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Book2 Unit 1 A fact or an opinion_图文

Part 1 Read the passage and find out:
1) What is a fact? A fact is anything that can be proved. 2) What is an opinion?
An opinion is what someone believes is true but has not been proved.

3) What is an evidence?
An evidence is true information which must be facts rather than opinions.

Part 2 Exercise 2: a fact or an opinion?

Name

Jan Hasek

Job

A miner

Czech Time Place April, 1945 Republic Something exploded at What he heard midnight. 1. Some German soldiers put wooden boxes in the mine. What he saw 2. The entrance to the mine was closed. What he The Amber Room and some believes gold were buried in the mine.

Part 2 Exercise 2: a fact or an opinion? Jan Hasek :
The Amber Room and some gold were buried in the mine.

Part 3 Language Points 1. A fact is anything that can be proved.
1) He has proved his courage in the battle. 2) Just give me a chance and I'll prove it to you. 3) The medicine proved satisfactory. 4) She proved (to be) a very strict teacher. 5) It is proved that eating vegetables in childhood helps to protect you against illness in later life. 6) She may prove (to be) the most suitable person for the job.

1. ________ To prove (prove) his point, Professor Brown mentioned several other experiments which had similar results.

2. Perhaps this book __________ will prove (prove) of some use to you in your later studies.
3. It _______ proved to be much more difficult than she had supposed.

Part 3 Language Points
2. Some people may not agree with this opinion but they also cannot prove they are right. agree with sb/ sb’s words/ what sb. said agree with opinion/ view/ idea/ decision 1) I agree with all of what you said. 2) The verb must agree with the subject in person and number. 3) The climate here does not agree with me. 4) They agreed on the date for the meeting. 5) He has agree to our suggestion about the holiday.

1. I agree _________ with what he said. After a further discussion, both sides _________ agreed on the date for the wedding. agree with to 2. They didn’t ___________ eachagreed other on that point. At last the teacher __________ agreed on agree with give him another chance. to this point. 3. You and I agreed _________

the entrance to …… 的入口 the answer to …… 的答案 the key to …… 的钥匙 / …… 的关键 / …… 的答案 the right to sth. 拥有某物的权利 the notes to the text 课文的注释 a reply to a letter 回信 a secretary to a president 总统的秘书

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Feng Jicai (冯骥才) / Big Feng
He is a famous writer. He has written many novels and essays about the experience as a young man during the Cultural Revolution, such as ten years of madness《一百个人的十 年》 , pearl birds《珍珠鸟》 and so on.

Read the passage quickly and decide which summary describes it best. Then explain why the others are wrong. A. It tells us about Big Feng and his interests. B. It tells us that Big Feng put his career on hold to save the old buildings of his hometown. C. It tells us that Big Feng has saved all the old buildings in Tianjin.

Read the text again carefully and discuss the following questions in groups. 1. What does Big Feng think about cultural relics? He thinks that saving cultural relics is more important than writing his novels.

2. What does he do to protect the cultural relics of his hometown? He asks the local government to protect things of cultural interest. He works very hard to save all the old buildings of his hometown, Tianjin.

3. What are his two successful projects? His two successful projects are: 1) protecting the oldest street in Tianjin; 2) persuading the city government to buy some land in the centre of the city so it could not be sold for business. 4. Why does he think it is more important to do this than to write novels?
He thinks that people will forget their great past if they do not preserve it.

5. It is very time-consuming and expensive for Feng Jicai to take care of cultural relics. Try to think of two other ways to help him with his projects. put up posters announcing his latest campaign. make speeches to support Feng Jicai.
go with him when he goes to meet with the local government.

Big Feng is very tall and likes _______ playing

basketball as a young man. He is famous
for having written many novels about life

in China. Several years ago, he
put down his pen for a while and began _________

to protect the _____________. cultural relics

He believes that old things must be given
next to new things, or people will a place ______ soon forget their great past. So one of his biggest projects is to _______ protect the oldest street in Tianjin. Another one is to _________ persuade the city government to buy some land in the centre of the city.

To Feng, _______ digging down into the earth is like reading page after page of a book. not only He always believes the past is ________ for us to enjoy _______ but also for the children.