Unit4 Global warming
NSEFC Book 6 -- Unit 4
Enable the students to learn some information about the current situation of the global warming and know what we should do about it.
Teaching important& difficult point
How to help the students to get the information about the current situation of the global warming and know what we should do about it.
tape recorder, slides
Step1 Lead in
Have you ever seen the film The Day After Tomorrow?
What kind of disasters have you seen in the film?
What have you learnt from the film?
What causes the global warming?
What is the effect of global warming?
Step 2 Skimming
Skim the first letter, and answer the questions below:
1. Who is the writer?
A student named Ouyang Guang.
2. What is the purpose of the email? / What are the two concerns of the email?
① His opinion that, as an individual, he can have no effect on environmental
② getting some suggestions for what he can do about global warming.
3. Read the second email, and answer the question:
Does Earth Care agree with Ouyang Guang's opinion that individuals can have no effect?
No, Earth Care does not agree.
Step 3 Scanning
Scan the letter and list Earth Care's suggestions in the chart on P30, and discuss whether you can carry out each suggestion. Give reason for you answers.
Step 4 Language points
1. make a difference
make a difference(1)有很大差别, 有很大不同(2)有很大的关系/影响
make some/ no difference to对...有些/没有关系
That makes no difference to me.那对我没有影响。
Exercise can make a great difference to your health.锻炼对你的健康产生很大的影响。
2. put up with
put up with 忍受;忍耐;受苦
That woman, as a housewife, has a lot to put up with. 作为家庭主妇,那女人得忍受很多烦恼。
put aside 节省(钱、时间);储蓄;把......放在一边
put away 收拾起来;储存(钱);喝掉
put back 放回原处;拖延 put down 写下;记下;控制
put forward 提出(意见、建议);推荐
put off 延期;推迟 put on 假装;增加;上演(戏剧)
put out 熄灭;使忧虑;扑灭;出版
put up 举起;张开(伞);张贴;为......提供食宿
3. so long as / as long as
as long as 只要，如果
As long as there is life there is hope.
You can go out, as / so long as you promise to be back before 11 o'clock.
I'll accept any job as / so long as I don't have to get up early.
在用as / so long as连接的从句中,当其谓语为be,而主语和主句的主语相同时,则从句的主语和be可以省略。如:
I'm sure we are safe as long as (we are) in his care. 我深信只要在他的保护下,我们就会平安无事.
Step 5 Homework
Surf the internet to know more about what we can do about global warming.