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Bethany Hamilton, an American surfer 1. What happened to her? 2. What is her attitude towards life? 3. What impresses you most? 4. What can we learn from her?
Optimism, strong will, determination, diligence, perseverance… Unit 17 Great Women Unit 17 Great Women 1. What has happened to her? 2. What is her attitude towards life? 3. What impresses you most? 4. How can you describe her? 5. What quality should we learn from her? Answer the following questions:
Madame Curie 1 ⑤ Zhang Haidi 4 Helen Keller 1. What are these great women famous for? 2. Which of them do you admire most? Why? 12 3 Sang Lan
1.What makes them famous? 2. What do they have in common? Their special experience, strong personality, great achievements. Positive attitude towards life, great determination, strong will, self-confidence, diligence and perseverance.
② How would you describe these women? The impression she makes on me is … She seems to be …/looks as if … ① ③ ⑤⑥
1. Describe one of your friends and ask others to guess who it is. 2. Can you describe your mother/one of your women teachers? My Teacher Miss Moore There’s a teacher Miss Moore, who is lovely and thirty-four. Always encouraging us to try, She leads us to a world of “why”. We all admire her more and more.
Listen to the song “ Mama in the candle light” and think of the happy time you have spent with your mother and what you can do to repay her love.
Mama, I want to tell you But I stop as the words are on lips Mama, I want to smile to you But get choked with tears in my eyes Oh, mama, Mama in the candle light I can see your hair has gone gray Oh, mama, Mama in the candle light On your cheeks there is still so much tender care Mama in the candle light
Oh, mama, mama in the candle light I can see no more your straight figure I can see your hair has gone gray Mama, mama in the candle light Why aren ’ t your eyes as bright as ever? Mama, your daughter has grown up I don’t want to go through four seasons relying on you any more Oh, mama, believe me I’ve got my own way to reward you
Homework : Choose one of the following titles to write a composition with about 150 words. 1. A fan letter 2. The woman I admire 3. A Letter to my dear mother