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1 Clip 1 Different People, Different Cultures Unit 3

2 Clip 1 Warm up yourself Enlarge your vocabulary Sharpen your ears Loosen your tongue

3 1.When is the Chinese National Day? Why do we celebrate that particular day? 2.How do you and your family celebrate the National Day? What are your favorite activities? 3.Do you know any other National Day of other countries? How do people in other countries celebrate their National Day? Warm up yourself

4 bash pageantry n.celebration; a party 庆祝,狂欢;聚会 n. grand display 盛观,庆典 Enlarge your vocabulary Gallup Poll 盖洛普民意调查

5 Listen for general understanding Listen for general understanding Listen for detailed information Listen for detailed information Sharpen your ears

6 Listen for general understanding Sharpen your ears 1.When is Americans’ National Day? 2.What activities do Americans usually hold on that particular day? 3.What is the icon for that day?

7 1.When is Americans’ National Day? 2.What activities do Americans usually hold on that particular day? 3.What is the icon for that day? Listen for general understanding Sharpen your ears 4th of July Picnics, parades, pageantry, fireworks, etc. Fireworks.

8 Listen for detailed information Sharpen your ears The 4th of July is America’s birthday bash. It celebrates (1)______________________________________________, which is the most (2) _________________in American history. The 4th of July is all about honoring this (3) _________________ in America’s past, acted out in red, white and blue (4) _________________. It's a day when offices (5) _________________, barbecues (6) _________________and the whole country (7) _________________.

9 Fireworks have also been a traditional part of the 4th for as long as anyone can remember. There are pyrotechnic displays in (8) _________________ every corner of the country. In fact, according to the Gallup poll in any (9) _________________year more than (10) _________________of Americans plan to attend a fireworks display on the holiday. And many of the most (11) _________________ are conceived on that day. Listen for detailed information Sharpen your ears

10 The 4th of July is America’s birthday bash. It celebrates (1)______________________________________________, which is the most (2) _________________in American history. The 4th of July is all about honoring this (3) _________________ in America’s past, acted out in red, white and blue (4) _________________. It's a day when offices (5) _________________, barbecues (6) _________________and the whole country (7) _________________. the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 Listen for detailed information cherished document chapter traditions shut down light up wraps itself in the flag Sharpen your ears

11 Fireworks have also been a traditional part of the 4th for as long as anyone can remember. There are pyrotechnic displays in (8) _________________ every corner of the country. In fact, according to the Gallup poll in any (9) _________________year more than (10) _________________of Americans plan to attend a fireworks display on the holiday. And many of the most (11) _________________ are conceived on that day. virtually Listen for detailed information given 60 percent breath-taking shows Sharpen your ears

12 Script:Script: The 4th of July is America’s birthday bash. This summer ritual of picnics, parades and pageantry, celebrates the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence in The most cherished document in our history, it declared an end to England's colonial rule and proclaimed America an independent nation. “That all men are created equal”. The 4th of July is all about honoring this chapter in America’s past, acted out in red, white and blue traditions. It's a day when offices shut down, barbecues light up and the whole country wraps itself in the flag. Sharpen your ears

13 Script:Script: But if there is one single icon that truly represents the 4th, it's fireworks. Fireworks have been a traditional part of the 4th for as long as anyone can remember. I think fireworks would be the (firework is to be the) perfect way to celebrate any if any holidays. Sun has gone down and, and you're just waiting with anticipation. Everyone around you literally goes, ah, woo, aha. There are pyrotechnic displays in virtually every corner of the country. In fact, according to the Gallup poll in any given year more than 60 percent of Americans plan to attend a fireworks display on the holiday. And many of the most breath-taking shows are conceived here. Sharpen your ears

14 An American student and a Chinese student are talking about holiday celebrations in their countries. Pair work Loosen your tongueSituation:Situation: Role A: Role B: You are an American student. You talk about holidays in the USA, how and why people celebrate them, and ask questions about holidays in China. You are a Chinese student. You talk about holidays in China, how and why people celebrate them, and ask questions about holidays in the USA.

15 Tips: Some holidays in the USA Loosen your tongue December 25 Christmas Day fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day November 11 Veterans Day second Monday in October Columbus Day first Monday in September Labor Day July 4 Independence Day last Monday in May Memorial Day third Monday in February Washington's Birthday third Monday in January Martin Luther King Day January 1 New Year's Day

16 Tips: Some holidays in China Loosen your tongue October 10 National Day the ninth day of the ninth lunar month The Double Ninth Festival the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month Mid-Autumn Festival seventh day of the seventh lunar month Chinese Valentine's Day 5th day of the 5th lunar month Dragon Boat Festival follows the solar calendar-- typically falling on April 5 Tomb Sweeping Day The 15th day of the 1st lunar month Chinese Lantern Festival from the New Moon on the first day of the new year to the full moon 15 days later Spring Festival


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