1 Fill in the blanks with the words given. collect run out of know store raise 1. Our class is organize a talent show
to _____ money for charity. raise
2. I need extra English lessons. Do you _____ a good English teacher? know 3. My hobby is collecting old coins. ________ 4. I didn’t finish writing my test because I _________ time. ran out of 5. During the winter I store my ____ summer clothes in bags under my bed.
2 Read the ad. Then write a letter to apply for the job.
I am interested in the writer job. I have
been listening to music videos since I was seven years old. I have
been watching English movies since two years ago. I have been watching sports for about five years. And I have been writing in English since 2001. I love writing. And I hope I can be a writer for our school newspaper.
Yours sincerely, Bob
1.How many Chinese dynasties
can you think of?
2. How many famous characters from Chinese history can you think of? Make a list.
3. Can you think of famous characters from the history of other countries? Make a list.
Scan the text for information to complete the sentences below. 1. Leo has been teaching in China for two years . 2. Some of the old buildings in Harbin are in Russian style . 3. The Song Emperor welcomed the first Jews to China. 4. In Australia, students usually study Australian and western history.
5. The more Leo learns about Chinese history , the more he enjoys living in China.
My name is Leo. I’m from Australia, And I’ve been teaching in China for two years. I teach in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang Province. This really an interesting city with a very colorful history. There is some European influence in the city, and some of the old buildings in Harbin are in Russian style. capital n. 省会；首都 European adj. 欧洲的 influence n. 影响 Russian adj. 俄罗斯(人)的 be in…style 具有…的风格
Since I came to China, I’ve been learning a lot about my family history. Although I’m Australian, my family is Jewish. So it was very interesting for me to learn that a lot of Jews came to live in Harbin many years ago. My parents were so surprised when I told them about this in China. In fact, the first Jews probably came to Kaifeng more than a thousand years ago, and were welcomed by the Song Emperor. Jewish adj. 犹太人的； Jew n. 犹太人 It is + 形容词+for sb to do sth
more than 比…多;多于…( =over) thousand n. 一千 emperor n. 皇帝
When I lived in Australia, I studied history at school, but we usually studied Australian or western history. However, when I heard that I was going to work in China, I started studying Chinese history. I’ve been studying for over two years now. My friends in Australia said that Chinese history was very hard to understand, but I don’t really agree. I think if you study hard, you’ll be able to understand any culture. For a foreigner like me, the more I learn about Ch
inese history, the more I enjoy living in China. foreigner n. 外国人 for a foreigner like me
the more…, the more… 越…越…
I really enjoy my time in China. Although I live quite far from Beijing, I’m certain I will be here for the Olympic Games in 2008! quite adv. 相当；十分 certain adj. 确实的；无疑的 be certain 确信…，肯定… the Olympic Games
Find out the news words in the passage.
Answer the following questions: Read Paragraph 1 :