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  1. 1. Section I Listening and Conversation Section II Reading Comprehension Section III Writing and Translating back Unit 9 Celebrating Holidays and Making Friends
  2. 2. Section I Listening and Conversation back
  3. 3. Section I Listening and Conversation <ul><li>Part I Leading in </li></ul><ul><li>Part II Putting in use </li></ul><ul><li>Part III Further Practice for better use </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance </li></ul>back
  4. 4. Part I Leading in <ul><li>1. Pre-class Work </li></ul><ul><li>2. Revision </li></ul><ul><li>3. Warming up for the new class </li></ul>back
  5. 5. 1. Pre-class Work <ul><li>Collect some posters, notices and announcements of some social activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Find out the expressions for talking about holidays and making friends as many as possible. </li></ul>back
  6. 6. 3. Warming up for the new class <ul><li>1) Present your collections ; </li></ul><ul><li>2) Teacher’s comment and put the collections into a data bank for students’ reference ; </li></ul><ul><li>3) New materials presentation. </li></ul>back
  7. 7. Sample1 next English Party The Students’ Union is organizing an English Party at the coming weekend. All performances will be given by the staff members and the students. Lily, who won last year’s Gold Prize, will play the role of Snow White, and the guest teacher, Prof. Smith, will join the senior students in a Chinese opera, The Storm, in the English version. And the freshmen will put on The Sound of Music. Why not join us for an exciting evening! It’s a chance to enjoy yourself and learn English! Time: 7:30 p.m., May 5 Place: The Students Center
  8. 8. Sample 2 next Stamp Show Plan to have a special weekend? Then come to our stamp show! Rare sets from both home and abroad will be exhibited. Books about stamps will also be available. There will also be an exchange corner at the show. Come to enjoy this rewarding hobby! You may find friends with common interest, and perhaps a long sought after stamp for your collection! Sponsor : Philately Club Place: Student Center Time: Saturday, Oct. 15 Price: Six stamps for exchanging
  9. 9. Sample 3 back Christmas Party Do you want to experience a typical Christmas party? Do you want to get a present from Santa Claus’ fancy package? Do you want to sing carols with friends from Different parts of the world? Come and share the joyful occasion! SPONSOR: Oversea Students Union TIME: Sun. Dec. 24, 6:00-9:00 p.m. PLACE: Multifunction Hall of the library
  10. 10. Part II Putting in use <ul><li>1. S ituations </li></ul><ul><li>2. Acting and Commenting </li></ul>back
  11. 11. <ul><li>Talk about a lecture on interpersonal relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>Inquire about the donation for a seriously ill student. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about the time and location of a fashion show. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the clerk the ticket fair for a classical music concert. </li></ul>back
  12. 12. Part III Further Practice <ul><li>1. Furthering and Practicing </li></ul><ul><li>2. Listening and completing </li></ul><ul><li>3. Responding </li></ul>back
  13. 13. 1. Furthering and Practicing <ul><li>Practice the dialogues on Page 142-143 of the Textbook in groups, and try to further them </li></ul>back
  14. 14. 2. Listening and completing <ul><li>Listen to a dialogue and complete it by filling in the blanks on Page 145 of the Textbook (Exercise 3). Also work in groups. </li></ul>back
  15. 15. 3. Responding <ul><li>Practice Exercise 2 on Page 144 of the textbook orally . </li></ul><ul><li>Give the English equivalent of the Chinese. </li></ul><ul><li>The whole class work together </li></ul>back
  16. 16. The Dialogue <ul><li>You: 马丁,给你一张中国民歌讲座的票。 </li></ul><ul><li>Martin: How wonderful I’d like to confirm the details, in case I miss anything. </li></ul><ul><li>You: 周五下午三点半,地点在艺术中心的演讲厅。 </li></ul><ul><li>Martin; I see. Will the lecture be given in Chinese or in English? </li></ul><ul><li>You; It’s for foreign friends. 所以黄博士将用英语作讲座。 </li></ul><ul><li>Martin; I am grateful for such an arrangement. </li></ul><ul><li>You; 我相信你一定会非常喜欢这场讲座的。 </li></ul><ul><li>Martin; And I’m sure I’ll become even keener on Chinese folk songs, too. </li></ul>back
  17. 17. Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance <ul><li>1. Match after you listen </li></ul><ul><li>2. Judge after you listen </li></ul><ul><li>3. Make after you learn </li></ul><ul><li>4. Self-assessment and Teacher’s Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>5. Assignment </li></ul>back
