What should we take into account before we decide to travel abroad? Money Make plans ID card
Transportation Travel abroad
Local conditions and customs Accomm
Apply for a visa Weather
If you are offered a chance to study abroad for a year, where would you like to go?
耶鲁大学 Yale University 总统的摇篮
Princeton University 普林斯顿大学
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麻省理工学院 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 科技宠儿的摇篮
剑桥大学 University of Cambridge
牛津大学 University of Oxford
The University of Sydney
What are the advantages and disadvantages of studying abroad?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of studying in a foreign country? A: advantages 1. We could learn standard English. 2.We can communicate with the local people 3.We could know the manners and customs of the country better. 4.It will help us to be independent.
Disadvantages: a: At first it is difficult to communicate with others;
b: cost a lot of money;
c: it may be tiring to live in a new country; d: if a child studies alone in a new country, he/she must look after himself/herself.
Keep it up, Xie Lei Chinese student fitting in well
I. Listen to the tape carefully and answer the two questions. 1. Which country does Xie Lie study in? How long has she been there? She studies in England. She’s been there
for six months. 2. Which two types of people have helped Xie Lei most since she came to England?
The host family and her teachers.
C Para.1____ A Para.2____
match the main idea to each paragraph. F Para.4____ B Para.3____
E G Para.6_______ Para.7_______ D Para.5_______
A. The general introduction to Xie Lei and her study B. The advantages of living with a host family. C. Xie Lei, a Chinese girl, is studying in a foreign country--London. D. Xie Lei is getting used to the Western University’s way of
learning. E.. The newspaper will follow Xie Lei’s progress in later editions. F. The difficulties Xie Lei met while living in London. G. Xie Lei feels much more at home in England now and is living an active life.
1 It was the first time that Xie Lei had left her home country.
2 She has come to the England University to complete a literature qualification. business 3 Most foreign students must complete the preparation course before entering a course.
4 Xie Lei lives in student apartments with her students. with a host family.
5 Now ,Xie Lei doesn’t feel much more at home in England.
of doing a preparation course way of life 1. to get used to a new ____________. get used to 2. to learn how to __________ Western academic requirements of living with a host family
life 1. to learn more abouteveryday _____________ customs 2. to ask my host and ________. for help family___ ____ of having a tutor
1. to explain about why you cannot _____what other people had said withou write _______________them. 2. toencourage ________ acknowledging you to express your own ideas.
at the university different texts and 1.learning to read ________ analyze ________what you had read. giving 2. ______one ’s own opinions and why explained _____.
of a new way of life balance between 1. finding a __________ study and a ________________. social life friends 2. making new __________.
Read the text carefully and choose the best answer. 1). According to the first paragraph, which of the following is TRUE about Xie Lei? A. She went to London first by plane and then by bus. B. This was not her first time to be abroad. C. She was not willing to go to London. D. D She had been in London for half a year.
2). Why did Xie Lei’s tutor seem dissatisfied with her first essay? A. A Because she didn’t give her own opinions at all. B. Because there were too many mistakes in it. C. Because what she wrote made no sense. D. Because her opinions were different from her tutor’s.
3.) Why does Xie Lei have such a decision that she would like to board with while studying in England? A. She feels lonely while staying in a foreign country. B. She is afraid to get used to a new life in a new country. C. She can make good preparations for her courses. D. She can have opportunities to learn more about life and customs in a new country.
4.) How does Xie Lei try to get used to the new life in England? A. She tries to avoid rising a feeling of homesick.
B. She tries to join in a few university clubs to share more social activities and meet some people she had much in common with C. She tries to put her heart into her preparation course. D. She tries to protect herself from the strange environment and does nothing to make herself familiar with the culture.
can face difficulties bravely
What kind of person Xie Lei is?
determined adaptable diligent
Summarize the main idea of the whole text.
It mainly talks about the Chinese student Xie Lei’suniversity __________ study and life ______, especially about ______ ____ some _______ she gets as well as benefits difficulties some _______ she faces while studying in London. (30words)