Task 2: Scanning Read the text on page 13 for 2 minutes and answer the following questions. What is standard English? What are dialects?
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 What is standard English? Standard English is believed to be the English spoken on TV and the radio but this no such thing as standard English. What are dialects? Dialects are words and expressions different form the standard language. standard English dialects
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 Task 3: Skimming Underline the topic sentence of each paragraph. Para1:What is standard English? Para2:When people use words and expressions different from the ‘standard language’, it is called a dialect. Para3: Geography also plays a part in making dialects.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 Task 4: careful reading Read the text for 5 minutes and answer the following questions. How many dialects of American English have been listed in the text? What are they? 1.How many dialects of American English have been listed in the text? What are they? 2.Why do people from both Northeastern and Southeastern U.S. speak with almost the same dialect? And what kind of dialect is it? 3.Why are there so many dialects in American English?
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 1.How many dialects of American English have been listed in the text? Midwestern, southern, African American and Spanish dialects Midwestern, southern, African American and Spanish dialects
2.Why do people from both Northeastern and Southeastern of U.S. speak with almost the same dialect? Because when Americans moved from one place to another, they took their dialects with them. Because when Americans moved from one place to another, they took their dialects with them.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 3.Why are there so many dialects in American English? That’s because people come from all over the world to America. And geography also plays a part in making dialects.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 Task 5: Write a summary of the text The passage discusses the definition of standard English and dialects as well as points out the importance of geography in making dialects, using dialects in American English as an example.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 1.What’s standard English? standard (adj.) standard time standard size ISBN International Standard Book Number Language focus
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 (n.) 标准, 规格 meet the standard 符合标准 standard of living 生活水平
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 2. Believe it or not, there’s no such thing as standard English. 信不信由你, I 在街上看见周杰伦啦！ Believe it or not, I caught sight of Jay Zhou in the street ！
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 no such …( 单数 ) as… 世界上根本没有鬼。 There is no such thing as ghosts in the world. 世界上没有免费的午餐。 There is no such thing as a free lunch
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 3. However, even on TV and the radio you will hear differences in the way people speak. the way 后面接定语从句时, 关系代词用 that/in which 或不用关系代词。 I did it in the way that/in which/( ) you taught me.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 I don’t like___ you speak to her. A. the way B. the way in that C. the way which D. the way of which
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 4. America English has many dialects, especially the mid-western, southern, African American and Spanish dialects. Observe and tell the difference. Our garden is beautiful, especially in autumn. I came here specially to see you. especially 尤其, 表达事物不寻常或特别重要 specially 专门 ( 指专为某一目的 )
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 5. Geography also plays a part in making dialects. help to cause/make something happen = play a role in 他的成功有运气的成分在内。 Luck plays a part in his success. 龙永图在中国加入 WTO 中发挥了重要的作用. Long Yongtu plays an important role in China’s entry into WTO.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 plays the role/part of 扮演 …… 的角色, 起 …… 的作用 他在《灰姑娘》里扮演了南瓜的角色. He played the role of a pumpkin in Cinderella.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 6.Although many America move a lot, they still recognize each other’s dialects. recognize (pick out) 我一下就认出那个贼。 I recognized the face of the thief at once. recognize sth./sb. as sth./sb. 把 … 认作 … He is recognized as the best footballer in the world.
广州市教育局教学研究室英语科 1. Copy words from dialect to the end. Leave out the one marked with an triangle except ‘dialect’. Dictation tomorrow. 2. Textbook p40 exercise 3 the rest of translation exercise. 3. A&A exercise Homework