Getting Ready Unit5-main Part A Listening Part B Viewing, Listening and Speaking Part CSpeaking Workshop Part DQuiz Part E Fun Time
Work in pairs. Discuss the following questions, and then share your answers with the whole class. 1. What is DIY? Getting Ready1.1 DIY stands for “Do It Yourself”. It means that you make things on your own. It originated in west countries about 50 years ago. Originally, people did this in order to cut expenses. But now it has become a trend. Quite many books, magazines and websites are now available to teach you to DIY many things, such as making toys, knitting sweaters, decorating houses, assembling computers, etc.
2. Would you like to buy or DIY the things you need? Explain your reasons. Getting Ready2.1 a) I’d like to DIY the things I need if possible. My reasons are as follows. Firstly, it can be cheaper.Secondly, it can be customized to my needs. I can use the materials I choose and make it the way I like. Thirdly, it can stimulate my creativity.
Getting Ready2.1 b) I’d like to buy the things I need. Firstly, it can save time. Time is precious. I can study English, read novels or do other useful things during the time. Secondly, their quality is guaranteed. If there are any defects, I can change or return them. Besides, it may save natural resources. The things we buy are made by specialized workmen who are much more skilled than ordinary people. They can use less resources to make more things.
3. Have you had any DIY experiences? Share with your partners. Getting Ready3.1 Open question.
Section A ListeningSkills Part A Listening-main Section BListening Practice
Word Tips Language and Culture Tip Task One Pronunciation Read after the recording, paying attention to the pronunciation, intonation and stress of the words. SA-Task One1 Dreams By Langston Hughes Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That can never fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen only with snow.
梦想 兰斯顿·休斯 紧紧抓住梦想 梦想若是消亡 生命就像鸟儿折了翅膀 再也不能飞翔 紧紧抓住梦想 梦想若是消失 生命就象贫瘠的荒野 雪覆冰封，万物不再生长 SA-Task One2
Word Tips Word Tips fastad.紧紧地，牢固地 barrena.（土地）贫瘠的；荒芜的
SC Language and Culture Tips1 Language and Culture Tip Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902—May 22, 1967)： an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. His poetry portrayed the lives of the working-class blacks in America, lives he portrayed as full of struggle, joy, laughter, and music. 兰斯顿·休斯（1902年2月1日—1967年5月22日）： 美国诗人、社会活动家、小说家、剧作家、专栏作家。其诗歌描述美国黑人劳动人民充满艰辛、快乐、欢笑与音乐的生活。
Task Two Listen for DIY Listen to the following dialogues, and then choose the best answer for each question． SA-Task Two2
SA-Task Two3 W: Oh! I am shocked to see you are putting your PC together by yourself! M: Ah, putting a PC together is not so difficult as one might think. You just need to put power supply, mother board, CPU processor, heat sink, memory, hard drive and CD/DVD drives together. Q: What is the man doing? 1. A) He is fixing his television. B)He is repairing his computer. C)He is putting his computer together. D)He is putting his cell phone together.
M: I am excited to taste it! You made it all by yourself? What are the ingredients? W: Yes, I made it myself. I used some flour, milk, butter, sugar, eggs and baking powder. I mixed them together and put the mixture into the oven to toast it. Q: What did the woman make by herself? 2. SA-Task Two3 A) Dumplings. B) Noodles. C) Cakes. D) Fruit pies.
3. W: The pipe is leaking and there is water all over the floor. M: Don’t worry! I can manage it. Q: What will the man do next? SA-Task Two4 A) He will sweep the floor by himself. B)He will call a plumper by himself. C)He will fix the water pipe by himself. D)He will throw away the water pipe by himself.
SA-Task Two5 4. W: It’s the first time for me to get it this way! I am a little bit nervous. M: You don’t need to be nervous. Just push the relevant buttons and put your ID card on the board according to the instructions and it will come out immediately. And you should check the related information on it. It will only take you one or two minutes, and you will not miss your train. Q: What is the woman going to do?
A)She is going to the ticket office to collect her train ticket. B)She is going to fetch her ID card to buy a train ticket. C)She is going to collect her train ticket on a ticket machine. D)She is going to collect her luggage from a railway station. SA-Task Two5
W: How can I save my wet cell phone? M: Don’t try to turn it on again until it’s completely dried out. Take out the battery and the SIM card and dry them off with a paper towel. Place your phone, the SIM card, and battery in a bag of dry rice and make sure they’re covered. The next day, put the battery and SIM card back in the phone. Q: According to the man, what one should NOT do if he gets his cell phone wet? 5. SA-Task Two6
SA-Task Two6 A) To turn the cell phone on as soon as it gets wet. B)To take out the battery and SIM card as quickly as possible. C)To dry the wet cell phone with a paper towel. D)To put the SIM card and the battery into a bag full of dry rice.
