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Unit 4 Why don’ t you talk to your parents?

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  1. Unit 4 Why don’ t you talk to your parents? Section B 3a-Self Check

  2. Talking 3a A magazine interviewed some parents about after-school classes for children. Read the opinions below and make notes on your own opinions. Why should children take after-school classes? 1. “After-school classes can help kids get into a good university.”

  3. Your opinions: I agree. It’s still important to get into a good university in China. We can learn exam skills so that we can get into a good high school and later a good university.

  4. Why should children take after-school classes? 2. “I want my child to be a successful person.” Your opinions: I disagree. Many factors may influenced in one’s life. Even though one goes to a good university, he may still can’t be successful.

  5. Why should children take after-school classes? 3. “It’s good for children to start learning from a young age.” Your opinions: I agree. Many great people learn things from a very young age. If the child is gifted in some area, it’s helpful to learn it from a young age.

  6. If you’re Linda Miller. Tell us your opinion about after-school classes. I disagree. People shouldn’t push their kids so hard. Parents shouldn’t send their small kids to all kinds of classes. They shouldn’t always compare their children with other children. I believe it’s better to let the kids be kids.

  7. If you are Tyler Swift. Tell us your opinion about after-school classes. I disagree. In my opinion, all these activities can cause a lot of stress for children. Kids should have time to relax and have fun. If there’s too much pressure, it will be bad for a child’s development. I think it’s normal to want successful children, it’s even better to have happy children.

  8. 3b Write a letter to the magazine to express your opinions on after-school classes for children. Use the following expressions to help you. Try to write two paragraphs.

  9. First, say if you agree or disagree. Dear …, I don’t really agree with … because … Although some parents are right about …, I think children should …

  10. Then, explain why. In my opinion, it is important for children / parents to … I believe it is better if children / parents … so that … Perhaps children / parents should / could … If children …, they will …

  11. 写作指导 1. 本文为自己对课后辅导班的看法,故应为议论文。 2. 人称为第一人称;时态应用一般现在时。 3. 首先,应开门见山地描述课后辅导班这一 社会现象。 4. 然后,明确表明自己的看法,是支持还是 不支持。 5. 接下来再用表格中所给的句型结构,列举 自己的想法或原因。

  12. One possible version Dear Sir or Madam, __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ I don’t agree with the idea of sending kids to after-school classes. Because all these activities can cause a lot of stress for children. It’s not good for a child’s development. In my opinion, kids should have time to relax and think for themselves, too.

  13. __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ I think it’s better that parents shouldn’t compare their children with other children. It’s crazy and not fair. Perhaps parents should let their kids be kids. Although it’s normal to want successful children, it’s even more important to have happy children.

  14. 1. Fill in the blanks using until, so that or although. Self check 1. You should eat more now ______ you won’t be hungry later. 2. ________ you may not like to do chores, you should help your parents around the house. 3. You could save more money ____ you can buy a gift for your friend’s birthday. so that Although so that

  15. 4. Kids shouldn’t play computer games _____ late at night. They should rest early. 5. _________ many people like to eat junk food, they should really eat more fruit and vegetables _______ they can be healthy. until Although so that

  16. 2. For each problem, choose the advice you agree with more. Then write your own advice. 1. My best friend and I had a fight, and now she won’t speak to me.

  17. A: You should keep trying to talk to her until she talks to you. B: Why don’t you wait a few more days before talking to her? My advice: ___________________________ ___________________________ Why don’t you call him up and say you’re sorry.

  18. 2. My friend wants me to go to a party on the weekend, but I want to study for my exams next week. A: Why don’t you just go to the party? It’ll help you to relax. B: You should study for the exams because they’re more important than a party. My advice: ___________________________________ ____________________________ You should study for the exams because you can go to many parties later.

  19. 3. My brother watches television while I’m trying to study. A: Why don’t you tell him to do something quiet when you’re studying? B: You could tell him to turn down the TV. My advice: _______________________________ _______________________________ Why don’t you tell him that you are studying and he should be quiet.