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# 七年级Section A 1

Unit 1 How often do you do

exercise? Section A (1)

What did you do during your summer vacation? What do you think of your vacation

What does he / she usually do on weekends?

do homework

exercise

go shopping - shop

go to the movies

go skateboarding

surf the Internet /s?:f/ /int?'net/

1. Do you like watching TV? 2. How often do you watch TV?

I watch TV every day.

usually

How often do they go shopping ? They usually go shopping.

sometimes

How often do they go to the movie ? They sometimes go to the movie.

always

How often do they read books ? They always read books.

hardly ever

How often does he go swimming ? He hardly ever goes swimming.

every day

How often does he exercise ? He exercises every day.

Guess:

never

How often does my son go skateboarding ? He never goes skateboarding.

often

How often do they surf the Internet ?

They often surf the Internet.
My son surfs the Internet twice a week.

often

usually

always

sometimes

never hardly ever Always(100%) >usually >often >sometimes >hardly ever >never(0%)

100% 80%
60% 40% 20% 0%

never hardly ever sometimes often usually always

1a Look at the picture. make a list of the different weekend activities.

1._____________ go skateboarding
go shopping 2._____________

3._____________ watch TV
4._____________ read books exercise 5._____________

1b Listen and write the letters from the picture above on the lines below.
a always(100%)____ c usually____ often____ e sometimes____ d hardly ever____ d never(0%)____ a

Tapescript
Reporter: What do you usually do on weekends? Boy 1: I usually exercises. Girl 1: I always go shopping. Boy 2: Eeeeew…I never go shopping. I can’t stand shopping. Girl 2 : I often go skateboarding. Boy 2 : And I sometimes watch TV. Reporter: How about you? Girl 3: I hardly ever watch TV. I love reading. Reporter: Oh, why is that? Girl 3: Oh, I don't know. I guess I just like books.

What do they do on weekends?
For example: a: She always goes shopping. b: She hardly ever watches TV . She often read newspapers.

c: He usually exercises.
d: He sometimes watches TV.

e: They often go skateboarding

1C PAIRWORK What does he /she do on weekends? How often does he / she…?

always

hardly ever

often

usually

sometimes

never

2a Number the activity
Activities
3 go to the movies a. ____ b.____ 1 watch TV 5 shop c.____ 4 exercise d. ____ e.____ 2 read

How often
every day once a week twice a week three times a week once a month twice a month

2b Match his activities with the number of times he does them.

Activities
3 go to the movies a. ____ b.____ 1 watch TV 5 shop c.____ 4 exercise d. ____ e.____ 2 read

How often
every day once a week twice a week three times a week once a month twice a month

Tapescript
Reporter: So, Cheng, how often do you watch TV? Cheng : Hmmmm…about twice a week, I guess. Reporter: Uh-huh…And how often do you read. Cheng ：Oh, I re

ad every day at school! Reporter：How often do you go to the movies? Cheng ：Uhh ... let’s see ... maybe once a month? Reporter：How often do you exercise? Cheng ：Oh，I exercise about three times a week. Reporter：How often do you shop? Cheng ：Shop? I shop about ... twice a month.

Activities
Surf the Internet

how often
Hardly ever

Go to the movies

Every day
Once a month Twice a week

Watch TV
Exercise

Three times a month

Cheng is a Middle School student. He reads English books every day. He watches TV twice a week. He goes to the movies once a week, and he exercises three times a month. But he hardly ever surfs the Internet.

2c PAIRWOK
Activities watch TV surf the Internet read English books go to the movies exercise How often every day

Grammar Focus
What do you usually do on weekends? I usually play soccer. What do they usually do They often go to the on weekends? movies. What does he do on weekends? How often does Chen watch TV? He sometimes watches TV. He watches TV twice a week.

How often do you shop? I shop once a month.

Homework:
1.Do exercises on pages 1-2 of the workbook to practice the language presented in this unit. 2.Remember what we learned today.