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  1. BR-main Before Reading 1. Poem 2. Computer-related Vocabulary Items 3. Introduction of the Virtual World Some Famous Websites SOHO -- Small-Office/Home-Office Virtual College 4. News Report 5. Warm-up Questions

  2. BR1.1 Listen to the poem “Surfing the Internet” and answer the following questions. II ■

  3. BR1.2 Listen to the poem “Surfing the Internet” and answer the following questions. 1. What was the heroine doing when her boss came in? Surfing the Internet. 2. How did she act in front of her boss? She pretended to be surprised at the computer which had crashed “unexpectedly”. 3. What would you do if you were in such a situation? Open ended.

  4. BR2.1 The most dynamic combining forms/prefixes for new computer-and-Internet-related vocabulary in English are cyber-, virtual, Net- (net), Web- (web-), and E- (e-). 1. combining forms/prefixes + noun virtual life (虚拟世界),virtual office(虚拟办公室), cyber-interaction (网络互动), cyber nut(网虫), cyber pet(电子宠物),web page(网页), website(网站), e-card(电子贺卡),e-business(电子商务) 2. combining forms/prefixes + verb cybersurf(网上冲浪), netsurf(网上冲浪),email(发送电子邮件) 3.words like cyber, net, etc. + suffix cyberian(网络用户), netter(网民), cyberize(使联网) 4.clipped words cyberdoc(网络医生), Netcast(网络播放), Netizen(网民), e-zine(电子杂志)

  5. BR3.1 Some Famous Websites www.sohu.com www.sina.com.cn www.elong.com

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  9. BR3.21 SOHO -- Small-Office/Home-Office • What do you guess is the meaning of SOHO in information technology? In information technology, SOHO is a term for the small office or home office environment and business culture. A number of organizations, businesses, and publications now exist to support people who work or have businesses in this environment. These people needn’t go to the office every day. They work at home without worrying about their dress and the strict rules of the company. The term “virtual office” is sometimes used as a synonym.

  10. Writers, program designers, ad-agents, etc., all belong to the group of SOHO. Obviously, the author of Text A is a member of them. BR3.22 SOHO -- Small-Office/Home-Office 2) What kind of people do you think belong to the group of SOHO?

  11. BR3.31 Virtual College Virtual College affords individuals the opportunity to advance in their chosen careers through on-line education. People can complete their education without leaving their home or office. However, they will have the college campus experience through a virtual classroom environment. The virtual classroom will allow them to interact with their instructors and other students in the class. Through the virtual classroom students will share information with their “classmates” from all over the world. The virtual classroom is available 24 hours a day, allowing people to complete the courses at their convenience regardless of their work schedule.

  12. APCO Virtual College, Virtual College of Elizabeth City State University BR3.32 Virtual College Some virtual colleges are:

  13. BR3.33 Virtual College Questions and Answers to Virtual College: • Do you think virtual college will be popular in the future, why or why not? • What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of virtual college?

  14. BR4.41 News Report Listen to the following news and answer the questions. 1.Why were e-communications booming when the deadly SARS virus was plaguing? Because people wanted to reduce their face-to-face contacts with others, or hide at home. 2.What did people surf the Net for during the period of SARS plaguing? They surfed the Net for information about SARS as well as for medical advice. Besides, they used email to keep in touch with friends and family members and to share the information. 3.What did you do when SARS was plaguing?

  15. BR4.42 The deadly SARS virus plaguing China appears to have been a god-send for the nation's Internet service providers. As people reduce their face-to-face contacts with others, or hide at home from the disease, e-communications are booming. Many people are surfing the Net for information about the mysterious, and highly contagious virus and using e-mail to keep in touch with friends and family. Many Internet users are downloading medical advice to relieve their SARS-caused anxieties. And they are using e-mail to share the information. Sina.com’s news channels have received an increasing number of hits in recent days, due in part to the epidemic, said Daniel Mao, Sina.com’s chief executive officer. The remote office, which allows people to work via the Internet when they are out of their offices, has become increasingly popular since the SARS outbreak. Countless people nervous about shopping in high-traffic stores and malls are making purchases online. II ■

  16. BR5.1 Warm-up Questions 1. What are the antonyms of “virtual world” and “virtual life”? Real world; real life. 2. What are the synonyms for “virtual world”? Cyberspace; cyberia; etherworld; virtual reality; Internet world; net world; etc. 3. What can people do on the Internet? Communicating with people; shopping; reading; learning; working; publishing; listening to music; watching films; playing games; hacking; etc. 4. What do you usually do on the Internet, and what websites do you usually log on?

