Teaching aims and demands
1. Know about Walt Disney and Disneyland through the study of the dialogue.
2. Learn express how to ask the way and give directions.
3. Study the language items in the lesson.
Step one Lead-in
1. Ask the students some questions about some films and cartoon films.
1) Do you like watching TV? What do you usually see?
2) Do you like cartoon films? Would you name some of them?
3) Have you heard of or seen Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck?
4) Do you like the cartoon characters?
5) If you have a chance to go to Disneyland, would you like to pay a visit to the lovely cartoon characters yourself?
2. Let the students enjoy the colorful picture on the front page of the textbook and describe what they have seen.
A castle, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck
Step II Dialogue Presentation
Today we are going to learn a dialogue about Disneyland. Carl has left San Francisco and is working at Disneyland. He is answering visitors’ questions.
I. The first listening
How many questions has Carl answered? Five
2.How do the visitors ask their way?
Excuse me, Can you tell me the way to the Sleeping Beauty Castle?
Excuse me. How can I get to Bear Country?
Where is the Tomorrow Land Building?
Excuse me. Where is the nearest men’s room?
II. The second listening
Pay attention to how Carl tells people the way and try to find out the patterns Carl used in the dialogues.
Go straight ahead till you see…
It’s about…yards down this street,
Go through the gate and you will find the entrance to … on the other side.
It’s behind/in front of…
1. Let the students open their textbooks to listen the tap and read after it.
2.Ask the students to read the dialogue in roles and in pairs> Then try to retell the dialogue to the partner, just occasionally referring to the textbook.
3.The teacher acts as a visitor while all the students act the role of Carl to answer the question.
1.Ask the students to practise how to ask the way and give directions.
If you were new student (A) in the school, you'd like to find your way to the lab, the library, the teacher’s offices or the washroom.
A, Excuse me. I’m a new student here. Can you tell me the way to the sound lab?
B, Yes. Go to the east end of the classroom building till you see a new six-storeyed building. The sound lab is on the 4th floor.
A, Thank you very much.
B, You are welcome.
2.Ask the students to make dialogues similar to the one in the text.
If you are a stranger or a foreigner in the city , you’d like to find your way to the railway station, the airport, or some places of interest.
--- Exercise me. Would you tell me the way to the railway station?
--- Yes. Go along this street until you see the Yonghong Square.
---Cross the street, Turn left and walk three minutes. Then you will find yourself in front of a bus stop. The No.4 bus will take you there.
---Thank you very much.
A. Tell the students this is a dialogue between two friends. Pippa and Steve. Pippa is talking about Disneyland to her friend Steve, who is about to go there.
B. Ask the students to read the questions that they are going to answer.
2.The first listening:
Ask the students to try to grasp the main idea of the whole dialogue, and the do Ex.1 and Ex.2 on Wbp.145.
3.The second listening:
Ask the students to Ex.3 sndEx4.and let them check the answers with their partners. The teacher checks the answers with the whole class and explains the difficult points in the exercises.
4.The third listening:
The main purpose of this listening is to let the fast students enjoy the listening material, and give a chance to the slow students to find out the points which they are still not quite clear about.
Step VI Homework
1.Finish off the Workbook exercises.
2.Preparation Lesson 2.