1.Study Lesson 43 to know more about hurricane.
2.Learn the key words and expressions and sentences patterns.
1.a tape recorder 2.a projector 3.the blackboard
Step 1 Revision
Questions and Answers
1） When did the hurricane strike the southeast of England？
2） How many people died in the hurricane？
3） How many trees were blown down and why was that？
4） What difficulty did the people have after the hurricane？
5）Was it easy for the people to repair the damage？Please explain．
Step 2 Watch the video
Read the two statements below and say whether they are true or not：
1.Though woods and forests in the southeast of England were destroyed，it wouldn’t be long before the country begins to look as it did before．
2.The weather report can always give the correct report on when the hurricane will arrive．
Step 3 Reading
Read the passage in the Students' Book and choose the best answers.
1 Kew Gardens is famous because _____.
A.it is an old research center for plants
B.it has a large number of old and unusual valuable trees
C.many new trees are being planted
D.it has lost many trees in the hurricane
2 It will take ____ to make the country look as it used to be.
A.less than a century(世纪) B.over a century
C.two centuries D.half a century
3 The weatherman had a red face the next day because _____.
A.he said there would be no strong winds the day before the storm
B.he repeated there would be no damages in the hurricane
C.he didn't broadcast the weather report the evening before the storm
D.he felt very sorry for what he had said
4 The hurricane happened _____.
A.in spring B.in summer C.in autumn D.in winter
5 If the weatherman had warned the people of the hurricane, the result would have been ____.
A.different B.the same C.much worse D.similar
Suggested answers:1.B 2.B 3.D 4.C 5.A
Part 3 Page 64. Give the students a brief explanation about the example. Do the first one orally with the whole class. Get the students to work go through the exercise in pairs. Then check the answers.
Part 5 and Part 6 Page 65
Explain to the students what they have to do. Do the first two orally with the whole class, then let the students work through the exercises in pairs.
Finish off Ex2 and Ex3 on Page