Part Two Listening, Understanding and Speaking Listening I Exercise 1
  5.T Exercise 2
Listening II Exercise 1
  6.F Exercise 2
  5.original 6
Part Three Practice One Exercise 1 A C: 2 1 3 Exercise 2
  1.China, 7900BC
  3.3100BC, quickly, shapes
  4. art Practice Two Exercise 1
  1.partly underground
  3.digging into the ground
  4.wood,grass,waterproof Exercise 2
  5.D Practice Three Exercise 1
  5.D Exercise 2
  1.35 years,broad white
  3.easy, studied
  4. every possible angle, obvious Practice Four Exercise 1
  9.B Exercise 2
  6. 1492,1903
Part One Preparation

  1. What Is Creativity?
“Being creative” means one can think of things that others cannot. “Being creative” means one can solve problems in a simple and original way. “Being creative” means one can think and do things in an unusual way.
Being creative is not limited to scientists or artists. Actually, ordinary people also do creative work in their lives. It is carried on all the time by amateur inventors who find new and more convenient ways of doing everyday things. For example, the paper clip was invented by a man who kept losing his paperwork. Thanks to his own invention, he’s now very well organized.
InIn-class Reading
Words, Phrases & Grammatical Structures
Pursue (L.
  7)v. : A. try to achieve; B. work at, perform; C. follow or search for sth./sb. in order to catch or kill them
Many women find it difficult to continue pursuing a career with having children. The hunters spent hours pursuing their prey. Pursuit n. : in pursuit of
  14) v. : work or operate; n. : social activities, ceremony The television was functioning normally until yesterday. I see her two or three times a year, usually at social functions. Studies suggest that regular intake of the vitamin significantly improves brain function.

  1. Creativity is not something one is just born with, nor is it necessarily a characteristic of high intelligence. (l. 17-
  18) 这里,nor后面的句子是倒装句。当某些表示否定意义的词或短 语位于句首时(否定词修饰主语时除外),句子要部分倒装,如果 谓语动词为be的一般现在时或一般过去时,则要全部倒装。 e.g. I) Neither at this meeting nor at the previous one did anyone raise the problem. II) She will not leave, nor will she allow him to continue treating her badly. III) I’m not able to see the difference, nor is my husband. IV) Not until many years later did the whole truth become known. V) Never have I seen such a nice movie.

  3. Original (L.
  20): A. describing something which existed from the beginning of a process B. not the same as anything or anyone else and therefore special and interesting Her original plan was to stay for a month, but she had to leave after two weeks. His essay was full of original ideas. