious Prone to or participating in a rebellion: 反叛的：倾向于或参与造反的： rebellious students.
Confidence A feeling of assurance, especially of self-assurance. 自信：确信的感觉；尤指自信 The state or quality of being certain: 确信：有把握的状态或性质： I have confidence in your ability to succeed.
Read the passage again,and work in pairs, asking and answering questions according to the passage, using the information you have collected. 1.What kind of pupil was Graham?What kind of pupil was Graham? 2.How did the teacher help him?How did the teacher help him? 3.What changes happened to him?What changes happened to him? 4.Why does Graham thinks Mr. Jenkins was his inspiration?Why does Graham thinks Mr. Jenkins was his inspiration? 5.Is the teacher still a great help to Graham? How?Is the teacher still a great help to Graham? How? 6.What kind of teacher was Mr. Jenkins in Graham’s eyes?What kind of teacher was Mr. Jenkins in Graham’s eyes? 7.Would you like a teacher like Mr. Jenkins?Would you like a teacher like Mr. Jenkins? 8.Why does Graham often think about Mr Jenkins? 9.How does Mr Jenkins feel about Graham now?
1.What kind of pupil was Graham? He was a bit lazy, rebellious, not cooperative, lacked confidence, and was not good at most school subjects.
2. How did the teacher help him? The teacher first made him become interested in his lessons, and then encouraged him to be confident in learning
3. What changes happened to him? He took interest in his lessons, became confident, diligent and good at his lessons.
4. Why does Graham thinks Mr. Jenkins was his inspiration? Because Mr. Jenkins was full of enthusiasm and was able to make his teaching interesting.
5. Is the teacher still a great help to Graham? How? Yes. Graham follows Mr. Jenkins in his work, and sometimes he wishes to have the teacher’s advice.
6. What kind of teacher was Mr. Jenkins in Graham’s eyes? To Graham, Mr. Jenkins was an inspiring teacher full of enthusiasm.
7. Would you like a teacher like Mr. Jenkins? If you have a teacher like Mr.Jenkins, what will happen to you?
8. Why does Graham often think about Mr Jenkins? Graham often think about Mr Jenkins because the first time he explained science to an audience, it was Mr Jenkins who asked him to do it. Now he does it for a living
He is proud of Graham now 9. How does Mr Jenkins feel about Graham now?
Test your memory: Complete the following according to the passage from memory. I wasn’t a particularly _______ and ___________ student at school. I know I shouldn't have been so __________, but it was probably because I lacked __________. Mr. Jenkins made me ____ that I could do things. I was __________ in astronomy and he asked me to ____ a lesson to the class. That was ______ the first time I ever _____ to explain _______ to an audience. willing cooperative rebellious confidence feel interested give reallytried science
Some important phrases in this lesson leave school 毕业 be good at = do well in 擅长于 add up to 加起来总和是 a couple of 几个 / 次 / 两三个 / become interested in…… 对 …… 产生兴趣 for the first time 第一次 used to 过去常常 / 曾经 pour…into… 把 … 倒入 … explain… to… 向 … 解释 … have access to 有接近 / 进入的方法 / 机会 / 权利等 turn …into… 把 … 变成 … set up/carry out an experiment 做实验 do/make/perform an experiment 做实验
1.I suppose I was a bit lazy and now I wish I’d done more work, especially in maths. a bit 有点儿, 稍微 We need a bit more time for the work. Could you turn the radio down a bit? Wish 经常用来表示现在或任何时候都不能实 现的愿望, 从句中用虚拟语气. eg. You lucky dog! I wish I were you.
2.Before Mr Jenkins, science had simply been a subject full of strange words to me. be full of 充满 / 装满 His heart was full of curiosity. The house was full of smoke and shouts 3.I remember that he let me pour some powder into the rocket and then another student lit a flame to set it off. set off 使爆炸, 使爆发, 引起 China set off hydrogen bomb successfully.
