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  • Unit 3The Eiffel TowerDeborah Soong

  • Teaching ActivitiesIndex

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    1st period1. Warm-up2. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs 1-53. Reading Paragraphs 1-52nd period1. The Vocabulary, and Idioms & Phrases within Paragraphs 6-92. Reading Paragraphs 6-93. Post-reading3rd period1. Word File2. Sentence Patterns3. Expansion4. Writing Practice4th periodPart II Oral & Listening - Unit 3

  • Warm-upVocabulary Idioms & PhrasesReading~Paragraphs 1-5

  • Oriental Pearl TV Tower Situated in Shanghai, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with the height of 468 meters, is the worlds third tallest TV tower after the 553-meter CN Tower in Toronto and the 535-meter Moscow TV Tower. The tower has become Shanghai's newest landmark andan attraction for tourists. It is designed with eleven beautiful spheres just like pearls of various sizes . The tower overlooks the Huangpu River and the flourishing Pudong, zooming in on the city's interesting spots. The Oriental Pearl Tower is a multi-functional construction meeting various needs in dining, shopping, entertainment, boarding , broadcasting and tourism.

  • Tokyo TowerTokyo tower, the citys most recognizable postwar icon,is the world's tallest self-supporting steel tower. It was completed in 1958 as a symbol for Japan's rebirth , and functions as a television and radio broadcast antenna . Tokyo tower offers a spectacular sight at night, with its 164 lights varying in color by season. It has two observation galleries, which have been the tourist attraction.

  • The Eiffel TowerAnswer the following questions.

  • The Eiffel Tower is made of ______. plastic steel wood

  • 2. The Eiffel Tower is taller than ______. the Shin Kong Life Tower () the Empire State Building (US) the Tokyo Tower (Japan)

  • 3. The designer of the Eiffel Tower also designed ______. the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy) Big Ben in London (UK) the Statue of Liberty (US)

  • 4. At the time when the Eiffel Tower was built, ______. everyone liked the tower no one liked the tower some people hated the towerBack

  • Listen to paragraphs 1-5.Skip

  • Now, answer the following questions.

  • ( ) The Eiffel Tower was built ______. (A) by 1885 (B) from 1887 to 1889 (C) one and a half centuries ago (D) from 1889 to 1930B

  • ( ) The tower was an important part of ______. (A) the World Fair in 1921 (B) the Olympic Games held in Paris (C) the Centennial Exhibition of 1889 (D) the Architecture Festival of France in 1930C

  • It is strange to think that Gustave Eiffels famous tower, the universally beloved symbol of France, was considered a horribleeyesore when it was constructed over a hundred years ago. It is strange to think that.... One might think it strange that.... People might find it strange that....Next

  • It is strange to think that Gustave Eiffels famous tower, the universally beloved symbol of France, was considered a horribleeyesore when it was constructed over a hundred years ago. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (1832- 1923) graduated from the Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris in 1855. After 1864 , he established a career as an engineer-contractor. Eiffel was famous for his project for the Eiffel Tower. Next

  • It is strange to think that Gustave Eiffels famous tower, the universally beloved symbol of France, was considered a horribleeyesore when it was constructed over a hundred years ago. A be considered (to be) B = A be regarded as B; A be thought of as B AB Shakespeare is considered (to be) a great playwright.

  • Yet, today, the iron lady attractsmillions of visitors annually, making it one of the worlds premier tourist attractions.yetbuthoweverIt is a very small shop, yet it sells many kinds of lovely decorations.making...attractionswhich makes...attractionswhich. Next

  • Yet, today, the iron lady attractsmillions of visitors annually, making it one of the worlds premier tourist attractions.tourist attraction = a place that many tourists visitBlackpool is the top tourist attraction in England.Next

  • Yet, today, the iron lady attractsmillions of visitors annually, making it one of the worlds premier tourist attractions.Yet, today, the iron lady attracts millions of visitors annually, [making it one of the worlds premier tourist attractions]. Nevertheless, nowadays, the iron lady draws millions of visitors every year, which makes it one of the worlds leading sightseeing spots.

