Ex1:Find out the main idea of each paragraph.
para.1 para.2 para.3 a) What Charlie’s most famous character was like b)Why people needed cheering c)His achieveme
d)What Charlie’s childhood was like e)An example of a sad situation that he made funny
Ex2 :Listen to the tape and judge whether the sentences are true or false.
1. Charlie Chaplin was poor when he was a small boy. 2. People who don’t know English cannot enjoy Chaplin’s films. 3.The Gold Rush is set in California in the late of the nineteenth century. 4. In The Gold Rush Chaplin and his friend are fortunate to find some gold . 5. In the film the meal he eats is hard to chew. 6. Chaplin not only acted in films but wrote and directed films as well.
Ex3:Read the passage and choose the best answer for each question.
1)How do you understand the sentence “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.”? A. Laughter is the power to drive winter away and welcome warm spring. B. Laughter can keep one’s face warm, especially during freezing winter. C. Laughter can make people forget their problems and make them feel happy. 2. People enjoy seeing other people’s bad luck because __. A. they enjoy doing so B. it makes people more worried about their life. C. it makes people more content with their life. D. there’s much fun is doing so. 3.In the middle of 19th century people went to California to look for __. A. films B. gold C. entertainment D. Water 4.Chaplin was given a special Oscar for __. A. they enjoy doing so. B. the films he directed.
C. the joy he gave us in his films. D. the contributions he made in films. 5. The Little Tramp is well known because ____. A.Chaplin played a poor and homeless person. B. The character was social failure. C. Chaplin wore large trousers, worn-out shoes and a small round black hat and carried a walking stick. D. Chaplin play a role as a man who determined to overcome difficulties and was kind even when people were unkind to him. 6. What’s the author’s attitude to Charlie Charplin? A. joking C. serious B. negative D. appreciativeCharlie
Ex4:Consolidation Complete the passage according to the reading text.
Brief introduction to Charlie Chapin Chapin was born in a poor family in London on April16,____.His parents were music hall_____and they taughtChaplin how to sing and dance when he was very young.When Chaplin was 6 years old,his father ___,leaving the family even ____ ___.Chaplin appeared on the stage at the age of eight and became one of the most popular child ____ in England.While making his short films,Chaplin put together the character of the little _____,a poor,_____ man.Chaplin was a master of______humour.Modern Times, The Little Tramp, The Gold Rush, City Lights are his masterpieces. In 1972 he visited the USA to be given a special Oscar for
his _______work in films.He died in____but he is loved and remembered as a great ___ who could inspire people with great confidence
1.What kind of person is Charlie Chaplin ? What should we learn from Charlie Chaplin? Humour is everywhere in our daily life. I hope you can be optimistic(乐观) no matter what difficulties you meet with, just as Charlie Chaplin was