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Unit 1 Festivals around the world:  Unit 1 Festivals around the world 人教版高中英语模块三 Slide2:  English Song English Class Language Data Bank 课时分配:  课时分配 Slide4:  Unit 1 Festivals around the world Period 1&2: 幻灯片9-42页 Slide5:  The Dragon Boat Festival The Double Ninth Festival The Spring Festival Tomb Sweeping Day The Lantern Festival The Middle Autumn Festival The Double Seventh Festival What kinds of festivals in China do you know about? Brainstorming festivals Warming up-I(5m) Slide6:  International Women’s Day New Year’s Day Children’s Day National Day The Youth Day International Labour Day What Chinese public holidays do you know ? Holidays Slide7:  festivals Christmas Fool’s Day Valentine’s Day Carnival Easter Thanksgiving Day Mother’s Day Father’s Day Halloween What festivals of foreign countries do you know? Slide8:  FESTIVALS Food Work Visit Dress up Singing Dancing Watching TV Memory Fun Jiaozi Fruit Date Choose one of the festivals, and think about: (2)What people should do or should not do (1)When the festival comes (3)Why the festival is liked by people Warming up-II(3m) Slide9:  What is your favourite festival? Why? Which part of it do you like best---- the music, the things to see, the visits or the food? Tips : My favourite … is … I like … best. I prefer …. I enjoy/like…. Oral Practice Pre- reading(3m): Spring Festival:  Spring Festival The most important holiday in China is Spring Festival. To the ordinary Chinese, the festival actually begins on the eve of the lunar New Year's Day and ends on the fifth day of the first month of the lunar calendar. Spring Festival couplets Slide11:  Festivals and celebrations Slide12:  1. How many parts is the passage divided into? Fast reading 2. Which festivals are mentioned in the passage? Six parts. Reading-I (5m) Slide13:  Obon Japan Day of the Dead Mexico Halloween Dragon Boat Festival China Columbus Day USA Mahatma Gandhi Day India Mid-autumn Festival China/Japan Spring Festival China Carnival Easter Cherry Blossom Festival Japan Thanksgiving festivals Slide14:  Read the passage again and then fill in the following form: Reading-II (10m) Slide16:  To celebrate the the end of the cold weather, planting in spring and harvest in autumn. Lit fires and made music. To honor the dead or satisfy and please the ancestors. Light lamps,play music,eat food in the shape of skulls and cakes with bones, go to their neighbors to ask for sweets, dress up Slide17:  For their great contributions to the society or the country. Dragon boat racing, eat zongzi. Food is gathered for the winter. A season of agricultural work is over. Decorate churches and town halls, have big meals, admire the moon,eat moon cakes. To celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring. Eat delicious food, give children lucky money, have carnivals. Slide18:  Retell the text by filling the following blanks: There are all kinds of festivals and __________ around the world, which are held for different reasons. The _______ _________ were mainly held at three times a year--- the end of the cold winter, planting in spring and harvest in autumn.Some festivals are held to _____ the dead or satisfy and ______ the _________ in case they might _____ _______, while other festivals are held to honor famous people or the gods, such as _________ _______ ______ and Columbus Day. celebrations Boat Festival Dragon harm do ancestors please honor festivals ancient Reading-III (8m) Slide19:  Harvest and Thanksgiving festivals are happy events because the food is _________ for the winter and because a season of ___________work is over,to which Mid autumn festival belongs.And the most energetic and important festivals are the ones that look forward to the end of winter and to the ______ of spring, such as the ______ New Year, at which people have a very good time. agricultural gathered lunar coming Slide20:  Further