Chinese people have been dreaming of flying into space and there are many old stories about flying
into space, such as “Chang’er Benyue”.
Shenzhou Ⅸ spaceship
Shenzhou V spaceship
聂海胜 Shenzhou Ⅵ 费俊龙 spaceship
Shenzhou Ⅶ spaceship
Shenzhou Ⅷ spaceship
Shenzhou V Ⅵ Ⅶ is manned spaceship.(载人飞船)
Shenzhou Ⅷ is unmanned spaceship.(无人飞船
Unit 2 Lesson 1
Shenzhou V spaceship
Learn some words about Shenzhou V
separate from the rocket
Circle the earth 绕地球飞行
Let’s play a game(猜字游戏) 1.Relax 2.Review the new words
The game rules(猜字游戏)
The member is made up of 2 students.One descrips it, the other guesses. the fewer minutes you use, the more right answers you say,you’ll win the game.
Match the headings
Ex 1 with the paragraphs.
a) Astronaut lands safely ? Welcome home ? International good
wishes ? An exciting lift-off ? Introduction ? During the flight
? Paragraph 1 ? Paragraph 2 ? Paragraph 3
? Paragraph 4 ? Paragraph 5 ? Paragraph 6
Read the text
Ex2 quickly and
fill in the table.
the high gravity soaring into
spoke with several tasks to complete
showed the flags explore and use space peacefully the spaceship shaking
waved to the crowds
Ex 1 True or false
F 1. When the spaceship separated from the rocket, Yang could
feel the high gravity.
T 2. Yang Liwei spoke with the ground control when the spaceship
was circling the earth the sixth time.
T 3. Shenzhou Ⅴcan change red because of the earth’s
F 4. When Yang Liwei was doing its sixth circle, he showed the
flags of China and the US, expressing the wishes …
F 5. Yang Liwei felt the ship was shaking when Shenzhou V
T 6. When he came back from space, he felt very excited.
Read the texts carefully and
1.How did Yang Liwei feel when the Para 2 spaceship was lifting off and separated from the rocket?
He felt the high gravity including the feeling of soaring into the sky.
2.How many circles did the spaceship Para 3 complete while Yang Liwei was sleeping?
3.What did Yang Liwei do during the
Shenzhou V’s seventh circle of the earth?
He showed the flags of China and the United
Nations and expressed the Chinese people’s
wishes to explore and use space peacefully.
4.What were helicopters doing as Yang Liwei returned to the earth’s atmosphere? Para 5
The helicopters were flying to the landing site.
5.What did Yang Liwei do when he came out of
the spaceship ?
He smiled and waved to the crowds waiting
If you are a reporter from CCTV, what questions do you want to ask Yang Liwei?
Work in pairs and do the interview. Ask as many questions as you
S1 = the reporter; S2 = Yang Liwei S1: How many times did the Shenzhou V circle the earth? S2: ……. S1: How long did you sleep in the spaceship? S2:…...
Write a short passage about Yang Liwei and the space flight with the words learned.
Let’s experience the great occasion!
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