Presentation on theme: "Unit 2 Listening Listen carefully to the tape. Mr. Brown’s landlady has many house rules. Write down five of them. Example: The landlday asked Mr Brown."— Presentation transcript:
Listening Listen carefully to the tape. Mr. Brown’s landlady has many house rules. Write down five of them. Example: The landlday asked Mr Brown to put his coat in the closet. The landlady asked Mr Brown: 1._________________________________. 2._________________________________. 3._________________________________. 4._________________________________. 5._________________________________.
Complete the following sentences 1.Emily asked Karen______________________________. The teacher asked Karen and Emily __________________ ______________________. Karen told the teacher that Emily had asked her _________________________________________________. 2.Ms Smith told Harry_______________________________. Harry asked Ms Smith ______________________________. He also asked her __________________________________. Ms Smith told Harry not_____________________________. how to pronounce “kilometre” if there is anything that they are not clear how to pronounce “kilometre” to take two pizzas to Mr. Thompson if she can spell the name if she can repeat the address to forget to buy her some ketchup
Make up A dialogue for three students and act it out in class, using the following expressions to help you. Useful expressions Can you spell that, please? I beg your parden? Could you repeat that, please? How do you say …in English? What do you mean by…? How do you pronounce…? Could you speak a bit slowly, please? What does … mean?
Post- Reading 1.Why is it becoming more and more important to have a good knowledge of English? 2.In which countries do we find most native speakers of English? Give the names of three countries. 3.Living in China you can use English every day in different situations. Give two examples. Because English is spoken and used all around the world.With so many people communicating in English, it is becoming more and more important to have a knowledge of English. The United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Ireland and New Zealand. We can use English when we are having an international meeting, having a business talk with our business partner.
Complete the Following summary. English is a ________ ______all around the world. For more than 375million people in countries such as _______ and _______, English is their ______ ______. Another 375 million people _____ ______ as a second language. However, most people learn English at school as a ______ _______. The English language __also ____ by most international organizations as their working language, as well as in inter- national _____ and _______. Most foreigners visiting China are either__________ or ______. If they cannot ______ Chinese, they use ______ to communicate with Chinese people. In global culture, for example the Internet or popular music, English is widely used. In the future we will be speaking Chinese with our_______, but we will be _______ English with people around the world for our work. language spoken Australia Canada mother tongue Learn English foreign language isused trade tourism businessmentourists speak English using people
WORD STUDY 1 closet A a number f people or things that form more than half of a group 2 explain B information and understanding about a subject 3 majority C the same 4 mother tongue D a cupboard where you can put clothes 5 equal E to make something clear to understand by describing or giving information about it 6 communicate F native language 7 knowledge G the activity of buying,selling or exchanging goods or services 8 trade H to give information using speech, radio signals or body movement
American English and British English The differences between American English and British English How come the differences: 1.At first the language in Britain and America was the same. 2.In 1776 America became an independent country.The language began to change.The language in America stayed the same,while the language in England changed. 3.At the same time, British English and the American English stared borrowing words from other languages, ending up with different words. 4.In 1828 Noah Webster published the first American dictionary. And he changed the spelling of some words.
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What will you do if people don’t understand you? 1.Saying something one or two more times, slowly, often helps. 2.Maybe you are not pronouncing the word right. Try changing sounds. 3.Try to say the same thing but use different words. 4.If you don’t know the exact word for an object, you can give a description of what it looks like. 5.Replace difficult words with simple ones.