Ex 1 Read the passage carefully and answer the following questions.
1 What was Wang Kun and Wang Wei’s idea of a good trip?
Their idea was to take a long bike tr
ip.(along the entire Mekong river)
2 Who planned the trip to the Mekong? Wang Wei planned the trip.
3 Where is the source of the Mekong River and which sea does it enter? The source of the river is in Qinghai Province and it enters the South China Sea. 4 What can you see when you travel along the Mekong? You can see glacier, rapids, hills, valleys, waterfalls and plains.
5 What difficulties did Wang Kun and Wang Wei find about their journey?
The journey will begin at an altitude of more than 5000 meters, where it is hard to breathe and very cold.
6 What do you think about Wang Kun and Wang Wei?
Wang Kun’s character: enthusiastic, critical, sensible Wang Wei’s character: imaginative, organized, eager, persistent, stubborn, risk-taking
3 An attitude is what a person thinks about something. Write down Wang Wei’s and Wang Kun’s attitude to the trip. Then add your own opinion.
Wang Wei’s attitude
Wang Kun’s attitude
性格形容词: aggressive 有进取心的 ambitious 有雄心壮志的； audacious 大胆的，有冒险精神的； constructive 建设性的 creative 富创造力的 efficient 有效率的； energetic 精力充沛的 frank 直率的，真诚的 independent 有主见的； ingenious 有独创性的； objective 客观的
precise 一丝不苟的 realistic 实事求是的 responsible 负责的 sensible 明白事理的 purposeful 意志坚强的 dashing 有一股子冲劲的，有拼搏精神的 motivated 目的明确的 persevering 不屈不挠的 pessimistic 悲观的 pushy 有进取心的 strong-willed 意志坚强的