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Unit 13 Abraham Lincoln Revision : Translate the following sentences 1. 奴隶们被迫拼命地在农场上干活。 Slaves were made to work very hard on the farms. 2. 政治领袖们强烈反对奴隶制。 Political leaders were strongly against slavery. 3. 最后他们转败为胜。 In the end they turned failure into success. 4. 当我到达影院时，电影已上演半小时了。 When I got to the cinema, the film had been on for half an hour. 5. 它反映了北美存在黑奴的时期的情况。 It was about a time when there were black slaves in North America.
UNIT THIRTEEN Abraham Lincoln
16 th American President (1809 -1865)
Find the main idea of each paragraph: (Para. 1) Lincoln’s childhood (Para. 2) Lincoln’s youth and his interest in politics (Para. 3) Lincoln’s political life as president of the USA (Para. 4) Lincoln’s death (Para. 5) People’s opinion of Lincoln
Lincoln’s Childhood Para. 1. Kentucky, USA, February 12 th, 1809 used to work hard/help 1818, mother died be kind to/do all she could to. . . spent… at school
Para 2. Lincoln’s Youth work in a store/post office study law/become a lawyer become interested in politics be against slavery work hard to. . .
Lincoln’s political life Para 3. became president , in 1860 work harder for the freedom of… The southern states wanted to set up… Lincoln said it was not right for… Soon the Civil War broke out; lasted… In the end …won…; joined up…and…set free
Lincoln’s political life Para 4 -5. In 1864, was elected president for… His enemies hated him, because … On April 14, be shot at a…; died early… The whole country was …at… The people had considered him to be… Today Abraham Lincoln is considered as…
Lincoln’s childhood born in Kentucky --- Feb. 12 th, 1809 his mother --- died --- 1818 his step-mother-kind-did-all so … poor --- could not get many books
Lincoln’s Youth As --- worked --- a store --- later studied law --- became against --- slavery worked -- a free state -- all the people
16 th American President 1860 --- President --- harder --- for not right --- break away from in 1861 --- broke out --- in the end --- joined up --- set free
His death 1864 --- President --- the second time many enemies --- because --- fought for April 14 th, 1865 --- shot --- died
Fill in the missing words according to the passage After Lincoln became President of the States in 1860, freedom broke out he worked still harder for the _______ of the slaves. In 1861, the American Civil set free War_____ between the north and the April 14 th 1865 south. Finally the slaves were____. In 1864, Lincoln became President of the Washington, D. C. at On States again. But he had many enemies. _____, ____Lincoln was shot at a theatre leader wise died kind early honest ingreat _______. He the next morning. The people were very sad ___ the
Homework 1. Finish the exercises in the workbook. 2. Recite the text.