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Unit 1 Festivals around the world
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  • English Song
  • English Class
  • Language Data Bank

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Period 12 Warming up and Reading I
Period 3 Learning about language
Period 4 Reading II
Period 5 Listening
Period 6 Speaking Writing (SBWB)
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Period 12 Warming up and Reading I
Unit 1 Festivals around the world
Period 12 ???9-42?
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What kinds of festivals in China do you know
about?
Warming up-I(5m)
Brainstorming
The Double Seventh Festival
The Spring Festival
The Double Ninth Festival
The Lantern Festival
festivals
Tomb Sweeping Day
The Middle Autumn Festival
The Dragon Boat Festival
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What Chinese public holidays do you know ?
National Day
Childrens Day
International Labour Day
New Years Day
Holidays
The Youth Day
International Womens Day
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What festivals of foreign countries do you know?
Thanksgiving Day
Easter
Christmas
festivals
Carnival
Fathers Day
Mothers Day
Halloween
Fools Day
Valentines Day
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Warming up-II(3m)
Choose one of the festivals, and think about
(1)When the festival comes

(2)What people should do or should not do
(3)Why the festival is liked by people
Food
Date
Work
Fruit
Jiaozi
Visit
FESTIVALS
Memory
Dress up
Fun
Singing
Watching TV
Dancing
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Pre- reading(3m)
Oral Practice
What is your favourite festival? Why? Which part
of it do you like best---- the music, the things
to see, the visits or the food? Tips My
favourite is I like best. I
prefer . I enjoy/like.
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Spring Festival
The most important holiday in China is Spring
Festival. To the ordinary Chinese, the festival
actually begins on the eve of the lunar New
Year's Day and ends on the fifth day of the first
month of the lunar calendar.
Spring Festival couplets
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Reading
Festivals and celebrations
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Reading-I (5m)
Fast reading
  • 1. How many parts is the passage divided into?

Six parts.
2. Which festivals are mentioned in the passage?
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Festivals Countries












