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What adjectives below would you use to describe a great person? And what qualities does a great person have? Discuss with your partner and make a list.
hard-working lazy friendly cruel warm-hearted mean determined wise active generous easy-going reliable unkind brave selfish stubborn selfless devoted handsome nice honest famous calm lovely
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
(1484-1536) Priest and scholar; translated the Bible into Modern English.
After his death, the Bible was published in English and 80% of it was the work of William Tyndale.
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
Norman Bethune A Canadian; fought against the German Nazis and Japanese invaders during World War II; worked as a doctor and saved many Chinese soldiers.
He was born in a peasant family in 1866. 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 peoples rights, peoples livelihood and nationalism. Sun Yat-sen
He founded the first Republic in China in 1911 after many years fighting; he strongly believed in the three principles: nationalism; peoples rights; peoples livelihood
He was the father of the Indian nation of the twentieth century. He formed an organization leading the Indians 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
Mahatma Gandhi 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 is the former South African president. In order to make the black people get the freedom, he fought many years and was put in prison for thirty years. He helped the black people to realize the dream of making black and white people equal. Nelson Mandela
He 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.
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
American pilot, astronaut; the first person to walk on the moon That s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
1. 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
Are they all great people?
1. quality 1) Q______ is more important than quantity. 2) He has all the q________of a successful businessman. 3) One q_______of wood is that it can burn. uality ualities uality
2. devote v. Devote …to … 1) He devoted himself entirely to music. 2) Please devote more time to your work. uality ualities uality
Elias Story Elias: a poor black worker in South Africa. Mandela: the black lawyer who offered guidance to poor black people on their legal problems.
Fast reading Questions: 1.What problems did Elias have at that time? 2.What advice did Mandela give to Elias?
Possible answers: 1. He had no passbook and was worried about whether he would be out of work. 2. Mandela told Elias how to get the correct papers so he could stay in Johannesburg.
1.Elias went to see Nelson mandela when he was in trouble. 2.Elias left school because the school was too far from his home. 3.Nelson Mandela helped him keep his job. true or false? F T T
4. 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. T F F
1.What problems did the black people like Elias have at that time? They had no. They couldnt get they wanted. They had to live in. vote jobs the poorest areas Intensive reading
2.Why did Elias support Nelson Mandela? Mandela told him the correct papers so that he could keep his job. how to get
3.How did he support Mandela? He joined ______________________. He helped Mandela__________ some government buildings. the ANC Youth League blow up
1940 1942 1944 1946 A timeline of Eliass life. Elias was born. Elias was two years old. Elias was four years old. Elias began school. Now make a timeline of Elias life. Scan the reading passage to help you.
1948 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.
Helpfulness Bravery ( ) Persistence ( ) Kindness ( ) Determination ( ) …… What can we learn from the text about Nelson Mandela? Please discuss this question: