Unit 3. A healthy life Reading
By Tan Xia From NO.40 School of Gui Yang
Can you tell us the
harm of smoking?
cause lung cancer
a waste of money
cause air pollution
1、2012年５月３１日是第２５个“世界无烟日（ World No-Tobacco Day）”，２０１２年无烟日 的主题是“生 命、健康、权利”。 2、吸烟是心脑血管疾病、癌症和肺气肿等非传染 性疾病的重要诱因，吸烟者更易感染结核病和肺 炎等传染性疾病。据统计，２０世纪有１亿人死 于与烟草有关的疾病。目前，全球每年因吸烟或 接触二手烟而死亡的人数近６００万，至２０３ ０年，这一数字可能达到８００万。 中国2011 年因吸烟或接触二手烟而死亡的人数约100万。
中华人民共和国主席令 《中华人民共和国烟草专卖法》已由中华人民共 和国第七届全国人民代表大会常务委员会第二十 次会议于1991年6月29日通过，现予公布，自1992 年1月1日起施行。 《中华人民共和国烟草专卖法》 第五条 国家加 强对烟草专卖品的科学研究和技术开发，提高烟 草制品的质量，降低焦油和其他有害成份的含量。 国家和社会加强吸烟危害健康的宣传教育，禁止 或者限制在公共交通工具和公共场所吸烟，劝阻 青少年吸烟，禁止中小学生吸烟。
Advice From Grandad
1. Look at the two titles and predict what
the passage might be about.
1. What’s the style of the passage?
It is a letter.
2. Who writes the letter to whom?
James’ grandad writes the letter to James.
3. What’s the purpose of the letter?
James’ grandad advise James to stop smoking.
Match each paragraph with its main idea
a. Grandad talks about James’ problem of smoking. b. The harmful effects of smoking. c. Grandad tells about the life he is living and the importance of healthy life. d. Grandad’s hope for James and his advice on stopping smoking. e. The three different ways of becoming addicted.
Paragraph 2 Paragraph 3 Paragraph 4 Paragraph 5
Scanning (paragraph 1)
choose the best answer according to the text. 1.What can we learn about the grandfather from the text ? A.He will take part in a long bike ride.
B. He rides his bike 20 kilometers every day.
C. He celebrated his 82nd birthday two weeks ago. D. He has a very healthy lifestyle.
1. It’s easy to start smoking.
Read the second paragraph and then finish the True or False questions.
2.It’s not difficult to stop smoking.
3.James’ grandad didn’t smoke during his smoked adolescence.
Scan the third paragraph and try to complete the sentences. (paragraph 3)
Three different ways people can become addicted to cigarettes: 1) You can become physically addicted to nicotine ________________________.
2)You can also become automatically addicted through habit _________________________________.
mentally addicted 3)You can become __________________.
Scan the fourth paragraph and try to fill in the blanks.
1.smoking does terrible damage to lungs your heart and_______
2.it was more difficult for smoking couples to pregnant become_______ 3.The babies may have a smaller weight or even be abnormal ________ in some way.
4.Smoking affects non-smokers the health of the ____________________ terrible 5.The smokers may smell ______
6.The ends of smokers fingers become yellow _______.
7. The smokers become ________ breathless quickly
scan the text How can you
What are the suggestions to quit smoking?
Break the habit.
Relax. Get help if you need it.
Student A gets addicted to smoking. Student B try to persuade A to stop smoking
Some useful words and structures:
How to give advice: In my opinion, you can (not)…
You’d better (not)… You should (not)… I suggest that you… How to ask for advice: What should I do? Can you give me some advice? …
be bad for health
cause cancer cough badly be harmful to heavy smoker smell terrible be addicted to without income cause fire …
Sample: A: Oh, my dear friend, do you still smoke? B: Yes. A: As your best friend, I suggest that you should stop smoking. B: Why? A: Smoking is bad for health, it will cause cancer. B: Oh, really? What should I do? A: You should relax instead of smoking. B: Thank you.
1.Try to find some other useful ways to help smokers quit smoking on the Internet.
2.Read the passage again and find out the difficult sentences and structures which you don’t understand.
May everyone live a long and healthy life. May the world be better and better.
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