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.
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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.
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
Reading carefully questions:
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.
Barbara McClintock questions:
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 questions:
As the music flowed through his fingers, his stooped shoulders would straighten and joy would reappear in his eyes.
Further understanding questions:
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 questions:
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.
Discussing questions:Who do you think is (not) enthusiastic about life?(Find some useful sentences from the essay to support your opinion.)
life on weekends
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 ! you do.