Unit 3 Life in the future. Reading. Step1 Lead-in Show some pictures. What did the people use as vehicle in the past?. sedan chair. What about now?. What kind of vehicle will we use in the future?. a solar energy car. What kind of houses did the people live in in the past?.
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Unit 3 Life in the future
Show some pictures.
What did the people use as vehicle in the past?
What about now?
What kind of vehicle will we use in the future?
a solar energy car
What kind of houses did the people live in in the past?
What kind of houses do the people live in now?
What kind of houses will the people live in the future?
Life in the past
Life at present
life in the future
Listen to the tape then match the main idea of each paragraph.
Paragraph 1The journey.
Paragraph 2 How I came to take a time travel
Paragraph 3 Staying in Wang Ping’s home
Paragraph 4My impressions of life one
thousand years into the future.
1.What’s the main idea of this passage?
( C )
Step2 Careful reading
Task 1 Read the passage quickly then choose the best answer .
A. Li Qiang lost sight of Wang Ping during his time travel trip.
B. Li Qiang visited a strange-looking house at the end of the time travel trip.
C. Li Qiang sended e-mail to tell his parents something about his time travel trip.
D. Li Qiang was hit by the lock of fresh air during his time travel trip.
( A )
A.The prize was to make a trip into the year AD3008.
B.The prize was a hovering carriage.
C.The prize was to visit a space station.
D.The text doesn’t mention it.
( A )
A.he was hit by a lack of fresh air
B.he caught a bad cold
C.he suffered from “time lag”
D.he was very exhausted
( D )
A.before traveling into the year AD3008
B.during the journey to the year AD3008
C.when he won the prize last year
D.after flying into the year AD3008
a.Li Qiang’s guide, Wang Ping, gave him some green tables.
b. Li Qiang lost sight of Wang Ping when they reached what looked like a large market.
c. Li Qiang was unsettled for the first few days because he was worried about the journey.
d. Li Qiang slid into bed and fell fast asleep.
e.Wang Ping showed Li Qiang into a large bright, clean room.
Read the passage carefully then finish the chart.
Li Qiang and his friend
In a time capsule
Safely into the future
Very nervous and uncertain
2. Preview the useful words and expressions of this unit.
Thank you !