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    Unit 4 How do you get to school?

     Teaching and learning contents:

    1. To learn language goals and grammar focus talk about how to get to places

    How do you/they get to…?

    How does he/she get to SW?

    How long does it take?

    How far is it?

    2. “take” and “by”

    3. To do some listening and reading comprehension and to recite P20 2b, P21 3b,

    p23 3a and try to recite them from memory. 4. To improve writing skillstwo writing tasks.

    Teaching aim:

    1. To grasp the new words and some bey words especially “take”, “by” and “worry”.

    2. To be able to use “How long”

    “How far is it”

    “How far do you live from sw?”

    “How do you get to school?” correctly

    3. To write a passage about transportation. 4. To practice more by doing some exercises. Important points:

    1. The words and useful expressions such as “take a bus”, “by boat”, “how far”,

    “depend on”, “worry”, “it takes sb. some time to do sth.. etc.

    2. To make a conversation by the model.

    3. Grammar focus.

    Difficult points:

    1. To read and understand section A and B 3a(s). 2. To write a passage or a report about the transportant. Teaching and learning process:

    Part ?:

?.Lead in: To show some pictures about transportant: bus, car, boat, plane, train, on

    foot, (walk), bike, motor bike, and subway/railway. T: In this unit we’re talking about one of our daily livestransportation. We have clothing, food, housing and transportation(衣食住行).

    How to ask:

    How do you get to SW?

    How to answer the question?

    Two ways:

    ? I take a bus to SW. ? I get to SW by bus.

     a train train

     a car car

     a boat boat

     a plane plane

     a motorbike motorbike

     ride a bike bike

     walk on foot ?. To work in pairs, ask and answer.

     How do you get to school?

     I get to school by bus.

    Or: I take the bus to school.

    ?. To do section A 1a. look at the picture and write down the way of transportation.

    ?. To listen to the tape and finish 1b and 2a, 2c. ?. To do a pair work by using the chart.

    Model: A: How does Bob get to school?

     B: He takes the train.

    Chart? :

    Name the means of transportant

    Bob take the train

    Mary take the subway

Paul walk

    Yang Lan walk

    John take the bus

    ?. To learn 2b and practice it. How often does it (the transportation) take?

     It takes …… minutes to walk/ride.

     by bus /train, car……

    Chart ?:

    Name the means of transportation time

    Bob take the train 40 minutes

    Mary take the subway 30 minutes

    You walk 5 minutes

    The boys take the bus 25 minutes

    Paul ride a bike 15 minutes

    Yang Lan take the car one hour


    1. To recite and dictation the new words till “by bus”.

    2. To copy and tiars/ate the grammar focus. (P20)

    3. To recite section A and write it from memory.

    Part ?:

    ?.To review and learn the part of the new words and dictate the sentence patterns.

    A: How do you get to school? B: I ride my bike.

    A: How does he get to school? B: He walks to school.

    A: How do they get to school? B: They take the train.

    A: How long does it take? B: It takes about forty minutes.

A: How does Bob get to school?

    B: He gets to school by bus.

    To write 2b from memory on notebook. ?. To practice Pairwork.

    Who How How long

    Maria bus twenty minutes

    John bus ten minutes

    Liu Pei subway fifteen minutes

    ?. To listen, read and understand section A 3a. How far 可提问两地间的距离

     注?与from…to 连用

    Ix: How far do you live from your home to school?

     I live ~ from my home to school.

     How far is it from our school to the Summer Palace?

     It’s ~ from our school to the Summer Palace.

    ?. To practice in pair. 3b and 4

    Who How How long How far

    You subway 25 minutes 3 miles

    Bob train 35 minutes 8 miles

    Mary walk 40 minutes 2 miles

    Paul bus 15 minutes 4 miles

    Maria bus 20 minutes 5 miles

    John bus 10 minutes 6 miles

    Liu Pei subway 15 minutes 8 miles


    1. To recite and write the new words till “must” and dictation them.

    2. To make a conversation about the means of transportant.

    3. To recite and write section A 3b from memory. 4. To do section B 1a on textbook.

Part ?:

    ?. To go over the new words and learn the last part of the new words.

    ? 翻译短语?骑自行车、坐地铁、乘火车、步行、50分钟

    Around the world, in the North America, be different from, take a taxi, how far


    *A: ______________? B: I ride my bike to school. *A: ______________? B: It takes about twenty minutes. *A: ______________? B: I live 2 miles from school. *A: ______________? B: He goes to work by subway. ?. To make a survey ask questions and answer them. (Task)

    Find someone who Name

    lives 10 miles from school

    walks to school

    take a bus to school

    take more than an hour to get to school

    rides the bike to school

    takes the subway to school

    takes less than 10 minutes to get to


    How long does it take you to get to school?

    ?. To do listening comprehension Section B 2a and 2b. ?. To listen, read and learn Section B 3a and do “T” or “F” exercises below the


    ?. Task: Section B 3b To look at the chart and complete the article. ?. To make a survey about how do the students in our class get to school every day.

    How do the students in our class get to school?

     Bus Walking Bike Subway Car

    Number of



    1. To recite and dictation the last part of the new words by parents. 2. To write a report about how the students in our class get to school. 3. To read Section B 3a.

    Part ?:

    ?. To do the exercise on P49. (精讲多练)

    ?. To do self-check 1 and 2.

    ?. To do a writing exercise.





    My home is about two kilometers from school. I usually go to school on foot. I ride my bike to the subway station, and then take the subway. I never go to school by boat,

    but I think it must be more interesting than taking a bus. I take a train to the park on

    Sunday. It takes me about forty minutes to get there.

    ?. To correct mistakes.

    1. How do you get school, Matt?

     I walk.

    2. Anna goes to work by her bike.

    3. How far it is from Washington D.C to Philadelphia.

    4. How does it take to get to store?

     It takes about thirty minutes.

    5. In many countries, transportation depends where people live. Part ?:

    Dictation and Exercise

    ?. Dictation

    A: How do you get to school?

    B: I often walk to school. Sometimes I take a bicycle. I never take a subway. A: How long does it take you get to school?

    B: It takes me thirty minutes to get there. A: How far is it from your home to school? B: About two kilometers.

    A: How does Lin Lao get to school? B: He gets o school by bus.

    A: How far does he live from school? B: He lives forty miles from school? By train; by boat; other part of the thing; thank you so much; more than; car; station;

    bus stop; worry; town; ill; depend on. ?. To do some exercises on P50-53. 课堂投影练习题:

    1. How does he get to school?

     He _________.

    A. ride his bike. B. by bike. C. takes the subway. D. take the subway.

    2. __________does it take?

     It takes about 20 minutes.

    A. How B. How often C. How long D. How far 3. 改错: It takes about 10 minute to walk to the school.

     A B C D

    4. My home is about 9 kilometers from school. _______ _______ is your home from


    5. How far is it from his home to school? (同义句)

     How far ______ ______ ______ from school? 6. 世界的其他地方不同于美国。 (汉译英)

    7. 当天下雨的时候~我将会乘出租车。(汉译英)

    When it rains I ______ ______ a taxi. 8. 用合适的连接词或连接副词填空。

    ? I want to know ______ your father does. ? Can you tell me ______ they had a match yesterday afternoon.

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