高中英语 Module4 Sandstorms in Asia Reading and Vocabulary课件 外研社必修3_图文
Sandstorms in Asia
Enjoy a short video then ask the students to answer these questions.
Before watching the video, please look at the following questions.
Answer these questions
What is happening? (2) What is the cyclist wearing and why? (3) What do you think happens to traffic in this situation? Why (4) If you were a weather expert, what would you advise people to do in this situation?
A video about a violence of nature
Watch the video <sandstorm>
The passage is about sandstorms in Asia. Look at the title and picture in the text. Can you predict what the passage will tell us?
Ⅲ. While-reading 1. The passage structure should be A: ① B. ① ② C. ①
②③④⑤ ⑥ ③④⑤ ⑥ ② ③④⑤ ⑥ （A）
2. Read through the passage and then match each part with its main idea.
Part One A: Sandstorms --- a major disaster for many Asian countries. B: the government is planting trees to prevent sandstorms coming nearer. C: the description, places, causes and effects of sandstorms as well as weather experts’ advice on sandstorms.
Part Two Scanning
Decide whether the following statements are true or false.
1. Northwest China is the sandstorm center in Central Asia. 2. Sandstorms begin in desert areas. (T)
3. Sandstorms in China appear to have decreased in recent years.
4. Desertification is only because people cut down trees and dig up grass.
5. The Chinese Central Weather Station can’t forecast a sandstorm some weeks before it arrives in Beijing.
6. The desert is 250 kilometers away to the west of Beijing. So there is no need to take some measures.
Part Three coming up with your question.
Each group should raise a question by yourselves and let other groups answer and you will be the judges.
Retell the text by filling in the blanks. Sandstorms are strong, dry winds that carry
sand They are often____ thick that you cannot ______. so
see the sun, and the wind is sometimes strong
enough move sand dunes ______to ______.
part Northwest China is _____ of the sandstorm centre in Central Asia. desert Sandstorms begin in ______areas. process Desertification is a _______that happens when land becomes desert because of climate changes and because people ______ dig up ______ _____trees and _____ _____ cut down grass. Sandstorms sometimes affect wake up _____Beijing. Citizens _____ _____ ______ an orange sky and strong winds to that _______the city in a thick, browncover yellow______. dust
The Chinese Central Weather forecast Station can ______a sandstorm some weeks before it arrives in Beijing, but the strength _______of the storm sometimes surprises ________ people. The desert is only 250 kilometers to away ______the west of Beijing. In order to prevent ______it coming nearer, the _______has government planted more than 30 billion trees and plans to ________ planting for continue the next five years.
Ⅴ. Pair Work
Work in pairs to prepare an interview .one of the two partners acts as an interviewer from CCTV-9, and the other has experience in the sandstorm. You can start like this A: Excuse me, I’m the reporter from CCTV, and could you spare me a few minutes? I’d like to ask you several questions on sandstorms. B: Absolutely. Go ahead. A: ……? B: ……
Ⅵ. Group Work: Discussion
As we all know, our school was also struck by sandstorms and as a senior high student, what should we do to prevent sandstorms? Now discuss it in your group and present it to us.
What have you learnt from this passage?
Designing a poster that encourages people to look after the environment. Structure of a poster: Part 1: Heading information Part 2: A picture Part 3: More