Contact Do you know the names of the following festivals? Which countries do they come from ? After reading(6m) Slide21:  Valentine’s Day is named for__________, an early Christian churchman who reportedly helped young lovers. More than 2000 years ago, the ancient Romans celebrated a holiday for ________. As part of the celebration, Saint Valentine lovers girls wrote their names on pieces of paper and put them in a large container(容器). Boys picked one out .The girl whose name was written on the paper became his lover . Slide23:  Halloween is from_______, which is celebrated on____________. People would dance at the fancy ball and wear ____________________________ in order to __________away spirits looking for bodies to possess. Halloween America October 31 ghost costumes( clothes), false faces and witches' hats, frighten Slide24:  Costume Ball Slide26:  Carved Pumpkin Lantern Slide27:  Halloween Parade(游行) Slide28:  Apple Bobbing Slide29:  Trick-or-Treat Slide30:  Easter, the principal festival of the Christian church year, celebrates the Resurrection(复活) of _____________on the ______day after his Crucifixion(死于十字架上). For Christians, Easter is a day of religious services and the gathering of family. Jesus Christ third Slide31:  Easter on a ______between March 22 and April 25 / Easter bunnies (rabbits) 复活节兔 Egg hunts (复活节蛋) Sunday The first Sunday after the full moon following a spring equinox(春分) White lily -- purity(纯洁) Slide32:  Speckled eggs Slide34:  Foreign Festivals 名称 Slide36:  Assignment Collect as much information about festivals as possible. Think about the questions in Part 2 “pre-reading” and then preview the next part about reading to get the main idea. Slide38:  Unit 1 Festivals around the world Period 1&2: 幻灯片43-69页 Slide39:  Checking answer – I (2m)Answer keys for Ex.1 on Page 4: harm ancestors agricultural custom have fun with look forward to satisfy plenty Checking answer – II (2m) Answer keys for Ex.2 on Page 4::  Checking answer – II (2m) Answer keys for Ex.2 on Page 4: We think it has always been the _____ for people to have festivals. They are a time to enjoy each other’s company and _____________ our friends. We think that long ago people _______________ the celebrations. Our _________ would sit round a fire and cook _________ of meat to eat. Then they would be ________ with their festival. custom satisfied plenty ancestors looked forward to have fun with Checking answer – III ( 2m ) Answer keys for Ex.3 on Page 4::  Checking answer – III ( 2m ) Answer keys for Ex.3 on Page 4: look forward to 2. in memory of 3. day and night 4. poet 5. daily Checking answer – III ( 2m ) Answer keys for Ex.5 on Page 4::  Checking answer – III ( 2m ) Answer keys for Ex.5 on Page 4: given------ as if ------ be able to choose for ourselves----- 4. country------ 5. game------ 6. collected------ awarded gathered trick nation be independent as though Slide43:  modal verb Grammar ( 32ms ) Slide44:  情态动词有一定的意义,但没有人称和数的变化,不能独立使用,它和后面的动词构成谓语. 只作情态动词的  can/could, may/might,          ought to, must 可情态可实义的  need, dare/dared 可情态可助动词的 shall/should, will/would 相当于情态动词的 have to, used to Slide45:  Must , can/could, may/might 的用法 must 1.Must 表示推测时, 只能用于肯定句。 这个电脑肯定出了问题。 There must be something wrong with the computer. 你努力学了一整天, 一定累了吧 You have worked hard all day. You must be tired. Slide46:  2.Must +be doing/do 表示对现在的动作进行肯定推测 他现在一定在看小说 He must be reading novels now. 他们买了一辆新车。 他们一定很有钱 They have bought a new car. They must have a lot of money. Slide47:  3.Must +have done 表示对过去发生的事情作出的肯定判断 他们在玩篮球, 他们一定完成了作业。 They are playing basketball, they must have finished their homework. 路是湿的。昨天晚上一定下雨了。 The road is wet. It must have rained last night. Slide48:  can/could 1. can /could 表示推测时,只能用在否定句或疑问句中。 It’s so late. Can Tom be reading? 这么晚了,汤姆还在看书吗? 这个人不可能是玛丽, 她生病了。 It can’t be Mary. She has fallen ill. 她不可能在说谎。 She couldn’t be telling lies. Slide49:  2. can/could have done 对过去发生行为的可能性进行推测: 刚才我还看见他了, 所以他不可能出国的。 