Presentation on theme: "By Miss Chen Do you love your mummy? Lead-in Ok, boys, please give me some adjectives to describe your dearest mummy."— Presentation transcript:
By Miss Chen
Do you love your mummy? Lead-in
Ok, boys, please give me some adjectives to describe your dearest mummy.
Do you know that “mummy” has another meaning which is quite different?
Now it’s our girls’ turn. What adjectives occurred to you as you saw the pictures just now?
A word believed to have magical （有魔法的） powers that can harm people.
curse Can you guess what the mummies would do if they were disturbed?
What is Egypt famous for? pyramids
What are in the pyramids?
Mummies have provided good materials for thrilling （惊心 动魄的；惊险 的）） action movies( 动作 片 ). Let’s see what’s really frightening together!
The Mummy Returns II 木乃伊归来 2
Collect your bones Gather your limbs Shake your earth from your flesh Your master is here Destroy them Now let’s enjoy something real right here right now! Lines for reference are as follows:
The Mummy Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 龙帝之墓 The Mummy Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Emperor: You have served me well. I will grant you anything you desire. Ziyuan:I want to spend my life with General （将军） Ming Emperor: Of course (She chanted （吟诵） the sanskrit( 梵语 ) in an ancient language that the emperor did not understand.) Emperor: I feel your spell working. I am now immortal （永生的）. Come, I want to show you something. Be my queen （皇后） and I will let him live.
General Ming: Do what he says! Save yourself. Ziyuan: You will never keep your word. Emperor: You are right. Now, join General Ming in hell. What did you do to me? Ziyuan: I cursed you and your army. The curse will never be lifted or the emperor will rise again and slave all of the mankind. When that day comes, there will be nothing and nobody to save us.
C an you predict what the passage is about?
Prediction 1.The title might be too general( 笼统 ) 2.The first paragraph may help get your prediction more specific.( 具体 ) Look for key words in the first paragraph.
Can you guess what is likely to be talked about in our text? A. the Pyramids of Egypt B. the makings of the mummies C. the explorers who entered the tomb D. the disasters that happened to those explorers
Listen to the tape and answer the questions. 1. Who is Howard Carter? He is one of the most famous explorers the world has ever known.
2. What amazing discovery did Howard Carter make? 3. What happened to some of Carter’s team members after the tomb was opened? He found the tomb of King Tutankhamum. They fell ill and died.
We can divide the text into four parts:
The summary of each part Part1 Part 2 Part3 Part4 (Para1-2) (Para4-5) (Para6-8) An _______to Howard Carter The ________ of King Tutankhamun’s tomb Some people’s _____ after the tomb was opened. Different___________, but no __________. （ Para3 ） introduction deaths explanations conclusion discovery
an explorer appearance love story education interest discoveries marriage
most1 _________ discovery In 2 ______ received money from 3 ______________ the tomb of 5______________ at a place near the city of 4______ contain the 6_______ of the king contain more 7_______ than we had ever seen Lord Carnarvon mummy treasure amazing Luxor 1922 King Tutankhamun
Read Para 4-5 and complete the diagram together
disasters Carter’s lucky pet bird Lord Carnarvon George Gould, Carnarvon’s friend Richard Bethell, Carter’s secretary Arthur Mace, another member of the team Howard Carter caught a high fever and died twelve hours later fell ill with a fever and died in Egypt swallowed by a snake He lived on until the age of 65. died shortly died of heart trouble
Read Para 6-8 and find out people’s explanations and the writer’s opinion.
1.Some people say : 2. Others believe that: 3. However, still others believe : The writer’s opinion : 4. The writer’s opinion : coincidence curse viruses has __?___been fully explained Different explanations explanations never
Within seven years, 21 people who had something to do with the opening of the tomb died. What do you think of it? Within seven years, 21 people who had something to do with the opening of the tomb died. What do you think of it?
There is possibility that …, 1. There is possibility that …, because… because… 2. The deaths can be explained like this I think their deaths are due to…, because... because In my opinion, all this happened because … because … Beginning with:
Homework Try to retell the story. Finish D & E from Page 44 to Page 45.