  • The ironwork of this masterpiece of engineering is amazing, and most visitors find that soaring upward in a glass elevator is both exciting and alarming. alarming = worrying and frighteningThe rainforest is disappearing at an alarming rate. Next

  • The ironwork of this masterpiece of engineering is amazing, and most visitors find that soaring upward in a glass elevator is both exciting and alarming. A ride to the top of this Eiffel Tower willliterally take your breath away, unless traveling up the center of the tower at 340feet per minute pushed up against the door of a glass elevator doesnt bother you. So, acrophobics and the faint of heart beware!

  • Hitler, passing through the city in 1940, was unimpressed: Is that all it is? Its ugly! Hitler, passing through the city in 1940, was unimpressed.... Hitler, who passed through Paris in 1940, was not impressed (by the tower).... Hitler was not impressed (by the tower) at all when he passed through Paris in 1940.... The tower left no good impression on Hitler when he passed through Paris in 1940....Next

  • When the Germans took over Paris during World War II, there was a mystery fault in the lifts, so when Hitler wanted to go up [the tower], he had to climb the 1,792 steps to the top. When the Nazis left Paris in 1944, the lifts were fixed with the simple turn of a screw.Next

  • Hitler, passing through the city in 1940, was unimpressed: Is that all it is? Its ugly ! Is that all it is? Is that all (that) the tower is?allthatThat is all I know.

  • Whatever your reaction, no visit to Paris is complete without seeingthis 7,000-ton structure of metal, and the views from the top on a clear day are unforgettable.Whatever your reaction, no visit to Paris is complete without seeing this 7,000-ton structure of metal.... No matter what your reaction may be, your visit to Paris is incomplete if you dont go to see the metal structure, weighing 7,000 tons....Next

  • Whatever your reaction, no visit to Paris is complete without seeingthis 7,000-ton structure of metal, and the views from the top on a clear day are unforgettable.viewsightview.You will get a better view of the sea fromthe upstairs window.This tower commands a view of the whole city.

  • In 1885, Paris held a competition to design a 300-meter tower as the centerpiece for the Centennial Exhibition of 1889. design A as BABThey designed their house as an elegant Victorian home.Next

  • In 1885, Paris held a competition to design a 300-meter tower as the centerpiece for the Centennial Exhibition of 1889. the Centennial Exhibitionthe 1889 Universal Exhibition and Centennial of the French Revolutionall manner of houses, plants, artifacts, minerals, jewels, clothes, medicines, machines

  • Gustave Eiffel, nicknamed the magician of iron, won the contest with his seemingly functionless tower, beating 699 other proposals.(A be) nicknamed B(A)BMy younger sister is nicknamed Sugarby my parents.

  • It took about two years to build the tower. It took about two years to build the tower. They spent about two years (in) building the tower.

  • Initially, it grew at a rate of 10 meters a month, speeding up to nearly 30 meters a month as it neared the summit. grow.The town grew into a large city.speed up fall The birth rate is apt to fall in advanced countries.near.Slow down as you near the school gate. Next

  • Initially, it grew at a rate of 10 meters a month, speeding up to nearly 30 meters a month as it neared the summit. Initially, it grew at a rate of 10 meters a month, [speeding up to nearly 30 meters a month as it neared the summit]. In the beginning, the tower was built at a rate of 10 meters a month, and the rate of construction speeded up to almost 30 meters a month when the tower neared the summit.

  • Yet on the day it opened, none of the elevators worked. Yet on the day it opened, none of the elevators worked. Nevertheless, on the inauguration day, the elevators were not working yet. However, when it was inaugurated on March 31, 1889, none of the elevators was made available to its visitors.

  • Eiffel and his 60-strong party of officials had to climb the 1,710 steps to place the French flag on the third level of the tower.his 60-strong party of officials a party of 60 officialsstrong().The crew were 30 strong. This summer camp offers 150-strong students a chance to experience a multilingual learning environment.party()A party of tourists are coming this way.

  • For years, the finished product remained a world-record breaker, twice the height of any other building (until New Yorks Chrysler Building went up in 1930). twice the height of any other building (being) twice as hig