  18. 18. 1. Match after you listen <ul><li>With the given diagram, listen to a dialogue, match the information in Column A with the choices in Column B. </li></ul>back
  19. 19. 2. Judge after you listen <ul><li>Listen to a dialogue, make a choice from A, B, C or D to each of the questions given on the blackboard. </li></ul>back
  20. 20. 3. Make after you learn <ul><li>Make a short dialogue of your own </li></ul>back
  21. 21. 4. Self-assessment and Teacher’s Guidance <ul><li>Check the answers to 1 and 2; </li></ul><ul><li>Give brief explanations; </li></ul><ul><li>Score your own paper; </li></ul><ul><li>Hand in your papers. </li></ul>back
  22. 22. 5. Assignment <ul><li>Workbook P 121-5.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Read fluently the passage on page 148 of your Textbook and try to understand it as possible as you can by using a dictionary. </li></ul><ul><li>Recite Practical Sentences for Tourism from 57 to 63 and Passage 9 </li></ul>back
  23. 23. Section II Reading Comprehension back
  24. 24. Section II Reading Comprehension <ul><li>Part I Leading in </li></ul><ul><li>Part II Comprehension and Practicing </li></ul><ul><li>Part III Further Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance </li></ul>back
  25. 25. Part I Leading in <ul><li>1. Revision </li></ul><ul><li>2. Warming up for the new class </li></ul>back
  26. 26. 1. Revision <ul><li>Recite the seven practical sentences for tourism. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer teacher’s questions according to Passage for tourism. </li></ul>back
  27. 27. 2. Warming up for the new class Work in groups of four or five to talk about one of the social activities. back
  28. 28. Part II Comprehension and Practicing <ul><li>1. Checking and Explaining </li></ul><ul><li>2. Retelling </li></ul>back
  29. 29. 1. Checking and Explaining <ul><li>True or false questions according to the passage on page 148 of the Textbook. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions in detail according to the passage. </li></ul>back
  30. 30. Language Points <ul><li>bless v . 祈福,有福气,保佑 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. May God bless you. </li></ul><ul><li>survive v . continue to live or exist, remain alive after, live or exist longer than 幸免于,比…长命 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Very few people in this area survived the earthquake. </li></ul><ul><li>hunt v. go after wild animals: look for, try to find 打猎,寻觅,设法找到 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Nobody is allowed to hunt here.. </li></ul><ul><li>include v. bring in, reckon, as part of the whole 包括,包括在内 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. The medicine will help to relieve your pain. </li></ul><ul><li>express v. show or make known by words, look, action; clearly and definitely state 表述,表达;说明 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. I find it very difficult for me to express how grateful I am for your kindness. </li></ul>next
  31. 31. <ul><li>join v. put together, unite; come into the company 联接;参加,加入 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Where does the river join the sea? </li></ul><ul><li>associate v. join or connect, be often in the company of … 联系,联络,有关系 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. I don’t want to associate myself with that matter. </li></ul><ul><li>(Para. 1) Thanksgiving Day on the fourth Thursday of November is uniquely an American holiday which dates back to the arrival of some of the first European settlers in the New World. </li></ul><ul><li>每年 11 月的第四个星期四的感恩节是惟有美国才有的节日。它可以追溯到第一批欧洲人移居到新大陆的时期。 </li></ul><ul><li>uniquely: specifically, solely </li></ul><ul><li>which: introduces a relative clause modifying an American holiday, Thanksgiving Day in this case. </li></ul>next
  32. 32. <ul><li>(Para. 2) Some American households will even put up a Christmas tree this early, although most will wait until a couple of weeks before Christmas Eve. </li></ul><ul><li>一些美国家庭甚至会在那时就早早地树起了圣诞树,虽然大部分人将会把这件事留到圣诞夜之前的几个星期才去做。 </li></ul><ul><li>although: introduces a concessive clause, in which the phrase to put up a Christmas tree is omitted. </li></ul><ul><li>this early: the time immediately after the Thanksgiving Day. </li></ul><ul><li>this: used as an adverb meaning “so”. </li></ul><ul><li>(Para. 3) Children are kept busy with gifts they believe to be brought to them by Santa Clause. </li></ul><ul><li>孩子们则忙于玩着那些他们认为是圣诞老人送给他们的礼物。 </li></ul><ul><li>be kept busy with: be occupied with, be busy doing sth. </li></ul><ul><li>They believe to be brought to them by Santa Claus: a relative clause modifying gifts, with which being omitted in the clause. </li></ul>back
  33. 33. 2. Retelling the story <ul><li>Read the passage again and retell the story in the first person. </li></ul>back
