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Unit 11 Hurricane_5830

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Unit 11 Hurricane_5830

Unit 11 Hurricane

I. Teaching aims and demands:

    1. Words and expressions:

    midnight, path, branch, bath, awake, weatherman, pipe, heaven, anxious, expect, fortunately, warn, warning, likely, painful, normal, strike, block, pole, lamp, cottage, plastic, blanket, altogether, surprisingly, broadcast, hurricane. get across, get wet, climb over,

    press against, get back to normal, up to, lose one's life, have plenty of rain, pushover, bring down, offer baths to sb, lucky escapes, rushing winds, call in, clear the roads, travel south, return to normal, great fun, return from abroad, add to, later on,

    take the place of, once again, have a red face, sooner or later, or so.

    2.Everyday English for communication:

    Good heavens! There you are!

    We were getting very worried.

    We 've been anxious about you.

    What's the matter with your foot, Jane?

    Is there anything the matter?

    There's no need to be worried.

    Nothing. We're fine.

    3. Grammar:

    To study the past participle used as object compliment

4. Reading:

    1) To read about the passage the hurricane and have a good

    commander of the text.

    2) To be able to do the exercises on the text.

    II. Main and difficult points:

    1. that a hurricane is likely to come. (be likely to do sth.).

    2. Many towns and villages had their water supply cut off. (have sth. done)

    3. They worked long hours for several weeks before everything returned to normal.

    III. Allocation of time: Five Periods.

     The 1st period: Lesson 41

     The 2nd period: Lesson 42

     The 3rd period: Lesson 43

     The 4th period: Lesson 44

     The 5th period: Unit test

    The 1st period Lesson 41

    I. Aims and demands:

    1. Practise the dialogue. 2. Study the language points. II.

    Importance:

    1. There you are.

    2. There is no need to be worried.

    3. We've been anxious about you.

    4. We've just heard a warning on the radio that a hurricane is likely to come.

    III.Teaching procedure:

    Step 1 Revision

    1. Check the homework exercises.

    2. Revise expressions about the weather. Ask the students for as many

    expressions as possible.

    eg: It's windy. It is cloudy. It is terribly cold. It is minus 10

    degrees.

    Step 2 Presentation

    Look at Page 61. Talk about the picture. What is happening? What are

    they talking about? And who are they?

    Step 3 Reading Let the students read the dialogue quickly and try to

    know the general idea by answering questions.

1. Why were Jane and Pipa late?

    [Because the bridge had been washed away by the floods.]

    2. Why were Jane and Pipa 's parents worried?

    [Because it was late, and a hurricane was likely to come.]

    3. Who are the four in the picture?

    [They are mother, father, Jane and Pipa.]

    Step 4 Dialogue

    1. Listen to the tape and repeat the dialogue.

    2. Practise the dialogue by asking four students come to the front of

    the classroom. One is mother, one is father, one is Jane and the other one is Pipa.

    Step 5 Language points

    1. There you are.

    There you are! You are finally come.

    There you are! I know you would come.

2. There is no need to be worried.

    There is (no) need to do---

    There is no need to tell him everything you know.

    There is (no) need for sth.

    I think there is much need for improvement.

    There is little need for that thing.

    3. We've been anxious about you.

    (1) be (get) anxious about

    We are anxious about their safety.

    There is no need to be anxious about his health.

    (2) be (get) anxious to do sth.

    We are anxious to go to Shanghai.

    He is anxious to leave here. 4. We've just heard a warning on the radio that a hurricane is likely to come. be likely to do.

    You are likely to catch cold if you go out now.

    Her mother is likely to come here tomorrow.

    Step 6 Practice

    Page 61, Part 2. Let students match the phrases on the left with the replies on the right. Do the first one with the whole class, then let the students work through the exercises in pairs. Check the answers

    with the class.

    [Suggested answers]

    What's the matter? My foot is a bit painful.

    Is there anything the matter? Yes, there has been an accident.

    What's wrong? Nothing. We are fine.

    We are all anxious about you. There is no need to be worried.

