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2 Module 1 Unit 2 More reading Great minds

3 How much do you know about the Chinese writer, Mo Yan? Have you ever read his novels?

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5 How much do you know about Nobel Prize?

6 Nobel Stockholm Concert Hall prize-awarding ceremony the will of Alfred Nobel

7 Part of the Will of Alfred Nobel one part to the person who shall have made the most important discovery or invention within the field of physics; one part to the person who shall have made the most important chemical discovery or improvement; one part to the person who shall have made the most important discovery within the domain of physiology or medicine; one part to the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency; one part to the person who shall have done the most or best work for fraternity among nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.

8 Sir John B. Gurdon Shinya Yamanaka 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent

9 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics Serge Haroche David J. Wineland for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems

10 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Robert J. Lefkowitz Brian K. Kobilka for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors

11 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature Mo Yan who writes with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary

12 2012 Nobel Prize for Economics Lloyd S. ShapleyAlvin E. Roth for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design

13 The Nobel Peace Prize 2012 European Union (EU) for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe

14 The introduction of the ceremony Date Frequency Place Prizes Activities Guests Dec. 10th. Once a year The Stockholm Concert Hall Diploma, medal Presentation, banquet Winners (families), King & Queen, leaders, students

15 The Nobel Prize ______ mentions what to honour and what fields the Nobel Prizes go to ______ tells us the original source of the Nobel Prize ______ gives an introduction of the ceremony Para 2 Para 1 Para 3

16 1.The Nobel Prize has been presented on 10 December since Alfred Nobel died. ___________________________________ __________________________________ 2.Alfred Nobel believed that the spread of money would make the world a better place. ___________________________________ Say if the statements are true or false, and give evidence from the leaflet to support your answers. It has been presented on 10 December since He Believed that the spread of knowledge would make the world a better place. F F

17 3.The Nobel Prize is awarded at the Stockholm Concert Hall. ________________________ ___________________________________ 4.At the award ceremony, each Nobel Prize winner receives a diploma and a medal from the King and Queen of Sweden. ___________________________________ ___________________________________ 5.As soon as people receive their awards they return home. ________________________ ___________________________________ T F F It has awarded at the Stockholm Concert Hall every year on 10 December. Only the King hands each winner a diploma and a medal. After the ceremony there is a large banquet for about 1,300 people.

18 Try to answer the following questions. 1 How many scientists can you name who have won a Nobel Prize? 2 Can you think of some other famous prizes? What are they given for? 3 Why do you think young students are invited to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony?

19 Writing Try to find the material of one genius you admire the most and prepare a brief introduction.


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