  17. GR-main Global Reading 1. Part Division of the Text 2. Questions about the Text 3. Word-web 4. Further Understanding For Part 1 Questions and Answers For Part 2 Multiple Choice For Part 3 True or False

  18. GR-1.part1 Part Division of the Text Parts Lines Main Ideas Description of the author’s virtual life. 1 1~16 Her feeling about the virtual life. 2 17~53 Her effort of returning to the real world and her feeling about the real world. 3 54~66

  19. GR-2.Q1 Questions about the Text 1.What is the main idea of Text A? Despite the many negative effects of virtual life, the author prefers it to real life. 2.What are the roles of the first paragraph and the last? The first paragraph tells about the consequences of living a virtual life and the last tells about the author’s return to it. Together, they show us the dilemma people are in at present: because of modern technology, we have a choice between the virtual life and the real life, but we find both unsatisfactory. The author, however, finally has to choose the latter despite its negative effects.

  20. GR-3.W-1 Word-web Scan Text A to find out vocabulary items related to computer and the Internet. link virtual life L19 Title cyber-interaction L25 on the net L1 on line L39 telecommuter L8 system crash email L47 L9 click on the modem Internet mailing lists L64 LL9-10 connection L64 computer-assisted LL10-11 password L65 data L18

  21. GR-4.-PART1-1 Questions and Answers 1. What did the author do three years ago and what is she doing now? She worked as a television producer at the time, and now she submits articles and edits them via email and communicates with colleagues on Internet mailing lists. 2.How does the author manage her daily life? She can order food, manage her money, love and work on Net.

  22. GR-4-Part2-1 Multiple Choice Read Part 2 carefully and choose ONE best answer for each question. 1. How does the author feel when she is suddenly confronted with people in the real world?( ) A) She feels shy. B) She feels angry. C) She feels cautious. D) She feels overexcited.

  23. GR-Part2-1-a Multiple Choice Read Part 2 carefully and choose ONE best answer for each question. 1. How does the author feel when she is suddenly confronted with people in the real world?( ) A A) She feels shy. B) She feels angry. C) She feels cautious. D) She feels overexcited.

  24. GR-Part2-1-b Multiple Choice Read Part 2 carefully and choose ONE best answer for each question. 1. How does the author feel when she is suddenly confronted with people in the real world?( ) B A) She feels shy. B) She feels angry. C) She feels cautious. D) She feels overexcited.

  25. GR-Part2-1-c Multiple Choice Read Part 2 carefully and choose ONE best answer for each question. 1. How does the author feel when she is suddenly confronted with people in the real world?( ) C A) She feels shy. B) She feels angry. C) She feels cautious. D) She feels overexcited.

  26. GR-Part2-1-D Multiple Choice Read Part 2 carefully and choose ONE best answer for each question. 1. How does the author feel when she is suddenly confronted with people in the real world?( ) D A) She feels shy. B) She feels angry. C) She feels cautious. D) She feels overexcited.

  27. GR-4-Part2-2 Multiple Choice 2. How does the author behave on line?( ) A) She is friendly. B) She is humorous. C) She is bad-tempered. D) She is talkative.

  28. GR-Part2-2-a Multiple Choice 2. How does the author behave on line?( ) A A) She is friendly. B) She is humorous. C) She is bad-tempered. D) She is talkative.

  29. GR-Part2-2-b Multiple Choice 2. How does the author behave on line?( ) B A) She is friendly. B) She is humorous. C) She is bad-tempered. D) She is talkative.

  30. GR-Part2-2-c Multiple Choice 2. How does the author behave on line?( ) C A) She is friendly. B) She is humorous. C) She is bad-tempered. D) She is talkative.

  31. GR-Part2-2-D Multiple Choice 2. How does the author behave on line?( ) D A) She is friendly. B) She is humorous. C) She is bad-tempered. D) She is talkative.

  32. GR-4-Part3-1 Multiple Choice 3.Why does the author fight her boyfriend on net sometimes? ( ) A) Because they haven’t seen each other for a long time. B) Because their typed dialogue lacks emotional cues and she misinterprets it. C) Because he doesn’t love her any longer. D) Because he doesn’t send e-mails to her frequently.

  33. GR-Part2-3-a Multiple Choice 3.Why does the author fight her boyfriend on net sometimes? ( ) A A) Because they haven’t seen each other for a long time. B) Because their typed dialogue lacks emotional cues and she misinterprets it. C) Because he doesn’t love her any longer. D) Because he doesn’t send e-mails to her frequently.

