Alanis----A True Performer
Period 1 Teaching goals:
1. Learn to summarize the outline of the whole text. 2. Try to grasp the key words and sentence patterns
. 3. Develop the students’ reading skills, like finding headlines and guessing words.
Teaching important points:
1. How to develop the students’ reading skills, like finding headlines and guessing words . 2.Try to use the key words and sentence patterns..
Teaching difficult points:
Learn to outline the text by using the headlines.
1.Skimming method to find the headlines. 2.Task-based method to finish the teaching assignment. 3.Discussing method to arouse the students’ interest in music and dance.
A computer and a projector
Teaching procedures &ways:
Step I Talk with the students about the kinds of music and briefly introduce the rock&roll music ,symphony music and symphony orchestra. (Show some pictures) Step II Have you ever watched a concert “live”, on TV or on video? Tell the class about it using the Key Words to help you.
the music, the singing, the guitar , the drums the lighting, the special effects the stage design the sound the songs, the words
boring, brilliant, exciting, fantastic, poor, quite good, really loud disappointing extraordinary clear, poor clear, unclear
step III show students a Alanis’ song in a concert on video and get students to talk about it.
Show students some pictures of Alanis Morissette and give a brief introduction Step IV Read the concert review and match the four paragraphs with the titles. the start of the concert ( ) the songs played ( ) how the audience reacted ( ) the end of the concert ( ) Step V Read the review again and answer these questions 1) Did the reviewer like the concert? Why or why not? 2) How did the audience react to the singer? 3) What things about the concert were not very good? 4) From which album were most of the songs?
5) What feelings did she show in her songs? Step VI Discuss and conclude the structure of a concert review Step VII Read for detailed information 1.Scan the text and find out something about the performance: Time: Place: Weather: Hours: Songs: Atmosphere: 2. Read the concert review again and then make some notes: Name: ________________ Year to be born:_________ Nationality:_________ Most famous album: _________________ Time to come out: ___________ Time to become famous: ___________ Award: _______________ Something about her songs: Everything but…____________________________ ________________ Uninvited: __________________ Utopia: full of feeling, such as _________________ Heartache:_______________ The last song:________________________________ Step VIII Languages points: 1. Canadian singer Alanis Morissette _is used to_being in the public eye. be/get/become used to +pron/n./-ing“习惯于…” be used to do sth 某物被用来做… be in the public eye: be paid much attention to 1)I have been used to living here. 2)Have you been used to his smoking? 3) Computers can be used to do many things 2. Her most famous album Jagged Little Pill, _came out_ in 1995. come out: 出版；显现，披露； （花儿）开放 1)Our local newspaper comes out every Friday. 2)The truth is beginning to come out. 3)Sunflowers come out in silence, but beautiful, just like you. 3. She has _continued giving__(继续举行) great performances on stage continue doing sth 或 continue to do sth 继续做某事 give a performance: put on a perfomance 演出
毕业后他继续致力于医学研究 After graduation, he continued devoting himself to medical research 4. Her singing was _full of_ (充满)feeling; the first part of the song _was filled__ (充满)with anger,_while_ (而) the last part expressed love and joy. be full of / be filled with 充满了 1)The room is filled with/full of smoke. 2)The stage design were fantastic while the sound is awful. 5. Everyone agreed that they were greatly _impressed_ (留下了深刻地印象) by Morissette’s brilliant music and singing. impress sth on sb / impress sb with sth 使某人牢记某事 be impressed by/at/with…被… 感动；对… 印象深刻 1）His parents try to impress on him that it is very important to be honest. 2）We were deeply impressed by his deeds(事迹). 3）What he said that day was deeply impressed on my memory. 6.__Throughout_the concert, the atmosphere inside the concert hall was extremely exciting. throughout: from the beginning to the end; all over (a place) 1)May the joy of christmas be with you throughout the year！ 祝愿圣诞的喜悦伴你度过新的一年！ 2)Our products sell well throughout the world. 我们的产品畅销全世界。 7. It _sold_15 million copies and made her world famous. sell vi. 主动的形式表示被动的意思，强调销量。 sell well 畅销。 1)This magazine sells well in the city. 这本杂志在这座城市很畅销。 2)The book sold well and they were sold out soon. 这本书卖的很好，他们很快售罄。 【拓展】 类似动词有 wash, write, wear 等。 3)The pen writes smoothly/well. 这支笔写起来很顺畅。 4)This kind of shoes washes well and wears well. 这种鞋好洗又好穿。 8.Have you ever watched a concert_live_on TV or on Video? live adj.现场直播的 adv.现场直播地 1)is said that the World Golf Championships to be held in Shanghai will be broadcast live on TV live (定语)adj. 活的， alive （表语）adj.活着的 2)found the cat lying on the road was still alive.It was a live cat. 9. She _finished_the evening with a new song about the life of a superstar. finish vi. / vt. to come to an end or complete sth. 1) What time does the concert finish ? 2) When do you finish your college course ? 3) I haven’t finished reading the book yet .
finish /end … with 以…结束 begin/start…with 以…开始 4)Let’s finish the birthday party with a piece of music. 5) Her illness started with a high fever. 6) she started her lecture with a poem. StepⅨ Voice your opinion Choose one of the topics and talk about it ? What kind of music or which singer do you like best? Why? ? Why is pop music or rock&roll music loved by young people all over the world? StepⅩ Homework 1.Read the passage several more times. 2.Revise the new words, phrases, and expressions 3.Finish off Exercises5-6 on P67 in Language Power 4.Be prepared to say something about Alanis Morissette and her concert in the next class.