Unit 5 Lesson 3 Experiment in Folk. lead-in. 1. Let’s first enjoy a piece of music !. 2.Give answers to the two questions. Q1:Ca n you tell me the names of the two main singers in the video? Q2:What kind of music is Zhou Jielun good at? And what about Song Zuying?.
Experiment in Folk
1.Let’s first enjoy a piece of music !
Q1:Can you tell me the names of the two main singers in the video?
Q2:What kind of music is Zhou Jielun good at? And what about Song Zuying?
A brief introduction to the musician-Kong Xiangdong
Kong Xiangdong, a famous Chinese name in the music world, is one of the most successful young pianists in the world. He has performed in more than 40 countries and has gained many prizes.
In 2003 he gave a concert in Beijing called "dream tour"and it was a great success. But he made a great change in his look-----he shaved off all of his hair!
Why did he try this?
Task 1.listen to the text and then match the beginnings with the endings.
1.What kind of music is Kong Xiangdong most famous for?
2.What did Kong achieve in 1986?
3.Why did Kong shave off his hair?
What kind of music is Kong Xiangdong most famous for?
He is famous for classical music.
What did Kong achieve in 1986?
He became the youngest prize winner in Moscow’s Tchaikovsky International Competition.
Why did Kong shave off his hair?
He shaved off his hair to show that his music style was new, just like his new hair style.
Pay more attention to the first sentence of each paragraph.
Para 1 a. Kong’s great success
Para 2 b. a brief introduction to Kong
Para 3 c. Kong’s preparation for the new experiment
Para 4 d. the reason for Kong’s experiment
Para 5 e. Kong’s childhood and his achievement
Imagine Kong Xiangdong is holding a concertin Chuzhou on Christmas Eve .
Your friends and you want to watch it,but they do not know about Kong Xiangdong,so you are asked to introduce him to your friends.
Can you give some information about the musician according to the text?
Talk with your deskmate about things like:
◆Kong’s childhood ;
◆The reason for Kong’s new experiment;
After the concert,Kong Xiangdong will be invited to our school to give a speech.And as the reporter of the school newspaper,you will interview him.Then what questions will you ask him?
Work in groups of four.One of you will act as Kong Xiangdong, and the rest will ask you questions.
Act the interview.
1.Read the text after the class.
2.Do exercise 10--Wordbuiding on page 27.