Gong LiName: Date of birth: 31st December 1965 Place of birth: Shenyang, China Appearance: beautiful, tall, bright eyes Talents: experienced in acting; plays the role of strong Chinese women very well. Acting career: the year she started acting: 1987 how she started acting: entered the Central Academy of Drama in 1985 Introduction
Titles of her films: Red Sorghum (1987) 《红高粱》 Raise the Red Lantern (1991) 《大红灯笼高高挂》 The story of Qiuju (1992) 《秋菊打官司》 Farewell My Concubine (1993) 《霸王别姬》 The Emperor and the Assassin(1999) 《荆柯刺秦王》 Breaking the Silence (1999) 《漂亮妈妈》 Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) 《艺妓回忆录》 Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) 《满城尽带黄金甲》 What Women Want (2010) 《我知女人心》
Awards: Best Actress at Venice International Film Festival (1992) Best Supporting Actress at New York Film Critics Circle (1992) 纽约影评人协会 Best Actress at Montreal World Film Festival (2000) Best Supporting Actress (National Board of Review, 2005) 美国国家评论会
Read and answer. 1)When and where was Gong Li born? 2)What does she look like? 3)What are her talents? She was born in Shenyang, on 31 st December,1965. She is beautiful and tall. She has bright eyes. Acting.
4)What role does she often play? 5)When did she start acting? 6)How did she start acting? Strong Chinese women. In 1987. She entered the Central Academy of Drama in 1985.
Answers: 1. Gong Li 2. 31st December 1965 3. Shenyang 4. China 5. 1987 6. the Central Academy of Drama in 1985 7. beautiful 8. bright eyes 9. experienced 10. strong 11. Red Sorghum 12. 1991 13. 1992 14. Farewell My Concubine Finish the article about Gong Li.
15. Breaking the Silence 16. 1999 17. Memoirs of a Geisha 18. 2005 19. Best Actress 20. 1992 21. Montreal World Film Festival 22. 2000 23. Best Supporting Actress 24. 1993 25. National Board of Review
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Cheng Long’s profile English Name: Jackie Chan Date of birth: 7 th April, 1954 Place of birth: Hong Kong Appearance: strong, big eyes, big nose Talents: experienced in acting; has acted in English and Chinese films, plays the role of strong Chinese men very well. When he started acting: 1976
How he started acting: In 1961, his parents sent him to a Chinese opera school. Awards: many awards Titles of films: Drunken Master (1978) 《醉拳》 Police Story (2004) Myth (2005) ROB-B-HOOD (2006) Rush Hour 3 (2007) The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) Looking for Jackie (2009) Shinjuku Incident (2009) Little Big Soldier (2010) The Spy Next Door (2010) Chinese Zodiac (2012) Police Story 2013 (2013)
Sample My favourite actor is Jackie Chan. He is the most famous Chinese action film star now. Jackie Chan was born on 7th April 1954. He was born in Hong Kong. In 1961, his parents sent him to a Chinese opera school. He is strong. He has big eyes and a big nose. He is experienced in acting. He has acted in English and Chinese films. And he plays the role of strong Chinese men very well.
He won many awards. He acted in Police Story in 2004 and in Drunken Master in 1978. Many fans around the world love him very much. We believe his acting skills will become even better in the future.
Useful expressions 1. He played the lead role really well. 2. Anyway, the story itself is interesting. 3. experienced in acting 4. play the role of strong Chinese women very well 5. take an actor’s training course
6. She is famous all over the world. 7. She has starred in many other successful films. 8. Gong Li is talented. 9. I believe her acting skills will become even better in the future.
1. Write an article about your favorite film star. 2. Review the whole unit. Homework
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