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英语:Unit 12 Lesson 1 Visiting Britain课件(北师大版必修模块4)

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Lesson 1 Visiting Britain

The capital of England is London The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh The capital of Wales is Cardiff The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

national emblem

national flag

Hello, everybody! Do you want to travel around Britain? Just come with me.

HERE WE GO!!!

the symbol of London—Big Ben

Tower Bridge which was built in 1894 is across the Thames.

Buckingham Palace

St.Paul cathedral—where Prince of Wales and Princess Diana got married.

Cambridge University

Oxford University

You cannot miss the famous English afternoon tea.

Bed & Breakfast— A typical kind of hostel in Britain. It can provide you a bedroom and breakfast.

Three Don’ts in Britain:
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Do not ask a lady her age. It is a secret. Do not jump the queue . British people always stand in a line. Do not bargain with the British when you are shopping. They don’t like bargaining.

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All the shops in Britain are closed on Sundays. All the theaters and most of the cinemas are closed too.

The British people like talking about weather instead of talking about private things.

The British people are on time for the meeting. It is impolite to be late or it is not necessary to be early.

In Britain, if you raise your thumb, it means that you want sb. to give you a lift.

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You shouldn’t wear a mask in Britain. If so, you will be considered as a patient.

? Read to learn Are these sentences true or false?
(F ) 1. You can only eat English food in not only London. (T ) 2. ?50 is the largest note. (T ) 3. You don’t always need to leave a tip after a meal in a restaurant. (F ) 4. Bed and Breakfasts are more expensive than less hotels. can ( F) 5. You can’t take electrical appliances to Britain and use them without an adaptor. with a right adaptor ( T) 6. There are many Chinese restaurants in Britain. aren’t many ( F ) 7. There are red phone boxes all around Britain. ( F) 8.isn’t always foggy in London. It is

Read the text again and answer the questions:
1 Why does the writer call London an International City? Because there are people from all over the world living there. 2 When do you need to tip in London? When “service not included” is on the restaurant bill. 3 Where would you better stay if you go to London for a visit? Why? Bed and Breakfast. Because it is cheap and the owners are very friendly. 4 What does the writer suggest his aunt bring if she wants to buy something? Why? He suggests bringing travelers cheques. Because she shouldn’t risk carrying lots of cash around with her. 5 What should you have if you want to use a hairdryer? Why? I should have a right plug adapter. Because the British plugs for electric appliances are different to Chinese plugs.

? Gap filling

I’ am so happy you are coming to visit me in London. When I first came here I was surprised ___________ to __find that London is such an international city. Something that always confused me is avoid getting tipping. If you want to_____________ confused, you should always check your bill. Hotels in Britain are expensive and I can’t afford to _________ stay at any. But when you come consider staying here you should _______________ at a “Bed and Breakfast”. Some shopkeepers refuse to _________ change ?50 notes. Also, you risk carrying shouldn’t ____________ lots of cash. Anyway, wait to I can’t _______ see you here.

Discussion
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If your English friend is coming to visit you in Zhongshan, what will you advise him or her to do or not to do?

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You can discuss on the weather, customs, accommodation, money, eating out, travel, differences…

THANK YOU

Homework of today

Translate the following sentences

1 看到他做出这种事情我感到吃惊。(be surprised to do)I was surprised to see that he did such a thing. 2 今年夏天我们抽不出时间去渡假。(afford to )
We can’t afford to go away for a holiday this summer.

3 他正在考虑买一辆小汽车。(consider) He is considering buying a car. 4你要避免再犯同样的错误。(avoid) You should avoid making the same mistake again. 5 你不要冒险在这污染了的河里游泳。(risk) You shouldn’t risk swimming in the polluted river. 6 Tom迫不及待地想要知道考试成绩。(can’t wait) Tom can’t waiting to know the result of the exam.




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