I saw him just now so he couldn’t have gone abroad. 门是锁着的, 所以她不可能在家。 The door was locked. She couldn’t have been at home. Slide50:  3. can/could have done “本可以,本来可能已经”用于肯定句中,表示对过去发生的事情做出的判断, 你本来可以考的更好。 You could have had a better mark. may/might 1.May/might表示推测时,只能用于陈述句,表示对现在或将来要发生的动作把握不大。 她们明天可能会到这里来。 They may come here tomorrow. Slide51:  他们可能还在等我们呢。 They may be still waiting for us. 2.might 可用于指过去的行为或者表示可能性更小。 他也许在作功课吧。 He might be doing his homework now. 我问他我是否可以离开。 I asked him if I might leave. I asked him “May I leave now?” Slide52:  3.might/may have done,表示对过去发生的动作进行可能性推测, 他可能去医务室了。 He may have gone to the clinic. 他可能已经从报纸上知道这个消息了。 He might have read about the news in the newspaper. Slide53:  Will /Would you do…? 表请求 表意志,愿望,决心 would表过去反复发生得动作或某种倾向 “总是,总要” used to表过去常常(现在已没有这种习惯) “过去常常” used to 可于状态动词连用 would不可以 eg. He used to be a quiet boy. (  ) He would be a quiet boy. (   ) √ × will/would Slide54:  1. ---- Will you go skating with me this winter vacation? ---- It ___ . ( 2002上海) all depended B. all depends C. is all depended D. is all depending 解析:答案B。It all depends 是“不确定”、“看情况”的意思。 高考链接 B 2. I failed in the final examination last term and only then _____ the importance of studies. ( 2004重庆 ) A. I realized B. I had realized C. had I realized D. did I realize:  2. I failed in the final examination last term and only then _____ the importance of studies. ( 2004重庆 ) A. I realized B. I had realized C. had I realized D. did I realize 解析:答案为D. 句首为“only + 副词”时,句子要用部分倒装语序;根据语境应为一般过去时态。 D 3. ---- I would never come to this restaurant again. The food is terrible! ---- _______ . ( 2004全国 ) A. Nor am I B. Neither would I C. Same with me D. So do I:  3. ---- I would never come to this restaurant again. The food is terrible! ---- _______ . ( 2004全国 ) A. Nor am I B. Neither would I C. Same with me D. So do I 答案B。第一个句子使用了would, 用neither表示附和的意义时,助动词应与上文一致。 B Slide57:  When you are very sure of something, you use must in positive sentences and cannot or can’t in negative sentences. e.g. You must be Jeanne. I’m Mathilde Loisel. We used to know each other very well. It can’t be true! I don’t believe it. When you are quite sure about something, you use can. e.g. Attending a ball can be exciting. Practice 1 Slide58:  When you think that something is possible, but you are not very sure, you use could, may or might. e.g.You could borrow some jewellery from your friend Jeanne, who is married to a rich man. You may not know that the necklace I returned is not the one that I had borrowed. Don’t you have a friend who might lend you some jewellery? Slide59:  Practice 2:表示推测——情态动词的重要用法. 1. You must be Mr Smith----I was told to expect you here. 2. He must have known what we wanted. 3. We may have read the same report. 4. He can’t have slept through all that noise. 5. There’s someone outside----who can it be? 6. What can they be doing? 7. These pills might help to cure your disease. 8. You could be right, I suppose. Slide60:  表示推测——情态动词的重要用法. 肯定的推测 可能的推测 否定的推测 疑问的推测 must 对将来 对现在 对过去 情态动词 may, might can’t, couldn’t can, could + V. + V. + have done 常见must be + be doing + V. + V. + have done + be doing 可以用not表示“可能不” +V. + V. + have done + be doing + V. + V. + have done + be doing Slide61:  1. I don't know where she is, she _______ be in Wuhan. 2. At this moment, our teacher ________________ our exam papers. 这时,我们老师想必在批改试卷。 3. The road is wet. It ________________ last night. (rain) 4. Your mother ______________________ for you.  你妈妈一定一直在找你。 may must be marking must have rained must have been looking Slide62:  5. Philip ________________________ seriously in the car accident. 菲利普可能在车祸中受了重伤. 6. ---Linda has gone to work, but her bicycle is still here.  ---She _____________________ (go) by bus. 7. Mike ________________ his car, for he came to work by bus this morning.  迈克一定还没有找回他的车,因为早上他是坐 公共汽车来上班的。 