Women of achievement. Using language. Page 6, reading. A good example of me. do research. 作研究. 引起某人的注意. catch one’s eye. 为 … 准备 , 预订. be intended for. 和 , 也 , 又. as well as. deliver a baby. 接生. find out. 找出. devote one’s whole life to. 献出某人的一生. 进行 … , 继续进行 …. carry on. too……to.
Page 6, reading
catch one’s eye
be intended for
as well as
deliver a baby
devote one’s whole life to
1. Who is Lin Qiaozhi? When did she live?
She is a specialist in women’s diseases and she lived in the early 20th century.
It was her kindness and the consideration she showed to all her patients.
3. Did she married during her life?
No,she had chosen not to have a family of her own.
She became a specialist in women’s diseases
She got a medical training for her career
She had made sure that about 50000 babies were safely delivered to their mothers
This reading is about _________and _________ of a famous Chinese doctor - _______________ . She was important for women in China because she was the first woman doctor to specialize in _______________and the problems of ________________.
1. For whom and for what purpose did Lin Qiaozhi write a small book about how to look after babies?
She wrote a small book for mothers in the countryside who were not able to get to a hospital easily. It was to help them look after their babies properly.
She lived in the early 20th century.
It was not easy for women to get medical education at that time, particularly medical care that was concerned with women and children. Education was for men first and women second.
She chose to study at medical college because she wanted to help other women./ carry on Lin Qiaozhi’s work.
What do you think are the important qualities a good doctor should have?
I think a good doctor should be kind, competent, committed/devoted, careful,considerate
e.g We were sure then that he was to become a very important person.
e.g We are to go to town this afternoon.
e.g You are to do your homework before you watch TV.
e.g Who is the man sitting in the corner?
be intended for
e.g The chair was intended for you but she took it away.
e.g An idea suddenly struck me.
e.g They must have spent years and years building the Great Wall.
The man you saw last night couldn’t/can’thave been Robert.
Why not do sth
e.g Why not ask her?
carry on doing sth
e.g Carry on with your work while I’m away.
Carry on working while I’m away.
Try to find out enough information and write an important women in your own life.
1. 努力改善这个工厂工人们的劳动条件是件值得做的事。(worthwhile, condition)
It ’s worthwhile to improve the working conditions for the workers of the factory.
2. 她的精神鼓舞了许多人将他们的一生都奉献给自己的事业。(inspire, devote…to, career)
Her spirit inspire many people to devote themselves to their own career.
As a specialist you should be modest and not look down upon those who ask for help.
4. 这个学院的院长支持这项研究，并且就此发表了重要的讲话。(institute, support, deliver)
The head of the institute supported the research and delivered an important lecture on/about it.
If you go on behaving like that, it will be impossible for you to make any achievements in this field.