Presentation on theme: "Questions: 1.Which kind of music do you often listen to? 2. Who is your favourite singer? 3. Why do you like to listen to music? Classical music; folk."— Presentation transcript:
Questions: 1.Which kind of music do you often listen to? 2. Who is your favourite singer? 3. Why do you like to listen to music? Classical music; folk music; Jazz; pop music; rock ‘n’ roll; light music
sayings Music is the medicine of the breaking heart. 音乐是医治心灵创伤的妙药。 Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. 音乐可洗去灵魂中 日常生活所沾染的污垢。
Kong has performed in more than 40 countries and has received lots of prizes.
He is the youngest prize winner of Moscow Thaikovsky International Competition
He is the only Chinese pianist winning two gold medals at Internation competitions
Lesson 3 Kong goes for folk! Lesson 3 Kong goes for folk!
Task one: Read through the the title, the subtitle and the first sentence of each paragraph to answer the following questions.
2.What kind of music is Kong Xiangdong most famous for? 3. What did Kong achieve in 1986?4. Why did Kong shave off his hair?1.what’s the main idea of the text? (Para.one) (Para.two) (Para.four)
Skimming skill This is a reading skill used to get the main idea of a text by reading only the key words. Scannig skill This is a reading skill used to look for the detais of a passage.
2.What kind of music is KongXiangdong most famous for? 3. What did Kong achieve in 1986?4. Why did Kong shave off his hair?1.what’s the main idea of the text? (Para.one) (Para.two) (Para.four) 1.5minutes
Vocabulary pianist musician piano keys at times talent, worldwide in some ways root rediscover beauty appearance, hairstyle transform quit shave identity
Task two: listen to the tape,underline the new words and expressions and try to get the main idea to each paragraph.
Match the main idea Para 1 Para 2 Para 3 Para 4 Para 5 a.Kong’s great success b.a brief introduction to Kong c.Kong’s preparation for the new experiment d.the reason for Kong’s experiment e.Kong’s childhood and achievements
1.A brief introduction …is a famous … He surprised his…by combining…with… 2.Childhood and his achievement His mother is a…He lived with music from…He was made to practice…so much He went on to win awards … 3.The reason and preparation of his experiment Because of…,he became… But in some ways,he lost his…and began… with different styles. He…his hair to changed his… 4.A great success He is a…in music today.
Group work: According to the text,each of you try to design 2or3 questions and then you can ask your deskmates to answen them.
Whole-class performance One student acts Kong Xiangdong, one acts as a presenter the other studens act as crazy fans of Kong, we together have an interview. (live talk show)
Talk show Piano Genius ---Kong Xiangdong
True or False Kong is a world-famous pianist. He plays not only classical music, but folk as well. Kong combined Chinese folk with the piano because he wanted to make himself famous. Because of Kong’s persistence( 坚持 ) and talent, he became a great pianist at last. Because of losing his own identity in some ways, Kong decided to rediscover the beauty in Chinese folk music. T F T T
Kong changed his appearance showed that he paid no attention to Chinese folk music. Kong wants to play Chinese music in order to make the world learn about China. T F
Homework Accoding to the text,write at least 5 sentences to introduce Kong Xiangdong.