Module 10 Spring Festival Unit 3 Language in use A: Are they watching TV? B: Yes, they are. No, they aren’t. A: Is he making dumplings? B: Yes, he is. No, he isn’t. A: Is he making lanterns? B: Yes, he is. No, he isn’t. A: Is she playing computer games? B: Yes, she is. No, she isn’t. A: Are they learning a dragon dance? B: Yes, they are. No, they aren’t. What’s he/she doing? He/ She is …. drinking calling dancing writing cooking painting climbing singing 1. Are you getting ready for Spring Festival? 2. What’s your mother doing? 3. She’s cleaning the house. 4. I’m eating jiaozi. 一般现在时与现在进行时的对比 什么情况下用 一般现在时呢？ 1. 表示现在的状态: He’s twelve. She’s at work. 2. 表经常或习惯性的动作: I get up at 6:30 every day. He reads English every morning. 3. 表主语具备的性格和能力等: She likes noodles. They speak French. 4. 普遍真理、自然规律和客观事实: Two plus four is six. The moon goes around the earth. Birds fly. 5. 谈论籍贯、国籍等: Where do you come from? I come from China. I come from Guangzhou. 6. 谈论时间表、旅程表等: What time does the film begin? The football match starts at 8 o’clock. Tomorrow is Thursday. 什么情况下用 现在进行时呢？ 表示说话时正在发生或者进行的动作。 We are preparing for Spring Festival. I am writing a letter. We are enjoying our trip. 对比两种时态，我们可以得出以下结论: 【构成不同】 现在进行时由“助动词 be (am, is / are) + V-ing” She is doing her homework now. 一般现在时(be动词是is, am, are), 行为动词是 V原形+s/es . Are you a teacher? 你是教师吗？ Yes, I am. / No, I’m not. 是的，我是。/不，我不是。 He plays football every day. 【时间状语不同】 常与一般现在时连用的时间状语有: always, often, usually, sometimes, usually, never, every day/week/month/year, on Sunday(s)/ Monday(s)/in the morning/afternoon/ evening, now, today every day, every week, on Sundays, three times a week… I write to my uncle every month. 常与现在进行时连用的时间状语有: now, at the moment。另外, 以Look, Listen等开头的祈使句常 常是现在进行时态的句子。 Listen! Who is singing over there? Write questions and short answers. Lingling’s mother / learning a lion dance? —Is Lingling’s mother learning a lion dance? — No, she isn’t. 1. Lingling’s mother / cleaning the house? Is Lingling’s mother cleaning the house? Yes, she is. 2. Lingling’s father / making lanterns? —Is Lingling’s father making lanterns? —No, he isn’t. 3. Lingling’s aunt / cooking the meal? —Is Lingling’s aunt cooking the meal? —No, she isn’t. 4. Lingling’s grandma / sweeping the floor? —Is Lingling’s grandma sweeping the floor? —No, she isn’t. 5. Daming and Betty / learning a lion dance? —Are Daming and Betty learning a lion dance? —No, they aren’t. 6. Lingling’s family / getting ready for Spring Festival? —Are Lingling’s family getting ready for Spring Festival? —Yes, they are. Complete the passage are getting ready At the moment, we (1) ________________ (get ready) for Spring Festival. We (2) _____________ are cleaning (clean) the house and we (3) are sweeping (sweep) the floor. My _____________ cooking (cook) a meal. My mother (4) is _________ work (work) today. father doesn’t (5) ______ We always (6) _____ buy (buy) new clothes for get (get) Spring Festival. We always (7) ____ presents from our family and friends. Spring Festival finishes at Lantern Festival, and we often (8) eat ____ (eat) yuanxiao on that day. A possible version Dear Linda, It’s Spring Festival and we’re getting ready for it. My mother is cleaning the house and my father is helping her. Usually we have a big family dinner and we watch a special TV programme in the evening to celebrate the festival. Tell me about a festival in your country. Love from, Lucy Homework Try to make a summary on this module and even this book to find out what you have learned.