a letter from a pen-friend
1 learning how to use wh- questions to find out facts from a passage.
2 asking wh- questions and giving their answers.
3 learning how to use short answers.
1 student's book 8a, pages 3, 8, 9 & 11
2 workbook 8a, pages 2 & 3
3 grammar practice book 8a, pages 1 & 2
a small check-up
1 finish each sentence by choosing a suitable word from the box.
a) yesterday i played _______ with my brother.
b) my favourite _______ is collecting old coins.
c) we must study _______ to learn how an aeroplane flies.
d) my youngest brother was _______ three years ago.
e) paul's _______ is to take part in the olympic games.
f) when you write to me, please _______ a photo of your family.
2 finish the following sentences by using the phrases or words given in the box.
a) david has a pet dog _______ rocky.
b) my school is a big new school. it has three big _______.
c) my father _______ in 1954 in shandong.
d) i like sports very much. but of all i _______ basketball most.
e) i like reading novels(小说). but i _______ detective stories most.
f) simons lives quite near his school so he usually _______ school every day.
g) my brother learned business at university. now he _______ a businessman.
h) aaron kwok is quite rich and he _______ quite a lot of private cars.
i) my _______ at school is p.e.
j) 'who is _______ in this picture?' 'mary is.'
questions to the passage
1 hand out a questionnaire to each student. each has got the following questions.
a) where does sidney live?
b) what colour is sidney's eyes?
c) what's his favourite hobby?
d) how old is sidney?
e) when did the family go to britain?
f) which grade is sidney in?
g) what is sidney keen on?
h) what's his ambition?
i) why does sidney like his school?