9 Task 2: Skim the passage to check if you are right or not. Pre-readingTask 1: Look at the title of the passage and the picture on Page 10. Predict what the reading passage is about?Task 2: Skim the passage to check if you are right or not.
10 SkimmingTask :Skim the passage to find Yuan Longping’s main achievement.He grows super hybrid rice.
11 Fast Reading Task :What is the main idea of each paragraph? Para1 His dreamsHis personalityWhat he thinks of himself and his achievementHis biography and his achievements
12 A pioneer for all people What he thinks of himself + achievementHis biography and achievementsHis personalityHis dreams
14 Careful ReadingTask 1 Read the passage and decide whether the following are true or false.Dr. Yuan’s kind of rice is the most suitable for China’s farmland.Dr. Yuan is a farmer not a scientist.Dr. Yuan would rather work than relax.Dr. Yuan enjoys a simpler life than most rich and famous people.TFTT
15 Careful ReadingTask Read the passage and decide whether the following are true or false.F5.The special rice makes it possible to produce one-fifth more of the crop in the same field.6.Dr. Yuan cares about being famous.7.One of his dreams is to export his rice so that it can be grown around the world.FT
16 Careful ReadingTask Read the text carefully and fill in the blanks.NameNationalityAgeOccupationYuan LongpingChinese79Scientist
17 EducationDreamAchievementHobbiesGraduated from Southwest Agricultural College in 1953To export his hybrid rice so that it can be grown around the worldDeveloped hybrid riceListening to violin music, playing mah-jong, swimming and reading
18 Why does he consider himself a farmer? Post readingWhy does he consider himself a farmer?He works in the field to do his research.Sunburnt face and arms and his slim , strong body.The first agricultural pioneer in the world.Grow hybrid rice.
19 Post reading Is Dr Yuan more of a scientist or more of a farmer? Do you think he is a businessman?
20 I think he is more of a scientist I think he is more of a scientist. His main purpose is not to make a profit for himself but to study agricultureand use that knowledge to improve farming for farmers everywhere. I do not think he is a businessman, because his goal is not to make money.
21 How would you describe Dr Yuan’s personality? Use some adjectives. Patient, careful, hard-working, intelligent, considerate, kind, determined, helpful, unselfish…
22 Post reading An interview Reporter: Dr Yuan, may I ask you some questions?Dr Yuan: Go ahead.Reporter: …
23 There is still hunger in the world. DiscussionThere is still hunger in the world.If you had the chance to do something to help end hunger in the world, what would you do ?
24 The measures taken to deal with hunger. Invent a new kind of plant to producemore food.Find a new sort of fertilizer(肥料)to give riceenough nutritionFind some new ways to stop the pollutionto the environment and protect the soil inthe field.
25 One of the best ways to solve the food shortage problem is to increase rice harvests through the science and technology.
26 HomeworkWriting practiceWrite a short biography about Dr.Yuan(about 120 words)2. Learned the words by heart.