Do you love money? Would you like to be a millionaire? Why or why not?
Money can buy too many things.
“ Who wants to be a Millionaire? I don’t,” s
ays Charles Gray.
To understand the text and learn some useful words and phrases
To have a right attitude towards money
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. be concerned about dream up be determined to give away be pleased with… enjoyable greedy a. be worried about b. has a strong will to do c. be happy with… d. happy and pleasant e. imagine, think of f. give sb. sth without asking for money. g. not generous
1. Charles Gray was a rich
2. Now he hasonly some new furniture. second-hand
3. He hasn’t got a stove in his dormitory.
4. He has got a vegetable garden.
5. Charles gave his money away to poor people.
6. People thought he was drunk when he
gave away small bank notes in the
Decide if the statements below are true (T), false (F) or there is no information (NI), if it is false, please correct it.
Try to get detailed information and fill in the blanks
contrast : life in the past and now
16 years ago
a huge six-bedroom house
a small dormitory room; second-hand furniture a small garden; a few trees, flowers, grow vegetables give away money to… $2 thousand buy things in charity shops appreciate/ pleased/happier/ feel like Father Christmas , A lot of fun, feel free
$ 2 million
was tired of… decided to drop out
summary of the passage
? A lot of people are 1_____ (determine)to become a millionaire.They hope to do all the 2______ (enjoy) things once they got rich.Actually, some millionaires continue to be concerned 3______ money, so they are hardworking to make sure they never lose it.However, there are some people 4______don't want to be a millionaire.Charles Gray is one example.Charles Gray was a millionaire sixteen years ago, but he was tired of 5_____a person who had everything in a world 6______many people had nothing. So he gave all his money7______ to charities.Charles now lives in a small dormitory room where there is only second-hand furniture.Though he has given away all his money, he lives a 8______ (happy)life than before.When 9______(ask) whether there were any things he missed, he replied he wouldn't go back10_____being rich for anything. 1.determined 2.enjoyable 3.about 4.who 5.being 6.where 7.away 8.happier 9.asked 10.to
Write a short passage about money. Some of the sayings may be helpful.
Money talks. 金钱万能 Money makes the mare go. 有钱能使鬼推磨。 Money is the root of all evil. 金钱乃万恶之源。 Little wealth, little care. 财富少，烦恼也少 Money is not everything, but without money, everything is nothing. Money doesn't grow on trees.挣钱不容易
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