A visit to the moon
Which country first sent people up to space?
B.the Soviet Union C. China
Who is the first Chinese astronaut to go into space?
Yang Liwei (Oct.16th 2003)
What is the earth’s natural satellite?
4 Who is the first man landing on the moon?
Armstrong (America, 1969)
When was Chang’e I launched successfully? A. October 24th,2007 B. November 5th, 2007
China’s first astronaut--------Yang Liwei Oct.16th 2003
Look at the pictures!
zero gravity/ weightless float
Task 2. Skimming
Li , an to travel to the 1. Who do I Yan havePin a chance moon with astronomer ?
By 2. How did we travel to the moon? spaceship A travel journal 3. What is the writing form ?
4.What’s the writing order in this text?
5. How many times would the force of gravity change on our journey? Three times , the first time
where Before going when
who Time order
While visiting what how
Now, let’s set out for the moon!
Skim the 4 paragraphs quickly, and
summarize the main idea of each paragraph:
on the moon. return to the earth. Last month, we visited the moon.
leave the earth
1.Where did I go last month? (To the moon.)
2.Who did I go to the moon with? (Li Yanping)
3.How did we travel to the moon? (By spaceship)
4.How many times would the force of gravity change?( Three times) 5.Which change would be the most powerful?
(The first change)
Detailed reading: 1. The force of gravity would change three four times on their journey . ( F ) ( Para2, Line1 ) 2. When they were on the moon, they would wouldnot feel the gravity because there was no gravity on the moon. ( F ) ( Para2, L9 ) as if 3. Since the gravity has changed, their walk didn’t did need a lot of practice. ( F ) ( Para3, L8 ) 4. “A visit to the moon” was not a real story but science fiction .( T ) 5. Their returning to the earth was frightening. ( T ) ( Para4, L2 )
The way gravity changed
The weight changed heavy lessen Weight less
Left the earth In space
on the moon
disappear very light
Returning to the earth
What was my feeling while returning? Use some adjectives (形容词）to describe it. I felt frightened amazed exhausted excited
The problems: How to breathe? How to eat?
How to move around?
1. When we get closer to the moon, we shall feel its gravity pulling us, but it will not be as strong a pull as the earth’s.
get close to 靠近，接近，指动态变化 be close to 距......近，指状态 The school is close to the post office.
家长应该阻止孩子接近火。 ___________________________________ Parents should prevent children from getting close to fire.
2. But when I tried to step forward, I found I was carried twice as far as on the earth and fell over.
1) . A + be + 倍数n+ as +形容词原级 + as +B 2). A + be + 倍数n + the +名词 (size, length,
width, height, depth, weight, amount) + of + B
3). A + be + 倍数(n-1) +形容词比较级 + than + B
考例： Our new library is ________ the old one.
A. four times as large as B. four times the size C. four times larger D. four times larger than that
This river is five times as wide as that one. 1._________________________________ 2._________________________________ This river is five times the width of that one. 3._________________________________ This river is four times wider than that one.
This stone is three times as heavy as that one. 1._________________________________ 2._________________________________ This stone is three times the weight of that one. 3._________________________________ This stone is twice heavier than that one.
3. ... “walking does need a bit of practice now that gravity has changed.
now that同since相似，语气较弱，强调人 们已知的事实。后跟句子。
Now that you've got the chance, you
should make full use of it.
broke down (抛锚) so I had to walk there. ① My car __________ broke up (解散) in the end. ② The famous band ________ broke into (闯入) his house last night. ③ Thieves __________ broke out (爆发) ten years ago. ④ The war _________ ⑤The enemy’s defenses were strong but our broke through soldiers _______________( 突破；突围).