She was the only female monarch(君主) of China, and remains the most remarkable(非凡的), influential(有影响的) and mysterious(神秘的) woman in Chinese history.
Empress(女皇) Wu Zetian
4 - 705)
in Tang Dynasty
? She was an inventor and a
scientist from Poland.
She went to Paris and studied physics and chemistry there.
She is the only woman scientist who was awarded two Nobel Prizes. On July 4,1934, she died in Paris, killed by her own experiments. She died of radiation poisoning(放 射物中毒).
Marie Curie (1867-1934)
There was something in her smile, in her eyes, in her timeless and natural elegance. She became very popular with her role in Roman Holiday in 1953. This film turned out to be a smashing success as she won an Oscar as Best Actress. In 1988, she became a special ambassador to the United Nations UNICEF fund helping children in Latin America and Africa.
whether they are great women or not
Brainstorm : What qualities do you think a
great woman should have?
unselfish active intelligent hard-working determined Personal brave confident generous qualities considerate kind of the great helpful modest women responsible warm-hearted independent honest broad-and-open minded
A Chinese saying goes:
Women can hold up half of the sky.
1. Do you know who these women are?
Joan of Arc
As a young girl, she always wanted to study animals. She went to Africa and studied chimps. Her research showed the connections between chimps and human beings. She works to protect chimps everywhere. Jane Goodall (1934), Britain
A Student of African Wildlife
Where are the photos taken? Gombe National Park in East Africa
Task 1 Skimming: 1. Who is the protector? Jane Goodall. 2. What animal are observed? Chimps. 3. When did Jane Goodall arrive at Gombe？ How old was she? She arrived at Gombe in 1960 4. What was the purpose of her study of the chimps? Her purpose was to help the rest of the world understand and respect to ________________________ the life of the chimps.
Task 2 Scanning 1.What did the group do in the morning in the forest? They watched the chimps wake up in the morning in the forest 2.Where did Jane Goodall suggest that the chimps be left? She suggested the chimps should be left in the wild. 3. What did she achieve? She discovered that chimps hunt and eat meat, how chimps communicate with each Other and worked out their social system.
Task 3 Read the text quickly to get the main idea of each paragraph. A student of African wildlife Para 1 Para 2 Para 3 Para 4
Jane’s way to study chimps and her achievements.
Jane has achieved everything she wanted to do. (a short summary to her) A day in the park. Jane’s attitude and feeling to the animals.