Unit3 Teenagers should be allowed to choose their own clothes.
SectionA1a – 2c
We have a new classmate this term. At the beginning of the term, he wants to know some rules about our school.
What rules do you have at your school?
? We should clean up classroom every day.
? We should not arrive school late.
Teachers allow us to eat in the dinning hall. Teachers don’t allow us to eat in the classroom.
Teachers allow us to…… Teachers don’t allow us to ……
I want to play with my friends. But my father doesn’t allow.
He thinks parents should allow teenagers to play with their friends outside.
1. They should allow us to have part-time jobs. We should be allowed to have part-time ____________________________. jobs. 2. We should allow children to spend time with their friends. Children should be allowed to spend time with their _____________________________________. friends. 3. The teacher should allow Anna to finish the picture. Anna should be allowed to finish the picture. _____________________________________. 4. Parents should allow children to choose their own friends. Children should be allowed to choose their own friends. _____________________________________.
1. Students should not be allowed to take mobile phones to school.
2. Students should be allowed to do homework with friends.
3. Students should not be allowed to go out at night.
4. Students should not be allowed to take part-time job.
What do you know about her?
Key words: teenager earring get ears pierced dye her hair
As a teenager, she should (not) be allowed to ……
What do (not) you think teenagers should be allowed to do?
I (don’t) think teenagers should be allowed to ……
go out with their friends every night. drive / get their driver’s licenses. have part-time jobs. get their ears pierced. choose their own clothes.
1.Anna can go to the mall with John. 2.Anna wants to get her ears pierced.
3.Anna is allowed to choose her own clothes.
Woman: So, what are you doing this afternoon, Anna? Girl: I’m going to the mall with John. He just got his driver’s license. Woman: I’m sorry. You can’t go with John. I don’t think sixteen-yearolds should be allowed to drive.
Girl: But I have to go to the mall. Gaby’s getting her ears pierced and I want to watch. Woman: I don’t think sixteen-yearolds should be allowed to get their ears pierced. They might be sorry later.
Girl: I agree, but it’s fun to watch. Is it OK if we take the bus? Woman: Well, I guess so. Girl: Great! I want to buy a new blouse at the mall, too. Woman: What kind are you going to buy? Maybe I should go with you.
Girl: Aw, Mom. I’m not a child. I think teenagers should be allowed to choose their own clothes. Woman: Well, I just want to be sure you get something nice.
? Teenagers should not be allowed to drive.
I agree. Th
ey are not old/ calm/serious enough.
? Students shouldn’t be allowed to choose their own clothes.
I disagree.= I don’t agree.
They are not enough.
A: I think teenagers should be allowed to go out with their friends.
B: I agree. They are old enough. They can look after themselves well.
A: I don’t think twelve-year-olds should be allowed to get their ears pierced. B: I agree. It’s too silly to wear earrings in the school.
A: I think students should be allowed to do homework with their friends. B: I disagree. They talk instead of doing homework.
Listen and check what Kathy thinks. Circle : Agree” “disagree” or “Doesn’t know” to show what Molly thinks.
4 It looks cool. 1 Young people need to sleep.
5 He needs to spend time with friends. 2 He needs time to do homework. 3 It doesn’t look clean.
Molly: Larry is working late again tonight, Kathy. Kathy: I know, Molly. I don’t think sixteen-year-olds should be allowed to work at night. Young people need to sleep.
Molly: I disagree with you. Teenage boys never get tired. Kathy: Well, maybe. But Larry shouldn’t work every night. Molly: Oh, I agree. He needs time to do homework. Kathy: You know. Molly… he should really cut his hair.
Molly: Oh, I don’t know. Do you think it’s too long? Kathy: Yes, I do. It doesn’t look clean. And I think he should stop wearing that silly earring. Molly: Oh, I disagree. I kind of like it. It looks cool!
Kathy: You know what worries me-Larry doesn’t seem to have many friends. Molly: Yeah, I know .I think he shouldn’t work on weekends. Kathy: Oh I agree, Molly. He needs to spend time with friends. Molly: Like you and me? Kathy: Maybe.
Pairwork (2c: P19)
Sample dialogue 1:
A: Do you think teenagers should be
allowed to have mobile phones?
B: Yes. It’s convenient for students
and their parents to communicate
with each other.
