Module1 Life in the Future
--The City of the Future
1. He will present at the meeting for sure ______ (肯定地). 2. In the future ____________(在未来)
, care for the environment will become very important. 3. The earth’s natural resources will run out/ be used up _________________ (用光) one day. 4. We will have to rely more on(更加依赖 __________ ) get rid alternative energy. of 5. You’d better ________ (摆脱掉) the
6. Police will ______ (逮捕) criminals by arrest firing nets instead of guns. 7. Catalogues will have voice commands to ___________(订货). place orders 8. Everyone will be given a number at birth that will never change _______________________________ no matter where/wherever they live (无论他们住在哪里). 9. All forms of recreation will be provided free of charge (免费) by the ____________ city.
10._____________(老年人) and people Senior citizens _____________ with disabilities (有残疾的) should be respected. 11.It will be possible to change the color of cars ____________ (轻轻一按) a at the flick of switch. 12.Doctors may carry out _________(执行) operations from thousands of miles away. 13._______(不是所有的) predictions Not all come true.
ventually 14.E_________(最后), I’d like to become a surgeon. 15.I’m too busy enjoying my life now to ____________(担心) the future. worry about 16.This kind of computer is on the ______ _______(即将淘汰). way out in progress 17.The movement has been __________ (在进行中)for many years. 18.Smoking will be possible only outside cities, and outdoors ________(在户外 ).
? To learn the new words, phrases and sentences. ? To improve the ability of reading. ? To express your opinions of the life in the future.
What topics do you think will be mentioned in a passage with the title above? (open)
? alternative ? energy ? ? crime ? ? schools ? ? public services ?
shopping environment traffic weather entertainment
Read the passage for the first time . Check whether your answer is right.
? ? ? ?
alternative energy crime schools public services
? ? ? ? ?
shopping environment traffic weather entertainment
Parts Part 1 ( Paragraph 1) Part 2 (Paragraph 2-12)
Try to find out the main idea of each part.
Main Idea What will the city of the future look like? How will the students run a city in the future?
Read the passage carefully and complete the tasks. （小组竟学）
Task I: Answer these questions.
1.What have students in a Texas university done? 2. Where will garbage ships go? 3. Who will batman nets catch? 4. Where won’t people be allowed to smoke? 5 .How will people go shopping? 6. What number will people keep for life?
1.What have students in a Texas university done? They’ve thought how to run a city in 2025。 2 Where will garbage ships go? They will go to the sun. 3 Who will batman nets catch? The bat nets will catch criminals.
4 Where won’t people be allowed to smoke? People won’t be allowed to smoke within a city’s limits. 5 How will people go shopping? People will go shopping online. 6 What number will people keep for life? People will keep their telephone number for life.
Task II: Discussion.
If you are chosen to govern a city what will you do? City in the following aspects: 1.Food in the future: Where do peole grow plants? Does the food look the same as what it is now? 2. Clothes: material; shape; 3. Transportation： ways of transportation; 4.Education: Do people need to go to school like today? Where do people study? Do students need teachers? 5. Shopping: Where do peole go shopping? The way they pay for goods. 6. … …
N1:Find the words or phrases in the text which mean these things:
1 not a wise thing to do
a risky business
2 someone who needs medical treatment but doesn’t need to stay in hospital outpatient
get rid of
N2:Find the words or phrases in the text which mean these things:
1 old people
2 you don’t have to pay for something
free of charge
3 a hole in the ground filled with garbage that can’t be recycled
N3: Answer these questions. 1. How will cars be different ? They will be powered by electricity. 2. What will doctors do from a distance? Doctors will do surgery from a distance.
N4: 1.Why will care for the environment become very important in the future? A. Because we will use lots of recycled materials. B. Because we will waste fewer natural resources. C. Because we will also have to rely more on alternative energy. D. Because earth’s natural resources run out. 2.What is not mentioned as an idea for running the future city? A.Holidays at home B. Telesurgery
C. Attending school at home D. Recreation
N5:Learning to use the words
Complete the sentences with the words just learnt. 1. It’s bad manners to laugh at people with disabilities ________. 2. You should not work all the time. You need somerecreation besides work. ______
N6: Complete the sentences with the words just learnt.
1. It seems that more young people are urban interested in ______ life rather than the life in the country. 2. Using _____ energy is one of the ways solar to protect the environment.
Distance surgery will become common as doctors carry out operations from thousands of miles away, with each city having its own telesurgery outpatient clinic. 随着每个城市拥有自己的远程门诊部，医生 将能在数千里以外实施手术，远程手术将 变得非常普通。
在未来，爱护环境将会非常重要，因 为地球的资源濒临枯竭。 In the future, care for the environment will become very important as earth’s natural resources run out.
? What have you learnt from the passage ? ? ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ ____________________________
1.Write an article about the life in the future. 2.预习语法---将来进行时。 3.完成自主学习丛书P125-128.
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