九年级 (9A) Unit 1
Pisces 20th Feb-20th Mar
I was born on 9th Mar, so my star sign is______. Pisces I often help others.
hard-working I go to work early every day. Ibusinesslike often finish my work quickly and well.
imaginative I have good imagination.
humorous I like telling jokes and often make others happy.
I love my students. kind
David has many good personal qualities.
He helps other students. He can do anything if he tries his best. He never forgets to do the things he needs to do. He always does extra work. He always gets good marks in tests.
He is not afraid of making a speech to a large group of people. C_______ onfident
He shows the Grade 7 students how to use the library.
He finished all his summer
homework in the first week. H___________ ard-working He got full marks once in an English test. C_______ lever
Not afraid of making a ____________________________ speech to a large group ____________________________
______________ of people Confident Thinks he can do anything if he tries his best
Finish all his summer (2) ________________________ homework in the first _____________________ week
Help other students
Always does extra work
Always gets good marks in tests
(6) ____________________ Never forgets to do the
things he needs to do ___________________
_________________ Got full marks once in _________________ an English test
Learning to use the computer to help himself get more organized
Shows the Grade 7 ________________ students how to use ________________ the library ____________
Help Kitty and Millie complete
their letter to Mr Wu. Use the
information from the flow chart
on page 21.
Dear Mr. Wu
We are writing to recommend David as
the new chairperson of the Students’
Union. We think he will be an excellent
chairperson because he has many good
David is a very confident person, and he
can do anything if he tries thinks he (1)______________________ his best ________. He is never afraid
of making a speech to a large group of _________________________________ people This is very important because he ______.
will have to speak in front of the whole
hard-working We also think he is _____________. He
always does extra work in class. Last he finished all his summer summer, _______________________ ________________________ and then homework in the first week used the rest of the summer holiday to help with our class project. Since he is so hard-working, he would not mind doing extra work for the Students’ Union.
David is also a clever person. He ___________________________ and he always gets good marks in tests even got full marks once in an English test _____________________________. He often helps us with our homework and explains things to us. We think he is v
ery______. At school, he_____ helpful helps ____________, other students for example, he shows ______________________________. the Grade 7 how to use the library
They think he is kind and often ask him
to play with them. David is also
_________ forgets to do the organized and never ______________ things he needs to do He has joined ___________________. the Computer Club this year because he
wants to __________________________ learn to use the computer to help himself get more organized ____________________________.
We think that David has all the
qualities to be a good chairperson.
We hope that you agree with us.
Kitty Zhang Millie Wang
How to write a formal recommendation
Date ②greetings ③Main body ④Closing
Purpose Reasons Conclusion
A recommendation letter
A. Name of sender B. Date C. Name and title of receiver Para 1 E D. Closing E. Tell the receiver what the Para 2,3… G letter is about. Last Para F F. What you want from the receiver ______ D G. Talk about abilities and ______ personalities. A
____ B ____ C
Discussion: Your school also needs a new chairperson of the Students’ Union. What qualities will a chairperson have? active, clever, kind, outgoing, confident, patient, curious, generous, modest, fair, friendly, easy－going, energetic, creative, imaginative, businesslike, hard －working careful humorous, polite…
Who will you recommend in your class?
I want to recommend________ as the
chairperson, because he /she is ____,
Write a recommendation letter. _________ _________ I am writing to recommend _____ as the new chairperson of the Students’ Union. I think he will be an excellent chairperson because he/she has many good personal qualities. ____ is a very____ person.
_____________________________. I also think he/she is ____. _______________________________. _____ is also_____________________. _________________________________. I think ___has all the qualities to be a good chairperson. I hope that you agree with us. _________ _________
Who will you vote for? Your classmates will read out
their own recommendation
letters, and who will you vote for?
The school newsletter needs a
reporter. Write a letter to the
principal to recommend yourself.
1.Organize your ideas and make
a flow chart.
2. Write a recommendation letter.