Word Tips Language and Culture Tip Task One Listen to the passage Do It Yourself and fill in each blank with only one word． SB-Task One1 Do it yourself (DIY) is building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of (1) or professionals. The phrase “do it yourself” came into common usage in the 1950s in reference to home improvement projects that people might choose to complete (2) . experts _________ independently ________________
DIY, as a subculture, has begun with the punk movement of the 1970s. Instead of traditional means of reaching audiences (3) a huge investment, bands began to record and manufacture albums, (4) and book their own tours. It helped smaller bands to get wider recognition and gain status with the (5) running. In recent years, the term DIY has taken on a broader meaning that covers a wide (6) of skill sets. It associates with the arts and crafts, which offers an alternative to modern consumers who long for (7) SB-Task One2 through _________ merchandise ______________ low-cost __________ range _______ distinctive ____________
SB-Task One2 culture. The DIY movement has re-introduced often to urban and suburban dwellers. It refers to use of skills in (8) a house or an apartment, making clothes, repairing cars, computers... Now, the abbreviation DIY is also widely used in the (9) as a way to teach commanders to take responsibility, so that they’d be able to do things (10) just as a preparation for their own future. maintaining ______________ military _________ themselves _____________
Word Tips Task Two Listen to the conversation DIY Bar and choose the best answer for each question. SB-Task Two1 1. Why are the people doing embroidery here? A) They are making a film. B)They are attracting more customers. C)They are working. D)They are paying for embroidery.
SB-Task Two2 2. What is the “DIY Bar”? A) A day time bar. B)A needle work bar. C)A coffee bar. D)A ceramic bar.
SB-Task Two3 3. What was the gift the woman gave the man for his last birthday? A) Two cups, both with holes on the bottom. B)A cup with a hole on its bottom. C)Two cups, one of them has a hole on its bottom. D)A cup made by herself.
4. Which of the following is NOT true? SB-Task Two4 A) People can have a try to do embroidery if they pay some money. B)The woman invites the man to the bar during the day time. C)The woman didn’t tell the man his birthday gift was made by herself. D)The woman improved much to make ceramic cups.
SB-Task Two5 5. What can be predicted from the conversation? A) The woman and the man will go to the DIY bar. B)The woman and the man will make some ugly cups. C)The woman and the man will check out the ceramic cups. D)The woman changed her mind to go to the DIY bar.
Word Tips Task Three Listen to the passage Furniture DIY and mark the statements T (true) or F (false). SB-Task Three1 1. The instruction manual tells how to DIY furniture with both text and illustrations. 2. In the course of sanding, you start with finer-grade to heavy-grade sandpaper. 3. Before varnishing, you should wipe off any dust or sawdust. T ___ ___ F T ___
SB-Task Three2 4. You can immediately put the finish on after varnishing. 5. DIY is a good way to save some money. ___ F T ___
Word Tips Word Tips subculture n.亚文化群 merchandise v.买卖；推销 arts and crafts工艺品 abbreviation n.缩写 commander n.指挥官，司令员
SC Language and Culture Tips1 Language and Culture Tip The Punk:The punk subculture emerged in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia in the mid-1970s. It is largely characterized by a concern for individual freedom and anti-establishment views. It is centered on listening to recordings or live concerts of a loud, aggressive genre of rock music called punk rock, usually shortened to “punk”.
SC Language and Culture Tips1 Language and Culture Tip 朋克：朋克亚文化产生于20世纪70年代中期，主要出现在美国、英国和澳大利亚。其特点是强调个体自由，反对当权派的观点。主要表现形式为爱听声音较大、有强势风格的音乐或露天音乐会。
Word Tips Word Tips embroideryn.刺绣品 ceramica. 陶瓷的
W: What’s that? M: Are you Chinese or what? It’s embroidery, of course! W: Don’t get me wrong. I know what it is. I mean why are they doing this here? M: It’s a strategy to attract more customers. Isn’t it interesting? W: Very interesting and it does seem to work. This place is packed. M: What’s more, you can pay some money to have a try if you want. Wanna try? W: I’d rather save the chance for others. I don’t think I have the talent for that. SB-Script1.1
M: Is there anything you can make with your own hands? W: Sure. There is a DIY Bar on the next street. Let’s go there! M: What is the DIY thing? Bar? Do you go to the bar during the day time? W: Don’t you know the place? It’s really near. DIY means Do It Yourself. M: So, what do you do there? Surely not needle work! W: I make ceramic cups there. Do you remember the gift I gave you for your last birthday? Those two cups? SB-Script2.2
SB-Script2.2 M: Oh, sure. One of them has a small hole on its bottom. You didn’t say they were made by you. Why didn’t you tell us? W: I had planned to. But you guys said they’re too ugly. So I changed my mind. But, I’m much better now. Trust me. M: OK. Let’s just go to the DIY Bar and check it out.
