What after-school activities can you think of?Using
I do:I dont do:
take dancing lessons
Maybe you should learn to relax!Please answer the following questionsIs life for Cathy Taylors three children very busy?What after-school activities do most children take part in?When do mothers send their kids to all kinds of classes?
Is life for Cathy Taylors three children very busy?
What after-school activities do most children take part in?
When do mothers send their kids to all kinds of classes?
Yes ,it isThey take part in activities including sports, language learning, music, and math classes.When they are very young.
Pay attention to the following sentences Life for Cathy Taylors three children is very busy. Their school days are busy enough. After school, though, Cathy takes the two boys from football to basketball. Then she has to take her daughter to piano lessons. The tired children dont get home until 7 pm. They have a quick supper, and its time for homework.Cathy Taylor.7.
The tired children dont get home until 7 pm.:not.until . until(1)700The tired children 7pm. (2)He go to bed his mother came back.didnt go home untildidnt until
Section 2 While You Read The Taylors are like many Americanand British parents. They take their childrenfrom activity to activity. Doctors say many children are under too much pressure. Teachers complain about teaching tired kids in the classroom. . .
Section 2 While You Read Linda Miller, a mother of three in London, knows all about such pressure.In some families, competition starts froma very young age, she says. Mothers sendtheir kids to all kinds of classes when they are very young. And they are always comparing them with other children. Its crazy. People shouldnt push their kids so hard. .
Section 2 While You ReadParents should learn to give their kids a bitmore time to themselves. On the one hand,children need organized activities. On theother hand, they also need time and freedomto relax, and they need time to do things bythemselves.
1.notuntil 2.its time for sb. to do 3.do sth. as much as possible 4.under pressure 5.complain about doing 6.take part in after school clubs 7.send sb. to all kinds of classes8.compare .with 9.on the one hand .on the other hand ..11.do something by themselves 12.+find(found)+it ++to do sth...
Recite the following words and phrases in the article.
Read with the tape for a third time
Exercises 1My parents are always ()2He )3______________________________4You should speak English ()51) I found easy English well.comparing me with my brothercomplains about teaching the tired kidsIts time for us to do homeworkas much as possibleitto study
When do you feel under pressure? 2. What should you do to relax? Discussion
How to make ourselves relax?
HomeworkLook the new words up if you dont know them well. Make two sentences with each new word.Review all the words and expressions in this unit.
Now, its time for me to relax!Thank you and Goodbye!