Module 3 My First Ride on a Train
P5 Listening and
1. Where were you born?
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1.When did she first go to America? In 1934.
2. How old was she?
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6. Where did she stop on the way? Chicago.
7. What did she think of Los Angeles? It was too hot.
Listen again and fill in the blanks. I=Interviewer ML=Mary Lennon I: Tell me, Mary, where were you born? ML: I _w_a_s_ _b_o_r_n _i_n_L__o_n_d_o_n_. I: Really? And when did you go to America? ML: _I_n_ 1_9_3_4__, when I was 19 years old. I went to New York. I: Is that right? Did you travel _b_y_ p__la_n_e_?
ML: By plane? No, of course not! We traveled _b_y_ s_h_i_p__! I: Goodness! _H_o_w_ _l_o_n_g_ did that take? ML: About seven days. I: Did you enjoy it? ML: No! I _h_a_t_e_d_ it! I: Why? Were you sick? ML: No! I _w_a_s_b_o_r_e_d_!
I: Who invited you to go to America? And _w_h_o_ _p_a_id__ _fo_r_ your ticket? ML: _T_o_ _b_e_ h_o_n__es_t_, I can’t remember. A film producer, I think. I: What did you do in New York? ML: Well, I met _a_ _l_o_t _o_f _p_e_o_p_l_e, and I went to some parties. But I was there to make films and the film studios were in California, on the _o_t_h_e_r _si_d_e_o_f_ the country, you see. So I went to California.
I: How did you get from New York to California? ML: _B_y_ _tr_a_i_n_. I: Did you like that? ML: Oh yes, definitely! I loved traveling by train. I: How long did _t_h_e_ _jo_u__rn__ey__ t_a_k_e_? ML: Well, in those days, you could travel from New York to Los Angeles in about _a_ _w_e_e_k_. I: Really?
ML: Yes. We stopped in Chicago for __a_ _f_e_w_ _d_a_y_s_. I: Oh, I see. ML: I think it was two weeks before I arrived in Los Angeles. I: And _w_h_a_t_ _h_a_p_p_e_n_e_d_ when you arrived in Los Angeles? ML: Absolutely nothing. I _d_i_d_ _n_o_t_h_in_g_ for weeks! I: What did you think of Los Angeles? ML: It was _t_o_o_ _h_o_t_!
【写作任务】 本模块要求写一篇与旅游相关的文章。 【写作内容】 上周，你校在2600名学生中对假期旅游的 频率和目的进行了一次问卷调查。请根据 以下调查数据用英语写一篇短文，内容应 包括： 1. 调查时间、调查问题以及调查对象； 2. 旅游的频率及所占的比例； 3. 旅游的目的及所占的比例； 4. 表明你自己的观点。
A: scenery, journey, survey, seldom, reason,
culture, custom, prefer, specially, personally,
frequency, purpose B: 1. now and then 有时, 时而 2. make up 占(比例) 3. place of interest 名胜 4. reduce the pressure of study 缓解学习压力 5. increase one’s knowledge 增长知识 6. broaden one’s view 开拓视野 7. how often 多久一次 8. in my view/as for me 以我之见
二、备用句型罗列 1. 上周，我校在2600名学生中对旅游的频 率和目的进行了一次问卷调查。
— Last week, we did a survey among 2,600
students on how often and why they travel. —_L__a_st__w_e_e_k_,_w_e__d_id__a_s_u_r_v_e_y__a_m_o_n_g_____ __2_,6_0_0__s_tu_d_e_n_t_s_o_n__t_h_e_f_r_e_q_u_e_n_c_y_a_n_d_____ __p_u_r_p_o_s_e_o_f_t_r_a_v_e_li_n_g_._________________ (使用简单句)
2. 35%的学生经常在假期里旅游，因为 他们有足够的钱和时间。
— 35% of the students often go travelling in the holiday and the reason is that they have enough time and money. —_3_5_%___o_f _th__e_s_tu__d_e_n_ts__o_ft_e_n_g_o__t_ra_v_e_l_li_n_g _i_n_t_h_e_h__o_li_d_a_y_b_e_c_a_u_s_e_t_h_e_y__h_a_v_e_e_n_o_u_g_h_ _t_im__e_a_n__d_m__o_n_e_y_. ____________________ (使用状语从句)
3. 超过一半的学生有时去旅游，很少外出 旅游的学生只占10%。
— Over half of the students go travelling
now and then. Those who seldom go
travelling only make up 10%. —O__v_e_r_h_a_l_f_o_f_t_h_e_s_t_u_d_e_n_t_s_g_o__tr_a_v_e_l_li_n_g__ _n_o_w__a_n_d_t_h_e_n_,_w_h__il_e_t_h_o_s_e_w_h__o_s_e_ld_o_m___g_o_ _tr_a_v_e_ll_i_n_g_o_n_l_y_m__a_k_e__u_p_1_0_%__.___________ (使用while连接两个句子)
4. 大约25%的学生想通过旅游了解当地的 习俗，五分之一的更喜欢游览名胜。
