Unit 11 The media
Lesson 4 What’s in the Papers?
Pre-Reading ☆ 写出一下短语
1. 不良语言 3. 对…发表评论 5.使…远离 7.发生 9.跳出 11.联系某人 2. 只要 4.给…打算的/ 准备的 6.撞车 8.陷入 10.许多的，大量的 12.禁不住做某事
r />13.正在考虑中_______________ 14.帮助克服困难 ____________________ ☆ What is often reported in the newspapers? Give some examples. Eg： current affairs _____________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Reading ☆ Read the newspaper articles and match them with the headlines. 1) Bad language on TV not OK for kids. 2) Mum finds her four girls. 3) Astronomer’s amazing escape. Answers:_____________________________________________________________ ☆ Read the three groups of Key Words below and match them with the three articles. KEY WORDS Escape, crash, bravery, incident, attitude, consideration, innocent, cry with happiness, contact Answers Text B: ______________________________________________________________ Text A:_____________________________________________________________ Text C: ______________________________________________________________ Post-Reading ☆ Read the articles again and answer these questions. 1) How old were Lillian’s children when she last saw them? _____________________________________________________________________ 2) Why did some people find bad language “OK” in films? .____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 3) Why was the truck driver lucky to escape?
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_____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ ☆ Use the Reading Strategies above to answer these questions about the texts. 1) How far is 20 yards? (text B) a) 18 metres b) 7 metres c) 12 metres 2) What does BBC stand for? (text A) a) British Boxing Club b) British Broadcasting Corporation c) Black Bulls Company 3) How far is 3,000 miles? (test c) a) 3,000 km b) 4,800 km c) 6,000 km Language points 1) according to 依照 2)as long as 只要 3)make a distinction A and B 区分 A 与 B 也可说成 distinguish A from B 3)comment on 发表意见，提出看法 I often wish I could comment on your articles but there is never time. 我总想评论一下你的文章，但总没有时间。 4)a load of (=loads of) [俚]很多, 大量 5)help out 帮忙做事，帮助克服困难 Tom usually helps out on the farm after school, so you can find him there. 汤姆放学后总是在农场里帮忙，你可以在那儿找到他。 6)60-year-old driver 60-year-old，复合形容词 a six-year-old boy; a two-meter-long desk Grammar ☆ Find phrases with compound adjectives (复合形容词)in the texts which mean the following: 1) a famous film (text A) ______________________________________ 2) a driver of 60 years old (test B) _______________________________________ 3) a very long holiday (text c) ______________________________________ 4) a journey of 3,000 miles (text c) _______________________________________ 温故知新
1. (2011 安徽卷) – What do you think of store shopping in the future? – Personally, I think it will exist along with home shopping but _______ A. will never replace B. would never replace C. will never be replaced D. would never be replaced 2. (2011 上海卷) After getting lost in a storm, a member of the navy team ______ four days later. A. rescued B. was rescued C. has rescued D. had been rescued
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3. (2010 上海卷) The church tower which ______ will be open to tourists soon. The work is almost finished. A. has restored B. has been restored C. is restoring D. is being restored 4.Professor Williams keeps telling his students that the future ______ to the well-educated. A. belongs B. is belonged C. is belonging D. will be belonged 5. (04浙江卷) Because the shop _____, all the T-shirts are sold at half price. A. has closed down B. closed down C. is closing down D. had closed down
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