Module One My first day at Senior high Period One Teaching content a)Self-introduction b)Vocabulary and speaking c)Everyday English and function Teaching aims and demands a) have the students
to introduce themselves b) have the students to know what you except from them c) have the students get familiar with some words of subjects d) have the students to learn the Everyday English and function Teaching methods a) speaking b)discussing c)pair-work& group-work Teaching steps Step1 Self-introduction (I) This is the first English class in Senior high, you are fresh to the students , so are the students. So it is necessary for you to introduce yourself to the students and get them to introduce them to you and other students , you must stress that the students must introduce them in English. If
necessary, you can make an example first. eg : My name is Liyingxu , I am your new English teacher ,you can call me Mr.li. I was born on April 16th in a small village in Hebei province. I graduated from Northwest Minorities University , I have taught English in this school for three years. I am a friendly teacher , I am usually ready to help everyone of you. I like sports very much ,but I am not good at it. I don’t like music so much ,especially pop music, in my opinion, it is so noisy and meaningless. In my spare time, I like reading. I hope we can get along well with each other and I will try my best to teach you how to learn English well more than the grammar & vocabulary & drills. I will be strict with every student, so you must follow my words, or you will be punished. (some drills needed to be written on the black board) a) My name is …… b) I am a …… c) I was born on/in …… d) I graduated from …… e) I like/ am good at / am fond of …… f) I hope/ think/ want …… g) ……
(II) Get the students to introduce them to their partners in group of four, then ask some volunteers to introduce them to all the students in English. or Ask them to introduce them one by one. Step2 Vocabulary and speaking (I) Vocabulary Ask the students to tell you what subjects they learned in Junior High school and what other subjects they will learn in Senior High school, ask the students to express them in English as possible as they can, then write the words on the Bb, teach the students to pronounce the words they don’t know. eg : Chinese English Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biolo gy Politics History Geography Arts Music IT
(Information Technology) PE(Physical Education) GT(General Technology) (II)Dialogue (pair-work) T: How many subjects are science subjects? S: …… T: How many of them are languages? S: …… Japanese Russian French
T: Which languages do you study at our school? S: .….. T: Which subjects do you like best? Why? S: …… Ask the students to imitate the dialogue to get which subject their partner like and why by using the following drills. Which subject do you like best? Why? Which subject do you like better between ...and …? Why? I like … because … I think … is important because … I would like to study/learn … because … In my opinion … is … so I ….. Ask some of them to show their dialogues to the ss. Step 3 Everyday English and Function (I) T: After we have talked about the favorite subjects you like best, now lets turn to another part. Every day when we have a break between classes we may meet some old friends, you may talk about your classes , now please turn to P8 , let’s learn the dialogue in Everyday English and Function . Ask the students to listen to the tape ,then to read the
dialogue in pairs. (explain some difficult words and teach ask them to pronounce them by looking up them in the dictionary) Ask the students to read and analyze these sentences. 1 How are you doing? 2 Oh really? 3 Is that right? (II) Work in pairs. Make a conversation about one of your classes . Use the conversation in activity 1 to help. Ask some of them to report and act their dialogue out. Step4 Summary The teacher summary the whole class for the students and tell them what they should do to improve . Homework I Review the drills we learned in this class. II Preview Reading and vocabulary & Cultural corner. Period 2 Teaching content a) Reading and vocabulary b) Cultural corner Teaching aims and demands a) get the students to understand the texts well
b) get the students to know the school life in other schools ( at home and in the USA) c) help the students to improve their reading ability Teaching methods a) speaking b) reading c) discussing group-work Teaching steps Step 1 Revision I Revise last class by ask them which subject they like best and why. II Revise everyday English by asking which class do you have before our English class and talk about it with the help of Everyday English and Function on P8 Step 2 Lead-in (Discuss and compare) T: Everybody , we have studied in a new school named Pingluo Middle School . Before you come here , all of you studied in different schools, now I will give you some time to think what the main differences and similarities between Junior High school and Senior High school. And ask them to discuss these two problems: 1 Do you think that work at Senior High school is harder than that at Junior High school? d) pair-work&
2 Are Senior High teachers similar to Junior High teachers? T: After we have compared Senior High school and Junior High school, now we will learn something about Likang’s First day at Senior High . before we read the text let’s learn some words first. Step 3 Vocabulary Deal with the vocabulary on P2 by finishing the questions in the part. Step 4 Reading I Scanning Read the text quickly and try to find the answer to these questions: a) What are the differences between Likang’s Junior High school and Senior High school? b) What are the two things the English teacher thinks important to do in class? c) What are the two things that the English teacher want to improve? II Understanding Play the tape for the students and ask them to listen & read following the tape in a low voice. Then finish the forth part in Reading and Vocabulary on P3.
