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Unit2 Welcome to our school ---Taught by WangJuan
Unit 2 Robot (Reading) Teaching aims: 1. To understand the idea of how robots can change our lives. 2. To recognize and understand vocabulary about life with robots. 3. To identify the good points and bad points of owning a robot.
Part One Lead-in Can you guess what it is? It is a robot that can sweep the floor for me!
What can a robot do? sweep the floor make the bed do the laundry wash dishes make dinner look after children chat with people explore dangerous places It may help you a lot, but it may also bring you much trouble.
salesman everyday air virus dustbin mess rice cooker mirror coin spread n. adj. vt. n. vt. & vi. Part Two Pre-reading Task One New words
Matching the new words with their meanings Task Two 1salesman 2spare 3iron 4laundry 5virus 6mess 7spread a cover a large area b the process of washing clothes c a dirty and untidy condition d a man who sells things e free f make clothes smooth with an iron g something that causes computer problems 2
Part Three While-reading Task One Listening 1Did the robot make a great difference to Mr Jiangs everyday life? 2What did Mr Jiang decide to do in the end?
Part Three While-reading Task One Listening 1Did the robot make a great difference to Mr Jiangs everyday life? 2What did Mr Jiang decide to do in the end? Yes, it did. He decided to return the robot to the robot shop.
Part Three While-reading Task One Listening 1Did the robot make a great difference to Mr Jiangs everyday life? 2What did Mr Jiang decide to do in the end? Yes, it did. He decided to return the robot to the robot shop. 2
Task Two Reading Paragraphs 1 & 2 and answering the questions 1Whats Mr Jiangs job? 2Why did he decide to buy a robot for himself? He is a salesman. He bought the robot in order to have more spare time. 2
Task Three Reading Paragraphs 3-5 and filling in the form below What did the robot do? What did Mr Jiang do? _________ the breakfast; _________ his shirts; _________ a lunch box stay in bed for ____________ every day make iron make an extra hour In the morning 2
______ the flat; ___ the laundry; _____ the dishes; _____ the floor; _____ the bed; _____ the rooms; __________ at the supermarket work clean do wash sweep make air go shopping During the day 2
_________ the dinner; _________ the dishes _________ and watch his favourite TV programmes cook wash relax In the evening 2
Task Four Reading Paragraphs 6 & 7 and choosing the wrong things that the robot did He cooked breakfast at the right time. He woke up Mr Jiang at the wrong time. He threw Mr Jiangs breakfast into the dustbin. He threw Mr Jiangs clean shirts into the dustbin. He moved around the house and knocked things over. He went out and often lost his way home. He made a mess in Mr Jiangs flat. 2
Part Four Post-reading Task One Helping Daniel complete the lists below (Page 26) Good points 1 I will have a lot more _____ time. 2I can __________ for a bit longer in the morning. 3It can help Mum do the ________ when there are dirty clothes. 4It can ________ my shirts after they are washed. 5It can ________ after dinner. 6My _____ will be as clean as new. spare stay in bed laundry iron wash the dishes flat 2
Bad points 1 If the robot catches _________, it will cause a lot of problems. 2It might put my breakfast in the ________________. 3It might even throw my shirts into the _________ along with the rubbish. 4It might ________ some things over. 5It might make a __________ in my flat. 6I might have to send it back to the __________. washing machine knock dustbin mess robot shop a virus 2
Task Two Reading and telling T or F (Page 27) (1) Yes. (2) Maybe. Some changes are good, but some are not. (3) From the supermarket. (4) They want to have more spare time. (5) It can eat my breakfast for me. F T F T F 2
(6) Yes, I can sleep until noon every day. (7) Itll do the housework. (8) Im afraid it cant. (9) No. Robots never go wrong. (10) I can return it to the shop. F T F F T 2
Robots can do nearly everything for us. (1)______________( ),many people would like to have a robot (2) ______________ have more time to enjoy life. They can really make our lives more relaxed in many ways if they act normally. However, like human may get ill, a robot may (3) ______________. If so, things will start to (4) ______________. It may (5) ______________________ and you will find your room (6) ______________ ). It may make many mistakes when it helps with your studies.(7) ______________, you will find it is (8) _____________(. as a result in order to catch a virus go wrong knock your things over in the end too much trouble in a mess Part Five Consolidation 2
Part Six Discussion Would you like to live with a robot? Why or why not?
Part Seven Design What is your ideal robot? Design your ideal robot You need to draw the robot on the paper then write a short passage about your robot Name: Appearance: Ability: do the housework / tell funny jokes / teach you Chinese, English and other subjects/play football
Homework 1Read the passage aloud. 2Finish off the additional exercises.
Additional exercises Put the following sentences into English. 1 The Internet _______________ our life _____________________. 2 _______________ save the ____________, doctors ____________ all the effective medicines.
3 The new rule ________ a _____________ the citys traffic conditions. 4 He ________ his diet and _________ every day. _______, he successfully __________.
5 My computer __________ last week and it started to ___________.
Keys to the additional exercises 1has changed; in many ways 2In order to; patients life; have tried 3made; great change to 4changed; exercised; As a result; lost his weight 5caught a virus; go wrong