Teaching Aims and Demands
1.Get the information about China Daily.
2. Learn the Grammar: Gerund as subject and object.
Step 1 Revision
1. Check the homework exercises.
2.Get the students to retell Lesson 14, without looking at their books.
Step 2 Lead-in
The T shows a newspaper to the Ss and asks them the following question.
1.Do you like to read China Daily ? Why?
2.Where is China Daily published?
Step 3 Listening
Listen the tape carefully ,then let the Ss answer the following questions.
1.Why Chinese people should have its own English newspaper?
2.Why does the Sun Yao enjoy reading China Daily?
1.Know the outside world, and introduce Chinese people’s life and achievements to the outside world.
2.He learns new words and expressions. He sees how English is used in everyday life. He enjoys reading about lots of different subjects.
Step 4 Reading
Get Ss to read the text carefully and answer the following questions.
1.How many days a week does China Daily appear?
2. Every Saturday, what will be published in one of the sections?
3. What will come out in China Daily every day?
4. In what way can China Daily cut down its cost?
1.Six days with a Sunday edition.
2.Theres is a section about things to do at the weekend and the TV programmes in the coming weeks.
3.There are plenty pictures, and a weather report every day.
4.China Daily has plenty of advertisements, which help to cut the costs of making the newspaper.
Step 5. Further Reading
Get the Ss to skim the whole text and try to give the main idea of each paragraph.
Paragraph1: China Daily published in Beijing is an English language newspaper.
Paragraph2: Introduction on what news is reported in China Daily.
Paragraph 3: Why do so many advertisements come out in China Daily?
Paragraph 4: Many foreigners as well as Ss of English like to read China Daily.
Step 6 Discussion
The T gives the Ss the following topics to discuss and divide them four or five group, at last the T ask their opinions and views. For example:
China Daily is popular with students of English ,which column attract your attention? Why?
Which column is added or deleted ? What’s your opinion?
Step 7 Grammar
1.Ask Ss to give out the sentences in the text with –ing form
2.Let the Ss Watch the video to Explain –ing used as adj. or Gerund.
Step 8 Consolidation
1.Get the Ss to do writing work.
2.Let Ss do pair work 4 Practice and tell them to find different ways to complete the sentence.
3. Help the Ss do 5 Practice.
Step 9 Homework
1.Finish off the Workbook exercises.
2.Write down a passage with the following title: My favorite newspaper.