7TRUE or FALSE F T F T F F F F Elias met Nelson Mandela at school. Nelson Mandela was a black lawyer.Elias was unable to read or write because he was lazy.Nelson Mandela helped him keep his job.Elias was happy blowing up government buildings.Nelson Mandela believed that black people were being treated as well as white people in South Africa.Nelson Mandela thought violence was a good way to help black people.The government were happy with Nelson Mandela and the ANC.FTFTFFFF
8Further comprehension: According to the text, what was the situation for black people in South Africa?2. How did the ANC Youth League fight against the government?3. Why did Elias help Mandela blow up some government buildings?
9league be out of work as a matter of fact continue accept Look at the reading passage again to find useful words and expressions that mean the same.group of people organized for a special purposelose one’s jobin factbe taken to prisonsome timemoney paid for going to schooltell somebody what to dogo ona yellow metal for making a ringagree to takeleaguebe out of workas a matter of factbe put in prisonperiodfeesadvisecontinuegoldaccept
10National Day saw people singing and dancing happily in the street. The last thirty years have seen the greatest number of laws stopping our rights and progress, until today we have reached a stage where we have almost no rights at all. 过去三十年里出现了最多的法律来剥夺我们的权利, 阻挡我们的进步,直到今天我们已经到了几乎没有任何权力的地步.see: to be the time when (an event) happens; witnessNational Day saw people singing and dancing happily in the street.This old house has seen better days.
11The Rest of Elias’ story Nelson MandelaRead the text, and do the exercise on Page 38.
12____________________. Elias was unhappy in the prison because________________________________.2. Nelson Mandela showed how good aleader he was because ______________ __________________________________________.3. Life for Elias was not too bad in prisonbecause ___________________________.4. As leader of South Africa, Nelson Mandela helped prisoners of Robben Island by ______________________.he could not study for a degreehe let the guards study even though the prisoners could not take the examshe could study with the guardsgiving them an education
13Discussion Why Nelson Mandela is a great man? Do remember to give examples.
14Homework1. look at the reading passage again, find all the sentences with attributive clauses and underline them.2. Work in four to make an interview. One of you act as Elias and the other three are tourists. You can ask questions that you want to know. Maybe these tips will help you!How did you get to know Nelson Mandela?What did he do to help you keep your job in a gold mine?Can you explain some of Nelson Mandela’s political ideas or beliefs?What was Nelson Mandela’s way of fighting?What was life like on Robben Island?Where did you learn to read and write?Why did you become a tour guide?What do you think of your present job?
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