高二英语上册Unit6_reading_(Book_IIA)

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…to examine some of the major trends
in contemporary society.
to predict what life will be
like in the future.
we can not be sure, but we
can hope.
Scan the text to find out in which paragraph you
can find answers to the questions.
1. How will people shop in the future? Para 3
2. How will people travel in the future? Para 2
3. What will schools be like in the future? Para 5
4. What will the future be like in generals?Para 1、6
Explanation
1. One way to catch a glimpse of
the future is to examine some of the
major trends in contemporary society.
了解未来概况的一种办法是察看当代
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(1) catch a glimpse of sb.意为“瞥
见, 一见”。如:
I caught a glimpse of our new
neighbor.
我们的新邻居我只看过一眼。
(2) major意为"重大的,主要的",指
在规模,数量,重要性方面超出同类
的其他事物。如:
John has also played a major part
in the improvement of the paper.
约翰在改进这份报纸的工作中也起了
较大的作用。
(3) contemporary用作形容词,意为“同
时期的”、“当代的”,用作名词,意为
“同时期的人”、“同辈”、“报刊同
业”。如:
contemporary literature 当代文学
Keats and Shelley were contemporaries.
济慈和雪莱是同代人。
1. 未来的生活
1. life in the future
2. 对...讲做
有可能
2. It is possible for sb. to
do sth.
3. 对未来发展做
出一些预测
2. make forecasts about
future development
4. 窥测
3. catch a glimpse of
5. 主要趋势
4. major trends
6. 在当代社会
5. in contemporary
society
Fast reading
1. What are the current trends of
transportation?
Modern transportation is
becoming cleaner, faster and safer.
Transportation
new technology…
How is transportation becoming? What
cleaner …develop new fuels
do current trends indicate?
and engines
What are being done to make the
current
faster cleaner,
an amazing
430km/h
transportation
faster and
safer?
trend
safer
To ensure safety, an
advanced computer
system…
Careful reading
Compared with the past, what is the most
important thing in future transportation?
No pollution is the most important thing.
 Why will the maglev train be popular in
the future?
Why will the maglev train be popular in the future?
Environmentally friendly
energy -saving
Maglev train
Amazing speed---430 km/h
Controlled by an advanced
computer system.
1.Use some adjs to describe the maglev train
fast
safe
friendly
noiseless
energy-saving
impollutable
2.which is considered most by the scientists,
speed, safety or pollution ?
A good example of how transportation is
changing is the new maglev train, which is
environmentally friendly, energy-saving
and travels at an amazing 430 km/h.
公共交通正在改善的一个很好例子就是磁
悬浮列车,它环保、节能而且以每小时430
公里的惊人速度行驶。
(1) 宾语从句可能作动词的宾语或者介词的
宾语。如:
It all depends on whether or not she’s got
the time. 这完全取决于她是否有时间。
(2) 介词at可以表示“以……速度/价钱/比
率”。如:
They sold the beef at a high price.
他们高价卖掉牛肉。
(3) 本句涉及到三种构词法:
① maglev是magnetic和levitation缩写
而成,是缩略词。
② transportation (transport),
environmentally (environment),
friendly (friend) 和amazing (amaze)
是派生词。
③ energy-saving 是“n.+ -ing”构成
的合成形容词。
3. To ensure safety, the train is
controlled by an advanced computer
system.
为了确保安全,火车是由先进的计
算机系统控制。
ensure强调肯定、确信某事,意为
“确保,保证“常用于ensure sth.或
ensure sb. that...中。如:
We can ensure that the work shall be
done in the right way.
我们可以保证把工作做好。
1. 当前的趋势
current trends
2. 公共交通
public transportation
3. 新型的磁悬浮列车
the new maglev train
4. 环保
environmentally friendly
5. 以430公里的惊人时速 at an amazing 430km/h
ensure safety
6. 保证安全
On-line shopping
1.How will people do business in the
future?
2.What has shopping become for people?
3.How will people pay for their purchases
in the future?
2. How will people
mainly do business
in the future?
