Properties: Computer, Projector, PPT document provided.
1. Revise the grammar: The Adverbial Clause.
2. Let the students understand the dialogue and learn some new words and expressions.
so that / so … that, a traffic jam, before long, get angry with somebody, be busy doing something, be badly hurt.
I. Showing the teaching aims
Revise the vocabulary from the last unit.
necklace n. 项链
steal v. 偷；窃取
hands up 举手
shoot v. 射击；射死
detective n. 侦探
inspector n. 警官；监督员
thief n. (pl. thieves)贼
robber n. 强盗；盗贼
come down 下来；落
escape n. ＆ v. 逃走；逃避
conversation n. 会话；谈话
description n. 描述；描写
If you want to make appointment with someone, what will you speak to her/him usually?
What do you do when you are waiting for someone and he/she is late?
Get some students answers these questions. And tell them that:
Today Lily and Li Lei will go to the zoo, they are waiting for Jim to come together, but Jim was late. Why was he late? Listen and find the answer.
IV. Watch and act
Show the film Lesson 69-1.asf or the flash Jim is late.swf which are provided. Lead the students read aloud and act the show in pairs.
V. Read and work
Read the text carefully. And finish the exercises below or the listening exercises in the flash Jim is late.swf
LILY : Yes, we can’t wait ________ ________. Let’s go ________ him.
JIM: Hi, Lily! Li Lei! I’m very sorry I’m ________ ________.
Li LEI: What ________?
JIM: Well, first I was ________ ________ reading a novel that I forgot to look at the time.
LILY: That’s a ________ ________ excuse!
JIM: Yes, I know. But then I took a taxi ________ ________ I would get here faster.
Li LEI: Oh? So why ________ ________still late?
JIM: My taxi ________ ________ the railway station.
LILY: That’s terrible! Are you OK? ________ anyone ________?
JIM: No, no one was ________ hurt. I ________ my head, but it’s not _____ ____. ____ ____. Let’s go to the zoo.
beginning, any longer, without, so late, happened, so busy, really bad, so that, were you, crashed near, Was hurt, badly, banged, too painful, Come on.
Teach the word steep. Watch the video Lesson 69-1.asf which is provided. And do the exercise orally, SB Page 82, Part 2.
Answers: 1. ill 2. painful 3. steep 4. quickly 5. confident
Ask the students to retell the story about part 1 and part 2.
The traffic was very bad.
He said he was coming.