Chapter 6 Memory
memory(n.) 记忆力，记性 ♥ a person’s ability to remember things short-term memory long-term memory lose one’s memory 短期记忆 长期记忆 失去某人的记忆 memorize (v.) 记忆，记住 ♥put something into one’s memory Please memorize all the new words we learn today.
Some opinions about memory We have a short-term memory and a long-term memory. When people get older, their short-term memory becomes better. Some people can have amazing memories. When people get old, they start to lose their memories. Memory is essential for life. worse
Read and complete We have a ________________ and a __________________. When people get older, their short-term memory becomes _______ ,but they can still __________ things that happened a long time ago. Memory is__________ for life. We can’t imagine what life would be like if we ________________ and we can also find some facts about people with ___________ memories in the Guinness Book of Records. short-term memory long-term memory worse remember essential lost our memory amazing
how How can you makeyour memory better? How can you improve your memory?
Listen,read and answer • What is the basic way of improving your memory? • What must we do if we want to memorize something? • What kind of picture can help us remember better? 联想法 To use the link method link information with pictures Make a picture in our mind If the picture is silly, strange and colorful, we will remember it better.
1 mile = 1609meters What is the longest English word ? smiles Let’simagine (想象) that there is a mile between the first letter and last letter.
How can you improve your memory? ★ to usethe link method （If we want to memorize something, we must make a picture in our mind. If the picture is silly ,strange and colorful, we’ll remember it better. how ？
Listen,read and answer • What’s the main idea of this paragraph ? • 2. When something dramatic happens, what can we remember? • 3. Can you give an example？ Memory is connected with our feelings. be connected with 与…有联系 we can remember where we were and what we were doing.
How can you improve your memory? ★ to use the link method （If we want to memorize something, we must make a picture in our mind. If the picture is silly ,strange and colorful, we’ll remember it better. how ★ to connect memory with our feelings. (When something dramatic happens , we usually remember it well, and we also remember where we were and what we were doing. )
Free talk ★What have you learnt about memory? ★ How can you improve your memory?
sitting-room zoo Memory Test
Homework • Memorize all the new words and expressions we learn today. • Read the text three times. • Write a short summary about memory. A short pencil is better than a long memory !
The Guinness Book of records ▲ Gong Yangling from Harbin in China has memorized more than 15,000 telephone numbers. ▲ Dominic O’Brien from Britain remembered the correct order of 1820 playing cards, after seeing them just once.
A programme on television A man called X had an accident and injured his brain .Afterwards, he couldn’t remember anything for longer than a few minutes. His wife visited him in hospital every day, but he forgot her visits after she left. He was often angry with her because he thought that she never visited him. It was very sad.