Unit 1 课件描述： 1.Help students learn to use emotive language to express how they feel about something 2.Teach students to write an essay 3.Help students develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities.
Our task is to write an essay using objective language, providing facts and figures, giving examples and discussing future probability. Aim
Analysis Skills Building 1: identifying emotive language Skills Building 2: discussing probability of the future Skills Building3: writing an essay
People use emotive language to express how they feel about something. Emotive adjectivehyperboleTone of voice positivenegative Skills building 1: identifying emotive language wonderful, glorious, exceptional terrible, horrifying, awful ‘It weighed a ton!’
Skills building 1 2.Hyperbole This is a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis, e.g.,“I could sleep for a thousand years!” and “It weighed a ton!”
1. Thank you very much. 2. She is very pretty. 3. He laughed heartily 4. She is feeling much better today. 5. She cried really bitterly. 6. He was making a loud noise in the house. A.She is prettiest girl in the world. B.He almost died laughing C. Thanks a million. D. She cried her eyes out. E. She’s feeling miles better today. F. He raised the roof. 句子匹配 （匹配原句和右列运用夸张法的句子 ) C A B E D F
People use emotive language to express how they feel about something. Emotive adjectivehyperboleTone of voice positivenegative Skills building 1: identifying emotive language wonderful, glorious, exceptional terrible, horrifying, awful ‘It weighed a ton!’ angry, sad, pleased, amused
Step 1: asking about life in the past During the past twenty years, great changes have taken place in our country, especially in education, transport, buildings, jobs and environment. 1. Listen to an interview and take notes in the table.
In the pasttoday transport ______________ ______ to school takes_____ or______ buildings___________ and a few shops; biggest building was the _______ the _____ _________ ____ is far bigger walked or rode bus taxi small houses school new department a bike store
In the pasttoday Jobs a lot of people were involved in the______ industry big industries include the ________ industry and the ______ industry enviro nment Air was _______ sea is full of ________; air is ________ fishing catering tourism freshrubbish polluted
2. Listen to the conversation again and fill in the missing words. Hyperbole as cold as ____ sleep for _______________ as _____ as a mountain as _____ as a whale ice a hundred years big
3. Listen to your grandfather’s talk and take notes, then fill in the blanks in the old newspaper article on Page 11 using the information from your notes. type of restaurant: ________ location: _________ jobs: _______ catering industry seafood top floor waiters
Publishi ng industry fashion industry tourism industry clothes being sold: made by _________ fashion show: to raise money for a ____________ author visiting bookshops to sign book: local _________ types of business: __________ and _______________________ designers local charity book club travel agencies a tourist information office
answers to the article: (1) shopping centre (2) catering (3) seafood (4) chef (5) waiters (6) fashion (7) charity (8) authors (9) publishing (10) tourist (11) tourist
Skills building 2: discussing probability of the future What will happen in the future? If you are certain that something is or is not going to happen in the future, you can use the following phrases: It will (not) … It will certainly (not) … It is (not) going to … It will surely (not) … It will definitely (not) …
If you expect something to happy or not to happen in the future but are not very certain, you can use the following phrases: It will probably (not) … It is (not) likely to … It should (not) …
When something in the future is not a certainly but only a possibility, you can use the following phrases: It may (not) … It could (not) … It might (not) …
If you think that something has no chance at all of happening in the future and want to express this in strong terms, you can use the following expressions. However, you should be careful in doing so as this is usually considered very rude: no way out of question not in a million years
Step 2: interviewing the City Development Council Practice how to interview with your partner using predictions. e.g. (not) (very) certain possible no chance at all
Skills building 3: writing an essay When writing an essay, it is very important that you structure it in an ordered way. Otherwise, it will not make sense to readers. To do this, you should divide the information into sections---the introduction, the main body and the conclusion. Besides following the structure, you should also:
Use objective language Provide facts and figures Give examples Discuss future probability In my opinion, I think The United Nations reported that one out of every five children in the world live in poverty. In one village in Africa, there is a family of ten. All of the family members are … In the future, it will probably develop into the biggest industry in the area.
Homework: 1. Write an essay on the development of your town for the writing competition. 2. Preview the Project part.
Homework Write a letter to convince your friend that moving back to China is the best thing to do.
Period two Ask students to exchange their essays and correct the possible mistakes and then the teacher just give some examples.