Carnival Introduction/ Cultural Corner
狂欢节 1．carnival (n.) __________ 标志 7．mark (vt.) __________
贸易 基督教徒 8．trade (n.) __________ 2．christian (adj.) __________
3．ghost (n.) __________ 鬼；幽灵 运输；运送 9．transport (vt.) __________
服装；戏装； 10．landower (n.) __________ 4．costume (n.) __________ 地主；土 化妆服 地拥有者 11. import (vt.) __________ 5．multicultural (adj.) 引进；进口
__________ 多元文化的；跨文化的 12．master (n.) __________ 主人
废除 6．plantation (n.) __________ 农庄；庄园 13．abolish (vt.) __________
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华丽的；富丽堂皇的 14．magnificent (adj.) __________
庆典；庆祝 15．celebration (n.) __________ 自由 16．freedom (n.) __________
联合 17．unite (vt.) __________
18．origin (n.) __________ 起源
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How many Chinese festivals do you know? Can you list them in English? Keys: 1.The Spring Festival;2.The lanter Festival; 3.The Qing Ming Festival;4.The Dragon-Boat Festival; 5.The Midautumn Festival;6.The Double Nineth Festival.
How many English festivals do you know? Can you list them in English?
Keys: 1.Christmas; 2.Thanksgiving Day; 3.Halloween; 4.Holi; 5.Carnival.
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1.This is a Chistmas festival which comes in the middle of winter. 2.This is a festival of colour, which marks the beginning of spring in India. 3.People love wearing special clothes for this festival. 4.This is when Americans remember the hard times when they first arrived in the country. 5.This festival is at the end of October, when "ghost" come out.
Work in groups and talk about what you usually do in Chinese festivals. You can choose the most important or interesting festival you think, and you can follow the details of activities 3 and 4. Then share it with us.
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Guess: Whst's the meaning of Carnival?
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Cultural Corner-2.Fast Reading
A: As time went on, carnival become a way of uniting different communities and now it has become a celebration of life itself. B: Carnival became a celebration of freedom C: The slaves were forced to watch their European masters to celebrate carnival and then they began to hold carnival with their own features. D: The slave trade brought millions of black people to the new world. E: We can understand what carnival is all about by reading the history of American and the meeting of two cultures.
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Cultural Corner-3.Careful Reading
1.How can we understand what carnival is all about?
2.Why were slaves needed in America?
3.How did black people go to America?
4.How did carvinal start in America?
5.How was carnival changed when the slave trade
6.What role did carnival play in Caribbean island?
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Introduction and Cultural Corner- Homework
? 1.Review words and phrases of these two part.
? 2.Read the passge in Cultral Corner after class. ? 3.Read new words of Vocabulary and Reading part.
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