Mark these places on the map. 1. France 2. Paris 3. Britain 4. London
What should I do before going there? France is calling a travel brochure
France is calling What does ‘calling’ mean in the title? A. giving people a telephone call B. asking people to visit it. France is calling people to visit it.
why not spread your wings and ? why not spread your wings and visit France? visit France Now that winter is behind us, many people are starting to think about going abroad for the summer holidays. This year, Read Para.1 and think Skill 1: The first sentence or the last one usually tells us the main idea of the whole paragraph. The key word or phrase in the sentence can always show the main idea of the whole paragraph. The passage is mainly about _____. A. The summer holiday B. Visiting France C. Paris visit France France is calling skimming
France is calling Food Paris EuroDisney The Channel Tunnel Art and culture The centre of France Skim the article. Tell the main idea of each paragraph. Para.1 Para.4 Para.3 Para.2 Para.5 Para.6 Para.7 Visit France Para.=Paragraph
scanning Read and tell true or false （ Para.2 & 3 ） Paris and EuroDisney
1.It is the most popular tourist destination in the world. 2.We can see some world-famous landmarks there. 3.The streets in Paris are not wide. 4.It offers different attractions from the Disney parks in the USA. F T F wide and tree-lined one of the most popular tourist destinations many of the same attractions as F Pay attention to the key words and details scanning
Find the words in Para. 2&3 1. something, such as a large building that will help you know where you are 2. with trees on both sides or around 3. an interesting or enjoyable place to go or thing to do landmark tree-lined attraction
Read and think (Para.4) If I want to visit a friend in London after visiting Paris, how can I get to London from Paris?
The Channel Tunnel Paris to London How fly or take a ferry travel by train the Channel Tunnel Read and think (Para.4) before the Channel Tunnel was built now How long…? enable sb. to do enable— a. make …able/possible
1 It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. ____________________________________ 2It offers many of the same attractions as the Disney parks in the USA. ____________________________________ 3…, you can now do it without flying or taking a ferry. ____________________________________ 1 It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. ____________________________________ 2It offers many of the same attractions as the Disney parks in the USA. ____________________________________ 3…, you can now do it without flying or taking a ferry. ____________________________________ Read and think Find the following sentences in the article. Write down what the words in italics refer to. it ?
the centre of France 1. What kind of region is the centre of France? 2. What crops do the farmers grow? 3. What is one of the most scenic areas there? 4. What can you see there? It is a big, agricultural region. Wheat, sunflowers and grapes. The Loire Valley. The old castles (where the kings and queens used to live). Read and think (Para.5)
France the Channel Tunnel Britain EuroDisney the centre of France Find out the places: EuroDisney the Channel Tunnel The centre of France
Food, art and culture Listen to Para.6 and 7 and fill in the blanks France and China are famous for their _____, We can also see the influence of France in some ways in Shanghai. Some bakeries provide French _____ and _____. Other popular products are _____ and ____ _. ___ ___ & ______ France is also a leader in art and culture. A lot of ______ young students go to France to further their ______. And France always organizes French _____ festivals, exhibitions and _______ throughout the world. food Art Culture wine bread cakescheese studies foreign film concerts ________ Food
Read the article again and complete the summary with information from the article.
Capital: (1) ____________ Famous places: (2) ________________ and (3) ____________ Special attraction for children: (4) ____________ Easy to visit Britain now, by using (5) ____________ Centre of France: an (6) _ __________ _ region with crops such as (7) ____________ and (8) ____________; old castles in (9) ____________ France is famous for food, such as bread, cheese and (10) ____________ France is a leader in (11) ____________ and (12) ____________ Summary
Ⅲ. Post-task Group work : Think and say Now suppose you are the travel agents. Choose the features of France to introduce to the travellers. Chunqiu Travel Agency
Ⅳ Homework Oral work: 1) Read the text after the tape 2) Recite the new words Written work: 1) Copy the new words 2) Surf on the internet to find out more information about France and write a tour guide to introduce France