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Lesson Two Maheegun My Brother Eric Acland

Lesson Two Maheegun My Brother Eric Acland

Lesson Two Part One: Warm-up Part Two: Background Information Part Three: Text Appreciation (Key

Lesson Two Part One: Warm-up Part Two: Background Information Part Three: Text Appreciation (Key Points) Part Four: Language Study (Difficult Points) Part Five: Resource Extension W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part One Warm-up I. Easter Day II. Question W

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part One Warm-up I. Easter Day II. Question W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 1. Origin of Easter Day 2.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 1. Origin of Easter Day 2. Some Symbols of Easter Day W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 1. Origin of Easter Day Easter

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 1. Origin of Easter Day Easter is a religious festival celebrating the resurrection of Christ observed on the first Sunday after the Spring Equinox. W B T L E

Lesson 2 –Maheegun. My My. Brother friend I. Easter Day 2. Some Symbols of

Lesson 2 –Maheegun. My My. Brother friend I. Easter Day 2. Some Symbols of Easter Day 1) Easter Bunny 2) Easter Egg 3) Easter Egg Games 4) Easter & Lily W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 1) Easter Bunny • The Easter

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 1) Easter Bunny • The Easter bunnies have become the most favorite Easter symbol. It's universal in its appeal. And, most important of all, it relates to Easter historically. • Also the hare and eggs have something to do with the Anglo-Saxon spring goddess Eostre. Possibly, this is because both of them were regarded to be emblems of fertility. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day • As with today, children hunt

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day • As with today, children hunt colored eggs and place them in Easter baskets along with the modern version of real Easter eggs—those made of plastic or chocolate candy. • The Armenians would decorate hollow eggs with pictures of Christ, the Virgin Mary, and other religious designs. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 2) Easter Egg • As with

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 2) Easter Egg • As with the Easter bunny and the holiday itself, the Easter egg predates (先 于 ) the Christian holiday of Easter. The exchange of eggs in the springtime is a custom that was centuries old when Easter was first celebrated by Christians. • From the earliest times, the egg was a symbol of rebirth in most cultures. Eggs were often wrapped in gold leaf or, if you were a peasant, colored brightly by boiling them with the leaves or petals of certain flowers. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day Easter egg hunts can be part

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day Easter egg hunts can be part of a community's celebration of the holiday. The eggs are hidden in public places and the children of the community are invited to find the eggs. The rules of an Easter egg roll are to see who can roll an egg the greatest distance or can make the roll without breaking it, usually down a grassy hillside or slope. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 4) Easter & Lily • The

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 4) Easter & Lily • The lovely white trumpet lily, main flower of the Easter floral arrangements, has been enjoying a great favor in being included as a principal item for church decoration for quite some time. It is a perfect gift of nature to beautify our Easter. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 3) Easter Egg Games On Easter

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day 3) Easter Egg Games On Easter morning the children of the house join in a search to locate the eggs that the Easter bunny has hidden while they were asleep. The searching might continue throughout the house with the older children helping the youngest. Sometimes prizes of candy are awaiting the child finding the most eggs. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day • But its acceptance in America,

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Easter Day • But its acceptance in America, as such, dates back around the 1800 s. It came in with the rise in the Easter observances by the Protestants in America. And, strange, it took some more time to find a widespread acceptance. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Question 1. How do human being and animals

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Question 1. How do human being and animals live in harmony with each other? 2. 3. ● environment 4. ● affection 5. ● respect 6. . W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part Two Background Information I. Wolf and Man II.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part Two Background Information I. Wolf and Man II. Wolf Phrases W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Many ancient cultures held the wolf

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Many ancient cultures held the wolf in high regard. In Egypt, the wolf was worshipped at Lycopolis—“the City of the Wolves”. In Greece, the god Apollo was a wolf-god. A bronze wolf guarded his altar in the temple of Delphi. Mars/Ares had a wolf for his emblem and was sometimes known to change into a wolf by donning a wolf-skin. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man The Norse god Odin was

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man The Norse god Odin was also a wolf-god. He also resided over eagles and bears. Also in Norse myth, the great wolf, Fenrir, was a giant who took upon the permanent shape of a wolf soon after birth. Many Christian saints were associated with wolves. The Slavs called St. Peter “the wolves shepherd”. In the traditions of Eastern Europe, St. George was accompanied by wolves wherever he went. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man St. Francis of Assisi made

