M7 U4 Reading. 徐州三中 马聿新. Brainstorming:. What caused it?. What can we do to solve the problem?. The London Underground. Divide the text into 4 parts according to the main idea of each part and discuss in groups. Para 1. Para 2-4. Para 5. Para 6-7. 1. Role-play
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What caused it?
What can we do to solve the problem?
Divide the text into 4 parts according to the main idea
of each part and discuss in groups.
Assuming that you are a guide, give a brief introduction to the London Underground.
G: Welcome to the London Underground, or ____ it is usually known, the Tube. It has the _________ (声誉)of being the oldest and most _______ underground system in the world.
2. Work in pairs:
Make up a dialogue between the guide and the visitor about the reasons for building the underground system.
V: Why did they build __________ and most __________ underground system in the world?
G: Most trains into London only went to the______________. Because building railway tracks into the city _________________ many old building.
G: They were used to _____________________________________, causing ________________________.
outer city limits
would have damaged
V: Why didn’t they use other vehicles such as___________________
trams, cabs and carriages
convey people to and around the city centre
unbelievable traffic jams
3. Read quickly and find thehistoryof the London Underground according to the time order.
The British government approved
the construction of an underground railway.
The first/initial tunnels were opened.
The first electric underground railway was opened.
The London passenger Transport Board was created.
Many new stations were constructed.
4.Describe the picture
The initial/first tunnels were opened
Passengers were transported in carriages without windows, which were pulled through the narrow tunnels by steam engines.
Because of the smoke from the steam engines, early underground
lines needed large holes leading to the surface at regular intervals,
so that people could get fresh air and would not choke.
5.Which of the following is NOT the unusual use of the underground system during the Second World War?
A. Bomb shelter.
B. An anti-aircraft centre.
C. A hospital.
D. Meeting rooms for the
6. Fill in the blanks
Afterthe Second World War , more people traveled on the underground, so the system was ________ and more lines were _______. The last line added was the Jubilee Line in 1977, ______________ the twenty-fifth anniversary of Elisabeth II becoming the queen.
The network of the underground
system includes _____ lines
and now goes _______Miles
out of central London.
in honour of
Learn and use
Find the sentences you like in the text and
make your own sentences according to them.
e.g. Welcome to the London Underground.
It has the distinction of being the oldest and
most complex underground system in the world.
Welcome to NO.3 Middle School.
It has the distinction of being one of the best
schools in Xuzhou.
Finish D & E on P52-53.
Thank you !