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1 Unit 20 Disability

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3 Pre-reading questions  How many different types of disability can you think of? deaf, dumb, blind, lame, near-sighted, six fingers, color blindness A.physical disability B.mental disability

4 Helen Keller Deaf and blind Educator/ writer

5 President Franklin Roosevelt &sec=-1&pn=1

6 Edison Learning disability inventor

7 Zhang Haidi Paralyzed Writer

8 Vincent Van Gogh Epilepsy painter

9 Deng Pufang Chairman of the Association of the Disabled (He won the UN Prize for Human Rights )

10 Stephen Hawking In a wheelchair Physicist/ mathematician

11 Beethoven Germany Deaf Musician/ composer

12 Watching 1. How many famous disabled people are mentioned in the text? 2. Who are they?

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14 1.How many famous disabled people are mentioned in the text? 2. Who are they? Two. Professor Stephen Hawking and Beethoven.

15 Reading comprehension(A) Hawking ’s early life His disease His difficulties His success born in England ;took his doctor’s degree in physics; did research at Cambridge … a disease of the brain which prevent... from... When he speaks,…has to use a computer& a voice box; when he answers,…has to type out …and get the computer to translate it into… …one of the top three... about the beginning of space ;matter and time; In 1988”A Brief History of Time” became a best-seller

16 Reading comprehension (B) Beethoven ’s nationality His disease His profession His success German lost his hearing a famous musician/composer His great music: The Fifth Symphony The Sixth Symphony

17 Not only do disabled people read,write, draw pictures, paint and cook,but they also study,go to university, take exams and have jobs. Not only does he have to type out the answer on a computer, but he also gets the computer to translate it into sounds.

18 Correct the mistakes in the sentences 1.Not only she sings well, but also she plays the violin well. 2.Only in this way you can learn from your mistakes. 3.Here the bus comes. 4.My mother seldom has a cold.So does my mother. 1.Not only does she sing well, but also she plays the violin well. 2.Only in this way can you learn from your mistakes. 3.Here comes the bus. 4.My mother seldom has a cold.Neither /nor does my mother.

19 Discussion  What do you think of such successful disabled people as Hawking & Beethoven ? determined, confident, patient, optimistic, independent, strong-minded……  What can we learn from the success of the disabled people ? ---Where there is a will, there is a way. ---There is nothing difficult in the world if you put your heart into it.

20 What shall we do for the disabled? a. If we are organizing an event,_________ b. If the blind want to cross the road,_____ c. If we_______________

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