Unit 7 Shyness
Part I Leading- in(15')
1.Check the homework-section C in unit 7
1) Leading- in questions:
Have you previewed the section C?
Can you still remember the title of the article? Or what does the passage mainly talk about?
Then how to make a good impression? What tips are there according to the writer?
2) Ask volunteers to explain the 6 tips.
Ss may choose to response you all at once, carry on the class
3) Review the 6 tips together:
You are the message
Use your eyes
Listen before you leap
Collect the energy
2.Shyness explain why few volunteers offer to explain the 6 tips
From your response, T knows Ss know the 6 tips well and are able to illustrate them in simple words, but none does that, what's the reason?
Ss don't like to show off themselves?
Ss are lack in confidence?
Will others laugh at the S?
May be it is shyness.
3.Shyness is common, so we should treat it reasonably and try to overcome shyness.
4.How to overcome shyness? Get down to the passage!
Part II Overcome Shyness (30')
1.Skim the words in the word-pretest and locate them in the passage while reading so
as to better understand their meaning.
2.Read the passage and underline the part you don't understand.
3.After reading, judge the statements in the exercises.
4.Check Ss understanding. keys:FTFTFTTF
1) Feeling ashamed will not do any good.
Just to feel ashamed will not solve the problem, or is not useful.
2) We are interesting in our own personal ways.
We ourselves are interesting because of our unique personality or our unique ways to be ourselves.
6. Useful words:
excessively: do or behaviour too much
overdoing: over- as a prefix
overestimate, oversleep, overhear, overcome
7.Reading skill-class relationship, contrast relationship, synonym, antonym
1) self-esteem is similar with self-worth
3) detrimental-- harmful
4) diminish is opposite to grow
5) negative is opposite to positive
Part III Vocabulary-building (20')
Do the exercise quickly, repeat what Ss make mistakes in
Introduce some relevant words or phrase.
Intelligent --IQ intelligent quality
Commit- to do sth or make a promise
Let Ss speak the words they can think as many as possible and repeat their words
Explain some words easily mistakened
engagement of sb to sb/ marry sb
Agreement or disagreement in sentence 6?
As for this part, the logic mistake appears, which is also an exam point in the ERROR CORRECTING of TEM 4
3.Look up the words in the glossary after class
4.Do the cloze after class
Part IV Fast- reading and Presenting
1.Divide the class into 4 groups, and each group is assigned to read one passage in the SECTION B and then one S should stand up to be on behalf of his group and present the main ideas or information of the passage
2.Give Ss time to prepare and inspire them to show his understanding
Fact：40% American are shy, even the president, the princess and the pop star
A quarter of the people who are shy as adults were not shy when they were a child
Result: Shyness may cause difficulties in communication with others even the best friends
Reason: worry about making themselves fool
Worry about making a mistake
Worry about how they are speaking
Care too much about others' feeling of themselves
Tips to overcome: speak in the front of mirror
Practice more to be mentally prepared
Write down the main points in case they skip out of your mind
Give speech in front of your friends
Attitude: Everyone makes mistakes, treat your shyness reasonalbly
Reasons: 1. Inherit from parents
2. Nobody tells us social skills
3. It was thought that to be shy can get extra love and care when we were children
Shyness can be avoided: Force to do things you won't offer to do
Praise those who are shy
Fact: all people blush, women blush more than men, young people blush more than old people
Reason: worried or nervous
When others are better than themselves
3.Add more explanation to make the rest of class if necessary.
4.Check their understanding:
Keys: FTT/ TF/ TFT /BC
Part V Assignment
Preview the section C in Unit 8 and review what we've learnt in the class