一. Warming up
T: let’s begin our class. At the beginning, you will listen to a short sentence. After listening, try to follow it.
(play it for the first time)
T: Do you understand?
( play it for the second time )
T: Can you follow it? Why can’t you follow it?
Yes, it’s so fast. (Show the sentence)
How about the pronunciation? (They are similar )
So, this kind of exercises is called tongue twisters.
Now. We’ll practice more tongue twisters.
Show No.1: who’d like to try? (After the student tries)
You should speak clearly, pay attention to the pronunciation
The name Betty, 黄油 butter 苦的 bitter 更好 better
Show No.2; who’d like to try?
Pay attention where to stop.
Show No.3 who’d like to try?
Now, you have one minute to practice these tongue twisters, then we’ll have
Time is up. Group one, any volunteer. Are you ready? Go.
(write the time on the blackboard)
Q. How do you think of the tongue twisters?
(Interesting, fast, a little hard, make us laugh)
T: Yes, it also can make us laugh. In fact there are many ways to make people
Laugh. Laugh is one kind of happiness. If you want your life full of happiness, you should often laugh and learn to be humorous.
Now, let’s watch a short video.
( 昨天 今天 明天， 赵本山 宋丹丹)
T: humorous? In which way it makes humor? (Play on words)
The same words may have different meanings in different a situation, which makes it possible for people to play jokes or ask questions on these words for a humorous effect.
For example, look at this question, do you know the answer?
Yes, a minister. Because a minister’s job is to marry wives and husbands.
T: look at this picture. The man and the woman met in a restaurant for the first. They were having dinner and were talking happily. Suddenly the woman said “will you marry me?” Can you guess why?
T: You think out so many possibilities. You are so imaginative.
T; what happened on earth? Listen to the dialogue. After listening, finish these questions? Go through them first.
Q1. When the woman said, “will you marry me”, what does she mean?
A. She wants to be the man’s wife
B. She is playing a joke.
C. She wants the man to be her minister when she marries.
Q2. what idea came into the man’s mind after the talk with the woman?
A. He realized that he had already loved her.
B. He thought that the woman was crazy.
C. He thought nothing of it.
Q3. When the man says, “will you marry me”, what does he mean?
A. He wants her to attend his wedding.
B. He wants the woman to be his wife.
C. He wants to show that he is a humorous man.
T: listen again and number the pictures
(After listening) discuss with your partners to check the answer.
T: OK. Let’s check the answer. Picture 1 should be D, then C, A, E, B.
T: Now listen to the dialogue for the last time. After listening, you will have to retell the story.
( after listening) work in groups to retell the story according to the pictures and what you heard.