How to make use of the river ?
travel along it
fishing washing to irrigate(灌溉) fields go swimming transport
to make electricity
Part 5 By
The River in Laos
Who are they?
Wang Kun; Wang Wei;
_________ an old man
What are they talking about?
Life on the river and the changes
? Wang Kun and Wang Wei met an old man fishing by the river in Laos, and they talked about the life on the river and the changes.
Life along the river in
Life along the river
small 1 there were many_____ 1 some villages have disappeared ______by the river __________ villages
2 the fishermen used to catch fish ____________
3 they sold the fish __________to money make______
new dams 2 ________have been built 3some people______ have moved _________________ to the towns and work there
1.Do people like the change of
2. What about the old man’s attitude? Why?
1. Do people like the change of lifestyle?
Some people like the change of lifestyle because their life is better.
2. What about the old man’s attitude?
Why? The old man prefers the old way of life
Because he likes the peaceful life along the river and he doesn’t like the noise of the city
nostalgic 怀旧的 accepting
Journey Down the Mekong
Part 6: The end of our journey
South China Sea
Part 6 The end of our journey Phnom Penh (金边） Vientiane (万象）
Ho Chi Minh City The capital of Cambodia
The capital of Laos
The biggest city of Vietnam
Phnom Penh (金边）
Ho Chi Minh City
1 the largest city in
2 the former capital of
3 the Oriental Pearl
population weather learning farming
→ twice the population
half of its people → couldn’t read or write
The education of Cambodia
→ Almost seven times the
population of Cambodia
→ Cooler in the north and
much warmer in the south
(1) 倍数 + as +形容词/副词的原级 + as... large; big; long; high This room is two times as large as that one. (2) 倍数 + 形容词/副词的比较级 + than... This room is two times larger than that one. (3) 倍数 + the + 名词+ of... size; length; height ; population This room is two times the size of that one.
discussion How will you prepare for traveling?
things you will take along