1.Train the students’ reading skills 2.Train the students’ speaking ability through individual and pair work 3.Make sure the students make sense of the passage 4.Make the
students master some new words
This person knows a lot about money
This scientist studies the chemistry of living things
He or she works in business
She works in an office
Secretary General of the United Nations
This person has offered to do a job --and may not be paid for doing it
Vocabulary and Reading 1 – warming up Look at the pictures and answer the questions.
1.Where is the man standing? 2.What is he holding?
A large circular board. No On a bend on a road in the mountains.
3.Can the bus driver see the lorry?
4. How is the road?
The road is very narrow and dangerous for traffic..
5. Why is the man standing there? 6. Is his work dangerous? Is it helpful?
Yes. His work is dangerous but very helpful He is directing the traffic.
Vocabulary and Reading 2 – skimming
? Read the passage and match the headings
Part1 Part 2 Part 3 he does it
The man The road The reason why
Vocabulary and Reading 4 – scanning
Read the first paragraph and answer the questions.
1. Where is La Paz?
It is in Bolivia and is the highest capital in the world
2.Which road is the most dangerous there?
The road going north from La Paz
3.Are there any rules of using it? Do people respect them?
Yes Few drivers respect the rules.
Vocabulary and Reading 4 – reading
? Read the last two paragraphs and
choose the correct answers in part 4. Keys: c, b, a, a, c, b ? Read the whole passage again and judge the statements.
Vocabulary and Reading-4. True or False(4m)
1. The mountains make communication easy. 2. Many roads are in bad condition and accidents 3. 4. 5. 6.
are unfrequent. Timoteo has an unusual job. He climbs up to the bend with a large square board in his hand. Some one asked him to do the job. He felt that it was others mission to do it.
Listen to the text and fill in the blanks.
1.Many roads are ______________ in bad condition (处于不好的状态) and accidents are frequent. One road ____________( in particular 尤其）, which goes north form La Paz, is considered ____________(被认为）the most dangerous road in the world. on average 2. Although there is not a lot of traffic ,_________ comes off (平均）,one vehicle ___________( 驶出） the road every two weeks. In theory 在理论上）,the road can be used by 3.__________( practice 在实践中）, few traffic……but in _________( drivers respect the rules.
1.Then one day while he was working as a lorry driver he _______________________ had a close encounter with death (与死神擦肩而过) . had a profound effect _( on 2 .This last experience _________________ 对… 产生重大影响) Timoteo. week in week out 3.And so every morning _______,______ _ , (一周又 一周 ) up (站好位置以 from dawn to dusk, Timoteo takes _______ 备…)his place on the bend and directs the traffic.
Interview As a reporter, you just had read a report about Timoteo. So you want to have a face-to-face interview with him.
Vocabulary and Reading-. Role-play
Characters: Reporter Timoteo Villager A Villager B
Tips: 1. Something about the road 2. Something about the man 3. The reason why he does it 4. Local villagers’ opinions.
Vocabulary and Reading-4.Post-reading
If you were Timoteo Apaza , were you
willing to direct the traffic in the
Homework: ? retell the passage in your own words and write it down
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