The Night Visitors ---unit 6
?Step One：Words and Phrases Ⅰ.词汇知识
1．__________ ambition (n.)
sense (vt.) 2．_______ previous (adj.) 3．__________
感觉，意识到；理解；检测 以前的，先前的 不成功的，失败的 有说服力地，令人信服地
unsuccessful (adj.) 4．_____________ persuasively 5．______________ (adv.)
conclusion (n.) 结论，推论，最后的决定 6．___________
情况，现状 9．circumstance(n.) ________________________ (pl.) ________________________ 环境
否认；拒绝给予/要求 10．deny(vt.) ________________________
警告，发警报给…… 11．alert(vt.) ________________________ 机警的；警惕的 (adj .) ________________________ 外在的，外部的 12．external(adj.) ________________________
in normal health 1．____
with 2．have (close) ties _______与……有(密切的)联系 out 3．tune ______ 关掉(收音机等) for 4．watch _____ 监视……，注意…… out 5．send ______ 发送，发出，派遣
6．help to _____有助于
7．think of..._____ 把……看作…… as
at the same time 8．_____
on 9．bring _____
10．draw a conclusion _______ from 从……中得出结论 in that particular situation 11 ． ____ 形下
to (方法) 12．a way __________避开……的道路
to 13．attach(great)importance _____(非常)重视……
of 14．alert sb. _____ 提醒某人注意…… 15．warn sb. ____ 警告某人有……
I have a dream!
I dream of being a student in Beijing University !
in the distant past
Read the first four paragraphs
1.What do people compare dreams to?
2．How many reasons can
bring on dreams?
the night visitors
are compared to
rapid eye movement (REM)
The eyes of sleeping people are moving
The brains are sending out waves
Read the last four paragraphs
2. 1)How many functions are referred to in this passage?
2)What are they?
2.How many functions are referred to in this passage? Four
What are they?
experience-monitoring a solve to the problem wish-fulfillment sensory-stimulus
Please find out the topic sentence of each paragraph
Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 Paragraph 3 Paragraph 4 Paragraph 5 Paragraph 6 Paragraph 7 Paragraph 8
Dreams are the night visitors. Dreams have close ties with sleep. Even though sleeping people seem to be ...working. There is no one answer for why people dream. Scientist also think that dreams have a variety of functions. One important function of the dream is to help ..., or ...round them. The third dream function to which Freud and his followers...that of wish-fulfillment. The final function is that which alerts us to some external reality.
1.译文：①梦的第一个功能属于那种总结经验的梦。 课文原句：The first is that of the
2.译文： ②梦的第三个功能属于那种愿望满足的梦，这是弗 洛伊德和他的追随者们着重强调的功能。
课文原句：The third dream function to which
Freud and his followers attached greatest importance was that of wish-fulfillment.
that of :(特定的) 那一种，那一类
3. 课文原句：His attitude was that of someone accustomed to arguing with others.
The final function is that which alerts us to some external reality, usually by some sensory stimulus；
alert sb to sth：
? 5. The conclusion to be drawn from the experience was underlined by the dream: that you should not become nervous in that particular situation. ? Here, the word “underlined” means_______. ? A.drawn a line under sth. ? (在……之下画线) ? B.stressed or shown sth is important ? （强调，使突出）
What are you always dreaming when you are asleep? What’s your big dream now? What can you do to turn it into reality?
Please write a passage on your dream . (100words)