Unit 2 Sporting events 解说设计 Welcome to the unit
Teaching Aims: 1. Participate in a discussion to find out why sports are popular around the world. 2. Develop students’ speaking ability by expressing their opinions in the discussion.
Teaching Important Point: Develop students’ speaking ability.
Teaching Methods: Individual, pair or group discussion to make every student work in class.
Teaching Aids: 1. The multimedia 2. The blackboard
Step 1 Greeting and Lead-in 1. Do you like sports? What sports can you play? 2. What sports do you know? 3. Who is your favorite sportsperson? 4. Do you like playing sports? How much time do you usually spend exercising or doing sports every week?
Step 2 Welcome to the unit Sport plays a very important role in our lives. We see or do sports almost everyday. Look at the following pictures. Are you familiar with these sports? 1. table tennis Can you play table tennis? Do you like it? Is it your favourite sport? Why? 2. Wrestling
How much do you know about wrestling? (a short introduction of wrestling) 3. Boxing Do you like watching it? (a short introduction of boxing) 4. In your opinion, do you think these Sports are too violent?5.Kung fu is a traditional sport in China? Are you interested in it? 6.Which do you prefer, Kung fu or boxing? 7.Itroduction of gymnastics and diving.
Step 3 Pair Work 1. To become a professional gymnast or a diver, you have to sacrifice(牺牲) a lot. What do you think these sacrifices would include?(group discussion) 2.basketball and football, which do you prefer? 3.No matter what kind of sport you take part in ,what are the basic qualities you need to possess in order to be successful in that sport?) (video of Jordan)
Step 4 Group Work 1. Why do you think sport is so popular?2. How often do you play sport? What sports do you usually play?3. What is your favourite sport? Why?
Step 5 Homework 1.Find more information about the business of sport. 2.Preview reading text. Reading Teaching Aims: To read and understand a speech To learn the common elements of a speech and try to identify them To improve reading comprehension and master the basic reading skills Teaching Procedures: Step 1: Lead-in 1. Talk about the Olympics ( with slide-showing) As we all know, the Olympic Games are held every four years and it is a great
honour for a country to host the Games. How much do you know about the Olympics, fro example, its history, ceremonies and sporting events? How many Olympic games did you see? Where were they held? Do you think they are exciting? Why? Who is your favourite athlete and who do you think is the greatest Olympian? Why? 2. Share the information and express their opinions freely. Step 2: Reading comprehension 1. Go through the passage as quickly as possible and try to find answers fto the three questions in Part A. (Only focus on and identify the information needed to answer these questions.)
What is the speech about? The history and significance of the Olympic
Where were the ancient Olympic Games held? At Olympia Greece.