Unit 5 Do you want to watch
a game show?
Task1 Before reading 2a Discuss the following questions with a partner. 1.Do you like to watch cartoons? 2.What is your favorite cartoon? 3.Why do you like it?
Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf
Big Big Wolf is a cartoon character
Monkey king is a symbol of Chinese culture
Mickey has many friends
Task2 While reading 1 Fast reading速读课文，回答问题
What does Mickey Mouse look like? It is black mouse with two large round ears
Scanning 找出下面三个时间发生的事情，并在课文中划 出来。 温馨提示：无需一字一句看，抓住关键词。在这个阅读任 务中，时间是关键词 1 On November 18,1928 Mickey first appeared in the cartoon Steamboat Willie 2 In the 1930s Walt Disney made 87cartoons with Mickey 3 On November18,1978 Mickey became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
3 Careful reading A: 细读第一段，回答下列问题 1 Who created (创造)Mickey Mouse ? 2 What do you think of Walt Disney? B: 细读第二段，回答下列问题： 1 Why is Mickey so popular？ 2 Was Mickey lucky or unlucky in his early films ？Why？ 3 Why did people want to be like Mickey？ C:细读第三段，判断正误，正确T ,错误F
1 On November 18,1978,Mickey became the first cartoon character, 2 Today cartoons are usually as simple as little Mickey Mouse 3 No one loves Mickey now
2b Read the passage and complete the time line on the next page.
When people say “culture”, we think of art and history. But one very famous symbol in American culture is a cartoon. We all know and love the black mouse with two large round ears-Mickey Mouse. Over 80 years ago, he first appeared in the cartoon Steamboat Willie.
When this cartoon came out in New York
on November 18, 1928, it was the first
cartoon with sound and music. The man
behind Mickey was Walt Disney. He
became very rich and successful. In the
1930s, he made 87 cartoons with Mickey.
3 Careful reading A: 细读第一段，回答下列问题 1 Who created (创造)Mickey Mouse ? Walt Disney 2What do you think of Walt Disney? rich and successful
Some people might ask how this cartoon animal became so popular. One of the main reasons is that Mickey was like a common man, but he always tried to face any danger. In his early films, Mickey was unlucky and had many problems such as losing his house or girlfriend, Minnie. However, he was always ready to try his best. People went to the cinema to see the “little man” win. Most of them wanted to be like Mickey.
B:细读第2段，回答下列问题： 1 Why is Mickey so popular？ He was like a common man ,but he always tried to face any danger 2 Was Mickey lucky or unlucky in his early films ？ Why？ He was unlucky. He had many problems such as losing his house or girlfriend 3 Why did people want to be like Mickey？ He was always ready to try his b
On November 18, 1978, Mickey became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Today’s cartoons are usually not so simple as little Mickey Mouse, but everyone still knows and loves
him. Who has a pair of ears more famous than
1 On November 18,1978,Mickey became the first cartoon character,
2 Today cartoons are usually as simple as little Mickey Mouse 3 No one loves Mickey now
Steamboat Willie came out in New York
he made 87 cartoons with Mickey.
Mickey became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
November 18, 1928
November 18, 1978
2c Read the passage again and fill in the facts about Mickey.
What does he look like? Who created him? What was his first cartoon? A black mouse with two large round ears-Mickey Walt Disney Steamboat Willie Minnie Why is he popular? Mickey was like a common man, but he always tried to face any danger.
Who is his girlfriend?
Detailed reading 细节阅读，回答下列问题 1 Where was Mickey born(出生)? 2 How old is Mickey now? New York 85
Minnie 4 What is Mickey Mouse a symbol of？ American culture
3 Who is Mickey’s girlfriend?
2d Read the passage again and discuss the questions with a partner. 1. What is Mickey Mouse a symbol of? What cartoon character is a symbol of Chinese culture? American culture. I think Monkey King is a symbol of Chinese culture.
2. Do you think Walt Disney is a smart man? Why or why not? Do you want to be like him? Yes , I think so . Because his cartoon is famous all over the world. Yes ,I do.
3. Why did people want to be like Mickey? Do you want to be like Mickey? Why or why not?
Because it is like a common man, but he always tried to face any danger. Yes , I do. Because I want to try my best to live.
4. Can you think of another cartoon character that is as famous as Mickey? Why is the character popular?
Su Wukong. Because he can face every
problem in his life and win at last.
