Task 1 : Skimming the article and divide it into 4 parts and conclude its main idea. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Introduce the first person to own a robot Good changes Bad changes Ending
Task 2 : Finish the profile The first person to own a robot Name : Work : in where : Why : Mr Jiang Salesman In Moonlight town In order to have more free time
Task 3 : What are the good changes and the good results. breakfast was made ironed his shirts made a lunch box no longer need to get up early could stay in bed for an extra hour clean the flat do the laundry wash the dishes sweep the floor make the bed go shopping at the supermarket The delicious dinner would be ready could relax and watch TV the flat would be as clean as new
Task 4 : Find out the bad points 1.How could a robot start to go wrong ? 2.What are the problems ? The robot caught a virus. It might put my breakfast in the _____________. In might throw my shirt into the _____________along with the rubbish. It might ____________ the things over. It might make a ______________. washing machine dustbin knock mess I might have to send it back to the __________. robot shop
Important phrases: 1. in many ways 火星上的生活在很多方面比地球上的生活好. Life on mars is better than life on earth in many ways. in some ways in a/ one way by the way on one ’ s way … 2. In order to 为了生存, 人就得吃东西. People must eat in order to live. We practise English more in order to improve our oral English. In order not to He got up earlier in order not to be late again.
3. as a result 他没有练习, 结果他输了. He didn ’ t practise,as a result he lost. 由于 … 的结果, 因为 4. no longer = not any longer 多指时间, 用来修饰具体状态 他不再是一个学生了. He is no longer a student. He is not a student any longer. no more = not any more 指数量和程度, 用来修饰动作 她不再哭了.She no more cried.
5. as … as … 她跟 Amy 一样苗条. 它看上去想一栋房子那么大. It seems to be as big as a house. 6. be ready for = be ready to do … 他已经准备好英语考试了. He is ready for the English exam. He is ready to have the English exam. get ready for =get ready to do 他们准备去旅行. They get ready to go on a trip. They get ready for trip.
7. be happy with = be pleased with = be satisfied with 我对我的学生很满意. I am happy with my students. 我对你所做的不是很满意. I am not happy with what you have done. 8. in a mess 这个房间乱七八糟. This room is in (such) a mess. 孩子们把房间高的一塌糊涂. The children made a mess in the room.
8.The robot made a great difference to Mr Jiang’s everyday life. make a great difference to ------ 对 ------ 有很大的影响 电脑已对人们的生活有了很大的影响。 Computers ____________________________ people’s life. have made a great difference to