Reading and Vocabulary
Vocabulary and Reading-1.Warm-up
Step One：Words and Phrases
hide 1．_______ (
vt.) 掩藏；躲藏 book 6．________ (vt.) 预定 wander (vi.) 漫步；闲逛 7．________ elegant 8．________ (adj.) 优美的；高 雅的
2．confusion _______ (n.) 杂乱；混乱
extend (vt.) 延长 3．_______ pretend (vi.) 假装 4．_______ 5．_______( memory n.) 记忆
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magic 9．________ (n.) 魔力；魔术
up 1．dress_______ 装扮；打扮 have fun 玩的愉快 2． ______ come to an end 完结；终结 3．______ 4．on ______ 连续地 end 5. ______ secret 秘密地 in 6. _____ date back to 追溯到（某个时候） 7. put sb. _____ into prison 把某人投入监狱
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Ⅲ. Review 1. If you dress up, you put on . . .
(a) lots of clothes
(b) special clothes
2. If you extend something, you make it (a) (b) shorter (a) longer longer 3. If you pretend to do something, you (a) try to do it
(b) behave behave as as if if you you were were doing doing it it (b) 4. When a crime is unpunished, the criminal . (a) has been caught (b) hasn't hasn't been been caught caught (b)
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5. Firearms are (a) guns
. . .
6. If something is banned, you are
(a) kill it
(b) not allowed
7. If you revive something, you
(b) bring it to life life (b) bring it back back to 8. If you are wandering, you are in a particular direction. (a) going (b) not going going (b) not
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Vocabulary and Reading-2.Fast Reading
Read the passage quickly and number the following sentences in the order.
A.The law about wearing masks. B.The meaning of carnival and how it was celebrated in history. C.How carnival is celebrated in Venice today and the feature of the carnival in Venice. D.People's general impression of carnival. E.Carnival in Venice and the problem it caused when people celebrated it. F.The revival of the tradition of celebrating carnival.
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Vocabulary and Reading-3.Careful Reading
Read the passage carefully and choose the best answers.
1.Carnival originates from (a) South America 2.It is celebrated . (c) Europe (b) North America .
(a) before christmas (b) between Christmas and Easter (c) after Easter
3.At carnival people (a) don't eat . (c) eat and drink .
(b) don't eat meat
4.The first carnival in Venice lasted for (a) one day
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(b) five days (c) forty days
5.In Venice people covered their (a) eyes (b) faces (c) hair
6.The government of Venice
the wearing of masks.
7.The original Venice carnival came to an end about (a) 500 (b) 200 (c) 30
8.The idea to start the carnival again came from (a) tourists (b) students (c) the government
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Vocabulary and Reading-4.Summary
Carnival is a western festival which is celebrated in many countries. It originates from Europe and was ___________ followed by a Christian festival Easter. People see it as the last ___________ to have fun at chance the end of the winter season. People usually enjoy eating, drinking and _________ dress up on Carnival. The most famous carnival in Europe was in Venice. At the beginning, it lasted ________ for one day. As time passed, the carnival period was __________. extended People walked around the streets wearing doing what they wanted without being ____________ masks, ________ recognised __________. Then, the government limited wearing masks because crimes there were some ___________ unpunished. At the end of the 18th banned and became a memory. century, carnival was completely _________ In the late 1970s the tradition was revived ________ by students. Now, carnival has become a famous festival which attracts the tourists from all over the world. Page ? 9
Vocabulary and Reading-5.Discussion
1.Which is your favourite festival?
2.Can you describe it for us?
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?1.Review words and phrases of this part.
?2.Read the passage of this part after class.
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