Read the first paragraph and
1. Who wrote this? 2. What is his job?
3. What will the writer tell us?
4. What does he advise us to do?
/>the following aspects are mentioned
) appearance (
marriage ( ) jobs ( )
Van Gogh’s jobs:
He worked in
He became a an __________________in art dealer’s company
language teacher He worked as a _____________ in missionary Belgium, painter
He turned to be a ____________.
) 1.Van Gogh was not easy to get along
( T ) 2. He cut off his ear because he was
sad. F ( T ) 3. He spent a year in a mental
hospital. F ( ) 4. He was completely mad when he hospital. was in
realistic ———— rough ———— bright ———— thick ———— emotional ————
The writer suggests that Van
Gogh would be _______to learn that
his paintings are now locked in the
A upset C wealthy B happy D surprised
The writer suggests that Van Gogh’s reputation________.
A was high when he died
B kept on growing after his death C quickly developed throughout Europe
D stopped growing until the 1980s
In the writer’s opinion,
Vincent Van Gogh _______
A ought to be more famous B is a really great painter C should not be admired D does not deserve his fame
According to the writer,when Van Gogh was alive, many people _____. A agreed with Theo’s view on Van Gogh B offered him with financial support. C felt he had great ability as a painter
D were sad when he died suddenly
Supposing you are a volunteer in the Vincent Van Gogh Exhibition, give visitors a simple introduction of him and his paintings.
Dear friends, welcome to the Vincent Van Gogh Exhibition. Now I will tell you something about him and his paintings. He …
1. Read the passage loudly; 2. Write a short passage about Vincent Van Gogh. 3. Discuss: Was Van Gogh a genius?
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