Unit 2 English around the world
Period 1 Warming up and pre-reading
I.Teaching aims: 1.Knowledge aim
s: (1)To let the students learn the following words and phrases:elevator, lift, rubber, eraser,petrol,gas,subway,official (2)Get the students to learn the difference kinds of English and learn the differences between British English and American English. 2.Ability aims: (1)Get students to express themselves using simple expressions: (2)Enable students to tell the basic difference between British English and American English. 3.Emotional aims： (1)Get students to know the countries spoken English around the world and feel the different culture of these countries. (2)Based on their knowing the difference between British English and American English,let students be interested in studying English. II.Important and difficult points: 1.Important points: let students know the difference between British English and American English. 2.Difficult points:get students to work in groups to discuss these questions in pre-reading. III.Teaching methods: 1.Task-based teaching and learning 2.Cooperative learning 3.Discussion
IV.Teaching aids: The multimedia and PPT V.Teaching procedure: Step 1.Greetings Step 2.Lead-in Students, today we will learn unit 2 (English around the world). You have been learning English for several years.But how many English speaking countries are there in the world？Now let’s make a list of them on the blackboard. English countries the United Kingdom, the Mother tongue United States Explanation The people in these countries are of native speakers of English.In
total,for more than 375 million
Ireland,South Africa,New Zealand people, English is their mother tongue. These people speak the language of
their own country at home but the language of the
government,schools,newspapers and TV is English.
The number of people who learn China,German,France.etc English as a foreign language is more than 750 million.
Step 3.warming up Task 1:ask students to look at the examples in exercise 1,with the help of two pictures,let students tell British English and American English clearly and know what the two people say. Task 2:ask students to guess which of the following words is British English and which is American English. Elevator/lift in a team/on a team rubber/eraser petrol/gas
Task 3:ask students to fill in the table below according to the given meaning. Chinese 邻居 劳动 颜色 幽默 最喜欢的 剧院 Step 4. Pre-reading Ask students to work in groups to discuss the following questions: Question 1:which country do you think has the most English speakers? Suggested answer:(1)learn English as their first language: the UAS and India,must have the largest number of native speakers ,as they have the largest populations.(2)For those who learn English as their first foreign language, China must have the largest number as it has the largest population. Question 2:what language is the most widely spoken and used? Suggested answer: English Step 5.Conclusion Summarize what students have learnt in this class: what is the difference between British English and American English. VI.Homework. 1.Preview the text:The road to modern English. 2.Finish the related exercises in Guide and training. VII.Blackboard design. BrE neighbour labour colour humour favourite theatre AmE neighbor labor color humor favorite theater
Unit 2 English around the world
I.Warming up： How many English speaking countries are there in the world？
English Mother tongue Second language Foreign language II.Pre-reading
Question 1:which country do you think has the most English speakers? Question 2:what language is the most widely spoken and used? VIII.Feedbacks：