1. Grasp the Past Continuous Tense
2. Grasp the story and words, phrases.
get on (well) with sb., disturb in the city of, take off, try to do sth., find it+ adj. +to do sth, be angry with sb. ,knock at, drop sth. on the floor, wake(sb.) up, as usual, fall asleep.
I’m sorry to trouble you. Would you please not do this?
Tape-recorder, Overhead projector, 挂图和表达动作的图片。
Step 1 Revision
1.Revise the forms of the Past Continuous Tense.
What was she doing when I call her last night?
She was eating.
The girls were dancing at 8:00 yesterday morning.
教师还可以先做一个动作，做完后问：What was I doing? 并让几位同学做些动作，完成后问其他的学生：What was he/she doing? What were they doing?
What were you doing at nine o’clock yesterday?
What were your parents doing when you came home from school yesterday?
Step 2 Leading-in
Show two pictures to the students and let them guess the meaning of the story.
Have the students discuss the pre-reading questions. Guess the meaning of get on well with. Explain the meaning of ever.
Have the students give ways in which their neighbours disturb them. Then have them think of ways that can solve the problems.