Unit 18 New Zealand. Part One. Warming-up, Listening and Speaking. How much do you know about China? Full country name______________________________ Location _________________________________ Area___________________________
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Warming-up, Listening and
How much do you know about China?
Full country name______________________________
□The largest country □ the 2nd largest country □ the 3rd largest country
The People’s Republic of China
9,600,000 square kilometers
Silk , iron, oil, coal, clothing, etc.
Match the names of places in their proper position in the map of the fictional island.
Winfield / Mount Ashton /Forest/ Ashton Creek / Turnpike/ Epsom
1.Dolphin Island lies _____.
A.80km to the south of Japan B.150km to the south of Japan
C.1500km to the west of Japan D.1500km to the east of Japan
2.The capital city,Winfield, lies _____.
A.in the south B.in the southeast
C.in the southwest D.in the west
3.The best place for a holiday on the beach is _____.
A.on the northeastern coast B.on the southeastern coast
C.on the northwestern coast D.on the southwestern coast
4.Most people who live on the island are ______.
Lily is a Chinese student who now studies at Auckland
University. Listen to the interview in which she is asked
About her experiences and her life in New Zealand.
* Listen to the tape and tick which of the following
sentences is true.
1.Auckland is cheaper than London. ( )
2.Lily’s parents wanted her to go to new York. ( )
3.To be less lonely, Lily was told to make
friends with other Chinese students. ( )
4.Life in New Zealand is very boring. ( )
1. What made Lily decide to go to New Zealand?
2. Do you think Lily felt happy in the first few
months in Auckland?
3. For what reason was she advised not only to
make Chinese friends but also international
4. What does Lily mean when she talks about
5. What were Lily’s ideas and feelings about
Auckland in the beginning? Fill in the chart.
Answer to question 1
Lily decided to go to New Zealand
because it is an English-speaking
country, and life is safer,easier and
cheaper than in England or America.
Answer to question 2
No. During the first three months Lily
felt quite lonely.
Answer to question 3
Lily was advised to make friends
with international students and Kiwis,
so she would have more fun and could
practise her English more.
Answer to Question 4
When she talks about “Kiwis”, Lily
Means the people from New Zealand.
1.Auckland is very
1.Auckland is quite a
2.New Zealand is safe.
2.Life in New Zealand
3.Life in Auckland is
4.Life in Auckland is
3. Lily says that New Zealanders have a
different way of enjoying themselves in
their free time. Make a list of different
activities by filling the chart below.
1.Hiking in the mountains
1.Go to the cinema
2.Go to a bar
3.Go to a dance(discotheque)
4.Swimming in the ocean
4.Go to a shopping centre
5.Building a fire on the beach
1.There is a map ___ China on the wall.
A.for B.to C.of D.about
2. Understanding the article is _____
C.away from D.over
3. The job he did was _____ praise.
A.more than B.over
C.out of D.beyond
4.These shoes don’t ____; one is large
and the other is small.
A.agree with B.fit with
C.match with D.match
5.The coat ____ the dress in colour.
A.matches B.don’t match
C.fit D.matches with
6. Xinjiang lies ____ the west of China.
A.on B.to C.in D.by
7.____ of the village ___ two small lakes.
A.The east;lie B.East;lies
C.The east;lies D.East;lie
8.The book ____ on the table is wet.
A.lying B.lies C.lay D.lied
9.The town is about 100km ____ of the
A.to the south B.on the south
C.in south D.to northeast
10.She is my aunt ___my mother’s____.
11.There are trees on ____ of the street.
A.both side B.either side
C.either sides D.every side
12.He explained ____ us what had
happened ____ him.
A.to;to B.to;for C.for;to D.with; for
13.Can you explain ____?
A.what does this word mean
B.what the meaning of this word
C.what this word means
D.the means of this word
14.If no one answers,why not try _____
at the back door?
A.to knock B.knocking
C.to hit D.knock
15.The birds flew ___ the direction of
A.to B.for C.towards D.in
try to describe the locations of the islands and their capitals.
Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China
Hainan Island ( China)
South Island Map
Look at the textbook and listen to the tape,then
match each paragraph with the best heading.
geography natural beauty
Find the differences orally.Try to describe
the location clearly to your partner.
to the north and east
to the south and west
in the middle
in the north/south
on the left/right
Read the 1st Para and fill the right name of the place
What’s the weather like in New Zealand?
What coat do you think New Zealanders wear most according to the climate?
Natural beauty Read and underline
Read and fill in the table
The first people (the Maori) came to
Chinese sailors discovered the islands.
The Dutchman Abel Tasman named
the islands New Zealand.
Captain James Cook took possession
of the islands.
The Maori signed an agreement
with the European settlers.
New Zealand ,which lies ____ the eastern coast of Australia, is ____ up of two large islands. The weather in New Zealand is neither too cold nor too hot. It has a _____ sea climate. And it ______quite a lot. New Zealand is __________ by seas and oceans. And many of its cities lie on a bay and have a natural deep ________. The _________in New Zealand is very beautiful with green hills and mountains. The North Island is famous for its hot _________. There are many plants and animals_______ only live in New Zealand. The earliest _______ in New Zealand were the Maori ,who traveled from other islands in the Pacific. Around the year 1421, Chinese sailors ________ the islands by chance ______one of their voyages. In 1769, Captain Cook took ___________ of the islands . By 1840, the Maori ______ an agreement with the British settlers.
You are on a tour. One of you is the tour guide.
Ask your tour guide about the information you
want to know.
You can ask questions like this:
Make good use of your imagination!
Try to make your traveling great!
Where is the country/city?
What is the climate /landscape like?
What are the people like?
How about the cities/cultural relics/places of
Find more about New Zealand on the
Logging onto www.newzealand.com
made up of
1000 years ago
subtropical rain warmest
to the north
to the south