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Unit

The environment

Task Designing a poster

Why do we want to read the following? a newspaper / a website/ a plane ticket / a bus timetable/a magazine/ an advertisement

a newspaper

to find out about the day’s news; to find out about the weather…

a plane ticket

to find out departure/arrival times; to find out your seat number…
a magazine

to find out about the latest fashions; to find out more about a particular topic, such as gardening.

a website

to search for information; to find out the latest news…
a bus timetable

to find out departure/arrival times to; find out where the bus stops

an advertisement

to find out where you can buy the product; to find out more about the product

Scan for specific information from the newspaper article and answer the four questions.

1. At what time can you see This Is It? At 14:30 and 18:00. 2. What is the weather like in Hangzhou? Rainy. 3. What has just opened? The city’s Modern Art Museum. 4. How many people went to the opening on its Over 10,000people. opening day?

Step 1: reading a scientific article Read the article and answer the following questions: 1.What is desertification? 2. What steps has China taken to stop the process of desertification? 3. What does CNDMC stand for? 4. What’s the purpose of setting CNDMC? 5. What can be done to help stop desertification?

1.What is desertification? Desertification is what happens when land that can be used to grow crops turns into desert. 2. What steps has China taken to stop the process of desertification? (1) encouraging farmers to build fences; (2) providing money for people in dry areas to plant more trees and bushes; (3) spending money trying to find and drill for underground water. 3. What does CNDMC stand for? CNDMC stands for the China National Desertification Monitoring Center. (中国国家荒漠化监测中心)

4. What’s the purpose of setting CNDMC? It was set up to do research into the problem of desertification. 5. What can be done to help stop desertification? (1) better administration of areas that are likely to turn into desert; (2) training people in how to use water without wasting it; (3) sharing information between countries; (4) using satellites to pick out areas likely to be affected by desertification.

Step 2: listening to a lecture

Listen to the lecture, and answer the following questions:

1. How many people are affected by desertification? hundred and fifty million It affects around two _________________________. 2.Where does it happen? It happens__________, in Africa _____________and__________. South America China 3.How are people affected by it? their homes and farms many families People lose____________________; starve _______and others____________________________ move to the cities to find work.

Listen to the lecture, and answer the following questions: 4. Why does it happen? too much People plant ______________on the land giving it a rest too many animals without______________; __________________________to eat; and people all depend on the same land ______________________ cut down trees for energy and_________________________. make space for more farms 5. Who should be concerned? Everyone ___________should be concerned.

Listen again and match the following statements a The ending – with the conclusions .
1 Your teacher wants you to help educate people about desertification. ification means a process.

2 A desert is an area of dry land. Desertification is what we call it when land turns into desert.

b One way to stop desertification is to allow the land a chance to rest between plantings.

3. People plant things without c Some people become giving the land a chance to ill after breathing this rest. air. 4 The wind carries sand from d Many people around the deserts to the cities, the world do not know causing air pollution. about desertification.

Translate some phrases 1.被设定开放 be set to open 2.在开幕日 on the opening day 3.变成沙漠 turn into desert 4.采取措施阻止沙漠化的进程 take steps to stop the process of desertification 5.对……做研究do research into / on 6.在国家或国际层面 at a national or international level 7.得出结论 draw a conclusion 8.毁于大火 go up in flames

9.烧毁

burn down

10.(雨)倾盆而下 pour down

11.放弃…的希望 give up hope of doing sth

1. Desertification, the name for what happens when land that can be used to grow crops turns into desert, is a growing world problem. 宾语 what引导的是__________ 从句,在句子中做 主语 __________ 。 定语 从句,在句子中做 that 引导的是__________ __________ 。 主语

2. This is one of the cheapest and best ways of decreasing desertification. (P33) decrease n. [u]/ [c]. & v. 降低;减少 has been a sharp decrease in traffic accidents 1)There _____________________________________ (交通事故急剧减少) caused by drunk driving this month. 2) Compared with last year, the price of grain has decreased by ____________________( 降低了) 15%. 3)This species of birds is decreasing in number ____________________________( 在数量上减少) every year.

3. The centre has over 300 scientists devoted to finding measures that will stop desertification.

measure
n.措施,方法;尺度,衡量;vt.测量;估量,判定;

vi 有…长(宽等)

1) We measured the distance from my school to my 测量 home._________ 估量,判定 2) She measured the stranger with her eyes._______ took some measures to prevent 3) The government __________________ the spread of AIDS. 有…长/宽 4) The lake measures 130 by 80 kilometers. _______ to my measure 5) Please make the coat __________________.( 按照 我的尺寸)

2.There are also things that can be done at a national or international level, such as a sharing information between countries and using satellites to pick out areas likely to be affected by desertification. pick out 挑选出; 辨认出 1) Let me pick out some good ones for you. 挑选 ______________________________________

pick up:捡起,接收节目,恢复/好转,用车去接, 偶然学到,廉价买到 1) Mary picked up the wallet on the ground. 捡起,拾起 _____________ 恢复,康复 2) You’ll pick up after a long rest. __________ 3) Now let's figure out whose car will stop to pick 用车接某人 us up.___________________ 4) I use a radio to pick up the English programs. 接收节目 ___________ 5) I usually pick up some vegetables in the 低价购买 supermarket after work._______

7) This picture was taken a long time ago. I wonder if you can __________my father. A. find out B. pick out C. look out D. speak out

8) She ______Japanese when she was in Japan. Now, she can speak it freely. A. picked out B. made out C. made up D. picked up


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