外语教学与研究出版社(外研版)初中八年级上册(初二上学期)英语Module 7 A famous story Unit 1 Alice was sitting with her sister by the river
Activiy 1 Listen and number the words as you hear them.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a famous English story. It’s about a girl called Alice. She goes to Wonderland and meets some strange people and animals. First, she follows a white rabbit and falls down a hole. Then, she sees the Cheshire Cat. She goes to a tea party at the March Hare’s house. Finally, she meets the Queen of Hearts.
Activity 2 Listen again and number the pictures.
a. sees the Cheshire Cat
b. has a tea party at the March Hare’s house
c. follows a white rabbit
Activity 3 Listen and read.
Tony: Hi, Lingling!
Lingling: Ssh! I’m reading.
Tony: Sorry! What’s the book about?
Lingling: It’s about a girl called Alice. One day, Alice was sitting with her sister by the river and she saw a white rabbit with a watch.olt ran past.
Tony: Why was it running?
Lingling:Because it was late.
Tony: And where was it going?
Lingling:To see the Queen of Hearts. Alice followed it and fell down a hole in the ground.
Tony: Yes!Then she saw the Cheshire Cat. It was sitting in a tree and smiling at everbrone.
Lingling: Then Alice arrived at the March Hare’s house. He was sitting with the Mad Hatter and a mouse. They were having a tea party in the garden.
Tony: And then Alice met the Queen of Hearts. She was playing a strange game!
Lingling: Do you already know the book?
Tony: Yes, it’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Everyone in Britain knows the story.
Lingling: Then why did you ask me all those questions?
Tony: To see if you remember the story! Ha ha…
Pronunciation and speaking
Activity 5 Listen and underline the words the speaker stresses.
1. -The Cheshire Cat was sitting on the grass.
-No, it wasn’t. It was sitting in a tree.
2. -The white rabbit was looking at its watch.
-Yes, it was.
Now work in pairs. Listen again and repeat.