The Sixth Per iod: Using Language
Teaching Goals: 1. To continue the story and give students the opportunity to act out the play or act an interview. 2. To improve students’ abilities of
listening and writing. Teaching Procedures: Step 1. Reading 1. Pre-reading Ask Ss to try to get the meanings of the new words and let them read Act One loud to recall what happened before Scene 4.
Henry Adams, an American businessman, had some very bad luck. He was lost in London. He had no money and did not know what he should do. When he was walking down the street, he was invited into a house. Two brothers asked him a lot of questions and promised to help him. They gave him a letter, which Henry couldn’t open it until two o’clock. In fact, they mad e a bet on him. Now, after leaving their house, Henry steps into a restaurant. 2. Reading (1) Ask Ss to form several groups six, five of whom will take parts in the play. The sixth person will direct the acting. Let Ss read the play and pay attention to their language, making the language sound authentic. (2) Let Ss answer the following questions. ① What does Henry get from the letter? ② Is the bank-note a fake? Why? ③ What are the differences between the attitudes of the owner? ④ Why do you think the owner trust Henry a t last?
① He gets a million pond bank-note. ② No. Because, two notes in this amount have been issued by the Bank of England this year. ③ When the owner sees Henry’s appearance, he looks down upon him. Then Henry takes out the bank-note to pay his mea l. The owner is shocked by it. And he
changes his attitude towards Henry. ④ The owner is so sophistica ted (世故的) that he just pretends to be 3. Language point (1) order ① n 叫/要的菜 May I take you order now? 您的菜点好了吗？ ② n 顺序，次序
The books are arranged in order of size. 书籍按尺寸码放。 ③ n 命令 Soldiers must obey orders. 军人必须服从命令。 We did it on his order. 我们奉他之命做了那件事。 ④ v 命令 The officer ordered his soldiers to march. 长官命令他的士 兵前进。 ⑤ v 预订，订购 I have ordered a new computer from the shop. 我从商店里订购了一台新电脑。 I’ve ordered a steak. 我点了一份牛排。 (2). take a chance 碰运气 As for whether he will win the game or not, we must take a chance. 对于他能否取 胜，我们只能碰运气。 (3) manner n ① 方法；方式 Why are you talking in such a strange mann er? 你为什么用这种奇怪的方式谈话？ ② 态度；举止 He talked to her in a very rude manner. 他很粗鲁地和她说话。 ③ 礼貌，礼节；风俗，习俗 It's bad manners to talk with a mouth full. 嘴里有食物时说话不礼貌。 You should have good manners all the time. 你应该时时刻刻都讲礼貌。 These are the manners and customs of the Chinese. 这些是中国人的风俗习惯。 (4) genuine adj 真正的； 真实的；名副其实的
We cannot make sure it is a genuine painting. 我们不能确认它是一幅真画。 ● 辨析： ◆ genuine 指物品的来历或性质同所说的是一致的。如:
a genuine antique 一件真古董。 genuine knowledge 真知；真正的知识 ◆ real adj 真实的； 真正的；指从外表看来不是虚假或伪造的 That is a real dog, not a toy. 那是一条真狗，而不是一个玩具。 ◆ true adj 意为“真实的；确实的；确切的” 指符合实际情况。 It is true that he has won the prize. 他确实赢得了奖品。 Is it true that he is rich? 他很富有，是真的吗？ (5) in rags 穿着破 旧衣服；穿得破破烂烂的(状态) The old man is in rags. 那个老人穿得破破烂烂的。 (6) indeed adv ① 的确是；实在是；当然 — Did you hear the explosion last night? 你昨晚听见爆炸声了吗？ — Indeed I did. 我确实听到了。 ② (表示惊奇、反语等)真是的；的确 — I earn $1000 a day. 我一天赚一千美元。 — — Indeed? 真的吗? (7) f rom the bottom of one’s heart 衷心地，真诚地；发自内心地 It was a request from the bottom of my heart. 这是我发自内心的请求。 ● 拓展： break one’s heart 让某人伤心 learn sth by heart 记住 heart and soul 全心全意地 lose heart 失去信心 lose one’s heart to sb = fall in love with sb 爱上某人