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Unit2 What should I do?

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Section A (1a—2c) Period 1

adv. loudly

播放 高声的adj. 争吵v. 使…...惊奇 任一的,也(不) 新颖的 除……之外 心烦的,沮丧的 失败v. 直到

play loud argue surprise either original except upset fail until

压力 抱怨,控诉 包含,包括 n .argument 固执己见的 发送,寄 比较 疯狂的,狂热的 成年人 有组织的adi. 自由n.

pressure complain include pushy send v. organize compare crazy adult organized freedom

n. failure

adj. free

不让··进入 ·· ·· I don’t have enough money My brother plays his CDs too loud
Look at these problems. Are they serious or not?

My parents want me to My clothes are stay at home every out of style night

I argued with my best friend

argued with

What's wrong?
Her parents wants her to stay at home every night.She argured with her mother.

What's wrong?
What’s the matter?

...plays his CDs too loud

What’s the matter?

Her clothes are out of style.

What’s the matter?

He doesn’t have enough money.

Do you have any problems in your life?

study

money

friends

parents

T: Maybe you could/should……. Why don’t you………

1a

Look at these problems. Are they serious or not? Write them in the appropriate box.

1. My parents want me to stay at home every night. 2. My brother plays his CDs too loud. 3. I don’t have enough money. 4. I argued with my best friend. 5. My clothes are out of style.
Serious Not serious

1, 2, 4

3,5

1b

Listen and circle the problems you hear.

1. My parents want me to stay at home every night. 2. My brother plays his CDs too loud. 3. I don’t have enough money. 4. I argued with my best friend. 5. My clothes are out of style.

A: You look unhappy, what’s the matter?
B: I want to see a ball game. A: You could buy a ticket to see it.

B: But I don’t have enough money.
A: Well, I could give you a ticket, let’s go together.

Type A A: What’s wrong? B: I argued with my best friend. What should I do? A: You should say you are sorry. Type B A: What’s the matter? B: I had an argument with my best friend.

What should I do?
A: You could call him up and talk about it on the phone.

A: What’s the matter?
B: My clothes are out of style. What could I do? A: You could buy some new ones.

B: But I don’t have enough money.
A: Well, maybe you could get a part-time job.

Lead in:
When you have difficulties, who do you turn to for help? Your parents, teachers or friends? A friend is never known till a man has need. 需要之时方知友。 A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难见真情。

给别人提供建议
You should … You could …

Why not /Why don’t you …
You had better(最好)…

2a

Listen. Peter’s friend is giving him advice. Circle the word “could” or “should”.

2b

Listen again. Why doesn’t Peter like his friend’s advice? Draw lines to match the advice with the reasons.

1. You could write him a letter. 2. Maybe you should call him up. 3. You shou

ld say you’re sorry. 4. Maybe you could go to his house. 5. You could give him a ticket to a ball game.

a. It’s not easy. b. I don’t have enough money. c. I don’t want to surprise him. d. I don’t like writing letters. e. I don’t want to talk about it on the phone.

GROUPWORK
A: What’s the matter, Peter? B: I had an argument with my best friend. What _______ I do? should A: Well, you _________ write him a letter. could B: I don’t think so. I don’t like writing letters. should A: Maybe you ________ call him up. B: No, I don’t want to talk about it on the phone. A: Well, you should _________ say you’re sorry. B: Yes, I know I should but it’s not easy. _______, A: Maybe you _________go to his house. could B: I guess I ________, but I don’t want to surprise could him. A: Hey, I know. You _______ give him a ticket to a could ball game. B: Well, that’s a good idea, but I don’t have enough

Giving advice

What should I do?

You should/could….

What should he do? He should/could….

What should she do? She should/could….

? Could和should区别: ? 用could给出建议一般是指自己不 太肯定, ? 或者只是很多建议中的某一个,尽 供参考; ? 而should就是自己很肯定的或唯 一的最好的一个建议。

用should, shouldn’t, could, couldn’t完成句子: should 1. If you want friends, you _______ be shuoldn’t friendlier. 2. You _____ argue with your father any more. 3.– I want could to surprise my parents. shouldn’t -- You ______ buy them a CD. 4. If you want better grades, you ______ watch couldn’t so much TV. 5. His son was not very clever. He _______ talk until he was three years old.

