Section B Period 2
What’s the most traditional beverage in China? Tea has a long history. There’s an ancient legend about tea. Do you know the emperor Shen Nong? black tea 红茶 green tea milk tea
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Who was tea invented by? It was invented by the Chinese emperor Shen Nong．
Who invented tea?
Did you know that tea, the most popular drink in the world (after water), was invented by accident? Although tea wasn’t brought to the Western world until 1610, this beverage was discovered over three thousand years before that. According to an Ancient Chinese legend, the emperor Shen Nong Discovered tea when he was boiling drinking water over an open fire. Some leaves from a nearby bush fell into the water and remained there for some time. The emperor noticed that the leaves in the water produced a pleasant smell. Later he decided to taste the hot mixture. It was quite delicious. And in this way, one of the world’s favorite drinks was invented.
By accident 1.偶然 Not…until 2.直到.. 才 According to 3.根据 4.中国古代神话 An ancient Chinese legend 5.令人愉悦的气味 A pleasant smell In this way 6.用这种方法 Over three thousand years 7.超过三千年 Decided to do sth 8.决定做某事
Read the article and write answers to the questions.
1.What is the article about ? It is about the invention of tea. 2. When was it invented? It was invented over three thousand years ago. 3.How was it invented? It was invented by accident. 4.How was it invented?
1.Although tea wasn’t brought to the Western world until 1610, this beverage was … … before that. 虽然茶直到1610年才被带到西方，但在那之前的三千多 年这种饮料就已经被发明了。 2.Some leaves from a nearby bush fell into the water and remained there for some time. 来自附近灌木丛的一些树叶落入水中并且在水中保留了 一段时间。 3. The emperor noticed that the leaves in the water produced a pleasant smell. 神农帝注意到水中的叶子散发出一种令人愉快的味道。 4. And in this way, one of the world’s favorite drinks was invented. 就这样，世界上特别受人喜爱的饮料之一被发明了
Who: Shen Nong What:tea When: over three thousand years Where: ancient China
How: some leaves fell into the water ….. Today: one of the world’s favorite drinks
Did you know that ___, the most ___ ___ in the world (after water), was invented by accident? __ ___ wasn’t brought western world Although tea ___ ____ to the ___ ___ until 1610, discovered beverage this ___ was ___ over three thousand years ancient Chinese legend emperor According to before that. ___ __ an ___ ___ ___ , the ___ Shen drinking Nong discovered tea when he was boiling ___ water nearby ___ over an open fire. Some leaves from a ___ remained bush ___ ___ the water and ___ there for some fell into ___ noticed time. The emperor ____ that the leaves in the produced Pleasant smell decided to water ___ a ___ ___ . La
ter he ____ __ taste the in this way __ ___ hot mixture. It was quite delicious. And __ ___ ___ , one of the world’s favorite drinks ___invented was ____.
the history of food
the history of beverage
the history of sports
Write an article using the notes in the box.
Who: college students What: new toy, flying disk When: 1950s (布里奇波特，康涅狄格 州 Where: bakery Bridgeport, Connecticut How: students eat pie, throw pie plates Today: clubs, magazines, festival
From pie plate to flying disk.
The flying disk was invented by college students . It is a new toy. A flying disk will be used when you play it. It was first played at the bakery in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1950s. After the students ate the pie, they threw the pie plates far away. Now this game is very popular around the world. And you can see the game in the sports clubs, magazines, and some festival
New invention: a pen that listens and writes Use:
It can listen to the writer and write by itself.
Price : $ 50
crispy sweet salty sour 1. I don’t like eating chocolate . It tastes too sweet. ____ 2. Mom added salt but it still wasn’t salty ____ enough 3. I prefer lemons to oranges . I like the sour taste. ____ 4. She likescrispycookies. They are ____ hard, dry and easily broken.
The abacus was invented in the sixth century by the Chinese. ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ______