3a Read the e-mail from your pen
pal Tom in the US. Fill in the blanks with the words in the box. kilometers get to takes
walk boring leave
Hi there, How are you? Thank you for your last e-mail. You want to know how I _____ get to school, right? Well, I usually ______ leave my home at about 8:00 and _____ walk to the bus stop.
The school bus usually comes at about 8:15. My school is about 20 kilometers _________ from my home. It _____ takes about 40 minutes to get boring there by bus. The bus ride is never _______ because I always talk to my classmates. What about you? How do you get to school? Tom
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Write an e-mail to Tom and tell him how you get to school. These question may help you.
When do you leave home? How do you get to school? How far is it from your home to school? How long does it take you to get to school? 5. Do you like your trip to school?
1. 根据自己的实际情况回答五个问题。 2. 连成一段连贯的文字。 3. 发挥自己的想象, 写出其他可能的句子。 4. 按e-mail的格式, 先向对方进行问候, 或客 套。然后, 将文字整理成一篇小信件。 5. 最后, 再通读一遍, 看有没有错误或不通 顺的地方。就大功告成了！
Check the answers. 1. When do you leave home? I leave home at half past seven. _____________________________ 2. How do you get to school? _____________________________ First I walk to the subway station. _____________________________ Then, I get to school by subway.
3. How far is it from your home to school?
_________________________ It’s about ten kilometers.
4. How long does it take you to get to school?
It takes about half an hour. _________________________
5. How is your trip to school? _________________________ It’s interesting.
One possible version Dear Tom, How are you? Thank you for your last e____________________________________ mail. I know how you get to school. Now ____________________________________ let me tell you how I get to school. I ____________________________________ usually leave home at half past seven. ____________________________________ First, I walk to the subway station. Then I ____________________________________ take the subway to school. My school is ____________________________________ about ten kilometers from my home. ____________________________________
It usually takes me about half an hour to ____________________________________
get to school. I usually meets many ____________________________________ friends. So my trip is interesting , too. ____________________________________
1 Use the words in the boxes to form
as many expressions as possible. take, walk ride, drive by
bus, train, car, bike,
plane, subway, boat
take a bus, by bus,
_________________________ take a train, by train ride a bike, by bike _________________________ _________________________ take the plane, by plane _________________________ take the subway, by subway _________________________ take a boat, by boa