using language---reading and writing
教学课题;A Sad Love Story
1.To introduce a cross-cultural view of lover’s festivals – Qiqiaojie
and Valentine’s Day.
2.Train the students’ reading ability.
3.Enable the students to engage imaginatively in the story and to use
their own ideas of changing the ending.
4.Improve the students’ writing ability.
1.What do people do on Valentine’s Day?
2. Have you ever received any gifts on Valentine’s Day?
3. Do you think only lovers send gifts to each other on that day? 4.Do we have our own Valentine’s Day in China?
Part1.I’ll give you 5 minutes to read the whole text. After reading , please tell the following sentences true or false according to the text.
1. The girl Li Fang loved and waited for didn’t turn up.( )
2. Because her most lovely daughter got married to a human secretly,
the Goddess got very angry.( )
3. Zhinu was made to return to Heaven without her husband. They
were allowed to meet once a year on the seventh day of the tenth
lunar month.( )
4. Hu Jin had been waiting for Li Fang for a long time with a gift for
Part2. Divide the passage into three parts and match the main
Paras One &Two Li Fang’s misunderstandingand regret
Paras Three & Four The story of Niulang and Zhinu
Part Three Hu Jin’s not turning up and Li Fang’s sadness
Seven Paras Five---
Part1.Read carefully and answer the following questions: 1.How did Li Fang feel at the beginning of the story? why? ___________________________________________________________ 2.What was Li Fang afraid that Hu Jin was doing?
___________________________________________________________ 3. How did Li Fang know the manager wanted to shut the coffee shop? ___________________________________________________________ 4. Why did people want the whether to be fine on Qiqiaojie? ___________________________________________________________ 5. What is the reason why Li Fang did not meet on time?
___________________________________________________________ 6.How did Li Fang feel at the end of the story? Why?
___________________________________________________________ Part2. Please translate some sentences .
1. She could be with her friends right now laughing at him. ___________________________________________________________ 2. It was obvious that the manager of the coffee shop was waiting for Li Fang to leave.
___________________________________________________________ 3.As Li Fang set off for home, he thought,”I guess Hu Jin doesn’t love me .I’ll just throw these flowers and chocolates away. I don’t want them to remind me of her.” So he did.
___________________________________________________________ Part3. Which sentence in the text can be replaced by the following one?
He was not going to wait for her apology without much hope. He would drink some coffee in order to forget his sadness.
___________________________________________________________ Part4. Retell the story of Niulang and Zhinu.
The weaving girl Zhinu, the seventh daughter ofHeaven, met the herd boy Niulang and _____ ___ ____ ____ him. Then they ____ ______ secretly and lived __ ____ ____. But when the Goddess of Heaven knew
it, she ____ ____ ____ ___ it and _____ Zhinu __ ___ ____ to Heaven. Niulang ____ ____ ___ ___ to follow her, but the Milky Way stopped him. When the Goddess of Heaven______ that Zhinu was __ ___ _____, she finally _____ the couple ___ cross the Milky Way to meet once a year. This happens on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month when magpiesmade a bridge of their wings ___ ____ ___ let the couple cross the river to meet. This is the story of Qiqiaojie---a Chinese Valentine’s
Read the story about Li Fang again. What do you think is going to happen to Li Fang and Hu Jin? Write your own ending to the story. Use the following hints to help you prepare for writing.
• Think of how Li Fang will explain that the flowers and
chocolates are gone.
• Think of what Hu Jin will say when she hears that news.
• Think of an ending to the story that will solve the
problem. Will Li Fang be happy or sad?
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