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man St. Francis of Assisi made a pact with the fearsome wolf of Gubbio, and the townspeople observed this agreement by feeding the wolf for the rest of his life. In Roman mythology, the god Mars considered the wolf a sacred animal, and the founders of Rome were raised by a wolf. Eastern Europeans often viewed wolves as protectors of the harvest. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man The wolf is now extinct

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man The wolf is now extinct in Ireland, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Hungary. It is endangered in Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Only in Alaska, Canada and Russia, has the wolf found its last stronghold. Thus the tale of the wolf is indeed tinged with blood—but it is less the blood of Man than of the wolf itself. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man Native Americans also held the

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Wolf and Man Native Americans also held the wolf in high regard and believed that wolves carry some characteristics that humans should also find important, such as strong family structure and teaching the young. Things changed however, and the wolf became a devourer of livestock and supposedly also a devourer of people, especially children. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Wolf Phrases Guess the Chinese translation of following

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Wolf Phrases Guess the Chinese translation of following wolf phrases: cry wolf 喊叫“狼来了”,发假警报 a lone wolf 独居单干的人 wolf in sheep's clothing 披着羊皮的狼 have/hold a wolf by the 骑虎难下,进退两难 ears have a wolf in the stomach W B T L E 饿到极点

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Wolf Phrases Guess the Chinese translation of following

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Wolf Phrases Guess the Chinese translation of following wolf phrases: keep the wolf from the 免于饥饿,勉强度日 door see a wolf 说不出话来,目瞪口呆 ugly enough to tree a 丑陋已极,不中用到极点 wolf wake a sleeping wolf 自找麻烦 set the wolf to keep the 引狼入室 sheep W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part Three Text Appreciation I. Text Analysis II. 1.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part Three Text Appreciation I. Text Analysis II. 1. Theme of the Story III. 2. Structure of the Text IV. 3. Further Discussion V. II. Writing Devices VI. 1. Language Style VII. 2. Simile, Metaphor & Personification VIII. Sentence Paraphrase W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Theme of the Story The story

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Theme of the Story The story depicts the ideal relationship between humans and wild animals—they are fellow creatures on earth, and therefore should treat each other like brothers. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Structure of the Text Part 1

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Structure of the Text Part 1 (Paras. 1— 3 ) : The introduction. Part 2 (Paras. 4— 17 ) : The happy days the boy and Maheegun had together in the short period of less than a year, and how Maheegun returned to the wild where he belonged. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Structure of the Text Part 3

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Structure of the Text Part 3 (Paras. 18— 40 ) : The reunion of the two when the boy’s life was endangered by two hungry wolves. Part 4 (Paras. 41— 44) : The brothers returned to the place where they each belonged—the boy to his warm home, the wolf to his kind in the wild. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Further Discussion 1. How do you

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Further Discussion 1. How do you think Maheegun came to be abandoned? 2. Why did the boy say that the year he was 14, he was the happiest boy on earth? What did they do together? 3. What happened one day that convinced the boy’s grandpa that the time had come to say goodbye to Maheegun? 4. How did Maheegun return to his kind? W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Further Discussion Describe the snow storm

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Text Analysis Further Discussion Describe the snow storm that got the boy lost in the forest, using the following key words and expressions: snowshoes/to dim/flakes of snow/to drift/to thicken/to stumble into/to move in a circle/to be filled (covered/smother) with snow/to make a blanket of/white stillness/fierce whiteness/to storm for days/biting cold (bitterly cold/freezing) W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Writing Devices Simile, Metaphor & Personification We hunted

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Writing Devices Simile, Metaphor & Personification We hunted the grasshoppers that leaped about like little rockets. For the next two years I was as busy as a squirrel storing nuts for the winter. Gone was the puppy-wool coat. In its place was a handsome black mantle. The whole world thrilled to that wild cry. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Writing Devices Language Style Inversion Gone was the

