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2015-2016学年(人教新课标)高一英语必修1课件:Unit 2 English around the world Period 1 Reading_图文

人教课标 高一 必修 1

Unit 2

本课首先运用问题串引导学生对语言这一话题的思考,接 着让学生通过国旗说出国家,学生会发现这些国家都是说英语 的国家,设计一个语言情境,引出一个不争的事实:都说英语, 但是所说的英语是有差异的。学生自然会对此现象产生的原因 很感兴趣,我们就进入到了我们的阅读课了。此课件设计了快 读,略读和细读多个环节来引导学生理解文章,读后并配以合 适的阅读总结练习,检查学生阅读效果,同时提升学生的阅读 能力。 课件主要根据高一学生思维特点,设计了循序渐进的问题 串,并且运用了图片和视频衔接,学生会感到轻松自然;本课 另一重点是阅读能力提升,课件则是精心设计了由简到难的恰 当的阅读练习,引导学生阅读文章,提高阅读能力。

? Which language do you think is the most widely used language in the world? ? Do you think Chinese can be a world language? Why? ? Do you know the meaning of “Englishes”?

Great Britain Singapore Canada India New Zealand Australia Ireland South Africa The U.S.A.

English is spoken in these countries.

1. With your partner, list the countries that use English as an official language. 2. Which country do you think has the most English learners? 3. Look at the title of the following passage and guess what it is about.

Then read it quickly and see if you are
right.

Fill in the table. The road to modern English The cause Time

cultures communicate with one another things that happened based on German
less like German; more like French

Between AD
450 and 1150 1150 to 1500

In the 1600’s Later

Shakespeare broadened the vocabulary. A big changed in English
British people brought English to Australia

Scan the text and get the main idea of each paragraph.

Today, more people speak English as their first, second or foreign language than ever before.

Native English speakers can understand each other even if they don’t speak the same kind of English. However, they may not be able to understand everything.

All languages change when cultures communicate with one another.
English’s position as world language is yet to be clearly understood or defined.

Development of English
people
the end of the 16th century today

the next century

England

Many other countries

More people speak in more countries

If an American is talking t an Englishman, _______ A. They will have almost no difficulty in understanding B. They will have a lot of misunderstandings between each other C. The American finds it difficult to understand the Englishman D. The English man finds it difficult to follow the American

Read Para 3 and answer the question. Why does English change over time? Because of cultural communication. communication

The history of the English language
The road to modern English AD 4501150 AD 8001150 In the 1600s
German English was based more on _______.

English became ____ less like German Because those who _____ ruled England spoke first Danish and later French. Shakespeare made use of a wider ____________ vocabulary than ever before.

The road to modern English
In 1620 Later in the 18th century 17651947

Some British settlers moved to America ________. Some British people were taken to Australia _________. English became the language for government and education ________________________.

The road to modern English

By the 19th century

The English language was settled. English spelling Two big changes in ______________ happened: Samuel Johnson wrote his __________ dictionary and Noah Webster wrote ______________________________ The American Dictionary of the __________________ English Language.
English is also spoken as a foreign or in South Asia second language _____________, South Africa ______ ____________, China and so on.

Now

Read Para 4 and find out why India takes English as second language. was ruled by Britain India Do you know any other kinds of English

formed for this reason?
South African English Singapore English Malaysian English Hong Kong English

Two important persons
Samuel Johnson

One of the English language’s most profound influences.

When Noah was 43, he started writing the first American dictionary. He did this because Americans in different parts of the country Noah Webster spelled, pronounced and used words differently.

Retell the text.

England spoke At first, only people in ________ English. Later, people from England ______ to other parts, so English began to moved be spoken in _____ many _____ other _________. countries Today, _____ more people speak English as their _____, first second or foreign language. _______ Native English speakers ____ can understand each other but ___ not _________. everything

All languages change when ________ cultures communicate with one another. So there are British English, American English, Australian English and so on. They all have their own _______. identity English is also spoken as a foreign or second language in _____ many _____ other _________. countries Maybe one day Chinese English will become one of the world English.

Some people say that Chinese is a much more elegant language, so it is more important for us to master it and it is not so necessary to master foreign language. Do you agree with this opinion and why? Write down your opinion.