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					Unit 1 Newspapers
        Reading A
  A new school newspaper
1. vote for         投票赞成
2. take charge of   主管;掌管
3. ask for          要求;请求
4. take notes       记录
5. be responsible for   负责;有责任
6. talk … over      详谈;讨论
7. make a list of ... 把……列成清单
8. be free for (someone)
                    对(某人)免费
9. pay for          付费
10. make a decision about …
                    对……作出决定
11. ought to        应该
12. agree to do (sth)      同意做(某事)
13. in one week's time     一周后
14. a bit           一点儿;有点儿
          Before – reading
Brain storm
Making a small survey.
1.Do you often read newspaper?
2.What kind of newspaper do you like reading?
3.What do you usually read them for? why ...?
     4.Which famous newspaper do you
     know?
          List them.
A1 Before you read the report, quickly read the
 introduction and look at the picture. Then say
 whether you agree (A) or disagree (D) with
 these statements.
1 The report is probably about a school
  newspaper.
2 The students in the picture are having a
  meeting.
3 The students' hands are up because they want
  to ask a question.
While – reading
Skim the report and answer the question
What should the students do before
publishing a newspaper?
Read the whole article carefully and
answer the questions.
1.What did some Grade Eight students at Mayfield
  School want to do soon after the term started?
  They wanted to publish a newspaper.
2.Who took charge of the meeting?
    Joyce.
3.How many students attended the meeting? Who
  were they?

   There were five. They were Lucy, Tony,
   Joyce, Jessica and Ben.
4.What was the last question at the meeting?
 “What should the students call the newspaper?”

5.How soon will the students hold the next
  meeting?
  They will have the next meeting in one week’s
  time.
     6.Will the students make a decision about
           the name of the newspaper at the next
           meeting?
                       Yes, they will.
Read the following words and phrases from
the article and choose the best meaning from those listed below

                    1.publish
A. make the information or an opinion known
   to the public by sending sheets.
B. prepare and print a magazine, book, etc.
                      2.chief editor
A. the senior writer and the decision – maker
    of a newspaper.
B. A person who takes charge of a meeting.
                  3.suggest
A. recommend something to someone.
B. put forward a plan or idea for someone to
    think about.
                 4.experience
A. something that you do or that happens to
    you, especially something important that
    affects you.
B. skill and knowledge gained from doing
   something.
                   5.secretary
A. the person who looks after workmates.
B. the person who looks after a committee’s
   paper work and records.
                    6.section
A. an official document.
B. one of the parts into which it is divided.
                   7.conclude
A. finish, come to the end of.
B. say something true.
Read the article again and complete
exercise A3 and A4 on page 3.
    A3
1.Lucy, Tony, Joyce, Jessica and I were at the
  meeting.     Ben
2.She was an editor of her class newspaper
  last year. Joyce
3.You will be responsible for different sections
  of the paper. Lucy, Tony, and Jessica
4.Should they pay for it? the readers
5.What should we call it? The school
                          newspaper
A4 Read the report on page 2 again and
answer these questions with one or more words.

1.Why did the students elect Joyce the chief
  editor and Ben the secretary?
  They both had experience
                __________.
2.Was Joyce a popular choice as the chief
  editor? ____. Everyone ________ her.
          Yes             elected
3.What is the role of the secretary?
                            notes
  The secretary should take ______.
4.What are the editors of the newspaper
  responsible for?
                             different sections
  They are responsible for __________________
  of the newspaper.
5.Did the students easily agree on the
  name for the newspaper?
  ____. They all had _______________.
    No                their own ideas
6.When people cannot agree on ideas, what
  does Joyce ask them to do?
                     think about it a bit
  She asks them to _________________ longer.
           Main points:
△ elect vt. 选举. 推选. 选择. 决定
  (n. election选举)
eg. They elected Reagan as President.
   他们选举里根为总统。

           We elected to stay.
           我们决定留下。
△ publish vt. 出版 发表
  (publisher n. 出版商)
eg. He published several books.
   他出版了很多本书。
    Emily also published many poems.
   埃米莉还发表了许多诗篇。
△ suggest vt. 建议.提出
  (n. suggestion建议)
1.后跟名词或代词
eg. It was a mistake to suggest Paris as the
    meeting place.
 提议巴黎作为会晤地点是一个错误。
   If I remember, I even suggested it.
 如果我没有记错,这还是我提出的。
    2. 后跟动名词
         eg.
         Anson suggests meeting you in
         Morocco. 安森建议在摩洛哥和你见面
3. 跟从句(从句中动词多用原形,英国
  人有时加should)
  eg. Her father suggested she spend
      three months in Spain.
     她父亲建议她在西班牙待3个月。
    4. 和引读一起用
    eg.
    “Let’s go for a walk.” he suggested.
        “咱们去散步吧。”他建议说。
△ vote for
  投票赞成, 赞成选举某人, 建议, 提议
 eg. I may vote for her at the next
     election.

    下届选举我可能选她。

        I vote for stopping.
        我提议停止。
△ take notes 作笔记
 eg. She took notes on the
     professor’s lecture.
 她在教授的演讲中作笔记。
 Please take notes of the speech.
 请记下演说要点。
△ be responsible for 对…负有责任.
 (n. responsibility. 责任)
 eg. The bad weather is responsible
    for the small attendance.
 出席率低是因为天气不佳。
   What are you responsible for?
      你负责什么工作?
△ take over 连接,接管,继承
 eg.

He wanted to take over the job.
       他想接管这项工作。

   I don’t think I can take it over.
       我想我不能把它接下来。
△ consider vt. 考虑
 1. 跟动名词
e.g.He is considering going on holiday to Spain.
    他在考虑到西班牙度假。
 2. 跟名词或代词
   We must consider the matter carefully
   before we make our choice.
     在做出选择前我们必须考虑这事。
             They are considering him for the
             part of Rome.
               他们考虑让她扮演罗密欧。
△ make a decision 作决定.
 (v. decide决定)
  eg.
I’m beginning to think I made a wrong
decision.
  我开始觉得我作出了一个错误的决定

       He made a hasty decision.
       他做了一个匆促的决定。
△ conclude vt & vi 结束 终结
 (n. conclusion)
 e.g. We concluded our meeting at
     9 o’clock.
 我们九点钟结束了会议。
△ arrange vt. 安排. 提议
  (n. arrangement 提议,安排)
  eg. I arranged the books on the
      shelves.
    我把书排在桌子上。
    I’ve arranged to have Jack here.
     我安排好让Jack到这里来。
Fill in the table(不限格)
    Lucy, Tony, Joyce, Jessica and Ben wanted
      publish
 to _______ a newspaper, so they
 ______ a meeting after school. Tony
   held
  suggested                   chief editor
 __________ Joyce as the _____________
                      experience
 because she had ___________. Then we all
  voted for                   elected
 _________ her. And they ________ Ben to be
       secretary
 the _________. Lucy, Tony and Jessica
              editors
 would be _______ of the paper. They would
      ______________
 be responsible for different ________ of the
                                  sections
 paper.
Group work:

After we read the
newspaper, we ought to…
Homework:


1.B册 P1 1、2
2.说说国内及著名的英美报纸的名
 称并说出各个栏目的名称。

				
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