Unit 7 Where would you like to visit?
? What do you hope to do after graduation?
? What is your dream?
Guess what they mean
survey take part in continue realistic hold on to
Practical; obeying the real situation.
to join in to get something to go on; not to stop to insist on; not to give up the result got by examining the opinions of a lot of people
1. Here are some of the findings of a survey about hopes and dreams, in which thousands of students
across China took part .
(1) in which …为非限定性定语从句。先行词为
survey。 in 与从句中的took part 构成短语
“参加”, in 不能省略。 e.g.This is an old house, in which my grandparents lived for nearly 30 years.
(2) thousands of 表模糊的数字，后接可数名词复数，
此类用法还有hundreds of, millions of, billions of 等。
e.g. Thousands of years have passed.
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. (1) seem “似乎”，与形式主语连用时，后接that从句， that可以省略。 e.g. It seems that he is ill.
seem后可以接形容词做表语。 e.g. He seems happy today.
e.g. He seems to be very angry．
(2) so that 以便, 为了。引导目的状语从句，从句中
常用will, would, can, could, may, might,
be able to, want等词。
e.g. He worked hard so that everything would be ready in time.
3. Many students said they would like to be
volunteers at the 2008 Olympics, maybe working
as translators or tour guides.
maybe也许, 可能, 通常放在句首, 也可以放在句尾,
和单词“may”的汉语意思相同, 但是用法不同。 may是情态动词, 后接动词原形be, 意为“也许是, 可能是”。 例如： Maybe he is in the office.= He may be in the office.
4. And quite a few said they dream of going to the moon one day. quite a few “相当多的”, 后接可数名词复数。 e.g. Frank has quite a few friends there. 5. It was clear from the survey that teenagers have similar hopes. 这是一个主语从句。It是形式主语, 真正的主语是 teenagers have similar hopes. 这个主语从句是 由that引导的。
e.g. It is strange that she didn’t come yesterday.
6. It is very important to dream, so hold on to your
dreams; one day they may just come true.
(1) hold on 此处为“坚定”的意思。
e.g. How long can they hold on?
You must hold on to your ideas.
(2) come true 指(希望、预言等)实现，成为现实。
What are the hopes of the teenagers? hopes
Start work as soon as possible Continue studying after finishing school and to go to university
To help provide a better life for parents
To get jobs they enjoy better
Survey result: the popular choice is computer programming.
What are the dreams of the teenagers?
Realistic dreams To volunteer as Less realistic dreams 1.To become famou
translators or tour
guide at the 2008
2.To go on exciting trips, such as traveling to the moon and sailing across the Pacific
What’s the result of the survey?
Conclusion: It’s important to dream. A person who has hopes and dreams can be successful. Hold on to your dreams. They will come true some day. Everyone should work hard to achieve his Dream! What’s your dream?
4. Go gor it !
Dream:? I would like to have my own company one
I can achieve that:
1. By working hard at .
2. I need to read widely about science. 3. …
Design for me!
Look at the pictures. Please design for him/her what he/she should do to achieve his/her dream.
I am a boy and I
like basketball very
much. I dream of
becoming a basketball player in the future. What should I do?
We are twins. We want to be singers in the future. What should we do?
I like drawing pictures. To be an artist is my dream. What should I do?
1.Revise the words and phrases we learn in this unit. 2. Choose one of the two topics and write a short article. The best ways to achieve your dreams Holding on to your dreams