Sample dialogue 2:
A: Do you think teenagers should be allowed to have mobile phones? B: No, I don’t think so. Perhaps students pay more attention to short messages than to their studies.
Sample dialogue 3:
A: Do you think teenagers should be
allowed to have a trip by
B: Yes, I do. They may ask some
travel agencies to help them.
1. sixteen-year-olds十六岁的青少年 它相当于一个名词,等于sixteen – year- old kids. “一个16岁青少年的表达方式” a kid of sixteen a kid of sixteen years old a sixteen-year-old kid
Grammar focus (P19)
Sentence structure: “sb. + should / should not + be allowed to do ...” 1.我认为应该允许16岁的孩子开车。 I think sixteen-year-olds should be allowed to drive.
Finish the sentences
?The telephone ___________(invent) by Bell in 1876.
?The trees may ____________(plant) in spring.
?Teenagers should not ____________(allow) to drive. ?English ___________(speak) in Canada.
?Math must ___________ (study) w
ell. ?We ________(need) to learn English.
Section A 3a – 4
Don’t go out on school nights.
I have a lot of rules at my house.
Talk about the rules in your family with your partners.
A: What rules do you have at home?
B: Well, I’m not allowed to go out on school nights. How about you?
A: I’m not allowed to go out on school nights either. But I …
Reading (3a: P20)
1. Can Sun Fei go out on school nights? No, she can’t. 2. Can Sun Fei study at a friend’s house? Yes, she can. 3. Who is allowed to go to the movies with friends on Friday? Both Sun Fei and Wu Yu.
4. Does Sun Fei have to be home by
10:00 p.m? Yes, she does. 5. What isn’t Wu Yu allowed to do? She isn’t allowed to get her ears pierced.
Read the conversation. Then write Sun Fei’s and Wu Yu’s rules in the chart. Use Don’t and You can.
Don’t go out on school nights. Don’t go out on school nights.
You can study at a friend’s house. You can go to the movies with friends on Friday nights. Don’t be out after 10:00 pm.
You can go to the movies with friends on Friday nights.
You can go shopping with friends on Saturday afternoon. You can choose your own clothes.
Don’t get your ears pierced.
1. So do we So do we 为倒装句, 其结构是So + be 动词/助动词/情态动词＋主语, 在时 态上应和上一句保持一致。应翻译为 “我们也是这样”, 用英文解释是： We have a lot of rules at my house, too.
2. on school nights , on Friday
nights , on Saturday afternoons. 我们在说某个具体的，特定的 早晨、下午、晚上时应用on.
Pairwork (3b: P20)
Sample dialogue 1: A: What rules do you have at home? B: Well, I’m not allowed to go out on school nights. How about you? A: I’m not allowed to go out on school nights, either. But I can study at a friend’s house.
Sample dialogue 2: A: I have a lot of rules at my house. B: So do I. Can you go to the movies with friends on Friday nights? A: Yes. But I have to be
home by 10:00 pm.
B: Me, too.
Sample dialogue 3:
A: Do you have lots of rules at home? B: Yes, of course. Only on Saturday afternoon can I go shopping with my friends. A: That’s nice. B: And I can choose my own clothes, but I can’t get my ears
pierced. And what about you?
A: I’m not so lucky as you.
Section B 1a-4
How often do you do these things? Do you ever get to school late? S Do you ever study with friends? S Do you ever finish test early? N Do you ever worry that you’ll fail a test? A
Complete the conversation according to the following school rules. A: What are the school rules, Alex? B: Well, we are not allowed to talk in the _____ library. A: I am not either. I don’t think anybody can ____, School rules talk in the library. 1. No talking in B: We must wear school uniforms. not allowed the library. A: Me, too. We should____ ____to choose 2. Wear uniform. our own clothes. 3. Don’t arrive B: We mustn’t arrive late
for class and we late for class. mustkeep ___the classroom clean. 4. Keep the A: I know. I think that’s right. classroom B: We mustn’t listen to pop music. clean. A: Really? We mustn’t listen to pop songs in 5. Don’t listen to the classroom, but weshould ____be allowed to pop music. listen to pop music outside. B: Idon’t ___think this rule is fair ,either.
Listening (2a, 2b: P21)
1. Peter is going to…
2. He isn’t allowed to…
3. Peter wasn’t allowed to… 4. He could… 5. He should be allowed to…
c e a b d
Man: What’s the matter, Peter? Boy: I think I’m going to fail a math test, Dad. Man: You are? Why? Boy: Well, I missed the bus and I had to walk to school. Man: So?
