Lesson 9 Be a Champion!
New words and expressions
ordinary , champion ,take turns,
hold a world record
more than some day /one day
Think about it !
?1.Do you know of any world records? What are they? ?2.Do you think you could break a world record one day? Which record would it be?
Read and answer
? What world records do Brian and Danny want to break? ? To be the world’s tallest dinosaur ,what is danny going to do? ? What does Danny have for lunch?Does he need bananas？ How does Brian think what world record Danny breaks?
Any ideas ?
Jenny: How can ordinary people break a world
record ? Brian: I have an idea. Our class could play soccer for a week without stopping. Jenny: How could we do that ? Wouldn’t we get tired?
Danny: And hungry ?
Brian: We could take turns. Some of us would play, while some sleep and eat.
Danny: I’m going to drink lots of milk. I will eat more
fruit and vegetables. Some day I might be the world’s
tallest dinosaur ! Jenny: That’s wonderful, Danny !I don’t know if it will make you tall, but you’ll be healthy ! Brian: Hey, Danny !I have two bananas for lunch. Would
you like one of them?
Danny: That’s very kind of you. but my mother gave me donuts for lunch. I don’t need any bananas.
You hold a world record, Danny. You’re the world’s funniest Dinosaur ! Why? Did I say something funny?
1.We could take turns. 我们可以轮流. take turns 意思是 “轮流（做某事）”后面可以跟
at/in +doing 或to do．
⑴ I will take turns with you at looking/to look after
the injured dog. 我要和你轮流照顾受伤的小狗．
⑵ take turns to do sth
We take turns to watch the patient.
They take turns to clean the blackboard.
take turns to answer the teacher's
⑶ 动词+by turns
We drove the car by turns.
We clean the blackboard by turns .
We watch the patient by turns.
The students answer the teacher's questions by turns.
?out of turn ? in turn 不依顺序的 依次 轮流
e.g speak in turn 依次发言 ?It’s one’s turn to do sth 轮到某人做某事 e.g It is my turn to be on duty.
2. Some of us would play while some of us sleep and
(1) would( should), might, could+动词 原形是虚拟语气 结构，常用来表示婉转或礼貌．例如： Perhaps you could do better this way. 这样做或许会好些．
(2) while 是连词，意思是“当……的时候”，引导时间状 语从句；当表示过去的情况时，时态常为以下三种情况：
eg. She listened carefully while he read.
e.g. While the water was heating, Mr. Smith swept the
e.g. While I was having dinner, he was watching TV. 我吃饭时，他在看电视．
e.g. My father likes sports while my mother likes music.
3. Some day I might be the world’s tallest dinosaur!
e.g. We’ll travel to the moon some day． 总有一天，我们会到月球上去旅行． one day也有“总有一天”的意思, 表示将来;它也可以
e.g. One day, I want to leave the city and move to the
总有一天，我会离开离开城市，搬到农村去． One day, he left and never came back. 一天, 他离开再也没有回来．
(2)tallest是形容词最高级，形容词最高级在句中 既可作定语，也可作表语，用于三者或三者 以上的比较。
e.g．Mike is the tallest student in our class. 在我们班，迈克是最高的学生。 (作定语) Who is the shortest, Alice, Ann or Jody? 谁最矮，艾丽斯，安还是乔迪? (作表语)
4. I don’t know if it will make you tall.
此句中 if 是从属连词，意为“是否”，引导宾语从句。
He asked if they needed some more bananas.
他问他们要不要再来些香蕉。 I don’t know Please tell we they will come or not. you have passed the exam.
辨析 if, whether
1 具有选择意义，有or 或 or not 时。
I wonder whether it is big enough or not.
2 在介词之后作介词宾语时。 I worry about whether I hurt his feelings.
3 在不定式前，与不定式构成词组时。 She hasn’t decided whether to go or not.
Whether it is true or not remains a question. 5 作discuss 等词的宾语时。 We discussed whether we should close the shop.
◆ if 既可引导宾语从句，也可引导条件状语从句，而
Let’s Sum Up !
break a world record
hold a world record
more than some day /one day Some of us would play, while some of us sleep and rest.
The Object Claus (宾语从句） 知识点：If /whether引导的宾语从句的用法
eg : I don’t know if/whether it will make you tall.
He asked if/whether they needed some more bananas.
Exercises One : fill in the blanks with the key words from this lesson.
1 Do you know one of the world ________? records
2 How can we do so much work in three days?
turns Don’t worry, We can take ________. funniest 3 Danny is the world’s _________dinosaur.
conds 4 Can you run two hundred metres in 19 _________ ?
stopping 5 Their class could play basketball without ___________.
Exercises Two : Choose the best answer.
C 1 My sister and I take turns at _____the house. A clean B to clean
D All the above
B 2 I was doing my homework _____ he came in.
C 3 _____he knows where Mary will go. A May be B May C Perhaps D Must
A 4 He doesn’t tell me when he _____,I’ll call you as soon as
A will come comes C comes , willl come B will come will come D comes will come
5 I hope to visit Paris ________. D
A some day
C the other day
B one day
D A and B