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 8 Accidents Unit 1 While the lights were changing to red,a car suddednly appeared
Activity 2 Listen and underline the correct words.
Policewoman: How did the accident happen?
Driver: I was driving along the road and…
Policewoman: How fast were you going at the time?
Driver: I wasn’t going fast.
Policewoman: Where were you going?
Driver: I was going along the road, just here.
Policewoman: Where was the boy on the bike going?
Driver: I didn’t see him.
Policewoman: Were you looking?
Driver: No, I wasn’t.
Policewoman: Were you using your mobile phone?
Driver: Yes , I was.
Policewoman: So, that’s not good. You mustn’t use your mobile phone while you are driving.
Activity 3 Listen and read.
Betty: Good morning, Ms James! You lookpale. Are you all right?
Ms James: I’m OK, but I saw an accident. A boy was riding his bike and listening to music on the road.
Daming: That’s very dangerous!
Ms James: I was waiting to cross the road. While the lights were changing to red, a car suddenly appeared round the corner. It wasn’t going fast, but it didn’t stop.
Lingling: Did the boy stop?
Ms James: No. And the driver was talking on his mobile phone.
Betty: So did the car hit the boy?
Ms James: No, I’m glad to say. The car stopped just in time, but the boy fell off his bike and hurt his knee.
Tony: That’s too bad.
Ms James: So when you’re on your bike,think about the risk of an accident! Pay attention, stop at the red lights and…what else?
Betty: Don’t ride too fast.
Daming: Don’t ride side by side with your friends.
Ms James: Anything else?
All: Don’t listen to music!
Pronunciation and speaking
Activity 5 Listen and mark when the speaker pauses.
1. While the lights were changing to red, a car suddenly appeared round the corner.
2. When I was waiting to cross the road, the accident happened.
Now listen again and repeat.