Discuss these following questions Have you ever meet any challenge in your life? What is it?Have you ever meet any challenge in your life? What is it? How did you overcome it?How did you overcome it? Do you know anything about Eden Garden?Do you know anything about Eden Garden? Have you ever heard of Eden Project?Have you ever heard of Eden Project? Do you know where it is?Do you know where it is? What do you know about it?What do you know about it?
Vocabulary Eden biome rainforest WaterfallWaterfall OceaniaOceania MediterraneanMediterranean
Eden Eden ['i:dn] (n) the Garden of Eden –T–T–T–The beautiful garden where Adam and Eve, the first humans, lived before they did something they were not allowed to do and were sent away. –O–O–O–Often seen as a place of happiness and innocence.
Biome biome ['bai,oum] (n) (biology) the characteristic plants and animals that exist in a particular type of environment (in a forest or in a desert) biome ['bai,oum] (n) (biology) the characteristic plants and animals that exist in a particular type of environment (in a forest or in a desert)
rainforest Rain forest [ 'rein'f ɔ rist] (n) a thick forest in tropical parts of the world that have a lot of rain. Ex: the Amazon rainforest
waterfall Waterfall [ 'w ɔ :təf ɔ :l] (n) a place where a stream or river falls from a high place, for example over a cliff or rock.
Oceania Oceania [ou∫i'eini ə ] (n) A large group of islands in the south Pacific sometimes including Australasia and the Malay Archipelago.
Mediterranean Mediterranean [,medit ə 'reini ə n] (adj) [only before noun] connected with the Mediterranean Sea or the countries and regions that surround it; typical of this area: a Mediterranean country a Mediterranean climate
Guiding questions 1, Does the Eden Project show the importance of plants to human beings? 2, How many main biomes are there in the Eden Project?
WHILE-READING Read the text and do these following tasks The Eden Project shows the importance of plants and how we depend on them for the air we breathe, the clothes we wear, and for our food and medicines. In the biomes there are 80,000 plants from around the world. The Humid Tropics Biome is the world’s largest greenhouse, 50 metres high and 240 metres long, with giant rainforest trees and a 25-metre-high waterfall. It has plants and products from the Amazon, West Africa, Malaysia, and Oceania.
The Warm Temperate Biome has plants from three different areas of the world with the same climate: South Africa, the Mediterranean, and California. There are also olive groves, grapevines, and orange and lemon trees. The Roofless Biome outside has plants from Chile, the Himalayas, Australia, and Cornwall. Works of art tell the story of the plants and their use in food, medicine, and construction.
The Eden Project
Comprehension Questions 1, What is Eden Project about? 2, What are there in the biomes? How many? Where are they from? 3, How many biomes are there in the Eden? What are they? 4, What is special in each biome?
POST-READING Task 1: Practice pronunciation The Humid Topics BiomeThe Humid Topics Biome AmazonAmazon MalaysiaMalaysia The Warm Temperate BiomeThe Warm Temperate Biome MediterraneanMediterranean The Roofless BiomeThe Roofless Biome ChileChile HimalayasHimalayas
Task 2: Speaking Work in pairs. Base on what you know and your imagination, tell your partner about your most important challenge and how you solved it (about health, study, finance,…). Work in pairs. Base on what you know and your imagination, tell your partner about your most important challenge and how you solved it (about health, study, finance,…).
Task 3:WRITING Every one has his or her own remarkable event in life. It can be a terrible or sweet experience. Write a paragraph about 100 words about your own event that can be considered the most remarkable and unforgettable memory in your life.