thrilling exciting scary fast high unsafe dangerous frightening Could you think of some adjectives to help you describe those activities
Listen to the tape and do some True or False statements ( F ) ( T ) ( F ) ( T ) 1. The World Park is the largest park in the world. 3. Ocean Park is divided into two sections, including the Headland and the Lowland. 4. New Disney parks have opened only in the US. 5. Disneyland in California was the first theme park to become popular around the world. 6. At Universal, all the rides and activities are based on Universal Pictures movies. 2. Every year, there are more than five hundred thousand students visiting Ocean Park.
skimming 2. How many theme parks are mentioned in the passage ? And what are they ? Read the text and find out the answers to the questions 1. Whats a theme park ? A theme park is a collection of rides, exhibitions or other attractions that are based on a common theme. Five. They are the World Park, China Ethnic Culture Park, Ocean Park in Hong Kong, Disneyland in California and Universal Studios in Florida.
skimming 3. What do the parks have in common ? 4. Whats the difference between a theme park and a traditional amusement park ? Read the text and find out the answers to the questions What they all have in common is that they combine fun with the opportunity to learn something. Unlike traditional amusement parks, theme parks often want to teach visitors something.
*Read the text quickly and find out the main idea (or topic sentence) of each paragraph: Theme parks often want to teach visitors something as well as providing fun. Theme parks try to make sure that visitors leave knowing more about their theme. Introduction to two famous theme parks in America. Theme parks are becoming more and more popular around the world. Para. 1 Para. 2 Para. 3 Para. 4
Par.ParksAttractions Themes 1. The world park buildings,castles, statues, combine fun with the opportunity to learn something
the World Park
Effeil Tower The Opera House Arc de Trionphe
Leaning tower Sydney opera Triumphal arch
pyramids Statue of liberty Stonehenge
Par.ParksAttractions Themes 1. China Ethnic Culture Park customs, costumes, and culture of Chinas fifty- five minorities combine fun with the opportunity to learn something
Fruit festival Cultural exhibition
Ethnic garden Water-splashing festival education
Par.ParksAttractions Themes 2. The Ocean park rides, a conversation center, the discovery of the Ancient World, the dinosaur exhibition, Dolphin University, the Butterfly House Learn about life in the Ocean,and explore the past.
Ocean Park, Hong Kong
Marine animals Sharks
Ocean Park of Hong Kong Ocean Park of Hong Kong
Par.ParksAttractions Themes 3. Disneyland Cartoon characters, rides, game, exhibition, The world of Walt Disney and his characters
Castles in Disneyland
Status of Walt Disney in Disneyland
Mickey Mouse Donald Duck
Par.ParksAttractions Themes 3. Universal Studios Do all the rides and activities based on Universal Pictures Movies They can feel what it is like to do the things they have seen their heroes do in the movie.
Universal Studios, Hollywood, California
New theme parks are being built More advanced,experience everything in safe
Discussion in group: 1.Is a theme park different from a traditional amusement park? In what way? 2.If you could visit one of the theme parks mentioned in the text,which one would you choose and why?
Work together and Design a theme park namelocationthemeattractionsactivities