Presentation on theme: "Step 1: Lead-in rice farmer pioneer China Farmers weeding at noon, Sweat down the field soon. Who knows food on a tray, Due to their toiling day. Poem."— Presentation transcript:
A large number of its population still work on the land. We always say 7% of its farmland feeds 22% of the worlds people. Guess which country it is according to the following information
In China, there is a famous farmer who is a pioneer in growing rice.
Step 2: Warming up Rules: You will be provided with 6 or questions. X Each time you give a wrong answer, you have to sit down, which means you are out.
Dr Yuan is called Father of super hybrid rice ( ). Dr Yuan prefers to call himself a scientist rather than a farmer. X a farmer rather than a scientist Dr Yuan is fond of playing the piano. X violin
Dr Yuan learned to swim in his childhood hoping to save those who drown ( ). Dr Yuan runs an agriculture company in Beijing,China. X Changsha, Hunan province Dr Yuan doesnt need an interpreter ( ) when visiting a foreign country because he is quite good at English.
Step 3: Pre-reading Prediction I If you are asked to write an article to introduce Dr Yuan, what aspects can you write about ?
Step 5: Careful reading Information Card Name: ______ Nationality: _ Occupation: __________ Education: ___________ Achievements: _______ Personality: _________ Hobbies: ____________ Para 1 Para 2 Para 3 Para 4 Age: ________
Para 1 Personal Information Card Name: _____________ Nationality: ________ Occupation: ________________ Achievements: Yuan Longping Chinese scientist, farmer He became the ______ agricultural _______ in the world to grow __________________. first super hybrid rice pioneer
Para 2 Years 1930 1950 1953 last year now what happened in these years in a loud voice focus on numbers & facts
1930Born in _______ 1950Chinese farmers could only produce about _____ ______ tons of rice. 1953Graduated from ___________ ____________ College Beijing fiftymillion Southwest Agriculture
Last year Nearly ____ ________ _______tons of rice was produced. NowDr Yuan is circulating his knowledge in ______, ________ and other less ___________ countries. Using his hybrid rice farmers are producing harvests ______ as large as before. hundredtwo IndiaVietnam developed twice million
Para 3 Personal Information Card Personality: __________________ _______________________________ ______________________ Hobbies: _______________ ____________ ___________ _________________ ________ ________ ________________________ ____________________ Care little about money or a comfortable life Care little about fame Play the violin Listen to violin musicPlay mah-jong Swim ReadWalk to rice fields Ride motorcycle
Para 4 Personal Information Card Dreams: ____________________ ______________________________ _________________ __________________________________ as tall as sorghum, as big as an ear of corn, as huge as a peanut export his rice all over the world
Step 6: Post-reading 2004 MOVES CHINA TOP 10 Three---MC ( ) ---awarding speech ( ) One---Yuan Longping--- return speech ( ) Work in groups of four
Awarding speech He is a strong man in face of all the difficulties of life. Eager for knowledge, responsible for his family, he is always friendly and brave. We can hardly imagine such a short man is filled with such a strong will.