do you like paintings? do you like chinese or western paintings? let’s enjoy some chinese...
Embed Size (px)
Do you like paintings?
Do you like Chinese or Western paintings?
Let’s enjoy some Chinese paintings first, and then Western paintings.
If you would have three of these paintings in your classroom, which would you prefer?
Would you rather have Chinese or Western-style paintings in your home? Give your reason.
Do you ever visit art galleries?
What kind of paintings have you seen?
What do you know about Western paintings?
Please read the title and the headings:What’s the topic of the text?
How is the information organized?
It is about Western painting and the information is organized in the time period, from the earliest to present time.
Read the text through :
find out the new things you now learn about Western art.
(Students give their answers. Encourage them to talk in general terms rather than in details.)
Third reading:•Read the passage once again and underline the topic sentence of each paragraph.
•Para1:which sentence tells what the text is going to be about?
•Which paragraph tells you what the text is about?
The last sentence
The first paragraph
Fourth reading:Are these statements true or false?1 Western art has changed very little over the last seventeen centuries.
2 Painters in the Middle Ages painted mainly religious subjects.
3.Paintings in the Middle Ages were very realistic.
4 Renaissance painters tried to paint things in a realistic way.
5 Two important discoveries in the Renaissance period were oil paints and drawing in perspective.
6 Impressionists painted their pictures mainly indoors.
7 At first people did not like the impressionists’ paintings.
8 Modern art began with the impressionists.
While in prison, he wrote his first novel. 在…期间 ; 当…的时候He listens to the radio while driving to work. 与…同时While I admit that there are problems, I don’t agree that they can’t be solved. 虽然
Take the place of 代替 ; 接替 =take one’s placeI’ll take the place of my father for a while.=I’ll take my father’s place.
Take place 发生 ; 举办
When did the accident take place exactly?The wedding took place yesterday.
Focus on 聚焦于 ; 使…成为兴趣的焦点
我 要把镜头对准那儿的一群重要人物 .
I’ll focus on the main group of people over there.
All the eyes were focused on him.
A great deal of+ 不可数名词 许多
A great/good deal 大量 ( 名词 ; 副词 )He ate a great deal for supper yesterday.He ran a great deal faster than I.
A great deal of money was spent on the subject.
Shadow 阴影 ; 影子 ( 指因挡住强光而形成的影子 )
Eg. As the sun set, the shadows become longer.
Let’s find some shade and have a rest.
Scores of 很多 I have heard that scores of times.
Scores of people attended the special performance.
Score 二十A score of people were present at the party.
Two score of those people wanted to fly there.
Attempt 尝试 ; 企图 vt.
第二道题太难了 , 我连试都没试 .The second problem was so difficult that I didn’t even attempt it.I attempted to speak but was told to be quiet.