Brainstorming What can you think of related to Bill Gates?What can you think of related to Bill Gates?
task1: prediction Pretask preparation: How to predict the passage? Whiletask process: talk about the title and the picture by answering the following guided questions: How do you understand by the title difficult solution? What questions have you got about the title? Describe the picture in your own words. Posttask activity: make a report about the ideas of a group
task2 apply the reading strategies Pretask preparation: divide the work among the group members Whiletask process: each student is assigned different ask Student A: read the whole passage and finish the reading exercises Student B: read the sentences and finish the reading exercises Student C: read the key words and finish the reading exercises Student D: time the other three, observe everything they do during reading and finish the work: make a list about the good and bad reading skills; organize a short discussion in group 3 Posttask activity: each group makes an oral report
Task3: choose one of the following tasks and try to finish it in the limited time. interview a person you admire describe a difficult solution in real life make a comments on Xiaopengs choice match the pictures with their news.
Homework Assignment Read another story in 21 st Century, applying the learning strategies we learned today. Moreover, take down some useful phrases or sentences. http://www.eslworld.com/ http://members.home.net/englis hzone/index.html http://www.englishbaby. com/ http://www.peakenglish.com