Presentation on theme: "Book1 Unit 3 Travel journal leading-in Now class do you like traveling? If so, where did you like to go? Now let ’ s share some pictures and guess where."— Presentation transcript:
Transport Advantages Disadvantages bus train ship airplane 1.very cheap 2.can go to small towns/cities very slow 1.faster than the bus. 2.cheaper than the plane slower than the plane 1.cheaper than the plane 2.comfortable 1.The slowest 2.more expensive than the train or bus 1.very quick 2.comfortable 1.expensive 2.journey ends far from the city
…… How do people who live along a river make use of it? Brain go swimming travel along it to irrigate their fields to make electricity storming
Here are some famous rivers in China. Do you know their names?
This river is called our mother river. The Yellow River
This river is the longest one in China. The Yangtze River
This is the famous river in Guangdong Province. The Pearl River
China Thailand Burma (Myanmar) Cambodia Vietnam the Mekong River flows through: Laos
Names of riversLocation Mekong river Seine Nile Congo Amazon Mississippi Thames Danube England Egypt Central Africa US France China, Southeast Asia Brazil Central Europe The great rivers in the world
Read the whole passage quickly and decide which is the main idea of the passage A. The dream of Wang Kun and Wang Wei and their preparation for the bike trip. B. Their dream and the journey down the Mekong. C. Their plan to travel down the Mekong and the attitudes of two people. D. The proper trip down the Mekong.
Detailed Reading para1 : Find the background information: 1. How many people are mentioned in the 1st paragraph, and what is their relationship? 2. What was their dream and what was Wang Wei’s idea about their dream?
1. 4 people. Wang Kun&Wang Wei. (brother and sister) and Dao Wei&Yu Hang(cousins of Wang Kun&Wang Wei) 1. How many people are mentioned in the 1st paragraph, and what is their relationship?
1.What was Wang Kun and Wang Wei’s idea of a good trip? Their idea was to take a great bike trip. To ___ _____the Mekong River from ______ it ______to _____ it _____. cycle along where beginswhere ends
2. Who planed the trip to the Mekong? Wang Wei.
Para2: 1.Did wang wei know the best way of getting to places?Is Wang Wei a thoughtful person? why? 2. Is it a difficult journey to cycle along the Mekong? Yes. No. Because she didn’t know the best way of getting to places, paid no attention to details, and she didn’t look at any maps.
5. What difficulties did Wang Kun and Wang Wei find about their journey? The journey would begin at an altitude of more than meters, where it is hard to and very. 5,000 breathe cold
3. Where is the source of the Mekong River and which sea does it enter? The source of the river is in Qinghai Province and it enters the South China Sea.
Para3 What can you see when you travel along the Mekong? It begins in a ______ on a ______ _________. glacier Tibetan mountain
Then, it______ quickly. It becomes ______ as it passes through deep _____. moves rapids valleys
Sometimes, the river becomes a _______ and enters ____ _____. wide valleys waterfall
At last, the river _____ enters the South China Sea. delta It makes wide bends or meanders through low valleys to the ___________ where rice grows. plains
Match each word to the proper meanings 1. rapid 2. waterfall 3. glacier 4. delta 5. plain a. A high place from which a river suddenly goes down b. A large flat place c. A fast-moving part of a river d. A large body of ice moving slowly down a high valley e. The low place where a river enters the sea.
True or False? 1.Dao Wei and Yu Huang belong to the Han nationality. 2. Some of the Dai live in Western Yunnan. 3.The Mekong River is in China and it includes the Lancang River. ( F ) ( T ) ( F )
4. Although it is not easy to travel along the Mekong River, Wang Wei insisted on doing so. 5. The Tibetan Mountain where the Mekong River begins is 5,000 meters high. ( T ) ( F )