Unit14 Reading He’s already visited the place where his ancestors lived
My ancestors lived in A small town
in Fujian Province.
Do you know where your own ancestors come from?
In Search of Roots(寻根) summer camp
Task1. Fast—reading Read and choose the correct answers
This article is mainly about ___________.
A. Search of Roots summer camp program 寻根夏令活动
B Overseas Chinese visit their ancestors’ homeland. B.
C. Robert Qian and Cathky Qin
Task 2 Read paragraph1 and answer the questions
①Who is Robert Qian? He is a Chinese Canadian. ②What has he found in China? His family is like a tall tree with long roots.
Task 3 Read paragraph2 and fill in the blanks
In Search of Roots summer camp program isorganized ________by
the local government of Guangdong Province. This started has brought program _______ in 1980, and so far___________thousands of overseas Chinese students to China look for their families’_________. The youn people are usually between roots 16 and 25 years.Most, like Robert ,can_____ speak hardly Chinese and have never been to China before.
Task 4Read paragraph3 and list at least five things what they do during the two-week camp
study Chinese culture ①______________________________________________
see changes that have happened in that area
visit interesting sights ③_____________________________________ go to their ancestors’ village ④_____________________________________ experience village life ⑤_____________________________________ drink from the village well ⑥______________________________________
go for walks through the countryside watch the villagers do their daily activites.
What did the young overseas Chines do during the two--week camp
study see ②——————————————— visit ③———————————————— go to ④———————————————— experience ⑤————————————————— drink from ⑥———————————————— go for walks ⑦—————————————————
Task 5 Read paragraph 4 and 5 and finish the tasks.
1.Who is Cathy Qin?
She is a young American students.
Thanks to In Search of Roots , I am beginning to understand my Chinese roots and who I am.....
Thanks to your help ,I could pass the English exam. _____ _______( 幸亏你的帮助)
3.What’s the purpose of the In search of Roots summer camp program
It is to give young overseas Chinese the chance to learn more about themselves.
looking forward to doing sth
1) I'm looking forward to finding out more about my roots...
2) I’ve really enjoyed the trip so far.
So far:到目前为止, 现在完成时态标志词
has bought 1)So far, this program _____________(bring) overseas Chinese students to China to look for their families' roots. 2) I am looking forward to ________(visit) New York . visiting
Task 8 Read aloud find the doubts
Read the article loudly and find out
what you don't understand
What we have learned today ?
1.In this class, we’ve learned that overseas Chinese Have come to China to look for their families’ roots, study Chinese culture and experience their ancestors’ life… As a Chinese ,we should be proud of our homeland. Chinese is a great people. We should remember we are Chinese, wherever we are in the future.
2.We have learned many useful new words, phrases and sentences.
一. New words and phrases: match
1.祖先,祖宗 2.根,根源 3.海外的,国外的 4.政府 5.目的,意图 6.到目前为止 7.幸亏,由于,因为 8.盼望,期望
A.government B.purpose C.root D.overseas E.ancestor F.look forward to G.thands to H.so far
1. 体验乡村生活 2. 喝乡村井水 3. 在乡间散步
experience village life
drink from the village well go for walks through the countryside
watch the villagers do their daily activities
5. 多亏“寻根（活动）” 6. 给年轻的海外华人这个更多了解自己身世的机会
thanks to In Search of Roots
give young overseas Chinese the chance to learn more about themselves look forward to finding out more about my roots
There is one mistake in each sentence, correct them according to the reading. Then number them(1-8) in the correct order. 2. In Search of Family has helped students like Robert Qin find out about their homeland .(Roots) 4. Most overseas Chinese students in the program have visited ♂ China before. (never) 8. Cathy and Robert are still in China, and they think the program ＿＿ was helpful to both of them. (has been) worst 5. The＿＿ part of the trip is going to the village.(most exciting/best) feel embarrassed. 6. Watching the villagers makes the students ＿＿＿＿ (good) 1. Robert Qian was in China. (is) ＿
(begun) 3. The program begins in 1980. ＿＿ 7. This program helped Cathy Qin understand the roots better ＿＿ (has helped)
三.Fill in the blanks
overseas Chinese 1. Robert and Cathy are young _____________ . One is Canadian, the other is American.They are both less than ___ 26 Neither years old. ______ of them can speak Chinese. Both of them have never been to China before. 2. In Search of Roots is organized by
the local government of Guangdong Province. It ________ in 1980, and so far started has brought _______ thousands of overseasChinese students to look for _______ their families’ _____ roots . The purpose is to give young chance overseas Chinese the_______ to learn more about themselves. 3. During the two-week camp, they study _____Chinese culture, see visit _____ changes and _________interesting sights. They have drink also experience village life: they______from the village well, ________ watch go for walks ___________ through the countryside, and _____ the villagers do their daily activities.
Imagine you are Robert . After returning from China, you write a letter to your good friend about the “In search of Roots”.
Dear Cathy, I have just returned from a two-week trip to Guangdong Province in Southern China. In the past fourteen days,…have been to my ancestors’ I village. There, we studied Chinese culture, saw ___________________________________________ changes that had happened in that area, and ___________________________________________ visited the interesting things. Thanks to this trip, I ___________________________________________ am beginning to understand my Chinese roots,Now ___________________________________________ I _______________________________ am proud of being a Chinese boy. Yours, Robert.
1.Read the whole article aloud first then recite paragraph 3 2. Finish off the rest exercises on the paper