Section A (3a-4) Period 2

What’s the matter with …? What’s wrong with …? What’s the trouble with …? …should … …could… …had better… Why not…

3a
good idea okay idea bad idea

You could get a part-time job.

You could borrow some money from your brother. You should ask your parents for some money.

You could sell your CDs.
You could have a bake sale.

You should call “Teen Talk”.

A: I need some money to buy gifts for my family. What should I do ? B: I think you should borrow some money from your friends. A: Oh , no . I don’t like to do that. B: Then I think you should get a part-time job. A: That’s a good idea.

Pairwork:
Jim comes from Canada. He wants to practice his Putonghua, but he is very shy.
A: Jim could …

B: But he’s very shy. Maybe that’s not a good idea.
A: Well, then, he could… B: Yes, that’s a good idea.

Task:
Jim comes from Canada. He wants to practice his Putonghua, but he is very shy. Make a list of
things Jim could do.

1. get a get tutor. a tutor
learn it from his 2. classmates.

learn it on TV or radio 3. speak it with his friends as much 4. possible. as

What problems do you have?
at school
too much homework.

at home
have to get up too early

too many examinations
can’t get good grades can’t choose subje

cts we like have to go to school early have too much pressure have to wear the school uniform often fail in the exams

have no enough money
have no time to watch TV argument between parents have an argument with friends.

There is something wrong with my computer.


too many rules to obey at school

Section B(1a-2c) Period 3

When you choose clothes, what is
important to you?

They are original.
adj. 新颖的, 首创的

When you choose clothes, what is important to you?

They are comfortable.

When you choose clothes, what is important to you?

They are in style. 时髦的;流行的

When you choose clothes, what is
important to you?

They are inexpensive. adj. not expensive

When you choose clothes, what is important to you?

They are colorful.

When you choose clothes, what is
important to you?

They are the same as my friends’ clothes.

___1、They are original. ___2、They are comfortable friend’s clothes. ___4、They are in style. ___5、They are inexpensive . comfortable uncomfortable original copy out of style expensive ___3、They are the same as my in style inexpensive

___6、They are colorful.

A: When you choose clothes, what is important to you ? B: It’s important to me that …

Listening: What’s Erin’s problem?
___My friend has nicer clothes than I do. ___My friend wears the same clothes

and has the same haircut as I do.
___I don’t like my friend’s clothes and

haircut.

2b What advice do the people give Erin?
Listen again and fill in the chart.

Person Kim Nicole Emilio

Advice
She should tell her friend to get different clothes and a different haircut. She should be happy that her friend likes her clothes and haircut.

She should find a new best friend.

Listening
1. I always _______fashionable clothes, wear haircut and I have a really neat ________. 2. She ________ everything I do. copies 3. I think she _______ tell her friend to get should different _______ and a different ________. clothes haircut 4. I think Erin _______be _______ that her friend should happy ________ her clothes and haircut. likes 5. That’s an interesting ________ . opinion 6. I think that Erin ________ find a ______best friend. should new 7. No one wants a friend who isn’t ________ ! original

2c Pairwork
What’s your advice for Erin? Tell your partner and say why.

A: I think Erin should tell her friend to get different clothes. B: Why?

A: Because friends shouldn’t wear the same clothes.

Language points:
tell sb. to do sth. 告诉某人做某事 Mother told me to have healthy food to keep fit. tell sb. not to do sth. 告诉某人不做某事 The teacher tells us not to talk in class.

Section B (3A-self2)

Period 4

Please give him some advice.
Advice: You could ask him why. You should talk to your best friend. You could … . You could … .

1. What is the boy’s problem?
His friends didn’t invite him to a birthday party. And he didn’t know why.

2. True or False:
1. The lonely Kid didn’t think he was

popular at school. 2. Everyone except him in the class was invited to the T party.

