Unit 7 Living with disease. By Da’nian Zhang. Revision. 1. What kind of disease is AIDS?. 2. In what way does AIDS spread?. 3. What attitude does Xiao Hua have when she found she has got AIDS?. New words. diagnose vt. determine the nature of
By Da’nian Zhang
diagnose vt. determine the nature of
(esp. a disease) from observation of symptoms.诊断
weep vi. cry; let tears fall from
cell n. small room for
one person. 细胞
contagious adj. (of disease) spread by contact.
recover vt.vi. become well. 恢复
contrary adj. opposite
( in nature or tendency) 相反的
1.Which of the following is true?
A. On that Thursday afternoon, I knew I got cancer.
B. Cancer can be treated.
C. Doctors know why some people get cancer.
D. Cancer can be caused by injury.
2.Which of the following is NOT true?
A. When I heard I got cancer, I thought my life
was going to end.
B. If one gets cancer, cells either divide
too fast or at the wrong time.
C. all the people who got cancer will be
treated with radiation.
D. After two years’ treatment, I changed
my mind towards cancer.
A. Sad B. Optimistic C. Empty D.Nothing serious
4.The passage mainly tells us_______ .
A. how “I” got cancer
B. what cancer is
C. how I came through the shade of cancer
D. how my friends help me
5. What can we get from the passage?
A. I loved my mother.
B. The cancer can be defeated if only
we can fight with it.
C. Cancer does not spread from
one person to another.
D. “I” plan to live a long life.
1.How cancer is caused ?
2.How did cancer change the writer’s life?
complete each sentence.
1.The next step is to carry out the plan______ .
2.We have_______ things to do at present.
3.--Are you nearly through ?
--_______ ,I’ve just begun.
4.They ____the birds_______the cages.
5.He is ______ by driving his car so fast.
6.Stop discussing _____,please.
7.He is _____as one of the richest men in Europe.
1.Compare the writer’s situation with
that of Xiaohua in the reading passage.
How are their experiences similar
2.How do you think your life would change if you found out that you had an incurable disease?
Draw a timeline of your life and make the
best times (the highs) and the worst times
What were some events that made you very happy?
What made you very sad?
What were some points in your life
when you made a big change or learnt
an important lesson?
Here is a sample answer:
Now according your timeline,write an essay about
an important event in your life. Before you write,
think about the event you want to describe and try to remember all the details. Make a list of your feeling
and thoughts about the event.
When you are writing your essay,try to describe
the event and explain how it made you feel and
what it made you think. Finally, explain
why this event is important in your life.
You must finish the essay after class.