Unit3 Travel journal
? 1.To understand the reading passage. ? 2.To develop our reading and expressing skills . ? 3.To learn about the value of traveling.
Q1. Do you like traveling?
Q2. Why do you like traveling ?
People travel for different purposes:
?enjoy the beauty of nature ?learn about the outside world ?get excitement or relax oneself ?do some research ?study wildlife or plants ?be interested in delicious food ?do business or make friends …
The Great Wall
The Yellow Mountain
The Forbidden City
Nile River (Egypt)
Journey Down The Mekong
Which countries does the Mekong River flow through?
China, 中国 Laos, 老挝 Myanmar,缅甸 Thailand, 泰国 Cambodia柬埔寨 Vietnam. 越南
Task 1:Match the paragraph and the main idea.
Para 2 Para 3
Different attitudes between them
Take a great bike trip along the Mekong River. The preparation before the trip & details about Mekong River.
Task 2:True or False 1. Dao Wei and Yu Huang belong to the Han nationality. F 2. Some of the Dai live in Western Yunnan. T
3. The Mekong River is in China and it includes the Lancang River. F
4. Although it is not easy to travel along the Mekong River, Wang Wei insisted on doing so. T 5. The Tibetan Mountain where the Mekong River begins is 5,000 meters high.F
Cooperation Task1:Answer the questions: 1.What can you see when you travel along the Mekong?
You can see the source glacier ,rapids, hills, valleys, waterfalls and plains.
2.What difficulties did Wang Kun and Wang Wei find about their journey?
The journey will begin at an altitude of more than 5,000 metres, where it is hard to breathe and very cold.
Task3: Which of the sentence in the passage is closest in meaning to the following one: She looked at me in a determined way, which showed that she would not give up her plan.
She give me a determined look-the kind that said that she would not change her mind.
Translate the sentences into Chinese: 1.Although she didn’t know the best way of getting to places, she insisted that she organize the trip properly.
2.It becomes rapids as it passes through deep valleys, travelling across western Yunnan Province. 当穿过深谷时，它变成了急流，一路穿过云南省西部 而去。
Consolidation Wang Kun and Wang Wei have _________ dreamed about taking a great bike trip. when they graduated __________ from college. They _______ to _____ decided cycle cousins along the Mekong River with their ________. stubborn Wang Wei is very _________. Once she is determined __________ to do something she will never change _______ her mind. Although it is difficult to travel along the Mekong River by bike, she ________ that they find the ________ of the insisted source river and begin their journey there.
Have you heard about the two senior backpackers, Zhang Guangzhu and Wang Zhongjin?
The couple started in 2008. They know little English but backpacked through 40 countries in four years.
Have you ever been to some places?
What is the most exciting place you have ever been to? Try to describe the place for us.
1.Work in pairs and try to use the following expressions to talk about a trip.
2.Act out your dialogue.
? What do you think of the city? ? How do you find the city? ? Are there any places of historic interest to see in this city? ? What is the city famous for? ? Would you please tell me something about the historic art of the city? ? I’d like to look around the city. ? How I wish I could go there someday!
1.Page20, exercise 1,2,3. 2.Write down your exciting travel journal to email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org