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					Unit 6 Home Sweet Home



         Lesson B Where I Live
        Warm-up Activity

buy an                     rent an
apartment?                 apartment ?




price                       family
                career     members
             development
      Before-watching: Prediction
Look at the pictures from the video and predict the story.
                     characters




   Mike                 Tara                 Takeshi
                       No apartment…
Mike! Welcome          goodbye New York.
 to New York!

1                                          2


        My friend     This is the living
        Takeshi ...   room.



3                                          4
                 While-watching
                       Word-guessing
Task 1     Watch the clip of the video and try to get the
         meaning of “furnished” from the context.
                      Inference
Task 2 Watch the video and answer the following
       T/F questions.

   Mike seems to be satisfied with the apartment at the
   first sight.                              _____ False
                                             True _____

   We can infer from the passage that the average
   rent in New York is lower than that in other cities.
                                              _____ False
                                              True _____
    We can infer from the passage that the
    average rent in New York is higher than
    that in other cities .
                    Inference
Task 2 Watch the video and answer the following
       T/F questions.
                      Inference
Task 2 Watch the video and answer the following
       T/F questions.

   Mike seems to be satisfied with the apartment at the
   first sight.                              _____ False
                                             True _____

   We can infer from the passage that the average
   rent in New York is lower than that in other cities.
                                              _____ False
                                              True _____
    We can infer from the passage that the
    average rent in New York is higher than
    that in other cities .
                      Note-taking
Task   3
         Watch the video and complete the form below.

 Which floor:___________
             the third floor

 Rent: _____
        $800
 How many rooms: ____
                  4

 Facilities:

 Living room: ___________________
              sofa, a lamp, table, TV
 Kitchen: ___________________________
          table, chairs, microwave a fridge

          a bed, a table, a lamp, a desk, two chairs
 Bedroom: __________________________________
              tenant     landlord


be interested in        It’s on the third floor.
Which floor is it on?   There are/ is…
Are/Is there…           In the kitchen, we’ve got…
How much is the rent?   It’s cheap, it’s only …
I’ll take it.
Post-watching: Role-play


    Form into pairs, one plays the role of a tenant,
1
    the other plays the role of a landlord


2   Make a conversation based on the information
    on the cue card.
Assignment: Students’ Rental Questionnaire

               Students’ Rental Questionnaire

 Gender:     Male     Female
 Maximum rent: ______
 Preferred location: ______



  Finish the questionnaire.
  Interview 3 students, record the conversation.
  Hand in the questionnaire & the recordings.
    Review of Today’s Lesson

1   Discussion: buy or rent an apartment


2   Pre-watching: prediction


3   While-watching:
    word-guessing, inference, note-taking

4   Role-play activity: apartment renting

				
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