1. Learn lesson 38 to get brief idea of the story.
2.The students are required to answer some questions.
Step I Revision
1）Check the homework exercises.
1. 1s there anything wrong with your watch?
2. I’d like you to do the work.
3. It seems as if the book has been finished reading by him.
4. I insisted that he (should) give me my money back.
5. I'm sorry. It's my fault.
6. Why did you have him working in the fields?
Talk about Mark Twain.
1. What is Mark Twain?
Mark Twain is an American writer.
2. In our middle school text books. What articles were written by Mark Twain?
“Run for a Governor.” “A Million Pound Note”
Step Ⅲ Listening and talking
Today we are going to learn a dialogue, which is a part from A Million Pound Note. Listen to the tape and then talk about the pictures on P. 56 & P. 57.
Picture 1: A customer came into a tailor's shop. The shop assistant looked at him up and down. From the clothes, the assistant thought he was a poor man.
Picture 2: After the tailor knew the man had one million pound note, he was very surprised. The manager measured him by himself. They changed their attitude to the man completely.
Read the dialogue quickly and try to answer the questions.
1. What did the customer want?
2. How did the customer Tod?
3. What did the shop assistant show the customer?
4. How did the customer want to pay?
5. What made the manager fed excited?
6. What can we learn from the story?
1.The customer wanted to buy a suit.
2.He looked poor. And his clothes were old.
3.He showed the customer the cheapest clothes
4.He wanted to pay with a large note.
5.The million pound note made the manager feel excited.
6.We should never judge a person by his clothes.
Step ⅤLanguage points
1.no matter + wh ---引导让步状语从句
2.Is anything the matter? 怎么回事？the matter = wrong
3. do sth. a favour = do a favour for do 帮某人一个忙；答应某人的要求
4.drop in on + 人/ drop in at + 地点
Step ⅥOral practise
Divide the Ss into a few groups to practise a play according to the text.
Step Ⅶ Exercise
Do Exercise 3 on Page 119
A customer went into a tailor's shop to buy a new ______. All he had in his pocket was a million - pound ______. His wearies (衣服) were so worn - wit that the shop assistant looked ______ upon him and ______ him the cheapest clothes. In his mind, that was the best ______ for such a poor man.
When the customer ______ him the million - pound note, the shop assistant felt very ______ and didn't know what to do. Just then the manager went ______ to him and asked what was happening. Seeing the note, he got so _______ that he asked the customer to do him a ______ to get those cheap clothes ______ and ______on much better ones. Then he ______the gentleman and picked out nice _____for making a suit ______this man's own measure. The man said that he couldn't ______ the clothes unless they would wait or ______ the note. The manager promised to wait ______ his life. Finally, he told the assistant to ______ down the man's address. The gentleman said it was not necessary because he would drop ______ and leave his new address ______ he found another hotel.
Keys: suit; note; down; chose; choice; showed; surprised; up; exceed; favor, off; put; measured; material; to; order; change; all; put; in; when
Step Ⅷ Homework
1. Retell the story in your own words.
2.Prepare the next text.
教师根据对话内容，可让学生设计买其它东西的场景，for example: You have just bought a recorder. But it does not work as soon as you get home. So you go back to the shop and you didn’t want it. 教师让学生自己进行复述发生的经过同时教师给学生提供部分的语句和提示：1）buy a recorder last week 2) It didn’t work 3) either change it or get money back 4)persuade you to change it for another one.