1.1《Unit 1 Cultural relics》
Unit 1 Cultural Relics
period 1 warming up and speaking
What are cultural relics?
/>? A cultural relic is something that has survived for a long time, often a part of something old that has remained when the rest has been destroyed; it tells people about the past.
文化遗产日 the Second Saturday of June
Can you give me some examples of cultural relics that you know at home and abroad?
A man who doesn’t go to The Great Wall is not a true man
in the past: To protect our countries now : to be a place for people to visit
? It is located in pairs , France ? It’ s the biggest arch in the world. ? It is grand and beautiful in the night light.
凯旋门是1806年拿破仑为纪念法 国大军战胜奥俄联军而建的。随 后的1830年革命，路易-菲利浦 国王将其作为革命军和帝国的纪 念馆。
? It is located in India. ? It is the grave a king built for his wife. ? It showed the deep love of the king and queen.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa（比萨斜塔）
? It is the famous Italy building. ? It got the name leaning tower because it leans to the earth. ? It actually used for telling people time.
?It is also called musee du louvre in France. ?It was built in the 13th century. ?It was a castle for the king of France. ?In 1793,it opened to the public and became a museum.
卢浮宫始建于13世纪，是当时法国 路易王室的城堡，被充当为国库及艺 术馆 。
1)It was first built for the king when they hunted in the countryside. 2) Now it is a museum.
The Great Pyramid of Giza （吉扎金字塔）
It is located in Egypt now it became the grave after the king died.
London Tower （伦敦塔）
? It was built in the 1000s. The workers spent nearly 12years to finish it. ? It was once used as the castle,the prison, the museum. ? Now, it becomes the scenery for the people all over the world.
The Statue of Liberty (The symbol(象征） of the USA) What did the Goddess hold in her hands.
女神双唇紧闭，戴光芒四射的冠冕，身着 罗马式宽松长袍，右手高擎象征自由的火 炬，左手紧握一铜板刻着《美国独立宣言》 发表的日期--公元1776年7月4日，脚上散 落着已断裂的锁链，右脚跟抬起作行进状， 整体为挣脱枷锁、挺身前行的反抗者形象
1.What are the similarities of these cultural relics?
1)world famous 2)made of stones; man-made 3)a long history 4)symbols of their countries and cultures
? All these cultural relics are quite beautiful. But some of them were lost or ruined in history, such as Yuan Ming Yuan, The Great Wall, The Pyramid. ? what can cause them lost or ruined. 1. Maybe they were destroyed by natural disasters (wind and rain). 2.Maybe they were even stolen by invaders during wars.
As we known, some of the cultural relics were Useful expression: destroyed during the war. I think it is worthwhile because... Such as Yuan Ming Yuan, it was burnt out by I don’t think so because... the invaders. Now our government has spent a lot of money on rebuilding it. Do you think it is worthwhile?
1.They have great value to us. 2.They tell us what our ancestors (祖先）were and what their life was like. 3.They tell us the history of our country, no one should forget the past.
Words and expressions
? ? ? ? ? at home and abroad The Great Wall The Pyramid The Statue of Liberty stand for protect be made of In danger wonder worthwhile locate
king and queen
1.预习reading部分,找出文章中的两条线索 2.课后练习P2完成. 3.熟读生词和词组. 4.看英语双语报B1版面.
Unit 1 Cultural Relics
Reading and Comprehending
The Pyramid in Egypt The Statue of Liberty What are the similarities of these cultural relics?
The Amber Room
Suppose the Amber Room got lost, how would you feel? What will you do?
In search of the Amber Room
What do you think the text may talk about according to the title?
(Answer the following questions)
1. What was the Amber Room made of ? 7,000 tons of amber were used to make it. It was also made with gold and jewels. 2. The amber feels as hard as stone, how can it be made into a room? Once it is heated, the amber can be made into any shape. How the Amber Room was first built.
The Amber Room
gift It was made not to be a ___________, but for the ___________ of Frederick I. palace
Frederick WilliamⅠ gave the Amber Room 1716____________________________________. to Peter the Great as a gift.
What Catherine Ⅱhad completed the adding to 1770____________________________________. happened the Amber room to the Amber The Nazi German army stole the 1941____________________________________. Room. Amber Room The rebuilding of the Amber Room was 2003____________________________________. completed.
The places where the Amber Room has ever been? Names of places What is it used for? The palace of FrederickⅠ A small reception hall for
St. Petersburg (Winter Palace)
important visitors Catherine Ⅱ spent her summers there
For the people of St. Petersburg to celebrate the 300th birthday of the city
Suppose you are the guide of the Amber Room! You are going to introduce the Amber Room to us.
What are you going to introduce? gave to sb as a gift lost added to more details
? 1.Read the passage again, and find some difficult sentences and useful expressions. ? 2.Remember the words and phrases in the warming up and reading ? 3.Try to retell the story.
I think it is worthwhile to rebuild the Amber Room. Do you agree?
? Suppose you are the guide of the Amber Room! You are going to introduce the Amber Room to us.
? What are you going to introduce?
? ? ? ?
Design/material The history of Amber Room. Built>lost>rebuilt owner present move to winter palace add to more details remove to pieces put on trains remain a mystery 300th birthday
I think it is worthwhile to reproduce the Amber Room. Because it represents the culture and a period of history in St. Petersburg. It is a trace and feature surviving from a past age and serving to remind people of a lost time.
? The Amber Room was made ________. Frederick WilliamⅠ________. It soon became part of the Czar’s winter palace in St. Petersburg. Later, Catherine Ⅱ________ and she told her artists to ________. In September, 1941the Nazi Germany army secretly ________. After that, what happened to the Amber Room ________. Now Russians and Germans have ________ much like the old one.
1.What do they have in common?
? They are all symbols of their countries and their cultures. ?They are all great man-made projects in the world. ?They were built long time ago for some important purpose and they are now of great value to us today.
? S1：The Great Wall in China is in danger. Some parts of the wall have been destroyed by the wind，air and rain. Thus it is dangerous for people to climb parts of the Great Wall. And there is also some rubbish on the Great Wall, which destroyed the beauty of the Great Wall. S2: The pyramids in Egypt are also destroyed by the wind, air and rain. Some of them need to be repaired.
Now, boys and girls, I met a “moral dilemma”. That means I must make a choice between the interests of the family and the interests of the society. Things are like this: My old granny happened to find an ancient vase under the tree in the earth of our garden. It’s so beautiful and special. Now, my family fell into a moral dilemma. Can you help us to make a decision: A: What should we do? B: Can we keep it for ourselves or report it to the government? C: Have you come across such a situation — to make a difficult choice?
Yuan Ming Yuan (in China) A garden for the Emperor
The tombs for Pharaoh （法老）in ancient Egypt (Cultural and natural relics)