Business
who
how
advantages
1. What have many companies and consumers
People online
doing?
don’tbegun
shopping
go out.
… makes it easier for
companies to keep in touch
2. What is becoming with…
more and more popular?
3.
How
will
people
shop
in
the
future?
People a pleasant mall …combines shopping with fun
do go
out to
shop.
instead of
People use smart cards instead
a crowded store of cash to pay for their
purchases.
Smart cards
shopping
Online shopping
mall
Shopping has become a
entertainment
form of _____________.
smart card
instead of cash.
shopping with fun
shop
eat
see films
dance
1.How will people do business in
the future?
E-commerce, or business done
on the Internet.
2. What has shopping become
for people?
A form of entertainment
3. How will people pay for their
purchases in the future?
People will use smart cards,
which contain a tiny chip,
instead of cash.
1. 通常
1. as usual
2. 改变方式
2. reform the way
3. 网上购物的好处 3. advantages of online shopping
4. 保持联系
4. keep in touch with
5. 寻找
5. search for
6. 生活必需品
6. basic goods
7. 把…结合在一起 7. combine …with…
What makes it possible for people to enjoy
a longer life?
1. People will pay attention to ….
2. People are careful about….
3. Advances in medical science
allow us….
4. New discoveries in …and … may
lead to….
What makes it possible for people to enjoy
a longer life?
People :
pay attention to……
care about ……
exercise……
Scientists & physicians :
advances
in ……in ……
discoveries
Advances in
medical science
have made it
possible for us to
deal with new
diseases like
SARS.
Health & medicine
.
1.
F People in the future will live a shorter and
unhealthier life.
2.
F People now are paying no attention to the
importance of a healthy diet.
3.
F Advances in culture allow us to deal with
new diseases.
4.
T With a better understanding of the human
body, more diseases can be cured.
5.
T New discoveries may lead to changes in the
way diseases are cured and medicines are
made.
Choose the right answers
Health and medicine
1.What will people do in the future?
A. They are careful about what they eat.
B. They exercise regularly.
C. They can deal with new diseases.
D. A, B and C
2.What kind of life will people enjoy in the
future?
A. A longer life
C. active in old age
B.A healthier life
D. A, B and C
Para4:Health and medicine:Fill in the blanks
People in the future will be able to enjoy
active
a longer
_____ and healthier
________life and remain ____
even in old age. People will pay more
attention to the importance
_________ of a healthy
diet and an active life. Some new ________
diseases
such as SARS, smallpox have already been
defeated
______ by new medicine. New ____
discoveries
in genetics and biochemistry may lead to
changes in the way diseases are cured
_______
____ and
medicines are ______.
made
4.
People in the future will be able to enjoy a longer and
healthier life and remain active even in old age.
将来人们的寿命会更长,身体更健康,甚至在年迈时
保持活力。
本句中remain用作连系动词,意为“保持;仍然是”,
后接名词、形容词、介词短语、分词等作表语。如:
The death of the innkeeper still remains a mystery.
客栈老板之死仍然是个谜。
I asked her a question but she remained silent.
我问了她一个问题,但她保持沉默
1. 更加长寿健康
enjoy a longer and healthier life
2. 保持积极的生活 remain active
3. 更加注重
pay more attention to
4. 定期运动
exercise regularly
5. 治疗新的疾病
deal with new diseases
6. 引起
lead to
 How will the schools of the
future be different from what they
are today?
There may be more “schools on
the air” and “e-schools”.
 How will the way we view
learning and knowledge change?
We will become lifelong learners.
In the future
there will be many
more “schools on
the air” and “eschools”, which can
help us to study
whenever and
wherever possible.
Education & knowledge
ordinary
schools
classroom
education
young
students
schools on the air
e-schools
distance education
lifelong learners
1. How will people study at home in the future ?
by watching educators on TV or
computer screen
2. Which of the following proverbs can replace the sentence“Instead
of being students only when we are young, we will become
lifelong learners.”
