Unit 18 Speaking Creative and imaginative Unit 18 reading & language points Inventions.

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Slide 2 Unit 18 Speaking Creative and imaginative Unit 18 reading & language points Inventions Slide 3 2 What will you think of next? Slide 4 3 Think outside the box Take another look at it Make connections Keep trying Strategy Try new ways to solve a problem. Look at a problem in as many ways as possible. Try to combine new and old ideas in as many different ways as possible. Have a long process of trial and error. Slide 5 4 Post-reading 1 The following examples have been fixed up. Can you place them in the right titles of the passage? 1)According to Leonardo da Vinci, problems which had seemed impossible could be solved if he changed the way he described the problem. 2) Thomas Edison made a rule saying that he had to make an invention every ten days. Think outside the box Keep trying Slide 6 5 3) Mozart, who lived in Austria, wrote more than 600 pieces of music. 4) Einstein, who changed the world of physics forever with his Theory of Relativity, preferred images of numbers. 5) Samuel Morse, the man who invented the telegraph, got his idea by watching a rider exchange a tired horse for a new one. Keep trying Take another look at it Make connections Slide 7 6 True or False 1 Most inventors have high IQs. 2 The things we know can sometimes make it more difficult for us to understand. 3 Its impossible to learn how to be creative. 4 The best way to find a good solution is to look for one good answer. 5 Inventors try to avoid failure. 6 The more ways we have of looking at a problem, the more likely it is that we can find a solution. 7 Most good ideas are the result of a long process of trial and error. F F F F T T T Slide 8 7 Creativity is a matter of _____. In order to be more creative, we should think about how we think and _______ good thinking strategies. To think outside the box is a conscious ______ to break away from old thought ______ in order to _______ new possibilities. A change in ________ ----- to take another look at the problem----may lead to good solutions and new ideas. Great thinkers are ______of making connections and try to ______ new and old ideas in as many ______ ways as possible. By _______ and connecting ideas and objects in new ways, creative thinkers are able to think of new _________and solutions. Good ideas are no _______.They are the result of a long _____ of trial and_____. If we want to develop our creativity, we can try using these thinking strategies to find new ways to _____ our life. habits practicing effort patternsexplore perception aware combine different comparing applications accident processerror improve Slide 9 8 + Plike If you want to go traveling, what kind of means of transportation will you use? Wheel-cow Slide 10 9 1. 2. , 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. Slide 11 10 Lets think! Lets create! Lets invent! Let our nation be stronger! Slide 12 11 Discussion What word is used the most frequently? Why? Can you find out the phrases with it? What do you think of Good ideas are no accident? NEW----- new inventions, new ideas, each new way, new possibilities, a new idea, in new ways, develop new ideas, find new ways, etc. Slide 13 12 Language points: 1 be born+ adj./n. He was born blind. She was born a singer. 2 come up with Can scientists come up with ways of predicting tsunami 3 allow for: include sb or sth in ones calculation It will take you half an hour to get to the station, allowing for traffic delays. Slide 14 13 5 as with: like As with drawing a picture, you should be patient and careful when you do the job. 6 break away from Taiwan is part of China. It cant break away from China. 7 be aware of/that-clause Are you aware of your mistake? She became aware that something was burning. 4 get/be stuck The car got stuck in the mud. Slide 15 14 Homework Write a passage to tell what rules you should have if you want to be creative, which one is the most important and explain the reasons.


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