9B Unit 2 welcome to the unit ； Vocabulary
I. Teaching objectives:
1. To introduce the context about having a robot to help with the work for humans
2. To talk about what a robot can do
3. To learn some of the advantages of robots
II. Teaching procedure:
Step 1: Warm-up: To raise students’ interest, get students thinking and talking about robots:
? Have you seen robots in the films?
? What kind of robots do you know?
? Do you like robots? Why?
? What do you think robots can do for you?
? Would you buy a robot in the future? Why?
Step 2: welcome to the unit
1. The purpose of this part is to activate student’s knowledge of robots and generate interests of this topic. Ask one student to read the phrases in the word box at the top of page 19.
Make sure that all students understand the meanings of the phrases such as ‘do the laundry,
explorer dangerous places’ in their own words.
2. Explain the context. Daniel is explaining to Amy what robots can do. Ask students to
complete the conversation on Page 19 on their own.
3. Ask two students to read the conversation and check mistakes.
4. Encourage students to talk about if robots are harmful? Divide students into groups to
? What do robots do harm to human beings?
? Why do they do harm to human beings?
5. Listen to the tape for the first time to learn the main idea of the comic strip.
6. Listen to the tape for the second time to read after the tape.
7. Ask some students to act out the comic strip.
Step 3: Useful expressions
1. complaint: 不+可数名词“抱怨”?可数名词“抱怨的行动或话?投诉”
complain: 动词?complain to / about
2. post?动词‘邮寄’?. post something for sb.
Step 4: Write the words on the blackboard and help them finish the part.
e.g.: What’s the use of a camera/battery/hand/wheel/speaker?
A camera takes pictures.
A battery gives us power.
A hand helps pick up things.
Wheels help things move.
We can hear sound through a speaker.
Step 5: Show students robot pictures and ask students what other features a robot
might have. This will help students with Part B. Encourage students to use their
? Ask students to look at the picture on page 24 and answer the questions.
? Ask students questions according to the pictures shown:
What does it look like?
What is there on the head/in the face/on both sides of its body?
How does it speak?
What is the use of the arms/hands?
How does it move?
What kind of energy does it have?
Step 6: Explain the context of part b. Daniel is writing an article to describe his ideal
robot. Have students work in pairs and complete the exercise.
Step 7: Ask volunteers to read the completed article for the class. Check for mistakes
1. Recite the useful vocabulary and comic strip.
2. Complete some exercise.
3. Preview reading
4. Complete some exercises.
1、The robot won’t cause any pollution,because it uses solar .(battery) 2 Look at the robot’s mouth.In fact it’s a (speak)
3 The robots can make our life much (easy)
4 In fact ,the robot’s two eyes are (camera)
5 You can use the robot to do the housework,because it has two (hand)
6 Sometimes robots have problems and are not (help)
7 His leg was hurt three months ago,but now he can walk around (free)
8 (dry)food will be of great use to you on your way to Beijing.
9 Mr. Jiang’s shirts are (慰烫) by the robot every day. 10 The computer has caught ~病毒?and it doesn’t work now.
11 Both his parents are car (销售员)
12 He found all the (镜子) broken and felt sad.
I’m not sure or not.
Do all the children ?
Would you like to explain to me ?
I need to .
the sea and outer space.