课 题 Boonit1 Cultural relics The 1st Period Warming up and Pre-reading
三维目标 知识与技能 Madents talt cultural relics.
过程与方法 Pair work and group work to train the students’ speaking ability.
情感、态度与价值观 Stimulate students’ love for their own national culture relics.
Check the students’ preview work: new words learning.
Warming up & Speaking
Show some famous world heritages to the students. Raise the Ss’ awareness that there are some well-ltural relics both at home and abroad. (on the screen)
The Great Wall
The Forbidden City
The Potala Palace
The Great Pyramid of
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
(Let the students set other examples which they thinltural relics.)
Pre- reading(Discuss in groups of four)
1. Which of the above places would you like to visit?
2. What makes these places great and famous?
a long history;
important events that took place there …
3. What is a cultural relic?
A cultural relic
①is any object, building or item that was made sometime in the past. It may be many thousands of years old or it may be a few hundred;
②may or may not be valuable;
③tells us something of the way people lived at the time it was made. This may be because of its method of manufacture or how the item was used.
4. Why is a cultural relic important?
Symbols of their countries
A concrete annotation (注释) of their cultures
Have a memorable significance
Bring in money from tourism
5. As we know, China is a country with a history of more than 5,000 years. In the long history, people in different periods have left us quite a number of cultural sites, many of which are world famous. Now look at the pictures on the screen and guess what heritage they are.
Old Town of Lijiang
4. Does a cultural relic always have to be rare and valuable?
Is it enough to have survived for a long time?
5. Are cultural relics only objects like vases or can they be buildings too?
(referring to the pictures in warming up)
Talking Teacher asks the Ss to look at the three groups of pictures and discuss these questions.
1. Do you know these places?
2. If you know, what do you know about the places?
3. Which one would you like to visit? Why?
4. Unfortunately, some of them are in danger because they are destroyed, and some of them were lost because someone stole them. Now suppose that you work for the state office of cultural relics. You are sent to a small town where you find a relic that was stolen from a palace. It is a rare Ming Dynasty vase. The man who has it insists that it belongs to his family. What will you say to him? Work in pairs to discuss this question, and then I’ll ask some Ss to tell me your answers.
1.Speaking task on page 46
Do you think China should save all of its cultural relics?
Do you think it necessary to rebuild yuanmingyuan in Beijing?
2. What should you do to protect cultural relics?
3. Suppose one of them got lost, how would you feel and what will you do with it?
S1: Try our best to find it.
S2: Protect the others in order that they will not lost. ……
T: Thanks for your good suggestions. If you find a cultural relic, what will you do with it? You can make a dialogue with your partner on this question.
T can practice it with a student to give an example.
T: If you found a cultural relic, what would you do with it?
S1: I don't know．
T: Would you want to keep it?
S1: Of course not．It doesn't belong to me．
T: Then why don't you go to your community council?
S1: I'm not sure I could trust the people there．What if the person I give it to keeps it for himself ?
T: Good question．What do the rest of you think?
S2: I guess I would ask my parents what to do with it．
T: That's a good idea．Anyone else have an idea?
S3: I would ask my brother．He is a policeman．
Ask some Ss to act their dialogue out.
1. Try to collect more information about cultural relics.
2. Read the passage “In search of the amber room” and try to finish Ex1 on Page 2.
3. Underline the useful phrases and expressions in the reading passage.