How to describe a place?
What aspects should be included?
1Location（位置） 2Area(面积） 3Surroundings(周边环境） 4Transport(交通） 5population（人口） 6History（历史） 7Places of interest（名胜） 8som
ething special（特色） 9climate（气候）
? 1) lies, ? 2) stands, ? 3) is located / situated in
Danxia Mountain stands/lies/is located in the north of Guangdong Province.
? ? ? ? 1) covers, 2) take up, 3) has / with an area of, 4) the size of our city is …
eg: 我们学校占地面积21000平方米。 Our school takes up/covers an area of 21thousand square kilometers.
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 1) stands, 2) be surrounded by, 3) faces… 4）with…on its east/west/left/right 5))at the back of在……的后面 6)in front of在……的前面 7)in the north of在……的北部(内部) 8)on the south of在……的南方(接壤) 9)to the east of在……的东面(相离)
Surrounded by mountains on three sides, the small village faces a clear river on the east.
? 1) It is very convenient for sb to do ? 2) It takes sb time/money to do ? 3) The best way to experience … is ….
eg:乘车到广州要6小时。 It will take 6 hours to reach Guangzhou by bus.
? 1) has / with a population of, ? 2) the population of … is…, ? 3) … percent of the population are …
eg：清远是一个发展中的城市，有约400万人口。 Qingyuan is a developing city with a population of about four million. eg:这里百分之八十的人口是农民。 Eighty percent of the population here are farmers.
… has / with a (long )history of…
1.中国有着五千年的历史。 China has a history of over 5000 years. 2.中国是一个有着很长历史的古老国家。 China is an old country with a long history.
7.Places of interest (名胜)
1)The places around our city are rich in natural resources. 2)The city, known as…, attracts millions of visitors from all over the world. 3)The city is well-known / famous for its…/as… 4)The city is home to …
? 1.The cilmate here is … ? (warm, dry, humid, cold, sunny, stormy, rainy…)
? 2.The average temperature of Hong Kong is about 220C . The rainy season is between May and July.
9.Something special 特色
1）(The place) is famous for…../ The special character of ( the place) is …. 2)You can enjoy the sights, taste the local food, explore the lively nightlife and learn about its history and culture. 3) Wherever you go, there are plenty of activities to choose from.
汕尾市位于广东省东部，是一个有很长历 史的沿海城市。总面积5271平方千米，总 人口360万人。东临汕头，西接惠州市、深 圳、东莞市、广州市，素有“粤东桥梁” 之称。汕尾自然资源如矿产、森林、农产 品等非常丰富，气候宜人，冬不寒冷，夏 不酷热。汕尾市著名的旅游胜地如凤山祖 庙Fengshan Temple旅游景区红海湾旅游 景区等，每年都吸引大量游客。
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1）位于 be located in/ stand/ lie Shanwei is located/situated/lies in the east of Guangdong Province. 2）沿海城市 coastal city 有很长的历史 with a long history It is a coastal city with a long history.
1) Located in the east of Guangdong
province, Shanwei is a coastal city with a long history. 2)Shanwei, a coastal city in the east of Guangdong, has a long history .
总面积5271平方千米，总人口360万人。 1)面积 covers, take up, has / with an area of It takes up/ covers an area of 5271 square kilometers. 2)人口 with/has a population of It has a population of about 3600 thousand.
总面积5271平方千米，总人口360万人。 It covers a total area of 5271 square kilometers with a population of about 3600 thousand. It has a population of 3600 thousand, covering an area of 5271 square kilometers.
东临汕头，西接惠州市、深圳、东莞市、广州市 ，素有“粤东桥梁”之称。 1)东临 with…on its east 西接 with…on its west With Shantou on its east and Huizhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan and Guangzhou on its west 2) 粤东 eastern Guangdong
It is called “the bridge of eastern Guangdong ”.
With Shantou on its east and Huizhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Guangzhou on its west , Shanwei is also called the “bridge of eastern Guangdong”.
1)在…方面丰富 be rich/abundant in 2)自然资源 natural resources 3)矿产 mine 4)农产品 farm produce/ farm products 5)既不…也不… neither…nor… It is rich in natural resources, such as mine, forest, farm produce and so on, besides, the climate here is pleasant, neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter.
汕尾市著名的旅游胜地如凤山祖庙Fengshan Temple旅 游景区红海湾旅游景区等，每年都吸引大量游客。
Every year, the famous places of interest such as Fengshan Temple, Red Bay attract many tourists from different places for its beautiful scenery. There are many famous places of interest, among which is the Fengshan Temple and Red Bay, attracting lots of tourists from different places every year.
Located in the east of Guangdong province, Shanwei is a coastal city with a long history. It covers a total area of 5271 square kilometers with a population of about 240 thousand. With Shantou on its east and Huizhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Guangzhou on its west , Shanwei is also called the “bridge of eastern Guangdong”.
The climate here is pleasant, neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter and it is rich in natural resources, such as mine, forest, farm produce and so on. There are many famous places of interest, among which is the Fengshan Temple, Red Bay whose scenery is very beautiful, attracts lots of tourists from different places every year.
? 课型:写作课 ? 教学目标:通过这节的讲授,让学生掌握如 何用英语描写地点. ? 重点:讲授描写地点的常用词汇及句型. ? 难点:灵活运用所学词汇及句型写一篇短 文. ? 教学方法: 归纳演绎法
名称 历史 人口 面积 气候 位置 广州,有“花城”的美誉 2200多年，是中国古代“海上丝绸”的发祥地 1100多万 7434.4平方千米 温暖湿润 广东省中部，毗邻香港和澳门