F

3. The Lonely Kid will go to the party.

DK

Language points:
1. find out,找出;查明 find out 意为“找出” “发
现” “ 查出(真相) ” find往往指凭一时的直接感觉或偶然发现,而find out则需经一番努力后发现出来,有“查明,弄清”

find和find out都有发现的意思,二者的语义差别是:

的意思。
He found a bag on the chair.

Please find out when the train will leave.

2. Everyone else in my class was invited except me, and I don’t know why. ① else修饰不定代词(something, everything, somebody, anybody等),疑问代词(who, which, whom等)和疑问副词(when, where等) 要用在这些词后面,译为“别的”。 eg. What else can you do?
Is there anything else ? ② except是介词表示“除了……”“除了我”译 为“except me”。except强调“除去”(后边跟

的人或物不包含在里边)。

3. I don’t know what to do. 我不知道该做什么。
疑问词 + 动词不定式结构,表示一个完整的 含义,在句中可以做主语,宾语,表语等。 这种结构经常放在tell,show,teach,forget,find out等词后作宾语。

I can’t decide where to go for vacation. I asked her how to make dumplings.
He doesn’t know which one to choose.

Dear Lonely Kids, There are a lot of things you could do. You could call him/her up and ask him/her why you were not invited. If you did something wrong, you should say you are sorry. Or maybe you should write your best friend a letter. In the letter, you could ask him/her if you did something wrong and tell him/her that you want to come to his/her birthday party. Good luck! Yours, Mary

Writing practice : Give me a hand.(仿写):

First think about what troubles you have recently and write a letter to an advice column. Then exchange the letters and write back to give some advice.

Dear Dr. Know, I have a problem, and I need your help. … … … I am very upset and don’t know what to do. What do you think? Can you help me? Yours, Lonely Kid

What should you do?

call up talk say argue found out

Language points
1. argue with 与某人争吵

I don’t want to argue with him. 我不想和他吵架。

2. My clothes are out of style. 我的衣服过时了。 out of style “过时的,落伍的”

3. maybe, may be表示“可能,也许” 表示推测。

maybe一般放在句首,引导句子。may be由情态 动词may加系动词原形be构成。其后所接词决定 于be,可以是名词、形容词等,一般放在句中。
He may be a student. 也许他是一名学生。

Maybe he is John’s father. 也许他是约翰的父亲。

4. call up … 表示“打电话……”,可以与名词、 代词连用。连接代词时,把代词放在call与up 之间。 Please call me up. Don’t forget to call up your uncle.
5. on the phone 用/通过电

话 I want to know the weather on the phone. 我想通过电话查一下天气。 6. ask for 要求,索要,完整形式为ask sb. for sth. 向某人要某物

Please ask him for the book. 请向他要那本书。

7. be angry with sb. about sth. 因为某事而对 某人生气,注意be动词及介词with
Jim is angry with me. 吉姆生我气了。 8. get on 相处,get on / along well 相处融洽 get on / along well with sb 与某人相处融洽

1. What did her cousin do last week?
She borrowed a math book from the reader. 2. Why couldn’t the reader do her homework? Her cousin didn’t return the math book. 3. Did she want to have a fight with her cousin? No, she didn’t.

Expanation:
? the same age as me ? the same …as… ……和……一样 ? get on 相处 ? 我们要好好相处 ? We should get on well with each other.
互相

Return 归还:
? 你必须按时将书本还给图书馆。 ? You must return the books to the library on time.
? 少小离家老大 回 ? I left my hometown when I was very young and return ( when I was) old.

2 Reading Read the letter to Aunt Chen’s advice column and then write some advice.

Dear Looking for Help, There are lots of things you could do. First, ______________________________________ you should talk to her about the problem. ______________________________________ Maybe she just forgot borrowing your things. ______________________________________ You can just ask her to return the book to you. ______________________________________ Or you could write a letter to her about it.

