Teaching Aims and Demands
1.Learn some advice how to collect stamps.
2. Revise the Noun Clause and the Infinitive.
Step 1 Revision
1. Check the homework exercises.
2. Ask the students to retell the text.
3. Ask some students to make up sentences, using the phrases in Lesson 22.
Step 2. Presentation
1. Show the students some stamps ask them questions.
Do you like collecting stamps?
How many of you collect stamps?
What kind of stamps do you collect?
2. Ask the students to read the passage quickly and then find the answer to question:
Does the writer say you will have to spend a lot of money on stamps collecting?
Which kind of envelopes does the writer advise you to keep?
Why is it a god idea to join a group?
3. Let the students to read the passage carefully. Go through it with the students.
Step 3 Listening and Reading
1.Play the tape of the passage for the Ss to listen and follow.
2. Ask them to do the following exercise “True (T)or False” (F).
1).At the beginning, never throw stamps away.
2).Don’t keep the envelope even if it is unusual.
3).Collecting a certain kind of stamp will make your collecting much more interesting.
4).Go to stamp sales. You can buy some used stamps very cheaply.
5).Old stamps that have not been used are cheaper than used stamps.
6).Stamp collecting is fun.
Key:1-6T, F, T, T, F, T
Step 4 Language points
The teacher has given him a lot of advice.
Can you give us some advice on how to learn English well?
They advised a visit to the Great Wall.
The doctor advised him not to smoke again.
The teacher advised holding a meeting on Sunday evening.
He advised that we should plant young trees on March 12.
2. The ones, which you decide not to keep, can trade with other people.
* trade with sb. = have dealings with sb./ exchange good with sb.
My family have been trading with the foreigners for nearly twenty years.
They are stamp collectors; they often trade stamps with each other.
I didn’t trade with that company; the price of their goods was too high.
* trade for : exchange sth. for sth.
I’d like to trade this book for your knife.
3. Sooner or later you will decide that you want to collect a certain kind of stamp.
sooner or later: at some time: some day
Work hard, and you will succeed soon or later.
If you go on driving like that, you will have an accident sooner or later.
He is always telling lies; he will be punished sooner or later.
4. Go to stamp sales and buy whatever you can afford.
1). stamp sales = stamp sales department: the place where stamps are sold.
2). whatever = anything that; no matter what
Do whatever you like.
Whatever I have is yours.
You must write down whatever you see and hear.
Whatever you do, do your best.
Don’t change your plan whatever happens.
3). have enough money to pay for
This kind of car costs a lot of money, but he can afford it.
We could not afford to buy that house.
5. You can pick up packs of used stamps very cheaply.
My friend knows where he can pick up a good used bike.
I picked up a valuable coin at a very low price.
Step 5 Discussion
Divide the student into groups of four. Then let them hold a discussion. Encourage them to say what they think. At the end of this activity ask some of them to give their answers to the rest of the class.
Step 6 Practice
1. Page 35, part3. Read aloud the instruction and do the first one as an example. Let the students do the rest individually or in pairs. Them ask some Ss to read out their sentences to the rest of the class.
2. Page 35, Part 4. Read aloud the instruction and make sure the students understand the meaning of each sentence. Ask them to pay special attention to the translation of the infinitives when they do the exercise.
Step 7 Exercises
Get the Ss to read Ex. 1 in pairs. Encourage them to make some changes in order to get a new dialogue. Ask several pairs to give their dialogues to the rest of the class.
Ex. 2. Let the students do in pairs.
Do Ex.3 with the whole class.
Finish off the Ex. 3 in the workbook on page 100.