    We were getting worried about you. I didn't know I was going to be late.

    Step 7 Workbook

    1. Look at Page 123. Do Ex.1. Let the students read the dialogue again and then ask the students to discuss the answers in pairs.

    Check the answers with the whole class.

    2. As for Ex.2, let the students work in pairs first, then check the answers.

    3. Before doing Ex. 3, revise the words in the box. Do the exercise orally in class. The six sentences can be translated into Chinese if

    possible.

    Step 8 Consolidation

    Revise the dialogue in Part I. See if the students can have a dialogue without their books.

    Step 9 Homework

    1. Prepare Lesson 42

    2. Translate the following sentences into English.

    (1) 你今天没有必要去那里。

(2) 她一直为妈妈的安全担心。

    (3) 我不知道李老师为什么急着去看他。

    (4) 明天可能要下雨。

    (5) 他弟弟的听力有问题。

    (6) 那就是他失败的原因。

    [Keys]

    (1) There is no need for you to go there today.

    (2) She has been worried about her mother's safety.

    (3) I don't know why Mr Li was anxious to see him.

    (4) It is likely to rain tomorrow.

    (5) Is there anything the matter with his brother 'shearing? (6) That is (the reason) why he failed.

    V. Blackboard Design:

     Unit 11 Hurricane

     Lesson 41 Dialogue

    1. There you are.

    2. Is there anything the matter?

    3. There is no need to be worried.

    4. What's the matter with your foot?

    5.That's why we were getting anxious about you.

    The 2nd period Lesson 42

    I.Aims and demands:

    1. Let students know what hurricane is and what to do when hurricane

    comes.

    2. The students are required to answer the questions raised by the teacher and in the passage.

    II.Importance:

    1. If hurricane had happened during the day-time, there would have

    been many more deaths.

    2. Electricity lines as well as telephone poles were brought down by

    falling trees or branches.

    III. Teaching procedure:

    Step 1 Revision 1. Check the homework exercises. 2. Revise the

    dialogue in Lesson 37 by asking questions and telling the story of

    Jane and Pipa.

    Step 2 Presentation 1. Talk about weather. [Suggested questions:] (1)

    What's the weather like in your hometown?

    (2) Have you experienced a hurricane?

    (3) How long did it last?

    (4) What are the results?

    2. Talk about the picture on Page58.

    Step 3 Reading

    Read the text and try to know the general idea, and then tell the

    true or false sentences.

    1. On Friday 16th Oct. 1987, a hurricane stuck the southeast of England.

    2. In the hurricane, ninety people lost their lives.

    3. England usually has plenty of rain every month of the year.

    4. In the morning people woke up and found the outside world hardly changed.

    5. Many towns and villages had their water supply cut off because there was no electricity.

    6. It took months to clear all the roads and to mend all the broken electricity lines and telephone lines by the army.

    [Keys: T F T F T F]

    Step 4 Listening

    Listen to the tape and answer some questions.

    1. What happened in a hurricane?

    [When a hurricane comes, the heavy rain and strong winds make the trees down and house destroyed.]

    2. Why are hurricanes dangerous?

    [Because hurricanes can destroy trees, houses and make people lose

    their lives.] 3. Why did the hurricane cause so much damage? [Because it had been raining heavily, the ground was wet and the trees were easily pushed over by the wind.] 4. Who helped to get things back to normal after the hurricane?

    [The army, the electricity workers and the telephone workers helped to get things back to normal after the hurricane.]

    5. Which parts of China have hurricanes?

    [Usually there are hurricanes in the southeast of China.]

    Step 5 Watching video

    Watch video and then do exercise 1 on page 124

    Step 6 Consolidation

    1. Fast reading practice.

    2. Read the text quickly and then do the written exercise by filling in the blanks. In 1987, a hurricane ____the southeast of England. Nineteen people lost their ____. If the hurricane ____happened during

    the daytime, there 4have been many more death. That night was the worst one____ history. In the morning people found the world outside their houses completely ____. Fifteen million trees had been ____ down by the high winds. Electricity lines as ____ as telephone poles

    were brought down. Many towns and villages had their water supply ____ off because there was ____electricity. Many people lad use ____. It took ____ to clear all the roads and mend all the broken electricity lines and telephone lines. The army was called ____ to

    cut through fallen trees and to help to ____ the roads and paths. They worked for long hours for several weeks before every thing returned to ____.

