新目标 九年级 Unit 12
You’re supposed to shake hands.
There are many table manners around the world. But different countries have different culture. How much do you know about table manners around the world?
You are supposed to… You aren’t supposed to…
In the United States, you’re not supposed to eat with your hands.
You’re not supposed to talk at the table.
In China, you’re not supposed to pick up your bowl of rice.
In Korea, the youngest people is
supposed to start eating first.
In Brazil, you should wipe your mouth with your napkin every time you take a drink.
A: In…what are you supposed to do when you eat? B: We are / aren’t supposed to …
the United States
Do Romans do when
you are in Rome.
Tomorrow Steve is going to Japan to be an exchange student. His Japanese friend Satoshi is telling him about the
table manners in Japan. Listen and
number the pictures in the order
Satoshi talks about them.
2b Listen again. Match these sentence parts.
__1.You aren’t supposed to __2.It’s polite… __3.It’s rude… __4. You shouldn’t…
a. to make noise while eating noodles. b. to stick your chopsticks into your food. c. point at anyone with your chopsticks. d. eat or drink while walking down the street. Keys: 1. d 2.a 3.b 4.c
1. In China, you’re not supposed to pick up your bowl of rice. 在中国, 你不应该端起你的饭碗。 pick up “捡起; 拾起; 拿起”
e.g. A girl picked up a wallet on her way home. 一个小女孩在回家的路上捡到了一个钱 包。 The phone stopped ringing just as I picked up the receiver. 我一拿起听筒, 电话就不响了。
2. In Brazil, you should wipe your mouth with your napkin every time you take a drink. 在巴西, 每次喝完东西后你应该用餐 巾纸擦嘴。 wipe v. “擦, 擦去” 常与away, off, up 连用, 表示“擦干净’’。
Wipe the dirt off your shoes.
抹去鞋上的污泥。 Wipe up the milk you spilled, please. 请抹掉洒出来的牛奶。
3. …to stick your chopsticks into your food. 把筷子插入你的食物中。 1) stick v. “刺, 插入” e.g. Stick a fork into the meat to see if it’s ready. 将叉插进肉里看熟了没有。
2) chopstick是由 chop(砍)+stick(棍子)组 成的合成词。意思是 “筷子” , 它通 常以chopsticks复数形式出现。 e.g. Chinese always use chopsticks to eat, but the English don’t use them. 中国人通常用筷子吃饭, 而英国人不。
4. It’s rude to point at anyone with your chopsticks. 用你的筷子指着别人是很不礼貌的。 1) rude adj. 粗鲁的; 无理的 常用词组be rude to sb, 意思是 “对 某 人无理”。
e.g. I don’t like his rude manners. 我不喜欢他粗鲁的举止。 Don’t be so rude to your parents! 别对你的父母这么没礼貌！
2) point v. “指, 指向”。 它构成的词组
“point at”意思是 “指 向” “对准”。 e.g. The hands of the clock point to five o’clock. 时钟的针指向五点钟。
The teacher is pointing at the map on the wall and pointing out Paris on it. 老师指着墙上的地图并指出了在地图上 巴黎的位置。
Your pen pal is going to visit you
from France. Discuss in groups of
four and tell him what he is
supposed to do in China.
Find out the table manners in our
country and write them down on a
piece of paper.