DOC

Peacefulness and Beauty of Wu Gorge

By Keith Cox,2014-07-17 21:06
9 views 0
Title Unit 3: Peacefulness and Beauty of Wu Gorge ( ) Purpose and Requireme nt The students should be able to: 1. grasp the information of Wu Gorge. 2. learn some useful words and expressions Importance 1. Reading the summary and Passage 1 2. Language points and exercises Difficulty Sentence structure and professional words Teaching Aids ..

    Title Unit 3: Peacefulness and Beauty of Wu Gorge () Purpose The students should be able to:

    and 1. grasp the information of Wu Gorge. Requireme2. learn some useful words and expressions nt

     1. Reading the summary and Passage 1 Importance 2. Language points and exercises Difficulty Sentence structure and professional words Teaching Textbook, pictures, blackboard, sound lab, video Aids

    Teaching

    Time Class

    No.

    Teaching Procedure

    Step 1: Warm-up

    Leading questions to draw the Ss’ attention: 1. What are the three gorges?

    (the Qutang Gorge, the Wu Gorge and the Xiling Gorge) Background information:

    The Wu Gorge is about 45 kilometers long , extending from the

entrance of the Daning River in Wushan County of Chongqing in the

    west, to Guandukou of Badong County, Hubei Province in the east . It

    is the second gorge of the Yangtze Three Gorges. It is also called the

    Great Gorge for being long and neat .

    Step 2: Reading the summary account

    Ask the Ss to read the summary briefly, and answer the question.

     1. What does the gallery consist of?

    ( This gallery consists of three terraces , eight landscapes and

    twelve peaks .)

     2. What are they?

     Three terraces are Chuyang Terrace,Book Presenting Terrace and

    Dragon Slaying Terrace.

     Eight landscapes are Spring Dawn of Nanling, Sunset Glow ,

    Evening Ferry of the Ninghe River , Fishing in Qing Stream , Autumn

    Moon Reflected in a Clear Pool, Temples Among Beautiful Peaks,

    Daoist Temple and the Stones, Morning Clouds and Evening Rains.

    Step 3: Reading Passage 1

     Ask the Ss to read the passage1 briefly. And answer the questions

    on the blackboard.

    1. What was the old name for the Longmen Gorge ?

     (The old name for Longmen Gorge was Luomen Gate ) 2. When was the plank path first made ?

     (The plank path was first made in the Qin and Han Dynasties .) 3. What were the square holes originally used for ?

     (They were originally used for supporting bamboo pipes to take

    brine from Wuxi to Wushan , where it was evaporated and made into

    salt .)

     The teacher explains some difficult sentences and expressions.

     1. It is said that the Minor Three Gorges are not inferior to the

    real Three

    Gorges in scenery . They are even better than the Yangtze Three Gorges

    in some aspects .

     to be inferior to :

    lower in rank , social position , quality , importance , etc. (位置)下面的;(身份)下级的,低下的;(质量等)低劣的,

    普通的,差的

    e.g. She always felt inferior to her older sisters .

    This clothes is inferior to that one .

    2. It splashes down all the year round without drying and is called

    Dragon Gate Spring .

    3. Looking up these weired peaks , one feels that one has come to

    a zoo. The strangest of these peaks is the Ganoderma Peak . It stands like a column supporting the sky and is surrounded by nine

    dragon-shaped stone blocks known as the Nine Dragon Columns .

     4. The holes were cut first in Qin and Han Dynasties for

    supporting bamboo pipes to take brine from Wuxi to Wushan , where it was evaporated and made into salt . Step 4: Practice and Consolidation

    Ask Ss to Ex?and Ex?on P29 to check the Ss’ understanding.

    Ex?: 1. F 2. F 3. T 4. T

    Ex?: 1. A 2. C 3. B 4. D

    Step 5: Oral Practice

     Suppose you are a guide, please introduce Minor Three Gorges of

    the Daning River in your own words.

     Key Sentences:

     1. The Daning River rises at the south foot of Daba Mountain and

    flows through Wuxi County and Wushan County and joins the Yangtze

    River at the west end of Wu Gorge.

