Unit 10 By the time I got outside, the bus had already left.教案
call the students’ attention to the four pictures． ask the students what is happening in each picture．
ask four different students to describe the pictures． for example, ‘they can describe picture 1 like this:
a boy was told to take part in a costume party． so he dressed himself up like a monster． but when he got there he found that his friend had fooled him． it wasn’t a costume party． he frightened the others．
read the instructions to the class．
you’ll listen to three boys, dave, nick and joe, talking about april fool’s day．
there is a box under each picture where you can write each boy’s name． now listen to the tape and write the name of each boy under his picture． i have to tell you there will be one picture without a name under it．
tell them to see the example for picture c．
play the tape the first time． the students only listen． then play the tape again． ask the students to write each boy’s name in the correct box． check the answers by asking different students to tell their own answers．
a． no name b． joe c． nick d． dave
boy 1: have you ever been an april fool, dave?
boy 2: yes, i have． a friend once invited me to a costume party． when i got there, i found that he had fooled me． it wasn’t a costume party． i was the only person wearing a costume． i was really embarrassed． how about you, nick?
boy 1: well, last april fool’s day, when my alarm went off i got up, took a shower, got dressed, and went to school． but when i got there, the school was empty． i was the only one there． after an hour, the other kids showed up, and i realized that my brother had fooled me．
boy 3: she had?
boy 1: uh-huh． he had changed the clock to an hour earlier． what happened to you on april fool’s day, joe?
boy 3: well,i was sick last april first． my friend called me and told me we had a maths test the next day． by the time 1 go to maths class, i was exhausted because i had stayed up all night studying． then i found out that my friend had fooled me． we didn’t have a test at all!
step ⅴ 2b
this activity provides guided listening practice using the target language．
read the instructions to the class． there are six phrases in the box． your task is to find out who says each of the phrases, dave, nick or joe after listening to the same recording． and write "d" for dave, "n" for nick and "j" for joes on the short lines before the phrases． look at the first one． the answer has been given as a sample．
play the recording the first time． the students only listen． then play the recording again． ask the students to write the letters in the blanks． ask six different students to report their answers to the class． check the answers with the class．