Unit 4 Why don’t you talk to your parents
Section A 1a—1c
1) 能掌握以下单词：allow, wrong
—I have to study too much so I don’t get enough sleep.2 I have too much homework so I don’t have any free time to do things I like. 3My parents don’t allow me to hang out with my friends.4 I got into a fight with my best friend. 5I have too many after-school classes. 6Why don’t you talk to him about it……
1) Talk about the problems.
2) Learn how to communicate with others.
3)Improve the interest and skills of listening.
multimedia, blackboard, tape-recorder.
Step 1 Greeting and lead-in
T: Good morning, boy and girls.
S:Good morning, Mrs. Zhang.
This is a special class. Are you happy? Since we are happy, let’s sing a song, “My schoolbag”. It’s a good song, but the boy is unhappy. He has a problem, his schoolbag is too heavy. Do you have the same problem?
Step 2 Presentation
If some has a problem, how to ask him about his problem?
-- What’s the matter with you?
--What’s the trouble with you?
--What’s the wrong with you ?
Step 3 Problems
1）study too much
2）too much homework
3) allow sb to do sth
4) too many after-school classes
5) get into a fight with sb
Do you think they are serious or not?
Step 4 Play a guessing game
Imagine this is your problem. Can you guess “What’s wrong with you?”
Step 5 Talking
Look at these problems. Do you think they are serious or not?
① I have to study too much so I don’t get enough sleep.
② I have too much homework so I don’t have any free time to do things I like.
③ My parents don’t allow me to hang out with my friends.
④ I have too many after-school classes.
⑤ I got into a fight with my best friend.
Step 6 Listening Practice
Listen and circle the problems you hear in 1a.
Check the students’ answers.
What’s her friend’s advice?
Step7 Give advice
1.Why don’t you do….?
2.Why not do….?
3.You should do…
4.You could do….
5.You had better do….
Step 8 Pair work
1. Show them some pictures then ask them to make conversations.
2. Let some pairs act out their conversations.
eg. A: What’s wrong?
B: I’m really tired because I studied until midnight last night?
A: Why don’t you go to sleep earlier this evening?
Step 9 Group work
1.Work in groups. Everyone in the group should speak.
A:What’s wrong with you ?
C:Why don’t you….?
D:Why not ….
G:You had better…..
2.Discuss in groups. What’s your biggest problem in your life?
Then others give advice .Chang the ways to give advice one by one.
Translate the sentences into English.
1.How to talk about problems.
2.How to give advice.
Write three conversations about your three problems and your friends’ advice.
Unit 4 Why don’t you talk to your parents?
Problems (What’s wrong?) Advice
1.study too much do sth.? 1.Why don’t you
2.too much homework 2.Why not do sth.?
3.allow sb to do sth 3.You should do sth.
4.too many after-school classes 4.You could do sth
5.get into a fight with sb 5.You had better do sth.