Module 6 the Internet and telecommunications
Grammar---compound words and articles
Class: Class 1 Grade 1
Teacher: Shuqin Liu？刘淑琴？ from Heilongjiang Provincial Experimental
1. Get the students to know as many compound words as possible. 2. Have a review of some usages of the articles they have known before. 3. Teach some new rules about the usages of the articles.
4. While teaching grammars, try to make them practice speaking and communicating
Teaching important points: compound words and articles
Teaching difficult points: how to use articles correctly in English communicating and writing
Teaching methods: task-based teaching method
Teaching aids: power point , computer, blackboard
Step I: Grammar one—compound words
Lead in: Hello everybody! Now let’s begin our lesson. Look at the screen. What can you see? Sure you know them. But when I put the two words together. What can we get? A compound word. That is right. Do you know what this word mean? Can you guess? …It doesn’t matter. I tell you. It means the method of writing quickly, esp. using some special symbols. In Chinese we can say 速记，速写。
Activity1: Compound words remembering
Later you will see some words flashing on the screen. Try your best to remember them in shorthand. The quicker, the better. Now, let’s get started. …….Now tell me
kind-hearted, airsick, mother-in-law, sports stadium.) The more, the better. For each group, two minutes. Now let’s begin. Who is the first, ladies or gentlemen? Lady first. Great!... Now let’s see who is the winner? Congratulations.
Activity5: Change some compound nouns into plural forms
1. gentleman 2. good-for-nothing 3. looker-on 4. passer-by 5. comrade-in-arms
6. sister-in-law 7. man doctor 8. woman teacher 9. girl student 10.boy student
Answers: 1. gentlemen 2. good-for-nothings 3. lookers-on 4. passers-by 5. comrades-in-arms
6. sisters-in-law 7. men doctors 8. women teachers 9. girl students 10. boy students
Step II: articles—the definite articles, the indefinite articles and zero articles Lead in: sometimes nouns exist in plural forms, but sometimes nouns can be modified by some other words. Do you know what words we can put before a noun? Adjectives,
pronouns, articles… Great! Now we will learn something about the three types of article. Complete the sentence, please. ( The Internet is a biggest source of /
information in the world, and it’s accessible through the computer.)
Activity1: Homework check for the rules of how to use articles
Look at the words here. Why do we have “the” here? (the Internet, the World
Wide Web, the head teacher, the universe , the world, the sun, the official language, the moon, the president, the capital, the sky, the atmosphere) Because they are all unique. Quite right. That is one rule for the articles. Can you tell me more? ……
Activity2: Something more about the articles for the students to pay attention to.
Articles are so hard to master. There is something you should pay attention to. Follow me please. 1. Translate the following phrases, paying attention to the different preps. .( take/catch sb. by the arm; hit sb. in the face/ on the head; wound sb. in the leg; pat sb. on the shoulder)
2. They are all proper nouns. Right? But there are some differences between them. Have you noticed that? Now can you tell me why? ( Answers: the用在某些由
the. ) 不用
3. Discuss the following phrases, paying attention to the differences of the
4.Which is ________ larger country, Canada or Australia?
B.--If you don’t like the red coat, take the blue one.
-- OK, but do you have ____ bigger size in blue? This one’s a bit tight for me.
C. English is _____ most difficult subject to learn, but it’s not _____ most difficult one.
1). His brother has turned a writer. (false; omit a )
(2). Did he turn a scientist? (false, omit a)
(3). A hero as he is, he has some shortcomings. (false, omit a )
(4). A girl as she is, she is determined to become an astronaut. (false, omit a )
1.If you get marks between 15-18, you are an expert at articles.
2.If you get marks between 10-14, you are good at articles. 3.If you get marks between 5-9, you need progress in articles. 4.If you get marks between 0-4, you need working hard. Step IV: summary
P- paper tiger
I- Information Technology
in the end, in the morning (afternoon, evening), the day after tomorrow, the day before yesterday, in the sky (water, field, country), in the dark, in the rain, in the distance, in the middle of, on the whole, in the way, by the way, go to the theatre/ cinema, on the other hand, in the least, go to the doctor’s, at the
same time, on the radio/ phone
Part threea little, a few , a lot of, a hundred, a thousand, a number of, a pile of a great many, as a result, as a rule in a hurry, in a minute, in a word in a short while, after a while, have a cold, have a try, keep an eye on, all of a sudden, a number of , do sb. a favor, tell a lie, as a matter of fact, at a loss, keep a diarygo by train, go by boat , at table , in hospital , in town , husband and wife , pen and ink, father and son , day and night , hand in hand , face to face ，
neck and neck ， step by step ， from top to bottom ， in case of fire ， from
morning till night ， from beginning to end ， at noon/ dawn/ daybreak/ dusk/ night/
midnight ， catch fire ， catch sight of，come to power ， take office ， give birth
Part six 零冠词记忆口诀