A. Knowledge is power.
B. It’s never too old to learn.
C. Where there is a will, there is a way.
D. No pains , no gains .
Paragraph 5:Education and knowledge
Home study
by watching educators
on TV or on a
computer
________________
screen
Distance education help
people study whenever they have
time and wherever they
may be
___________
View of learning from being students
we are young
and knowledge only when
____________
to
lifelong
learners
_____________
In the future, there may be more “schools on the air” and
“e-schools”.
将来可能会有更多的“空中学校”和“网络学校”。
(1) on the air意为“用(无线电、电视)播送”。类
似地,by air相当于by plane,表示“乘飞机”;in the
air相当于in the sky,表示“在空中”;in the open air
意为“在野外”、“在户外”。
(2) e-schools 是electronic-schools的缩写,指的是基于
因特网条件下的电子化网络学校。类似地,e-mail电子
邮件, e-commerce电子商务, E-zine电子杂志, E-journal
电子杂志等。
(2)
be well-prepared for意为“为……作好准备”,强调
“已经准备好”这一状态,而prepare for则强调
“为……做准备”这一动作。如:
I prepared the ground for the seeds.
我整理好土地准备播种。
We must be prepared for all contingencies.
我们要作好各种准备,以防意外。
(3) in store意为“存储着”、“预备着”、“必将发
生”。如:
Who knows what the future will have in store for us?
谁知道我们将来会怎么样?
1. 大不相同
1. be quite different from
2. 空中学校
2. Schools on the air
3. 远程教育
3. distance education
4. Become lifelong learners
4. 成了终生学习者
5. It is certain that
5. 确信,肯定
6. 实现
6. Come true
7. 为…做好准备 7. be well-prepared for
8. 未来的一切 8. whatever the future may have
9. 即将到来
9. in store
Fields
What will be used?
Transportation New technology ;new
fuels and engines
Business
E-commerce;mall;
smart cards.
Healthy diet ; exercising
Health and
regularly; advances in
medicine
medical science.
Education and E-schools; distance
education
knowledge
Results
Cleaner, faster
and safer.
Convenient, fun.
Enjoy a longer
and healthier life ;
remain active
Can study at home;
lifelong learners.
Post-reading
Items
Transportation
Smart cards
Online
shopping
E-schools
Advantages
Disadvantages
Items
Transportation
Advantages Disadvantages
Clean
fast
safe.
Without
pollution
high cost
expensive
Post-reading
Advantages and disadvantages
Items
Advantages Disadvantages
1. It becomes 1. It is
cleaner, faster expensive to
Transand safer.
travel.
portation 2. It’s more
2. It may be
convenient
highly
to travel.
dangerous.
Items
Smart
cards
Advantages
1. It is easier
to carry and
operate.
2. It is
convenient to
do business.
Disadvantages
1. You need to
remember many
secret codes.
2. Bank fraud
happens easily.
3.Viruses may
destroy the card.
Items
Advantages Disadvantages
1.It’s faster 1. The products
and easier are expensive to
to order buy.
Online
products 2. The quality is
shopping (convenient) not always good.
3. It’s may not
2. It can
save time be safe.
and labor. 4.It’s may not as
much fun as
going to a mall.
Items
Advantages Disadvantages
1. It’s rich in 1. They
require certain
learning
equipment.
materials.
2. They lack
2.
It’s
open
E-schools
and available touch with the
educators.
any time.
3. Don’t need (no face-to-face
interaction)
to build
school.
advantages
future
transportation
clean, fast, safe,
without pollution
disadvantages
high cost,
expensive
smart cards
convenient,
safe
online shopping
convenient
saving time
no ensurance
of quality
Interesting,
convenient,
saving time
no face-to-face
coach
e--schools
Public transportation is already
well developed in most areas of
T
China.
1.
Scientists are developing new
fuels and engines that are
environmentally friendly.
2.
3. People can combine
shopping with fun in the
E-commerce will not be so
popular as it is not very safe.
4.
5.We will still prefer using cash
instead of cards in the future.
6. In the future distance
education will play an important
part.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
---Albert Einstein
In the year of 2100, the world will totally
Instruction: design an object
change with the development of new
technologies. Many new inventions will
be made. Imagine one day your are
taking a time capsule and travel in the
year of 2100. Describe one new
invention you see.
