人教选修6 Unit 1 Art Extensive reading and writing
Unit 1 Extensive reading and writing
Revision Read aloud your writing in class.
Do you want to make our school more beautiful? Then what will you do?
Pre-reading If you were the school principal and you received a letter from a group of students who would like to make their school more beautiful. Guess what we are going to read in the passage.
Fast reading 1.Why do they become worried? 2.what do they hope the headmaster to do for their project? Lately their class has become worried about the environment at the back of the school and they would like to do something to make their school more attractive. They hope their headmaster will give them permission for their valuable plan and help them donate500 dollars.
Detailed reading Read the passage more carefully and finish the outline below. Letter from:_____________________ Asking for______________________ ______________________ Reason:________________________ ________________________ Jo Ryan, Class president the permission and a donation of $500 To make the back of the school more attractive.
Their plan: Work will be done by: 1.Make a nature garden that has trees, paths and a pond. 2.Paint the back wall of the school. 3.Paint the rubbish bins Parents and students
Listen to the tape and underline the key and difficult sentences .
key sentences 1.I am writing to ask the council for permission to do this work and to ask if the school council would donate $500 towards our project. permission n.许可;允许;同意 知识拓展 ask sb. for permission 请求某人的许可 give sb. permission to do sth.允许某人做某事 with one’s permission 如果某人许可的话
2. We would like to turn the empty land at the back of the school into a nature garden． would like后可接名词、不定式作宾语，但习惯上不接动名词形式。例如： I’d like an apple. Would you like to stay here? would like后也可接不定式作复合宾语，即构成“would like sb. to do sth.”句型，意为“想要某人做某事”。例如： I’d like you to meet my parents, too. Would you like me to help you?
3．When we have finished the work, we hope the council will join us in a celebration morning tea so that the whole school can thank you． so that …以致；目的是…… （1）so that可引导结果状语从句，从句前可用逗号与主句隔开。如： The bus broke down, so that we had to walk. 公共汽车抛锚了，因此我们必须步行。 （2）so that可引导目的从句，常与may, can, will连用；从句在后，从句前无逗号，意为“以便，为的是”。 如： I hired a boat so that I could go fishing. 我租了一条船，为的是可以去钓鱼。
Discussion 1.What should you do in order to improve the environment of our school ? 2.Speak out some proposals to make our school more attractive.
Writing Write a letter to the headmaster of the school , giving your opinions and suggestions to make the school more attractive.
Useful words and expressions As far as I know , What’s more ; moreover; Not only…but also… In addition; Besides; For one thing , for another …; on one hand , On the other hand Therefore , as a result , thus
Homework 1.Master the key sentences. 2. Finish your letter to the headmaster of the school , giving your opinions and suggestions to make the school more attractive.