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Unit 7 Canada

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教学设计方案:Lesson 25

Teaching Aims
  1. Know about the difference between American English and Canadian English.
  2. Practise in pairs,telling the difference between two things or two countries.
  3. Study the language points in this lesson.
Step I Revision and Warming - up
  1. The teacher may start like this
  Now, boys and girls, we’ve learned English for nearly more than five years. In which countries in the world do the people speak English?
  The teacher collects the names of the countries, write them on the blackboard, and practise their pronunciation, especially word stress.
  England , Australia, New Zealand, America , Canada , and so on.
Step II Introduction
  1)Say to the Ss: In the world there are so many English - speaking Countries. But do you know in different countries, people don’t speak English in the same way. So, in this period, we are going to learn the difference between American English and Canadian English. In today’s lesson, we are going to meet Dean; he’s Canadian. He is talking about Canadian English.
  2)Which of the following does he talk about: grammar, vocabulary, spelling or pronunciation?
  3)Write these words on the blackboard. Get the Ss to read the dialogue quickly and give the answers (Vocabulary, Spelling, Pronunciation)
Step III Listening
  1.Play the tape of the dialogue for the Ss to listen and follow. Now Dean is talking about Canadian English.
  2 Ask the Ss to answer the two questions.
  1).Is an American accent very different from a Canadian   accent?
  2).Do people have the same accent all over the country?
Step Ⅳ Oral Practice
  1.Repeating and imitating the pronunciation and intonation about the dialogue.
  2.Ask the Ss to do pair work or group work to practise this dialogic. One plays the role of Dean and the other Fang Qun. Then change the roles.
Step Ⅴ Summary of Lesson 25
  To the whole class. After learning the dialogue , what do we know about Canadian English ?
  Answer: There are just a few differences between a Canadian accent and an American accent. Most Canadians say news [ nju:z] , but Americans say [ nu:z] . Canadians mainly use American words, but they use quite a lot of British words too. Generally speaking, newsp apers follow the American way, but conference reports and schoolbooks use British spelling. In the eastern provinces, or some country areas, people speak quite differently from the rest of Canada.
Step ⅥLanguage focus
  The teacher presents the following points on slides or on a screen, and asks the Ss to explain the uses of them. The teacher helps them when they have difficulties.
  1) tell the difference between
  2) fill…with
  3) follow the American way
  4) That sounds strange.
Step Ⅶ Workbook
  1.Wb Lesson 25 Ex.
  Call out one or two Ss and ask them to read aloud each sentence. Ask the class Right or Wrong?
  2. Wb Lesson 25 Ex. 2 and 3
  1).First let the Ss read the dialogue to make sure the Ss know the dialogue very well before they start doing Ex 2. Then call out one or two Ss to read out their completed passage to the whole class to check the answers.
  2).Ex 3. First get the Ss to work in pairs or in groups and then ask several pairs to read out their dialogues.

Lesson 26

Teaching Aims

  1. Learn Lesson 26 to get the brief ideas of Canada, such as the size, the weather, the history, the agriculture, energy, geography, and the language.

  2. The students are required to answer the questions raised both by the teacher and in the passage.

Step Revision

  1. Check the homework exercises.

  2. Revise the dialogue in Lesson 25 by asking the Ss to act out their dialogue.

  3. Get the Ss to do some oral work with the key words and sentence patterns in Lesson 25.

Step Introduction

  1)T: Today we’ll learn something about Canada. What do you already know about this country? Is there anybody in our class who has ever been to Canada before? T encourages the Ss to discuss before .

  2) T shows a map of Canada, asking and answering the following questions.


1.Is Canada larger or smaller than China?

 -Larger than China.

2. What do you think the weather is like in Canada?

 -Weather in the north, temperatures in the south, temperatures in the west.

Step Listening and Word Study

  1.Play the tape and let Ss listen and follow.

  2.Deal with Part 3 and 4 on Page 35. Explain what the Ss have to do. Then let them work individually at this exercise, check them in the end.

Step Reading

  Get the Ss to read the passage carefully, paying attention to the correct way of saying the population, the size, the temperatures, and then get the Ss to answer the following.

Step Practice

  1. Get the Ss to do SB Page 39, Part 3 word study. First explain to them what they have to do, then let them do this exercise individually and check their answers.

  2. Ask the Ss to do SB Page 39 Part 4, following the example and doing it in pairs and check their answers at the end.

  3. Get the Ss to do Note making and discussion. First make sure that the Ss know what to do, then ask them to do Note making individually and do the discussion in pairs or in groups.

Step Further practise

  1)T organizes the Ss to divide several groups, talk about the topic is what’s the most impression of the Canada for you? T gives them a few minutes to change their ideas ,then ask a group to talk in front of the class.

  2) According to the text, T let them work individually at this time, then T asks several Ss to say about it.

Same as China

Different from China

Large land

Canada has 2 official languages

Step Workbook

  1). Lesson 26Ex.2. helps Ss revise the information about Canada and English numbers. After finishing their pair work, some of the Ss may be asked to read aloud the whole passage to the rest of the whole class.

  2).Before doing Ex 3, revise the phrases in the box by doing Chinese - English translation.     Then open books. Let the Ss do the exercise in pairs and finally check the answers with the whole class.

Step Summary

  Books closed. Get the Ss to tell the teacher as much information about Canada as they can.


  Canada is the second largest country in the world. The distance from east to west is over 5 500 kilometres and covers six of the world’s 24 time areas. The population of Canada is about 29 million and the capital is Ottawa. There are two official languages, French and English, as in China, the weather is different from area to area. Canada has one third of the world’s supply of fresh water. Most of the electricity is produced by water.


29 million


French settlers


5, 500 kilometres

Covers six of

The world’s 24 time areas







Oil, natural gas






Different from area to area

north, winter

long, hard

-60 average -10 summer 20 Jan 3 July 18

Step Homework

  Retell the whole text, finish off the exercises left.

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