Unit 6 I’m more outgoing than my sister.
Part 1:Teaching design(第一部分: 教学设计)
Structures: Comparatives with –er, –ier or more and both
Is that Sam?
No, that’s Tom. He has shorter hair than Sam.
He’s calmer than Sam.
Vocabulary: more, than, taller, shorter, thinner, longer, calmer, wilder, quieter, funnier, heavier,
smarter, more athletic, more popular, twin, both, be good at
Learning strategies: Classifying, Listening for specific information
?To learn to use comparatives with -er, –ier, more and both
?To talk about personal traits
?To compare people
Warming up by learning grammar
An adjective is a describing word. When we compare two nouns we use a comparative adjective.
An example of this is the use of the endings: -er –est.
If you look at these sentences, we are using comparative adjectives to describe size:
A pony is small.
A cat is smaller.
A mouse is smallest.
Warming up by looking and saying
Judy and her car Andy and his car
I’m happy to meet you again. Today we shall take up the Sixth unit, Unit 6 “I’m more outgoing
than my sister”.
Look at these two pictures please. Picture1 shows us Judy and her new car. Picture 2 shows us Andy and his car. Please look at the blackboard and read after me the sentences. When you read, you should pay attention to the new structure of the sentence.
OK, now let’s compare students and subjects in our classroom. For example, Mary is taller than Lucy. Lucy is thinner than Mary. Lily’s ruler is longer than Nancy’s. Can you make a sentence
with than? Have a try, please.
1a Matching words
Look at the picture on page 31 in your book. What can you see in the
picture? That’s right, the twins. Look at these too boys. They are Pedro
and Paul. They are brothers. Who is taller, Pedro or Paul? Yes, Pedro is taller. Now repeat after me: Pedro is taller. OK, please look at the blackboard and read these sentences: Please pay more attention to “…er...than...”This structure is used in comparisons. Now look at the
words in the box in your book and match each word with the opposite. Please draw lines between the words of the opposite meanings. Now let’s check the answers.
Answers？all—short？long hair—short hair？thin—heavy calm — wild
2b Listening and Numbering
Look at the picture again. The people in the picture are all twins.
Twins are children born at the same time to the same parents.
Sometimes they look exactly alike, but not always. The twins in this
picture do not look exactly alike. Please listen to these three
conversations and number the twins. You write the number 1 to 3 in the blanks beside the twins. OK, now, let’s check the answers.
Sam and Tom: 1. Tara and Tina: 2. Pedro and Paul: 3
Now let’s read the tapescript to find out Comparatives with -er or–ier and than structure.
Shadow than and blacken -er or–ier. 1c Doing pairwork
Now practice the conversation in the picture. And then make your own conversations about the twins with your partner.
I’ll ask some pairs to say your conversations to the class.
2a Listening and writing
Next we will listen to a conversation about Tina and Tara. Look at the picture on page 32 in your book. Tina and Tara are talking to the reporter. Listen to the tape carefully and pay attention to what are they talking about. They are talking about themselves, right? OK. Now look at the two columns and read the headings please: -er, -ier and more. In the conversation,
some words they say end in –er or –ier, some words they add more
ahead. Listen carefully again and write the –er and –ier words in
the first column and the words that use more in the second column.
Now look at the blackboard. Please pay attention to the word “funny”. When
a word ends in “y”, the “