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2 Unit 3 The Eiffel Tower Deborah Soong

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4 Teaching ActivitiesIndex

5 Teaching Activities 1st period 1. Warm-upWarm-up 2. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs 1-5The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs Reading – Paragraphs 1-5Reading – Paragraphs 1-5 2nd period 1. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs 6-9The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs Reading – Paragraphs 6-9Reading – Paragraphs Post-readingPost-reading 3rd period 1. Word FileWord File 2. Sentence PatternsSentence Patterns 3. ExpansionExpansion 4. Writing PracticeWriting Practice 4th period Part II Oral & Listening - Unit 3Unit 3

6 Warm-up Vocabulary Idioms & Phrases Reading~ Paragraphs 1-5

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8 Oriental Pearl TV Tower Situated in Shanghai, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with the height of 468 meters, is the world’s third tallest TV tower after the 553-meter CN Tower in Toronto and the 535-meter Moscow TV Tower. The tower has become Shanghai's newest landmark and an attraction for tourists. It is designed with eleven beautiful spheres just like pearls of various sizes. The tower overlooks the Huangpu River and the flourishing Pudong, zooming in on the city's interesting spots. The Oriental Pearl Tower is a multi-functional construction meeting various needs in dining, shopping, entertainment, boarding, broadcasting and tourism.

9 Tokyo Tower Tokyo tower, the city’s most recognizable postwar icon, is the world's tallest self-supporting steel tower. It was completed in 1958 as a symbol for Japan's rebirth, and functions as a television and radio broadcast antenna. Tokyo tower offers a spectacular sight at night, with its 164 lights varying in color by season. It has two observation galleries, which have been the tourist attraction.

10 The Eiffel Tower Answer the following questions.

11 1.The Eiffel Tower is made of ______. □ plastic □ steel □ wood

12 2. The Eiffel Tower is taller than ______. □ the Shin Kong Life Tower ( 新光人壽摩天大樓 ) □ the Empire State Building (US) □ the Tokyo Tower (Japan)

13 3. The designer of the Eiffel Tower also designed ______. □ the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy) □ Big Ben in London (UK) □ the Statue of Liberty (US)

14 4. At the time when the Eiffel Tower was built, ______. □ everyone liked the tower □ no one liked the tower □ some people hated the tower Back

15 Listen to paragraphs 1-5. Skip

16 Now, answer the following questions.

17 ( ) The Eiffel Tower was built ______. (A) by 1885 (B) from 1887 to 1889 (C) one and a half centuries ago (D) from 1889 to 1930 B

18 ( ) The tower was an important part of ______. (A) the World Fair in 1921 (B) the Olympic Games held in Paris (C) the Centennial Exhibition of 1889 (D) the Architecture Festival of France in 1930 C

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20 It is strange to think that Gustave Eiffel’s famous tower, the universally beloved symbol of France, was considered a horrible eyesore when it was constructed over a hundred years ago. It is strange to think that.... → One might think it strange that.... → People might find it strange that.... Next

21 It is strange to think that Gustave Eiffel’s famous tower, the universally beloved symbol of France, was considered a horrible eyesore when it was constructed over a hundred years ago. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel ( ) graduated from the Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris in After 1864, he established a career as an engineer-contractor. Eiffel was famous for his project for the Eiffel Tower. Next

22 It is strange to think that Gustave Eiffel’s famous tower, the universally beloved symbol of France, was considered a horrible eyesore when it was constructed over a hundred years ago. A be considered (to be) B = A be regarded as B; A be thought of as B A 被視為 B Shakespeare is considered (to be) a great playwright.

23 Yet, today, the “iron lady” attracts millions of visitors annually, making it one of the world’s premier tourist attractions. yet 乃連接詞,表示「儘管如此」, 與 but 和 however 近義,但意思更強烈。 It is a very small shop, yet it sells many kinds of lovely decorations. making...attractions 為 which makes... attractions 省略而來的分詞片語, 關係代名詞 which 所指的是逗點前 的句子. Next

24 Yet, today, the “iron lady” attracts millions of visitors annually, making it one of the world’s premier tourist attractions. tourist attraction = a place that many tourists visit Blackpool is the top tourist attraction in England. Next

25 Yet, today, the “iron lady” attracts millions of visitors annually, making it one of the world’s premier tourist attractions. Yet, today, the “iron lady” attracts millions of visitors annually, [making it one of the world’s premier tourist attractions]. → Nevertheless, nowadays, the “iron lady” draws millions of visitors every year, which makes it one of the world’s leading sightseeing spots.

26 The ironwork of this masterpiece of engineering is amazing, and most visitors find that soaring upward in a glass elevator is both exciting and alarming. alarming = worrying and frightening The rainforest is disappearing at an alarming rate. Next

27 The ironwork of this masterpiece of engineering is amazing, and most visitors find that soaring upward in a glass elevator is both exciting and alarming. 描述乘坐巴黎鐵塔升降梯的感覺: “A ride to the top of this Eiffel Tower will literally take your breath away, unless traveling up the center of the tower at 340 feet per minute pushed up against the door of a glass elevator doesn’t bother you. So, acrophobics and the faint of heart beware!”

