人教课标版 高二必修 5 Unit 3
What did the people use as vehicle in the past?
What about now?
What kind of vehicle will we use in the future?<
a solar energy car
What kind of houses did the people live in in the past?
What kind of houses do the people live in now?
What kind of houses will the people live in the future?
What changes do you expect to see in your life in
one thousand years’ time?
horse or simple cars, a carriage vehicle such astrains, airplanes, spaceship, personal flying cars
made mud small houses flats in high buildings houses along the street with many shops modern flats, floating;
— distance education
on the earth; on land on the earth
in space stations; under
the sea; on other planets
the Spaceship to Mars
People on Mars
playing tennis on Mars
A private company named “Space space travel Adventures”, plans 100 million tour time travel around the moon.
Theory of Relativity, proposed by Einstein, is the theoretical foundation of time traveling.
Changes from ancient times to
modern society Transport Work Finance and currency Languages Environment Education Houses Communication
The Change of Life
In the past
by horse or
future cars, trains, spaceship, time travel， boats, personal
Transport vehicle such airplanes,
as a carriage helicopter
In the past made of
wood and Houses
flats in high
In the future
rise buildings furniture in kitchens and walls and floor;
supply of air
Make a list of the problems
human are facing today. ? Housing ? Population ? Pollution
? Global warming (greenhouse effect)
What are the bad results of so many cars here? pollute the environment take up too much room to park…
a boy who was given a chance to
travel to the year AD3008 as a prize.
He is now writing to his parents about his exciting and unforgettable tour…
Reading: First Impressions
Read the text quickly, then put the
following sentences into the correct order: a. We were transported into the future by a
comfortable time capsule.
b. I arrived at Wang Ping’s home and
everything in his house made me surprised.
c. I won a travel to the year AD 3008.
d. I have my first try to master a hovering
Go through the first two paragraphs quickly, then answer the following questions: 1. Why did I have the chance to travel to the year AD 3008?
2. What is a “time lag”?
3. How did I feel when I was in the capsule ? 4. Who guides my trip?
5. Why did my guide give me some tablets?
6. Who transported us to the future?
1. Why did I have the chance to travel to the year AD 3008? I took up the prize I won the year before. 2. What is a “time lag”? “Time lag’’ means a person gets flashbacks from his previous(先前的)
3. How did I feel when I was in the capsule? The seats in the capsule are very comfortable.
4. Who guides my trip?
My friend Wang Ping is my guide to the
5. Why did my guide give me some tablets? The tablets could help me feel less nervous and uncertain. 6. Who transported us to the future? Wang Ping’s parents’ company
transported us to the future.
Please go through the third paragraph, then try to answer the following questions.
1. How did I feel as soon as I was transported to the future? I was hit by the lack of fresh air.
2. How did Wang Ping solve this problem?
Wang Ping gave a mask to me and hurried
me through to a small room nearby
to have a rest.
3. What do you think has caused this kind
of problem? Now we are causing more and more pollution to the nature, this will cause serious problems to the life in the future. This may be the cause of the lack of fresh air in the future.
Read the fourth paragraph quickly, then answer the following questions:
1. What did Wang Ping’s house look like?
His house is a large bright, clean room.
It had a green wall, a brown floor and
2. What was the green wall made of? What’s the purpose of building this kind of green wall? The green wall was made of trees. The leaves of the trees will provide much-
needed oxygen to the house.
Read the text carefully and then fill in the blanks about the details of Li Qiang’s future tour. In ______________: the time capsule ◆ The seats were ___________ and we comfortable slept after a calming drink. ◆ The capsule began swinging gently sideways as we lay relaxed and dreaming.
In the hovering carriage: ◆It is driven by computer. pressing ◆By bending and ________down in our seat, you can move swiftly. ◆I lost sight of Wang Ping when we reached what looked like a large market because of too many carriages flying by _____________ . in all directions
At home: ◆It is a large bright clean room. ◆It had a _____ wall, a brown floor and soft green lighting. ◆The wall moved — it was made of _____! trees Their leaves provided the room with muchneeded ______. oxygen ◆A table and some chairs rose from _____________ under the floor as if by magic. when Wang Ping flashed a switch on a computer screen. ______
Li Qiang took up a prize 1 he won last year and traveled to the 2 AD 3008. Although he 3 （遭受）“time lag”， he was transported 4 (safe) into the future in a time capsule. 5 (混淆) by the new 6 （环境）, he was hit by a lack of fresh air and his head ached. He had to put on a mask to get enough oxygen. Then he flew behind Wang Ping in a hovering carriage. 7 (arrive) at Wang Ping' s home, Li Qiang 8 (show) into a large room with a wall 9 （make） of trees, a brown floor and soft lighting. 10 (exhaust), Li Qiang slid into bed and fell fast asleep.
? 答案：1. that 2. year 3. suffered from 4. safely 5. Confused 6. surroundings 7. Arriving 8. was shown 9. made 10. Exhausted
was a time when I was not interested in English and had difficulty in learning it. However, when the teacher told me what effects it would have on my future if I learned English well, I changed my learning attitudes and methods. As a result, I made so much progress in English that I won the first place in the English Speech Contest as if by magic.
Listen to the tape of the passage
carefully, please find out the main
idea for each paragraph.
Paragraph 1- main idea:
main idea: How I came to take a time
travel journey. details: my prize; my excitement Paragraph 2- main idea: main idea: The journey. details: how I left; the spaceship; the journey
Paragraph 3- main idea: main idea: My impressions of life one
thousand years into the future
details: little oxygen; marks to provide
oxygen; hovering carriage; how to
drive them; a “time lag” moment
Paragraph 4- main idea: main idea: Staying in Wang Ping’s home details: appearance of house; trees as walls; where furniture stored; are meal; prepared for sleep
Read the passage again, and discuss which changes to life in AD3008 are good or bad and give reasons for your choices. Then please finish the chart.
Good changes and reasons
Bad changes and reasons
Time travel can travel to different after-effects of travel times as you wish Transport Houses Towns Air quality can move swiftly save living space busy; look like markers own family oxygen supply disorganized; difficult to find way short of space easy to get lost poor quality in public places
1. Make a list of the problems human being are facing today. 2. What problems do you think people in the Housing Population future will have overcome? Which ones Pollution will still be there or even worse in AD 3005?
Global warming (greenhouse effect) Traffic Hunger Literacy….
What’s the writer’s attitude towards the future, optimistic or pessimistic? How do you know?
We know that from the following sentences:
1. Worried about the journey, I was unsettled
for the first few days. 2. At first my new surroundings were difficult to tolerate. 3. Exhausted, I slid into bed and fell fast asleep.
1. Finish “ Learning about language” on P20. 2. Review the key sentence in the text. 3. Review the new words of Unit 3 and
get ready for the dictation.