    [keys] 1. hit/struck 2. lives 3. had 4. would 5. in 6 changed 7. blown 8. well 9. cut 10. no 11. Lamps 12. weeks 13. in 14. clear 15. normal

    Step 7 Language points

    1. Between the hours of midnight and 6, the hurricane crossed the southeast corner of England with winds of up to 160 Kph.

    The boy is always up to something bad.

    He is not up to the work.

    2. If hurricane had happened during the daytime, there would have been many more deaths.

    E.g.: If you had come here last week, you could have met your old friend.

    If my father had come earlier, he would not have missed the train.

    If Mary had worked hard last term, she would have passed the exam.

    3. Electricity lines as well as telephone poles were brought down by falling trees or branches.

    His mother is as well as his father.

    Her little sister draws pictures as well as Torn.

    Her sister is kind as well as clever.

    Their family owns a farm as well as a house.

    His brother, as well as his parents has seen the film.

    Step 8 Pratice

    Look at Page 63, Part4. Get the students to work through the exercise and then check the answers.

    Step 9 Workbook Look at Page 124. Do Ex. 1 and EX. 2. Before doing EX. 2, revise the expressions. Let the students work in pairs. Check the answers with the whole class and get the students to put the sentences into Chinese.

    Step 10 Homework

    1. Prepare Lesson 43

    2. Write a short passage according to the four pictures on Page 63.

    V. Blackboard Design:

    Lesson38 THE HURRICANE (1)

    Questions: Language Points:

    1. What's the weather like in your hometown?

    2. Have you experienced a hurricane?

    3. How long did it last?

    4. What are the results?

    The 3rd period Lesson 43

    I.Aims and demands:

    1. Study Lesson 43 to know more about hurricane.

    2. The students are required to answer the questions raised by the teacher and in the passage.

    3. Learn the key words and expressions and sentences patterns.

II.Importance:

    1. later on

    2. on the evening before the storm

    III. Teaching procedure:

    Step 1 Revision

    1. Check the homework exercises.

    2. Translate the sentences into English orally.

    (1) 一场风暴袭击了英国南部。

    A hurricane struck the southeast of England.

    (2) 如果他不骑自行车去那儿,他不会被汽车撞倒。

    If he had not gone there by bike, he would not have been struck by a

    car.

    (3) 由于这些原因,强风很容易把这些树木吹倒。

    For these reasons, the strong winds pushed over the trees very

    easily.

    (4) 清理这些道路花了好几周的时间。 It took weeks to clear all the roads. (5) 他妹妹既聪明又漂亮。 His little sister is beautiful as well as clever.

    Step 2 Fast reading Get the students to read the text quickly and

    then judge the sentences whether they are true or false.

    1. Three famous parks in and around London had over 1 400 trees blown over.

    2. Kew Gardens is an old and famous research center for trees in the

    London area.

    3. Kew Gardens has many many old and unusual trees.

    4. In the hurricane the center lost over 1 000 trees.

    5. The weather report on the evening before the storm was right.

    [Keys: T T T T F]

    Step 3 Listening

    Ask the students to listen to the tape. Let the students get further

    understanding about Lesson39, and then do Ex. 1 on Page 125.

    Step 4 Language points

    1. Three famous parks in and around London had over 1 400 trees blown over.

    have /get sth. done

    Later on the centre had a large number of new trees planted.

    I am going to have my hair cut.

    He had his wallet stolen yesterday.

    Her mother had the house repaired last week.

    2. Suprisingly, the weather report on the evening before the storm said there would be strong winds, but not a hurricane.

    on Sunday morning

    on a cold winter evening

    on the next afternoon

on the morning before the storm

    on the night of Oct. 1

    Step 5 Consolidation

    Get the students to read the text carefully and then ask them to fill in the gaps with the words in the article.

