2What adjectives below would you use to describe a great person? Warming UpWhat adjectives below would youuse to describe a great person?And what qualities does a greatperson have? Discuss with yourpartner and make a list.
3hard-working lazy friendly cruel warm-hearted mean determinedwise active generous easy-goingreliable unkind brave selfishstubborn selfless devoted handsomenice honest famous calm lovely
5He believed that Bible should be read by everyone He believed that Bible should be read by everyone. He translated the Bible into easily readable English for the people of his time. The priests and religious people disliked his idea and thought they would have less power, so they tried to stop him. But he did not give up. At last he was caught and put to death for his beliefs.William Tyndale
6William Tyndale( ) Priest and scholar; translated the Bible into Modern English.
8After his death, the Bible was published in English and 80% of it was the work of William Tyndale.
9He was a Canadian who has a very strong feeling against injustice He was a Canadian who has a very strong feeling against injustice. He was a very important doctor in his own country. He came to China to support the Chinese and their army as a doctor. Unfortunately he got blood poisoning while working in China and died here.Norman Berthune
10Norman BethuneA Canadian; fought against the German Nazis and Japanese invaders during World War II; worked as a doctor and saved many Chinese soldiers.
11He was born in a peasant family in 1866 He was born in a peasant family in He studied medicine in China and Hongkong and practised as a doctor in Macao.He opposed the Qing government.When the Qing government fell, he became the first president of the Chinese Republic.He gave up being President in 1912 to work on his three principles:the principle of people’s rights, people’s livelihood and nationalism.Sun Yat-sen
12Sun Yat-senHe founded the first Republic in China in 1911 after many years’ fighting; hestrongly believed in the three principles: nationalism;people’s rights; people’s livelihood
13He was the father of the Indian nation of the twentieth century He was the father of the Indian nation of the twentieth century. He formed an organization leading the Indian’s struggle for equal rights. He gave up a rich life for his ideas and fought for his country to be free from the UK in a peaceful way. He was a model of a different kind of political leader.Gandhi
14Mahatma GandhiHe gave up a rich life for his ideas and fought for his country to be free from the UK in a peaceful way.
15Nelson Mandela He is the former South African president. In order to make the black people get thefreedom, he fought many years and wasput in prison for thirty years. He helpedthe black people to realize the dream ofmaking black and white people equal.Nelson Mandela
16Nelson MandelaHe fought for the black people and was in prison for thirty years. He helped the black people to get the same rights as white people.
17He was the first man to walk on the moon He was the first man to walk on the moon. He was a pilot in the American Air Force and later joined the astronaut program. He was chosen to be the first man to walk on the moon.Neil Armstrong
18Neil ArmstrongAmerican pilot , astronaut; the first person to walk on the moon“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”
191. Who do you admire greatly? Why? 2. Do you think he / she is a great person?3. What are the qualities you should find in a great person?Intelligent, diligent, determined, active
24Elias’ Story Elias: a poor black worker in South Africa. Mandela: the black lawyer who offered guidance to poor black people on their legal problems.
25Fast reading Questions: 1.What problems did Elias have at that time? 2.What advice did Mandela give to Elias?
26Possible answers: 1. He had no passbook and was worried about whether he would be out ofwork.2. Mandela told Elias how to get thecorrect papers so he could stay inJohannesburg.
27true or false?TElias went to see Nelson mandela when he was in trouble.Elias left school because the school was too far from his home.Nelson Mandela helped him keep his job.FT
284. Elias trusted Nelson Mandela and he joined the ANC Youth League. 5. Elias was willing to blow up government buildings.6. Nelson Mandela thought violence was a good way to help black people.TFF
29Intensive readingWhat problems did the black people like Elias have at that time?They had noThey couldn’t get they wanted.They had to live invotejobsthe poorest areas
302.Why did Elias support Nelson Mandela? Mandela told himthe correct papers so that he could keep his job.how to get
313.How did he support Mandela? He joined ______________________.He helped Mandela__________some government buildings.the ANC Youth Leagueblow up
32A timeline of Elias’s life. Now make a timeline of Elia’s life. Scan the reading passage to help you.A timeline of Elias’s life.1940—1942—1944—1946—Elias was born.Elias was two years old.Elias was four years old.Elias began school.
331948—1950—1952—1954—Elias left school.Nelson Mandela opened his law firm.Elias was 12 and met Nelson Mandela.Elias was 14 and encouraged by Mandela.
34Please discuss this question: What can we learn from the text about Nelson Mandela?HelpfulnessBravery (勇敢)Persistence (坚持不懈)Kindness (亲切，仁慈)Determination (坚定) ……