Unit 2. I think that mooncakes are delicious. Section A 3a —3c. Words and Expressions. folk goddess whoever steal lay lay out dessert garden tradition admire. adj. 民间的；民俗的 n. 女神 pron. 无论谁；不管什么人 v. 偷；偷窃 v. 放置；安放；产卵； 摆开；放置 n. （饭后）甜点；甜食 n. 花园；园子 n. 传统 v. 欣赏；仰慕.
I think that mooncakes
Section A 3a —3c
To take something that belongs to someone else.
Sean has a long history of stealing cars.
1. To put someone or something down.
2. If a bird lays eggs, it produces them from its body.
He quickly laid out her favorite fruits and desserts in the garden.
Sweet food served after the main part of a meal.
There is ice cream for dessert.
Grace is out in the garden growing the grass.
I really admire the way she brings up those kids all on her own.
When do we usually eat them?
admire the moon
the Mid-Autumn Festival
How do you celebrate this festival?
Can you tell us this story in English?
How do people celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival?
Look at the photo, the questions in 3a and the title to the story on page 11. Then answer the questions below.
It talks about the Mid-Autumn Festival.
What does the passage mainly talk about?
This passage mainly talks about the traditional folk stories about Mid-Autumn Festival. And it tells us why we admire the moon and sharing mooncakes with our families.
Read Para. 1 and answer the questions below.
1. What do we eat on Mid-Autumn Festival?
2. What’s mooncakes look like?
3. Why we eat them on Mid-Autumn Festival?
Mooncakes are in the shape of a full moon on Mid-Autumn Festival.
Because many people believe that mooncakes could carry their wishes to the families they love and miss.
( )There is only one traditional folk story about Mid-Autumn Festival.
( )A goddess gave Hou Yi magic medicine before he shot down the nine suns
( ) Chang’e refused to give the medicine to Hou Yi and drank it all
( ) One night, Pang Meng found that the moon was so bright and round that he could see his wife there.
( ) Chang’e quickly laid out her favorite fruits and desserts in the garden.
became light and flew up to the sky.
tried to steal the medicine
shot down the nine suns and saved the people on the earth
planned to drink the medicine with his wife.
refused to give Pang Meng the medicine and drank it all
thanked Hou Yi by giving him magic medicine
Read Para. 3 and fill in the blanks
1. People like to a_______ the full moon on Mid-Autumn night.
2. The story of Chang’e is one of many t__________ folk stories.
3. Hou Yi got m_______ medicine for shooting down the nine suns.
4. Feng Heng wanted to s_____ the medicine.
5. Hou Yi l______ out fruits and desserts in the garden.
What’s the meaning of “Full Moon, Full Feelings”, think about it and discuss it with your partner.
1. Full moon, full feelings
2. celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival
3. for centuries
4. the shape of…
5. a full moon
6. on mid-autumn night
7. carry people’s wishes to…
8. traditional folk stories
9. the most touching
10. shoot down
11. a magic medicine
12. live forever
14. lay eggs
15. admire sb. for…
16. as a result
17. refuse to do sth
18. fly up to….
19. call out one’s name
20. lay out
21. the tradition of…
22. admire the moon
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