M1 Unit2 Growing pains 高中英语 译林 2003 课标版 一、教学目标 1. To develop the students’ writing skills by reading the tips 2. To help the students learn how to write a letter of advice. 3. To enable the s
tudents to write a letter of advice. 4.Get the students to master the words and expressions related to a letter of advice. 5. To get the students understand the mood of the son’s feelings. 二、学情分析： With the growing-up of the students, there are many problems they will meet now and then, especially happening in the families. Both the parents and children are all puzzled about how to deal with the problems and get well along with each other, so they all need help even in their daily lives, just like how to ask for and giving advice. 三、重点难点 1.How to help the students learn to write a letter of advice. 2. How to improve the students' ability of writing skills.
四、教学过程 教学活动 活动 1【Lead-in】Step1 Group work 1. Greeting 2. Discussion: how to ask for and give advice When asking for advice, keep these points in mind: . State the problem clearly and give only necessary information . Should ask clearly for help. It is often using model verbs, such as can or should. When giving advice, keep these points in mind: . Ask questions to make sure you fully understand the problem . Before giving advice, it’s often good to show sympathy to the person you are talking with. e.g. I’m sorry to hear that! . Advice often uses modal verbs such as should or must, phrases such as make sure, or imperatives. 活动 2【Group work】Step 2 Read the letter asking for advice. from Liuzhen. Reading An advice column in a magazine received the following letter
1. Underline the sentences about the problems the father thinks about his son, He refuses to do everything his parents ask him to do. He is rude to them. He refuses to spend time with them He refuses to do his homework. He wastes time watching DVDs, listening to foreign music, chatting in Internet cafes, playing
games and surfing the internet. Then anwser the following questions: 1）What is Liu Zhen’s main point in paragraph 1? 2) How do the boy’s parents and grandparents treat him? 3) What is Liu Zhen’s main point in paragraph 2? 4) Why does Liu Zhen tolerate his son so far? 5) What is Liu Zhen afraid that his son will do? 6) What is the main piece of advice that Liu Zhen is looking for?
活动 3【Group work】Step 3: Writing a letter of advice for a reply. 1) A discussion about how to write a reply letter of advice. . Find the main parts of the letter asking for advice. . Answer each of these points directly. . Don’t give advice for points not discussed in the letter. . Offer comfort and support. Don’t find fault with the person you are writing to. . Use modal verbs such as should or must, phrases such as make sure, or imperatives to give your advice. 2) Make a choice: Now decided which letter is better and why according to the tips above. Read the letters of advice were written in reply to Liu Zhen’s letter in step 2. Compare the two letters, and then discuss with your classmates which letter is better and why. 3) Writing a letter of advice Use the skills you have learnt in steps 1and 2, and the second example from skills building 3 to help you. . Read the letter from Liu Zhen’s son who is asking for advice about his father; try to find the main point of each paragraph, and think of what is the son’s feeling—he loves his father but he upsets about how to get well along with him. . Using the useful sentences . Opening sentences： I am very glad to hear from you. Thank you for your letter. You have asked me for my advice with regard to … and I will try to make some suggestions. I am writing in reply to … . Closing sentences： I hope you will find my suggestions/recommendations/advice helpful/practical/ useful. At last, I hope I will be your best friend’s forever! Good luck to you! Let’s keep in touch. I do hope to hear good news from you. Step 4. Homework： 1. Write down the letter of advice
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