Unit 2 Working the land. an ear of rice. Poor rice. Super hybrid rice. A pioneer. True or false:. 1.Yuan Longping is a farmer as well as a scientist. 2.He increased rice output by developing more area of fields, or expanding more area of fields.
Super hybrid rice
1.Yuan Longping is a farmer as well as a scientist.
2.He increased rice output by developing more area of fields, or expanding more area of fields.
3.Now that he is famous, he is satisfied with his present life.
4.He dreams of exporting(selling abroad) his rice.
slim, strong, sunburnt
graduated from SAC, 1953
super hybrid rice
play the violin;mah-jong;
Find out the following pairs of figures
Can you draw a conclusion from the figures above?
1.increase the rice harvest
2.produce harvests twice as large as before
3.rid the world of hunger
What is his attitude towards fame and wealth?
not satisfied with his life;
care little about
not leading a comfortable life
What is he doing now?
circulating his knowledge
equiping others for their research
would rather keep time for his hobbies
He never stops struggling or dreaming.
Wishing for things costs nothing.
What did it take to realise his dream?
Devoting … to
Caring little about
Not being satisfied with …
Leading a simple life
1.Write the awarding speech for Yuan Longping as one of the top ten moving China.
a pioneer devote … to finding
grow what is called..
increase … without expanding
rid … of hunger
be satisfied with care little/much about lead a …life would rather…
dream of producing… and exporting
9. Instead, organic farmers insist on ________ (change) crops every two or three years.
10.These put the minerals back into the soil, _______ (make) it rich and healthy and ready to grow crops that need rich and fertile soil like corn or wheat.
11. He advised farmers to clear weeds from the ground before _______ (plant) crops.
12. Then he gave some advice on ______ (turn) over the soil.
13. He suggested ________ (change) crops every year.
14. In ______ (do) so he collected information from good farmers, studied it, and did experiments to find the best way.