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Strong feelings in general, such as love, anger, etc. An object, such as a piano, guitar or drum, which is played to produce musical sounds A person who wrote a song It's____________ for children to get a good education. To share information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body or using other signals CROSSWORD 1 2 3 4 5
Unit 12: music Period 1: READING
1. NEW VOCABLARY -- emotion[ɪ'məʊʃən] (n): strong feeling => emotional (adj) -- communicate[kə,mju:ni'keit] => communication -- ‘integral (adj): important -- solemn['sɔləm] (a): serious and without any humour -- mournful['mɔ:nful](adj): very sad -- de’light in sth (v) to get a lot of pleasure from something
To lull[lʌl] (v): to make a baby sleep Com’municate (v) /kəˈmjuː.nɪ.keɪt/ to share information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body or using other signals
A funeral: [ˈfjuː.n ə r. ə r] a (usually religious) ceremony for burying or burning the body of a dead person
2. Gap- filling communicate 1.If you know English, you can ____________with people from the English speaking world easily. 2. Every night, the mother tells her daughter a fairly tale to ______her to sleep. 3. He is an _____________ of the team, we can’t do without him. 4.The teacher criticized him with a _________ expression on his face. 5. Like a lot of men, he finds it hard to express his _________ . lull Integral part solemn emotion
3. Prediction: True/False statements. 1. Except language, music is also the thing that makes human-beings different from other animals 2. Music plays an integral part in one life. 3. People can use music to communicate with each other. 4. Music makes a funeral more solemn and mournful. 5. A baby cannot sleep at night without music.
TASK 1: True or false statement READ THE PASSAGE AND CHECK YOUR PREDICTION 1. Except language, music is also the thing that makes human-beings different from other animals T 2. Music plays an integral part in one life. T 3. People cannot use music to communicate. F 4. Music makes a funeral more solemn and mournful. T 5. A baby cannot sleep at night without music. F
TASK 2: ANSWER THE QUESTIONS What are the two things that make humans different from other animal? Why is music a powerful means of communication? 3. How can music set the tone for events and special occasions? 4. How can music entertain? 5. Why has music always been a big business?
after you read Work in pairs. Ask and answer the question below: How many roles of music are mentioned in the text? In your opinion, which of the roles of music is the most important?