Unit 2 Heroes
Lesson 1 Modern Heroes
In your mind, what kind of people are heroes?
Yang Liwei China’s first astronaut
China’s first astronaut
What kind of hero is he?
Space hero National hero
What do you know about Yang Liwei? How do you feel about him?
Born: June 21,1965, Liao Ning
Height:168cm Weight: 65kg Training : 1998-2003 Crowned: Space Hero
Let’s learn some words about space flight.
Read the article quickly and circle
all the words related to a
1 lift off 2 separate from 3 launch
4 let out 5 circle 6 land
lift off launch
separate from the rocket
circle the earth let out the parachute
Match the paragrapys with these headigs.
a) Astronaut lands safely 5 b) Welcome home 6 c) International good wishes 4 d) An exciting lift-off 2
e) Introduction 1
f) During the flight 3
? Choose True or False.
? 1.Shenzhou V is China’s fifth manned
2.Yang Liwei started training for his space flight in
3. It took the spaceship about 3 hours to circle the
earth once.( F ) twice
4.When the spaceship was doing its sixth circle,
Yang Liwei showed the flags of China and the
United Nations.( F )
?Read the passage carefully and answer the following questions:
1. How did Yang Liwei feel during the flight? How did he feel afterwards?
He felt the effects of high gravity including the feeling of soaring into the sky, after the spaceship landed, he felt happy to be back on earth.
2. What did Yang Liwei do during the Shenzhou v’s seventh circle of the earth?
He showed the flags of China and the United Nations to express Chinese people’s
wishes to explore and use space peacefully.
3. How many circles did the spaceship complete while Yang Liwei was sleeping?
The spaceship completed two circles.
4. Wh\\at were helicopters doing as Yang Liwei returned to the earth’s atmosphere?
The helicopters were flying to the landing site.
5. What did Yang Liwei do when he came out of the spaceship?
He smiled and waved to the crowds waiting for him.
Match the verbs with the nouns to
form expressions and fill in the blanks.
3. let out
c) a task
1.In my __o_p_i_n_io_n, he is dishonest boy. He is always
2.Yang Liwei, China’s firsta_s_tr_o_n_a_u_t_, is considered to be a national hero.
3.Things are not going verys_m__o_o_th_l_y_(顺利). 4.Columbus discovered America but did not e_x_p_l_o_r_e__ (探测)
the new continent. 5.He is a _c_o_m__p_le_t_e stranger to me.
6.The story took place on a p_e_a_c_e_f_u_l (宁静的) night. 7.There is ana_t_m__o_sp_h__er_e_(气氛) of peace and calm in
the country. 8.It’s a p__ri_v_a_t_e_ letter. You have no right to read it. 9.He likes living _a_lo_n_e_ (独自地). 10.The children all have theirs_e_p_a_r_a_te_(单独的) rooms.
Language in use
Retell each paragraph according to the following key words and phrases.
When: At 9 am. on Wednesday, October 15th., 2003
Where:Jiuquan, Gansu Province Who: Yang Liwei, China’s first
High gravity Zero gravity
the 6th. time: spoke with ground control, as well as his wife and son.
speak with his wife and son
speak with ground control接 地控制
the 7th. circle
show the flags, expressing...
When: at 6:23 am. on October 16th
Where: Inner Mongolia
glowing red, let out, shaking, flying to, collect...
climb out of... smile, wave
too short to stay in space
?1.The spaceship called Shenzhou V, was…
?一个名叫Tom 的男孩打破了玻璃. A boy called Tom broke the window.
?2. Lift off 火箭发射,飞机起飞
There is nothing to choose between the two. 两者不相上下。 choose指一般性的“选择” select指在同种的许多东西中，加以仔细审慎的 ‘选择’标准比较严格,即此精选之中有所淘汰
She lets her son select his own Christmas
4.separate adj分开的,分离的,各自的,独立的 vt.vi分开,分离,分手,分散
The children sleep in separate beds.
The two friends separated at the crossroads. separate指把原来联合在一起的或靠近的人和物分开 separate...from
divide指把整体分成若干部分 divide...into... 整个世界分成七大洲（continent）。 英伦海峡（the EnglishChannel)把英国和法国分开
5. all over adv.
She looked all over for the lost book.
6. Show, showed; shown
给...看; 展出; 显示; 出示 show off 卖弄, 炫耀 show the pictures to all the students 把这些照片给所有的学生们看
7. because conj. 因为 because of 由于
I do it because I like it. 我做这件事是因为我喜欢。 He eats because of greed, not hunger. 他不是因为饿了,而是因为贪嘴才吃.
What characters should a hero have Can you be a hero? Why?
Tips: Using some key words that we had learned before.
y words: calm, generous, honest, friendl humorous, kind, smart, optimistic…
? Finish Ex. 7, P22 ? Prepare for the
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