unit 4 making the news教案
unit 4 making the news
period 1&2 warming up and reading
1.enable the students to talk about the qualities needed to be a good reporter and how to conduct a good interview
2. enable the students to learn some reading strategies
3. enable the students to learn the necessary qualities in their future job
important points and difficult points
learn about how to be a good reporter
strategic reading method; task-based method
i. elaboration (warming up): help the students to relate their known knowledge to the topic that will be learned
task 1 :( group discussion) talk about jobs in china daily?
types of jobs what it involves
task2: predict what is going to be learned by looking at the title of the text. which type of job will be talked about in the text?
ii. prediction (pre-reading):
task 3: predict the main idea of the text by discussing the following questions:
1. what are the qualities a good news reporter needs to have?
(have group discussion first and then finish part 1 individually)
2. what your first day at school was like? how would you feel on your first day at work? (group discussion)
iii. skimming, scanning, analyzing (reading & comprehending)
task 4: read the text quickly to get a general idea of the text.
task 5: divide the passage into three sections and match the following main ideas to the three sections：
how to get an accurate story
how to protect a story from accusations
how to become a reporter
the skills needed
the importance of listening
stages in researching a story
how to check facts
how to deal with accusations of printing lies
work in a team
task 6 read quickly to find out the information to fill in the form below
task 7: tell what is required for a reporter and a photographer
patient; imaginative ; well-organized; technically good; polite; concise; thorough; creative; curious; careful; gifted; professional
a reporter a photographer
task 8: write a summary of the text
read an english newspaper and retell the main idea of one article in it.
period 3&4 words & expressions