Obon
Japan
Day of the Dead
Mexico
Halloween
Dragon Boat Festival
China
Columbus Day
USA
Mahatma Gandhi Day
India
Thanksgiving festivals
Mid-autumn Festival
China/Japan
Spring Festival
China
Carnival
Easter
Cherry Blossom Festival
Japan
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Reading-II (10m)
Read the passage again and then fill in the
following form
Festivals Purpose How to celebrate
Ancient Festivals
Festivals of the Dead -- Obon -- The Day of the day in Mexico -- Halloween
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Festivals Purpose How to celebrate
Festivals to Honour People --the Dragon Boat Festival -- the Columbus Day
Harvest Festivals -- Harvest and Thanksgiving festivals
Spring Festivals
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Festivals Purpose How to celebrate
Ancient Festivals
Festivals of the Dead
To celebrate the the end of the cold weather,
planting in spring and harvest in autumn.
Lit fires and made music.
Light lamps,play music,eat food in the shape of
skulls and cakes with bones, go to their
neighbors to ask for sweets, dress up
To honor the dead or satisfy and please the
ancestors.
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Festivals Purpose How to celebrate
Festivals to Honour People
Harvest Festivals
Spring Festivals
For their great contributions to the society or
the country.
Dragon boat racing, eat zongzi.
Decorate churches and town halls, have big meals,
admire the moon,eat moon cakes.
Food is gathered for the winter. A season of
agricultural work is over.
Eat delicious food, give children lucky money,
have carnivals.
To celebrate the end of winter and the coming of
spring.
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Reading-III (8m)
Retell the text by filling the following blanks
celebrations
There are all kinds of festivals and __________
around the world, which are held for different
reasons. The _______ _________ were mainly held
at three times a year--- the end of the cold
winter, planting in spring and harvest in
autumn.Some festivals are held to _____ the dead
or satisfy and ______ the _________ in case they
might _____ _______, while other festivals are
held to honor famous people or the gods, such as
_________ _______ ______ and Columbus Day.
festivals
ancient
honor
ancestors
please
do
harm
Dragon
Boat Festival
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Harvest and Thanksgiving festivals are happy
events because the food is _________ for the
winter and because a season of ___________work is
over,to which Mid autumn festival belongs.And the
most energetic and important festivals are the
ones that look forward to the end of winter and
to the ______ of spring, such as the ______ New
Year, at which people have a very good time.
gathered
agricultural
lunar
coming
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After reading(6m)
Further Contact
Do you know the names of the following
festivals? Which countries do they come from ?
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Valentine's Day
Valentines Day is named for__________, an early
Christian churchman who reportedly helped young
lovers. More than 2000 years ago, the ancient
Romans celebrated a holiday for ________. As part
of the celebration,
Saint Valentine
lovers
girls wrote their names on pieces of paper and
put them in a large container(??). Boys picked
one out .The girl whose name was written on the
paper became his lover .
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Halloween
Halloween is from_______, which is celebrated
on____________. People would dance at the fancy
ball and wear ____________________________ in
order to __________away spirits looking for
bodies to possess.
America
October 31
ghost costumes( clothes), false faces and
witches' hats,
frighten
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Costume Ball
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halloween costumes
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Carved Pumpkin Lantern
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Halloween Parade(??)
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Apple Bobbing
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Trick-or-Treat
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Easter, the principal festival of the Christian
church year, celebrates the Resurrection(??) of
_____________on the ______day after his
Crucifixion(??????). For Christians, Easter is a
day of religious services and the gathering of
family.
Jesus Christ
third
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Easter on a ______between March 22 and April 25 /
Sunday
The first Sunday after the full moon following a
spring equinox(??)
Easter bunnies (rabbits) ???? Egg hunts (????)
White lily -- purity(??)
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Speckled eggs
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Foreign Festivals
???? ??
??? Valentines Day 2?14?
??? Easter 3?21??????????????
????? Good Friday ????????
??? April Fools Day 4 ?1?
??? Mothers Day 5????????
??? Fathers Day 6????????
??? Labor Day 5 ?1?
??? Halloween 10?31?
??? Thanksgiving Day 11???????4
?? Ramadan ??????9??
??? Christmas Day 12?25?
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Language points for reading I
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Assignment
Collect as much information about festivals as
possible. Think about the questions in Part 2
pre-reading and then preview the next part
about reading to get the main idea.
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Take a break
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Period 3 Learning about language
Unit 1 Festivals around the world
Period 12 ???43-69?
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Checking answer I (2m)Answer keys for Ex.1 on
Page 4
Alternative expressions Words and expressions from the text
A lot
Something that causes hurt or pain
Make someone happy
Feel excited about something that is going to happen
Have a good time with
Usual way of doing something
Connected with farming
Old relatives who have died
plenty
harm
satisfy
look forward to
have fun with
custom
agricultural
ancestors
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Checking answer II (2m) Answer keys for Ex.2 on
Page 4
We think it has always been the _____ for people
to have festivals. They are a time to enjoy each
others company and _____________ our friends. We
think that long ago people _______________ the
celebrations. Our _________ would sit round a
fire and cook _________ of meat to eat. Then they
would be ________ with their festival.
custom
have fun with
looked forward to
ancestors
plenty
satisfied
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Checking answer III ( 2m ) Answer keys for Ex.3
on Page 4
  • look forward to
  • 2. in memory of
  • 3. day and night
  • 4. poet
  • 5. daily

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Checking answer III ( 2m ) Answer keys for Ex.5
on Page 4
  • given------
  • as if ------
  • be able to choose for ourselves-----
  • 4. country------
  • 5. game------
  • 6. collected------

awarded
as though
be independent
nation
trick
gathered
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Grammar ( 32ms )
modal verb
????(?)
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??????????,??????????,??????,???????????. ???????
can/could, may/might, ought to,
must ??????? need, dare/dared ????????
shall/should, will/would ???????? have to, used
to
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Must , can/could, may/might ???
must
1.Must ?????, ????????
???????????
There must be something wrong with the computer.
????????, ?????
You have worked hard all day. You must be tired.
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2.Must be doing/do ??????????????
?????????
He must be reading novels now.
????????? ???????
They have bought a new car. They must have a lot
of money.
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3.Must have done ?????????????????
??????, ??????????
They are playing basketball, they must have
finished their homework.
???????????????
The road is wet. It must have rained last night.
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can/could
1. can /could ?????,?????????????
Its so late. Can Tom be reading?
????,????????
?????????, ?????
It cant be Mary. She has fallen ill.
????????
She couldnt be telling lies.
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2. can/could have done ???????????????
????????, ??????????
I saw him just now so he couldnt have gone
abroad.
?????, ?????????
The door was locked.
She couldnt have been at home.
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3. can/could have done ???,????????????,????????
???????,
??????????
You could have had a better mark.
may/might
1.May/might?????,???????,???????????????????
????????????
They may come here tomorrow.
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???????????
They may be still waiting for us.
2.might ???????????????????
?????????
He might be doing his homework now.
???????????
I asked him if I might leave.
I asked him May I leave now?
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3.might/may have done,?????????????????,
?????????
He may have gone to the clinic.
?????????????????
He might have read about the news in the
newspaper.
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will/would
Will /Would you do? ??? ???,??,?? would??????????
????? ??,?? used to?????(?????????)
???? used to ???????? would??? eg. He
used to be a quiet boy. ( ) He would be a quiet
boy. ( )
v