III Careful-reading Ask the students to read the passage again and find out which word in the box in the fifth part of Reading and Vocabulary on P4. And ask them try to guess the meaning and explain the words in English according to the text. Ask the students to read the three summaries of Likang’s opinion about the new school in the sixth part in Reading and Vocabulary on P4. Decide which is the best. IV Discussion T: We have known the Likang’s life at Senior High, is your English classroom like Likang’s? is your class the same size as his? Is the number of boys and girls the same? Are you looking forward to doing your English homework? Now please discuss with your partner and compare your school life with Likang’s. Step5 Cultural corner T: we have learned likang’s school life at senior high, do you want to know the life of the teenagers in the similar age of you in other countries? Now please turn to P9, let’s read the text in cultural corner and learn something about the Senior High school life in the US. I Ask the students to listen to the tape and read the text.
II Ask the students to answer the following questions: a) What are the differences between the grades in China and the US? b) How is the school year divided ? c) How long does the Summer Vacation last? d) When do they start and finish school? e) What do they do after school? III Ask the students to prepare a short reply to introduce the school system , vacation, study time & after-school activities in China by imitating the letter in Cultural corner. Step6 Summary The teacher summary the class by comparing the school life in China and the US. Homework: I Write a reply to Rob Marshall II Read the text for as many times as they can III Preview the language points in these two passages. Period 3 Teaching content a) the language points in the two passages b) the important and difficult drills in the two passages Teaching aims and demands
a) get the students to master some useful words or expressions b) get the students to master some important drills c) get the students to do some exercises about the language points. d) to improve the students ability of using English Teaching methods a) Explaining b) Discovering c) Practicing Teaching steps Step 1 Revision Revise last class by checking home work and analyze the students’ replies. You can also ask some the students to read the good replies for the students Step 2 Language Study I Underline the useful expressions science subject be similar to… attitude to… from … the screen academic subject differences between A and Bthe teaching method a city not far on
on the computer
information from websites a woman called…. nothing like speak a lot in class oneself in groups oneself improve one’s spelling words for one’s homework forward to doing… be impressed with… number of the American school systems cover 7 years to college divide….into.. part in be free to do… friends last a long time say that have similar life experiences under the same There is a popular belief without the help of sb September through December secondary school A is the same size as B a description of in a fun way give sb instructions have fun
receive the high school diploma
Thanks for doing… do experiments have
ask sb about… dinner stay on at school
take a bus home speak Chinese with
daybe fluent in Chinese fluency
make a lot of progress write to sb all over the
at the beginning of world the smell of
paint the wall
have the biggest smile II Analyze the language points A) Words 1 information noun facts or details telling sth about a situation, person ,event, etc information about/on sb/sth 关于某人/谋事的信息 a piece of information 一则消息； 一份情报 ask for information on/about 打听关于……的消息 2 instruction n (pl) sth that sb tells you to do 指示 (pl) information on how to do or use sth 说明 follow the instructions for 遵守……的指示 instructions on(how to do ) sth （如何做）某事的指示 instructions to do sth 做某事的指示
on sb’ instructions 遵照某人的指示 be under instructions to do sth 被指示做某事 instructions in 有关……的指示 3 embarrassed adj. feeling nervous and uncomfortable and worrying be embarrassed to do sth 羞于做某事 be embarrassed about/at 对……感到困窘 4 attitude n sb’s opinions of feelings about sth, especially as shown by their behaviour attitude to/towards sth/sb 对某人/某事的态度 5 behaviour n way of treating others ; manners behaviour towards/to ……对……的态度/行为 be on one’s good/best behaviour 循规蹈矩；行为检点 put sb on his best behaviour 规劝/警告某人要规规矩矩 6 previous adj happening or existing before the event or object you are talking about 以前的；从前的 the previous day 前一天 previous to 在……以前
previously adv 以前；从前 7 impress vt. to have a favourable effect on sb ; to make sb feel admiration and respect impress sth in /on sth
impress sth on/opon sb impress sb with sth be impressed at/by/with impression n. make an impression on sb 8 cover vt to include or deal with sth 包含 be covered by/ with 被……所覆盖 cover for sb 顶替某人 cover (a distance) 走（一段距离） cover (sth new )报道（消息；新闻） cover sth up/over 盖住某物 Step 3 Practicing Ask the students to do some exercises about the language points just learned Homework I Remember the usages of the words today II Preview and try to analyze the difficult sentences in these to passages Period 4 Teaching content a) the language points in the two passages b) the important and difficult drills in the two passages
Teaching aims and demands a) get the students to master some useful words or expressions b) get the students to master some important drills c) get the students to do some exercises about the language points. d) to improve the students ability of using English Teaching methods a) Explaining b) Discovering c) Practicing Teaching steps Step 1 Revision Revise the words learned yesterday by doing some translation exercises.(C to E or E to C). Step 2 language study 1． The teacher is a very enthusiastic woman called Ms. Shen. 这个非常热情的女老师是沈老师。 called Ms. Shen 是过去分词短语作定语，与所修饰的词之间 存在着逻辑上的被动关系，相当于定语从句 who/that was called Ms. Shen。 如： We visited the new library built three weeks ago.
