Module 1 Unit 2
English around the world (reading 阅读课)
Ⅰ . Teaching materials analysis：
Warming-up mainly introduces the differences between America
n English and British English. And the reading passage mainly describes the development of the English language. By learning the topic, students can know more about how English will develop and cultivate cross-culture awareness.
Ⅱ . Students analysis
The students have just graduated from junior middle school and they have not got used to senior English learning. Because of the new words in the reading passage, they lack confidence and it is difficult for them to read for the specific information in limited time. So I will try to design some tasks to build up their confidence, encourage them to take an active part in activities and develop their reading habits.
Ⅲ. Teaching Aims and Demands（教学目标）: a. Knowledge Objects: To enable students to learn about the development of the English language b. Ability Objects: To train the reading skills of students c. Moral Objects: To motivate students to learn English well Ⅳ. Important Points: to train the reading skills of students
Ⅴ. Difficult Points: to read for specific information in limited time VI．Teaching Aids: Multi-media VII． Teaching Procedures: Step 1: Greeting and Warming-up（热身）
a. Watch a video clip—a man imitating the accents of Chinese English, Indian English, Japanese English, American English and German English) . b. Summarize the differences between Br. E & Am. E. vocabulary spelling pronunciation c. Present pictures to learn the new words( underlined in the following sentences) and background information In AD450, actually, there was only British English. British made voyages to conquer other countries. Present the map marking countries ruled by the UK (1921 英国殖民地) British settlers ruled India, Singapore, Malaysia etc. Gradually English was spoken in more countries. List the countries using English as an official language
Step 2: Pre-reading
Read the title “The Road to Modern English” and guess (猜测) what the passage is about. (Present a picture of a road. Later have students draw a road and write down the timeline of the development of English by the roadside.) A. How to learn English well B. The development of English C. The difference between modern English and old English
Step 3: Reading comprehending
Task 1: Read the text quickly and check your guess. KEY: false(F). 1. English developed when cultures communicate with each other. (Line 9-10) 2. Between about AD450 and 1150 English was based on French. (Line11-12) . 3. Samuel Johnson gave a separate identity to American English spelling. (Line 20) 4. English is one of the official languages in India. (Line 24) Keys: (T) (F) (F) (T) Task 3 Draw a road and write down the timeline of the development of English by the roadside. AD 450-1150: English was based more on German. AD 800-1150: by the 1600s: in 1620: in the 18th century: by the 19th century: from1765-1947: Today: Keys: English was influenced by Danish and French. Shakespeare made use of a wider vocabulary. British settlers moved to America. English began to be spoken in Australia. English was settled.
Task 2: Read the text and decide whether the statements are true(T) or
English became the language for government and education in India. More people speak English as their first, second or a foreign language than ever before. Task 4 With the book closed, listen to the text and fill the blanks. All languages develop when cultures ___________each other. Between AD450 and1150,English was____ more on German. Then betweenAD800-1150, those who _____England spoke first Danish and later French. In the 1600s, Shakespeare __________ a wider vocabulary. In 1620 British _____ moved to America. From 1765 to 1947 English became the language for ________ and education in India. By the 19th Century the language_______. Today, the number of people learning English is________ rapidly. Keys :communicate with; based; ruled; made use of; settlers; government; was settled; increasing
Step 4: Speaking task: Discuss in groups of 4-6classmates. Why do you think people all over the world want to learn English?
Useful expressions: surf the Net 上网 Olympics 留学 official language 官方语言 the the UN 联合国 travel abroad 出国旅游 study abroad 出国
Step 5: Homework: Learning about the Language Task 1,2,3&4 Step 6: Summing up ? In this class I have learned ? 1… ? 2… ? …
? To improve myself, after class I will do ? 1… ? 2… ? … Reserve activity: Retell the text using the timeline. Blackboard writing design（板书设计）: Unit 2 English around the world fluent native After class reflection（课后反思）:
老师要给予高一学生非常具体的指导，要给学生充分的准备时间来完成学习任 务，建立学生学习英语的信心与兴趣。要给予学生更充分的阅读时间，每一个预 设的教学任务要落实好； 认真思考阅读中该不该听录音， 何时听才能让学生更高 效的获取到信息。
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