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Forbes magazine Oprah ） ） Queen Step 1. Warming up: A song ( 美国著名黑人脱口秀 主持人 )
Step 1. Warming up: A song Billionaire I wanna be a billionaire so freaking bad 1)_______all of the things I never had Uh, I wanna be on the 2)_________of Forbes magazine 3)_________ next to Oprah and the Queen Oh every time I 4)__________ my eyes I see my 5)________in shining lights A different 6)______ every night oh I swear the world better 8)__________ ForFor when I'm a billionaire Buy cover Smiling close name city prepare
Step 1. Warming up: A song The song vividly( 生动地 )describes those who are determined to become rich (a millionaire or even billionaire). They spend half their time dreaming up ways of getting rich, and the rest of their time thinking about all the enjoyable things they would do once they got rich.
“Who wants to be a Millionaire? I don’t,” says Charles Gray. Discussion in groups Would you like to be a millionaire? Why or why not?
Step 2 Fast Reading 1. Read and match the main idea with each paragraph Para. 1 Para. 2 Para. 3 Para. 4 Para. 5 Para. 6 a.people’s determination to be a millionaire b.the reason why he changed his life c. living condition d. donating his money e. enjoying the change f. different attitudes
Careful Reading Read and answer the following questions. 1.Who was Charles Gray? 2.Why didn’t Charles want to be a rich man? 3. How did he deal with his money? 4.What kind of life does he live now? Is he happy? Step3
1.Who was Charles Gray? He was a college professor with a huge six bedroom and 2 million dollars. 2.Why didn’t Charles want to be a rich man? He was tired of being a person who had everything in a world where many people had nothing. 3. How did he deal with his money? He gave away all his money to charities. When he had two thousand dollars left, he gave away small bank notes in the streets of local poor areas. 4.What kind of life does he live now? Is he happy? He lives a simple life.Yes, he is satisfied with his life and feels much happier.
Can you fill in the chart? contrast: Gray’s life in the past and now 16 years ago now house money feelings a large six-bed room a small dormitory room second-hand furniture A small garden with a few trees flowers, vegetables $2million give away money to… $ 2 thousand was concerned about… was tired of… decided to drop out pleased,happier, feel free
Money talks. Money makes the mare /world go. Do you think so? 金钱万能 有钱能使鬼推磨.
Step 4 Debate Is money everything?
Step 4 Role Play An interview with an ex-millionaire Work in pairs One acts as a reporter, the other acts as the ex-millionaire.
Make up an interview(Practise in pairs with the following keys words to help you) In the past: be concerned about; professor; a six-bedroom house; pleased to do; be tired of; make the choice to Now: a small dormitory; second-hand furniture; happy In the future: won’t miss Step4 Role Play