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????
  • 1. ---- Will you go skating with me this winter
    vacation?
  • ---- It ___ . ( 2002??)
  • all depended B. all depends
  • C. is all depended D. is all depending

B
????B?It all depends ????????????
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2. I failed in the final examination last term
and only then _____ the importance of studies. (
2004?? ) A. I realized B. I had
realized C. had I realized D. did I realize
D
  • ?????D. ???only ???,???????????????????????

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3. ---- I would never come to this restaurant
again. The food is terrible! ---- _______ . (
2004?? ) A. Nor am I B. Neither would
I C. Same with me D. So do I
B
  • ??B?????????would, ?neither????????,??????????

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Practice 1
When you are very sure of something, you use must
in positive sentences and cannot or cant in
negative sentences.
e.g. You must be Jeanne. Im Mathilde Loisel. We
used to know each other very well.
It cant be true! I dont believe it.
When you are quite sure about something, you use
can.
e.g. Attending a ball can be exciting.
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When you think that something is possible, but
you are not very sure, you use could, may or
might.
e.g.You could borrow some jewellery from your
friend Jeanne, who is married to a rich man.
You may not know that the necklace I returned is
not the one that I had borrowed.
Dont you have a friend who might lend you some
jewellery?
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Practice 2?????????????.
1. You must be Mr Smith----I was told to expect
you here. 2. He must have known what we
wanted. 3. We may have read the same report. 4.
He cant have slept through all that noise. 5.
Theres someone outside----who can it be? 6. What
can they be doing? 7. These pills might help to
cure your disease. 8. You could be right, I
suppose.
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?????????????.
??? ??? ???
????
????? ????? ????? ?????
V. V. have
done ??must be be doing
must
V. V. have
done be doing
???not?????
may, might
V. V. have
done be doing
cant, couldnt
V. V. have
done be doing
can, could
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1. I don't know where she is, she _______ be in
Wuhan. 2. At this moment, our teacher
________________ our exam papers.
??,???????????? 3. The road is wet. It
________________ last night.
(rain) 4. Your mother
______________________ for you. ???????????
may
must be marking
must have rained
must have been looking
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5. Philip ________________________ seriously in
the car accident. ?????????????. 6. ---Linda
has gone to work, but her bicycle is still
here. ---She _____________________ (go) by
bus. 7. Mike ________________ his car, for he
came to work by bus this morning.
????????????,??????? ?????????
may (might) have been hurt
may (might) have gone
cant have found
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Assignment
1.Practise of WB P42 Ex. 1, Ex 2 and
Ex.3 2.Please find out 10 sentences with modal
verbs, and try to get their meanings.
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Take a break
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Period 4 Reading II
Unit 1 Festivals around the world
Period 12 ???70-84?
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A sad story
Zhi Nu
Niu Lang
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Read the passage, then discuss the following
statements in pairs and decide whether they are
true or false.(6m)
  1. The girl Li Fang loved and waited for didnt turn
    up.( )
  2. Because her most lovely daughter got married to a
    human secretly, the Goddess got very angry.(
    )
  3. Zhinu was made to return to Heaven without her
    husband. They were allowed to meet once a year on
    the seventh day of the tenth lunar month.( )
  4. Hu Jin had been waiting for Li Fang for a long
    time with a gift for him.( )

F
T
F
T
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Reading-II (10m) Answer the following questions
1.How did Li Fang feel at the beginning of
the story? why?
He felt like a fool. Because he thought that he
was waiting with hope.
2.What was Li Fang afraid that Hu Jin was doing?
He was afraid that she was with her friend
laughing at him.
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3. How did Li Fang know the manager wanted to
shut the coffee shop? 4. Why did people want
the whether to be fine on Qiqiaojie?
The manager wiped the tables then sat down and
turned the TV.
People wanted the weather to be fine so they can
meet the one they love.
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5. What is the reason why Li Fang did not meet on
time?
Because Li Fang waited in the coffee shop while
Hu Jin waited in the teashop.
6.How did Li Fang feel at the end of the story?
Why?
He was worried because he has thrown away Hu
Jins Valentines gifts.
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After reading(8m)
Practice Act out the story, thinking of an
ending to the story.
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Reading Task(15m)
Reading Task Winter carnival in Quebec
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Read the passage and then answer the following
questions
  1. When does the carnival in Quebec take place? Why
    is the writer sitting in a café at carnival time?