Boy: I’m not allowed to get to class late, and there was a big test today. Man: And you weren’t allowed to take the test? Boy: That’s right. But I know I could pass that test. Man: Well, Peter, the school has to have rules, you know.
Boy: I know. But I should be allowed to take the test later. It’s not fair. Man: I agree. Maybe you could talk to the teacher after school. Boy: Yeah. Maybe if I explain what happened, she’ll understand.
Section B 3a-4
Is our uniform beautiful? Is our uniform comfortable?
Should we wear own clothes or uniforms at school ?
Concentrate on… keep…happy each other
be good for… get noisy at present
have an opportunity to
Read the article again and answer the following questions.
1. What do the students in this article think
about the school uniforms?
The students think the uniforms are ugly.
2. What kind of clothes do they usually wear?
They usually want to wear their own
clothes or they want to be allowed to design their own uniforms.
3. How do they like to study?
They like to study in groups during the evening.
4. What are their ideas about vacations? They think that vacations should be good for volunteers? 5. Why are they good for volunteers?
Because longer vacations would give
volunteers much more time to have a good experience.
1.get noisy变得嘈杂 2.concentrate ... on,专注于某事 He decided to concentrate on English because he just failed the exam. 他决心专攻英语因为他刚刚考试 不及格。
This company concentrate on the
这家公司把重点集中在中国市场。 3. at present 此刻, 现在＝at this time Now I can’t help you at present － I’m too busy． 我现在帮不了你－实在太忙了。
4. have an opportunity to do sth., 有做…的机会 have no opportunity to do 没机会 做… I hope to have an opportunity to go to the States. I have no opportunity to have a talk with her.
5. be good for对…有好处 有益于 （…that is good for studying …） This book is good for studying English. 这本书对学英语有益。 Sunshine is good for plants. 阳光对植物有益。
6. learn ... from
向…学习，从…中学习 We should learn fro
m our mistakes. 我们应从错误中学习。
Read the article “Helping and Learning” and underline the statements that the writer agrees.
We should be allowed to take time to do things like that more often.
We should visit primary schools and help teach young students.
We should be allowed to volunteer at newspaper office once a week. Some students should be allowed to have Friday afternoons off to volunteer and help others.
Which do you agree / disagree? Why?
A sample version:
I would like to reply to the article “Helping and learning” in your last newsletter. I agree with most of your ideas. The article said that students should be allowed to take time to visit
the old people, primary schools and help teach young students. I quite agree with you about this. As for having Friday afternoon off, I think it’s necessary for most students, because after a long week of classes, we are too tired.
What does she want to be?
She wants to be a singer.
Liu Xiang wants to be a professional runner.
What are you going to be in the future? To do this, what will you do? Do your parents agree what you do?
1.What does Liu Yu want to be?
He wants to be a professional runner. 2. What do parents worry about? They worry about child’s study at school.
3.Do his parents allow him to train as much as he likes?
No ,they don’t.
4.Is Liu Yu serious about running? Yes, he is. 5. Are his parents strict with him?
Yes ,they are. 6.Does Liu Yu believe himself? Yes, he does.
1. Liu Yu wants to be a writer.
2. Parents worry about his study .
3.Liu loves running so much.
Do you think Liu Yu should be allowed to make his own decision? Use the information in the chart to support your opinions.
Parents’ points They worry about his success. They think he should spend time on study. They think he needs to be relastic. They think it’s a difficult dream to achieve.
Liu Yu’s points He wants to be a professional runner. He just wants to do what he enjoys. He is serious about running. He believes himself.
Points show Yu’s parents Points show that Yu is care about him. unhappy with his parents. They want him to achieve his dreams; they watch all his races.
He doesn’t agree with his parents; he wants to be allowed to make decisions; he thinks his parents don’t believe in him.
Choose the best answer
1.They should____ practice their B hobbies. A. allowed to
B. be allowed to
C. are allowed
C 2.Liu’s parents think he needs _____ realistic. A. be B. to C. to be
C 3.Liu Yu should spend time_____ his homework. A. in B. with C. on
A 4.Liu Yu is serious _____running
A. about B. in C. with
5. They have taught me the B ______working hard.
A. important of B. importance of
C. of importance