listening and skimming
Q1:What can you learn about Li QiaoZhi from the text?
Q2:What's her small book about?
Q3:What made her succeed later on?
Lin Qiaozhi (1901-1983) China
A doctor who became a specialist in women’s illnesses. She devoted all her life to medical work for Chinese women and children. Her work encouraged many other women to become doctors.
Can you guess what made her famous?
1. For whom and for what purpose did Lin Qiaozhi write a small book about how to look after babies? She wrote a small book for mothers in the countryside who were not able to get to a hospital easily. It was to help them look after their babies properly.
作研究 引起某人的注意 为…准备,预订 和 ,也 ,又 接生 找出 献出某人的一生 进行…,继续进行…
do research catch one’s eye be intended for as well as deliver a baby find out devote one’s whole life to carry on too……to
1. I looked carefully at the text and realised that it was intended for women who lived in the countryside. be intended for
e.g The chair was intended for you
but she took it away.
2. It struck me like lightning how difficult it must have been for a woman to get a medical training so long ago when women’s education was always placed second to men’s. 第一个it 在此处作为形式主语, 真正的主语为 how引导的从句。第二个it作形式主语代替动
词不定式to get a medical training。
3. Why not study at medical college like Lin Qiaozhi and carry on her good work? Why not do sth 用来提出意见,解释为
e.g Why not ask her?
carry on (with) sth.
carry on doing sth.
Carry on with your work while I’m away.
Carry on working while I’m away.