unit 5 lesson4 let’s dance. let’s enjoy! ballet
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Unit 5 lesson4 Lets dance
Chinese folk dance
Scan the textRead the text quickly. Where is it from? And answer the true or false questions.A CD ROM encyclopedia
first readingput the sentences below in the correct gaps in the text.
1.who started folk dances?
2.what is the main differences between folk and popular dances?
3.what is a ballroom dance that came from folk dances?
4.Why did a lot of new dances come from the United States?
5.What type of solo dancing became popular in the mid-1980ssecond readinganswer the questions of exercise 4 on P29.
Popular dances are usually popular for only a short time.
WaltzThe mixing of immigrant cultures produced new forms of dance.
1.Ballet is an important art form in Western culture. 2.China has not produced any ballets.3.Folk dances are usually solodances.4.Dragon dances and the lion dances are folk dances in China.5.Popular or social dances are usually popular for a long time.6.Ballrom dancing was a formal dance in a large room.7.In the United States, there were only old forms of dance.8.People danced with their partners with disco music.
Intensive reading: True or false questionTFFTFTFT
open-air stage, street
Yang--geordinary peopleballroom, stage
all over the world
from one generation to another many different types ofon special occasionsPhrases:
dress in / be dressed inback and forth to the rhythm of
make sureMake sure (that) +Make sure of + sth. refer toIn the 1920sin the 1920s2020
Reading strategies1. Make sure that the sentence fits in with the sentences before and after it. make sure + (that) clause , make sure of + n. e.g. Make sure that the lights are turned off before you leave the classroom.
2. They refers to popular or social dances. refer to refer to mean ,e.g. ? what does the word refer to? !
3. Many countries have produced ballets, including China.including , , e.g. Many children, including my son, want to see the film. There are fifty people in the classroom, including the teacher. = the teacher included
--4) arrange the performance of (a play, an opera, etc.) or the making of (a film, TV programme, record, etc.) (,),(,,)e.g. Produce your tickets, please! The new film was produced by Shanghai Film Studio.
include (vt.)-- have sb./sth as a part of a
contain (vt.)-- have sth. within itself ,(),.
e.g. ,,. The club _______a gym, a swimming pool, a sauna and a locker room. . The box _______ a variety of fruit. AC. It _______ Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
Folk Dance4. Folk dances are traditional styles of dancing that came from the ordinary people. traditional (adj.) tradition (n.) + ale.g. additional, coastal, national, cultural, natural
5. They are usually group dances that are taught from one generation to another.from one generation to another = from generation to generation e.g. Folk music has been passed down from one generation to another.
skip (vi.)1) move lightly and quickly ,esp. by taking two steps with each foot in turn e.g. The lambs were skipping about in the fields.
2) e.g. When you want to skip you use a skipping rope.
(vi./vt.) (no passive)--- leave (a place) secretly or in a hurry() e.g. The boy skipped off without saying anything to anyone.
(vt.) ---not attend (a meeting, etc.)Mr. Smith skipped the meeting yesterday.
in time1) --- (out of time) There will be 200 of us singing at the concert, so we shall need a conductor to keep us in time.
2) not late The doctor came in time to save his life.3) Sooner or later; eventually, , If you keep on. Youll succeed in time.
Popular Dance8. They are easy to learn and are usually danced in couples. sb./sth. be + adj. +to do (easy,:difficult, hard, light, heavy, comfortable, pleasant .)
e.g. The question is difficult to answer. He is easy to get along with. The chair is comfortable to sit in.
10. The Argentine Tango was made internationally popular by Carlos Gardel through his songs and films.through (prep.) 1) indicating the means/
e.g. I heard of the job through a newspaper advertisement. It was through you that we were able to meet again.
2) indicating the cause or reasone.g. The vase was broken through carelessness.
3) from one side to the other,e.g. . Cars are not allowed to go through the city centre.
1.use the students own words to describe the types of the dancing they learn from the text.
2.do the exercises on the book.