北师大版 高三 Module 9 Unit 25
Vocabulary and listening
Use some sentences to describe each of the following photos.
Picture A: A foreign girl is having Chinese n
oodles with Chinese chopsticks. That means/relates to the idea of globalization because more and more foreigners like to have a journey in China, or Chinese have began to open restaurants in European countries.
Picture B: This is an international clothing store and the people in the picture all have different nationalities. This relates to the idea of globalization because people of different cultures and races can wear the same kind of clothing.
Picture C: people in the picture all have different nationalities. This relates to the idea of globalization because people of different cultures and races can cooperate well with each other quite well.
Picture D: it is obvious that people of different nationalities are dealing with shares(股票) of all countries. This relates to the idea of globalization because people buy or sell domestic or foreigner shares as they wish.
Picture E: this is a famous character from Disneyland, a symbol of America, with a Chinese child. This relates to the idea of globalization because people from different parts of the world are being exposed to the entertainment industries in other parts of the world.
Tick out the things you and your family do
? ? ? ? Watch foreign films and TV program Listen to music from around the world Buy international brands, like Nike and Adidas eat food imported from across the world, such as durian from Thailand from America ? go shopping in a neighboring country. Have you ever gone to Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia? ? Watch domestic sport from another country, e.g. Italian league football in Spain
Pay attention to the meanings of the underlined words
? eat in international fast food chains, like Kentucky ? eat in different ethnic restaurants, such as Muslim(穆斯林) restaurants from Xinjiang ? Use English to communicate with other non-native speakers ? Work for a multinational corporation (Siemens) with people from different countries ? Travel abroad to work or study
What does globalization mean to us? Pick out the right answer from exercise 3 ★ international investor
emigration and immigration
communication networks society
★ a high standard of living ★ conflict of cultures ★ Americanization ★ mass tourism
Is globalization good or bad? ---From Resource bank
? Read the statements a---j, and tick out the statements about globalization. ? All except B. ? Summarize each statement with your own word. ? A: the quality of global products is the same all over the world, thus they are good. ? C: other countries’ cultures are dying out because of globalization.
? D: you can enjoy staff from every corner of the world, such as Chinese food, Italian food, just because of globalization. ? E: we can learn more about the world from TV or newspapers. ? F: people may spend a fortune on some foreign trainers. Thus globalization can have very expensive results.
? G: understanding of other people can lead to world peace. ? H: globalization is good for Americans. ? I :globalization makes me more interested in other cultures. ? J: local companies have gone out of business because multi-national pay better.
Work in groups and make a list of five advantages of globalization and five disadvantages.
? Advantages: ? Give a chance to learn about other countries ? Promote national friendship ? Promote the national as well as local trade ? Promote world peace ? Varieties of cultures ? ? ? ? Disadvantages: Conflict of cultures Americanization Small countries’ losing its original competitive edge ? Traditional way of life dying out ? Increasing industry leading to global warming
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