What were you doing when the UFO arrived?
Section A 1aGrammar Focus
The Past continuous tense
? I was reading a book when the teacher
came in. ? She was drawing pictures when the teacher came in. ? He was writing a letter when the teacher came in. ? We were talking when the teacher came in.
1、He was cooking at this time yesterday. 2、They were doing homework at 2:00 yesterday afternoon. 3、I was doing my homework then . 4、The girl was shopping when the alien got out.
1、含义: 表示过去某个时刻 正在进行 的 动作。 2、结构: Be(was/were) + v.ing。
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1a Match the statement with the people in the
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
picture. d ___ I was in the bathroom. b ___ I was in my bedroom. a ___ I was in front of the library. c ___ I was in the kitchen. e ___ I was in my barber shop. f ___ I was in the barber’s chair.
1b Listen to the reporter’s questions and circle the correct responses. a. standing in front of the library / studying in the library b. cleaning my room / sleeping late c. making a milk shake / cooking dinner d. getting out of the shower / talking on the phone e. eating lunch / cutting hair
1c Pair work
? Talk about what people were doing when the UFO arrived？
taking a shower
A: What were you doing when the UFO arrived? B: I was … when it arrived.
What was she doing when the UFO arrived?
She was taking photos.
What was he doing when the UFO arrived?
He was taking a shower.
Listen and number
____ The alien visited the Museum of Flight. 5
4 ____ The alien bought a souvenir.
____ A UFO landed on Center Street. 1 ____ The alien went into a store. 3 ____ An alien got out of the UFO. 2
Listen again. Complete the following sentences with “when” and “while”
when 1.The boy was walking down the street_____ a UFO landed. when 2.The girl was shopping_____ she saw the alien got out. While 3._____ the alien was buying a souvenir, the girl called the police. While 4._____ the alien was visiting the museum, the boy called the TV station.
2C Groupwork: Look at the picture of page 19 2c. Say what each person was doing when the UFO took off. Make sentences with “when” and “while”.
Like this : A: What were the girl doing when the UFO took off? B: While the girl was... C: When the UFO took off the man was…
Make the sentences
was climbing 1. The young man ________ the tree
man saw him and asked him to Jump down.
Make the sentences
2. ________ John was walking to school ________ While
yesterday,he saw a cat in a tree.
The boy was walking down the street when the UFO landed. While the boy was walking down the street, the UFO landed. The girl was shopping when the alien got out. While the girl was s
hopping, the alien got out.
? 1.Learn by heart the sentences in Grammar Focus. ? 2.Make five sentences with while and when. ? 3.Review 3a-4