Revise the new words. genius 天才；创造力_____________ 灵感；鼓舞人心的人或事_______________________ v. ___________ adj. _______________ 显然地；明显地 _______________ 好奇的___________ n. __________________ 毕业生 ___________ （毕业 v.___________ n. ___________) 与某人订婚_________________________ 使丧失能力____________ 有残疾的 adj. _____________ 残疾 n. _________________ 寻找 _____________ (__________ __________) 医得好的，治得了的 _________________ 科学上的；符合科学规律的____________________ 观察 n._______________ v. _______________ inspiration inspire inspired obviously curiosity curious graduation graduate graduate be/get engaged to sb. disable disabled disability seek sought sought curable scientific observation observe
Integrating Skills: Reading • Making A Difference • （有所作为）
Task I:listen to the tapeand find out :How many scientist are mentioned in the passage? And who are they? • Five. Stephen Hawking, Galileo Galilei, Sir Francis Bacon, Zhang Heng and Copernicus .
Francis Bacon Galileo Galilei Zhang Heng “Knowledge is power”. ---- Sir Francis Bacon Task II: Read it again and answer: How did the discoveries of Galileo and Zhang Heng help us understand the world? • Galileo Galileo showed us that the earth moves around the sun, not the other way around. • Zhang Heng built a model to show us how the position of the stars changed from season to season.
TaskIII: What characteristics of great scientists are mentioned in the text? Curiosity / Being curious; Never being satisfied with a simple answer; Always looking for new questions; asking why, how and what if; Always wanting to know more; Believing in what we do; even when others don’t; Finding out what we like to do and what we are good at; Being creative and making good use of imagination;
a promisinggraduate student give up have an incurable disease our hope for peace go by in fact get/ be engaged to go on with work on in the early 1970s make new discoveries seek answers to the nature of the universe a best-seller build/test the theory exploration dream of in a/one way according to… predict future events turn out to be +… There did not seem much point in working on my phD. Nor did he let the disease stop him from living the kind of life he had always dreamt of. stop/prevent sb (from) doing sth keep sb from doing sth be happy/satisfied with
make a difference be satisfied with change from season to season believe in be curious about laugh at take a look at the other way around what if be known as reach one’s goal be described/regarded as all the time It was only later that the world recognised his greatness. Only by discovering what we do best can we hope to reach our goals and truly make a difference.
Words and Expressions: make a difference minds = thinker • 有所作为 • 人 • 对…感到满意或满足 • 看一看 • 即使…又有什么要紧 • 随季节的变化 • 相信 • 从相反方向，用相反的方式 be satisfied with take a look at what if from season to season believe in the other way around
from season to season • 英语惯用法，用单数名词，名词前没有冠词 • believe sb. 相信某人（所说的话是真的） • believe in sb. 相信某人 • I believe him, but I can’t believe in him. • 我相信他的话是真的，但我不能信任他。
Fill in the blanks: 1. Rich food doesn’t _________ my stomach. 2. These clothes _______ me very well. 3. The two pieces of furniture don’t ______. suit fit match
1. Make a difference有所作为, 有影响, 有关系 （make all/big/little/no）difference 这对她没有多大影响。 This made little difference to her. 对我来说，你走或留都没有关系。 It doesn’t make any difference to me whether you go or stay. difference n. V. ___________ adj. __________ differ different
what if 倘使 ... 将会怎么样？ • what… if… 的省略句式 • 万一谣言被证实是真的呢？ • What if the rumor is true? • 万一他发现是你偷了他的书，将会是怎样呢？ • What if he finds out that you’ve lost his book?
3.The other way around / round : on the contrary 颠倒；相反；反过来 说我偷了她的钱，其实正相反，是她偷了我的钱。 I was accused of stealing money from her but in fact it was the other way around. 你应该回答我的问题而不是向我发问. You should answer my questins, not the other way aound.
Everyone has his or her special skills and interests, and only by discovering what we do best can we hope to reach our goals and truly make a difference. • “only by discovering what we do bestcan we hope to reach our goals and truly make a difference” 倒装句（目的：强调倒装部分） • We can hope to reach our goals and truly make a difference only by discovering what we do best.
Only when the war was over in 1918 was he able to get happily back to work. Only my parents know the secret.
Writing 1. Who is your favorite scientists? 2. How can you best describe him or her? 3. What is the most important and interested fact about him or her? 4. Why do you like him or her?
Discussion: • Of all the characteristics of great scientists mentioned in the text, which do you think is the most important? Why? 2. What do great scientists like Stephen Hawking ,Galileo Galilei and Zhang Heng have in common?(The following questions can help you) a. What is the scientific spirit? b. How do they solve problems? c. How do they make a difference? d. What can we learn from them?
Finish the sentences with the correct form of the following verbs: to finish 1.I expect___ ______(finish ) the work by the end of this month. 2. Missing the bus means ________ (walk) home. I mean ___________ ( start out early). 3. The clothes need _________ (wash). I want ______( wash) them myself. 4. I’m sorry __________ (give) you so much trouble. 5. I have to _____(ask) ________ (give) another chance. 6. He failed _________( buy) a film ticket. 7. Betty didn’t expect ________ ( treat) like that. walking to start out washing / to be washed to wash to have given ask to be given to buy to be treated