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Writing Devices Language Style Inversion Gone was the puppy-wool coat. In its place was a handsome black mantle. (Para. 6) In sailed Mrs. Yesno, wild anger, who demanded. . . (Para. 8) On the top was the clear outline of a great wolf sitting still. (Para. 11) There, about 50 feet away, crouched my two attackers… (Para. 33) There stood a giant black wolf. (Para. 33) W B T L E Inversion can make the description more vivid.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 1 Not that we didn’t have

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 1 Not that we didn’t have our troubles. (Para. 5) although it is not true that… e. g. She loved music but seldom went to concerts—not that she couldn’t afford to. When I say the year I got Maheegun was the happiest year of my life, I don’t mean that Maheegun never caused troubles. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 2 Maheegun would poke his head

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 2 Maheegun would poke his head around the corner, waiting for things to quiet down. (Para. 5) would + v. : a past habit (At such times) he would move and stay somewhere out of Grandma’s sight, and wait until her anger died down. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 3 And in the fall, after

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 3 And in the fall, after the first snow our games took us to the nearest meadows in search of field mice. (Para. 6) to make sb. /sth. go from one level, or situation to another, e. g. His job as a UN official took him to over sixty countries. When it was getting cold, and there were no more grasshoppers, we had to go the nearest meadow to hunt field mice. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 5 On top was the clear

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 5 On top was the clear outline of a great wolf sitting still, ears pointed, alert, listening. (Para. 11) Absolute construction that describes the state the wolf was in sitting on the rock. The clear figure of a big wolf was sitting without moving on the top of the rock. His ears were raised and he seemed to be listening to something. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 6 The whole white world thrilled

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 6 The whole white world thrilled to that wild cry. (Para. 14) to feel excited at sth. Everything in the snow-covered wildness seemed to be aroused/stirred by the passionate cry of Maheegun. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 7 “He will take her for

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 7 “He will take her for life, hunt for her, protect her. This is the way the Creator planned life. No man change it. ” (Para. 16) God all ones’ life Cultural Note: According to the first part of the Bible, God created the world and everything in it in six days, and on the seventh day God rested. When God made human beings, he made a man called Adam out of the earth, and then made a woman called Eve out of Adam’s ribs (one of the curved bones that surround your chest). God assigned different roles to Adam and Eve—the first man and woman, Adam’s role being to take care of Eve, provide for her and protect her, and also to guide her. God created living creatures in the same way. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 4 It all served to fog

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 4 It all served to fog my mind with pleasure so that I forgot my Grandpa’s repeated warnings, and one night left Maheegun Figurative, to unchained. (Para. 8) confuse or hide to have a particular effect or result, e. g. The blanket could serve to keep the rain out for a while. Objective complement W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 8 There was only one thing

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 8 There was only one thing to do. Camp for the night and hope that by morning the storm would have blown itself out. (Para. 25) Subjunctive mood is used here because the storm didn’t stop the next day. I knew that it was dangerous to move on in the blinding snow, and that the only thing to do was to stay where I was and get some sleep during the night and hope that I would find the snowstorm had stopped the next morning. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 9 The light of another day

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 9 The light of another day still saw no end to the storm. I began to get confused. I couldn’t recall whether it had been storming for three or four days. (Para. 26) to be the time when/the place where an event happens; to witness When the first gray light of another day came, the storm was going on. I found myself unable to think clearly. I couldn’t tell whether the snowstorm had continued into its third or fourth day. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 10 The cold and loss of

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 10 The cold and loss of blood were taking their toll. (Para. 36) to have a bad effect on sb. /sth. over a long period of time As I had lost a lot of blood, and it was extremely cold, I was sick and weak. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 11 It was quite some time

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Sentence Paraphrase 11 It was quite some time before my eyes came into focus enough to see my grandfather sitting by my bed. (Para. 41) It took quite some time for my eyes to adjust themselves to be able to see clearly my grandfather sitting by my bed. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother P art Four Language Study I. Word Study II.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother P art Four Language Study I. Word Study II. Phrases and Expressions III. Word Building IV. Grammar W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Word list: W 1. alert 8.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Word list: W 1. alert 8. thrill 2. chase 9. toll 3. crouch 10. whimper 4. detain 11. start 5. pace 12. sail 6. poke 13. serve 7. smother 14. see B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 1. alert v. to notify of

