7 1.Elias met Nelson Mandela at school. 2.Nelson Mandela was a black lawyer. 3.Elias was unable to read or write because he was lazy. 4.Nelson Mandela helped him keep his job. 5.Elias was happy blowing up government buildings. 6.Nelson Mandela believed that black people were being treated as well as white people in South Africa. 7.Nelson Mandela thought violence was a good way to help black people. 8.The government were happy with Nelson Mandela and the ANC. F T F T F F F F TRUE or FALSE
8 1.According to the text, what was the situation for black people in South Africa? 2. How did the ANC Youth League fight against the government? 3. Why did Elias help Mandela blow up some government buildings? Comprehension:
9 league as a matter of fact be out of work group of people organized for a special purpose lose one’s job in fact be taken to prison some time money paid for going to school tell somebody what to do go on a yellow metal for making a ring agree to take Look at the reading passage again to find useful words and expressions that mean the same. be put in prison period fees advise continue gold accept
10 1.The last thirty years have seen the greatest number of laws stopping our rights and progress,…(Para. 3) What does “see” mean in this sentence? A. look at B. meet C. experience or witness D. understand Further comprehension: This old house has seen better days.
11 2. Use your imagination to guess what will happen to Elias and Mandela.
12 Retell the story 1.Elias was a… He was born in 1940. 2.The year when he began school was…, but he had to leave school because… 3.In 1952, Nelson Mandela opened… 4.The time when he first met Mandela was a …period of his life. 5.After he met Mandela, his life changed. For example, …joined… 6.The situation for black people in South Africa was that… 7.At the beginning, the way that the ANC fought the government was…., however, they decided to… 8.He didn’t like…, but he supported…because…
13 Discussion What qualities make a great man? Do remember to give examples.
14 1.Look at the reading passage again, find all the sentences with attributive clauses and underline them. 2.Surf the Internet to know more about Nelson Mandela. Homework http://www.englishchina.com/celeb/index.htm http://www.anc.org.za/people/mandela.html http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/