How can we deal with our problems ?
1. Can you think of any problems you have had recently? 2. How did you deal with these problems?
fight with others have no time to
get bad grades have disagreements with parents Life is boring be angry with others
too much home work
How did you deal with them?
Unit 1 Reading
Write out the example given for the context used in the reading. duty(n) smart(adj)
A soldier must do his duty.
It is smart of you to bring a map.
We can solve a problem by ourselves I regard your advice as the first. We’ve no coffee. Would you like tea instead?
It’s not a problem – it’s a challenge. Enjoy facing it. Who is this?
It is Stephen Hawking – a great scientist.
What’s wrong with him? He can’t walk or even speak. Oh! It is a big problem to him.
Read the article quickly and answer the questions:
1.How many ways to deal with our problems?
2.What are the ways?
We can deal with our problems … ?by learning to forget. ?by regarding problems as challenges. ?by thinking of something worse.
Read the paragraph1 answer the question.
?Why should we deal with problems?
easily become unhappy They can make us _____________________. what we do at school They can affect _______________________.
They can also influence the way we behave with our families ______________________________________________.
Read the paragraph2, answer the question.
By learning to forget:
①Why have we probably been angry with or friends, parents or teachers?
②Why may friendships be lost?
③ What happens to children when they have disagreements?
①Why have we probably been angry with or friends, parents or teachers? Because they may said something you didn’t like, or you felt they were unfair. ②Why may friendships be lost?
Beacause people can stay angry for years about a small problem. ③What happens to children when they have disagreements? They decide not to talk to each other. But this usually does not last for long.
Read the paragraph3,answer the question. ① Give me an example about by learning to forget: We have seen young children playing together. Sometimes they have disagreements and decide not to talk to each other. However this ususlly does not last for long. ②An important lesson:
We can solve a problem by learning to forget.
Read the paragraph4,answer the question. By regarding problems as challenges
①What do many students often complain about school? And how to solve the problem?
② What is young adults’ duty?
①Many students often complain about: a) feel they have too much work to do sometimes.
the rules are too strict
How to solve: We must change these problems into challenges. ②What is young adults’ duty?
It is our duty to try our best to deal with each challenge in our education with the help of our teacher.
Read the paragraph5,answer the question. By thinking of something worse
1.How will you find your problems are not so terrible? 2. How does Stephen Hawking deal with his problems?
①How will you find your problems are not so terrible? By comparing yourself to other people you will find your problem are not so terrible. ②How does Stephen Hawking deal with his problems? let’s not worry about our problem let’s face the challenges instead.
b 1.____have too much homework a 2.____You feel the teachers are unfair a 3.____be angry with friends, parents or teachers b 4.____the school rulers are too strict
5.____meet a very big problem
a. By learning to forget
b. By regarding problems as challenges
c. By thinking of something worse
3c Scan the reading and check the ways of dealing with problems that are mentioned.
by talking to people about them通过和人们交谈 by trying to forget about them通过试图忘记他们 ? by thinking your problem is not big认为你的问题不 大 ? by seeing a psychologist通过看心理医生 by breaking off a friendship通过中断友谊 by thinking of a problem in a positive way. ? 通过以积极的态度看待问题
Find out the following phrases.
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 处理 学会忘记 保持生气好几年 决定（不）做某事 持续 把…视为… 把…转化为… 把…比作… 竭尽某人的全力去做 某事 ? 在某人的帮助下 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? deal with learn to forget stay angry for years decide（not） to do sth. last for regard … as … change … into … compare… to… try one’s best to do sth. with the help of sb
1.How do we deal with our problems?
“处理，解决”，相当于do with，其主语通常是人或物。 deal with 通常与How 连用，而do with 通常与What连用。
eg.How do we deal with our problems? = What do we do with our problems?
2. It’s our duty to try our best to deal with each challenge in our education with the help of our teachers. ? A. It’s +one’s duty +to do sth
It’s our duty to keep the classroom clean. _______________________________. ? B. try one’s best to do sth
You should try your best to learn English well. _____________________________ ? C. with the help of sb = with one’s help
I made great progress in English with the help of ______________________________ my English teacher. = I made…… …… with my English teacher’s help.
They are changing desert into farmland.
4.compare… to… 有“把……比作”的意思。 compare ... with …是“把……和……比较”的意思 eg 我们把他比作小老虎。 We compare him to a little tiger. 我们要把现在和过去比较一下。 We must compare the present with the past.
Challenge your memory Worrying about how we do 1.__ __ our problems can affect __ __ __at school. 对问题的担心会影响到我们在学校的生活. went be ＿. 2.Time＿ ＿ by , and good friendship may ＿ lost ＿ 时光飞逝,珍贵的友谊也将失去. by learning solve 3.We can______ a problem ＿ ＿ ＿ ＿. to forget 我们可以通过遗忘来解决问题. disgreements 4.Sometimes they have __. ＿
, 有时他们意见不统一. Education an 5._________ is ___important part of our _______ development 受教育是我们自身发展中很重要的一部分.
6.＿young adults, It’s ＿our duty _____to ____________to As try our best deal with each challenge in our education ＿ ＿ ＿ ＿ ＿of our teachers. with the help 作为年轻人,我们的责任是在老师的帮助下,尽我们的 全力去解决受教育过程中遇到的每一个挑战. By comparing to 7.＿ __________ your ＿ other people,you will find your problem are not so terrible. 通过把你和其他人比较一下,你将会发现你的问题并 不是很糟糕. Let’s 8._____ face thechallenges instead ＿ ＿. 反过来让我们来面对挑战吧.