Unit 4 Wang Wei’s Dream教案
om was upset to see that Wang Wei had taken apart the television! Dad told her to have faith in Wang Wei, and sure enough he put the television back together perfectly.
Wang Wei’s teachers all noticed his talent. They told his parents that Wang Wei should go to the university. Wang Wei was very excited about this. No one in Wang Wei’s family had ever been to the university before. Mom was not sure if it was a good idea. But Dad said, “Have faith in Wang Wei and his dream.” Wang Wei studied hard every day.
His family did not have enough money to pay for university, but Wang Wei found out about scholarships that would pay for his tuition. Mom was doubtful, and this time even Dad felt a bit uncertain. But he said, “We must have faith in Wand Wei and his dream.” So Wang Wei studied extra hard every day, and applied for the scholarships.
Now Wang Wei had the letter in his hand that would tell him if he could go to the university. He took a deep breath and opened the envelope. His parents looked over his shoulder. Wang Wei smiled. “It says, ‘Congratulations. You have been accepted to the university on a full scholarship!’” Mom hugged him with tears in her eyes. “I am so proud of you!” she said.
Dad patted his back. “I always had faith in Wang Wei and his dream, ’ he said.
Circle the best answer for each question.
1. When Wang Wei got a letter from the university, why were his hands shaking? （b）
a. Because he was sick.
b. Because his future was inside the envelope.
c. Because he was angry with his father.
2. Why was Mom upset about the television? （b）
a. Because she didn’t want Wang Wei to watch it so much.
b. Because she didn’t think Wang Wei could put it back together.
c. Because Wang Wei wanted her to buy a new one.
3. Why did Wang Wei’s teachers think he should go to the university? （c）
a. Because he had lots of money.
b. Because the university is easy.
c. Because he had talent.
4. Why did Wang Wei need to apply for a scholarship? （a）
a. Because his family didn’t have enough money for tuition.
b. Because every student has to have a scholarship.
c. Because if he has a scholarship he won’t have to study.
5. Why did Mom have tears in her eyes? （c）
a. Because she was angry with Wang Wei.
b. Because she has to pay for Wang Wei’s tuition.
c. Because she was proud of Wang Wei.
Forming Opinions: Guided Writing
（A）A student is writing a paragraph about Wang Wei, and why he was so successful in achieving his dream. Look at the outline.
Wang Wei’s dream: To study engineering at university.
Why was he successful?
1. Wang Wei dreamed of doing something that he loved and that he was good at. （a）（b）
（a）He wanted to be an engineer.
（b）He liked to see how things worked.
2. Wang Wei faced his problems. （a）（b）
（a）Nobody in his family had been to the university before.
（b）His family didn’t have enough money for tuition.
3. Wang Wei worked hard to overcome these problems. （b）
（a）He studied very hard every day.
（b）He applied for a scholarship to pay for his tuition.
（B）Now help the student write a well-organized paragraph. Describe Wang Wei’s dream and how he was successful in achieving it.
Wang Wei wanted to study （1）engineering at university. He was able to achieve his dream because of three things. First, his dream was doing something （2）that he loved and that he was good at. Even when he was little, he wanted （3）to be an engineer. He always took things apart because he （4）liked to see how things worked. Secondly, （5）Wang Wei faced his problems. Nobody （6）in his family had been to the university before and his family （7）didn’t have enough for tuition. But Wang Wei though about solutions to these problems. Then he worked （8）hard to overcome these problems. He studied （9）very hard every day and he （10）applied for a scholarship to pay for his tuition. Because of these things, Wang Wei’s dream of going to university came true.
（ ）1. Oh, it’s raining very hard! Our sports meeting has to be ___________till next Sunday.
A. put off B. put down C. put away
（ ）2. I like to live in a house __________is big and bright.
A. that B. who C. where
（ ）3. —Can I park my car here?
—Yes. You can park on ____________side of the street.
A. either B. neither C. both
解析：选A。side 是单数，且street 是单数，这样的话应该选择either，如果是复数，应该选择both。
（ ）4. —____________important tool the computer is!
—I think so.
A. What a B. How C. What an