She was the only female monarch(君主) of China, and remains the most remarkable(非凡的), influential(有影响的) and mysterious(神秘的) woman in Chinese history.
Empress(女皇) Wu Zetian
4 - 705)
in Tang Dynasty
? She was an inventor and a
scientist from Poland.
She went to Paris and studied physics and chemistry there.
She is the only woman scientist who was awarded two Nobel Prizes. On July 4,1934, she died in Paris, killed by her own experiments. She died of radiation poisoning(放 射物中毒).
Marie Curie (1867-1934)
She was a much beloved actress, she became very popular with her role in Roman Holiday in 1953. This film turned out to be a success as she won an Oscar as Best Actress. One of her most radiant roles was My Fair Lady in 1964. In 1988, she became a special ambassador to the United Nations UNICEF fund helping children in Latin America and Africa.
whether they are great women or not
Brainstorm : What qualities do you think a
great woman should have?
unselfish active intelligent hard-working determined Personal brave confident generous qualities considerate kind of the great helpful modest women responsible warm-hearted independent honest broad-and-open minded
A Chinese saying goes:
Women can hold up half of the sky.
As a young girl, she always wanted to study animals. She went to Africa and studied chimps. Her research showed the connections between chimps and human beings. She works to protect chimps everywhere. Jane Goodall (1934), Britain
A Student of African Wildlife
What do you think of when you see the pictures? Jane Goodall chimps Where are the photos taken? Gombe National Park in East Africa
Task 1 Skimming: 1. Who is the protector? Jane Goodall. 2. What animal are observed? Chimps. 3. When did Jane Goodall arrive at Gombe？ How old was she? She arrived at Gombe in 1960 when she was26. 4. What was the purpose of her study of the chimps? Her purpose was to help the rest of the world understand and respect to ________________________ the life of the chimps.
The passage is mainly about how Jane Goodle chimps in their environment worked with______________________ and respect and help people understand ___________________ __________of these animals. the life
Task 3 Read the text quickly to get the main idea of each paragraph. A student of African wildlife Para 1 Para 2 Para 3 Para 4
Jane’s way to study chimps and her achievements.
Jane has achieved everything she wanted to do. (a short summary to her) A day in the park. Jane’s attitude and feeling to the animals.
Listen to the passage and then choose the correct answers after listening.
1.What did the group do first in the morning? They_______.
A.went into the forest slowly
B.left the chimp family of chimps wake up
C.observed the family of chimps wake up
D.helped people understand the behaviour of the chimps
2. Why did Jane go to Africa to study chimps in the wild? Because she wanted_________. A To work with them in their own environment B To prove the way people think about chimps was wrong C To discover what chimps eat D To observe a chimp family
3. Jane was permitted to begin her work after_________.
A. The chimp family woke up B. she lived in the forest
C. Her mother came to support her D. she arrived at Gombe
4. The purpose of her study was to ____________. A Watch the wild chimps in cages B Gain a doctor’s degree C Understand and respect the lives of chimps D Live in the forest as men can
Task 5 Details-reading
The first paragraph
The whole day
A family of Wander __________ into chimps the wake up ______and forest(feed, clean each move off. _______ other)
together in play in the tree their nest __________
The mother chimp and her babies
sleep Go to______
The bond is as strong as in a human family.
The second paragraph
way: She spent years following and recording chimps’ daily life. She discovered that chimps hunt and eat meat. She observed chimps as a group hunting a monkey and then eating it. She also discovered how chimps communicate with each other.
True or false:
She hopes that chimps can be left in F the cages. She has helped build many homes for the wild animals to live in. T She has spent about forty years helping people understand her work. T Once she stop working, all the scenes of chimps in the laboratories T will appear in her mind.
chimp in the cage
Chimp in the laboratory
The fourth paragraph
Jane’s achievements: Working with animals in their own environment. Gaining a doctor’s degree. Showing that women can live in the forest as men can.
We have a choice to use the gift of our lives to make the world a better place
only if we understand can we care; 唯有了解，我们才会关心 ； only if we care will we help; 唯有关心，我们才会行动； only if we help shall all be saved. 唯有行动，生命才会有希望。 ——Jane Goodall ——珍妮· 古道尔