     2. The Minor Gorge consists of Longmen Gorge, Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge.

     3. The old name for Longmen Gorge was Luomen Gate.

    Homework

     Read the passage 2 after class.

Summary or feeling after class

    Title Unit 3: Peacefulness and Beauty of Wu Gorge () Purpose The students should be able to:

    and 1. grasp the information of Wu Gorge. Requirement 2. learn some useful words and expressions Importance 1. Reading Passage 2

    2. Language points and exercises Difficulty Sentence structure and professional words Teaching Textbook, pictures, blackboard, sound lab, video Aids

    Teaching Class

    Time No.

    Teaching Procedure

    Step 1: Warm-up

    Leading questions to draw the Ss’ attention:

    1. What does the Minor Gorge consisit of?

    (The Minor Gorge consists of Longmen Gorge, Bawu Gorge and

    Dicui Gorge)

    Background information:

    From Wu Mountain to Dachang there lies a 60-kilometer stretch where there are the famous Minor Three Gorges, i.e. Longmen Gorge,

    Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge. It is said that the Minor Three Gorges

are not inferior to the real ThreeGorges in scenery . They are even

    better than the Yangtze Three Gorges in some aspects . As a saying goes: Every mountain is verdant ; all the waters are green ; every peak

    is unique ; all the waterfalls create dreamy mists .

Step 2: General reading and questions

    Ask the Ss to read the summary and passage2 briefly, and answer

    the questions on the blackboard.

     1. Why did the local people give “Bawu Godge” another name

    “Iron Coffin Gorge”?

    (Because the local people mistook the coffin painted black for an

    iron coffin .)

     2. Give some examples of vivid names of peaks and rocks which

    was metioned in the passage in the Bawu Gorg.

     ( Dragon In and Tiger Out , Horse Returning Mountain and Fairy

    Maid

    Throwing an Embroidered Ball .)

    3. Which gorge is the most pictureque of the Monor Three Gorges?

    ( Dicui Gorge is the most picturesque of the Lesser Three Gorges ).

    4. Where can we find lifelike rock statues of Buddha, in the Gragon

    Gate

    Gorge, Bawu Gorge or in Dicui Gorge?

    (We can find lifelike rock statues of Buddha in Dicui Gorge .) Step 3: Step 3: Second reading and language points

     Ask the Ss to read the passage in detail. And the teacher explains

    the difficult

    sentences and language points.

     1. Steering out of Longmen Gorge and past Silver Nest Shoal and the broad

    valley of Loquat Shoal , one enters Bawu Gorge which is 10km in

    length from

    Tortoise Shoal to Xiawan .

     2. On the cliff face is a rectangular cave with a coffin painted black in it . It is a suspended coffin placed there by the Ba people

    of the Warring States Period .

     3. Sometimes the river flows rapidly like an arrow and sometimes becomes smooth like a mirror . Mandarin ducks swim in pairs across the reflections of the high peaks .

     4. In the gorge , we can see Water Curtain Cave with the water falling as if it were thousands of silver threads hanging down . as if ;: as though conj. 好像似的; 仿佛似的 e.g. It looks as if it is (were , was) going to rain .

    He opened his lips as if to speak .

Step 4: Practice and Consolidation

    Ask Ss to Ex?and Ex?on P32 to check the Ss’ understanding.

    Ex?: 1. T 2. F 3. F 4. T

    Ex?: 1. C 2. A 3. D 4. B

    Step 5: Oral Practice

     Suppose you are a guide, please introduce Minor Three Gorges of

    the Daning River in your own words.

     Key Sentences:

     1. Steering out of Longmen Gorge and past Silver Nest Shoal and

    the broad valley of Loquat Shoal , one enters Bawu Gorge which is 10km in length from Tortoise Shoal to Xiawan .

     2. Dragon In and Tiger Out , Horse Returning Mountain and

    Fairy Maid Throwing an Embroidered Ball .

     3. Dicui Gorge extends for 20 kilometers from the Ox Nose Cave

    at Shuanglong to Tujiaba with various peaks and green bamboo forests

    on both banks .

     4. It is the most picturesque of the Minor Three Gorges.

    Homework

     Read the passage 3-4 after class.

    Summary or feeling after class

Report this document

For any questions or suggestions please email
cust-service@docsford.com