  34. 34. Part III Further Practice <ul><li>1. Simulating and translating </li></ul><ul><li>2. Rewriting </li></ul>back
  35. 35. Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance <ul><li>Translating </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment </li></ul>back
  36. 36. 1. Translating <ul><li>Rather than lock myself in my loneliness, I have tried each Christmas to learn a little more about the culture of the country and know more about my American friends. </li></ul><ul><li>A tie-clasp I still wear reminds me repeatedly of the Christmas of 1989, which was quite memorable for me. </li></ul><ul><li>Maria, a Mexican-American student, who worked as a temporary secretary in the department when others left for their holidays, must have seen me as I left the mailbox with disappointment showing on my face. </li></ul><ul><li>I felt a little uncomfortable, knowing that I was occupying her place, but this gesture conveyed told me the sincere hospitality with which I was treated by Maria’s whole family. </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at the tie-clasp, I knew I would always regard it as a memento of an unforgettable evening of good friendship during a hard and lonely period of my life. </li></ul>back
  37. 37. 2. Assignment <ul><li>Workbook P123 1-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Collect as many posters of social activities as possible </li></ul>back
  38. 38. Section III Writing and Translating back
  39. 39. Section III Writing and Translating <ul><li>Part I Leading in </li></ul><ul><li>Part II Putting in use </li></ul><ul><li>Part III Further Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance </li></ul>back
  40. 40. Part I Leading in <ul><li>Checking the assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Warming up for new class </li></ul>back
  41. 41. Data Bank <ul><li>No admission fee is required for members of the club. </li></ul><ul><li>Children under 6 are not permitted admission. </li></ul><ul><li>Casual dress is not accepted in the theatre. </li></ul><ul><li>For booking, please stop at the Union Club. </li></ul><ul><li>There are still tickets available for the night shows. </li></ul><ul><li>A choral concert will be given at the Municipal Arts Centre. </li></ul><ul><li>This Weeks Film: Future World </li></ul><ul><li>In case of rain, the runway show will take place in the gym. </li></ul><ul><li>Buses are available and leave at 6:00 p.m. from the Peace Hotel. </li></ul>next
  42. 42. Data Bank <ul><li>The circus enjoys a good reputation around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Here comes a rare chance to appreciate the trio Tenors! </li></ul><ul><li>The super star Spicy Girls will lead the performance. </li></ul><ul><li>The amateur Beijing Opera troupe has been active for the past years. </li></ul><ul><li>Come for the real hit of rock-’n’-roll performance! </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse minority costumes will be exhibited with exquisite charm. </li></ul><ul><li>The Mongolian singers will display their bold character of vigorous melody. </li></ul><ul><li>The world-known Vienna Boy’s Choir will give a wonderful performance. </li></ul>back
  43. 43. Part II Putting in use back
  44. 44. Sample 1 next Mid-Autumn Festival Party A Tasty Treat , An Unforgettable Night!!! To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, let’s enjoy the full moon and eat the delicious moon-cakes. For those who are far away from home, let’s enjoy a special big reunion with our teachers and schoolmates. Time: 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. Mid-autumn Day Place: The Students’ Centre
  45. 45. Sample 2 next Shaping Aerobics Class Feeling a little flabby? Dreaming of being slim and fit? Come to join the Fitness Club. A group of Russian coaches are teaching Shaping Aerobics. They will make suitable training programs to meet your physical conditions. Opening Hour: 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Grand Hotel Telephone: 8865397
  46. 46. Sample 3 next Seminars Sponsored by the Municipal Health Association and General Hospital Topics: On AIDS, Mad Cow Disease and Anthrax Speaker: Dr. Black Chair: Professor Yuan Lin Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m. Fri. 9 October 2004 Place: Lecture Room 305, Library Building, MGH
  47. 47. Sample 4 next ENGLISH LANGUAGE BUFFET Fancy learning British English in an enjoyable way! Fancy having some real British fish and chips in this city! TIME: Fri. Oct. 9:30-5:00 p.m. PLACE: Hilton Coffee Shop
  48. 48. Sample 5 next GRAND BOOK SHOW Gifts for the first 100 comers – a rare opportunity! Well-known author book signings – a rare opportunity!! Bestsellers from all over the world - a rare opportunity!!! Place: Xinhua Book Store, Tianjin Street Time: 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28 – Sept. 3