— About 25% of the students want to know about local cultures and customs by travelling, one fifth preferring to visit places of interest. —_A_b_o_u_t__2_5_%__o_f_t_h_e_s_t_u_d_e_n_t_s_w_a_n__t _to_____ _k_n_o_w__a_b_o_u_t_l_o_c_a_l _c_u_lt_u_r_e_s_a_n_d__c_u_s_to_m__s_b_y_ _tr_a_v_e_l_li_n_g__a_n_d_o_n_e__fi_f_th__p_r_e_fe_r__to__v_is_i_t____ _p_la_c_e_s__o_f _in_t_e_r_e_st_._____________________ (使用并列句)
5. 以我之见，旅游是缓解学习压力的一种 好方式，也是增长知识、开拓视野的一个 好机会。
— Personally, traveling is a great way to reduce the pressure of study. Besides, it is a chance to increase our knowledge and broaden our view. —_I_n_m__y_v_i_e_w_,_t_r_a_v_e_li_n_g_i_s_n_o_t_o_n__ly__a_g_r_e_a_t _w_a_y__to__r_e_d_u_c_e_t_h_e_p_r_e_s_s_u_r_e_o_f_s_t_u_d_y_b__u_t __ _a_ls_o__a_c_h_a_n_c_e__to__in_c_r_e_a_s_e_o_u_r__k_n_o_w_l_e_d_g_e__ _a_n_d__b_r_o_a_d_e_n_o_u_r__v_ie_w_._________________ (使用not only…but also…)
三、 统筹安排 Outline of the text: Paragraph 1: To point out the time, topic and subject of the survey Paragraph 2: To introduce the result of the survey Paragraph 3: To voice your opinion
四、扩充要点, 连词成句。 任务A：从文中括号内选择适当的词填入空 格； 任务B：将下列选项填入文中适当的位置。 ① There are only a small number of the
students who travel specially for shopping ② how often and why they travel in the
holiday ③ a chance to increase our knowledge and
broaden our view ④ Nearly half of the students put enjoying
natural scenery first
Last week, we did a survey among 2,600
students on _______②____________.
The survey shows that 35% of the students
often go travelling in the holiday and the reason
is that they have enough time and money. Over
half of them do it now and then, _w__h_il_e_
(while/when) those who seldom go travelling only
make up 10%. As is shown
in Chart 2, students travel for several reasons.
_____④_______. About 25% of them want to know
about local cultures and customs by travelling
and one fifth _p_r_e_fe_r_ (prefer/prefers) to visit
places of interest. ____①_______.
Personally, not only reduce the pressure of
Read the passage and answer the questions:
1. What are the main differences between a magnetically levitated train and an ordinary train? It is faster, less noisy and uses less energy than the ordinary train.
2. What are the advantages of traveling on a Maglev train? You can travel very comfortably and quickly on it and it can save more energy for us.
1. Some new words and phrases
2. magnetically (adv.)有磁性地
levitation (n.) 升空飘荡之力
chancellor (n.) 德国、奥地利等国的
a high-speed train 高速列车 the opening ceremony of… …的开幕式 the maglev=magnetically levitated train 磁悬浮列车
2. at a speed of…; 以……的速度 reach a speed of… 达到……速度 reach a speed up to… 高达……的速度
1). Traveling _a_t _a_s_p_e_e_d__o_f over 400 kilometres per hour, the train can complete the 30-kilometre journey in eight minutes.
2). On November 12, 2003, the maglev r_e_a_c_h_e_d_a__s_p_e_ed__o_f_ 502 kilometres per hour.
3). The maglev can _re_a_c_h__a_s_p_e_e_d__u_p_t_o_ 502 kilometres per hour.
3. 辨析attend, join, take part in 1) attend: 指出席、参加某一活动,强调出
席者不起积极作用,主要指参加会议、 上学、参加典礼、听演讲等。 2) join: 指参加某一团体或组织,成为其中 一员, 指参加活动时一般用 join in。
3) take part in:指参加活动,并在其中起积 极作用。
1) He didn’t a_t_t_e_n_d_ school yesterday. 2) When did you _jo_i_n_ the Communist
Party? 3) Every four years, athletes from
different countries t_a_k_e__p_a_r_t _in_the Olympic Games. 4) Please j_o_i_n us i_n_ singing, will you ?
1. Do the listening exercises in Learning English. 2. Finish the writing task on Page 27.
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