4. fun Sailing is good fun. 乐趣，快乐，享乐的事（不可数） 帆船运动很有乐趣 。 我们在萨拉的聚会上玩得很开心 。 We had a lot of fun at Sarah’s party.
worth --- worthwhile --- worthy Words often confused and misused be ~ sth (time / energy / effort / labor / trouble…) Worth 值；值得 be ~ sth ( price / money / cost…) 这衣服真的值 300 块吗？ 我觉得这房子值不了你出的那个价 Is the coat really worth 300 yuan? I don’t think the house is worth the price you offer. be ~ doing ( 主动表被动） 这么个结果花这么大力气去干真不值得 Such a result isn’t worth the effort you made. Such an old house isn’t worth repairing.
worth --- worthwhile --- worthy Words often confused and misused Worthwhile 值得的 it is ~ to do / doing ~ something something be ~ a worthwhile career a worthwhile effort a worthwhile experiment Don’t you think the trouble I take is worthwhile? It's worthwhile taking the trouble to explain a job fully to new employees It’s worthwhile to do anything for such a son like yours!
a. 有价值的, 可尊敬的, 值得的, 配得上的 worthy Words often confused and misused worthy sth He who does his duty is worthy of praising. No one is worthy to have this position right now We help only the worthy poor/ I think he’s a worthy rival for you He’s a worthy gentleman worthy of sth It was a performance worthy of a master It was difficult to find words worthy of the occasion. Their efforts are worthy of your support.worthy of doing // worthy to do
Read the second passage about a pupil and see what kind of pupil Graham was in Mr. Jenkins’ eyes. Pair work Ask and answer questions according to the text, using the information collected.
1.How did Mr. Jenkins feel about Graham at first? 2.What’s the impression of Graham to Mr.Jenkins now? 3.What are the problems with teaching now? 4.Why does Mr.Jenkins love teaching?
1.How did Mr. Jenkins feel about Graham at first? He was a bit “difficult”. Do you know what “difficult” here refers to? He was lazy, unwilling to study, not cooperative and rebellious.
2. What’s the impression of Graham to Mr.Jenkins now? Graham is successful and he is proud of having such a student. What does “successful” here refer to? It refers to his science books and his work as a TV presenter.
3. What are the problems with teaching now? There are discipline problems and lack of money.
4. Why does Mr.Jenkins love teaching? It’s a great feeling when he knows he has taught something well and it also makes him proud when he sees his pupils doing well. I feels that he has achieved something.
Test your memory Complete the sentences from the passage from your memory. 1.When Graham came into my class, he was a bit “_________”. 2.I say to my wife, “ Oh, look, I ____ to teach him!” 3.I only wish I was as __________ with all my pupils as with Graham. 4.My wife often wishes I had chosen a less _________ career. 5.I feel that I’ve ________ something. difficult used successful stressful achieved
Grammar Wish and should have Find sentences in the text. 1. I wish I had done more work, especially in maths. 2. Sometimes I wish I could phone him and ask for his opinion. 3. I wish I was as successful with all my students as was with Graham. 4. And I wish they would decrease the size of classes……………
5. I know that I wasn’t a willing student and I shouldn’t have been so difficult. 6. He was very bright and should have done much better in all his other subjects. 7. The government should have put more money towards science education. 8. My wife often wishes that I had chosen a job with less stress but I love what to do. Grammar Wish and should have Find sentences in the text.
Regrets about the PRESENT: wish + Past Simple Tense wish + could/should/should not + bare infinitive I wish I had more free time. = I’d like to have more free time at present. The classes should be smaller. Regrets about the PAST: Wish + Past Perfect Tense Wish + should/should not + Present Perfect Tense I wish we had gone rock climbing last weekend.= I regret we didn’t go rock climbing last weekend. I shouldn’t have gone to that school.
Grammar exercises: “ wish and should have “ Find sentences or sentence parts in the texts that mean the same as the ones listed below. Graham: 1. I regret that I didn’t do enough work at school. = I wish ________________________. 2. It’s a pity I was so difficult. = I shouldn’t _____________________. 3. Sometimes I want to phone Mr Jenkins to ask for his opinion. =I wish ___________________________________. I’d done more work have been so difficult I could phone him and ask for his opinion
Mr Jenkins: 4. It’s a pity Graham didn’t do better in other subjects. = He should _________________________________. 5. The government didn’t put enough money towards science education. =The government should _______________________ 6. I think the classes are too big. = I wish ______________________________. 7. My wife often regrets that I didn’t choose a job with less stress. =My wife often wishes __________________________ have done much better in all his other subjects. put more money towards science education. they would decrease the size of classes that I had chosen a job with less stress.
Assignment Interview your favorite teacher. Ask about his/her feeling of his/her students and attitude towards teaching. Write about your favorite teacher according to the interview and your impression of him/her. Display your work on the bulletin board.
That’s all for today. Thank you, all ! So long!