Everyone needs help. No one can sail the ocean of life single handed.
人人都需要帮助, 没有人能独自在人生的海洋中航行。

1. 我的哥哥有着和我的一样的发型。 My brother has the same haircut as I do. 2. 他和比尔盖茨一样富裕。

He is as rich as Bill Gates.

Do you sleep and play every day and night?

After school,what activities do you usually do?

Pre-reading

Do you …after school?

1.Who makes decisions in your family? 2.Do you feel stressed out when your parents ask you to get good grades? If so,do you complain about your parents? 3.Do you think you are under pressure? 4.Are your parents comparing you with other children? 5.Do your parents push you to learn more/ send you to all kinds of classes?

Fast reading Read the new words and phrases
football until fit as … as possible pressure complain include pushy send all kinds of compare…with crazy themselves adult organized on the one hand on the other hand

Skim reading: Answer two questions 1.Where does Cathy Taylor’s take her sons and daughter to? She takes her sons to from football to basketball. 2. What does Dr. Alice Green say about the children under the pressure? She says that they may find it hard to think for themselves when they are older.

True or false: 1.Cathy Taylor’s children do many afterschool activities. T
2.Doctors say many children aren’t under too much pres

sure.F 3.Few children take part in after school activities. F 4.Parents don’t think their children should do the same as others. F

5.It’s crazy for parents to compare their children with others.T 6.Competition between families starts at a young age. T
7.Parents shouldn’t learn to give their kids a bit more time. F 8.Children should have time to relax. T

Scan reading:answer eight questions 1.When do Taylor’s children get home? Till 7p.m. 2.Do American and British children do many after-school activities? Yes ,they do. 3. What after-school clubs do children take part in after school ? Language club 4.Are many children under pressure? Yes,they

5. Do parents push their children too hard these days ? Yes ,they do. 6.When does competition between families start? At a young age. 7. What is difficult for these children when they’re adults ? It’s difficult for them to plan things for themselves. 8.What’s the result of this passage? Children need freedom to relax

Explanation

Maybe you should learn to relax

? Words study
? freedom ? complain ? pushy

? compare

? pressure ? organize d

? complain
? 词义 ? vi. 抱怨,发牢骚

? He complained to me about the ? 例句 food.

? 他向我抱怨伙食不佳。

? pressure
? 词义 ? n. 压力;压迫

? 例句

? He works well under pressure.

? 他在有压力的情况下工作很出色.

? freedom
? 词义 ? n. 自由

? We do not have the freedom to do just what we like. ? 例句 ? 我们没有自由做自己喜欢的事。

? compare
? 词义 ? vt. 比较;对照

? Compare this with that, and you will see which is better.
? 例句

? 将这个与那个比较一下,你就会知 道哪个比较好了。

? pushy
? 词 ? adj. 争强好胜的;事业心强的 义

? 例 句

? Pushy parents are nothing new, but now parents seem to push their children a lot more.
? 望子成龙古而有之,但如今家长好像 对给孩子的压力大多了。

? organized
? 词义 ? adj. 有组织的;有系统的

? On the one hand, children need organized activities. ? 例句
? 一方面,孩子们需要有组织的活动。

? The tired children don’t get home until 7 pm. 疲劳的孩子直到7点才回家 ? until :一直到 ? not …until… 直到……才……
? ? ? ? 直到昨天我才知道这件事情。 I don’t know it until yesterday. 他直到作完工作才回家。 He didn’t go home until he finished his work.

It’s time for homework
? It’s time to do sth
? 午餐时间到了 ? It’s time for lunch. ? =it’s time to have lunch.

Try to fit as much as possible into their kids’ lives.
? fit 合适: ? 这件大衣不合我身 ? This coat doesn’t fit me well.
? fit …into… 找到时间做……

as…as possible
? ? ? ? 尽快 As soon as possible 尽量多 As much as possible

compare …with : 把……相对比……
? 1

2班和13班对比的话,12班更活跃一点。 ? Compare Class 12 with Class 13, Class 12 is a little more active.

