Unit 7 It's raining.
Section B (2a-Self Check)
Read and learn
Words and expressions
juice mountain Europe
rainy snowman Russian adj. 俄罗斯的
n. 雪人 n. 俄罗斯人；俄语
Talk about the pictures below
with a partner. How’s the
weather? What are the people
How’s the weather? It’s sunny and hot.
What is she doing? She’s drinking orange juice.
How’s the weather? It’s cloudy and cool.
What are they doing?
They are climbing the mountains.
How’s the weather?
She’s writing What is she doing? a letter.
2b Match each postcard below with the correct picture in 2a.
Dear Jane. To How’s it going? I’m Jane having a great time … Su Lin Dear Jane. To How’s your summer… Jane I’m having a … Dave
Read the first postcard in 2b again and answer the questions. 1. Where is Su Lin now? She’s in Canada. ______________________ 2. What is Su Lin studying there? She’s studying English. _______________________
3. Is she visiting some of his old friends there? _________________________________ Yes, she is. 4. What’s she doing right now? She’s sitting by the pool and drinking _________________________________ orange juice. _________________________________ 5. How’s the weather there? It’s warm and sunny. _________________________
Read the second postcard in 2b again and answer the questions. 1. Where is Dave now? She’s in Europe. _____________________ 2. What are Dave and his family doing there? They are having a vacation in the ______________________________ mountains. ______________________________
3. Are they having a good time? Yes, they are. ________________________________ 4. How’s the weather there? ________________________________ It’s cool and cloud. 5. How’s the weather in Jane’s country? ________________________________ It’s hot.
Fill in the chart with information 2c from the postcard in 2b. Name Where How’s the What are they are they? weather? doing?
sitting by the pool Warm and drinking and sunny orange juice
Where How’s the What are are they? weather? they doing?
Europe Cool and cloudy writing to Jane
一、have a great time doing sth. 意为“做 某事过得愉快”。例如： We have a great time singing and dancing.我们唱歌、跳舞过得很高兴。 She has a great time playing games with us.和我们一起玩游戏，她玩得很 愉快。
二、I’m sitting by the pool …
我坐在水池旁边 …… 1. sit 动词，意为“坐”，是不及物动词。 如表达“坐在某地”就用介词短语来表达 地点。如： Please sit on the chair and have some tea. 请坐在椅子上喝杯茶。
2. by 意为“在……旁边”，它所表示的位
置比 near 更*一些。例如： All the children are sitting by the table. 所有的孩子们都坐在桌子旁边。 Do you live near your school? 你家住在学校附*吗？
三、studying hard 努力学* hard 是副词；意为“努力地”，修 饰 动词。
Mary is a good student. She works
hard at school.玛丽是名好学生，她
四、… but my phone isn’t working, … ……但我的电话坏了, … work 在这里是不及物动词，意为“（机 器） 运转；活动”。例如： My watch doesn’t work. What time is it now? 我的手表坏了。几点了？ The TV set doesn’t work. Let’s take a walk in the park. 电视机坏了,让我们 去公园散步吧。
3b Fill in the blanks. skating buying playing taking snowy windy
Dear Xiao Lu, It’s winter in Harbin. The weather is windy People snowy _______and______. are wearing hats and sweaters, but
they’re having fun. Friends are buying ________Russia bread to take home. playing in In a park, some boys are_______ skating the snow. One girl is _______on a taking river and a man is ________a photo of a snowman. I miss you. Kate
Imagine you are on vacation. 3b Write notes about your vacation.
Where are you? What’s the weather like? What are you doing right now? What are your friends and family doing? Are you having a good time?
3c Write a postcard to a friend. 3c
Dear …, How’s it going? My family and I are on a vacation. It’s …(季节) in ... （地名或国 名）. The weather is …People are having fun. They are... I am … My father is ….My mother is…We’re having a good time. I miss you. ...
Tell your friend about your vacation and what you are doing.
Dear John, How’s it going? Are you still busy with school or are you on vacation now? I’m visiting my cousins in Sydney and having a wonderful time here. Australia is a beautiful country and right now the weather is warm and sunny. There are many things to do here. Right now I’m swimming with my family at the beach. Ann
1. Add more words in the each box. Feelings Weather
great , fine, not bad, terrible, pretty good, happy
cool, rainy, windy, cloudy, snowy, hot, warm, cold Activities playing ping-pong, visiting friends, studying English, sitting by the pool, relaxing, writing a letter, walking in the mountains.
A: Hello? Jenny speaking. A: Sorry, she’s not at home. Can I take a message? A: Sure, no problem. B: Thank you. Bye. B: Hi, Jenny. It’s Steve here. May I speak to Laura, please? B: Yes. Could you ask her to call me at 87654321?
Put these sentences in order to make 3 a conversation. Then write your own conversation.
____ 4 It’s raining and very cool. 2 Not too bad. ____ 6 I’m reading a book in my room. ____ 5 What are you doing in the rainy weather? ____ 3 How’s the weather in Nanjing? ____ 1 Hi, Jill! How’s it going? ____
Fill in the blanks. sunny 1.When the sun comes out, it’s ______. 2. When there are some clouds, cloudy it’s _______. rainy 3. When it’s raining, it’s ______. snowy 4. When it’s snowing, it’s ______. 5. When the wind is blowing(吹), windy it’s ______.
Choose the best answer. ( ) 1. —You like pop music, _______ you? —Yes, very much. A.aren’t B.don’t C.doesn’t D.haven’t ( ) 2. —Ms. Feng is a good teacher,____? —Yes, she is. A. isn’t she B. is she C. doesn’t she D. does she
( ) 3.There is ____picture on the wall. What can you see in_____picture? A. a,a B. a,/ C. a,the D. the,a ( ) 4.—Bill, how is my house? —Wow,you___ a nice house___ a big garden. A.have, in B. has, in C. has, with D. have, with
1.It’s sunny ____ (sun) today,but it’s windy ____ (wind). doing are 2.--Look, What _____they ______?(do) are playing (play) tennis. --They ___________ is (be) some milk in the glass. 3.There ___ go 4.Can he ____(go) shopping with me?
is having (have) lunch at school now. 5.Lucy ________ has (have) lunch at school. She usually _____
sunny (晴朗的) today. The 6. It’s _______ sun is shining brightly. warm (温 7.In spring,the weather is _______ 暖的)in Kunming. 8.It often s_____ nows in the north of China in winter. umid 9.In Beijing, the weather is not h_____ but dry in spring.
1. It’s raining now. (改为否定句) It isn’t raining now. __________________________________. 2. My uncle is playing basketball. (对画线部分提问) What’s your uncle doing? ___________________________________. 3. It’s snowing in London. (对画线部分提问) ___________________________________. What’s the weather like?
speaking A: Hello? Eric _________. B: Hi, Eric. It’s Peter here. A: Oh, Peter. ______ How’sit going? B: Not too ____. bad We are ___ onvacation in Hongkong. weatherthere? A: How’s the _______
B: It’s rainy and cool. doing there? A: What are you ______ B: We are shopping in the supermarket. A: The things are really nice and the prices are good. B:Sounds _____ good.
1.Review the contents of this unit. 2.Write a passage about your last winter vacation.