Unit 1 Paper and printing have been used for ages.
Lead in Four great inventions in ancient China
Match the words with the pictures: ? battery ? camera ? photo ? printing
? turn off
? turn on
Words and expressions 1.printing n. 印刷术 print 印刷品
Printing was invented in China . 中国发明了印刷术。 2.advantage n. 优点 disadvantage 缺点
What is the advantage of the book? 这本书有什么优点？ an important advantage 一个重要的优点
3. digital 数码的
a digital camera 一部数码照相机
4. ordinary 普通的 ，平常的 an ordinary magazine 一本普通的杂志
an ordinary person 一个普通人
5. battery n. 电池 batteries 复数 6. charge v. 充电 charge the battery 给电池充电 7. favour n. 帮助
May I ask a favour of you ?
You did me a great favour .
8.publish v. 出版
Our school magazine will be published next month .
9. issue n. (报刊等) 期
10. age n. 时期，时代；年龄
I have been here for ages .
What is your age ? 你多大年纪？
11. replace v. 代替
John will replace Jack in the team . 约翰将代替杰克在队里的位置。 12. see to 处理；照顾 ；注意 see to sth. /sb.
—The window is broken .这个窗户破了。
— I will see to it later . 一会儿我来处理。 Can you help me see to my baby? 你能帮我照顾我宝宝吗？ Please see to this problem.
An online magazine and an ordinary magazine
an online magazine
an ordinary magazine
1. Is an online magazine the same as an ordinary magazine ? the same as 与??一样 2. What is the advantage of an online magazine ? the advantage of ??的优点是什么??
3. Will someone lend you a digital camera?
lend sth. to sb.= lend sb. sth. 把某物借给某人
borrow sth. from sb./sp.从某人或某处借某物
Can you lend your pen to me ?
May I borrow books from you ?
Listen and check the words as you hear them.
1. advantage 优点
2. battery 电池 借入 照相机
7. look after
在线 照片 答应，许诺 同样的 关上 打开
10. promise 11. same 12. turn off 13. turn on
Work in pairs and answer the questions.
1. Is an online magazine the same as an ordinary
magazine? An online magazine is published on the Internet. It can be read on a computer.
An ordinary magazine is published on paper .
2.What is the advantage of an online magazine? You don’t have to use paper. You can save a lot
3. Will someone lend you a digital camera? Yes, …will lend me his/her camera. No. Because nobody has a digital camera.
Read the summary of the conversation. Underline the wro
Tony wants to borrow his father’s digital camera
because the school magazine is now going to be on
paper. Tony wants to take some photos of the school
dance and the basketball match. Tony’s dad is happy
to borrow the camera and tells Tony to turn it off. He
promises Tony to look after it.
1.Can I ask you a favour ? 你能帮我个忙吗？
Could you do me a favour ?
Could you help me，please ? 2. take photos 拍照
3.Has it been published yet ? (校刊 )已经出版了吗？ 4.Two issues have been already published .
yet 和 already 都可以译作“已经”，yet 用于疑问 句或否定句中，already 用于肯定句中。
5. an online magazine 一份网络杂志 6. from now on 从现在起 from then on 从那时起
7.What’s wrong with an ordinary magazine ?
普通杂志有什么不好吗？ what’s wrong ? = what’s the matter ? 怎么了？ 有什么麻烦？ 哪不舒服？ 例如：What’s the matter with your bike ?
8. an important advantage 一个重要的优势/ 优点
9. Paper and printing have been used for ages .
纸和印刷术已经被应用了很久。 for ages = for (many ) years 类似短语: for hours/ days/months 等。
10. 区分 be used for/by/as
(1)be used for “被用来做?? ” for 表用途
eg. A coat is used for keeping warm .
(2) be used by “被??使用” by 接动作的执行者
eg. English is used by travellers and business people
all over the world .
(3) be used as “被用作??” as 译作 “作为” 接名词
eg. In many countries ,English is used as the second
11.Can books be replaced by computers ?
书可能被电脑取代吗？ be replaced by 被??取代
12.The battery hasn’t been charged for a couple of months .
电池已经好几个月没有充电了。 charge the battery 给电池充电 a couple of 一对,一双,几个
a couple of cats 两只猫 a couple of days 几天
13.It doesn’t matter . I’ll see to that. 没关系，我会处理的。 see to sth. / sb. 处理;照顾，关照（见课本P162）
14. You must promise that it won’t be… promise to do sth.= make a promise to do sth.
Promise!= I promise to do that.我答应!
