Unit 9: Deserts- speaking- task 2 Finding out as many natural features of a desert as possible.(group-work) Deserts Rainfall Climate Plants Animals Soil Seasons Hot in the daytime; cold at night Some kinds Little/ rare Some kinds Dry Hot/ cold
A: What do you know about the climate in the desert?
B: It is said that it’s very hot in daytime and cold at night.
A: Please tell me about the rainfall. How often does it rain there?
B: It rarely rains there so everything is very dry.
Unit 9: Deserts- speaking- task 2 Using what you have done to make conversations
Unit 9: Deserts- speaking- task 3 Choosing the five most important things to bring with you when going on an expedition across a desert Why do you choose them? Things Your choice A knife A box of match Water A gun A car A mosquito net Things Your choice A horse A camel A cell phone Food A blanket A walkman
Explaining the choice:
Food/ water: The most important thing -> survive -> hardly find food/ water in a desert -> bring as much as possible.
A knife: help eat easily/ protect from the attack of animals.
A camel: not need much water/ food -> save -> move easily.
4. A box of match: make fire at night to warm/ cook food.
Unit 9: Deserts- speaking- task 3
In not more than 50 words, write a passage to say “why desert is not a favorable place for people and animals to live.”