may (might) have been hurt may (might) have gone can’t have found Slide63:  Assignment 1.Practise of WB P42 Ex. 1, Ex 2 and Ex.3 2.Please find out 10 sentences with modal verbs, and try to get their meanings. Slide65:  Unit 1 Festivals around the world Period 1&2: 幻灯片70-84页 Slide66:  Niu Lang Zhi Nu A sad story Slide67:  Read the passage, then discuss the following statements in pairs and decide whether they are true or false.(6m) The girl Li Fang loved and waited for didn’t turn up.( ) Because her most lovely daughter got married to a human secretly, the Goddess got very angry.( ) Zhinu was made to return to Heaven without her husband. They were allowed to meet once a year on the seventh day of the tenth lunar month.( ) Hu Jin had been waiting for Li Fang for a long time with a gift for him.( ) T F T F Slide68:  1.How did Li Fang feel at the beginning of the story? why? He felt like a fool. Because he thought that he was waiting with hope. Reading-II (10m): Answer the following questions: 2.What was Li Fang afraid that Hu Jin was doing? He was afraid that she was with her friend laughing at him. Slide69:  3. How did Li Fang know the manager wanted to shut the coffee shop? 4. Why did people want the whether to be fine on Qiqiaojie? The manager wiped the tables then sat down and turned the TV. People wanted the weather to be fine so they can meet the one they love. Slide70:  5. What is the reason why Li Fang did not meet on time? Because Li Fang waited in the coffee shop while Hu Jin waited in the teashop. 6.How did Li Fang feel at the end of the story? Why? He was worried because he has thrown away Hu Jin’s Valentine’s gifts. Slide71:  Practice Act out the story, thinking of an ending to the story. After reading(8m) Slide72:  Reading Task : Winter carnival in Quebec Reading Task(15m) Slide73:  When does the carnival in Quebec take place? Why is the writer sitting in a café at carnival time? The Carnival takes place in winter/ in February. The writer sits in the café to warm up and to plan tomorrow. Read the passage and then answer the following questions: Slide74:  Dogs are used in cold climates because they can run on top of the snow, which horses cannot/because they have very thick fur which keeps them warm.They are also very strong/ do not eat grass and grain as horses and cattle do/ can be fed on meat/ do not eat too much. 2. Why do you think that dogs are used to pull sleds in the cold climate? Slide75:  3. Which activity at Quebec carnival would be the most fun? Why? Students give their own answers. 4. Which activity at carnival in Quebec would be the most dangerous? Why ? Probably the canoe race through the ice would be the most dangerous. Slide76:  6. If you had to draw a poster for carnival in Quebec, what things would you put on the poster? 7. What would you wear if you went to carnival in Quebec? Name three things. 5. If you could go to carnival in Quebec, what would you do or see? Why? Students give their own answers. Students give their own answers. I would wear a thick/warm coat/ jacket/hat/gloves/ mittens/ boots/ underwear/ scarf/ socks. Slide78:  Assignment Recite the new words and read the passage again and again. 2. Go over the text. Slide80:  Unit 1 Festivals around the world Period 1&2: 幻灯片85-96页 Slide81:  Trinidad is an island nation in the Caribbean Sea very close to the northeast coast of South America. Carnival time in February is the most important time of year for many people who live in Christian Catholic countries.It is a time of community celebration that lasts for several days and ends in a great parade of musicians, dancers and the local people. Background information: Trinidad & Tobago :  Trinidad & Tobago Slide85:  Warming up: Speaking: Li Mei and Wu Ping are visiting Trindad and they are getting ready to go to the carnival parade. Four students in a group and talk about how they are getting ready : How will they dress themselves? What will they take with ? Slide86:  Listening: Listen to the