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2 Module 3 Unit 3 Reading

3 ACT 1 SCENE 3 basic elements

4 act scene narrator character setting lines stage direction A play based on Mark Twains novel The Million Pound Bank Note is a two-act play with the city of London in the early 20th century as its ________. This is ___ 1, _____ 3 in which there are 4 _________. Their _____ are the most important part of the play, which help us understand their personalities, while ______________ tell the actor and actress their movements, the facial expressions they should have and so on. settingActScene characters lines stage directions

5 Henry Oliver & Roderick One million pound bank note penniless American businessman wandering in London make a bet object of the bet stake old, wealthy brothers He came to Britain _________? ( )a. earned passage by working as an unpaid hand ( )b. sailed out of the bay ( )c. carried out to sea by a strong wind ( )d. was spotted by a ship ( )e. just about gave up for lost ( )f. went to the embassy to seek help put the sentences into the right order (line 25-36) by accident

6 What did the brothers think of Henrys situation? Roderick: ……Its an advantage. Oliver: What luck! Brother, what luck! Henry: Well, it may seem lucky to you but not to me. On the contrary, in fact. If this is your idea of some kind of joke, I dont think its very funny. (Henry stands up to leave) Now if youll excuse me, I think Ill be on my way. After hearing their words, what did Henry feel? The function of stage directions show the speakers tone of voice behavior. It help us better understand the characters and how the story goes. line (happily) (claps his hands together)

7 Why did the brothers choose Henry for their bet? What kind of person do you think Henry is? How do you know that? The function of lines: Lines talk for themselves. They show the personalities or characteristics of the characters. Fox example: H: I found myself carried out to sea by a strong wind. It was all my fault.

8 What do you think will happen to Henry? Will the bank-note help him or get him into trouble? Give a possible development to the story. Prediction

9 Money can buy a house. but it cant buy a __________. but it cant buy a __________. Money can buy a clock. but it cant buy __________. but it cant buy __________. Money can buy a book. but it cant buy __________. Money can buy medicine. but it cant buy __________. money is everything. ____________________. ____________________. family family time knowledge health M oney is n n n not everything!

10 1. Listen to the tape and read the play again, imitating the intonation and pronunciation. 2. Try to retell the story in your own words. 3.Underline the useful phrases and the smart everyday talk in the play.

11 I earned my passage by working as an unpaid hand.(L35) Could you offer me some kind of work here? (L40) I dont want your charity, I just want an honest job.(L42) Henry is: Not at all, its my first trip here. (L21 ) Well, I cant say that I have any plans. (L25) As a matter of fact, I landed in Britain by accident. (L25) Well, to be honest, I have none. (L42) honest hard-working/independent: Well, it may seem lucky to you but not to me. If this is your idea of some kind of joke, I dont think its very funny. Now, if youll excuse me, I think Ill be on my way.(L44-46) direct/frank; proud/self-respecting The function of lines: Lines talk for themselves. Lines show the personality orcharacteristics of the characters.

12 It may seem luck to you but not to me. If this is your idea of some kind of joke, I dont think its very funny. Now, if youll excuse me, I think Ill be on my way.

13 It is my first trip here. Well, to be honest, I have none. (no money) Well, I cant say that I have any plans.

14 I earned my passage by working as an unpaid hand. Could you offer me some kind of work here? I dont want your charity, I just want an honest job.

15 Enjoy the film!

16 The first place Id like to go? restaurant

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18 Characters Henry Adams Henry Adams : Roderick and Oliver Roderick and Oliver : I found myself carried out to sea by a strong wind. It was all my fault. old, wealthy brothers make a bet

19 (1) Henry wandered in London streets. (2)About a month ago Henry Adams was sailing out of the bay. (3)The next morning he was spotted by a ship. (4)Towards nightfall he found himself carried out to sea by a strong wind. (5)On the ship he earned his passage by working as an unpaid hand put the following events in correct order.

20 What do you think of Henry?

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23 They see that Henry is honest because he ask for a job but not charity. So, thats why the two brothers chose Henry for their bet. Can you tell exactly what the reasons are? Conclusion It was his first visit to London, so nobody knew him. He had no money, so he would have to rely on the bank note.

24 Discuss the questions in groups: 1.Why do you think that the brothers chose Henry for their bet? it was his first visit to London so nobody knew him. He had no money so he would have to rely on the bank note. They thought he looked honest because he asked for a job and not charity.

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26 M oney Is ? Money can buy a house, but not a home. Money can buy a bed, but not sleep. Money can buy a clock, but not time. Money can buy a book, but not knowledge. Money can buy you a position, but not respect. Money can buy you medicine, but not health. Money can buy a friend, but not love. Money can buy you blood, but not life. M oney Is n n n not everything!

27 What is the difference between the two columns of words? Money can buy a house, but not a home. Money can buy a bed, but not sleep. Money can buy a clock, but not time. Money can buy a book, but not knowledge. Money can buy you a position, but not respect. Money can buy you medicine, but not health. Money can buy a friend, but not love. Money can buy you blood, but not life. Treasure what you have now and enjoy your life!

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29 What is the style of this text? A.narration B.an exposition C. An argumentation D. a play( )

30 You have written a perfect composition except that there are some spelling mistakes. ( composition except )


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