1. Revise the words.
2. Learn to use the –ing form: used as an adverbial.
The passage “live to ride “will tell you a lot of attractions in may theme parks. Let’s find them.
Step 1 Revision
Activity1: Suppose you are the manager of the World Park of Beijing, the Ocean Park of Hong Kong, or Disneyland in California. Please tell about your attractions to the visitors.
Activity2: Check the homework.
Students form groups to discuss their ideas for an “English-Speaking World Park”, and then get several students to report theirs.
Step 2 Word Study
Write the following words on the blackboard:
statue entertainment minority collection attraction
advanced rocket amusement ancient explore
Ask the students to write about their meanings and then one tells the class.
T: Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the words.
Finish the part of Page 68.
1. statue 2. explore 3. collection 4. rocket 5.amusement
6. advanced 7. attractions 8.ancient 9. entertainment 10.minorities
Fill in the blanks of the following (suggested answers):
When you come to a wonderful theme park, you are sure to enjoy yourself. You can find a collection of rides, exhibitions and other attractions. They are based on a common theme. On one hand, people can have fun / thrills and entertainment. On the other, theme parks are designed to teach people something. Those who come for thrills will also know more about a certain subject, such as life in the ocean, the discovery of the ancient world, and life in the future. What’s more, you may imagine much new things if you think you cannot get enough of scary rides and exciting adventures. Then there will be new designs, and new theme parks will be coming.
Task Learn the use of –ing form as an adverbial.
Activity 1. Study the example:
He was ill and didn’t attend the meeting. →
Being ill, he didn’t attend the meeting.
Activity 2. Compare with another example:
After they enjoy the rides at the Headland, visitors can take a cable car to the Lowland. →
Having enjoyed the rides at the Headland, visitors can take a cable car to the Lowland.
Summary: This having enjoyed …means the subject has finished an action before he does another. The form is used to emphasize two actions that happen in different times.
Suggested answers for part1:
1. Hearing a sound, the baby stopped crying.
2. Living far from school, he is often late.
3. Having been told that her daughter got sick, she hurried to the school to take her home.
4. Cutting off the electricity quickly, he prevented an accident.
5. Having lived in the country for many years, she knows how to grow vegetables.
6. Not having received any news from home for a long time, she is becoming more and more homesick.
7. Having found that her handbag was missing, she went to the police for help.
8. Having won the game, all of them sang and danced all night.
Suggested answers for part2:
Notes: The –ing form is used to tell about the result or aim of the main character.
1. Jack and Jane have just returned from their trip to Walt Disney world, saying that they had a wonderful time.
2. Kids have great fun in this world-famous theme park, discovering many cartoon characters seen on TV.
3. He only paid half of the price for the seven-day ticket, having much saved.
4. Having worked as a guide in her part time for 2 months, Sandy has made enough money to buy a five-day ticket to three water parks. (as in Part1)
5. They went to visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park right after breakfast, arriving at 9:00 .
6. Having heard there would be a magic show, Jim decided to visit the World of Magic Theme Park instead of Universal. (as in Part1)
Finish the word study and grammar part on the workbook.
Read more passages about theme parks.
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