Lesson 3 Sports Stars Teaching aims:
To read a text for specific information
To provide a title appropriate for a whole text
To use the Present Perfect and Past Simple tenses appropriately
To practise using positive and negative opinion adjectives. Teaching difficulties:
To use the Present Perfect and Past Simple tenses appropriately Teaching Aids:
chalks and cassette
First reading do the exercise true or false
1.The two sister plan to take up tennis career all their life.
2.In competitive matches the two sisters seldom played each other.
3.The two sisters have no common hobby except tennis.
4.In their childhood the people around Williams sisters often fought
each other using gun.
5.Williams’ parents played an important part in their success.
6.The text refer to us the sisters’ father is good at tennis.
7.If one of them lose the game in their match, the other do the dishes.
8.The two sisters miss their childhood so they often go back to their
Answers: 1.F 2. F 3.F 4. T 5.T 6.T 7. F 8. F Choose the best answer:
( ) 1.What kind of background are they from
A. comfortable and rich B. dangerous and poor
C. dangerous and free D. rich and competitive ( ) 2. In 1991, what did the sisters and family do? A. Their parents began to train the two sisters.
B. The two sisters went to high school
C. Venus won the first champion
D. The Williams family moved to a safer area
( ) 3.Which of the following express is true?
A. The two sisters didn't finish their high school. B. Their father is kind to them when practising tennis. C. The two sisters are studying the same subject at college. D. They will be lawyers after they finish their tennis career. ( ) 4.Which of the two Tennis Open Game did the two sisters win? A. US Open and Australia Open B. Wimbledon and France Open C. US Open and Wimbledon D. Wimbledon and Australia
( ) 5.How do the two sisters get on at home?
A. they hate each other B. they often quarrel with each other
C. If one of them wins champion, the other will be unhappy.
D. They get on well with each other and often play jokes on each othe
Read the article again and suggest a title for the text( do the exercise ?. Match the main ideas with the paragraphs in the text.
( ) the sisters’ road to success ( ) the brief introduction to
( ) the background of their growing up ( ) the sisters’tennis training and study
Title: How to become a tennis star
Road to success
Tennis is my favorite sports
Tennis stars- Williams sisters
Ask student to choose one title. The answer is: Tennis stars- Williams sisters
?.(1).Retelling: say something about the two sisters.
(2).Discussion:what can we learn from the two sisters. ?.难句解析:
1. spoke about 谈论
2.(1) The time when we got together finally came.
(2) I still remember the day when I first came to the school.
关系副词when引导的定语从句,修饰先行词the time,the day.
We are living in an age ____ many things are done on computer.
A. which B. that C. whose D. when
3. so that引导目的状语从句, 放在主句之后。意为“以便……；为
?.Voice your opinion
What are the advantages of being sports stars? ?.Homework
Write a short introduction of champion sisters.