Word Tips Word Tips illustration n.（作说明或装饰用的）插图 sand v. 打磨 tack cloth粘性布 sawdust n.锯屑 varnish n.清漆 finish n.末道漆 v.给……抛光
If you do like this dining set, you can DIY it based on your own preference. We will give you a detailed instruction manual. And you just have to follow the instructions. Don’t worry if you are a foreigner. The text is very clearly written and accompanied by illustrations. It is easy! First, you must sand the furniture to make the wood smooth. You start with heavy-grade sandpaper. Then, you move to finer-grade sandpaper. Try every inch of the table, the better you sand it, the better the finish will be. After sanding it, you use tack cloth to wipe off any dust or sawdust, the tiny particles of wood. You could call it wood dust. SB-Script2.1
SB-Script2.2 You must wipe it off. The wood should be very clean before you put the varnish on. Then you apply the varnish, which is like painting. In this step, you can choose any colors you like. After the varnish dries for 24 hours, you can put another coat of varnish on. Or you can put the finish on. The finish is hard and clear. It goes on top of the varnish. Well, when the finish is dry, the table is done. A lot of people here in our town finish their own furniture. It’s a good way to save some money. And a lot of people even enjoy Do It Yourself.
Word Tips Word Tips identical a.相同的；一致的 flirty a.性感的 stitch v.缝纫，缝补 subscribe v.订阅，订购
Part B Viewing -main SectionA Welcome to DIY Thursday Section B Make a Lemon Battery
You are going to watch a video clip Welcome to DIY Thursday (2' 16''), and then do the following exercises. I. Lead-in Discuss the following questions before watching the video. SA I. Lead-in1 1. Do you enjoy spending your free time on different kinds of DIYs? If so, what are your DIY works? a) Yes, I have a keen interest in different kinds of DIYs. They make my free time meaningful and colorful. I often make toys for my younger brothers and sisters. As for me, the most profitable DIYs should be the renewed clothes.
SA I. Lead-in2 b) No, I seldom do so although I’m often greatly shocked by others’ great creativity of making waste profitable. I’m clumsy. Well, I’m willing to learn from them if necessary.
SA I. Lead-in3 2. What can we benefit from DIY? First, DIY can help people to make waste profitable and thus save a lot of money. Second, DIY can do good to people’s intelligence and creativity. Third, DIY can make our spare time colorful and meaningful.
SA I. Lead-in3 3. What makes a qualified do-it-yourselfer? A qualified do-it-yourselfer should be the one who loves life, who carefully observes life, who has great enthusiasm for life, who is creative and who has strong practical ability.
Word Tips Play the video II. Watching and Listening Task One Now watch the video clip. Please get familiar with the words given below and then choose the best answer for each question. SAII. Watching and Listening1 1. In the video, the hostess tells us . A) how to make good use of old clothes B)how to turn two plain T-shirts into a T-shirt dress C)how to do-it-yourself D)all of the above
2. Which one is NOT mentioned in this video clip as the tool of DIY? SAII. Watching and Listening2 A) Scissors. B)A sewing machine. C)Tailor’s chalk. D)A measuring tool.
SAII. Watching and Listening2 3. What does the hostess use to hold the two T-shirts together before sewing them? A) Needle. B)Glue stick. C)Thread. D)Not mentioned.
SAIII. Watching and Speaking1 Task Two Now watch the video clip again and then fill in each blank with only one word. Play the video In DIY Thursday, the hostess mainly tells us how to make two plain and (1) T-shirts into a fine and flirty T-shirt dress. The first thing we should do is to (2) right under the sleeves across one of the T-shirts. Next, we should place the (3) edge of the first T-shirt inside the bottom of the second one. Then, we can use a glue stick to hold the two parts together. What follows is using the machine to (4) the two pieces together. identical __________ cut ____ rough _______ sew ____
SAIII. Watching and Speaking1 At the end of the programme, the hostess calls on us to support DIY Thursday by encouraging families and friends to (5) . subscribe __________