What should we do to make sure we will have a
bright future?
1. A bright future can’t come of itself. So I think only by
working hard can we succeed.
2. We can’t predict the future but we can be hopeful for
the future. Only those who have a strong will and
devote a lot can make great achievements.
3. As a 21th-century student, we should focus our
attention on gaining knowledge as well as skills so as
to be a qualified citizen for our country.
4. If we learn to accept and appreciate what is new and
different. We will be well-prepared for whatever the
future may have in store.
If we learn to accept and
appreciate what is new
and different. We will be
well-prepared for
whatever the future may
have in store.
1. 透过火车车窗,我瞥见一座高楼。
I caught a glimpse of a high building from the
window of the train.
2. 王先生用手机和他的老朋友保持联系。
Mr. Wang keeps in touch with his old friends by
cellphone.
3. 你应多注意你的发音。
You should pay more attention to your
pronunciation.
4. 我有一些好消息要告诉你。
I have some good news in store for you.
1. 很难预测未来生活是 What life will be in the future
is difficult to predict.
什么样子。(predict)
2 我们正担心我们的梦 We are worrying about
想是否会变成现实呢。 whether our dreams will come
true.
(come true)
3 人们将用智能卡而不是To pay for their purchases,
现金来支付所购物品。 people will use smart cards
instead of cash.
(purchase)
4 你知道e-school是什么 Do you know what e-school
stands for?
意思吗?(stand for)
5 年轻人总是对时装潮流感兴趣。(trend)
Young people are always interested in the trends of fashion.
6 再等一会儿你看好不好?(vt.+it+adj.+...)
Do you think it advisable to wait a little longer?
7 我们可以保证把工作做好。(ensure)
We can ensure that the work shall be done in the right way.
8 谁知道我们将来会怎么样?(in store)
Who knows what the future will have in store for us
9 我早上在车站看见梅格了。(catch a glimpse of)
I caught a glimpse of Mei at the station this morning.
10 在这张地图上, 城镇是用小红点标的。
(indicate)
In this map, the towns are indicated by a red dot.
1. Right, we write to each other - not ___ but now and then.
A. regularly
B. normally
C. absolutely
D. actually
2. Her answer ____ “no” even after we begged her to reconsider our
proposal.
A. kept
B. left
C. remained
D. continued
3. I think my money is enough for my travel-$400 in traveler’s check
and $100 in _____.
A. notes B. money C. cash
D. credit
4. His attention which should be paid to ____ is now being drawn to
_____ games.
A. studying; play
B. his study; playing
C. his study; play
D. study; play
5. ____ she couldn’t understand was ____ fewer and fewer students
showed interest in her lessons.
A. What; because B. That; what C. What; why D. Why; that
6. Bob thought he couldn’t go to the party because he had too much
homework, but he went _____.
A. at all B. after all
C. for all
D. above all
7. After years of efforts, Chinese Olympic dream ____ in the end.
A. comes true
B. has been come true
C. has been turned into reality D. had been turned into reality
8. I like to study the _____ history of China very much.
A. contemporary B. now
C. nowadays
D. today
9. I’ll ____ a computer to send her as a gift.
A. purchase
B. borrow
C. lend
D. hire
• energy-saving
• make forecasts about sth. • to ensure safety
•
an
advanced
• one way to do sth.
system
• catch a glimpse of
• as usual
• the major trends
• reform the way
• in contemporary society • on the Internet
• current trends
• online shopping
• well developed
• keep in touch with
• a form of
• urban areas
• a crowded store
• a good example of
• environmentally friendly • basic goods
• a pleasant mall
Phrases:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
combine…with …
smart cards
pay attention to
the importance of
a healthy diet
exercise regularly
allow sb. to do sth.
deal with sth.
with a better
understanding of
• more importantly,
• lead to
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
be quite different from
on TV
distance education
lifelong learners
It’s certain that…
come true
at least
be hopeful
one’s efforts to do..
be well-prepared for
in store
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