1.答案:。state of vocal cords
6.答案:。in the least
7.答案:。upon which to base
10.答案:。however brilliant a mind he may have
12.答案: an organizer
16.答案: read the sentences in the textbook and guess words meaning
22.答案:C。Teacher with personal experience of empowerment cannot teach.
23.答案:D。It aims at empower trainees to grow beyond their circumstances.
Teaching type: Writing class
Teaching contents: This is a writing class from senior high school, which is about how to describe a person. Students are required to share the detailed information about the people they admire, such as the living place, the life story, and to express the reasons why they like these celebrities so much.
(1) Knowledge objectives
① Students are able to know the detailed information about the people they admire and can describe it correctly and properly in English.
(2) Ability objectives:
① Students are able to arrange the writing materials they have and organize them logically.
② Through sharing the stories of their favorite people, students’ speaking ability will be significantly improved.
(3) Emotional objectives:
① Students can learn the correct and positive values from the people they like.
② Students are able to enhance the abilities of critical thinking and rational thinking through assessing someone reasonably.
Teaching key and difficult points:
Teaching Key point:
How to collect the writing materials and organize them properly.
Teaching Difficult point:
Build the life goals and positive attitude.
(1) Ask students to list the names of the people they admire most.
(2) Ask students to list the detailed information about these people, such as the birth palace, the reason why they succeed, their opinions on theses successful people and these people’s future.
2. Share some useful sentence structure to help students to describe the above information in detail.
3. Group work: share the people who students admire most in a group.
4. Show students a sample to guide students to organize the information into every paragraph.
(Justification: Brainstorm helps to choose the people and detailed information they will write about, and sharing the sentence structure lays a good foundation for the next step. Besides, group work is a good way to improve students’ speaking ability and awareness of cooperation.)
Students need to write an article about the people they admire most according to the requirements .
(Justification: Students will cultivate their ability of writing an article within certain minutes and their good habits of writing will be formed as well.)
1. Exchange with desk-mates to do peer-editing.
2. Show the contents.
3. Evaluate the writing.
(Justification: Editing can provide a perfect writing for students, meanwhile the comments will help students learn more from others and improve their writing ability promptly.)
Step4: Summary and homework
Summary: Ask students what they learn form this lesson and summarize the writing strategies with students.
Homework: Ask students to think about a question: Should we admire the online celebrities and movie stars, why?
(Justification: Summary can make students know the main information about the class. And the homework can improve students’ critical thinking ability.)