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英语——郝卓莹——《Lifelong Learning》
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T:  Good afternoon, boys and girls!

S:  Good afternoon, teacher.

T:  OK. Sit down, please. I think all of you likemusic very much, right?

S:  Yes.

T:  Yes or yes?

S:  Yes.

T:  OK, let’s enjoy another very interesting English song, Do Re Mi.And I’d like you to sing together and clap with therhythm, OK?


T:  Do you like music?


T:Do you want to learn music?


T:So learning is very important for us.




T:  So today we are going to talk about the topic “Lifelong Learning”.And next, I want to show you a short video. After the video, I’d like you toanswer me some questions. Who can read the questions for us? OK. Can you have atry?

S:  What are they doing? Can you remember their names?

T:  OK. great. Thank you. Watch carefully.


T:  OK, so much for the video. Do you like the video?

S:  Yes.

T:  OK. Let’s come back to questions. Can you answer them? How aboutthe first one? What are they doing? Who can tell me? Any volunteers? Let me seeyour hands. Who can do that? What are they doing? How about this girl? Can youhave a try? What are they doing? They are …

S:  I think they are learning some things.

T:  Yes. They are learning. Correct. Great. Sit down, please. How aboutthe second one? Can you remember their names? Can you remember their names? Whatare their names? Would you like to speak out? What are their names? Can youhave a try? You can read them. No problem. Can you have a try?

S:  I think they are Rachel Lopez.

T:  It’s Rachel Lopez. OK. Great. Sit down, please. How about anotherone? OK. You can go on.

S:  Mayumi.

T:  Mayumi. OK. Sit down, please. Can you?

S:  Rachel Lopez and Mayumi Hosoya.

T:  OK. Great. Sit down, please. Let’s see the answer. OK, great. Readafter me. Rachel Lopez.

S:  Rachel Lopez.

T:  Rachel Lopez.

S:  Rachel Lopez.

T:  Mayumi Hosoya.

S:  Mayumi Hosoya.

T:  Mayumi Hosoya

S:  Mayumi Hosoya.

T:  This one is a Japanese name, right? OK, let’s learn more about theirlifelong learning stories. You will have two minutes to read the passage veryquickly. And after reading, I’d like you to answer these true or falsequestions. Can you understand me? And finish the exercise on your yellow paper.OK? Finish your exercise on your yellow paper. Great. You can start. If youhave any questions, please put up your hand and let me know. OK, start reading.





T:  OK, boys and girls. Have you finished?

S:  Yes.

T:  Let’s come back to the questions. How about No. 1? Can you tell me?Can you halve a try? OK, read it.

S:  Rachel’s job uses information she learnt in the university.

T:  True or false?

S:  False.

T:  It’s false. Do you agree with him?

S:  Yes.

T:  Ok, let’s see it. OK, correct. Sit down, please.Great. How aboutNo. 2? Can you have a try? No. 2.

S:  Lifelong learning becomes more common today.  I choose true.

T:  You think it is true. Do you agree with her?

S:  Yes.

T:  Yes, ok. Let’s see the answer. It’s true. OK, great. Sit down,please. How about the last one? Can you, this boy?

S: Mayumi Hosoya is taking a course to learn how to teach using theInternet. It’s true.

T:  It is true. Do you agree with him?

S:  Yes.

T: Ok, great. Sit down, please. Thank you. And next, you’ll have alonger period to read the passage. I’d like you to read it loudly byyourselves. OK? You can start. If you have any questions, put up your hands andlet me know.


T:  OK. Have you finished? Have you finished reading? Let’s readtogether. This time I’d like this big group to read paragraph one. And theother two groups try to find out the main ideas of paragraph one. Can youunderstand?

S:  Yes.

T:  OK. So read loudly. OK? Five years ago, Rachel Lopez, one two …

T & S: Five years ago, Five years ago, Rachel Lopezgraduated from college with a degree in history. Today, she works for a largesoftware company. Now twenty-seven, Rachel takes classes twice a week afterwork. She is learning to use the computer program PowerPoint. ‘I enjoyedcollege, but my job doesn’t use information I learned when I was doing mydegree,’ Rachel says. ‘This course is helping me to do my job better. In thefuture, I might go back to school and get an MBA.’

