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  1. 外研社 BOOK 8 Module 6 Reading Practice

  2. Butterfly by Michael Bullock The first butterfly of spring orange and purple flits across my path A flying flower that changes the color of my day 蝴蝶 迈克尔·布洛克   那春天最初的蝴蝶   橘黄而紫红   轻快飞过我的路   一朵飞翔的花   改变着   日子的颜色

  3. 1.Where can you find poems usually? In the book, especially in the poetry. 2.Can you find poems on the Underground? Yes, especially in Shanghai Underground. 3.Read the words and phrases in the box. What do you think the Underground refers to? carriage London platform station ticket train travel The London underground railway system. 4. Can you guess what the passage will be about? The passage is about poems that can be read when they go by underground.

  4. Read the passage quickly and then check the facts that are mentioned in the passage. 1.Who put forward the idea of filling the blanks spaces on the trains with poems? 2.What poems are liked best by the traveling public? 3.When Poems of the Underground was officially launched? 4.How were the poems chosen? 5.How many poems are updated every month? 6.Who paid for the spaces and the production costs? The key: 1,3,4,&6

  5. 1.Who put forward the idea of filling the blanks spaces on the trains with poems? A few acquaintances who lived and worked in London, who used the Tube and loved poetry 3.When Poems of the Underground was officially launched? in January 1986 4.How were the poems chosen? The choice of poems wasn’t arbitrary but specially chosen. It catered for all tastes and included living and dead poems from the homeland and from all over the English-speaking world, and especially poems which have associations with London.

  6. 6.Who paid for the spaces and the production costs? London Underground Sum up the main idea of each paragraph. how the idea of Poems on the Underground was put forward. Para 1 Para 2 Para 3 Para 4 when and how the Poems on the Underground was officially launched what poems were chosen the popularity and the improvement of the project.

  7. Finish activity 2 Choose the sentences which best explains • what title means. • Poems on the Underground _______. • was an attempt to prove that Britain was a nation of • poetry lovers by placing poems in the Underground • instead of advertisements. • b. is a way of using poems as advertisements for the • London Underground. • c. is a project to fill blank advertising space in London • Underground trains with poems. • d. Is a way of making poetry relevant travellers on the • London Underground. c

  8. Decide which of these statements expresses the writer’s • Opinions.__________ • The writer thinks Poems on the Underground has been • very successful, and is a good way to read poetry • cheaply all over London. • b. The writer finds that trying to learn Poems on the • Underground adds to their meaning and these • enjoyment. • c. The writer believes that poems change the atmosphere • in the carriages on the London Underground. • d. The writer believe that Poems on the Underground • encourages people to write their own poetry. a

  9. Read the passage again and then finish activity 4 . a • 1.Poems on the Underground was set up by_____. • poets and writers b. commuters and poetry lovers • c. the London Underground d. people in advertising • 2. Poems first appeared in January 1986____. • at Aldwych Underground stations • an the platform at Aldwych station • in every zone of the underground network • in a train which left from Aldwych station • 3. The advertising space and the production costs are now • paid for_____. • the British Council b. by the poetry lovers • c. half by sponsors and half by London Underground • d. by London Underground d d

  10. b • 4.The poems were_____. • Removed from books and placed in empty advertising • spaces. • b. Taken from all over the English-speaking world and • chosen to please everyone. • c. Those about London by Shelly, Burns, Keats and by • the commuters themselves. • d. Meant to be read aloud and learn heart. • 5. The best place to see the poems is ______. • in any train on the network • in libraries around the world. • in trains on the Central Lone and between • Hammersmith and Piccadilly • D. in some carriage anywhere on the network a

  11. Say what the writer means by these sentences. 1.Many (…)saw the usual signs—TICKETS AND TRAIN, THIS WAY DOWN, CAUTION!DON’T CLIMB ONTO THE LINES,STAND CLEAR,DOOR CLOSING— assume a special literary. 2.The carriages were merry with a chorus of voices reading verse by Shelly, Burns, Keats and by the commuters themselves. Because there was a literary event, even the everyday signs seemed like poetry. The poets and other guests at the official opening of the scheme read the poems displayed on the train by various writers, including themselves.

  12. 3.Commuters enjoyed the idea of reading Keat’s Much Have I travell’d in the realms of gold on a crowded Central Line train. 4.In January 1989,(…) London Underground promised to donate all spaces free, to increase the number available(…) ,and to pay for the production costs as well. 5…the vest way to view the poem is to see them yourself, on Whichever train you choose, in every zone of the network— for the price of an underground ticket. It was fun to read Keats’ poem about traveling in the classical world, whilst being in a crowded tube in London. The scheme was so successful that London Transport offered to take over all the costs of continuing it itself. Reading poems on the underground is a very cheap way to enjoy poetry in London.

  13. Language Points 沉迷于做某事。 1. be addicted to doing 2  suggest doing 建议做某事 3. approve of sth 赞成某事;满意某事 I don’t approve of wasting time. 我不赞成浪费时间。 I don’t approve of smoking. 我不赞成抽烟. Her father will never approve of her marriage to you. 她父亲永远不会同意她和你结婚的。

  14. 4. cater vi 满足要求;迎合,投合 TV programmes usually cater for all tastes. 电视节目通常满足各种不同趣味的要求。 Some tabloid newspaper cater to low tastes. 有些小型报纸迎合低级趣味。 The restaurant made every efforts to cater for the need of the customers. 这家餐馆尽最大努力满足顾客的需求。 5.  correspond vi 通信 correspond with与……通信;与……一致,符合 (=correspond to)

  15. We correspond regularly. 我们 定期通信。 I often correspond with my friend . 我经常和我的朋友通信。 His actions do not correspond with his words. 他言行不一。 at an expense of $100 6. expense n. 费用 以100美元的费用。 at one’s own expense 用自费 I spare no expense to collect the paintings by Picasso. 我不惜花费巨资收藏毕加索的画。

  16. Discussion: Do you think the idea might work on buses or trains in your town or region? If so, what poems would you choose? Can you think of anything other than poems which might have a similar effect?

  17. Thankyou