The Carnival takes place in winter/ in February.
The writer sits in the café to warm up and to
plan tomorrow.
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2. Why do you think that dogs are used to pull
sleds in the cold climate?
Dogs are used in cold climates because they can
run on top of the snow, which horses
cannot/because they have very thick fur which
keeps them warm.They are also very strong/ do not
eat grass and grain as horses and cattle do/ can
be fed on meat/ do not eat too much.
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3. Which activity at Quebec carnival would be the
most fun? Why?
Students give their own answers.
4. Which activity at carnival in Quebec would be
the most dangerous? Why ?
Probably the canoe race through the ice would be
the most dangerous.
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5. If you could go to carnival in Quebec, what
would you do or see? Why?
Students give their own answers.
6. If you had to draw a poster for carnival in
Quebec, what things would you put on the
poster? 7. What would you wear if you went to
carnival in Quebec? Name three things.
Students give their own answers.
I would wear a thick/warm coat/
jacket/hat/gloves/ mittens/ boots/ underwear/
scarf/ socks.
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Language points for reading II
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Assignment
  • Recite the new words and read the passage again
    and again.
  • 2. Go over the text.

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Take a break
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Period 5 Listening and speaking
Unit 1 Festivals around the world
Period 12 ???85-96?
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Background information
Trinidad is an island nation in the Caribbean
Sea very close to the northeast coast of South
America. Carnival time in February is the most
important time of year for many people who live
in Christian Catholic countries.It is a time of
community celebration that lasts for several days
and ends in a great parade of musicians, dancers
and the local people.
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Trinidad Tobago
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Warming up
Speaking Li Mei and Wu Ping are visiting
Trindad and they are getting ready to go to the
carnival parade. Four students in a group and
talk about how they are getting ready
  1. How will they dress themselves?
  2. What will they take with ?

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Listening
Listen to the tape and find out what the plans
for the parade are. Then answer the following
questions
  1. What is the advice that Carla gives Li Mei?
  2. What do they find when they arrive at the park?
  3. Why is it important for them to have water?
  4. Why cant they hear each other?
  5. Why do they plan to meet at the parking lot?

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  1. What is the advice that Carla gives Li Mei?

Carla tells Li Mei she should wear________________
_, light and cool clothes and_______. Carla
offers Li Mei_________________.
comfortable shoes
a hat
comfortable shoes
2.What do they find when they arrive at the park?
They arrive at the park and find the
boys,__________, _________and __________ on
trucks.
big bands
musicians
dancers
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3. Why is it important for them to have water?
It is important to have water because
_________________________________.
very hot/ the temperature is thirty-five degrees
4. Why cant they hear each other?
They cant hear each other because________________
_____________.
the music is very loud/ the loudspeakers make it
impossible to hear
5.Why do they plan to meet at the parking lot?
They plan to meet at the parking lot so
_______________________________________.
They dont get lost in the crowd/ so they can
find each other/ because it is crowed
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Speaking
Suppose you have visited Carla and Haris home in
Tinidad and you have returned home in Trinidad
and you have returned home to Guangzhou. Now, you
are interviewed by a little reporter in your
school and you are asked to introduce carnival in
Trinidad . Talk about what you hear in the tape
in pairs, either one is to be the reporter.
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Assignment
Collect the information about Chinese
festivals for the dead and make a report.
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Take a break
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Period 6 Writing
Unit 1 Festivals around the world
Period 12 ???97-101?
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Warming up Interviewing Each students can
choose either three students in the class to
interview the most interesting festival they have
experienced and write them down.
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Here are points for you to interview
  • when the festival takes place
  • what the festival is for
  • what people do at the festival
  • what people eat at the festival.

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Four students in a group, then every group member
should choose the most interesting festival he/
she just interviewed to talk with the group mates.
Next, each group choose the most interesting
festival . Then write it out.
At last , check the composition.
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Assignment
Write a different ending to the story of Li
Fang.
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Language Data Bank
  • Language points for Reading I
  • Language points for Reading II
  • Video data

