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To give someone credit for a good quality means to believe that he has it.e.g The young boy took all the credit for drawing the picture.

    UNIT 10


    教研室!大学英语教研室 教师姓名! 课程名称 大学英语 授课专业和班级 04 授课内容 Unit ten: Being Honest and Open 授课学时 5 教学目的 1 . To enlarge students’ vocabulary and key sentence patterns.

    2. To strengthen the students’ ability of reading and writing 教学重点 The uses of new words and phrases

    Typical pattern

    Language points in the unit

    Reading skills

    Write some paragraphs of a general principle supported by an


    教学方法 1. Students-oriented communicative teaching method

    2.Group discussion and pair-work 教学过程 Warm-up activities: Group discussing (10 minutes)

    Understanding the text (5 minutes)

    (ask students some questions related to the text.)

    Detailed studies of text (65 minutes)

    Grammar and exercises (25 minutes)

    Enrichment reading (60 minutes)

    Writing practice (15 minutes)

    Listening practice (45 minutes) 作业 Assign homework:

    Recite the appointed paragraphs

    Translation and after-class reading 辅助手段 使用多媒体演示文稿,使用电脑磁带复读机及语音教室训练听力


    I. Warm-up activities

    Group discussion:

    Step 1: Ask students to discuss “being honest and open” in groups Step 2: Ask the representatives of 2 or 3 groups to say something about their

    discussion to the class.

    II. Understanding the text

    What must you have in order to be honest?

    What are the three principles that constitute honesty?

    What two qualities help make relationships stronger?

    Whats wrong with integrity today?

    Why do some people rely on external factors in order to feel good about themselves?

    III. Detailed studies of the text

    New Words and Phrases:

    1. middle point: (figurative) a position which is between two very different ones e.g You have to either go out with us or stay at home. There is no middle point.

    2. demonstrate: 1) vt. show clearly

    e.g The teacher demonstrated how to make the experiment.

    2) vi. take part in a march or meeting to protest or to make demands e.g A large group of people were demonstrating in front of the factory, which had

    polluted the river

    3. sell out (to): let down ones cause, or ones side (to someone)

    e.g They spoke of people who had sold out to the enemy.

    The leaders of the trade union were charged with selling out to the managers.

    4. at hand: 1) near in time or place

    e.g The great day is at hand.

    2) being considered

    e.g His question was not related to the question at hand.

    5. in short supply: lacking; not quite available e.g These goods are in short supply; therefore, the price will be high. 6. the bottom line: the most important factor; the main or essential point e.g The bottom line is that it did not get the best out of everyone.

    Forget the detail and give me the bottom line.

    7. demand of :expect sth from sb or sth

    e.g Hard work will be demanded of students in this course. The increased population is demanding too much of the electricity supply.

    8. apply: v. 1) give or have an effect; use for a purpose e.g We should apply what we have learned in class to the experiment.

    The rules apply to the management and the staff as well.

    2) request officially

    e.g To get a job one has to apply for it.

    3) cause to work hard; devote

    Its difficult to apply oneself to an uninteresting task.

    9. consist of: be made up of

    e.g The official event consisted of several speeches, some music, and a film. The picnic dinner consisted of chicken, salad, vegetables, cake, and drinks.

    10. stand for: 1) hold (an opinion); mean or believe (sth such as a principle)

    e.g This decision goes against everything he stands for.

    2) accept or bear (sth bad); bear with

    She wont stand for any more of his bad manners.

    3) represent

    The letters PRC stand for the Peoples Republic of China.

    11.account for: 1) give a statement about sth e.g You have to account to the Head Office for any stamps you use.

    2) be or give a reason for sth or doing sth

    e.g He could not account for his foolish mistake.

    12. think of: 1) take into account; have in ones mind

    e.g When I said that, I was not thinking of his feelings.

    2) have thoughts concerning sth or sb

    e.g On her way to school Sandy was thinking of her brother Bill.

    13. give (the) credit: give (sb) praise for (sth)

    e.g He was given credit for his work.

    To give someone credit for a good quality means to believe that he has it.

    get/ take (the) credit: be praised

    e.g The young boy took all the credit for drawing the picture.

    14. clarify: vt. make clear; explain

    e.g The man from the foreign affairs office was unable to clarify the situation.

    15. appoint: vt. choose (sb) for a job, etc

    e.g The present government has appointed him as Defence Minister.

    The teacher appointed him to chair the class meeting.

    16.feel good: feel happy, confident, pleased with oneself

    e.g I feel good when Im singing.

    17. engage in: 1) (cause to) take part in or work at sth; make oneself busy in sth or

    doing sth

    e.g I have no time to engage in gossip.

    be engaged in politics

    be engaged in business

    2) cause sb or sth to be concerned about sth

    e.g I engaged him in conversation

    18. in other words: that is (to say); put a different way; differently expressed

    e.g Pressure on the surface of an object changes with the depth of the object below

    the surface of the water. In other words, the farther down you go, the greater

    the pressure. the day: win in a competition, etc.; be successful

    carry / gain the day

    e.g Good sense will always win the day in the end.

    20.rely on: 1) depend on/upon

    e.g Nowadays people rely increasingly on computers for help/to help them.

    2) have trust or confidence in sb/sth

    e.g You can rely on me to keep your secret.

    Typical pattern:

    Where I choose to walk every step will show.

    I choose to walk there. There every step will show.

    IV. Grammar and Exercise:

    Finish the exercises on pages 230-233 including:

    1. Vocabulary

    2. Structure


    4. Essay Summary

    V. Enrichment reading

    Elicit question from the students, practice fast reading skills, focus on difficult

    sentences and cultural notes and improves students’ self-learning abilities.

    VI. Structured Writing

    1. Write some paragraphs of a general principle supported by an example.

    2. Write the detailed outlines of some paragraphs.

    VII. Focus listening

    Listen to the texts of this unit





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