Unit 1 Great Scientists
By Liu Chaoying
The First Period
Warming up in student’s book and listening in workbook
To activate the students’ knowledge about great scientists in the world and their achievements.
To get the students understand the spirit of science.
To enable students to communicate with each other and improve students’ language expression ability.
Words: engine, characteristic, radium, enthusiastic, cautious, spin, In addition, link to, instruct, attend, expose to cure, absorb into severe, to blame, handle from, lead to, make sense, reject.
To prevent this from happening again, John Snow supposed that the source of all water supplies be examined and new methods of dealing with polluted water be found.
Expressions on making comments
二、 教学方法(Teaching Method)
Communicative approach， Audio-Visual approach
三、教具准备(Teaching Aids) Multi-media
四、教学步骤 (Teaching Procedure)
Step I Presentation
Talk about famous scientists and the kind of roles they play in history. Present a word match exercise to arouse the students’ interest on the topic.
Step II Talking
Try a quiz and see who knows the most about scientists. Discuss in pairs about the significance of some achievements.
Step III Group Work
Discuss in groups about the basic factors that make a scientist successful.
1. Oral homework: Prepare a story about a famous scientist and share the story with the whole class.
2. Written homework: Write down the story and make comments on the key to success.