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Unit 1 Lettuce
Warming up Do you know of any famous people who are disabled? What do they do? 肌萎缩性侧索硬化症 霍金无边界条件的量子宇宙论
Ludwig Von Beethoven 路德维希·范·贝多芬（1770 -1827）
Warming up With a partner, discuss what their disability might be.
There is a website called “Family Village” on the internet. Let’s see what can we see in it.
Skimming 1. Match the main idea to each paragraph. Para 3: • The problems he has to deal with. Para 4: • How his life has become easier. Para 1: • An introduction to Marty and his muscle disease. Para 2: • How his disability developed. Para 5: • The advantages of his disease.
Scanning: Para 1: disease ______ that makes A muscle disease him very weak. difficulties _____and Clumsy can’t ____ run or ______ climb stairs as quickly as other people. motto To live one day ___ at _____ a ______. time What does “live one day at a time” mean? Live a rich and full life every day.
Para 2 -3: 1. Why did the doctors cut out a piece of muscle from Marty’s leg? A. Because they could cure the disease by cutting it out. B. Because they wanted to use it as a specimen(标 本). C. Because they would transplant(移 植 ) the new muscle. D. Because they wanted to find out the cause of the disease.
Para 2 -3: 2. What’s Marty’s dream? A. Being a famous football player and representing his country in the World Cup. B. Being a doctor. C. Being a college student. D. Being a basketball player.
Para 4 What are the Marty’s ambition, achievement and hobby? To work for a firm that develops 1. ambition computer software when he grows up. 2. 2. achievement invented a computer football game and a big company has decided to buy it from him 3. hobby Going to the movies and football matches and keeping pets.
Para 5 Marty’s advice : 1. Don’t feel sorry for them. 2. Don’t make fun of them. 3. Don’t ignore them. 4. Accept them for who they are. 5. Encourage them to live as rich and full a life as you do.
2. Choose the right answer. 1) What is the passage mainly about? A. How Marty lives a rich and full life even though he is disable. B. How Marty achieves a lot. C. How people ignore the disabled. D. How John’s disability helps him grow stronger.
2). Marty has ____ disease. A. a mental B. a muscle C. a brain D. a hand 3). When Marty says “I am one in a million”, he really means _____. A. he is unique B. he has a rare disease C. he has a muscle disease D. he lives a hard but happy life
4). Which of the following is true according to this passage? A. Marty is special because of his appearance. B. His fellow students often make him angry. C. Marty is optimistic and positive toward life. D. He spent 2 years on the invention of a computer football game.
5). He developed his muscle disease_____. A. when he was a little boy B. when he was ten years old C. when he was swimming D. when he was playing
6). Who is the story written for? A. Disabled readers. B. General readers. C. Ordinary readers. D. Healthy children.
Para 4~5 Words & expressions 1. make my annoyed 使我生气 2. all in all 总而言之 3. computer programming 电脑编程 4. computer software 电脑软件 5. sit around 闲坐着 6. as well as 除了……之外 7. parrot 鹦鹉 8. a tank full of fish and tortoise 一缸金鱼和乌龟 9. in many ways 在很多方面 10. psychologically 心理上 11. live a normal life 过正常的生活 12. feel sorry for sb. 对某人感到羞愧/抱歉 13. make fun of 取笑 14. encouragement 鼓励 15. live a rich and full life 过着丰富多彩而充实美满 的生活
1. When sleeping, I never hear a thing. When I sleep, I never hear a thing. 2. Though understanding no Greek, Charles was able to communicate with them. Though he understood no Greek, ---. 3. Seeing its mother, the baby stopped crying. When it saw its mother, the baby ---. 4. Having finished the job, we suggested having a picnic. Because we had finished the job, we ---.
1. The last bus having gone, we had to walk home. Because the last bus had gone, we had to --2. So many members being absent, the meeting had to be put off. Because so many members were absent, the meeting had to --3. There being nothing else to do, we left. Because there were nothing else to do, we left. 4. Her shirt caught on a nail, she could not move. Because her shirt was caught on a nail, she could ---
5. All things considered, I think I ought to award the job to Smith. Though all things have been considered, I think --6. Weather permitting, the football match will be put off. If weather permits, the football --7. The manager sat quietly in the office, his eyes closed. The manager sat ------------ and his eyes were closed.