我们参观了三周前建成的图书馆。 The first textbooks written for teaching English as a foreign language came out in the 18th century. 最早为外语教学而写的英语课本出现在十八世纪。 Most of the artists invited to the party were from South Africa. 被邀请来参加聚会的大多是南非艺术家。 注：短语一般放在被修饰词之后，单个过去分词放在被修饰词之前 2．And we have fun. I don't think I will be bored in Ms. Shen's class! 我们上课上得很开心，我认为我不会对沈老师的课厌烦的。 （1）have (great) fun 玩得开心 =have (a lot of) fun = have a wonderful time =enjoy oneself 如： The children were having a lot of fun with the building blocks. 孩子们玩搭积木玩得很开心。 You're sure to have some fun tonight. 今晚你一定会玩得很开心。 They had a lot of fun chatting on the net. 他们在网上聊天聊得很开心。
fun/,是不可数名词，常用于 be fun 结构中，相当于 interesting。如 Seeing monkeys in the zoo is great fun. 在公园看猴子非常有趣。 What fun it is to play a game after work! 工作之余活动一下多么有趣！ 注: 此处的 what fun 不能用 how funny 代替，因为"funny" 是“滑稽的，好笑的”的意思。 ［拓展］for fun=in fun 开玩笑地 make fun of 嘲笑，取笑。如 I'm not saying such a serious thing for fun. 我说如此严肃的事情绝不是开玩笑。 It's bad manners to make fun of the blind. 取笑盲人是不礼貌的。 （2） 我们要注意本句英汉表达的区别。英语中有些动词，如 think, believe, expect, suppose, feel, guess, imagine 等，当 它们后面接一个具有否定意义的宾语从句时， 通常要把主句的动词变 为否定式，而宾语从句中的谓语动词用肯定形式。这种现象称为否定 的转移。如： We don't think there is anything interesting in your pictures. 我们认为你的画并没有什么有趣的地方。
I don't believe what he said is true.我认为他说的不是真话。 I don't suppose they will object to my suggestion. 我想他们不会反对我的建议。 He didn't imagine that she would go abroad. 他料想她不会出国了。 I don't feel the food can last us through the winter. 我认为这食物是不够我们过冬的。 注：在反意疑问句中，若陈述部分是第一人称，think 等词用一 般现在进，则疑部部分需与从句中的主语和谓语保持一致，否则要与 主句的主语和谓语保持一致。如： I don't think it's going to rain tomorrow, is it? 我认为明不会下雨，对吗？ You don't think I have made mistakes, do you? 你并不认为我犯了什么错误，是吗？ 3 In other words, there are three times as many girls as boys. 换句话说，女孩是男孩的三倍。 （1）in other words 意为“换句话”，在句中用作插入成分。 如： In other words, she must give up singing. 换言之，她必需放弃唱歌。 I'm not used to the way you speak to me. In other
words, I don't want to continue our conversations. 我不习惯于你对我谈话的方式。换句话讲，我不想继续我们的谈 话了。 Beethoven wrote many world-famous musical compositions. In other words, he was a great musician. 贝多芬写过许多世界著名乐曲。换句话讲，他是一位伟大的音乐 家。 ①A + be+倍数 +as+ adj. +as+B Asia is four times as large as Europe. 亚洲是欧洲的四倍大。 ②A+be+倍数+ 比较级+than+B Asia is three times larger than Europe. 亚洲比欧洲大三倍。 ③A+be+倍数+the size/length/height/depth/width+ of+ B Asia is four times the size of Europe. 亚洲是欧洲的四倍大。 注: time 表示倍数，一般只限于表示基数词在内的三倍或三倍 以上，若表示两倍可用副词 twice 或形容词 double。 time 表示 的倍数也可以用分数，百分数或某些表程度的副词替换。 The street is twice the length of that one. 这条街是那条街的两倍长。
Ten is double five.十是五的二倍。 This pencil is a quarter as long as that one. 这枝铅笔是那枝的四分之一长。 Our room is 60％ the size of theirs. 我们房间的面积是他 们房间面积的 60%。 4 I'm looking forward to doing it！我非常渴望去做。 look forward to sth./doing sth. 意思是“期待着某事/做某 事”，其中“to”是介词。 I look forward to hearing from you as early as possible. 我期待着早日收到你的来信。 Boys and girls are looking forward to Children's Day. 孩子们期盼着儿童节的来临。 I'm looking forward to his return just as much as he himself seeing me. 我期待他的归来同他盼望见到我的心怀一样强烈。 ［链接］动词＋介词 to 构成的常用短语有： look forward to 盼望…… 转向；翻到…… pay attention to 注意…… get down to 开始认真干…… belong to 属于 涉及，参阅 stick to 坚持 object to 反对 refer to 谈到， turn to 求助于；
point to 指向 理 come to 共计；苏醒 agree to 同意 devote…to… 贡献……给…… 把……比作……
see to 处理，料
reply to 答复 add to 增加 compare…to…
