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Guanlan Middle School --- by Huang Ling 1
Who is the greatest hero in your mind ? Sadam George W. Bush Zhao Benshan Einstein 2.
On October 28, 1955, shortly after 9:00 p.m., William Henry Gates III was born. 4
Bill GatesBill Gates, Chairman and CEO of Microsoft, and the richest man in the world at over $50 Billion net worth, arrested in New Mexico 被逮捕资本净值
Software’s family (the first row ： Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Marla Wood, Paul Allen. Taken in 1978.) Paul Allen Bill Gates 6
"One thing I love about this [decade] is this is a period where the reality is driving the expectation. " -----Bill Gates The House Family 7.
Gates is making a speech. 8.
Gates is making another speech. 9.
12. Vocabulary: 1. Set up 2. be jealous of sb/sth 3. fit … free （ ad. ） 4. Stop sb from doing sth 5. be jealous 6. make sure + that clause 7. neither … nor … 8. by fair means 9.CEO=Chief Executive Officer 10 v. 设立, 竖立, 架起, 升起, 装配, 对 …… 嫉妒 安装 …… 免费 阻止某人干某事 a. 妒忌的, 猜疑的, 警惕的, 嫉妒的 v. 确定 ；确信, 证实 既不 … 也不 通过公平手段 执行总裁
Scan the passage and try to find out the main idea of each paragraph: Paragraph 1: Paragraph 2: The opinions of Bill Gates ’ follower. Some opinions of a competitor. 11.
Read the whole text and finish the True or False exercise: 1.The writer isn’t Bill Gates’ friend. 2.Gates is good at writing computer language. 3.The government supports Gates all the time. 4.Gates is not generous. passage 1: F T F F 12
Passage 2: 5.The writer is Gates ’ follower. 6.Software is used most widely in the world. 7.According to the writer, Gates tries hard to stop others making better software. 8.The government didn ’ t want to make Microsoft into two companies. F T T F 13
Do you think Bill Gates is a great man ?why or why not? I think Bill Gates is a great man, because …… I don ’ t think he is a great man, because …… 14
Me! Hi. I have read most of the paragraphs there, and I don't understand why people dislike him. I agree with one who said that they are jealous of him, and it seems 100% true. I like Bill personally, and my dream is to meet him one day. If this happened to fall in the hands of Mr. Bill, then pls. Bill, i just want to see you for a minute... To all who don't like him, you’r just jealous. -- Fady Shlah, February 9, 2002Fady Shlah 15
Now read and fill in the form. Information about Bill Gates Job Achievements What did he give up for his beliefs? Generosity Why does he have enemies? Why attacked by the government? Chief Executive Officer of a computer company Produced software that is used all over the world None Gave money to causes for children ’ s education and health Other people are jealous of his success They thought he was too big and too powerful and that is unfair to his competitors 16 n. 事业
Discussion : If your partner as clever and rich as Bill Gates, are you jealous of him/her? 17
Do you want to be a great person some day ?what will you do? Have a think: 18
Moral lesson: 1.Knowledge is power. ( F. Bacon 培根 ) 2.Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. (Fuller 富列 ) 3.Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. (Edison 爱迪生 ) 知识就是力量. 知识就是一座宝库, 而实践就是开启宝库的钥匙. 天才是一分灵感加九十九分汗水. 20
Homework: 1.Surf the internet and try to find more about Bill Gates. 2.Finish the writing task of page