4Teaching Activities 1st period 2nd period 3rd period 4th period 1. Warm-up2. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs 1-43. Reading – Paragraphs 1-42nd period1. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs 5-72. Reading – Paragraphs 5-73. Post-reading3rd period1. Word File2. Sentence Patterns3. Expansion4. Writing Practice4th periodPart II Oral & Listening - Unit 5
6No. No. Yes. No. Yes. Yes. No. Yes. Yes. Warm-up Back Do the pictures remind you ofEgypt?You are turnedinto stone bySphinx.No.No.You are eatenby a crocodile.You aredrowned inthe Nile.DidTutankhamendie young?Yes.No.Yes.Was King Tutan importantking in thehistory of Egypt?You will neverfind the tombof King Tut.Was Tutankhamena king ofEgypt?Yes.Was King Tut’stomb full oftreasures?No.You have beencursed byTutankhamen.Yes.Yes.You have lostthe game.Congratulations ! You havefound the location of KingTut’s tomb.Back
13The life of Howard Carter On November 4, 1922, archeologistHoward Carter dragged himselfout of bed.Would it be anotherday of failure in the choking dustEgypt’s Valley of the Kings?The life of Howard CarterWould it be another day of failure...?→ Would he again fail to find the tomb of King Tut on this day…?Valley of the Kings
14The Life of Howard Carter Howard Carter was born in 1874 in London, England. His father, an artist ,trained Howard in drawing and painting.Howard Carter developed an early interest in Egypt. When he was 17 years old, under the influence of Lady Amherst, a family acquaintance, he set sail for Alexandria, Egypt. In 1890, it was under the direction of William Flinders Petrie that he grew as anarchaeologist.
15In 1922, Howard Carter broke through and made one of the 20th century’s most amazing discoveries—TUTANKHAMEN. After his discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb, Howard Carter retired from field work. He began collecting Egyptian from field work. He began collecting Egyptian antiquities. He returned to England in 1939, and died in thatyear at the age of 65. Howard Carter’sdiscovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen hasinspired almost a century of Hollywood movies.
16Valley of the Kings The ancient Egyptians called it “The Place of Truth”. At the end of the valley stands themountain of Thebes..It contains more then 60royal tombs of the pharaohs of the 18th, 19thand 20th Dynasty . It is ironic that the onlytomb to have survived with its treasure intactwas that of the young King Tutankhamen.The discovery of this tomb in 1922 by Howard Carter changed the way we look at Ancient Egypt.
17For 15 years, Carter had been searching for the tomb of King Tutankhamen, often called simply“King Tut.”If he didn’t find it soon, he might have to give up.King Tutankhamen
18King Tutankhamen Tutankhamen’s mother seemed to have died giving birth to him. When Tutankhamen wasonly 9 years old, his father, the pharaoh Akhenaten, also died. Young, inexperiencedTutankhamen became the pharaoh of Egypt.He returned to Egypt’s traditional capital,Thebes ,and married his half-sister Ankhesenamen. It is believed that all of thesewere arranged by Egypt’s powerful vizier, Ay.At 18, Tutankhamen suddenly died.
19King TutankhamenSuspicion is raised as to the death of Tutankhamen. Tutankhamen’s marriage seemed to be a happy one. Paintings and objects in the Tutankhamen’s tomb show the affection between the young couple. Poor Ankhesenamen ended up marrying Ay, who became pharaoh of Egypt finally.
20Luckily, this day would be different. The workers, who had begun digging earlier thatmorning, found something.It wasa stone step about six feet long.Carter knew almost immediatelythat it was part of a sunken stair....it was part of a sunken stair.→ ...the stone step was the first step ina stairway that ran down to theground.
21Did it lead to King Tut’s tomb? Carter took that day and the nextto dig—carefully and slowly—down to the 12th step.There hefound a doorway.The seals on the outer door, made 3,000 years earlier, proved that it was a royal tomb and that its contents were intact.
22and his team arrived at the inner door. “Feverishly,” Carter later On November 26, Carterand his team arrived at the innerdoor.“Feverishly,” Carter laterwrote, “we cleared away theremaining last scraps of rubbishon the floor of the passage beforethe doorway.”clear away = clear up; clean out 清理此處的rubbish不是指一般的垃圾，而是指一些碎石(stone and rubble)，和盆子或瓶子的碎片(broken pots and vases)，而這些碎屑可能是古代盜墓者所遺留下來的。
23They then saw the royal seal of Tutankhamen pressed into the plaster. seal: impression;an official mark left by pressing something into a soft surfacethe royal seal of Tutankhamen pressedinto the plaster→ the royal seal impressions ofTutankhamen pressed into theplaster on the second doorway
24Fighting to control his excitement, Carter used a knife to make a small hole in the top of the door. He took a lighted candle and peered inside.
25“At first I could see nothing, but presently, as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details ofthe room emerged slowly from themist, strange animals, statues andgold—everywhere the glint ofgold.”grow/be/get/become accustomed to+ N/V-ing 習慣於…I am accustomed to jogging beforebreakfast.Nextthe light : the flicker ofcandlelight
26“At first I could see nothing, but presently, as my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details ofthe room emerged slowly from themist, strange animals, statues andgold—everywhere the glint ofgold.”原句＝→ At first I could hardly see anything, but soon, as my eyes became accustomed to the flicker of candlelight, the interior of the room gradually loomed before me/gradually I could see the interior of the room more clearly....
27Carter stood in awed silence. → Carter respected what he had seen so greatly that he stood speechlessly.
28“For the moment—an eternity it must have seemed to the others standing by—I was struck dumbwith amazement.”must + have V-en表示「對過去的肯定推測」must + V表示對「現在及未來的肯定推測」He did not show up today. He must have been busy.The cake smells good. It must be delicious.Next
29“For the moment—an eternity it must have seemed to the others standing by—I was struck dumbwith amazement.”For the moment an eternity it must have seemed to the others standing by....→ It must have seemed the moment ofeternity to the others who werestanding by...be struck dumb 嚇得目瞪口呆We were struck dumb at the unexpected outcome of the basketball game.Next
30“For the moment—an eternity it must have seemed to the others standing by—I was struck dumbwith amazement.”with amazement = in amazement 驚訝地We looked at the great painting with/inamazement.to one’s amazement 令人驚訝地To my amazement, I got an A on themath test.I was struck dumb with amazement.→ I was so surprised that I becamespeechless.
31Howard Carter had dug out the greatest treasure ever found in Egypt. The four rooms held morethan 5,000 objects.It took Cartertwo months to reach the highlightof his discovery—the burial room.It took Carter two months to reach thehighlight of his discovery the burialroom.→ Carter took/spent two months toreach/reaching the best part of hisdiscovery the burial room.
32There he found a gold coffin weighing 2,448 pounds. → In the burial chamber, Carter founda gold coffin which weighed about1,101 kilograms.
33most famous item in the tomb— the extraordinary golden mask He also found what is now themost famous item in the tomb—the extraordinary golden maskwhich covered King Tut’smummified head.The golden coffin, the mummified headand the golden mask are to preserve thephysical form as well as individualidentity of a pharaoh.Back