你能根据今天所学的内容，向你的同伴介绍一下 Mickey吗？ Mickey mouse first appeared in the cartoon ____ Steamboat Willie. Walt Disney c reated ___ Mickey ,After that he became r___ and successful __ , ich Why did Mickey b ecome so popular? One of the ___ main r easons is that Mickey was like a c ommon ___ ___ man . He was always r eady to try his b est He ___ ___ was the first cartoon character to have a star on ___ the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is a symbol of American c ulture ___ ___ .
What is the passage mainly about?
Mickey first appeared in the cartoon Steamboat Willie Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse
He made 87cartoons with Mickey
Mickey was like a common man ,but he always tried to face any danger, so he is popular. He was unlucky. He had many problems such as losing his house or girlfriend However, he was always ready to try his best. Mickey became the first
cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2e Underline the following phrases in the passage. Write your own sentences or questions using the phrases. think of come out one of the main reasons such as was ready to try his best
Do you like cartoons? Do you know Mulan? Can you say something about her?
Mulan didn’t have any brothers. She took her father’s place to join the army. Mulan dressed up like a boy. Nobody knew she was a girl in the army.
1. dress up 装扮; 乔装打扮 e.g. The girls dressed up to take part in the party. 女孩子 们打扮起来去参加舞会。 2. take one’s place 代替; 替换 e.g. A robot will take his place. 一名机器人将代替他的位置。
3. army n. 陆军; 陆军部队 e.g. My brother joined the army last year. 去年我哥参了军。
4. do a good job 干得好 e.g. I hope you’ll do a good job in the company. 希望你在公司好好干。
Fill in the blanks in the movie review. Use the words in the box to help you.
阅读指导： 首先, 阅读短文, 整体把握短文大意。 其次,分析有空格的每个句子,判断空格处 的意思,联系所给单词,确定空格处应填的 单词。 最后,再通读一遍短文,看是否通顺合理。
fantastic shows action want comes from played about like exciting plan
Mulan is an ________ ______ movie. It exciting action ___________ an old Chinese story. The comes from movie is ______ a village girl, Mulan. She about dresses up like a boy and takes her father’s place to fight in the army. I think the actress _______ Mulan’s role well. played fantastic The other actors are also _________ and
they did a good job in the movie. I _____ Mulan very much. The movie like _______ her love for her family, shows friends and country. If you ______ to plan watch a movie this weekend and you ______ to see something enjoyable, want choose Mulan!
Write notes for your own movie review.
The name of the movie: ______________ The Lion King The kind of the movie: _______________ Cartoon What the movie is about: Simba’s father was the king. But his ___________________________________ uncle, Scar killed his father. When ___________________________________ Simba grew up, he came back to the ___________________________________ forest and became the true king. ___________________________________ What you think of the movie/star: ____________________ It was fantastic.
Write your movie review using 3c the notes in 3b.
Simba grew up, he came back to the forest and had a big fight with his uncle. At last, Simba won and became the true king.
What do you and your partner think of these TV shows or movies? Write description words for each one.
What do you think of soap operas?
I think they’re boring. …
What about your partner?
soap opera talent shows news sports shows game shows talk shows comedies scary movies action movies cartoons
1. Write questions and answers using the words in the brackets.
本题是根据提示词来进行问答。问句和答语 中没有对人称的提示，因此应自主确定人称。 可以用you来询问，则回答应用I；如果是用 第三人称来询问，则回答也相应地用第三人 称来答，如果是第三人称单数形式还应注意 动词用恰当的第三人称单数形式。
1) ─ What do you think of soap operas? ─ I can’t mind them. ─ What does your father think of soap operas? ─ He can’t mind them, too.
2) ─ What show do you want to watch tonight? ─ I want to watch a talent show.
3) ─ What does she expect to learn from game show? ─ She expects to learn some interesting information. 4) ─ What does your grandpa hope to watch tomorrow? ─ He hopes to watch news.
5) ─ Do you plan to watch an action movie? ─ No, I don’t. I plan to watch a comedy.
2. Which of these statements do you agree with (√) or disagree with (×)? Give at least one reason.
1) I think game shows are meaningless. ( I think we can learn some interesting things from game shows. 2) I can’t stand soap operas. ( ) I think soap operas are interesting and relaxing.
3) I think sitcoms and talent shows are relaxing. ( ) 4) I love talk shows. ( ) I think talk shows are boring. 5) I think comedies are fantastic. ( )
They waste time.
They are relaxing.
I can learn a lot from them.
They make me relaxed.