Fast reading summarize the main idea. The passage is mainly about how J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter with strong will and effect of her book.
Scanning :Match the main idea of each part Part 1(1-2) ( a) Harry Potter has a great effect on the world and it’s writer Part 2(3-4) (b) J.K.Rowling began to write Harry Potter Part 3(5-6) (c) J.K.Rowling finished the book with strong will
Detailed reading Listen and fill in the form Names of placesWhat happened? Southwest of England Where the idea for Harry Potter came from. Portugal Edinburgh in scotland Her hometown Between Manchester and London Where she worked as an English Teacher and give more details to Harry Potter. Where she developed the format for the whole Series of seven books. Part 1
Read part 2-3 in silence and do following exercises. 1. Was it easy for her to complete the first Harry Potter story? 2.How long did it take her to complete it?
3. Replace the following sentence. They are popular with people of different ages and connect parents with their children by literature. Because they appeal to readers of all ages,they create a special literary bond between parents and children.
巩固练习 : 1.The government appeals to people to take measures to stop pollution. 2.Music has little appeal to me. 3.The film appeals to young people.
4.Translate the following sentence. It was only in 1997 that she completed the first Harry Potter story, which, because the publishers in the USA requested an adjustment to the title, was also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
高考衔接 : 1.It was for this reason___ her uncle moved out of New York and settled down in a small village. A which B why C that D how 2.Why ! I have nothing to confess.____ you want to say? A What is it that? B What it is that C How is it that D How it is that C A
Work in pairs and discussion Why is Rowling so successful? What can you learn from her? ( gifted overcome stubborn appeal to attain status )
. Check yourself. Choose the correct answers. 1.When J.K.Rowling added flesh to the bones of the Harry Potter Story, she_____ A sold the story for food B created the other characters C gave more details to the main ideas D finished writing the story C
2.Looking after a baby and writing a book at the Same time_____ A is extremely hard work B is impossible in Edinburgh C means you haven’t got much money D made J.K.Rowling give up 3.Harry Potter stories are so appealing that they__ A must be included in the school curriculum B are shown on television in other countries C encourage children to read more A C
4.As soon as the first book was a success,__ A J.K.Rowing finished the series more quickly than planned B the publishers asked her to finish one book a year C she wrote The Order of the Phoenix D It was clear that the others would be successful too 5.The Harry Potter stories____. A can now read on only 50 languages B have made J.K Rowing very rich C are easy to translate D are distributed in 55 countries D B