T:  OK. In this paragraph I find out one new word for you. That isgraduate. Do you know what graduate is? Do you know that? OK, you can speak theChinese meaning. So graduate means finish school or leave school. Such as yougraduated from primary school. Right? You graduated from primary school. OK,great. How about the main idea of paragraph one? Who can tell me? OK. That’sthese two group’s task. Who can have a try? Can you have a try?

S:  I choose C.

T:  Can you read it?

S:  Rachel goes back to school to take a coursefor her job.

T:  OK. Great. Sit down, please. Do you agree with her?

S:  Yes.

T:  Yes. It’s C. And let’s change the turns. These two groups, let’sread paragraph two. This big group, you try to find out the main idea ofparagraph two, ok? So, paragraph two, are you ready?

S:  Yes.

T:  OK. So let’s read together. In the past, one two …

T& S: In the past, when students graduated from college and got a job, theyusually stopped studying. Today, lifelong learning is becoming more common. Inthe United States,people can return to school in their late twenties, thirties, or older to get ahigher degree, such as a master’s or Ph.D. Like Rachel, many more are takingtraining courses to improve their workplace skills. With many classes nowavailable through the Internet, it is easier for people to get degrees ortraining by distance learning.

T:  OK. And in this paragraph I also find some new words for you. Oneis common. Do you know what common is? Just or usual. Huh, let me think, do youhave QQ?

S:  Yes.

T:  Do you have Renren?

S:  Yes / No.

T:  No? Do you have Weibo?

S:  Yes.

T:  So we can say Renren QQ and Weibo are very common.

S:  Common.

T:  Yes. Great. So read after me Common.

S:  Common.

T:  Common.

S:  Common.

T:  OK. Remember it. And another one is distance learning. What isdistance learning?

S:  远程教育。

T Yes, we can learn on the Internet. Right? Wecan learn online or on the Internet. OK, great. What’s the main idea ofparagraph two? How about this girl? OK. Can you have a try? Can you? Great,tell us.

S: A. More and more people are returning to school to improve theireducation and ability.

T:  OK, GREAT. Do you agree with her?

S:  Yes.

T:  Let’s see the answer. OK, correct. And last paragraph, the wholeclass. Let’s read together, OK? And I believe this time we can be louder,right? OK, read loudly. Mayumi Hosoya, one two …

T & S: Mayumi Hosoya, who is forty, teaches Japaneseat a community college in New York.‘Next semester, I’ll be teaching some of my classes using the Internet. This isnew for me,’ says Mayumi. ‘At the moment, I am taking a course to learn how toteach this way.’ At the same time, Mayumi’s seventy-year-old mother and fatherare taking a distance learning course in Art History. ‘We love the subject,’says Mayumi’s father, ‘and now we can study with people from all over the world.I never thought learning could be this much fun!’

T:  OK. Great. And here I have a new phrase. What is take a course?Just take classes. Right. Ok. Great. So the main idea of paragraph three? Whocan tell me? Who can read it? OK, can you read it?

S:  A teacher, Mayumi Hosoya is also taking acourse herself.

T:  Correct. OK, great. So much for the reading. And now I have a tablehere. The table is based on the passage. Can you discuss with your partners andfill in the blanks. OK? There are three parts. What to learn why to learn andhow to learn. OK? Discuss with your partners and fill in the blanks.

T:  How about the answer? Can you tell me? Can you tell me? How aboutthe first one? About Rachel Lopez. What does Rachel Lopez learn? OK. Can youhave a try?

S:  Rachel Lopez learnt to use the computer program Powerpoint.

T:  OK, great. Powerpoint. Sit down, please. Thank you. How about nextone? How about many people in the U.S.A? How about the second? About manypeople in the U.S.A.Who can do that? Who can have a try? Let me .. OK. Have a try.

S:  People get degrees or training by distance learning.

T:  By distance learning. OK, great. And third one? The third one isabout Mayumi Hosoya. Why does Mayumi Hosoya learn to teaching the Internet? Whocan tell me? OK? Have a try. Who can tell me? Have a try? Can you, this boy?No. It doesn’t matter. How about others? OK. You please. Thank you.

