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1 Unit 1 Women of achievement Period 1 Culture input

2 Song Qingling What did Song Qingling do? concern oneself with …

3 Lin Qiaozhi What did Lin Qiaozhi do? devote ones life to …

4 Joan of Arc What did Joan of Arc do? dress as / fight for / drive sb out of

5 Elizabeth Fry What did Elizabeth Fry do? help improve …

6 Jane Goodall What did Jane Goodall do? show the connections between …

7 Jody Williams What did Jody Williams do? found a campaign to …

8 Scan the passages and fill in the table. NameNationalityOccupationAchievement Joan of Arc France soldierHelp drive the English out of france Elizabeth Fry Britain QuakerHelp improve prison conditions and gave prisoner work and education Song Qingling China leaderConcern herself with welfare projects, especially for women and children Lin Qiaozhi China doctor (specialist)Devote all her life to medical work for women and children Jane Goodall Britain scientistProtect chimps everywhere Jody Williams USAteacher & organiserMake contribution to the peace career of human beings

9 II. Discussion 1. What do these six women have in common? 2. Do you still remember Nelson Mandela? What do you think makes a great man or woman? Is it being rich? Is it being famous? Is it devoting oneself to help others? devoted, determined, committed, inspiring, influential, had careers

10 IV. Discussion It is said that it is more difficult for a woman to be successful. Do you agree or disagree? State your reasons. Reference 1) Girls have more difficulty getting an education than boys. 2) Women have more difficulty getting to the top of their chosen career. 3) Women are more likely to give up their careers to look after children or run the house.

11 Language foucs 1. dress as do sth 3. concern oneself with sth 4.devote ones life to sth 5.a specialist in specialize in ) 6.Fight for(against)

12 V. Summary and homework 1. Remember the following words and expressions. achievement, welfare project, institute, specialist, connection, human beings, campaign, organization, found a campaign dress as / fight for / help drive sb out of some place / help improve / concern oneself with / devote ones life to / show the connections between … 2. Preview the reading A student of African wildlife. Study the new words and finish Exercise 1 on page 4.

13 A suggestion for you It is well known to us all that Rome was not built in one day. Some people around you may become very famous not for Gods reason but the years of hardworking. So stop complaining and take action at once. for you, thats working hard if you want to be a famous person or a specialist in some certain career, Please.

14 I Believe I Can Fly R. Kelly I used to think that I could not go on And life was nothing but an awful song But now I know the meaning of true love I'm leaning on the everlasting arms If I can see it, then I can do it If I just believe it, there's nothing to it I believe I can fly I believe I can touch the sky I think about it every night and day


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