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Language points for Reading I
1. starve
1) starve to cause a person or an animal to
suffer severely or die from hunger??,??
Millions of people starved to death during the
war.
2)starve for sth ??????,??
The homeless children are starving for love.
3) ????(??????)
When will the dinner be ready? I m starving.
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starvation n. die of starvation starve to
death starvation wages
??????????? 2. days/years/of plenty
time when very many necessities, esp. food and
money are available. ?????/??/?? You have a life
of plenty. What would you be worried about?
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3. honor
v. respect sb.
Will you honor me with a visit? ????,????? honored
guests ?? I feel highly honored by the kind
things you said about me. honor un. show
honor to sb show respect to sb. honor cn.
??????/?
Liu Xiang is an honor to our country.
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4. satisfy
vt. ???
Nothing satisfies him he is always
complaining. The government tries its best to
satisfy peoples needs. satisfaction n.
?????????/?
satisfied (?)??? satisfying/
satisfactory????? The teacher was satisfied with
his satisfying/ satisfactory answer.
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  • 5. harm
  • 1) n. damage, injury ??,??
  • do harm to harm
  • Smoking does harm to our health.
  • do more harm than good????
  • If we try to solve the problem in this way,
  • it will do more harm than good.
  • vt. cause harm to
  • The event harmed his reputation.
  • come to harm
  • I will go with her to make sure
  • she comes to no harm.
  • ???????????????

????
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as a way of remembering
6. in memory of
The monument was built in memory of the little
hero. The museum was built in memory of the
famous scientist.
in praise of in honor of in celebration of
in search of
?? ??? ??? ???
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7. dress up vi . ???? There is no need to dress
up come as you are. dress (sb) up in sth/
as sb ???? Children love dressing up. She dressed
herself up as a monster. dress vi ??,
?? Waiting for a moment Im dressing. She
dresses well (on very little money.) dress vt.
dress sb. in It takes time to dress the
baby. The old lady is neatly dressed in black.

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8. play a trick on
??
The naughty boy loves playing tricks on others.
trick ??? ???? ?? do/perform a trick ???
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9. custom n. ????? So many countries, so many
customs. Social customs are different from
country to country. It is the custom (for sb) to
do sth ?.?????/?? It is the custom for the
Japanese to take off their shoes when they get
into a hall. It is the custom for an Arab to
stand close to his friend when talking.
custom habit
????-?????????? ?????
????????
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10. award n. 1) thing or amount awarded
???? she showed us the athletics awards she had
won. 2) decision to give sth, made by a judge,
etc
???? the award of a scholarship
??????? 3) money paid to a student at
university, etc to help meet living costs,
grant ??? ????????????. Mary is not eligible for
an award.
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award v. ???? award sth (to sb.) award sb.
Sth ?????????????. The judges awarded both
finalists equal points.
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11.admire vt. 1) ?????? admire sb/sth (for
sth) They admired our garden. I admire him for
his success in business. 2) express admiration of
(sb/sth) ?????? ?????????????? Arent you
going to admire my new house? n. admirer
person who admires sb/sth Im not a great admirer
of her work. admiration
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12. look forward to (doing )sth anticipate
sth with pleasure I am looking forward to seeing
you again. 13. as though/if It looks as if it
is going to rain. I treat you as if I were your
mother. He looks as though he were ill. They
behaved as though nothing had happened.
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Language points for Reading II
1. turn up
1) appear ??
??????????
He hasnt turned up so far.
?????!(???????)
Youre always turning up late for everything!
2)????,??
????????
Please turn up the fire/tap.
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2. word
1) promise??,??
keep ones word in a word in other words
wordy ?????
I give you my word that I will keep it a secret.
He always keeps his word he is a man of his word.
2) ?,?? Whats the English word for this? 3)
speech/conversation ???? have a word/have words
with sb.
????????
Id like to have a word with you.
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3. hold ones breath
stop breathing for a time ??
?????????????,??????
The girl held her breath at the sight of the
snake.
???????????????????
All America held its breath to see who would
win the election.
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  • take (ones) breath
  • ??
  • get ones breath
  • ????
  • be out of breath
  • ?????

breathe v.
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4. apologize apologize to sb for (doing)
sth say sorry to sb for doing sth
????????????????
You must apologize to the teacher for being so
rude.
apology n. make an apology to sb for (doing) sth
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5. drown (drowned, drowned ) 1)
?,? ??????????? ???????????
The floods drowned the streets and houses.
The cook drowned the fruit with cream.
2) ??
??????????
There is a drowning man in the river.
? ?? drown ones sorrow/sadness in
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6. remind sb. of sth?????? remind sb to do
sth remind sb that
?????????
He reminded me of my promise.
????????
He reminded me to get up early.
???????????
He reminded that I should have been more careful.
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7. forgive
(forgave, forgiven)
????????? Its best to forgive and forget.
?????????
Please forgive him for his rudeness.
forgiving adj. ???,??? forgiveness n. ?? ask
for forgiveness receive forgiveness
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