单 板 元：Unit 4 Films and film events 块：Project
Thoughts on the design:
Project 是本单元的第八课时，以读、讲、练、小组合作为主。Project 的教学应当读的 过
程兼顾指导小组合作，同时，还应解决读中遇到的新的语言现象并辅以练习。首先，利用 这篇读的材料培养学生的寻找信息的能力，其次，帮助分析这篇影评的写作形式、结构、语 言等，从而掌握写影评的方法和策略；借助学生对电影的喜爱激发学习写影评的积极性，同 时提升对电影的审美观。
目标陈述要具体，从学生学习的角度陈述。采用以下行文方式： 1. After learning the given film review, the students will be able to know what is a film review and how to prepare to write one; 2. After learning the language points in the passage, the students will be able to deal with exercises which focus on them; 3. After the teacher’s instruction, the students will be able to know how to cooperate with their group members to write a film review well.
Step 1 Lead-in
(Play the short TV program) How many Harry Potter films have been produced? And which is your favorite? (Play part of the 7th film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) What do you think of this film, compared with the others? [Explanation] 播放文件夹中第一个电视节目视频， 通过两个问题导出本文的主题， 同时激发学生浓厚 的兴趣；然后播放哈里?波特第七部部分内容，让学生对这篇影评有个背景的了解，并产生 自己对影片的评价。
How is this reading passage organized? Part 1: Para.1~3 brief introduction of the film’s plot. Part 2: Para.4~5 the writer’s commentary on the special effects and acting in the film. Part 3: Para. 6~7 problems of the film. Part 4: Para.8 recommendation by the writer.
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? What does the writer think about the three young actors? (Paragraph 5) ? What is the complaint many people have made about the film? (Paragraph 6~7) ? What problem does the writer think the film has? (The last sentence in Paragraph 7)
Details: listen to the tape and complete the following table.
Main character Information about the character ?
(A sensitive boy whose parents were a wizard and a witch and were killed by an evil wizard when Harry was a baby. living with his relatives, the Dursleys, and abused, (Daniel Radcliffe) ignored and hated by them. having the magic powers of wizard and a reputation in the world of witches and wizards because of his parents.)
(a very large person who works at Hogwarts and rescues (Robbie Coltrane) Harry from the Dursleys and takes him to the school) (Harry’s friend and schoolmate) (Rupert Grint)
Ron Weasley Hermione Granger Voldemort
(Harry’s friend and schoolmate)
(the school’s evil wizard, who killed Harry’s parents)
[Explanation] 以上阅读练习有两个作用，一是培养学生对文章结构的了解、细节信息的把握等能力； 二是让学生了解影评的写作结构和方法。
1. Who has not dreamt of suddenly finding out that he or she is actually someone special and famous? (P62 line 1) dream of … “幻想、 梦想”表示一种虚幻的想象，后面多加 V-ing 形式；也可以加名词、代 词、名词从句。 1) When I was young, I ________________ a star film. (我梦想当个电影明星) 2) I’ve always __________________________. (我一直梦想有这样一栋房子) dream of … 还有其他含义： 3) 渴望已久而且有可能实现，相当于 wish for。 这男孩渴望当一名飞行员。
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____________________________________________. 4) 考虑……会……，只能用否定式,是一种带有感情色彩的语言，要用情态动词 would。 Don’t expect that. I _________________. (我不会把房产留给你) 5) 在梦中梦见…… 我昨夜在梦中梦见了我去世的外公。 ____________________________________________. 1) dreamed of becoming 2)dreamed of owning a house like this 3) The boy dreams of becoming a pilot. 4) would not dream of leaving you the house 5) I dreamt of my grandpa last night. 2. Harry, a sensitive young boy, who has a scar oh his forehead has been living with his relatives. (P62 Line 3) 1) 现在完成进行时可强调事件的延续性 It has been raining non-stop since last night. I wonder when it will stop. 2）现在完成进行时可表动作的重复 I have been knocking. I don’t think anybody’s in. 3) 现在完成进行时可表达感情色彩 Oh, you have come at last! I have been waiting for you for two long hours. 3. His uncle abuses him; his aunt ignores him; his cousin hates him. (P62 Line 4) 1）这些囚犯数年来遭受精神上和肉体上的摧残。 ____________________________________________. 2）应当采取一些必要的措施来反对药物滥用。 ____________________________________________. ignore; ignorance 3）他不理会那些侮辱性的评论，继续进行研究。 ____________________________________________. 4）男孩的父母很生气，因为他们完全不知道他的意图。 ____________________________________________. 1）These prisoners were abused mentally and physically for years. 2）Some necessary actions should be taken to fight against drug abuse. 