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  • Period 12 Warming up and Reading

  • Do you like learning English? Why?

    Warming up I ( 1m )

  • 1.Can you name some countries in which English is spoken?

    Warming up II ( 9m)Read the passage in warming up, and answer the following questions?

  • U.K.U.S.A.CanadaAustraliaNew Zealand South AfricaEnglish-speaking countries

  • English Around the Worldthe USACanadaNew ZealandAustraliaSouth Africathe United KingdomIreland

  • 3.Do you know how many people use English as their native language, second language, or foreign language? 2. Are the English in those countries the same?

  • 375 million750 million375 millionUSA,Canada,Australia,south Africa, Ireland, New ZealandChina and many other countriesIndia, Pakistan,Nigeria,Philippines.government,schools, newspapers,TV

    number of speakersexample countriesworking situationthe native languagethe foreign languagethe second language

  • Pre-reading I (3m)Watch the video, then tell the difference between the Englishes the man speaks and the woman speaks.(One is in British English, the other one is in American English.)

  • British EnglishAmerican English&Pre-reading II ( 5m )Do you know the differences between American English and British English?

  • British EnglishAmerican Englishspellingpronunciationwordscolour,color,favourite,favorite,theatre,theater,centre,center,travelled,traveled,metremeteraskdancewheelnotboxpost,mail,film,movie,shop,store,I think,I guess,

  • Comparisonc-o-l-o-u-rc-o-l-o-rautumnfall[ d:ns ] [ dns]

  • British EnglishAmerican Englishwordslift ()elevatorpetrol ()gasflat ()apartmentautumnfallunderground()subwayuniversity()collegerubbish()garbagedustbin()trash canholidayvacationfortnight(two weeks

  • petrolflat colorliftrubberhonorpicturesundergrounderaser gasapartmentelevatorhonourcolourmoviessubway Match the words that have the same meaning.

  • Do you want to come to my flat?How far is your apart-ment? It is beautiful

  • Shall we go to the pub to celebrate your birthday?Wow, bar is a nice place.

  • Wow, I want a tin of Coko, some biscuits and sweets. What about you, Bush?Well, I want a can of milktea, some cookies and some candy .

  • Hey, lets go and see a soccer game. It is very exciting.Great. I like football match very much.

  • Time to go home. Lets go to the elevator together.Oh no, the lift must be full of people this time.

  • Excuse me, could I take the elevator to the 7th floor?Pardon? Why not the 6th floor? Your room number is 705. And youd take what?I mean, Id like to take the lift to Room 705 on the 6th floor. We say the 7th floor instead of 6th floor in the US. Oh, sorry. Come this way, Ill show you the lift.

  • Reading I ( 3m )

    Fast reading:Read the text and find out the answers to the questions of Ex. 1 on page 10.

  • 1. Read the text and try to find the main idea of each paragraph. (Work in pairs)

    Reading II ( 10m )

    Pair work:2. Check the answers. Ask some students to tell their answers, after giving the answers, they should also tell how they find the answers, then give the suggested answer.

  • Please write down the main idea of each paragraph.Para. 1:

    Para. 2:

    Para. 3-4:

    Para. 5:The spread of the English language in the worldNative speaker can understand each other but they may not be able to understand everything.All languages change when cultures communicate with one another. English is spoken as a foreign language or second language in Africa and Asia.

  • Development of Englishthe end of the 16th century the next century today

  • Why does English change over time? Because of cultural communication.

  • Find out the characteristics of each time according to the time clue.AD450-1150 800-1150 The time ADEL was written In the 1600s laterGermanless like German; more like FrenchShakespeares English American English Australian English

  • Language points for Reading I

  • 1.There be ,be .,.There one book and two pens on the desk.There two pens and one book on the desk.


  • 2.more than1. , over2. ,

    Mary and Amy are more than classmates.

  • 3. because of because, He came to work late because he got up late. He came to work late because of getting up late.

  • 3. include 1 ,,,.e.g.: Your duties will include cleaning the room. 2include in, on, among e.g.: He includes me among his friends. Im included in the team.

  • includingincluded,including,included

    1.There are ten people in the bus, including ten children.2.Five people were injured in the accident, one driver included.IncludeContainHold,

  • 4.either ... or... neither ...nor...,. have hasEither the teacher or the students been ill.

    Neither the students nor the teacher been ill.

  • Close your book and fill in the blank1.____16th century, about____ people spoke English. 2. Today, more people speak English as their first or foreign language______.3.China may ____of English speakers.

  • 5. At the end of ...;...(, By the end of ...() In the end ,,of (,)We had finished unit one by the end of last week.He understood me in the end.

  • 6. even if (1) even if ( = even though ): in spite of the fact; no matter whether (2) even if even though e.g: Even if he is poor, she loves him. (=He may be poor, yet she loves him.) ( Even ) though he is poor, she loves him. ( = He is poor, yet she loves him.)

  • Come up,(vi.) Come about: happenCome across: find or meet accidentallyCome outOur National Day is coming up soon.How did this come about?I came across an old friend yesterday.When will his new book come out?7.Would you please come up to my flat.

  • come up withI came up with them as they were rounding the corner.We weren't able to come up with any new suggestions. He's come up with a great idea.

  • 8.Actually, it was based more on German than the English we speak at present.

    1.Present adj ,.He is the present President.Present adj :A lot of students were present at the meeting.2.Present n. , I dont need the book at present.3. Present v. ,Present prizesPresent sth to sb=present sb with sth

  • 9. In the 1600s, Shakespeare made use of a wider vocabulary than ever before.17,..the,s,earlylate

    In the 1780s

    In the early/late 1980s

  • 10 . Shakespeare was able to make use of a wider vocabulary than ever before. make (good/full/no) use of We could make good use of our resources. Every minute should be made good use of.

  • 11. India has a very large number of fluent English speakers a number of A number of people have come. the number of

  • a large/ great/ good number of, a good/ great many, dozens of, scores of, quite a few The number of homeless people has increased.

  • 1. Youd better make full use _____ your time.2. You will find the hospital _____ the end of the road.3. The church is close _____ the school.4. We have friends all _____ the world. 5. As everybody knows, China has the largest number _____ people.6. _____ the 1980s, he went to America. ofattooverofIn

  • Homework for today:1. Read the new words of the first half of this unit over and over again at p.93.

    2. After class, spend more time listening and reading aloud the reading text.

    3. Preview the Learning about Language.

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