Teaching Activities 1st period 1. Warm-upWarm-up 2. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Lines 1-18The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Lines 1-18 3. Reading - Paragraphs Lines 1-18Reading - Paragraphs Lines 1-18 2nd period 1. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Lines 19-52The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Lines 19-52 2. Reading - Lines 19-52Reading - Lines 19-52 3. Post-readingPost-reading 3rd period 1. Word FileWord File 2. Sentence PatternsSentence Patterns 3. ExpansionExpansion 4. Writing PracticeWriting Practice 4th period Review: Part II Oral & Listening Unit 7 Unit 8 Unit 9 Unit 7Unit 8 Unit 9
Robert Frost loved nature. He lived in the country much of his life. much of his life. → (for) a large part ofhis life. much 為數量詞，後接名詞或接 of NP 。 We haven’t seen much of you recently. He doesn’t own much of the land.
He liked to work outdoors. In fact, he was a farmer for many years. He picked apples, plowed his fields, and cut down trees.
And he wrote poems. Most of them are about nature. He wrote of cold, snowy nights and warm spring days. He wrote of his work on the farm. most 是數量詞，後接名詞或接 of NP Most of the money came from my parents. We were at home most of the weekend.
In the poem “Gathering Leaves,” Frost tells about cleaning up fallen leaves in fall. The poem starts:
Spades take up leaves No better than spoons, no better than = just the same as = just as badas 簡直是；與 … 無異 He is no better than a born loser. Your excuse is no better than a lie. Spades take up leaves/No better than spoons.... →Spades which take up leaves are no better than spoons.... →Just like spoons, spades take up leaves....
And bags full of leaves Are light as balloons. And bags full of leaves/Are light as balloons. →And bags (which are) full of leaves are as light as balloons. →And leaf-filled bags are the weight of balloons. as...as 像 … 一樣 本行詩則因為音韻的關係而省略第一 個 as 。
I make a great noise Of rustling all day Like rabbit and deer Running away. I make a great noise/ Of rustling all day /Like rabbit and deer/ Running away. →I make a great rustling noise all day, which is like rabbit and deer running away. no better than, as...as, like NP ，都是「明 喻」的用法。 為了配合詩行的音韻， rabbit, deer 兩個字 皆取單數形式，這是一種 poetic license ( 詩 的破格 ) 。
He must have enjoyed making all that noise. must 後接現在完成式，表示「對過去 事件的斷語」。 He must haveenjoyed making all that noise. →It seemed that he enjoyed making all that noise. Back
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