丽水市高中英语孙惠清老师工作室 集中研修活动材料分享. 上课时间： 2012 年 12 月 24 日 上课地点：龙泉一中高一年级 上课教师：学院附中 刘丽娟. Merry Christmas!. Reading Enthusiasm. By Liu Lijuan December 24 In Longquan High School. Talking. Santa Claus. a strong feeling of excitement and interest in sth.
By Liu Lijuan
In Longquan High School
a strong feeling of excitement and interest in sth
What does he usually do in his life?
Does he enjoy doing so?
What kind of person is he?
He is a person who is ___________ about life.
He is a person who is filled with enthusiasm.
Read through the essay and try to answer the following questions:
1. How many people are talkedabout in the essay?
2. Are they enthusiastic people?
the author--- Barbara
a geneticist--- Barbara McClintock
a cellist ---Pablo Casals
What do you know about the author ?
Wise advisers said, “…Enthusiasm will take you further than any amount of experience.”
Enthusiastic people can turn a boring drive into an adventure, extra work into chance and strangers into friends.
A geneticist who won the 1983
Nobel Prize in medicine.
Yet she didn't let up on her
experiments. Work was such a
deep pleasure for her that she
never thought of stopping.
cellist Pablo Casals
As the music flowed through his fingers, his stooped shoulders would straighten and joy would reappear in his eyes.
remain determined to succeed when a situation is difficult
Enthusiasm is important for us in our life.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
----Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thinking and sharing
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
--- Samuel Ullman
(the author and poet )
We will become mentally old without enthusiasm.
life on weekends
It is no use doing what you like; you have got to like what you do.
what you are doing !
--Point out the importance of being enthusiastic( Try to use good sentences in the essay.)
--Giving examples to support your idea.
Good morning, my dear classmates,
Today, I am glad to give a speech on enthusiasm….
Thank you !