Useful expressions
在字典中查找…… look up…in a dictionary 与…打架 have a fight with sb 与…比较 compare with 向…抱怨某事 complain to sb about sth 处于(太多的)压力之下 be under (too much) pressure 买不同的衣服 get different clothes 把……从……带到…… take sb from … to … 直到……才…… not…until… 尽可能多地充实到孩子们的生活中来 fit as much as possible into their kids lives 屡见不鲜 nothing new 厉害地强迫某人 push sb hard 总是在做某事 be always doing 计划做某事 plan to do 一方面……另一方面……on the one hand …on the other hand… 从很小的年龄开始 start from a very young age 独自 by oneself

Reading for comprehension

Read these statements. Is the situation the same in China? 1. American and British children do many after-school activities.

2. Many children are under pressure..
3. Parents these days push their children much harder than before. 4. Competition between families starts at a young age. 5. Children should have free time to relax.

造句
? freedom ? complain ? pressure ? pushy ? organized

? compare

Careful reading:

Read carefully and fill in the blanks.
Life for Cathy Taylor’s three children is very busy. Their school days are busy enough. After school, Cathy takes from football the two boys___________ ____________. to basketball
She has to take her daughter to_ piano lessons ___________.

The tired children _____get don’t until home ______7pm. They have a quick supper ,and __________homework. it’s time for

What do you think of the Taylors and their children?

After reading carefully, finish the questions. ( D )1. The teachers teach _______ in school these days. A. some crazy students B. some lazy students C. some pushy students D. some tired students ( D )2. Many parents let their children do lots of things because ____. A. they want their children to know more about their subjects B. they would like many other kids to do that better C. they think their children are very young and busy D. they try to plan their kids’ lives for them

Translate the following sentences.
? They try to fit as much as possible into their kids’ lives.
他们试图尽可能地填满孩子们的生活.

? Teachers complain about teaching tired kids in 老师们抱怨在课堂上教疲惫的孩子. the classroom. ? Pushy parents are nothing new, but now parents seem to push their children a lot more.
? They are always comparing them with other 父母们总是把他们和其他的孩子们进行比较. children.

固执己见的父母们还是老样子,但是现在他们似乎逼迫他们的孩子们更严重 了.

一.Translate the sentences . 1.When these kids are adults, they might find it difficult to plan things for themselves.
当这些孩子长大成人时,他

们可能会发现自己安排事情很难.

2.On the one hand ,children need organized activities . On the other hand, they also need time and freedom to relax.
一方面,孩子们需要有组织的活动,另一方面他们还需要时间和自由 来放松.

Retell:

Fill in the blanks with the words be

freedom , them, adult, complain about, on the other hand, under pressure, push, not…until, take part in, send, from…to…, all kinds of, fit…into…, include, compare with
? Cathy Taylor’s children are very busy. They don’t have much free don’t until time. They______ get home _______ 7pm. Just like Cathy Taylor, many American and British parents take their children from ______ to activity ______ activity. Because they see other children doing a lot of things, and they feel their own children should do the same. They into fit try to ______ as much as possible _____ their kids’ lives. Most take part in children have to _______ _______ ______ after-school clubs. include Activities _______ sports, language learning, music and math push classes. Pushy parents now seem to ______ their children a lot more. They compare children to ______ _______ ______ classes ______the all kinds of with send when they are very young. And they always_______ them______ other children. So many children areunder too much __________. ______ pressure complain _________ teaching tired kids in the about Teachers___________ classroom. Dr Alice Green says that these children may find it hard themselves to think for __________when they are ________. Parents should adults learn to give their kids a bit more time to themselves. On the one On the other hand hand, children need organized activities. ____ ____ ____ _____, freedom they also need time and ___________ to relax, and they need time to do things by themselves.

If you are Dr Alice Green. Give advice to Cathy.
Dear Cathy, I hear that your children are under too much pressure. I understand you, but I’m very worried. It’s bad for their health.You shuold give your kids a bit more time to themselves. Because they need time and freedom to relax, and they also need time to do things by themselves. If you go on doing like this, your children may find it hard to think for themselves when they are older. Good luck! Dr Alice Green

Now, it’s time for us to relax!


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