每日必备： 1.How do you usually get to school?(By bike, by car, by bus or on foot) 2.No matter where you live, I am wondering how do you usually go to school? 3.What means of transport do you know
? 4.Bikes, cars, buses and so on can be used to carry people or things from one place to another place. 5.Where do you live, in a city or in the countryside?
6.Where would you like to live in the future? (under the sea, on the moon, on the other planets) 7.What kind of housing would you like to have in the future? 8. What can we use to build houses? (brick, stone, steel, glass, wood, plastic, bamboo, mud, ice,……) 9.What changes will take place in the future? What has changed from the past to the present? Great changes have taken place from the past to the present in some areas, such as houses,transport and education and so on . 10. It is difficult to predict what the future life will be like.
Reading: First Impressions
Li Qiang, a boy who was given a chance to travel to the year AD 3008 as a prize. He is now writing to his parents about his exciting and unforgettable
tour… Question: What ’s the main idea of the passage?
Go through the first two paragraphs quickly, then answer the following questions: 1. Why did Li Qiang go into the future? 2. What is a “time lag”? 3. Who guides my trip? and Why did my guide give me some tablets? 4. Who transported us to the future? 5. How did I feel when I was in the capsule? and did it take a long time to get there? Go through the third paragraph, then try to answer the following questions. 1. How did I feel as soon as I was transported to the future? 2. How did Wang Ping solve this problem? 3. When and why did he get separated from Wang ping? 4. What do you think has caused this kind of problem that Li Qiang’s head ached? Read fourth paragraph quickly, then answer the following questions: 1. What was the green wall made of ? 2. What’s the purpose of building this kind of green wall?
Read the text carefully and then fill in the blanks about the details of Li Qiang’s future tour. In ______________: ◆ The seats were ___________ and we slept after a calming drink.
◆ The capsule began swinging gently sideways as we lay relaxed and dreaming. In the hovering carriage: ◆It is driven by computer. ◆By bending and ________down in our seat, you can move swiftly. ◆I lost sight of Qang Ping when we reached what looked like a large market because of too many carriages flying by _____________ . At home: ◆It is a large bright clean room. ◆It had a _____ wall, a brown floor and soft lighting. ◆The wall moved — it was made of _____! Their leaves provided the room with much-needed ______. ◆A table and some chairs rose from _____________ as if by magic. when Wang Ping ______ a switch on a computer screen.
Now try to find out what happened to Li Qiang before, during and after the journey.
Before journey During journey (1)
Li felt _______ and ________
as a result he suffered from _______.
the Li was transported safely into the future in a ___________.
_________by the new surroundings, Li was hit by the ____ of fresh air and his head ______.
After the journey Arriving home Li was ______ (1)
large bright, clean room with a _____ wall, a _____ floor and ___ lighting.
After journey (2)
the _________, he slid into bed and ______.
A summary Li Qiang felt _________ and ________ at first, as a result he suffered from _________. Li Qiang was transported safely into the future in a ____________. Confused by the new surroundings, Li Qiang was hit by the lack of__________ and his______ ached. Wang Ping gave Li Qiang a______ to put on. Arriving home Li Qiang was shown into a large bright, clean room with a ______ wall, a ______ floor and soft lighting. __________, he slid into bed and fell ____ asleep.