  49. 49. Special Days <ul><li>元旦 (1.1) New Year's Day </li></ul><ul><li>春节 (1.22) Spring Festival </li></ul><ul><li>情人节 (2.14) Valentine‘s Day </li></ul><ul><li>妇女节 (3.8) Women’s Day </li></ul><ul><li>复活节 (4.4) Easter </li></ul><ul><li>愚人节 (4.1) April Fools' Day </li></ul><ul><li>母亲节 (5.9) Mother's Day </li></ul><ul><li>劳动节 (5.1) May Day </li></ul><ul><li>儿童节 (6.1) International Children‘s Day </li></ul><ul><li>父亲节 (6.20) Father's Day </li></ul><ul><li>教师节 (9.10) Teachers’ Day </li></ul><ul><li>中秋节 (9.28) Festival of Lanterns </li></ul><ul><li>国庆节 (10.1) </li></ul><ul><li>感恩节 (11.27) Thanksgiving Day </li></ul><ul><li>万圣节 (10.31) Halloween </li></ul><ul><li>圣诞节 (12.25) Christmas Day </li></ul>next
  50. 50. back
  51. 51. Part iII Further Practice back
  52. 52. 1. Translate the following poster into English. Refer to the samples and data bank for reference. next 精彩马戏表演 省马戏团在全国享有很高的声誉,也在世界各国受到热烈的欢迎。请勿错过这个千载难逢的好机会来欣赏马戏团的演出。您将会对精彩纷呈和扣人心弦的表演所惊叹。孩子们还能够与滑稽的小丑们合影留念。 时间: 5 月 10 日至 6 月 10 日,晚 7 : 30-10 : 00 地点:人民剧场 票价:儿童 10 元,成人 15 元
  53. 53. 2. Write a notice or poster in English for some event you actually need for your own purpose. back
  54. 54. Part IV Aptitude Test and Guidance <ul><li>Grammatical rules concerning comparison of adjectives and adverbs </li></ul><ul><li>Applying </li></ul><ul><li>Self-assessment and Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment </li></ul>back
  55. 55. 1. Grammatical rules <ul><li>同等程度的比较: </li></ul><ul><li>as/so+ 形容词 / 副词原级 +as </li></ul><ul><li>no + 形容词 / 副词比较级 +than </li></ul><ul><li>2. 不同程度的比较: </li></ul><ul><li>形容词 / 副词比较级 +than </li></ul><ul><li>not as/so + 形容词 / 副词原级 +as </li></ul><ul><li>less + 形容词 / 副词原级 + than </li></ul><ul><li>最高程度的比较: </li></ul><ul><li>形容词 / 副词最高级 +of/in/never 从句 / 分词短语 a </li></ul><ul><li>比较级 +than anyone else/ 比较级 +than any other </li></ul><ul><li>the least+ 形容词 / 副词原级 +of/in/(n)ever </li></ul><ul><li>对比与比较: </li></ul><ul><li>the + 比较级 , the + 比较级 </li></ul><ul><li>比较级 + 比较级 </li></ul>back
  56. 56. 2. Applying <ul><li>A. Complete the following sentences using the comparative degree form. </li></ul><ul><li>1) The little girl has become much ______(tall) and ______(heavy) than before. </li></ul><ul><li>2) The situation went from ______(bad) to ______(bad). </li></ul><ul><li>3) The piece of news is ______(important) of all for our company. Please pass it on to the manager in the ______(short) possible time. </li></ul><ul><li>4) The ______(early) we operate on him, the ______(soon) he will recover. </li></ul><ul><li>5) The doctor treat any patient as ______(well) as, if not ______(well) than, any other doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>6) The _______ (old) generation should also learn to understand the _______ (young) generation. </li></ul><ul><li>7) The ______ (much) time you spend preparing for the contest, the ______ (big) your chance are of winning. </li></ul><ul><li>8) What a pity! The water in the river has become _______ (dirty) and ______ (clear) than before. </li></ul><ul><li>9) Her _____ (old) sister is much _____ (slim) than she is. </li></ul><ul><li>10) The grass growing here look _____ (thin) and _____ (weak) than in the mountains. </li></ul>next
  57. 57. <ul><li>B. Correct the errors in the following sentences </li></ul><ul><li>The shopkeeper offered him better hat in the shop with the lower price. </li></ul><ul><li>This city is one of the most mild and quiet places in China. </li></ul><ul><li>Tim thinks far, and his father thinks farther, and his grandfather thinks more farther of all. </li></ul><ul><li>The Yellow River is the second long river in China. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a very poor excuse I have ever heard. </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas is the more important celebration than Thanksgiving Day. </li></ul><ul><li>This material is the most light in weight. </li></ul><ul><li>This flower is more beautiful and smells nice of all the flowers in the garden. </li></ul><ul><li>Longfellow doesn’t run faster than Jim. </li></ul><ul><li>The more your vocabulary is, the more easier it is for you to understand English. </li></ul>next
  58. 58. <ul><li>C. Translate the following sentences into English by expressing comparison in as many ways as you can: </li></ul><ul><li>旅途比我们想象的要顺利。 </li></ul><ul><li>我打字的速度比他快。 </li></ul><ul><li>足球队今天的表现不如昨天。 </li></ul><ul><li>这个女孩穿着是班里最时髦的。 </li></ul><ul><li>马丽显得比实际年龄要年轻。 </li></ul><ul><li>四川菜远比上海菜辣。 </li></ul>back
  59. 59. 4. Assignment <ul><li>Workbook P129 3-5 </li></ul><ul><li>Collect instructions for taking medications </li></ul><ul><li>Make a instruction for taking a medicine of your own </li></ul>back