Presentation on theme: "A garden in Suzhou Common parks A garden in Suzhou is a place when people have a walk in their spare time to enjoy the beautiful trees, flowers, lakes,"— Presentation transcript:
Theme parks Fun and more than fun The title means that theme parks are fun to visit, but that they can also be educational and can offer useful information.
amuse v. various adj. charge v. admission n. profit n. souvenir n. athletic adj. brand n. technique n. equipment n. come to life minority n. fantasy n. settler n. experiment n. advance v. sneaker n. Vocabulary
Disneyland theme parks Various theme parks are mentioned in the passage. Then what are they ? Scanning: Dollywood Camelot
Careful reading: Careful reading: complete the table Park Name ThemeExample of Activities Disneyland Dollywood Camelot fairy tale stories Culture of the southeastern USA ancient English history and stories Travel through space, visit a pirate ship, meet fairy tale characters, ride a swinging ship, go on a free-fall drop Listen to America country music, see traditional crafesmen and their work, try some traditional candy, ride on an old stream stream engine, see bald eagles, ride on Thunderhead and other rides Watch magic shows, see fighting with swords or on horseback, visit farm section, learn about farms in ancient England
1.What do parks provide people with ? Parks provide people with a place to amuse themselves and to escape their busy lives for a while. Detailed Reading
2. Do theme parks have a certain idea ? Yes, they do. Theme parks have a certain idea that the whole park is based on.
3. What is the purpose of Dollywood? What kind of people do you think will visit this theme park? To show and celebrate Americas traditional southeastern culture. Probably a lot of Americans will visit this theme park.
Purposes for building theme parks purposeExplanation 1 many rides to go on and shows to see 2 to educate 3 to entertain visitors can learn about history, cultures and science to make profits charge for admission, rides and shows; sell souvenirs and advertise them on TV.
Read (or listen to) the passage again, and finish the following tasks. Comprehending
1. Disneyland can be found everywhere. 2 You can meet any cartoon character you like at Disneyland. 3 Tourism develops where a Disneyland is built. 4 Dollywood is in the mountains in the southeastern USA. 5 Country music singers perform in Dollywood throughout the whole year. F F T T T Comprehending Read the passage quickly to tell the following statements true or false. In several parts of the world fairy tale or Disney cartoon
6 Dollywood has the only electric train still working in the USA. 7. Visitors to Camelot Park can taste candy like the candy made in ancient England. 8 Camelot Park has the oldest roller coaster in the world. 9 Camelot Park has an ancient English farm. 10 Camelot Park has places for visitors to watch and maybe take part in sword fighting. F F F T T steam-engine the American South 150 years ago Dollywood does not have
1.What is the purpose of Dollywood? What kind of people do you think will visit this theme park? 2.What do you know about ancient English stories? What other activities do you imagine there are at Camelot Park? The purpose of Dollywood is to show and celebrate Americas traditional southeastern culture. Probably a lot of Americans will visit this theme park. Give your own opinions.
3. Disneyland is a place to have fun. What will you do if you have a chance to visit Disneyland? 4. If you have a chance to visit one of three parks, which will you visit? Why? Give your own opinions.