1. Talk about the challenges and solutions in learning English .
2. Listening practice
Important and difficult points:
Talk about the challenges and solutions in learning English
Step 1 Learning new words
Get the students to read the new words on page 5 after you and underling the words on page 5
pronounce , spoken ,slowly , mistake , make mistakes , comma , challenge , solution Step 2 Practice
SB Page 5 , 1a & 1b .
1. Ask one student to read the sentences to the class .
2. Then have students check the statements which are true for them and ask them to add some other different things .
3. Ask several students to write their lists on the blackboard and discuss them with the whole class .
Step 3 Listening
SB Page 5 , 2a & 2b .
1. Ask two students to read the challenges and solutions .If necessary ,have students repeat after you .
2. Play the recording two or three times ,let students listen and finish the work .
3. Ask one student to have his/her answers with the class .
4. Correct the answers .
Answers to 2a : 1 2 3 5
Answers to 2b: a-2 ; b-5 ; c-1 ; d-3
Step 4 Pairwork
SB Page 5 , 2c .
In pairs ,students role play conversations using the information from activity 2a and 2b .Then ask some pairs to present their dialogue to the class .
Step 5 Follow-ups
1. Complete the blanks after listening to the recording for 2b.
Paul _____ ______ because he is having ________ _____ English. First he can’t get the pronunciation right. Then he can’t remember the new words and sometimes he can’t understand what people are saying in English. And he doesn’t get much ________ ______. His teacher Ms Mitchell tells him to _____ ___ the tape and _____
the sentences that are difficult for him to _______ his pronunciation. Then the teacher tells him to _____ the new words in the notebook and study them ___ _____ or ___ _____ _____ on the way to school. At last the teacher asks him to _____ the English language club to _______ speaking and _____ a pen pal.
(Answers: looks, worried ,trouble , learning , writing , practice , listen , to , repeat, practice , write , at , home , in , the , train , join , practice , find )
2. 完成下列句子, 使这些句子在意思上相同或相近，每空一词（含缩写）。
1. I don't know what I should do.
I don't know what ___ __.
2. Linda, did you have a good time at the party last night?
Linda, did you ____ _______ at the party last night?
3. I think learning English is easy for me.
I think _______ easy for me ___ learn English.
4. There are a lot of books in our school library.
There are ____ __ books in our school library.
5. The problem is too difficult for us to solve.
The problem is __ difficult _____ we can't solve it.
The problem ____ easy ______ for us to solve.
Write an article to introduce how you study English .