Appreciation. M-O-T-H-E-R "M" is for the million things she gave us "O" means only that she's growing old "T" is for the tears she shed to save us "H" is for her heart of purest gold "E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining "R" means right, right she'll always be.
"M" is for the million things she gave us
"O" means only that she's growing old
"T" is for the tears she shed to save us
"H" is for her heart of purest gold
"E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining
"R" means right, right she'll always be.
Warming up (20min, including oral report)
Listening and Speaking(25min)
chill out: (informal) to relax and stop feeling angry or nervous about sth.
e.g. Sit down and ~.
folks: [pl](informal) the members of your family, especially your parents.
e.g. How are your ~?
e.g. His comments were deeply ~ to a large number of single mothers.
tolerance: the willingness to accept or tolerate sb/sth.
e.g. She had no ~ for jokes of any kind.
divide: a difference between two groups of people that separates them from each other.
e.g. the North/South ~
3. Listen to a passage
and number the sentences
in Page 18.
Topic: Puppy Love
Group work: a mother, a father, a child. Parents try their best to persuade the child to give up the puppy love.
a. "Parents" should be in real parents' shoes.
b. "Children" are no longer the traditional ones. You have a right to defend yourselves.
a. According to the following pictures, describe them in English.
b. What do you think about those pictures?
independent, waste your life, powerless, talk to you, love you.
4. What can you do to help ease your parents’ fears?
Hints: seek their advice
let them meet your friends
spend time with them
respect them sincerely
Prepare a three-minute oral report on one of the following topics or any other topic related to what you have learned in this unit. You will be asked to present it in the next class.
A family story
My ideal parents