Learn words to use What do you use these words to describe? happy, excited, surprised, sad, frightened, nervous, tired, angry… feelings first, next, then, finally What do you use these words to tell? The order of something happened in a story
It was April 19th. In the morning we had been practicing our English lessons when our Headmaster told all the students that the river was flooding our village. First, we all ran out of the classroom. Next, we started climbing to the roof of the school building. Then we waited for a team of the soldiers to come in boats and bring us to a safe place. Finally, I found my parents. Though I was very nervous at first, I was happy that we were all saved. Example
Try it later if you like! An experience Who When What How feelings: happy, excited, surprised, sad, frightened, nervous, tired, angry… first, next, then, finally
Put the following into English. 1 、他的书没我的多。 2 、他们比以前工作更努力了。 3 、他们拥有的越多，想要的越多。 4 、你学习越努力，进步越大。 5 、冬天的天气越来越冷了。 6 、这里的气候比北京的好。 He doesn’t have as many books as I have. They worked even harder than before. The more they have, the more they want. The harder you work, the greater progress you will make. It gets colder and colder in winter. The climate here is better than that of Beijing.
What grammar item were you practicing just now? Think about what can we write about with comparatives ? (changes, difference)
It’s time for you to write. Think of yourself two years ago. Write about how you are different now. (80 words)
Step 1. Subject Step 2. Main points Step 4. Words and expressions Step 5. Layouts Your changes: comparative The present tense The past tense I was…, but now … … than… Part 1 ： Who you are? Part2 ： How you are different now. Part 3 ： What do you think of your changes? Good or bad? You: …ago, now, view on the changes Step 3. Tense
Suggestions on writing practice ● 在语法学习中练习写作，做句子转换练习，不只做单选题， 学会灵活、规范地表达。 e.g. 1) To make a decision without knowing all the facts is difficult. It is difficult to make a decision without knowing all the facts. 2) Let me show you the room to be used as our language lab. Let me show you the room that will be used a our language lab. ● 在阅读和听力训练中练习写作，用完整的句子回答问题，如果 有可能，试着将答案串成短文，做到听、读、写共同提高。 ● 在词汇学习中练习写作。学会通过记大量的 useful word groups, 来帮助自己在记忆词汇的同时掌握词的用法。 e.g. in poor condition, social workers in demand, extend in all directions ● 牢记：英文写作就是 “Use others’ words to express yourself” ， 多模仿，少造句。