5 The school year is divided into two semesters, the first of which is September through December, and the second is January through May. 一学年有两个学期，第一学期从九月到十二月，第二学期从一月 到五月。 （1）be divided into “把……分成……”。如: Our class is divided into four groups. 我们班分成四组。 America is divided into over 30 stales. 美国分成 50 多个 州。 （2）the first of which…是定语从句，修饰 semesters. 如： We live in a house, in front of which is a small river. 6 I live in Shijiazhuang, a city not far from Beijing （1）far from a) 远离 b) 毫不；远非；一点也不 （2）away from & far (away) from , 两个短语都可以用来作表 语，状语和后置定语。其中，其中 away from 用在表示具体距离的 词后面时，意为“离……（多远）， be away from 意为“离开”。 far
(away) from 通常不和具体的距离的词连用，意为“离某地很远”。 We were sitting ___________(离……太远)the stage to be able to see very much. The Smiths live ___________( 20 英里以外)the city of New York. He works in a company ________________(远离他的家)。 7 …and Ms Shen’s method of teaching is nothing like that of the teachers at my Junior High school. Nothing like 意为 “没有什么能比得上”， “丝毫不象”。 something like 意为“大约”， “几分像”。 It looks nothing like a horse. In summer there is nothing like swimming as a means of keeping fit. It must be something like seven O’clock. 8 Today we introduced ourselves to each other. Introduce sb to sb 把某人介绍给某人 Introduce sth in/ into 把某物引进 Introduce sb to sth 引导或带领某人接触某物 Introduce sth to sb 宣布并介绍 Introduction n 介绍；引进；引论
An introduction to 对……的介绍；……的引论 9 Oh really? So have I.
“so +助动词/情态动词/系动词+主语”表示“（另一事物）也……” He is interested in physics and so am I If you can finish it in time, so can I . 表示否定意义时用“neither/nor +助动词/情态动词/系动词+主 语”，意为“（另一事物）也不……” Bob wasn’t at school last Friday, and neither/nor was Jack. “so +主语+助动词/情态动词/系动词”表示对之前或对方所说的 情况表示赞同或证实，意为“同一个人或事物）确实……” ------You have dropped a word here. ------Yes, so I have. 10 At the end of twelfth grade, American students receive the high school diploma. at the end of 在……结束的时候；在……的尽头； 在……的结尾 处 in the end (at last; finally)最终，终于 by the end of 到……结束时 at the beginning of (at the start of ) 在……开始的时候 at the beginning (in the beginning ; at first) 起初，开始时 11 I take part in all kinds of after-school activities… take part in join in join
Step3 Practice and summary Ask the students to revise the language points just learned, the teacher should make a short summary to help them. Homework I Remember the points learned today II Preview Grammar 1 , Listening and vocabulary , Pronunciation III Read the passages as often as possible. Period 5 Teaching content a) Grammar 1 b) Listening and vocabulary Teaching aims and demands a) to revise the present tenses b) to help the students to learn some forms of one word ,in order to introduce something about word-formation Teaching methods a) Discovering b) practising c) listening and speaking d) imitating
Teaching steps Step1 Revision Revise the important points learned in last class by translating some Chinese sentences into English. Step2 Lead in There are two sentences in the passage “My first day at Senior High” 1)I live in Shijiazhuang, a city not far from Beijing . 2)I am writing down my thoughts about it. What are the tense differences are there between these two sentences? Ask the students to analyze the tenses. Step3 Grammar study T: Today we will revise the uses of the present tenses. One is the present simple tense, the other is the present continuous tense. Now let’s look at some examples: (I) She visits her parents everyday. What is the time by your watch? The moon goes around the earth. The train leaves at seven and arrives at nine. We will go to the park if it doesn’t rain tomorrow. Please tell him about it as soon as he comes back.
