M7 U4 word power

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M7 U4 word power 江苏省中小学英语教学提供

    Word power

    南外仙林分校 戚敏

    Teaching aims:

    (1). Learn and master the new words related to transport.

    (2). Enlarge the vocabulary in this section and apply them to practical use. Important points & difficult points:

    (1). Remember the different kinds of roads.

    (2). Remember different tools of transport.


    Step 1 Lead-in

    Word game:

    1. What are very small roads called in English?

    2. What are roads where cars can go very fast called?

    3. What are roads that go over other roads called?

    4. What are roads that go through a tunnel called?

    5. What are roads that people need to pay to use called?

    6. What are roads that are made up of many flyovers and intersections called? 7. What are roads that have sidewalks in a city or town called? 8. What are wide roads that are lined with trees on each side called?

Step 2 Read and speak

    1. Ask students to read the passage in Part A.

    2. To check students understanding of the passage, you may ask them the

    following questions:

    (1) What kinds of roads are called flyovers?

    (2) What kinds of roads are called underpasses?

    (3) What do people call the area where many roads link up?

    (4) What is a toll road?

    (5) What is spaghetti? Why do people call the network of roads near Birmingham

    “Spaghetti Junction” ?

    3. Ask students if they know any other tools of transport besides what they have

    learnt. You may offer some photos and get students to speak out the correct


Step 3 Further study

    1. Ask students to focus on the flow chart in Part B. They should know that the flow

    chart here categorizes the different ways people travel by land, air or sea. 2. Ask students to read the passage in Part C, which is an introduction to a transport

    project. Student should complete the introduction with the words they have learnt

    in Parts A and B. Then check the answers with the class.

    3. For Part D, you may ask students some questions to help them find out these

    words and phrases. For example:

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     What must you do before you go somewhere by train? Book a seat or a ticket.

     Where will you go to buy the train ticket?

     To the ticket office.

     How do we know which train is available?

     Read a timetable first.

     What ticket can help a student save money?

     A student ticket.

     For the majority the good way to save money is to buy _____ ticket. What do we call the person who is traveling on a train? A passenger.

     What do we call the person who sells bus tickets? A conductor.

     If you want to travel to a foreign country, what must you have? A passport and a visa.

    4. Ask students to go over Part D and fill in the box. Tell them that the word

    passenger should not be put in the box because passengers are not the people who make transport smoothly.

Step 4 Homework

    (1) Learn all the new words by heart.

    (2) Workbook P130 Reading A 江苏省中小学英语教学提供


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