S:  She’ll teach some classes using the Internet.

T:  OK. She teaches her classes or her students. OK. Great. And the lastone, how do Mayumi’s parents learn? How do Mayumi’s parents learn? Who can tellme the last one? OK, have a try.

S:  They take an art history course.

T:  Yes. They take an Art History or take a what kind of course? Whatkind of course? OK. Sit down, please. Think about it. What is it? Who can tellme?

S:  Art History.

T:  Yes. They learn Art History. Take what kind of course? Can you tellus?

S:  Distance learning.

T:  Distance learning. OK. Great. Next, boys and girls, can you linkthe phrases together and retell the persons’ lifelong learning stories? Canyou? Do you understand me? Such as, Rachel Lopez learnt to use PowerPoint. Shewants to learn information. And she takes classes. She takes classes. OK. Canyou understand me? Would you like to tell me the other three lifelong learningstories? How about many people in the U.S.A.? Who can do this one? Put upyour hands. Huh, where’s monitor? Oh, you’re the monitor. OK. Can you retellmany people in the U.S.A.

S:  Many people in the U.S.A.learn to get higher degree.

T:  OK. Great. And?

S:  To improve workplace skills.

T:  OK. And they …

S:  They get degree or training by distance learning.

T:  OK. Excellent. We can have another try about Mayumi’s lifelonglearning story. OK. Can you?

S:  Mayumi learns to teach using Internet in her classes. She takes acourse.

T:  Using Internet and to …

S:  to teach her classes

T:  And?

S:  She takes a course.

T:  OK. Excellent. Great. Sit down, please. How about the last one? OK,have a try.

S:  Mayumi’s parents learn Art History.

T:  And how do they learn?

S:  They take a distance learning course.

T:  Also distance learning course. OK. Great, sit down, please. Thankyou. Very clever. And clever boys and girls, can we do another vocabularyexercise? Please match the phrases with the pictures. Can you try that? Whichis software? Which is the software?




S:  The second.

T:  The second. And which is in their thirties? Which is?

S:  The first.

T:  The first. Yes. In their thirties is from the 31 to 39. So how oldare your parents? They are in their … 

S:  Forties.

T:  Yes. In their forties. And how old are your grandparents?

S:  Sixties or seventies.

T:  They are in their sixties or even seventies. OK. Great. Can youguess how old I am?

S:  Thirties / Twenties.

T:  Thirties? Oh, what a pity. Actually, I am in my twenties. I am sosad about it. How about you? You are in your …

S:  Teens

T:  Teens. In your teens. And read after me, in your teens.

S:  In your teens.

T:  OK. Great. How about the last one? Of course. Lifelong is the

S:  Third or last

T:  The last one. And we can find a very interesting phenomenon here.Do you know this word?

S:  Life.

T:  Do you know this word?

S:  Long.

T:  When I put them together, is?

S:  Lifelong.

T:  Lifelong. A new word. Right? And do you know this word?

S:  Soft.

T:  Do you know this word?

S:  Ware.

T:  When I put them together is?

S:  Software.

T:  Software. OK. In English, we call this kind of words Compound Word.

We have learnt a lot from the lesson. You know, just likethe people in our passage, they have to learn in different ages, in theirtwenties, in their forties, even in their seventies. Can you imagine what youwould learn if you were seventy years old? Can you imagine that? What would youlearn? Can you have a try?

S:  I want to learn travel around.

T:  Travel around the world. Right?

S:  Yes.

T:  OK. Great. Sit down, please. How about others? Have a try.

S:  Maybe when I were forty years old, I have my own company. And it’svery famous. And it’s very famous in all over the world. I will have my car.I thinkI will travel around the world. And maybe have some same people and poor people…

T:  What would you learn if you were seventies years old?

S:  Yes. Sorry. I think I would learn something I like and somethingmaybe in your eyes, it’s impossible. But I can think it’s correct.

