M3 Unit 3
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* How much do you know about Mark Twain?
America's short story writer Humori
America's best known literary figure
likes to play jokes on his friends
Mark Twain’s famous works
good at writing about children’s adventures
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Fill in the basic information about Mark Twain:
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
The water is 2 fathoms deep. Nov. 30th, 1835 Florida Hannibal, Missouri
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Meaning of pen name
Birth date Birthplace Grew up places Famous stories
Imagine that somebody gives you a large amount of money to use as you like.
What will you do with the money?
Buy aa car buy car
Make an do business investment
Go go shopping shopping
help friends save money
buy a house
(1) What is the style of this text? A. a narration(记叙文) B. a drama(戏剧) C. an argumentation(议论文) D. an exposition(说明文)
(2) How many characters are there in the play? A. two B. three C. four D. five
(3) Read the text and try to write down the main idea of the text.
The text is about an _________businessman American who is lost in London. Then two rich brothers made a ____on bet what would happen to the penniless young man if he was _______an _________ given envelope with a million pound bank note in it.
(1) Why did the two brothers make a bet?
A. To make fun of Henry. B. To rob Henry of some money. C. To make Henry their son-in-law. D. To see whether a man with a million pound bank note could survive a month in London.
(2) Henry landed in Britain _________.
A. by sailing across the sea B. because he lost his own ship C. by accident D. because he want to wander in London
(3) Henry wan a(n) ______man . Which of the following is NOT true?
A. hard-working C. independent B. honest D. greedy
(4) Which of the following is TRUE?
A. Roderick believed that with a million pound bank note a man could survive a month. B. Mr Adams only wanted a job because he was penniless in London. C. The two brothers wouldn’t like to offer him a job. D. Henry opened the envelope before 2 o’clock.
(5) How did Henry feel when the two brothers gave him an envelope with a bank note in it? A. Unhappy. B. Surprised. C. Pleased. D. Excited.
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Two rich gentlemen made a bet on what would happen to a penniless person if he was given a million pound note.
Henry, the hero of the story, an American businessman, carried out to the ocean, A British ship, for London, passing by, fortunately saved him. 24
Jobless,penniless,honest, the right person to choose for betting
gave Henry an envelope and told him not to open it until 2 o’clock
At the restaurant
enjoyed a good meal in a restaurant.
To his surprise, a million pound note.
refused to take any money ,
extremely polite to Henry
What kind of person is the owner? why?
Henry Adams, an American businessman, had some bad luck. (1) C There he found himself without money, friends or a job. _______ So he didn’t know where to go. He also didn’t know what to do. Walking down the street, he heard someone calling him. And then A He was he went in and was led to two rich brothers. (2) ______ asked not to open the letter until two o’clock in the afternoon. Outside a restaurant Henry looked at the envelope without opening it and decided to go in. Henry went into the restaurant and sat down at a table next to the front window. But the owner told him F Horace took his order and the table was reserved. (3)_______ Henry asked some ham and eggs, a nice big steak, a cup of coffee, a B Henry had a pineapple dessert and a large glass of beer. (4)_______ wonderful meal. When he took out the bank note to pay the bill, the owner and the waiter were shocked, and hostess even screamed. E Because Henry was in rags. At last, when Henry left the (5)_______ restaurant, the owner, the hostess and the waiter all bowed to him.
What kind of person do you think Henry is? Why do you think so? Overconfident: Independent: Honest: Hard-working :