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Grammar: Exclamations U1L3 Period 3
What emotion does exclamation express? –Our football team won the game. – How Wonderful! ______________ What a lovely day today! It’s a good time for hiking. ________________ What heavy traffic! I’m late again. __________________ –Susan failed the French exam. –What a shame! ________________ How beautiful the flowers are! ______________ How smart the boy is to say “I love you” in 15 different languages! _____________ excitement anger/complaint disappointment admiration surprise
Girl or Boy?! What is speaker A’s emotion? A: What a naughty boy he is! B: She’s not a boy. She’s a girl. A: Really? How short her hair is! B: It’s her mother’s choice. A: Wow. What a strange mother she is! B: Mary, come back! Let’s go home! A: Is she your…? B: She’s my daughter. A: Terribly sorry. I don’t know you’re her father. B: Never mind. By the way, I’m not her father. I’m her MOTHER! A: Ahhhhhhhhhhh… Exclamations are used to express STRONG emotions.
WHAT-exclamations Group 1 What a naughty boy he is! What an interesting book it is! What a happy life they are living! What a good time we had yesterday evening! RULE 1 What + ________+ __________+ 主语 + 谓语 +______ a/an 可数名词 / 名 词词组单数
WHAT-exclamations Group 2 What fine weather it is! What interesting books they are! What heavy traffic there is on the highway! RULE 2 What + _______________ + 主语 + 谓语 + ______ 不可数名词 / 名 词词组 可数名词 / 名词 词组复数
HOW-exclamations Group 3 How short her hair is! How beautiful the flowers are! How hard he works! How fluently the boy speaks English! RULE 3 How + ________________ + 主语 + 谓语 + _____ 形容词 / 副词
HOW-exclamations Group 4 How I want to see you! How I like my job! How time flies! RULE 4 How +_______+ _______+ 主语谓语
Conclusion What + 名词 / 名词词组 + 主语 + 谓语！ 必要时，名词 / 名词词组前要加不定冠词 a/an How + 形容词 / 副词 + 主语 + 谓语！ How + 主语 + 谓语！ 感叹句的主语和谓语部分可省略。
Practice Fill in the correct words to complete the following sentences. ___________ nice the coat is! ___________ good teachers they are! ___________ fine day it is today! ___________ important information he’s given us! ____________ fast Liu Xiang ran in men’s 110- metre hurdles! How What What a What
Exclamations and Statements Look at the two columns of the sentences. Exclamations 感叹句 Statements 陈述句 What a naughty boy he is!He is (such) a naughty boy. What a happy life they are living! They are living (such) a happy life. What heavy traffic there is on the highway! There is (such) heavy traffic on the high way. How short her hair is!Her hair is (so) short. How hard he works!He works (so) hard. How I like my job!I (really) like my job.
Practice Rewrite the following sentences into exclamations. It is a good idea. → ___________________________ You have strange friends. → _____________________________ He worked a long time. → ______________________________ The robot is efficient. → ______________________________ Mary used to do her homework carelessly. → _____________________________________________ Your teacher does understand you. → __________________________________________ What a good idea it is! What strange friends you have! What a long time he worked! How efficient the robot is! How carelessly Mary used to do her homework! How your teacher understands you!
Mini-talk 1 –Mom bought me a new dress as my birthday present. Would you like to see it? –Ok! ___________________! (to admire the pretty dress)
Mini-talk 2 –I spent the whole summer vacation practicing the piano. And I finally passed the test and got the certificate. –Congratulations! ___________________! (to admire the speaker’s hard work.)
Mini-talk 3 A: How much is this laptop? B: It’s the newest model. It’s 8,999 Yuan. A: ____________________! (to complain the expensive price)
Mini-talk 4 –Would you like to clean the dorm? This is the key. –____________________! It’s total a mess here. (to complain the dirty room)
Oliver Twist A: What are you doing? B: I’m reading Oliver Twist, a novel by Charles Dickens. A: What is it about? B: It’s about Oliver, an orphan. When he was born, both his parents died. No one loved him. He had to work long hours and only ate little food in a workhouse. He and his workmates were always hungry. A: __________________! (Say something about Oliver’s life.) Did he ask for more food?
Oliver Twist B: Yes. But Mr. Bumble, the owner was very angry about it. He shut Oliver in a cold, dark room and beat him everyday. A: _________________! (Say something about Mr. Bumble.) What happened next? B: Oliver was sent to a coffin shop. He still lived a painful life there and decided to run away. A: _________________! (Say something about Oliver.) Did he succeed? B: Yes. He went to London for a new life. A: _________________! (Say something about your feeling.) Did he live a better life there? B: I don’t know. I’ve just read the beginning.
Say Goodbye to Harry Potter
Discussion Think about the following questions and communicate with your group members. Each may select 2~3 questions. Did you see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows this summer vacation? How did Harry finally beat the Dark Lord Voldemort? How did you like the end of the story? Are you a fan of the Harry Potter series? Do you remember how you felt when you first watched a Harry Potter movie? Amazed, excited or thrilled. Are you crazy about the superpower, interesting spells, Quidditch—the Wizarding sport and Hogwarts—the magic school? How do you like the adventures Harry and his friends had? Who is your favourite character? Harry and his true friends, his beloved teachers or someone else? How does Harry Potter change your life?
The Interview As the last Harry Potter movie is out this summer, and we all know the ending. We still can't let him go, can we? What do people think of the movie and how do they feel about the farewell to Harry Potters. Let’s ask some students about their feelings. Journalist:…… Student:…… Journalist…… Student:……