UNIT3 Travel journal
I. Read the passage quickly and answer the questions.
1. Who are Wang Kun and Wang Wei? _____________________________
_____________________ 2. What is their dream? ____________________________________________________ 3. Who are Dao Wei and Yu Hang? ____________________________________________________ 4. What do you think they will see when they travel along the Mekong River? ________________________________________________________
II. Read the passage again and find the answers of the following questions.
1. The source of the Mekong River is in _____ Province. A. Qinghai B. Yunnan C. Sichuan 2. The river’s delta enters _____ . A. the East China Sea B. the Yellow Sea C. the South China Sea 3. Who planned the trip to the Mekong River? A. Wang Kun B. Wang Wei C. Dao Wei 4. What does the last paragraph on Page 18 tell us? A. They wanted to know how soon they would come back. B. They went to the library yo know something about the Mekong River. C. Wang Kun wanted to let Wang Wei know how difficult their trip was. 5. What’s the main idea of the passage? A. The dream of Wang Kun and Wang Wei and their preparations for the bike trip. B. Their dream and the journey down the Mekong. C. The proper trip down the Mekong.
III. Match the main idea of each paragraph:
P1： P2： P3： A. The preparation before the trip & details about Mekong River. B. Take a great bike trip along the Mekong River. C. Different attitudes between them
Detailed-reading: IV. Read the text again, and fill in the following chart.
Their dream WangWei’s suggestion Their preparations Why is it such a difficult journey?
V. True or False
( ) 1.Dao Wei and Yu Huang belong to the Han nationality. ( ) 2. Some of the Dai live in Western Yunnan. ( ) 3. The Mekong River is in China and it includes the Lancang River. ( ) 4. Although it is not easy to travel along the Mekong River, Wang Wei insisted on doing so. ( ) 5. The Tibetan Mountain where the Mekong River begins is 5,000 meters high.
VI. A Summary
Wang Kun and Wang Wei have _________ about taking a great bike trip. when they __________ from college. They ______to ____ along the Mekong River with their_______. Wang Wei is very _________. Once she is __________ to do something she will never _______ her mind. Although it is difficult to travel along the Mekong River by bike, she ________ that they find the ________ of the river and begin their journey there.