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 1. alert v. to notify of approaching danger or action; to warn a. vigilantly attentive; watchful n. a signal that warns of attack or danger W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Examples: The doctor alerted me to

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Examples: The doctor alerted me to the dangers of smoking. The radio alerted the citizens to prepare for the hurricane. an alert bank guard One should not run about aimlessly during an alert. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 2. chase v. a. to put

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 2. chase v. a. to put to flight; to drive away b. to follow rapidly in order to catch or overtake; to pursue c. to seek the favor or company of persistently Examples: to chase the dogs away to chase thief to chase girls W B T L E Word formation n. chase

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 3. crouch v. to stoop, especially

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 3. crouch v. to stoop, especially with the knees bent Word formation n. crouch Examples: They crouched over the grate with a flashlight, searching for the lost gem. She crouched by the fire to get warm. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 4. detain v. a. to keep

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 4. detain v. a. to keep from proceeding; to delay or retard b. to keep in custody or temporary confinement I was detained by an unexpected caller that morning. The disruptive students were detained after school until their parents had been notified. B T L n. detainer n. detainee n. detainment Examples: W Word formation E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Examples: The fence is only ten

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Examples: The fence is only ten paces from the house. The work progressed at a slow pace. He paced the room. to pace out a distance of 100 yards W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 5. pace n. a. a step

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 5. pace n. a. a step made in walking; a stride b. the rate of speed at which a person, an animal, or a group walks or runs V. a. to walk or stride back and forth across b. to measure by counting the number of steps needed to cover a distance W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 6. poke v. to push; to

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 6. poke v. to push; to thrust Phrase poke fun at… 取笑 Example: A seal poked its head out of the water. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 7. smother v. a. to suffocate

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 7. smother v. a. to suffocate (another) b. to conceal, suppress, or hide c. to lavish a surfeit of a given emotion on (someone) Examples: The killer smothered the victim with a pillow. We tried to smother our laughter. Grandparents tend to smother grandchildren with affection. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 8. thrill v. to cause to

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 8. thrill v. to cause to feel a sudden intense sensation; to excite greatly n. a quivering or trembling caused by sudden excitement or emotion Examples: Stories of adventure thrilled him. It gave me a thrill to know I had passed the examination. W B T L E Word formation a. thrilling

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 9. toll v. a. to charge

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 9. toll v. a. to charge a fee for using (a structure, such as a bridge) b. to sound (a large bell) slowly at regular intervals n. a. the act of tolling b. a fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road c. a charge for a service, such as a long distance telephone call W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Examples: They were tolled more than

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study Examples: They were tolled more than necessary. The church bell tolled the hour. The cold and loss of blood were taking their toll. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 10. whimper v. to cry or

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 10. whimper v. to cry or sob with soft intermittent sounds; to whine Example: The little dog whimpered when I tried to bath it. W howl 狼、狗、狐狸的嚎叫,常指夜间嗥叫 rumble 隆隆的响声 snarl 露齿而吠,嗥叫 whimper 动物的悲嗥声,唔咽 B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 11. start v. to move suddenly

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 11. start v. to move suddenly or involuntarily n. a startled reaction or movement Examples: The child started at the loud noise. to start at the mere rustle of leaves in the wind He sat up with a start. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 12. sail v. a. (of a

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 12. sail v. a. (of a woman) to walk elegantly and gracefully b. to move swiftly, smoothly, or effortlessly Examples: The duchess sailed into the room. He sailed through the examination. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 13. serve v. a. to prepare

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 13. serve v. a. to prepare and offer (food) b. to spend or complete (time) c. to fight or undergo military service for d. to be of service or use; to function Examples: to serve tea He has served four terms in Congress. The woman served her country for five years in the navy. Now the examination score serves as the only criterion for a student’s academic performance. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 14. see v. to be the

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Word Study 14. see v. to be the time when/the place where an event happens; to witness Examples: The light of another day still saw no end to the storm. The 20 th century saw many changes. The house saw many important meetings in the country’s history. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions List: 1. with a start

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions List: 1. with a start 2. for the best 3. only to… 4. blow itself out 5. work one’s way 6. take one’s toll on 7. come into focus W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 1. with a start to

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 1. with a start to move one’s body quickly and suddenly because one is surprised, afraid, etc. Example: But something caused me to wake up with a start. W B T L E 一惊地

