人教版九年级上册英语Unit4 SectionB 2部分课文翻译
Li Wen is a 15-year-old boy from the countryside. His parents are working in the city. Look at the title of the passage and the picture below. What problems do you think he might have?
Read the passage and put the sentences [A-D] in the correct places.
Using the sentence context may help you guess and learn the meanings of new words and phrases.
He Studies Harder Than He Used to
Li Wen is a normal 15-year-old boy from the countryside. He works very hard and does well in school. It is hard to believe that he used to have difficulties in school. When he was a little boy, he seldom caused any problems,and his family spent a lot of time together.________. His parents moved to the city to look for jobs,and his grandparents came to take care of him. But he missed his parents so much and he often felt lonely and unhappy.
Li Wen's unhappiness began to influence his schoolwork. He became less interested in studying. Sometimes he was absent from classes and failed his examinations. Finally, Li Wen's parents made the decision to send him to a boarding school. However, Li Wen was shy and was not able to make friends quickly in school. He found life there difficult. One day he told his teacher that he wanted to leave the school. ________and she called his parents. She advised them to talk with their son in person. So his parents took a 24-hour train and a 5-hour bus ride to get to Li Wen's school.
________. "It was exactly what I needed,"he said. "Now I understand that even though they are busy, they are always thinking of me. They take pride in everything good that I do. "
After that, Li Wen's parents had much more communication with their son than they used to. ________. He became more outgoing and made some good friends in school. He even joined the school basketball team and became active in many other activities. "I'm much happier now, and I work even harder than I used to. I know my parents love me and they're always proud of me,"says Li Wen. "It's very important for parents to be there for their children. "
A. They had a long talk
B. Now Li Wen has really changed
C. However,things began to change a few years ago
D. His teacher was worried about him
Read the passage again and underline the problems that Li Wen used to have.
Use clues from the passage to help you guess the meanings of the words in the box.
Complete the passage with the proper forms of the words and phrases in the box.
be proud of/take pride in以……为骄傲
make a decision/decide做决定/决定
miss/be absent from错过/缺席
look after/take care of照顾
Li Wen is a 15-year-old boy. He works hard and does well in school. It is hard to believe that he used to have difficulties in school. When his parents moved to the city to work, they could not be at home to look after/take care of him So he became less interested in studying and missed/was absent from classes. Then his parents made a decision/decided to send him to a boarding school. He found life there difficult. One day he told his teacher he wanted to leave the school. His teacher advised his parents to talk with their son in person. This conversation changed/influenced his life. He realized that his parents would always love him,and they would be proud ofltake pride in everything good that he did. Now he is much happier and more outgoing than he used to be.
What do you think Li Wen and his parents talked about in their conversation? Write a conversation and role-play it with your group.Think of the following things:
·Possible questions Li Wen might ask his parents
·Questions his parents might ask Li Wen
·Possible answers from Li Wen and his parents