Lesson 4 Let’s Dance
Task 1 listening (Ex.1)
Listen to the music extracts and identify the dances in the box.
disco, classical ballet, waltz, Chinese folk dance, b
chinese folk dance
Enjoy the video, what kind of dance is it?
Before you start…
? Reading Strategies(P28):
How to make contextual connections(上下文连接)?
Task 2 Extensive Reading (泛读) (Ex.3)
topic, pronoun, time
a) In the mid-1980s, breakdancing 5
became popular. b) They are easy to learn and are 3 usually danced in couples. c) Other kinds of folk dances are the 2 sword dance and the colourful peacock dance. d) One of the most famous ballets is 1 called “ Swan Lake”. 4 e) In the 1960s, people danced without touching their partner.
Task 3 Intensive Reading（精读）
How many topics are there in the passage? Ballet
Can you find out the origin(起源), features(特色) and famous examples for each dance mentioned in the text?
Italy and France began in _________________ 15th during the _______ century
Features music and actions ___________________ but no (特色) words
___________ 1.__________ Swan Lake Sleeping Beauty Examples 2._________________ The White-haired Girl 3.____________________
tells a story with
Folk Dance come from ordinary people ________________ traditiona ____________ styles of l group Features dancing, _____________ dances taught from one generation _____________ to another the dragon dance 1._________________ the lion dance 2.__________________ the sword dance Examples 3.__________________ the peacock dance 4._________________ the Yangge 5.__________________ Origin
Chinese folk dance
the sword dance
the peacock dance
the lion dance
the dragon dance
Popular Dance Origin come from ____________ folk dances
short popular for a _______ time, easy Features ______ to learn, danced in couples ____________ ballroom dancing(tango 1.___________________ and cha-cha) tap dancing 2.___________________ disco 4.___________________ break dance 5.___________________
Examples 3.___________________ rock ?n? roll dances
popular dances types
popular dances types
rock ?n? roll dance
Task 4 Retelling
the 15th century _______ ________ and is still an important art
Ballet began in Italy and France during
____ ______in Western culture and it tells a form music actions words story with ______ and ________ but no_________. ordinary Folk dances are traditional styles of dances coming from ___________ people. generation another They are usually group dances that are folk taught from one _____________ to____________. Popular dances often come from ________ dances. They were popular, including ballroom dances, Rock ?n? roll, the Tango, the Cha-cha, disco and so on.
Discussion (pair work)
Suggested sentence patterns
A: Do you know any type of interesting dance? B: Yes. ..ballet\the lion dance\hip-hop dance… A: Can you tell me something about ballet\ Chinese folk dances\popular dance? B: Yes. … the origin\feature\famous examples… How about you? Do you know…
Task 5 Consolidation & Speaking Examples Origin(起源) Features(特点)
(Began in) … during the 15th century
Swan lake, tells a story with…but no… Sleeping Beauty, The Whitehaired Girl
…styles of dancing, taught from …to … dragon, lion, sword, peacock, Yangge
Folk come from… Dance
come from… popular for a … ballroom,rock ‘n’ Popular (more popular) time, … to roll, disco, tap, Dance in late 18th & learn, danced break… th centuries 19 in… Jiangnan style
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