tape and find out what the plans for the parade are. Then answer the following questions: What is the advice that Carla gives Li Mei? What do they find when they arrive at the park? Why is it important for them to have water? Why can’t they hear each other? Why do they plan to meet at the parking lot? Slide87:  Carla tells Li Mei she should wear_________________, light and cool clothes and_______. Carla offers Li Mei_________________. What is the advice that Carla gives Li Mei? 2.What do they find when they arrive at the park? comfortable shoes a hat comfortable shoes They arrive at the park and find the boys,__________, _________and __________ on trucks. big bands dancers musicians Slide88:  3. Why is it important for them to have water? It is important to have water because _________________________________. 4. Why can’t they hear each other? They can’t hear each other because_____________________________. 5.Why do they plan to meet at the parking lot? They plan to meet at the parking lot so _______________________________________. very hot/ the temperature is thirty-five degrees the music is very loud/ the loudspeakers make it impossible to hear They don’t get lost in the crowd/ so they can find each other/ because it is crowed Slide89:  Speaking: Suppose you have visited Carla and Hari’s home in Tinidad and you have returned home in Trinidad and you have returned home to Guangzhou. Now, you are interviewed by a little reporter in your school and you are asked to introduce carnival in Trinidad . Talk about what you hear in the tape in pairs, either one is to be the reporter. Slide90:  Assignment Collect the information about Chinese festivals for the dead and make a report. Slide92:  Unit 1 Festivals around the world Period 1&2: 幻灯片97-101页 Slide93:  Warming up Interviewing: Each students can choose either three students in the class to interview the most interesting festival they have experienced and write them down. Slide94:  Here are points for you to interview: when the festival takes place; what the festival is for; what people do at the festival; what people eat at the festival. Slide95:  Four students in a group, then every group member should choose the most interesting festival he/ she just interviewed to talk with the group mates. Next, each group choose the most interesting festival . Then write it out. At last , check the composition. Slide96:  Assignment Write a different ending to the story of Li Fang. Slide97:  Language points for Reading I Language points for Reading II Video data Slide98:  1. starve 1) starve : to cause a person or an animal to suffer severely or die from hunger挨饿,饿死 Millions of people starved to death during the war. The homeless children are starving for love. When will the dinner be ready? I’ m starving. 3) 感觉很饿(仅用于进行时) 2)starve for sth 渴望获得某物,缺乏 Slide99:  starvation n. die of starvation: starve to death starvation wages 不够维持基本生活的工资 2. days/years/…of plenty = time when very many necessities, esp. food and money are available. 富裕的日子/年月/生活 You have a life of plenty. What would you be worried about? Slide100:  3. honor v. = respect sb. Will you honor me with a visit? 如蒙造访,十分荣幸。 honored guests 贵宾 I feel highly honored by the kind things you said about me. honor un. show honor to sb= show respect to sb. honor cn. 带来光荣的人/物 Liu Xiang is an honor to our country. Slide101:  4. satisfy vt. 使满意 Nothing satisfies him; he is always complaining. The government tries its best to satisfy people’s needs. satisfaction n. 满意、令人满意的人/物 satisfied (人)满意的 satisfying/ satisfactory令人满意的 The teacher was satisfied with his satisfying/ satisfactory answer. Slide102:  5. harm : 1) n. damage, injury 损坏,伤害 do harm to …= harm Smoking does harm to our health. do more harm than good弊大于利 If we try to solve the problem in this way, it will do more harm than good. vt. cause harm to The event harmed his reputation. come to harm I will go with her to make sure she comes to no harm. 