T:  OK. Great. Thank you. So who wants to learn to drive if you wereseventy years old? Who wants to learn to drive? OK. Who wants to learn newcomputer games in your seventies? Put up your hands. Ok. How will you learn it?Can you tell me? How will you learn it? You please.

S:  I will ask some people.

T:  Maybe from your grandchildren. Right? OK. Great. Thank you. Sitdown, please. So I’d like you to do a survey about your future learning plan inyour teens, twenties, forties or seventies. OK. You can discuss with others.Later I’d like you to come to the front and show us your result. Can youunderstand me? You can start.


T:  OK. So much for discussion. So much for discussion. Let me, let’ssee your results. OK?

Which group is in your teens? Which group is in your teens? ok.Do you like to come to the front? Two students from you. No problem, come tothe front. Come to the front. Two of you. Two students front your group. Come tothe front. Stand here. Face to the others. I want to learn.

S:  I want to learn street dance because it is popular. I will learn itby taking classes. I think I can show it on the stage.

T:  OK. I hope you can dance gangnan style. Thank you. Clap for them.Which group is in your twenties? OK. You please. Come to the front. Come to thefront. Two students from your group. Come here.

S:  I want to learn driving when I am twenty, because it’s very useful.I want to travel with my family. I will learn it by a teacher of driving. Ithink I will drive well.

T:  OK. Great. Excellent. Do you want to learn to drive? Do you want tohave your own cars? Yes or no?

T:  Yes. And which group is in your forties? Which group is in yourforties? Let me know. Forties? OK. Come to the front.

S:  In my forties, I think I will learn all of things. The first I willlearn how to do Bbox. Next thing is similar to Bbox, rap, like Emimen. Yes. Youknow he is famous singer, because I think it’s cool. Maybe I can send my videoto the Utube. I will learn it from video. Most important thing is I will do ithow to teach. I think I do this for students in Chinabecause you know more and more students want to go abroad to like Harvard,Yale, Princeton University. It’s very famous. They wantto go to this. Maybe I will have, or give you a school. It’s very cool and it’sthe number one in the world. And students in China, you can go to it not goabroad because you know our Chinese are very best. And maybe I will learn itfrom books. And I think it’s cool.

 T: OK. Thankyou. Very fashionable middle-age lady. OK, great. They are in their forties.And who is in their seventies? OK. Which group? You group, first. Come to thefront. And wear it. This is an old man.

S:  I want to learn the piano because I like it very much. And I willlearn it by my piano teacher. I think I can play it well.

T:  OK. Very fashionable old man. Thank you. I think there is anothergroup in your seventies. OK. Come to the front. Welcome. Another old man. Theyhave to respect you.

S:  In my seventies, I think I will learn adventure sports. I think …, becauseI think I learn it I can have funs. Maybe I will find a teacher to learn it.Yeah.

T:  Find a teacher to teach a seventy-year-old man.

T:  OK. Thank you. Clap for the seventy-year-old man. OK. From yoursurvey, from the result, we learn that we have to learn in different ages, inour teens, just like which group, just like you. In our twenties, just likethat group. In our forties, just like this group. In our seventies, just likethese two old men. We have to learn. So I can say it’s very important to keeplifelong learning. Lifelong learning is very important. Do you agree with me?And you can find different ways to keep lifelong learning. Besides the ways weknow today, just like distance learning, taking a course, we also can find alot of ways to keep lifelong learning. Can you think about some other ways?Just like maybe from a teacher, from some books or magazines, on TV. Soremember, we have to keep lifelong learning. So I have one saying to share withyou. It’s never too old to learn. Can you guess the Chinese meaning?

S:  活到老学到老。

T OK. Who can read it for us? Can you read it forus?

S:  It’s never too old to learn. 活到老学到老。




T 活到老学到老。Yes. OK. So muchfor the passage. So much for the topic. Do you have any questions about thepassage? Do you have any questions about the topic, lifelong learning? Do youhave any questions about the exercise on the paper sheet? And if you have noquestions, let’s see the homework. I’d like to finish the survey after classand write it into a short passage. Do you understand?

S:  Yes.

T:  Thank you. Class is over. Goodbye, everyone.

S:  Goodbye, teacher.