Whats their dream? dream about doing… Fast reading:
1. Who will travel in the text? 2. Where are they going ? 3. How are they getting there? Wang Kun,Wang Wei, Dao Wei and Yu Hang Along the Mekong river from …to… cycle = go there by bike Read and answer: 4.What did Wang Wei prepare for the trip? 1) Two years ago, 2) Then, 3) Last year, 4) Several months before our trip, …bought… …persuaded… …visited… …went to…
What didnt she prepare for the trip? 1.She didnt know 2.She hadnt 3.She doesnt the best way of getting to places. looked at a map. care about details.
What different opinions do they have? source altitude air Wang WeiWang Kun too far a determined look ; change her mind too highbe excited about be hard to breathe; cold an interesting experience
What kind of person is Wang Wei? Which answer is wrong? A. stubborn B. determined C. careless D. careful (D)
Lan Chang River The Mekong River Can you list the countries that the Mekong flows through?
1.It begins … 2.As it passes through valleys… 3. It enters… 4.After it leaves… 5. As it enters.. 6. Its The details of the Mekong River rapids (small,clear,cold) ( move quickly) a waterfall ( wide, brown, warm) (slowly through hills, valleys, plains) delta enters the South China Sea a glacier
The National Day is coming. We will have a long holiday. Its a good chance for us to travel. 1. Where are you going ? 2.Who are you going with? 3. How are you getting there? 4.What are you going to take? 5. What are you going to do there? 6. How long are you staying there? ……
Read the passage to fill in the form: dreamPreparations feelings feelings Taking a great bike trip along the Mekong River Mountain bike Library, atlas,details plan determined, excited, interested, surprised
Reading comprehension: Which sentence is not true according to the text? Which sentence is not true according to the text? A.Wang Wei advised Wang Kun to buy a mountain bike and he agreed. B.Wang Wei seldom listened to others. C.Before their trip they went to the library. D.Wang Wei knew the best way of finding the source of the river.
What does the last paragraph on Page 18 tell us? What does the last paragraph on Page 18 tell us? A.They wanted to know how soon they would come back. B.They wanted to learn the worlds geography. C.They went to the library to know something about the Mekong River. D.Wang Kun wanted to let Wang Wei know how difficult their trip was. When you travel along the Mekong River maybe you can not see_________. When you travel along the Mekong River maybe you can not see_________. A. Waterfalls B. hills and villages C. Plains where rice grows D. desert A. Waterfalls B. hills and villages C. Plains where rice grows D. desert
Imagine you are helping the cyclists to prepare for their trip down the Mekong. Do you think which of the following objects is the most useful.And your reasons? tent compass map raincoat flashlight umbrella matches water bottle Can & bottle openersradio tyre/ tire blanket
Homework Try to write a travel plan according to the questions and answers above. Underline useful expressions in the text.