Unit3《Life in the future》教案（1）
unit3《life in the future》教案
warming-up and reading
1.learn some new words and expressions.
2.improve the ss’reading skills.
3.to illustrate ss’ imagination of future life
4.know the more advanced forms of transport in ad 3005 and
the advantages and problems of life in the future.
2.pair work and group work
step 1 greetings and lead-in
1．the teacher can start with daily greetings and try to lead in some words in this unit.
q1: where do you come from? do you live in the downtown or in the countryside?
is it a suitable location for people to live in?
what is it made of? (brick, stone, steel, glass, wood, plastic, bamboo, mud…).
q2: no matter where you live, i am wondering how do you usually go to school? (by bike, by car, by bus…)
bikes, cars, buses and so on can be used to carry people or things from one place to another place, and they are called vehicles.
q3:what other vehicles do you know?
carriage, ambulance, jeep, airbus, train, truck, motorcycle, fire engine, …
q4:what means of transport do you know?
car, bicycle, motorcycle, train, plane, space craft
q5:imagine what the future means of transport will be like?
this unit introduces what life in the future might be like to ss. by discussing and answering the questions above can make ss have a general understanding of the present and future life and can also illustrate ss’ imagination about the future life.
step 2 warming up and pre-reading
in pairs let ss list the changes in transport, environment, education and housing will happen in the next century.
present time in one thousand years’ time
step 3 skimming
task2:skimming the text and try to find the answer to the question
q: which changes are mentioned in the text?
time travel – transport – air quality – religion – clothing – eating – houses – towns
work in pairs and make a prediction.
q: which changes are good and which are bad?