Unit 1 Friendship
Look at the pictures and the title of the reading passage. Guess what it might be about. Anne’s best friend
1. Why do you need friends? 2. Does a friend always have to be a person?
What qualities (品质) should a good friend have?
patient selfless considerate
Anne’s Best Friend
? How many parts does it contain(包括)?
It contains two parts.
? What are the different parts about? One part is one page of Anne’s diary, the other one is the background knowledge (背景知 识)about Anne and her diary.
This is a true story. It took place in Amsterdam, Holland （荷兰）in the early 1940s after the German Nazis had occupied （占领）most of Europe. The Nazi Party ruled （统治）Germany from 1933 to 1945. One of their key policies(政策) was to kill all the Jews （犹太人） in Europe. If any persons known to be Jews were found, they would be sent to concentration camps （集中 营）farther east, mostly in Poland（波兰）.
Families were separated and transported （运送） in trains. For many days, they went without food, water, sanitation （卫 生设备）or fresh air. To avoid this terrible fate（命运）, some Jewish families went into hiding, often with the help of nonJewish friends.This diary was written during the time when Anne and her family moved to escape from being killed by Nazis.
? Who was Anne’s best friend?
? When did the story happen?
During World War II.
2. Fill in the form below:
Where did the story happen? Who was the heroine （女主人公）? Her best friend How long did her family hide away? When did they start to hide?
Netherlands Anne Frank her diary--Kitty over two years July 1942
3. Join the correct parts of the sentences. 1.Anne kept a diary because 2.She felt very lonely because
3.They have to hide because
4.Anne named her diary Kitty because
A.she couldn’t meet her friends. B.Jews were caught by Nazis and killed C.she could tell everything to it. D.she wanted it to be her best friend.
Part 2 In the diary
Anne expressed her feelings about ______ after hiding for a long time. nature
Fill in the form below. Time Nature Feeling never felt spellbound
Before a deep blue sky, song of the birds, hiding moonlight, flowers After dark, rainy, wind, hiding thundering clouds
With a partner brainstorm some adjectives to describe Anne’s feelings and thoughts. Make a list of at least five. eager, excited, crazy, afraid, enthusiastic, earnest, anxious, sad, lonely, calm …
Anne Frank wanted a ______ whom friend she could tell everything to. She found such a friend. Her name was _____. And that was her diary. Kitty Being Jewish Anne’s family _____ hid away to avoid being caught by the ________ Nazis. During that time Anne
German wrote a lot of _______. diaries
In one of her diaries she ____ us her told feelings about nature. She wondered __ if it was because she hadn’t been able to be ________ for so long that she’d grown so outdoors crazy about everything to do with ______ _______. She was only able to look at nature through nature ________ dirty curtains hanging dusty before very ______ windows.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. A friend in need is a friend indeed. A faithful friend is hard to find . Make your enemy your friend. A friend is a second self. A good friend is my nearest relation. A life without a friend is a life without a sun.
Read the text again and review the meaning and usage of the key words and phrases:
do sth. on purpose, in order to, face to face, hide away, set down, a series of, go through, dare, hold…in one’s power, no longer