BIII Unit 3
What do you know about Mark Twain?
Do you know any of his works? Can you name any of them?
Mark Twain is a famous American writer ,who is best
known for his novels set in the Mississippi River, such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
his short stories
The Million Pound Bank Note
What will you do with it ?
What will you do with the money?
Buy a house
Travel around the world 9
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Listen to the tape and take down some notes according to the the first three things.
? ? ? 1) 2) 3) 4) Time The summer of 1903 __________________ Place _________ London Characters: Henry Adams (hero) Roderick Oliver Servant event?
? Main idea (event):
made a bet Roderick and Oliver ____________ on whether a man could _________________ survive a month in London with ______________________ a million pound bank note
About a month ago Towards night fall The next morning Henry was________ out of the bay. Henry found himself______________ by a strong wind. Henry was _______ by a ship.
Henry arrived in _______ by_________ Henry was _______ in London and ___________ in the street.
Just at that time Roderick _______ him and asked him to step in. To Henry’s surprise Roderick gave Henry a ________________________
About a month ago
Towards nightfall The next morning Lastly sailing Henry was________ out of the bay. carried out to sea Henry found himself______________ by a strong wind. spotted Henry was _______ by a ship.
Henry arrived in London _______ working on the ship as an unpaid hand by___________________________.
Now Just at that time To Henry’s surprise Henry was _______ in London and lost wandering ___________ in the street.
called Roderick _______ him and asked him to step in. Roderick gave Henry a letter with money in it ________________________
About a month ago Towards night fall
Henry was_______out of the bay. sailing
Henry found himself______________ carried out to sea by a strong wind. spotted The nextmorning Henry was _______ by a ship. London Lastly Henry arrived in _______ by_________
working on the ship as an unpaid hand
Henry was _______ in London and lost ___________ in the street. wandering
called Just at that time Roderick _______ him and asked him to step in.
To Henry’s surprise
Roderick gave Henry a ________________________ letter with money in it
Write”F”if it is a fact. Write “O”if it is an opinion. 1. Henry wants to find a job in London. F 2. Henry is given an envelope by two brothers.F
3. Henry is unlucky young man.
4. Henry is not a proud man. O
5. Henry is foolish to go and meet the two brothers. O
works authour thoughts
What do you think of Henry? Why do you think so ?
To be continued
London The story happened in _________ in ________. Henry, a tramp who came 1903 San Francisco from ______________ landed in Britain passage by accident ____________. He earned his _________ unpaid by working as an _________ hand. Wandering in London streets, he met two old brothers who asked him to _______________ step inside _____________ their house. After asking Henry many questions, they gave him a letter with money in it _________________________.
1.Write a short passage about what kind of person you think Henry is . 2.Reading the play and underline the important words and phrases
Careful reading with the following questions
1.Where dose Henry come from ? What sort of job did he do there ? 2. How did Henry come to London? 3. What problems did he have when he landed in London at first? 4. What happened to him when he was wandering ?
5. Why do you think the two old men choose Henry?
6. What kind of person do you think Henry is ?
Why do you think so ?
Write down a summary about the background of the novel
Fill in the basic information about Mark Twain:
Real name Meaning of pen name Birth date Birthplace Places (where he was brought up)
Samuel Langhorne Clemens The water is 2 fathoms deep.
Nov. 30th, 1835 Florida Hannibal, Missouri (along the Mississippi River)
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2.He is best known for his novels set in his boyhood world…
3.make a bet
4.Permit me to lead the way, please.
5.Go right ahead .
7…found myself carried out to sea by a strong wind.
8. The next morning I’d just about given myself up for lost when I was spotted by a ship.
9.The fact is that … , which accounts for my appearance. 10…. seek help 11. on the contrary 12.I don’t think it’s very funny. 13.That’s why we’ve given you the letter.
Using language Act One, Scene
Read this part together and try to imagine
?their facial(脸部）expression, ?action
Mark Twain: He was
born in the year of 1835 in Florida, Born… died…(when,where) Mossouri, and passed away in 1910. His Was… real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens
He earned his living by being a writer, a Twain is considered the greatest humorist(幽默作家) journalist and a humorist. of the 19th century American literature. His works include: “Life on the Mississippi， 1883 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn， 1864 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer，1876…
\ ] 1.If uou have one million pounds, o’ it? what will you do with
2.Have you ever made a bet + do you with a friend? What bet on, such as whether it will rain tomorrow, which team will win the basketball game? 3.Have you ever read the story “The Million Pound Bank-note”?