15. turn on ——打开
turn off ——关闭
turn up ——开大 turn down ——关小 16. anyone 任何人 Is anyone listening to me ?
Paper and printing have been used for ages. Has it been published yet? Two issues have been published. The battery hasn’t been charged for … It’s been turned off since your … have/has + been + p.p. have/has + not +been +p.p.
…and it can be read on screen. The same information can be read or even listened
to on computer.
Can books be replaced by computers? 情态动词 can + be + p.p. can +not +be +p.p.
Find the sentences in the conversation which mean... 1.I will do what you tell me to. Promise! 2.Why don’t
you continue to publish the magazine on paper? What’s wrong with an ordinary magazine? 3.Could you do something for me? Can I ask a favour?
4.Do you understand me?
Is that clear?
5.It’s not a problem. I’ll charge the battery. It doesn’t matter. I’ll see to it. 6.Changing the subject, will you lend me your camera? Anyway, about the camera…?
1.Can I ask a favour? 帮我个忙好吗？ 2.Anyway
5.I’ll see to that. 我会处理。 6. Is that clear? 明白了吗？ 7. Promise! 保证做到。
3.Here it is.
4.It doesn’t matter.
1.—___________________(你能帮我个忙吗)? Can I ask a favour
—It’s my pleasure.
It doesn’t matter 2. ________________(没关系). I will _______(处理) see to
leave the camera at school 3. —You can’t __________________________(把相机
落在学校). Is that clear?
—Promise! been charged batteries 4.The __________(电池) haven’t_______________ (被充电) for a couple of months.
digital camera Tony wants to _______(借) a______________ (数 borrow
码 相 机 ) from his father because he wants to
take some photos _________________(拍照片) on the school visit to
the ________ (博物馆) next week. They are for the museum
been published Their school magazine have________________(被出 issues an ordinary magazine 版) two _____ (期). But it is ____________________ ( 一 份 普 通 杂 志 ).It’s going to be an online magazine _______________( 网 络 杂 志 ). If the magazine is be needed online _________ (在网络上), paper won’t _________ (被需 advantage 要).That’s an important __________ (优点)．
It’ll be published on the school _______(网站) and website on screen it can be read __________ (通过电脑屏幕). Paper and printing been used __________(印刷术) have __________ (被使用)
for ages _________ (很久), but now the same information can
on computer be read or listened to ______________(通过电脑). Tony’s dadlends (借给) it ____ him and asks him _____ to
to look after ___________(照看) it.
Practice I. 根据句意和首字母提示补全单词。
igital 1. My father bought a d______camera last week.
2. — Could you do me a f_______to carry the box to avour the office? — It’s my pleasure. 3. The next issue of our school newspaper will be p__________ on September 1st. ublished
4. It was an o_________day. Nothing special happened. rdinary
5. George r__________ David as captain of the team eplaced
while David was away.
6. An a__________ of getting there early is that you dvantage
can get a good seat.
batteries 1. The radio doesn’t work because the ________ (battery) are dead. Printing 2. __________(print) is one of the greatest inventions of China. 3. — What beautiful scenery! Would you like _______ to take (take) some photos here? — Of course. has been 4. I don’t think Mr Brown’s new novel __
_______ published _________ (publish) yet. laugh 5. Daming tried his best to make everyone ______ (laugh).
III. 选择正确的单词或短语并用其正确形式填空。 borrow lend
1. I can __________ you the book, but you should lend return it to me next Monday. 2. Do you often _______ books from your school borrow library? 3. You must promise that the camera won’t _______ to be lent
be used for
be used to used as
is used to 4. Do you know what the tool__________ do? is used for 5. A canteen ___________ dining in a school or a factory.
6. Tents can ___________ classrooms after an be used as earthquake.
IV. 根据汉语提示完成下列句子，每空一词。 the same as 1.Is the online magazine ____ _____ ____ (和??一样) a normal magazine? 2.Please _______ _______ (关) all the lights when you turn off leave the classroom. 3._______ _______ _______ (从现在起), we teenagers From now on should help out more at home. 4.The battery in the camera hasn’t been charged for a couple of about ______ _______ ______ (两个) weeks. 5.Don’t worry. I will _______ _____ (照顾) your dog see to while you are away.
Homework 1.Make a dialogue about your favourite inventions.
2.Finish exercise 1 to 3 on Page 124 in the workbook.
Knowledge makes humble, ignorance makes