(II) All the students are looking at the blackboard carefully. We are learning New Standard English. Now we are leaving the classroom and approaching the playground. She is always thinking of herself. Ask the students to analyze the examples and try to find out the principles of the uses of the present simple tense & the present continuous tense. The teacher summarize the uses of the two tenses. Ask the students to read the passage again and choose sentences in the present simple tense and in the present continuous tense. Say which uses they show. Step4 Listening and vocabulary (I) Vocabulary T: We have learned something about grammar ,now let’s revise some old words learned in Junior High English. Explain Explanation Pronounce Pronunciation Encoura ge Encouragement
Understand Understanding misunderstanding Now finish the chart with the words in the box. Complete these sentences with a suitable form of each word in the box., then check the answers with the students.
Ask the students to read the sentences in activity 2 again and answer the questions in activity 3. (II) Listening T: I really don’t know if your answers are correct or not, so let’s listen to the conversation to check your answers ,and you must try your best to get the general idea of the conversation. Play the tape for the students, then ask the students to tell you what they have learned from the conversation. T: Yes , most of you have known something about the conversation ,but you didn’t get the details clearly. I will play the tape for you after you read the questions in activity 4. Now please read the questions quickly. Play the tape for the students and ask them to make some notes which will help them to answer the questions by write down some key words or phrases. Check answers with the students and write down the difficult points. Play the tape for the third time , stop when and where necessary, repeat the difficult parts. Step 4 Summary The teacher summarize the class by revising the
word-formation. And ask the students to read the sentences in activity2 in Listening and vocabulary. Homework I Remember the words and the sentences in Listening and vocabulary. II Try to find some other principles of word-formation. III Preview Grammar 2 , Pronunciation &Writing. Speaking Period 6 Teaching content a) Grammar 2 b) Pronunciation c) Speaking d) writing Teaching aims and demands a) get the students to master the uses of –ing form and –ed form b) help the students to improve their ability of talking about the school life. c) to improve students’ pronunciation by listening and summarizing d) to teach the students something about how to write an
E-mail reply. Teaching methods a) discovering and summarizing b) listening and speaking c) imitating d) discussing and writing Teaching steps Step 1 Revision a) Ask the students to repeat the uses of the present simple tense and the present continuous tense. b) have a dictation about the words and sentences in activity 2 in Listening and vocabulary. Step 2 Grammar I Lead in by doing exercises: 1 I was ________ when I saw the _______ news. (exciting & excited) 2 The dog was ________ in playing _________ games, such as playing balls, wires and plates. (interesting & interested) Now please look at these two questions, can you fill in the blanks? II Discovering and summarizing
Read My First Day at Senior High again and underline the adjectives with –ing or –ed endings. After you have found out them try to find out the different uses of words with different endings. Ask the students to choose the correction explanation in activity 2 in Grammar 2. Finish the excises in activity 3. Step 3 Pronunciation T: I found some students could not pronounce the words with –ed endings correctly, now let’s have a look at these words: 1 amazed bored tired
2 embarrassed 3 disappointed excited interested
Play the tape for the students and ask the to find the differences and try to imitate the pronunciation . Ask the students to find out the principles. Step 4 Speaking T: We often take part in many after-school activities , now let’s look at the pictures in Speaking part to find out what the US high school students do after class. 1 What can you see in the picture and what are they doing .
2 Is the school similar to ours? Explain why it is or isn’t. 3 Do students at our school do things like this ? 4 How do you think about the after-school activities? Are they good or bad? How can we make best use of after-school activities. Give the students some time to discuss the questions and try to report their own ideas. Then the teacher make a summary. Step5 Writing T: We have sorrows and happiness in our school lives, sometimes we want to exchange our feelings with others, so we write a letter or make a call. Now we will read a letter from an American girl who likes sharing her memories of her first year at school. Ok, please turn to P8 and read it. Give the students some time to read the letter. Go through the letter and deal with some important or difficult points. T: Do you want to write a letter to her and tell your memories of the first year at school. Now , can you tell me what should we write this reply and what will you write in it. Ask the students to tell their own ideas and collect them and write down them on the black board.
The teacher give the students some suggestions. Ask the students to write the reply in the class if enough time is left. Or, leave it as home work.. Homework I Ask the students to write and correct their reply. II Remember the uses of –ing&-ed endings. III Finish the exercises about this module.
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