《Man's best friends》Unit 4 Save the trees.（Listening Speaking）
then next after
When you are listening,pay special attention to the folowing words.They will help you understand the text.
First(ly),second(ly),etc. to introduce list or a sequence of things
For example,... to give an example or examples
However,... to give a different idea
For example... 用于举例
In addition 用于增加一项相近的内容。
first(ly),second(ly),third(ly),next,then,finally,first of all,because,as a result,so,but,however,though,even though,yet,and,also,too,as well as,in this way,still,not only...but also...,not...but...,in additions(to),for example,if,after(that)...
Listen to a radio program about pine trees and complete the notes below.Write one word or figure in each blank.
We can find pine trees in almost every ________ of China.
People grow pine rees in cities because they are always __________ and they make the environment more _________.
Pine trees are very _______.
--They can grow in difficult environments.
Pine trees have very _________ lives.
--Some of them live more than ________ years.
Pine trees are useful.
--We use them to make ________.
--We use them in ______ medicine to fight against diseases.
Read the notes about pine trees.Try to sum up all the uses of a pine tree.
Learn about /sk/,/sp/and /st/
Pay attention to these words with /sk/,/sp/and /st/.Read them aloud.
ask risk school sky
crisp grasp space speed
first star study west
Steve is a student,He always skates at half past three.
I have bought a special gift for my favourite star in our school.
Pay attention to these words with /sl/and /sm/.Read them aloud.
sleep slide slow
small smile smoke
Pay attention to these words with /pl/and /pr/.Read them aloud.
plane please reply
practice present pretty
Pay attention to these words with /kw/and /twl/.Read them aloud.
question quiet quit
between twelve twenty
Repeat the words after the tape.
/sk/ ask school score sky
/sp/ crisp space special sped
/st/ first star step stop
/sl/ sleep slide slow
/sm/ small smile smoke
/pl/ plane please reply
/pr/ practice present pretty
/kw/ question quiet quit
/tw/ between twelve twenty
Read these sentences.pay attention to the letters in bold.
1.Stanley is small and slim.He is a smart student,but he works slowly when he is sleepy.
2.The queen likes playing sport.She likes skating a lot.She can skeat at a very high speed because she practises a lot.
3.They planned to have a quick meeting on the project for twenty minutes,but the speaker did not stop speaking until twenty past twelve.
Save the trees because they are so important!
In groups,discuss why trees are important.
Why are trees so important?
Trees are good for...
We can make...
We also get...
The uses of trees
Trees are very important in our daily life.Firstly,they are god for people's health because they take in harmful gases from the air and produce oxygen for people to breathe.Secondly,they can protect the environment by stopping the soil from being washed away and by stopping sandstorms.Thirdly,trees also provide people with a lot of things.We use wood to make furniture.We can also get fruit,oil and tea from trees.So we must protect trees.