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 2. for the best for

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 2. for the best for the long run though sth. appears bad or unpleasant Examples: His parents didn’t want him to work in London, but they knew it was perhaps for the best. They had to sell their car, but since they are both without a job, it’s probably for the best. W B T L E 长远看是有 好处的

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 3. only to… used to

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 3. only to… used to mention sth. that happens immediately afterwards, esp. sth. that causes surprise, disappointment, etc. Examples: He went to see her only to find the door was locked. He returned after the war, only to be told that his wife had left him. I tried to travel west but only to hit the creek again. W B T L E 结果只是

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions cf. only too: very …

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions cf. only too: very … but I knew only too well there should have been no creek there. I shall be only too pleased to do my best in that line of work. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 4. blow itself out (of

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 4. blow itself out (of a storm) to lose force or cease entirely Example: The weather forecast says that the storm will soon blow itself out and move out to sea. W B T L E 消退

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions squeeze one’s way 挤(出去), 冲(出去)

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions squeeze one’s way 挤(出去), 冲(出去) plough one’s way 艰难费力地前进, 开拓前进 work one’s way 挤出一条路; 排除困难, 艰 辛前进 worm one’s way (through) 慢慢前进 W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 艰难行走 5. work one’s way

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 艰难行走 5. work one’s way to move with great difficulty edge one’s way 挤过去 elbow one’s way 挤着向前走 feel one’s way 摸索着向前走 fight one’s way 奋斗着前进, 打开一条出路 find one’s way 设法到达 shoulder one’s way 挤(出去), 冲(出去) W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 6. take one’s toll on…

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 6. take one’s toll on… to have a bad effect on sb. /sth. Examples: Years of hard work and anxiety have taken their toll on his health. The destruction of the World Trade Center in New York is taking its toll on US airlines. W B T L E 夺去, 使遭 受打击

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 轮廓清晰 7. come into focus

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Phrases and Expressions 轮廓清晰 7. come into focus If your eyes, a camera, a telescope or other instruments come or comes into focus, the edges of what you see are clear and sharp. Example: Before you shoot a photograph, you should adjust the camera so that it comes into focus. W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building 1. Compound adjectives 2. Words used

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building 1. Compound adjectives 2. Words used both as verbs and nouns W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building 1. Compound adjectives: n. + -ed

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building 1. Compound adjectives: n. + -ed moon-flooded cabin 撒满月色的小屋 snow-filled creek bed 被白雪覆盖的河床 blood-soaked bandage 浸透血的绷带 thunder-struck crowd 惊愕的群众 W sun-tanned arms 被太阳晒黑的胳膊 wind-driven generator 风力发电机 cloud-capped tower 高耸入云的塔 B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building 2. Words used both as verbs

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building 2. Words used both as verbs and nouns Night fell quickly. a bar serving whiskey that had been watered You should not have risked the confrontation with the government. The storm hit without warning. W B T L E Observe how these words are used both as verbs and nouns.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building The surgeon bandaged up his injured

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother III. Word Building The surgeon bandaged up his injured head. Waste of food is wicked. All his efforts were wasted. I wanted to raise a question to the chairman but in a moment I lost my nerve. The boss gave him a raise. “The town’s big shots were… wolfing down the buffet. ” W B T L E Observe how these words are used both as verbs and nouns.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar Infinitive Grammatical function: subject object attributive modifier

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar Infinitive Grammatical function: subject object attributive modifier adverbial of purpose adverbial of result W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar I tried to tell myself it was

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar I tried to tell myself it was all for the best, but it was hard to lose my brother. Infinitive as subject W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar My grandfather finally agreed to let me

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar My grandfather finally agreed to let me keep him. Infinitive as object W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar Ah, that was the true joy of

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar Ah, that was the true joy of life, the ability to love! Infinitive as attributive modifier W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar They lifted a rock only to drop

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar They lifted a rock only to drop it on their own feet. Infinitive as adverbial of result W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar He put the covers over his head

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother IV. Grammar He put the covers over his head to silence his quick breathing. Infinitive as adverbial of purpose W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part Five Resource Extension I. Quiz 1 II. Quiz