28 Hitler, passing through the city in 1940, was unimpressed: “Is that all it is? It’s ugly!” Hitler, passing through the city in 1940, was unimpressed.... → Hitler, who passed through Paris in 1940, was not impressed (by the tower).... → Hitler was not impressed (by the tower) at all when he passed through Paris in → The tower left no good impression on Hitler when he passed through Paris in Next

29 希特勒造訪巴黎鐵塔時,有一段有趣的 小插曲: “When the Germans took over Paris during World War II, there was a mystery fault in the lifts, so when Hitler wanted to go up [the tower], he had to climb the 1,792 steps to the top. When the Nazis left Paris in 1944, the lifts were fixed with the simple turn of a screw.” Next

30 Hitler, passing through the city in 1940, was unimpressed: “Is that all it is? It’s ugly !” Is that all it is? → Is that all (that) the tower is? all 乃代名詞,後面有一個由關係代名詞 that 引導的形容詞子句修飾,通常可省略 關係代名詞。 That is all I know.

31 Whatever your reaction, no visit to Paris is complete without seeing this 7,000-ton structure of metal, and the views from the top on a clear day are unforgettable. Whatever your reaction, no visit to Paris is complete without seeing this 7,000-ton structure of metal.... → No matter what your reaction may be, your visit to Paris is incomplete if you don’t go to see the metal structure, weighing 7,000 tons.... Next

32 Whatever your reaction, no visit to Paris is complete without seeing this 7,000-ton structure of metal, and the views from the top on a clear day are unforgettable. view 於此表「景色」,與 sight 近義, 但 view 強調「從某一特定場所望出去所 看到的景色」. You will get a better view of the sea from the upstairs window. This tower commands a view of the whole city.

33 In 1885, Paris held a competition to design a 300-meter tower as the centerpiece for the Centennial Exhibition of design A as B 設計 A 成為 B They designed their house as an elegant Victorian home. Next

34 In 1885, Paris held a competition to design a 300-meter tower as the centerpiece for the Centennial Exhibition of the Centennial Exhibition 指的是 the 1889 Universal Exhibition and Centennial of the French Revolution 「萬國博覽會暨法 國大革命百年紀念」,萬國博覽會的目的 在於展示工業成就,各國會推派代表參展 ,展示他們的作品與工業成就,如: all manner of houses, plants, artifacts, minerals, jewels, clothes, medicines, machines 等。

35 Gustave Eiffel, nicknamed the “magician of iron,” won the contest with his seemingly functionless tower, beating 699 other proposals. (A be) nicknamed B (A) 被暱稱為 B My younger sister is nicknamed “Sugar” by my parents.

36 It took about two years to build the tower. It took about two years to build the tower. → They spent about two years (in) building the tower.

37 Initially, it grew at a rate of 10 meters a month, speeding up to nearly 30 meters a month as it neared the summit. grow 可以用來指「建築物愈蓋愈高」或「城 鎮發展」. The town grew into a large city. speed up 速度加快  fall 速度變慢 The birth rate is apt to fall in advanced countries. near 在此當動詞,表示「接近」. Slow down as you near the school gate. Next

38 Initially, it grew at a rate of 10 meters a month, speeding up to nearly 30 meters a month as it neared the summit. Initially, it grew at a rate of 10 meters a month, [speeding up to nearly 30 meters a month as it neared the summit]. → In the beginning, the tower was built at a rate of 10 meters a month, and the rate of construction speeded up to almost 30 meters a month when the tower neared the summit.

39 Yet on the day it opened, none of the elevators worked. Yet on the day it opened, none of the elevators worked. → Nevertheless, on the inauguration day, the elevators were not working yet. → However, when it was inaugurated on March 31, 1889, none of the elevators was made available to its visitors.

40 Eiffel and his 60-strong party of officials had to climb the 1,710 steps to place the French flag on the third level of the tower. his 60-strong party of officials → a party of 60 officials strong 為形容詞,放在數量詞後, 表示「 ( 人員 ) 為 … 的」. The crew were 30 strong. This summer camp offers 150-strong students a chance to experience a multilingual learning environment. party 在此指「一行 ( 團、隊 ) 人」 A party of tourists are coming this way.

41 For years, the finished product remained a world-record breaker, twice the height of any other building (until New York’s Chrysler Building went up in 1930). twice the height of any other building → (being) twice as high as any other building → (being) twice higher than any other building Next

42 A + 倍數 + the N + of + B = A + 倍數 + as Adj/Adv as + B = A + 倍數 + Adj-er/Adv-er than + B This box is three times the weight of that one. → This box is three times as heavy as that one. → This box is three times heavier than that one. Next

43 For years, the finished product remained a world-record breaker, twice the height of any other building (until New York’s Chrysler Building went up in 1930). Chrysler Building, designed by William van Allen,is a skyscraper (319.4 meters high ) in New York City. It was constructed during 1926 through It is featured by Stainless steel metal ornamented top.Before Empire State Building was constructed, it was the highest building in the world.

44 During the first six months, it drew 12,000 visitors a day. However, it was not without its critics, who called it “scrap metal” even when it was being built. 除了 “scrap metal” ,當時還有人稱艾菲爾 鐵塔為: “the shame of Paris,” “a monstrous construction, “ “a skeleton,” “ a hollow candlestick,” “this truly tragic street lamp,” “this high and skinny pyramid of iron ladders,” “a half-built factory pipe” 等。 Back


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