Unit3 Travel Journal
Journey Down the Mekong River
Part 1: The Dream and the Plan
By Lin Hong
Structure of my presentation
s of educational concepts
Analysis of teaching materials
Analysis of the students Analysis of teaching methods Analysis of learning strategies Analysis of teaching procedures
Analysis of educational concepts
Educational Concepts: Pay attention to the students’ foundation and develop their ability, including reading, speaking, listening, writing, Improve their autonomous learning ability, Focus on their affection and improve their humanistic awareness
Analysis of teaching material:
Travel Journal, from New Senior English for China, Book 1, Unit 3 first period of Unit 3, a new lesson. talk about traveling read about traveling
Analysis of teaching material:
1.knowledge goals: master some important words and expressions & have a good understanding of the main idea of the passage. 2.ability goals: to improve the students’ reading ability, to search for specific information and main idea, to conclude Wang Wei’s and Wang Kun’s attitudes toward the trip 3.Affective goals: know more about how to prepare for the travel journal both on physical and material aspects
Analysis of teaching material: teaching important and difficult points Important points: grasp and remember the detailed information of the text. Difficult points: understand the meaning of some words and long sentences from the context.
Analysis of the students
Students: at the age of 15 or 16, full of curiosity eager to show their abilities, solid foundation for further language learning expect to win other’s respect and love, hope to succeed in their study, Motivated by their teachers to make progress
Analysis of the teaching methods
“student-centered” in “new curriculum standard”：
1.Task-based language teaching method: help the students to take part in different tasks
2.communicative approach: interact with other people and to express their opinions in English 3.cooperative approach: learn how to cooperate with their partners and improve their ability.
Analysis of the learning strategies and teaching aids Learning strategies: autonomous learning cooperative learning teaching aids: computer, projector, textbook, pictures and videos
Analysis of teaching procedures reading-cycle: 1.Warming up 2. pre-reading 3.while-reading: fast reading, detailed reading 4. after-reading: discussion 5. homework
Look the following pictures and discuss with your partners: Can you tell me the names of the famous scenic spots ? Where are they ?
Disneyland (Hong Kong)
Leshan Buddha (Sichuan)
Can you tell me the names of the famous scenic spots ? Where are they ?
Liberty of Statue
the Terracotta Warriors
the Great Wall
Mount Fuji 日本富士山
Mount Qomolongma (Mount Everest)
Look at these different ways of transportation, think about their advantages and disadvantages, discuss with your partner and finish the form. Theoretical basis: task-based teaching approach & cooperative approach Autonomous learning & cooperative learning
Very cheap, efficient for short journeys, train or plane, no door-to door-- go the meals, uncomfortable small towns and cities Cheaper than the airplane, Takes longer than Views along the road the airplane arrive at the centre of the No meals, crowded cities Cheaper than plane More expensive than Comfortable, the train or bus. Accommodation(住宿) Not convenient for and meals visiting inland places Quick, time-saving, Comfortable Meals Expensive, Airports are far from the centre of the cities.
Disadvantag es longer than the Takes