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Module 6 Unit 4 Helping people around the world Welcome to the unit
Have you ever seen any disasters in real life or on TV? What are they? Questions
On July 28th, 1976, at 3:42 a.m. local time, a powerful earthquake recording M8.2 took place in northeastern China about 95 miles east of Beijing near Tang Shan, an industrial city of about 1 million people. earthquake
Many eye witnesses said they saw a bright flashed across the sky which was followed by a deafening roar just before the shaking began.
the blaze in the Hannuohe forestry center in the Greater Hinggan Mountains, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on May 4, 2007. The fire ravaged 10,400 ha of land, including 10,317 ha grassland and 83 ha forest, fire
Persistent torrential rains in the summer of 1998 caused enormous flooding in the Yangtze River Basin and Northeast China. flood
The floods have affected one-fifth of China's population in 29 provinces, over 3,600 people have died, and about 5 millions hectares of crops were destroyed. There has been severe damage to infrastructure and social service facilities, disrupting economic production and activities. Economic losses are estimated at over US$ 36 billion.
The 2006 typhoon season is one of the most serious in recent years. Between May and July, five consecutive typhoons and tropical storms have swept through China leaving a trail of devastation. Typhoon
The total estimated human loss of life caused by World War II, irrespective of political alignment, was roughly 62 million people. The civilian toll was around 37 million, the military toll about 25 million. The Allies lost around 51 million people, and the Axis lost 11 million. War
October 16 is World Food Day, an occasion to remember the plight of the world's 850 million chronically hungry people. Famine
After decades of decline, that number has actually been growing by four million each year since the mid-1990s. Today, hunger still kills more people than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined
If you were involved in a disaster, what would you do? Would you ask for help? Which organization or person would you turn to for help? Questions
Did you do something to help them? What did you do? Why? Tsunami What happened in Dec. 2004 in the Indian Ocean?
What did China do for them? Do you think it right for China to do so? Why?
Look at the picture and guess what the main tasks of peacekeeping soldiers are? Do you think these soldiers play an important role in maintaining the world peace?
Do you think this kind of job is very demanding, challenging and risky? Why or why not? When you grow up, would you like to do this kind of job if you had the chance? Why or why not?
What can you see in these pictures? Can you imagine what will happen to those hungry children if nobody helps? How do you feel when you see this picture? How can we help them?
What can you see in the pictures? Suppose your home was struck by a flood, what would your life like? Would you still live a normal life as before? What problems would you meet?
What can you see in the pictures? What factors can ensure a good harvest? What would happen if there was not enough water for farming?
What can you see in the pictures? What is the doctor doing? Why do you think that doctors and nurses need to go to poor areas or countries to help?
What can you see in the pictures? Do you think children can receive good education and good medical care in poor areas? Can their daily necessities be guaranteed? If not, what will happen?
Quiz Food and agricultural organization Look at the following and tell what organization you know it stand for?
World Health Organization Quiz Look at the following and tell what organization you know it stand for?
United Nations Educational, Scientifc and Cultural Organization Quiz Look at the following and tell what organization you know it stand for?
International Committee of the Red Cross Quiz Look at the following and tell what organization you know it stand for?
Quiz Look at the following and tell what organization you know it stand for?
International labour organization Quiz Look at the following and tell what organization you know it stand for?
Discussion Look at the following and tell what organization you know it stand for?
1.Preview “Reading” 2.Write a short essay about your feelings of helping others. Homework