unit 1 festivals around the world
teaching aims and demands
2> how festivals begin
3>how to celebrate festivals
eg: could you please…?
could i have …?
i look forward to doing…
eg: it’s a pleasure. /don’t mention it.
it’s very kind of you to…
i’d love to …
thank you very much./thanks a lot.
you are most welcome.
jin can speak english well. (ability)
could you please show me the way to …? (request)
may we see the awards for the team? (permission)
she might give you … (possibility)
the whole family will come for dinner. (promise)
often he would dress up like a rich man. (past habit)
we would be there with our friends. (promise)
the first period
new words and expressions
1. take place 为不及物动词短语，无被动语态，无进行时，指事先计划或预想到的事情的发生。
when did their quarrel take place?
our school sports meeting will take place next friday.
辨析：take place指事情有计划地发生；happen指事情偶然的发生，常带有未能预见的意思；另外，happen还有“碰巧”之意；break out指火灾、战争或瘟疫的突然爆发。
take one’s place 就座；代替某人
take the place of 代替
in place of …代替
in place 在适当的位置；适合
farmers are extremely busy during the harvest.
farmers are busy harvesting crops in the fields.
the lady is starving herself trying to lose weight.
they tried to starve the army to give in.
they got lost in the desert and starved to death.
2)starve for sth 渴望获得某物，缺乏
the homeless children are starving for love.