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高中英语《A taste of English humour》教学设计
I Teaching Aims
1. Students will be acquainted with comedy master Charlie Chaplin..
2. Students will learn some new words such as brightened,depressed,content.
Students can enhance their understanding ability of a passage through global reading and detailed reading.
After this lesson, students will broad their international horizon.
II Teaching Key &Difficult Points
Students can get familiar with the words under the context.
Understand the text with some words they are not familiar with.
III Teaching procedures:
Step 1: Warming up(5mins)
Show the key word “humour” to students, ask a question to let them talk about how many kinds of humour do they know, and let them give some examples. Questions like these:
Who can tell me the meaning of humour?
Do you know any types of humour?
Can you give me some examples?
Step 2: Pre-reading(5mins)
Divide students into several groups to talk about a topic: Which do you like better: verbal or nonverbal humour? Give your reason. Choose three groups to show their ideas after discussion.
Step 3: While-reading(20mins)
1. Global reading (5mins):
Show them a picture of Charlie Chaplin on the screen. Let them look at the title and the picture of the passage and predict its content. Write down their ideas in one sentence. Then skim the passage and see if they were right. Invite four students to show theirs results.
2. Detailed reading (15mins):
Ask students to scan the following questions, then read the passage carefully, find the answers, at the same time circle new words in the passage by themselves.
Q: What do you know about Chaplin?
Q: What did he bring to the people during the world war two?
After finish these questions, help students to understand the text better through explain the new words. Such as: brighten, depressed, and content. To introduce the part of speech, meaning, and an example sentence to help them understand.
1. brighten: v. brighten-brightened. If someone brightens or their face brightens, they suddenly look happier. Eg: Seeing him, she seemed to brighten a little.
2. depressed: adj. very sad and without hope. Eg: When depressed, she eats a lot.
3. content: adj. If you are content with something, you are willing to accept it, rather than wanting something more or something better. Eg: I'm content with the result.
Step 4: Post-reading(10mins)
1. Give them further information about the Charlie Chaplin.
2. In pair discuss the question about Charlie Chaplin: Do you think his poor childhood helped him in his work? Why?
Step 5: Summary & Homework (5mins)
1. Use the information to write a summary of the passage in their own words.
2. After class, preview the following passage, get more information about this master.