Unit 7 Where would you like to visit? Reading
What do you hope to do after finishing middle school?
to continue studying
to work after school as soon as possible
What’s her dream?
Her dream is to walk on the moon.
His dream is to be an Autorman.
I’d love to sail across the Pacific.
I have a dream that
I can fly in the sky.
What are the differences between a hope and a dream? ?Hope is easier to come true than dream.
?Hope is more realistic（现实的）than dream.
Do you have hopes or dreams? What are they?
Before You Read
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Answer these questions.
1.What is the passage about? Some of the findings of a survey about hopes and dreams. 2.Why do some students want to start working as soon as possible? To help provide a better life for parents. 3. What are the hopes of other teenagers? To go on studying in the university.
4. What is important to students about the work they do?
They want to enjoy the work they do.
5. What is the realistic dream of teenagers?
To volunteer as translators or tour guides at the 2008
6. What example is given of an impossible dream? To be able to fly.
7.What does the writer find out in the end?
It’s important to have a dream. Dreams are resources of wisdoms(智慧).A person who has hopes and dreams can be successful. Hold on to your dreams. They will come true some day.
Hopes and dreams
What are the hopes of teenagers? Hopes To work after school as soon as possible. To go on studying in the university. Survey result: The popular choice is computer programming. Reasons To help provide a better life for parents. To get jobs they enjoy better.
What are the dreams of teenagers?
To volunteer as translators or tour guides at the 2008 Olympics.
Less realistic dreams
1.To become famous, such as famous singers or sportspeople. 2.To go on exciting trips,such as travelling to the moon and sailing across the Pacific. 3.To be able to fly.
Hopes and dreams
What are the hopes of teenagers?
1. To start working after school as soon as possible. 2. To help provide a better life for parents. 3. To go on studying in the university. 4. To get jobs they enjoy better. 5. Survey result: The popular choice is computer
What are the dreams of teenagers? 1.To volunteer as translators or tour guides at the 2008 Olympics.
2.To go to the moon one day.
3.To become famous, such as famous singers or
4.To go on exciting trips such as sailing across the Pacific.
5.The most impossible dream: fly in the sky.
Different teenagers have different hopes and dreams. Some of them are realistic,but others are less realistic or impossib
le. It’s important to have a dream. Dreams are resources of wisdoms(智慧).A person who has hopes and dreams can be successful. Hold on to your dreams. They will come true some day.
Review the words. s______________ to travel on water by ship sail
Pacific P_____________ one of the biggest oceans finding f____________ something learnt as the result as soon as _____ __ ___ __ possible as quickly/early as one can continue c_____________ go on happening/ doing programming p______________ planning the system for a computer translator t____________ a person who translates from one language to another Sportspeople; s____________ sportsmen and who plays or enjoys sports; a person sportswomen conclusion c___________ the end ; decision; agreement attitude a____________ ways of thinking, feeling or behaving come true ________ _______ cause to become into reality
Language Points dream
of sth./doing sth=dream about sth./doing sth. 梦想
We all dream about things that we would like to do, 结果 and things we hope to achieve in the future. But are everybody’s dreams the same? Here are some of the findings of a survey about hopes and dreams,in which thousands of students across China took part. 非限定性定语从句 What are the hopes of teenagers?
为何用 We received several different answers to the 怎样转换 question: -ing形式
what would you like to do after finishing your education? It seems some students would like to start work as soon as possible,so that they can help provide better lives for their parents. Other students hope to continue studying after Continue to do sth./doing finishing school, sth.; to go to university. Although money and continue with sth. is important, many teenagers said they want to do jobs
they enjoy. According to the survey, the most popular
choice of job is computer programming.
What are the dreams of teenagers?
Teenagers have all kinds of dreams. Some are more many work as realistic than others. For example, many students said 作为…而工作 they would like to be volunteers at the 2008 Olympics,
maybe working as translators or tour guides. And quite a few said they dream of going to the moon one day. 不太现实的 According to the survey ,less realistic dreams are also common, but many students reported that they were
willing to work hard to achieve their dreams. be willing to do sth 愿意干某事
Quite a few dream of becoming famous, perhaps
famous sportspeople or singers. Some said they’d love to go on exciting trips; one student said she’d love to sail across the Pacific Ocean. And then there are dreams that are impossible ;three students said they’d like to be able dream of doing sth. to fly！ 渴望做某事 ； Conclusion 梦想做某事 It was clear from the survey that teenagers have 相似的 similar hopes. It seems that most students hope to have a good education and find a good job. On the other hand, students dream of very different t
good things, and even crazy things. It’s very important to dream, so hold on to your dreams; one day they may just
hold on to sth./sb. 保留某物、抓住某人
1. Here are some of the findings of a survey about hopes
and dreams, in which thousands of students across China
took part. 下面是有关希望与梦想的一次调查中的一些发现，有成 千上万个学生参加了这次调查。 句中in which是一个非限定性定语从句修饰survey.
2. It seems some students would like to start work as soon as possible, so that they can help provide better lives for their parents. 看起来有些同学想尽可能快地开始工作，以便能够为他 们的父母提供更好的生活。 It seems (that)…; 似乎，看来，仿佛觉得。通常用于表 示根据某些见到的迹象推断出结论。 eg. It seems that nobody knew what had happened. 似乎没有人知道发生了什么。 so that引导一个目的状语从句，意思是“以便” “为 了”， 相当于“in order that…” 结构。 eg. Bring it nearer so that I can see it better.
3. According to the survey, less realistic dreams are also common, but many students reported that they were
willing to work hard to achieve their dreams.
根据这个调查， 不太现实的梦想也很普遍， 但是许多 学生报告说他们乐意努力工作去实现他们的梦想。 be willing to…结构意思是“愿意（做…）” 一般在后面 跟动词不定式。
eg. She’s willing to help me in any way she can.
I wish I could be a cook, Turning the pages of my recipe book. Thinking and making food, And eating half of it according to my mood(情绪）.
I wish I could be a toy maker,
Making different toys for others. And as far as I’m concerned I shall make a rabbit for myself.
Four of you form a group to discuss the questions and make a list of your dreams on a piece of paper.
1. Do you have hopes and dreams? What are they? Why do you have it?
2. How can you achieve your dreams?
quite a few I have ______ ______ ______ art collections.
2.许多人梦想有一天去月球。 dream of going Many people ______ ____ _______ to the moon one day. 3.你们应该尽快地完成这项工作。 as soon as possible You must finish the work ____ _______ ___ ________.
is willing to He _____ ______ _______ help me with English. 5.数以千计的运动员将来到中国。 Thousands of ___________ ________ athletes will come to China.
Write down a dream you have and list the
small steps you could take to achieve it.
Great hopes make great men.