?Task 1 快速阅读课文John Snow Defeats “King Cholera”， 然后用大约30词写出课文
温馨提示：本文属记叙文。写记叙文的概要时要紧扣人物、 事件、结果等要素。 John Snow, a wellknown doctor in London, ___________________________________________________ used his knowledge to find out the cause of the _____________________ deadly disease，cholera，and managed to defeat ___________________________________________________ it in 1850s. _____________________ ___________________________________________________ ____________________ www.gzjxw.net
?Task 2 仔细阅读课文 John Snow Defeats “King Cholera”， 然后根据课文内容选出最佳选项。
D 1.From the first paragraph we can infer that_______.
A.John Snow was a famous doctor
B.Queen Victoria respected John Snow C.Cholera was a deadly disease of its day D.John Snow was willing to help ordinary people
2.John Snow finally proved the theory he believed by ________. D A.gathering information with the help of a map B.looking into the source of the water for Broad Street and Cambridge Street C.separating those who suffered cholera from those who didn't D.both A and B
3.What did John Snow's test show ？ A.Cholera was spread in a cloud of gas.
B.The beer in the pub was polluted.
C.Cholera attacked the people in the whole district. D.Cholera was spread by germs. 答案：D
A 4.Another title of the text should be________. A.John Snow and Cholera
B.The Discovery of Cholera
C.John Snow, a Great Scientist D.John Snow Became Famous
A 5.The text is written as a(n)________ ． A.biography
C.creative story D．essay
?Task 3 再次阅读John Snow Defeats “King Cholera ”，完成 下列表格。
Items Facts Cholera was 1.________ disease in London in the The problem middle of the 19th century.It couldn't be 2.________ until its cause 3.________.
答案：1．the most deadly 3．was found
One idea was that cholera 4.________ without reason.It was a strange cloud that attacked its The ideas 5.________.The other idea was that people 6.________ this disease with their meals.
答案：4.multiplied in the air
When another 7.________ hit London in 1854, he found that in 8.________ streets the outbreak was so 9.________ that more than 500 people died in 10 days.He 10.________ on a map where all the dead people lived.The map gave a 11.________ about the cause of How John cholera.It seemed that the water these people drunk Snow found out the cause 12.______.After he looked into 13.________ for these two streets, he found people died of cholera after drinking the 14.________ water.So John Snow believed that cholera was spread 15.________ and not in a cloud of gas.
10.marked 11.valuable clue 12．was to blame 13.the source of the water 14．polluted www.gzjxw.net 15.by germs
John Snow was able to defeat cholera once its cause 16.________.
?Task 4 根据课文内容填空。
physician John Snow was a well known 1.________in the nineteenth 2.________century in London.In order to find defeat/ the3.________of cholera and 4.________it, John cause conquer Snow tried to gather useful information when broke another cholera 5.________out in 1854. He marked where on a map 6.________all the dead had lived then he found that many people who had drunk the 7.________water from the pump died. polluted
As a result, he announced that the dirty water carried 8.________cholera. Meanwhile he suggested that examined the source of all water supply be 9.________and new methods of dealing with polluted water be found. Finallymanaged he 10.________to defeat “ King Cholera”