Published on January 29, 2008
Slide1: Unit 1 Women of achievement Slide2: Warming Up Pre-reading Reading Homework Slide4: A Chinese saying goes: Women can hold up half of the sky. Slide5: I will describe some people to you, please guess who they are according to my description. Slide6: She was the only female monarch(君主) of China, and remains the most remarkable(非凡的), influential(有影响的) and mysterious(神秘的) woman in Chinese history. Empress(女皇) Wu Zetian (624 - 705) in Tang Dynasty Slide7: She was a Quaker. She helped improve prison conditions and gave prisoners work and education. Her work helped the Quakers get the Nobel Peace Prize in 1947. Elizabeth Fry(1780--1845) Slide8: She was Dr Sun Yat-sen’s wife. She was one of the top leaders in modern Chinese history. She concerned herself with welfare projects, leading China Welfare Institute especially for women and children. Soong Chingling (1893-1981), China Slide9: She helped found an international campaign to stop the use of landmines. She worked hard to make as many countries as possible agree not to use them. She and her organization were given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997. Jody Williams(1950-- ), USA Slide10: A doctor who became a specialist in women’s illnesses. She devoted all her lift to medical work for Chinese women and children. Her work encouraged many other women to become doctors. Lin Qiaozhi (1901-1983), China Slide11: She will always remain close to our hearts! Her wedding was truly a royal wedding that every girl has dreamed of at one time or another. She truly had a Cinderella wedding. Though her wedding became a tabloid spectacle, she remained loyal to her causes of helping children and the afflicted, especially those with AIDS. She represented youth, royalty, compassion, and beauty! Slide12: Princess Diana A"Cinderella" wedding to Prince Charles Slide13: She was an inventor and a scientist from Poland. She went to Paris and studied physics and chemistry there. She is the only woman scientist who was awarded two Nobel Prizes. Marie Curie (1867-1934) On July 4,1934, she died in Paris, killed by her own experiments. She died of radiation poisoning(放射物中毒). Slide14: A girl from the countryside who dressed as a man and went to fight for the French and to drive the English out of France. She was caught and put to death by the English. Joan of Arc (1412-1432), France Slide15: There was something in her smile, in her eyes, in her timeless and natural elegance. She was a much beloved actress, icon of style, devoted mother, humanitarian and spokesperson for the children of the world.She became very popular with her role in Roman Holiday in 1953. This film turned out to be a smashing success as she won an Oscar as Best Actress. One of her most radiant roles was My Fair Lady in 1964. In 1988, she became a special ambassador to the United Nations UNICEF fund helping children in Latin America and Africa. Audrey Hepburn Slide16: She went to Africa and studied chimps. Slide17: As a young girl, she always wanted to study animals. She went to Africa and studied chimps. Her research showed the connections between chimps and human beings. She works to protect chimps everywhere. Jane Goodall (1934- ), Britain Slide18: Jane Goodall went to Tanzania(坦桑尼亚) and studied chimps from 1960s. She went with three African helpers to live in the Gombe National Park in East Africa. Her life was spent following and recording the social life and relationships of the chimps. Because of her research, we now know that chimpanzees hunt for meat, use tools, and have different personalities. In 1965, she earned her PhD(博士学位) in ethology (动物行为学) from Cambridge University. Jane Goodall Pre-reading: Pre-reading Answer the following two questions: Why do you think Jane Goodall went to Africa to study chimps rather than to a university? Do you think her work is important? Why? Slide21: 1streading: Fast reading 1. Who is the protector? 2. What animals are observed? Jane Goodall Chimps Slide22: 2nd reading Intensive Reading Slide23: The whole day A family of chimps wake up Wander off into the forest(feed,clean each other) The mother chimp and her babies play in the tree Come into mother chimp’s arms,go to sleep together in their nest T h e f i r s t p a r a g r a p h Slide24: The first thing The second thing She discovered that chimps hunt and eat meat. She observed chimps as a group hunting a monkey and then eating it. She also discovered how chimps communicate with each other. The second paragraph Slide25: True or false: She hopes that chimps can be left in the forest. She supposes that people should not use chimps for entertainment. She has spent more than forty years helping people understand her work. She has built many homes for the wild animals to live in. (True) (True) (True) (True) Slide26: Working with animals in their own environment Gaining a doctor’s degree for her studies Showing that women can live in the forest as men can The fourth paragraph Slide27: Comprehending What did the group do first in the morning? They_______. went into the forest slowly left the chimp family of chimps wake up observed the family of chimps wake up helped people understand the behaviour of the chimps 2. Why did Jane go to Africa to study chimps in the wild? Because she wanted_________. To work with them in their own environment To prove the way people think about chimps was wrong To discover what chimps eat To observe a chimp family C A Slide28: 3. Jane was permitted to begin her work after_________. A. The chimp family woke up B. she lived in the forest C. Her mother came to support her D. she arrived at Gombe 4. The purpose of her study was to ____________. Watch the wild chimps in cages Gain a doctor’s degree Understand and respect the lives of chimps Live in the forest as men can Comprehending C C Slide29: Paragraph 1: It is about a day in the park. Paragraph 2: It is her way of doing her research and some achievement. Paragraph 3: It is her attitude and feeling to the animals. Paragraph 4: It is a short summary to her. Getting the main idea of each paragraph A PROTECTOR OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE: A PROTECTOR OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE Making a chart A day in the park Jane’s way to study chimps and her achievement. Her attitude to the animals. She has achieved everything she wanted to do. 1 2 3 4 Homework: Homework What made Jane Goodall a great success? What should we learn from Jane Goodall?