  34. GR-Part2-3-b Multiple Choice 3.Why does the author fight her boyfriend on net sometimes? ( ) B A) Because they haven’t seen each other for a long time. B) Because their typed dialogue lacks emotional cues and she misinterprets it. C) Because he doesn’t love her any longer. D) Because he doesn’t send e-mails to her frequently.

  35. GR-Part2-3-c Multiple Choice 3.Why does the author fight her boyfriend on net sometimes? ( ) C A) Because they haven’t seen each other for a long time. B) Because their typed dialogue lacks emotional cues and she misinterprets it. C) Because he doesn’t love her any longer. D) Because he doesn’t send e-mails to her frequently.

  36. GR-Part2-3-D Multiple Choice 3.Why does the author fight her boyfriend on net sometimes? ( ) D A) Because they haven’t seen each other for a long time. B) Because their typed dialogue lacks emotional cues and she misinterprets it. C) Because he doesn’t love her any longer. D) Because he doesn’t send e-mails to her frequently.

  37. GR-4-Part2-4-1 Multiple Choice 4.What does the author think the daily routine is?( ) A) Dressing for work. B) Working with colleagues at the office. C) Sleeping normal hours. D) All the above.

  38. GR-Part2-4-a Multiple Choice 4.What does the author think the daily routine is?( ) A A) Dressing for work. B) Working with colleagues at the office. C) Sleeping normal hours. D) All the above.

  39. GR-Part2-4-b Multiple Choice 4.What does the author think the daily routine is?( ) B A) Dressing for work. B) Working with colleagues at the office. C) Sleeping normal hours. D) All the above.

  40. GR-Part2-4-c Multiple Choice 4.What does the author think the daily routine is?( ) C A) Dressing for work. B) Working with colleagues at the office. C) Sleeping normal hours. D) All the above.

  41. GR-Part2-4-D Multiple Choice 4.What does the author think the daily routine is?( ) D A) Dressing for work. B) Working with colleagues at the office. C) Sleeping normal hours. D) All the above.

  42. GR-Part3T/F-1 True or False 1. The author tries to at least get to the gym in order to keep fit. ( ) F The author tries to at least get to the gym, so that she may set apart the weekend from the rest of her week. 2. The author can get used to the real world very well. ( ) F She finds that sometimes being face to face is too much.

  43. GR-Part3T/F2 3. The author can’t bear her friend’s laughter and the noise in the restaurant. ( ) T a 4. The author can’t make a choice between the real world and the virtual one. ( ) F She finally chooses the virtual world.

  44. AR-Main After Reading 1. Useful Expressions 2. Pair Work 3. Word Completion 4. Spot Dictation 5. Debate 6. Writing Practice 7. Talk about the Pictures 8. Proverbs and Quotations

  45. AR-1-1 Useful Expressions highlight of the week 1. 一周中的最好时光 2. 投稿 submit articles at times 3. 有时 feel an aversion to 4. 对……感到厌恶 forms of socializing 5. 社交方式

  46. AR-1-2 Useful Expressions a lack of discipline 6. 缺乏自律 7. 网络交际 cyber-interaction be confronted with 8.面对 9.穿着得体 be dressed appropriately be bad-tempered 10. 坏脾气

  47. AR-1-3 Useful Expressions in this state 11. 在此状态下 12.日常事务 daily routine 13. 依赖 rely on long-term unemployment 14.长期失业 drug abuse 15.吸毒

  48. AR-1-4 Useful Expressions restore balance 16. 恢复平衡 17. 将 ……与 ……区分开 set apart…from… 18.面对面 face to face make an excuse 19.找借口

  49. AR-2-1 Pair Work Read Paras 4~10 and work in pairs to find out consequences of “my” virtual life. Use the “find oneself + adj./past participle/present participle” structure when summing up the consequences. Models: I find myself shyer, more cautious, more anxious. I find myself sucked in by soap operas. I find myself attacking everyone in sight.

  50. AR-3-1 Word Completion Complete the words with the help of the definitions given. 1. s become longer, wider, etc. 2. e having or seeming to have no end 3. a a strong feeling of dislike 4. a a particular way of considering an issue 5. m understand wrongly 6. r depend confidently, put trust in 7. a wrong or excessive use 8. r bring back to a former condition 9. I too bad to be endured tretch ndless version ngle isinterpret ely buse estore ntolerable