Unit 6 An old man tried to move the mountains.
by Song Yanxue
Words and expressions：
eak,god,remind,bit,silly once upon,work on,a little bit,as soon as, instead of,continue to do
1、How does the story begin? Once upon a time, there was a very old man... 2、What happened next? As soon as the man finished talking, Yu Gong said that his family could continue to move the mountains after he died. 3、What could Yu Gong do instead of moving the mountains? ? 能力目标：（难点） When you finish this lesson, you should be able to :
? 情感目标： 通过学习故事中的人物特点，要培养自己坚韧不拔的品格和不轻言放弃的精神。
1、 tell others a story. 2、give your opinions about the characters（人物） in the stories.
预习检测 一、Write down the folllowing words and phrases： 写出下面的单词和短语： 1、射击，发射 shoot 2、虚弱无力的weak 3、提醒，想起 remind 4、愚蠢的 silly 5、有点儿，稍微 ａlittle bit 6、代替，反而 instead of 7、一...就... as soon as 8、以前，曾经 once upon a time 9、尽力做某事 try to do 10、从事...工作 work on doing 11、继续做...continue to do 12、坚持做某事 keep doing take away 13、做某事的方法a way to do 14、拿走,带走 15、放弃 give up 16、似乎很有可能 seem very possible (C1C2:1--6, B1B2:5--10,A1A2:11--16)
二、Translate the sentences into English: 翻译句子：(导学案P28)
1、故事是怎样开始的？B2 B1 2、这个人一说完，愚公就说他死后他的家人将继续移山。 3、最后天帝被感动了，于是派两个神仙移走了大山。 B2 4、这个故事提醒我们，你永远不知道什么是可能的除非 A1 你试图让他发生。 5、我认为他有点愚蠢。 C1 6、移山似乎是不太可能的。B2 7、但是不把山移开，愚公还能做什么呢？A2 B1 8、愚公一直尝试，没有放弃。 A2 9、这个故事试图告诉我们，如果你去努力一切皆有可能。
Do you like reading stories? Do you know the following stories?
Here are four Chinese stories:
Hou Yi Shoots the Suns Nv Wa Repairs the Sky
Journey to the West Yu Gong Moves a Mountain
Unit 6 An old man tried to move the mountains.
Section A 1a —2d
1b Listen and check (√) the facts you hear.
√ The two mountains were very high and big. ____
√ A very old man tried to move the mountains. ____
____ A man told Yu Gong that he could never do it.
Discuss the questions with your partner. 1. How does the story begin? 2. What happened next?
3. Where would they put all the earth and stone from the mountains?
Listen and finish 2a and 2b.
1. 故事的六要素：时间、地点、人物、起因、经过和结果。 这些要素都可以通过who, what, when, where, why, how等问题来引出。 例如： (1) When and where did the story happen? (时间和地点) (2) Who is the main character? (人物) (3) How does the story begin? (起因) (4) What happened next? Why did that happen? (经过) (5) What is the end of the story? (结果) 2. 故事开头的几种描述： Once upon a time, long long ago, one day… 3.故事结尾：阐述道理，感受，评价……
Make a movie Imagine you are the director (导演), you make a movie about this story with your group members. Then act it out .
（Roles:narrator(旁白,叙述者),YuGong, the old man,the Gods, YuGong's family）
2d:Read and answer the following questions: 1.What does Claudia think about the story of YuGong? Why? She thinks it's a little bit silly.Because it doesn't seem very possible to move a mountain. 2.What is the story trying to tell us? It's trying to tell us that anything is possible if you keep trying and never give up.
Listen and fill in the blanks.
think about C:What do you________________the story of YuGong? a good way solve A:I think it's interesting. He found______________to _____his problem. silly B:But I think it is a little_____.Moving the mountains is impossible ___________. possible A:We can learn that if we work hard,anything is _________. agree B:I don't ______with you. I think we should try to find other ways to solve the problem. A:But what could YuGong do__________moving the instead of mountains? B:There are many ways,for example, he could_______________. build a road opinions C:Well, you have different_________about the story.There are many sides to a story and many ways to understand it.
1. a little bit + adj. 有点儿... I was a little bit busy at that time yesterday. 昨天那个时候我有点忙。
2. instead of 而不是，代替
I went out for a walk instead of staying at home.
我出去散步了而不是呆在家里。 (It means I didn’t stay at home; I went out for a walk instead.)
I give him advice instead of money.
（It means I don't give him money; I give him advice instead
Role-play the conversation
1.当他们忙着搬石头时，一场交通事故发生了。 working ____ on moving the stone,a______ traffic When they were_______ accident happened. ________ 2.对愚公一家来说移山是不可能的。 to move It doesn't seem _____possible ______ for YuGong's family ___ _____a mountain. 3.Tom 昨天坐早班车去上学而不是步行去。 took the early bus to school _______ instead Yesterday,Tom ____ of walking _____ ______. 4.他的妈妈身体如此虚弱而无法去工作。 His mother was_____ ______ couldn't go to so weak ______she that work. 5.愚公说，他死后他的家人可以继续移山。 continue ____ to YuGong said that his family could ________ move died _____the mountains after he ______.
What do you learn from this lesson?
Nothing is difficult to the man who will try. 世上无难事，只要肯登攀。
1. Remember the important words, phrases and sentences we learned . 2. Choose one of the four stories in 1a to tell your classmates next class.