我要跟她一同去以免她受到伤害。 受到伤害 Slide103:  6. in memory of = as a way of remembering The monument was built in memory of the little hero. The museum was built in memory of the famous scientist. in praise of in honor of in celebration of in search of 歌颂 为纪念 为庆祝 为寻找 Slide104:  7. dress up vi . 穿上盛装 There is no need to dress up; come as you are. dress (sb) up in sth/ as sb 化装打扮 Children love dressing up. She dressed herself up as a monster. dress vi 穿衣, 打扮 Waiting for a moment; I’m dressing. She dresses well (on very little money.) dress vt. dress sb. in… It takes time to dress the baby. The old lady is neatly dressed in black. Slide105:  8. play a trick on… 捉弄 The naughty boy loves playing tricks on others. trick 玩笑、 恶作剧、 诡计 do/perform a trick 玩把戏 Slide106:  9. custom n. 风俗、习俗 So many countries, so many customs. Social customs are different from country to country. It is the custom (for sb) to do sth 做…….是一种习俗/惯例 It is the custom for the Japanese to take off their shoes when they get into a hall. It is the custom for an Arab to stand close to his friend when talking. custom habit “风俗习惯”-社会或团体许多人长期 形成的习惯 一个人的习惯习性 Slide107:  10. award n. 1) thing or amount awarded 奖金奖品 she showed us the athletics awards she had won. 2) decision to give sth, made by a judge, etc 裁定决定 the award of a scholarship 奖学金颁发决定 3) money paid to a student at university, etc to help meet living costs, grant 助学金 玛丽没有申请奖学金的资格. Mary is not eligible for an award. Slide108:  award v. 颁发给予 award sth (to sb.) award sb. Sth 裁判员判断决赛双方分数相同. The judges awarded both finalists equal points. Slide109:  11.admire vt. 1) 钦佩赞赏羡慕 admire sb/sth (for sth) They admired our garden. I admire him for his success in business. 2) express admiration of (sb/sth) 表示赞赏夸奖… 难道你不想夸夸我的新房子吗? Aren’t you going to admire my new house? n. admirer: person who admires sb/sth I’m not a great admirer of her work. admiration Slide110:  12. look forward to (doing )sth anticipate sth with pleasure I am looking forward to seeing you again. 13. as though/if It looks as if it is going to rain. I treat you as if I were your mother. He looks as though he were ill. They behaved as though nothing had happened. Slide111:  1. turn up 1) appear 出现 You’re always turning up late for everything! 你总是迟到!(做事慢慢吞吞的) He hasn’t turned up so far. Please turn up the fire/tap. 他到目前还没有出现。 2)调大声音,力量 请把火调大一点。 Slide112:  2. word 1) promise保证,承诺 He always keeps his word; he is a man of his word. 2) 词,单词 What’s the English word for this? 3) speech/conversation 谈话交谈 have a word/have words with sb. keep one’s word in a word in other words wordy 罗嗦唠叨的 I give you my word that I will keep it a secret. I’d like to have a word with you. 我想和你谈一下。 Slide113:  3. hold one’s breath = stop breathing for a time 屏息 The girl held her breath at the sight of the snake. All America held its breath to see who would win the election. 当那个女孩看到那条蛇的时候,她屏住呼吸。 所有的美国人都屏住呼吸看谁会赢得竞选。 Slide114:  take (one’s) breath 呼吸 get one’s breath 喘过气来 be out of breath 喘不过气来 breathe v. Slide115:  4. apologize apologize to sb for (doing) sth = say sorry to sb for doing sth apology n. make an apology to sb for (doing) sth You must apologize to the teacher for being so rude. 你必须为你的粗鲁行为向老师道歉。 Slide116:  5. drown (drowned, drowned ) 1) 浸,泡 洪水淹没了街道和房子。 厨师把水果浸在奶油里。 借… 消愁 drown one’s sorrow/sadness in… There is a drowning man in the river. 2) 淹死 The cook drowned the fruit with cream. The floods drowned the streets and houses. 河里有一个落水的人。 Slide117:  6. remind sb. of sth提醒某人某事 remind sb to do sth remind sb that… He reminded that I should have been more careful. He reminded me to get up early. He reminded me of my promise. 他提醒我那个承诺。 他提醒我要早起。 他提醒我本应该小心点。 Slide118:  7. forgive (forgave, forgiven) 不念旧恶十分难得。 It’s best to forgive and forget. forgiving adj. 宽仁的,宽大的 forgiveness n. 宽恕 ask for forgiveness receive forgiveness Please forgive him for his rudeness. 请原谅他的粗鲁吧。

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