新目标 九年级 Unit 12
Fill in each blank with the correct word given. Change the form of the word if necessary. Then make your own sentences with each word.
arrive meet spend behave imagine 1. People in Japan and America ______ behave differently at the dinner table. imagine 2. You can _______ how different the table manners here are from ours. 3. In Singapore, the trains always _____ arrive on time. They are never late. 4. On Chinese New Year, people like to spend _____ time with their families. 5. I usually meet my friends in the ____ library on Friday nights.
Complete the crossword.
1. Japanese and Koreans do this when they meet people. 2. Americans do this with their hands when they meet people. 3. Brazilians do this in Brazil when they meet. 4. You eat with these in Japan, Korea and China. 5. You cut your food with this in the United States.
b c h o w p s h t
k i c k s
It is a new kind of written English
that is being used to save time.
Can you write an
example of each on your
How R U? CU BTW CUL8r
How are you? See you! By the way. See you later!
BRB I’ll be right back. CU2morrow See you tomorrow! ASAP as soon as possible
Please write more expressions like the ones above!
2 = to/too B4 = Before
4 = for
4ever = forever BBL = Be Back Later
F2F/FTF = Face To Face
OIC = Oh, I See
Read the passage and answer the questions.
What is the advantages of using email English? It helps us write quickly. So we can
How many types of e-mail English are mentioned in this passage? What are they? Three. They are abbreviation, homophone, emoticons.
emoticons : ) -- the happy face
Examples “BTW” --“by from this the way” part
“CSL” --“can’t “CUl8r” -stop laughing” “see you later” …
examples … of our own
Can we use e-mail English in our English test? No, we can’t.
How many e-mail English words are
mentioned in the passage? What are
Six. ICQ, BTW, CSL, gr8, CUl8r, :)
What is the proper time to use email English? 1. when you are e-mailing a friend ___________________________ 2. when you are sending a message ____________________________ to a friend on a mobile phone ___________________________
What e-mail It’s a new kind of written English is English that is being used to _________. save time
Where a lot of e- They come from a
ICQ called _____ .
Which two types The first is
of word e-mail
____________. abbreviation The second is ___________. homophone
When we use When we e-mail a
friend or send a
message to a friend mobile phone on a _____________.
II. 根据短文内容, 选择最佳选项。 (D )1. What is ICQ? A. It is e-mail English. B. It’s a computer program that is used in tests. C. It’s a computer program that is used by
teachers. D. It’s an e-mail “chatline” that is used to have online conversations.
( A)2. A friend sends a message “IMY”
to a friend that he hasn’t seen
for months. He may probably
A. I miss you C. I see you B. Leave me years D. It’s many years
(C)3. The passage mainly tells us that ______. A. why we should write quickly B. e-mail English is better than normal English C. what e-mail English is D. students like e-mail English better than teachers
3a. Write the names of the three types of e-mail English at the top of each column. Then write an example of each from the reading.
1. abbreviations BTW, CSL
2. Homophones 3. emoticons
gr8, CUL8r :)
3b. Scan the reading to answer these questions.
1. E-mail English is used a) to have fun b) to save time c) to study faster 2. WBQ would mean a) with best wishes b) which queue c) write back quickly
3. “Great” sounds most like a) late b) get c) seat 4. In e-mail English, punctuation marks are used a) normally b) instead of c) to show feelings 5. E-mail English is supposed to be used a) on mobile phones b) in class c) in tests
Complete the chart and discuss your answers with your partner. Do these two on your own: 1. I had a great weekend. And you? 2.Oh no! I am going to be late. My e-mail English ideas I had a gr8 weekend & U? O-no! I’m going 2BL8 :-(
Do them with a partner: 3.I have seen that movie four times. It’s great! 4.Excuse me. Could you please help me?
Our e-mail English ideas I’ve Cn that movie 4xs, it’s gr8, :) Xqz me, cd U pls help me?
Please try your best to write e-mails in e-mail English to your friends or type e-mail English messages on the computer.