     Three famous parks ____and ____London had over 1 400 trees ____over. Kew Gardens is an old and famous research centre for ____in the London area. It has therefore a large ____of old and unusual

    trees. Woods and forests in the southeast

    were completely ____.Millions of young trees have been planted to take the ____of those which were blown over. Surpringly the weather man ____the evening before the storm said there would not be a ____,

    but the next day he had a very ____face.

    [Keys] 1. in 2. around 3. blovro 4. plants 5. number 6. destroyed 7. place 8. on 9. hurricane 10. red

    Step 6 Practice

    1. Look at Part 3 Page 64. Give the students a brief explanation about the example. Do the first one orally with the whole class. Get the students to work through the exercise in pairs. Then check the answers.

    2. Look at Page 65, Part 5 and Part 6. Explain to the students what they have to do. Do the first two orally with the whole class, then

    let the students work through the exercises in pairs.

    3. Check the answers at the end.

    Step 7 Homework

    Finish off Ex. 2 and Ex. 3 on Page 125

    V. Blackboard Design:

    Lesson 43 THE HURRICANE(2)

    1. a great many = many

    2. later on

    3. take the place of + object + past participle

    4. on the evening before the storm

    5. millions of

The 4th period Lesson 44

    I.Aims and demands:

    1. Revise the contents in this unit.

    2. Finish the listening practice of this unit.

    3. Do some writing

    II.Importance:

    Listening practice

    III. Teaching procedure:

    Step 1 Revision

    1. Check the homework exercises.

    2. Do some more practice with the structure have sth. done. Use blackboard or slide. Get the students to finish the sentences.

    (1) I'll have to get the gas pipe (修理) at once.

    (2) Last night Mr Green had all those useless things (清理) away"

    (3) Have you had your blood (检验)?

    (4) When she came in, she found her glass (碎了).

    (5) They got the walls () last week.

    (6) He had her house (破坏) in the storm.

    (7) His brother got his money () yesterday.

    (8) Her father had both his legs (折断) in the accident.

    (9) The park had 1400 trees (吹倒) over.

    (10) The centre had a large number of trees () again.

    [Keys] 1. repaired 2. cleared 3. examined 4. broken 5. Painted 6. destroyed 7. stolen 8. broken 9. blown 10. planted

    Step 2 Listening comprehension

    Turn to Page 155. Before listening to the tape, get the students to talk about the picture and let them guess what has happened. Play the tape and let the students discuss their answers. Then check the answers with the whole class.

    Step 3 Orally practice

    Look at Page 62, Part 2. Read the dialogue example and give the students some explanation. Make sure the students know how to ask and answer questions with the words given.

    [The suggested answers]

    When are you going to get your computer fixed/repaired/mended?

    When are you going to get your hair cut/done?

    When are you going to get your bicycle repaired/mended?

    When are you going to get your homework done?

    When are you going to get your tap fixed/mended/repaired?

    When are you going to get your garden cleared?

    When are you going to get your telephone put in?

    Step 4 Writing

    Look at Page 126, Ex 2. Get the students to write a paragraph about the picture. Ask them to use the structure "have sth done", but not every sentence must use this structure.

    Step 5 Workbook

    1. Look at Page 126,Ex.1 and Ex 3. Get the students to translate the five sentences. Make sure that the students know the purpose of the exercise. Give them several minutes to discuss in pairs. Then check the answers with the whole class.

    For Ex. 3, ask the students to read the whole passage first. Think about the underlined parts carefully. Then discuss with their partners. Finally check the answers with the whole class.

    2. Look at Page 127, Ex. 1 and Ex. 3. Before doing Ex. 1, get

    students to think about the structure have sth. done, then ask them to discuss the answers, at last check the answers with the whole class. As for Ex. 2, get the students to discuss the answers. After checking the answers with the whole class, ask them to translate the

    12 sentences if you wish.

    Step 6 Homework

    1.Ex. 3 on Page 127.

    2.Cloze test 11 on page 143

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