3）He ignored the insulting remarks and carried on his research. 4）The boy’s parents felt very angry, because they were in complete ignorance of his intentions. 4. While the report of Quidditch is an important part of the book…I feel that too much time is dedicated in the film to showing it. (P63 Line 32-34) while : 尽管、虽然，引导让步状语从句，相当于 though、 although。 1）尽管我愿意帮忙，但却没有多少时间。 ____________________________________________. 2）尽管这个老师爱学生，她对他们的要求还是非常严格的。 ____________________________________________. devote oneself/ something to (doing) something 3）众所周知，居里夫人献身于科学事业。 ____________________________________________. 4) 他决心毕生致力于帮助全世界的穷人。
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____________________________________________. 1）While/Though/ Although I am willing to help, I do not have much time available. 2）While/Though/ Although the teacher loves her students, she is very strict with them. 3）It is well known that Madame Cruie devotes herself to science. 4）He made up his mind to devote his life to helping the poor all over the world. 5. I think this is more to show off the special effects than to help the film’s plot. (P 63 Line 34) 我认为这是为了更加突出电影出色的特技,而不是有助于表现电影的情节。 1. more … than … 1) I was more annoyed than worried when he didn’t come home._________________ 2) To them, music is more a way of life than just an interest. _________________ 2. show off 卖弄;炫耀 3) 她总穿紧身衣来炫耀她的好身材。 4) 他老爱炫耀卖弄。 1) 与其说担心，不如说恼怒。 2) 更是一种生活方式，而不仅是一个兴趣。 3) She likes to show off her nice figure by wearing tight dresses 4) He is always showing off. 6. This shows that the film-makers did not give enough thought to who the audience of the film would be. (P63 Line 37) give enough thought to:对……给予考虑 1) 纳塔利想对我说的话好好想一想。 Natalie wanted to ________________________________. 2) 他从来不把自己的病放在心上。 He never ________________________________. 3) 这件事情我未加思考就做了。 It was something I did ________________________________. 4) 想到要独自生活使她充满恐惧。 ________________________________ filled her with fear. 1) give a thought to what I said 2) gave a thought to his illness 3) without thought 4) The thought of living alone 7. The important and interesting parts of the film occur in the world of magic. (P63 Line 40) occur 为不及物动词，类似于 happen，take place，come about 1) 大火发生在清晨,许多人在火中丧身。 ________________________________________________________________. 2) 许多外国游客问：“熊猫是不是只在中国的四川才有?” ________________________________________________________________. 3) 我们怎么也没想到他成了著名的科学家。 ________________________________________________________________. 4) 我想到一个绝妙的主意——未来我们可以乘火箭到火星上去。 ________________________________________________________________. 1) The big fire occurred in the early morning and many people lost their lives. 2) Many foreign tourists asked, “Do pandas occur in Sichuan of China only?” 3) It never occurred to us that he had become a famous scientist.
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4) A wonderful idea occurred to me—we can travel to Mars in space shuttles in the future. [Explanation] 本课的语言点知识比较重要，所以采用边讲边练的方法促进学生思中学，学中思。所以， 设置以上主要以英汉互译形式的练习来诠释语言点。
Starting the project
Purpose of a film review: to inform readers about a particular film before they watch it. Steps of writing a film review: planning, preparing, producing, presenting. 1) Get into groups (5-6 Ss per group) Discuss the questions in Part B 2) One in each group write down the answers to questions 6-8. Choose a film to review. What should be included in a film review? topic, production year, plot, major characters, comment on the film. 3) Practice your presentation. 4) Each group should present your review to the others. You decide which group’s performance is the best. [Explanation] 小组合作是本课的主要教学目标之一，所以，课堂上应留一部分时间供小组讨论 Part B 的问题，消化上课所分析的影评结构和写作风格，制定本小组的合作计划，并向全班同学展 示。
1) Review the text. 2) Try to remember the language points and prepare to dictate them. 3) Finish writing a film review with your group members. [Explanation] 语言点的默写可以促进学生复习巩固课堂上的新知识，所以布置学生准备下节课的默 写；课堂上小组合作和展示只是一个计划性的内容，还没有完全成型，所以，课后要求同学 根据计划写出影评，就可真正达到本课设置的目的——学会写影评。
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