Unit 9 When was he born?
Talk about famous people
1.too…to… 2. start doing sth….
Task 1 Make the conversation
Pictures Name Job
long Zhang table tennis Yining player
1982. 16 1988 10 years 1976. 16 1988 9 years 1980. 10 1994 6 years
soccer player tennis player
1.Who’s that? 2.When was he/she born? 3.How long did he/she play…? 4.When did he/she start playing…?
Read this article
You are never too young to start doing things. For example, Shirley Temple was a movie star when she was only three years old. Mei Lanfang first performed Beijing Opera when he was ten. And Liu Xuan, the Chinese gymnast, won a gold medal at the World Championships when she was seventeen.
Name Tiger Woods Shirley Temple Mozart
Mei Lanfang Ronaldo
10 months old
movie star making movie 3 years old musician writing music 4 years old
Beijing Opera performing actor Beijing Opera soccer player played for national team World Championships gold medal
10 years old 17 years old
17 years old
Task 2 Write an article to introduce yourself.
My name is Tom. I was born in 1980. When I was six years old, I went to school. I loved drawing very much. So when I was seven, I started learning drawing. When I was eleven years old, I went to Middle School. I loved English very much. So I became an English teacher.