Review the present perfect tense
Work in pairs. Ask and answer about what you have learnt so far /up to now this term, in your lessons at school.
Example: Student A: what have
you learnt in your English lessons so far this term? Student B: I have learnt a lot more vocabulary. Student A: …………. Student B: ………….
What do you know about western Europe?
The problems of some villages in
? Listen to the tape, and find the following question about the problems of some villages in western Europe
? What are these problems?
Read the passage again, and find the following question
? 2 Why do people move to the cities to find work ? ? 3 Who cannot afford to buy a house there? ? 3. What will be resulted in by these problems?
Work in groups and discuss the following questions
? What can you do to save the countryside in western Europe?
? if villages in your area have similar problems with countryside in western Europe.
? a number of: a lot of 大量的
? 后面接名词复数 the number of : 是......的数量 ? 后面接名词复数 例如:A number of apples are red 许多苹果是红色的 The number of students is 2000 学生的数量是2000人
? go up (价格、水位、数量等的)上涨 ? eg: (1) The price of vegetables went up because of the heavy rain that slowed the growth of green plants. ? (2)In the past 10 years, the population of the town has gone up by 5.5 percent, much smaller than that of thirty years ago.
? Another problem is that it is becoming more and more difficult for farmers to make money from their farms.
? Survive : continue to live or exist ,especallly in a diffcult or dangerous situation ? (1) Only 12 of the 140 passengers survived the plane crash. ? (2) Few buildings survived the bombing raids intact. ? (3) Many strange customs have survived from earlier times