Unit 2 Books
Lesson 4 Classics
Step1. Getting Ready
1.Ask Ss to discuss their favorite books and genres.
2.Get Ss to talk where books can be obtained or purchased.
3.Match the writers(1-4) with the book titles (a-d) according to the encyclopedic knowledge.
1.Let students talk about what books they have read, which one is the favorite, and the reason.
2. Get students to read the text, and find what books are mentioned in the text.
3. Read the passages and fill in the information tables about books.
4. Let students read the passages and answer the questions in the exercise 3.
5. Ask students to listen and read the passages after the speaker and underline the words that you couldn’t understand clearly with pencils.
6. Students work in pairs to talk about the Chinese meaning of the words and sentences that you underlined.
7. Get students to read the three texts to find which book each sentence in exercise 3 is about.
Step3. New works
1.Let students read the following words in English.
2. Tell the Chinese meaning of the words in the slide.
3. Emphasize that body language is the most important form of communication.
Step4. Language points
1. character CN.人物; 性格，个性；特点
2. orphan CN.孤儿;
3. curiosity CN. 好奇心；求知欲
out of curiosity 出于好奇心
4. get sb. into trouble with sb. 使某人和某人发生冲突
5. be used to sth. 习惯于
6. upset v.使心烦意乱；使生气；使心情不好
7. live off 依赖什么生活
8. get along with sb. 和某人和睦相处
9. have trouble doing sth. 做某事有困难
Get students to work in pairs to introduce the three classics in their own words.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was one of Mark Twain’s books. The main characters of the book were an orphan named Tom and a boy named Huckleberry Finn. The book includes dialogues that show how language was spoken at the time. It has remained a popular and important book since it was first published in 1876.
1. Let students to find the similar parts from the two sentences.
2. Ask students to find more similar sentences in the texts.
3. Students observe the sentences and draw a conclusion.
4.Teach students the structures of the passive mood at Simple Future, Simple Past, and Present Perfect.
5.Introduce the transformation between the subjective mood and the passive mood and let students do the relevant drills.
Group work: Imagine you are going to have a birthday party.
What preparations have been done? Please make sentences.
hang up the decorations
make the cake
take out the plates
put flowers on the table
put candles on the cake
1. Listen to the recording and read the text aloud three times.
2. Finish and polish the article that you wrote about the preparation for your birthday party.