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# 2014年人教新目标八下 Unit 7 Whats the highest mountain in the world section A

Section A Period One

square n. 平方

meter n. 米

desert n. 沙漠

population n. 人口

Asia n. 亚洲

tour v. n. 旅行

tourist n. 旅行者

wall n. 墙

Do you know its name? It is Qomolangma.

It’s the highest mountain in the world.

Do you know how high it is?
It is 8,844 meters high.

Sahara

Do you know Sahara is the biggest desert in the world? Yes, it is about 9,600,000 square kilometers in size.

The Caspian Sea Do you know how deep the deepest

Salt lake in the world is?
Yes, it is 1,025 meters deep.

The longest river
in Asia.

The Yangtze River Do you know that the Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia?
Yes, it is 6,300 kilometers long.

1,234 读作： one thousand , two hundred and thirty-four 4,567,809 读作： four million , five hundred and sixty-seven thousand , eight hundred and nine 5,678,120,000 读作： five billion , six hundred and seventy-eight million ,one hundred and twenty thousand

Who is the tallest in our class? Mike is the tallest in our class. Mike is taller than any other student in our class. Mike is taller than anybody else in our class. No student in our class is as tall as Mike.

Make sentences using the information in the forms.
the Nile the Yangtze River 6,670 6,300 the Yellow River 5,500

The Yellow River is long. longer than The Yangtze River is a lot _______ the Yellow River. The Nile is ____________ the longest of all.

the Nile the Yangtze River the Yellow River
6,670 6,300 5,500

The Yangtze River is not ____ as long ____ as the Nile. = The Yangtze River is not _______ longer than the Nile.

Qomolangma Mount Huang
8,848 1,864

Mount Tai
1,545

Mount Tai is high. Mount Huang is a little _______ higher than Mount Tai. Qomolangma is ____________ the highest of all. Mount Tai is not ___ as high ___ as Qomolangma. = Mount Tai is not _______ higher than Qomolangma.

Singapore 4,000,000

Malaysia 20,000,000

China 1300,000,000

1. The population of Singapore is large. 2. The population of Malaysia is much larger than that of Singapore. ______ 3. The population of China is the _________ largest of all.

Singapore
4,000,000

Malaysia
20,000,000

China
1300,000,000

4. The population of Singapore is not as that of China. _____ as large ____ 5. The population of Singapore is not larger than that of China. _______

…8,844 m