A: Understanding time references 1. Understand the three basic tenses in English 2. Listen carefully to recognize the tense of the verbs. It helps you decide the time right away. 3.Pay special attention to phrases such as often, every day, two years ago. simple present, simple past and simple future.
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2. We ( ) have some ice cream from the moon( ) 3. I escaped from Gork ( ). 4. ( ), I am going to take a lot of plants to Planet X. 5. I played computer games( ). 6. It is my holiday( ). I am going to Planet Z. often after dinner about two years ago Next year many years ago next week 7. I lived on a star ( ). I had a small house on it, and a nice garden out in front of the house. That was about ( ). years ago 25 years ago
P 110. Divide the whole class into 3 groups. G1:C1 G2:C2 G3:C3
Science fiction books H .G. Wells.
The Invisible Man The Time Machine The First Men in the Moon The War of the Worlds
Listen and answer the questions. 1.Did Liu Mei and Wang Gang both enjoy The War of the Worlds? 2.Which book by HG Wells is the best, according to Liu Mei? 3.What is The Time Machine about? 4.What does Liu Mei think will be more useful than a time machine? 5.What could Liu Mei use a time machine for?
Listen and answer the questions. 1.Did Liu Mei and Wang Gang both enjoy The War of the Worlds? 2.Which book by HG Wells is the best, according to Liu Mei? 3.What is The Time Machine about? 4.What does Liu Mei think will be more useful than a time machine? 5.What could Liu Mei use a time machine for? Yes, they both thought it was a great book. The Invisible Man It’s about a scientist building a time machine and traveling to the future. Discovering new medicines. He could use it to travel to the future to buy new medicines.
Listen to the conversation and fill in the missing words. The War of the Worlds _____ H.G. Wells. Have you read any of his other _______ fiction books, ______ The ______ Men in the Moon? I ______ agree with your father ______ that. My favourite is The ______ Machine. A scientist _______ a time machine and ________ to the future. He ________ lots of _____ interesting things. I’m _____ interested in discovering new ________. _____ a time machine, you can travel to the future. But first I need to study for my _________exam. by science like first can’t about Time builds travels discovers really more medicines With physics
Language focus: • 1.get away from 摆脱，逃离 • 我需要安静，我得离开这个嘈杂的地方。 • I want peace——I must get away from this noisy place. • 2.What do you think of…? • =How do you like…?你觉得…怎么样?)用来询问对方的观点或看法)
3.be interested in sth/doing sth • 我的表弟小时候对制作飞机模型感兴趣。 • My cousin was interested in making model planes when he was young.
Ex.3 Read and make the conversation shorter. (pair work) Z:W:Z:W:Z:W: Z: Hi, Wang Xin! Have you read this? Oh, the War of the Worlds. Yes, I have. I think it’s a great book. I agree! But my favourite is The Time Machine. What’s it about? A scientist builds a time machine and travels to the future. Maybe you could try to invent a time machine! No, I don’t think so. I’m more interested in discovering new medicines. I don’t agree. With a time machine, you can travel to the future and just buy new medicines. That’s true. W: Z:
Exercise • 1. Look! They are ______ a new factory. • A. Build B. builds C. building D. built • 2. John likes animals, and he is ________ in plants, too. • A. happy B. interested C. difficult D. guilty • 3. Do you think English is difficult? • _______. It’s my favourite. • A. I don’t think so. B. I think so. • C. That’s true. D. I agree.
4. Mary sits in front of Lily. You can also say Lily sits _______ Mary. • A. beside B. in C. next to D. behind • 5. I will have an exam tomorrow. • A. Thank you. B. Good luck. • C. Really? D. Well done!