Unit 11 The sounds of the world Warming up and speaking
Do you like music? What kind of music do you know?
Jazz rock music
classical music folk music pop music
Listen to the music on the tape.Where do you think the music comes from？
Asia North America South America
Europe music2 South America music3 Asia
Russia music4 Africa
Ask for advice Can I ask you for some advice? What can you suggest? Can you help me decide …? Give advice Have you considered doing …? Maybe you could…? I suggest (that) you should do … Maybe it would be better to … That’s a good idea. Well，but how/ what about doing … Why not do …?/ why don’t you do…?
Ask for and give advice
Example : You want to buy a CD for your friend’s birthday, but you are not sure what CD to buy, so you want to ask your partner to give some suggestions.
JOE: Hi Susan! Can you help me decide what to
buy for Peter’s birthday? SUSAN: Sure. What do you have in mind? JOE: Well, Peter loves music, so I thought I would give him a CD. SUSAN: That’s a great idea! What kind of music does he like? JOE: I’m not sure. Oh yes, he likes rock music. SUSAN: Rock music? Hm, maybe you could give him the new Ricky Martin CD. JOE: Ricky Martin? That’s not rock music. Peter wouldn't’t like that. SUSAN: How about a Rolling Stones CD? JOE: Yes, that’s a good suggestion. He loves the Rolling Stones.
Task 1: You want to find a good song to dance to. You like dancing, but you’re not sure what song you should play. Ask your partner for some advice.
Task 2: Your classmates have asked you to pick a special song that will represent your class. It should be a song that everybody likes and that shows the spirit of your class. Ask your partner to help you.
1. Practise asking for and giving advice; 2. Preview the following language points: ①. make a decision ②. have sth./sb. in mind ④. find a good song to dance to ⑤. take turns doing sth.