Unit 17 Laughter Warm-up ﹠Lesson 1
In this unit you will… • Read extracts from magazine and newspaper articles. • Talk about humour and tell jokes and anecdotes. • Listen to a TV programme, jokes, funny stories and an interview. • Learn about the Past Perfect Continuous. • Write a personal anecdote.
Charlie Chaplin Whoopi Goldbery They are comedians. （喜剧演员）
Ma ji Ma Sanli They are cross talk artists （相声）
Huang Hong Zhao Benshan They are sketch artists 小品，短剧
Li Yong He was a host of CCTV 2 .
laughter They all bring us . fall about laughing. They make us . entertained All the audience are always by their performances
Different types of laughter giggle
burst out laughing • （突然笑起来） • （=burst into laughter ) • fall about laughing • （放声大笑）
Listening Ex.2 Listen to different kinds of laughter and identify the type of them. 1 he is amused 2. He burstsout laughing 3. He is entertained 4.He falls about laughing 5.He giggles
When someone understands a joke , he might burst out laughing .And you ? Let’s enjoy some funny stories
A Correct Answer Teacher:Jimmy, what are the three words which pupils use most often at school? Jimmy:_______________________. Teacher: Correct. What did Jimmy say? I don’t know.
Something in Common Teacher: Can you tell me anything about the great scientists of the 18th century? Pupil:_____________________. What will the pupil say? They are all dead.
Dentist: Please stop shouting. I haven’t even touched your tooth yet. Patient: I know, but you are ___________________________. What is the dentist doing so that the patient is so painful? standing on my foot
Match the words with the definitions withdraw person who manages business for others board take back, draw back agent make or be slow or late delay get on or into a train, ship etc
Words from the passage B and definitions overlook answer ignore mature old enough to made decisions reply
make something more clear hesitate pause in doubt clarify
Read the first and last lines of the stories, look at the pictures and match the stories and the pictures with the headlines. A / 3 / Check your spelling B / 1 / Family harmony C / 2 / memory loss
Read story A and answer Why does the woman write a cheque for $50? A . Because she doesn't know how to spell 40. B. Because shewants $50 . C . Because it is easier to spell 50.
Read story B quickly and answer. 2.why does the girl decide to change her response when her father asks her the second question? • A . Because shedoesn’t know which to choose. • Because she thought she could have been to • Thailand with her mother. • .C .Because she doesn’t like to go to Hainan • Island
Listen to C quickly and answer: What does the man mean when he says “Do you know who I am”? A The man means that he is a very important person. B He is memory loss. C He recognises the agent .
Homework Look at the funny picture and discuss it with your group member. Make a funny story and write it down. Then share your story with the whole class. Make a funny story and write it down. Then share your funny story with the whole class Finish off Lesson 1 of Unit 17 in Exercise Book Let’s enjoy your story.
The end Thank you!
Match the phrases with their Chinese meanings. 完成某事有困难 把支票换成现金 从银行帐户取钱 登上飞机 排队等候 挤到前面 cash a cheque withdraw money from bank account have trouble doing sth wait in line push one’s way to the front board a flight
A Useful expressions: • have trouble doing sth (L1) • have … left (L6) • cash a cheque (L7) • withdraw … from (L8) • bank account (L9)