Unit 11 Key to success
1.what is team work? ( Para. 2)
2.According to the author, what are requirements for teams to function well?
All team members should respect each other, have clear roles, support and help each other.
3.What is the function of group work?
Group work makes us aware of the role that is most suitable for each of us, bring the benefit of
getting experience working with other people, show us how other people’s roles fit the purpose of the group and teaches us to be patient and how to respect to different
4.How are the tasks of the group divided?
The tasks of the group are divided depending on the personalities and abilities of the individuals in
5. How can we make the best of working with our classmates?
We should recognise their strengths and weaknesses. Their differences are the strength of the team.
Knowing other people’s shortcomings can help us avoid embarrassing them.
what kinds of team do the writer write? try to compare them.
Rugby team Project team
Similarities team work: individual people brought together, common goal , has a clear role, cooperate
1. made up of a certain number 2. goal---to win a match
3. members have different skills 4. coach
6. members should respect, help and support each other
1). members: people of different personalities and abilities (Para. 7)
2). take into account how each individual member works best
True or False
1.In a sports team, the coach must be a member of the team.
2. In sports teams, group work can be successful when members respect, help and support each
3. Sports teams require leaders, people to create ideas,people to develop ideas, people to do practical
work, people to comment on and improve ideas, people to identify and solve problems, and people
to suggest solutions.
4. Only rules and regulations can help teams function well.
5. Only people with the same personality work well together.
6.The author thinks the statement that some team members work best in tasks alone is contradictory.
Choose the best answers:
1.A team is ________ . D
A. a group of individual people brought together
B. a group of people who can accomplish a task more efficiently or effectively than any member of
the group alone
C. a group of who will stay temporarily for a long time
D. all the above
2. In sports games , a player _______ . B
A. often changes his role
B. has a clear role
C. feels that players with different abilities make different contributions to the team
D. accepts the same expectations and responsibilities as the other players
3. The author takes _____ for example to show how a team can work well A
A. the sports team
B. the project team
C. the rugby team
D. a dynamic team
4.In order for a team to function well , people of the team must ______ . D
A. respect each other
C. obey necessary rules and regulations
D. all the above
5.Group work at school is important to students because _______ . D
A. it is an opportunity to learn more about team work
B. it brings the benefit of getting experience working with others
C. it teaches us to be patient and how to respond to different personalities
D. it is a preparation for our working days to come
6.Why it is important in a team to know someone’s personality type and ability ? D
A. We can know a great deal about that person
B. Lack of recognition of differences in human function can be avoided
C. We can build strong and good relationships between members of a team