Learning aims (学习目标)
? Learn how to make a simple dialogue about travel. ? Get the main idea and detail information of the reading pa
Do you know the following places, have you ever traveled there?
Tian Ya Hai Jiao
The Forbidden City
If you are going to travel, what kind of transportation will you use?
What kind of transportation will you use?
Discuss in pairs(1 min)
Imagine that you plan to spend a holiday. Choose a place you want to visit and decide how to get there. For example:
A: If you can spend a holiday, where are you going to visit? B: I’m going to visit … A: How are you going there? B: By bike/car/bus/train/plane.
Journey Down the Mekong
Which countries does the Mekong River flow through? China Myanmar Laos Thailand Cambodia Vietnam
South China Sea
自主探究 Para I
Skim the passage and match the main idea with each paragraph. (2 min)
The preparation before the trip and some information about Mekong river
Decide to take a great bike trip along the Mekong river
Wang Wei is very stubborn sometimes
Can you get the main idea of this passage?
A. Their dream and the journey down the Mekong. B. The dream of Wang Kun and Wang Wei and their preparation for the bike trip. C. Wang Wei can be really stubborn. D. Wang Kun and Wang Wei went to the library to find out some information about the Mekong.
Read paragraph 1 (2 min) and finish the timeline.
Paragraph 1: Dream
Since middle school… Two years ago…
My sister Wang Wei and I have dreamed about taking a great bike trip __________________. She persuaded me to buy a mountain bike ___________________.
After graduating from college…
our cousins She visited ________________. got the chance We finally __________________. our schedule for the trip She is planning _______________.
Read paragraph 2 (2 min) and tell the statement True or False.
Wang Wei can be really stubborn sometimes.
Wang Wei cares about details so she looked at the map carefully before.
Wang Wei was excited about the journey and thought it would be an interesting experience. Wang Wei changed her mind in the end.
Read paragraph 3 and finish the following tasks in groups of 4 (3 min)
Task 1 Fill in the chart Where the river begins/enters At first At last Task 2 Qinghai Province South China Sea What the river is The speed(速度） like of the river small, clear and cold wide, brown and warm move quickly slow
Answer the question
What can you see when you travel along the Mekong?
What can you see when you travel along the Mekong? We can see glacier, rapids, valleys, waterfalls, plains and river delta. rapids glacier waterfall plain valleys delta
? Read the passage loudly after class. ? Finish Task 4 on Page 32 in the excercise book.