1.T.show pictures on Harbin,and then ask Sts. questions and encourage them to find answers from pictures and leads them to answer correctly.
（1）Whichseason is it in the pictures?Winter
（2）What is the weather like?It is cold and snowy.
（3）What do people wear?They wear thick warm clothes.
（4）What are people doing?They are making slowmen and having big snow fights.
（5）What are the rivers and lakes like?They are frozen.
2.Show further pictures on Harbin to introduce new words:
Lead Sts. to read them.
Unit 7 Task
1.To learn to write an outline before writing.
2.To learn how to write one’s favourite seasona(s).
Step 1 Reading (Part A)
1.T.says:Harbin is the city of ice and snow.Winter in Harbin is amazing. Simon is reading an article about it on the Internet. Read the article quickly and find the answers to these questions.
T.present the questions:
（1）Which season does the author like best?He/She likes winter best.
（2）Why does the author like winter?Because he/she loves playing outside with friends in winter.
（3）What is the weather like? The temperature is usually bellow zero and it is often snowy.
（4）Can you see beautiful flowers and green trees during this season?No, but the land is quiet and beautiful.
（5）What else does the author enjoy in winter?Why? The Ice Festival. Because there are beautiful ice lanterns everywhere.
2.T.plays the tape and asks Sts. to listen to the tape and repeat after it.
3.Ask several students to read the message loudly,
One st. reads one paragraph,
then read together.