《People and places》Unit 1 People arourd us（Period 1）
Can you see the stars?
Yes,I see stars.
Who are they?
They are Hi and Lo.
Where are they?
They are at a concert.
What are they doing?
They're listening to a concert.
Can they see the stars clearly?
What does "see the stars" mean to Hi?
It means "see the famous people on the stage".
What does "see the stars"mean to Lo?
It means "see stars after your head was hit".
Besides famous people,who else do we care about?
My sister is beautiful.
My mum is patient.
What is special about your family?
Our father is strong!
A1 Do you know these words for describing people?
Complete the sentences with the correct words from the box.
cheerful hard-working patinet smart
Tom is very _______.He can always answer the teacher's questions.
Jim and David are _______.They are always happy.
THese are ______ students.They study hard.
She is a _______ mum.She takes time to help her child.
In pairs,practise using the words about people.Follow the example.
S1:What do you think of him?
S2:He is very smart.
S1:Why do you think that?
S2:Because he can always answer the teacher's questions correctly.
Before you read
Look at te pictures and the titles of the three article on page 3.Then circle the correct anwers to complete the sentences below.
Mr Li is ______.
a a Maths teacher b an Art teacher
Alice probable likes _______.
a playing table tennis.
b drawing pictures
Grandma was always _____.
a sad b cheerful
My grandma was a short woman with grey hair.She was always cheerful.She was a very good cook.Her dishes were probably the best in the world!I will never forget the taste, and the smell as well.
Grandma took care of my family.She was really kind and patient.She died two years ago and I miss her very much.
Alice is my best friend.She is a tall girl with glasses.She often tells me jokes to mek me laugh,but she never makes fun of others.
Alice is a smart girl.She is good at maths.We often study and play table tennis together.I hope we will always remain friends.
Mr Li is my Maths teacher.He is tall and thin.His calsses are always full of fun.He uses lots of games in his teaching.
Mr Li is strict about our studies,but he always encourages s and give us support.He often says."Never give up and you'll be successful".
Remain calm!All is well!
=stay the same,still be
=stop trying to do something
take care of
tell sb.a joke
What will Ben never forget about his grandma's dishes?
I will never forget the taste,and the smell as well.
I will never forget the taste.
I will never forget the smell,either.
She often tells me jokes to make me laugh,but she never makes fun of others.
His classes are always full of fun.
be full of =be filled with
Never give up and you will be successful.
If you never give up,you will be successful.
D1 Read the three article on page 3 to find out about the three people below.Then complete the table.
Ben's grandma short,with grey hair died two years ago.
Joyce's best friend tall,with glasses good at Maths.
Amy's Maths teacher tall and thin always encourages his students.
C1 The words in italics and from the three articles on page 3.Circle the correct answers to complete these sentences.
1 Mandy is always cheeful.She is always _________.
a sad b happy
2 Sam forgot Jack's address.He ________ Jack's address.
a didn't remember b didn't write down
3 My mum takes care of my grandma.She _______ him.
a looks after b lives with
4 Jason hopes that he and Mandy will remain good friends,Mandy also hopes they will _________ good friends.
a find b still be
5 Leo's parents always encourage him.They always _______ him ______.
a give... a lot of hopw b make ...feel sad
6 Tom often gives up easily.He usually _______ very soon after he starts.
a keeps trying to do something b stops trying to do something
C2 A school newspaper reporter interview Ben,Alice and Mr Li,Complete their conversations with the words from the box.
forgot gives up miss remain strict about successful
1 Reporter:Ben,do you still _________ your grandma?
Ben:Yes,She was so kind.I'll kind never ________ her.
2 Reporter:What do you think of Joyce,Alice?
Alice:She's my best friend.She's very friendly.I really like her.
I'm sure we'll always _______ friends.
3 Reporter:What do you think of Amy,Mr Li?
Mr Li:She's _______ her studies,so she's always._____ in her exams.She never ______ when there are difficulties.
D2 Read the articles again and answer the questions below in complete sentences.
1 What did Ben's grandma do for his family?
She took care of Ben's family.
2 How does Alice make Joyce laugh?
She often tells Joyce jokes to make her laugh.
3 What do Alice and Joyce often do together?
They often study and play table tennis together.
4 Why are Mr Li's classes always full of fun?
Because he uses lots of games in his teaching.
5 How does Mr Li encourage his students?
He often says,"Never give up and you will be successful".
Retell the text with the help of the table.
S1:Who do you like?
S1:Who is Mr Li.
S2:He is my Maths teacher.
S1:Why do you like him?
S2:Because his classes are always full of fun.
S1:What does he look like?
S2:He is tall and thin.
S1:Is he strict about your studies?
S2:Yes,But he always encourages us and gives us support.
People around us
D3 Discuss and answer the question below with your classmates.
1 What is special about your grandma/grangpa?
2 What kind of person would you like to make friends with?
3 What do you like about your teachers?