Module1 Unit 3 Reading Looking good, feeling good
Are they looking good?
Are they feeling good?
Do you think the boy looks good? What’s his problem? He is
fat/(overweight). Do you know why he becomes fat?
eating too much
sleeping too much
drinking too much
Like father, like son.
Since the boy is overweight, can you give him some suggestions?
Discuss ways of losing weight?
① Going on a diet ？ ② Doing exercise ？ ③ Taking weight-loss pills ？ ④ Receiving surgical treatment ？
Which do you think is the best way to lose weight? Why?
eating less food /going on a diet
doing exercise /working out
taking some medicine (weight-loss pills)
receiving surgical operation (treatment)
Amy , our main character, is a
pretty girl, but she wants to lose weight too. Do you want to know her story?
The title has two meanings:
Amy wanted to _______very be thin much.
Amy nearly ____because died she wanted to lose weight
? Where does Amy come from?
? What kind of pills did Amy take? ? What caused Amy’s liver to fail?
Weight-loss pills called Fat-less. The weight-loss pills.
Read the three e-mails carefully
and pay attention to some detailed
Read the first e-mail and answer the two questions. 1.Does Amy go to gym now to stay slim? How does she lose weight now?
No. Now she loses weight by taking weight-loss pills.
2. Why does Amy want to lose weight?
She is ashamed of her body.
2nd e-mail Read the second e-mail carefully
and decide which ones are true (T)
and which ones are false (F). If the sentence is false, correct it.
1.Amy is now recovering from aliver bad failure cold in hospital. ( F ) Line18 2.Amy follows doctor’s advice and often goes to the gym. ( F ) Line23-24 but seldom 3.Now Amy eats lots of fruit and vegetables. (T ) Line25 4. For a slim and attractive figure, we can can’t damage our health. ( F ) Line26
Read the third e-mail carefully and then choose the best answers . 1.Zhou Ling, Amy’s friend _____. B A. did not want to read Amy’s e-mails B. was sorry to hear about Amy’s problems C. thinks Amy should lose weight D. thinks diets and weight-loss pills are necessary
2. Amy’s experience is_____. C A. an interesting one B. forgotten by her family C. like that of some people in China D. a problem only for actresses
Listen to the tape
What can we learn from the story?
·Health is priceless.
·Nothing is more important than health.
·We shouldn’t be ashamed of our body.
·We should be proud of ourselves; we are unique. ·We should be confident.
From the three emails, we know the importance of keeping healthy and learn that nature is beauty.
Actually we all agree that health is priceless and therefore it is the most important thing in the world that we have to treasure.
1. Read the text again to get a better understanding. 2. Finish Part A1, A2 on page 94.
work out in the gym exercise, do sports
go on a diet
( eat less food )
have an operation
take some medicine
( take weight-loss pills )
Suppose you are Amy’s best friend. If you are going to write a letter to her, what will you say to her? And what advice would you give to Amy?
2. Suppose you are Amy’s best friend. What advice or suggestions would you give to Amy?
Write down your suggestions and report to your classmates