Part I

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Unit6
IS AN ONLY CHILD A
LONELY CHILD?
•Pre-reading questions
•Structural analysis of the text
Outline •Text analysis
•Rhetorical features of the text
•Oral activities
•Writing practice
Pre-reading questions
• You are probably the only child,do you feel
lonely?Why?
• How many classmates in your class are the only
child?Do you think they are less capable of
interacting?
Structural analysis of the
text
• This text centres on the one-child family
issue. It can be divided into five parts.
• Part I (Paragraph 1 ) serves the Prelude.
• Part II (Paragraphs 2-3) is the Introduction.
• Part III (Paragraphs 4-5) is the Body.
• Part IV (Paragraph 6 ) is the Advantages of
having a single child.
Part V (Paragraph 7)is the Conclusion.
.
• Part I
1
Text analysis
• In this part the autor points out a delimma that
so many couples are faced with.
• Language work
• 1. dilemma-a situation in which it is difficult to
decide what to do
• 2. demanding-needing a of ability,effort,or skill
• 3. lonely -unhappy because you are alone or do
not have any one to talk to
• 4. financial resources - resources related to
money
1
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• Part II
Text analysis
• Two common arguments against having only one
child in the family are presented
• Language work
• 1.concern - a feeling of worry about sth.
important;sth. That worries you
• 2.negotiate -discuss sth. In order to reach an
agreement,esp. in business or politics
• 3.give-and-take -a willings between two people
or groups to understand each other,or to let
each other have or do some of the things they
want
Text analysis
• Part III
• The author cites specific figures and facts to
show that despite the disadvantages many
parents still choose to have only one child, and he
also points out some of the causes of their
decisions.
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Language work
1. decline -decrease in quality or importance
2. elect to do -(fml) choose to do sth.
3.prime -main; most important
4. equivalent -having the same value,purpose,etc.
as a person or thing of a different kind
• Part IV
Text analysis
• The author briefly states th advantages
of having a single child.
• Language work
• 1.adovate -sb. who publicly supports sb.
else or sth.
• 2.jealousy - anger and unhappiness
because sb. has sth. That you wish you
had
• self-esteem - the feeling of being
satisfied with your own abilities,and that
you
deserve
to
be
liked
or
respected;self-respect
Text analysis
• Part Ⅴ
• The concluding part, makes clear the writer’s
opinion on the issue under discussion.
• Language work
• 1.circumstances- the conditions that affect an
action, event, situation, etc.
• 2.unique -being the only of its kind
• 3.appropriate -correct or suitable for a
particular time, situation, or purpose
• 4.spouse -(flm) a husband or wife
Oral activities
Giving a talk “The advantages and
disadvantages of being the only
child at home.
Thank you!
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