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Unit three generation gap
A generation gap describes vast _________ _________ between a younger generation and their elders. The term first_________________ prominence in Western countries during the 1960s. There were major differences between the young people and their parents ___________________musical tastes, fashion, drug use, and politics. Several examples of generational differences were prominent _____________. Rock music and soul music, _______________ __________________ were mostly detested by their elders. ___________________ on young males was frequently seen as a shocking act of rebellion against society by their parents._____________________________ cultural differences came into in such matters as during the period popularamong the youth Long hair The large scale protest
against the Vietnam War on American college campuses contrasted sharply with the universal _______________________ for World War II that their parents had experienced. Many youths “dropped out” into the hippie counterculture ( 嬉皮士反文化潮流 ). The term “generation gap” is____________________ today, as generational differences and generational identity are now _________________________ in Western society than during the 1960s. national support rarely used less significant
1.Is there a generation gap between you and your parents? 2. when is your parents’ birthday and wedding anniversary? 3.In your parents eyes, what are you interested in? 4.In your eyes, what are your parents interested in? 5.In your eyes, what areas do your parents need to improve? 6.In your parents’ eyes, what area do you need to improve? 7.Tell one incident you and your parents disagree over something.
drama, playwriter dramatist comedy rommantic comedyfarce tragedy plotscene, act, charactermain character leading character hero Heroine antagnist protagnistsupporting character
back The functions of the stage directions: a.to set up stage properties in the proper places; b. to indicate a change in setting; c. to direct actor’s movement, gesture, facial expression, tone of voice
Conflicts are the essence of a play, a clash of actions, ideas desires or wills. It may happen in three forms: man against man, man against environment, man against himself. back
task 1 find out the three scenes, and settings 2. Sum up the main idea of each scene 3. Who is the head of the family
embarrass: vt. make (sb.) feel awkward or ashamed, embarrassment It embarrassed him that he had to give a talk in front of a lot of people.
in unison: acting in the same way at the same time 国际社会准备一致反对恐怖主义。 The international community is ready to work in unison against terrorism.
consist of: be made up of compose, comprise constitute be composed of Make up, be made up of Make up North America consists of the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
fade: vi. fade away 1)lose color or brightness 2) disappear slowly 随着天气越来越冷，她早锻炼的热情逐渐消失了。 Her enthusiasm for early-morning exercises faded as the weather was getting colder and colder.
I don ’ t want to trade my dad for anybody else. trade for: exchange (sth.) for (sth. else) 我的祖母把她的一件首饰换成了食物。 My grandmother traded a piece of her jewelry for food.
keep in suspense: delay telling (sb.) what they are eager to know The audience is kept in suspense to the very end of the play. break the suspense hold sb. in suspense
interrupt: v. stop (sb.) from continuing what they are saying or doing My daughter kept interrupting me when I spoke.
distract: vt. take (sb. ’ s attention) away from sth. esp. for a short time Don ’ t distract me from working. 玩电脑游戏有时让他写作业分心。 Playing computer games sometimes distracts him from his homework. distract sb./sth. distract sb./sth. from
hand down: give or leave to people who are younger or come later The gold watch has been handed down from generation to generation
narrow down: make (a list of things) smaller narrow down to Over a hundred applicants will be narrowed down to a short list of five candidates.
at any rate: whatever may happen; in any case At any rate, you survived the car accident.
swallow: v. cause or allow (esp. food or drink ) to go down the throat; hide or suppress a feeling Chew your food properly before swallowing it.
Interfere Interfere in, interfere with Meddle in, Intervene in interference: n. unwanted or unnecessary involvement in sth.
junior: adj. 1) Younger be junior to Jane is several years junior to her husband. 2) lower in rank than others 他被提升为公司事务主管前，做了三年低级 职员。 He had been a junior clerk for three years before he was promoted to corporate affairs manager.