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother Part Five Resource Extension I. Quiz 1 II. Quiz 2 W B T L E

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 1. Many people complain of the

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 1. Many people complain of the rapid ____ of modern life. A. rate B. speed C. growth D. pace 2. It is a common theme in many fictional stories that the world may one day be taken ____ by insects. A. to B. apart C. in D. over W B T L E D D

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 3. A sparrow is very ____

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 3. A sparrow is very ____ in its movement. A. alert B. restless C. numb D. mischievous 4. I was ____ by a flat tire on my way home. A. contained B. detained C. maintained D. attained W B T L E A B

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 5. ____, he does get irritated

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 5. ____, he does get irritated with her sometimes. A. As he likes her much B. Much despite he likes her C. Though much he like her D. Much as he likes her 6. The professor can hardly find sufficient grounds ____ his argument in favor of the new theory. A. which to base on B. to base on which C. on which to base D. which to be based on W B T L E D C

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 7. ___at conveying her underlying message

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 7. ___at conveying her underlying message through topical plots and contemporary characters that by 1940 her book had sold some three million copies. A. So successful, Grace Lee B. So successful was Grace Lee C. Grace Lee, so successful D. Because Grace Lee was so successful 8. ___ people in Scotland Wales to be called English. A. It offends B. There offends C. They offends D. Offends W B T L E B A

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 9. A hundred and thirty dollars

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 9. A hundred and thirty dollars ___ for that fur coat. A. is a reasonable price B. are a reasonable price C. are not a reasonable price D. is a too reasonable price 10. Essentially, a theory is an abstract, symbolic representation of ____ reality. A. what it is conceived B. that is conceived C. what is conceived to be D. that is being conceived of W B T L E A C

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 11. The director of this organization

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 11. The director of this organization must know ____. A. money management, selling, and able to satisfy the stockholders B. how to mange money, selling his product, and be able to satisfy stockholders C. how to manage money, sell his product, and satisfy the stockholders D. money management, selling, the idea of being able to satisfy the stockholders W B T L E C

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 12. To relieve the pain, ______.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 12. To relieve the pain, ______. A. the medicine prescribed by the doctor was taken by the man B. the doctor gave the man the medicine he prescribed C. the man took the medicine prescribed by the doctor for him to take D. the man took the medicine that was prescribed by the doctor W B T L E D

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 13. The U. S. Congress is

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 13. The U. S. Congress is the ____ of the British Parliament. A. copy B. contrary C. counterpart D. simulation 14. China is now experiencing the ____ age of its reform. A. crucial B. credulous C. crude W B T L D. credible E C A

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 15. He didn’t have the time

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 15. He didn’t have the time today to go into it ____ , but he gave us an idea about the plan. A. at the full B. at length C. at last D. at least 16. The worker was given a bonus for regular ____ this year. A. attendant B. attendance C. abundance D. alliance W B T L E B B

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 17. It is well known that

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 17. It is well known that knowledge is the ____ condition for expansion of mind. A. incompatible B. incredible C. indefinite D. indispensable 18. Topics for composition should be ____ to the experience and interests of the students. W A. concerned B. dependent C. connecting D. relevant B T L E D D

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 19. Another question asked was, was

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother I. Quiz 1 19. Another question asked was, was it all ____ the trouble and money that went into it if at the end of the day the patient died? A. worthy B. worth C. worth of D. worthwhile 20. The main road through Littlebury was blocked for three hours today after an accident ____ two lorries. A. involving B. including C. combining D. containing W B T L E B A

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Quiz 2 mischief 1. One _______ comes on

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Quiz 2 mischief 1. One _______ comes on the neck of another. (mischievous) numb with fear to cry 2. The child was too _____ out. (numb) smothered 3. The grandparents _____ the child with affection. (smother) W B T L E Fill in the blanks with the proper form of the given words.

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Quiz 2 smotherthe flames with a 4. They

Lesson 2 Maheegun My Brother II. Quiz 2 smotherthe flames with a 4. They tried to _______ damp blanket. (smother) thrilling 5. _______ news (thrill) chained 6. He is _______ to the work and can’t come to attend the celebration. (chain) paced 7. The lion _____ the floor of its cage. (pace) W B T L E Fill in the blanks with the proper form of the given words.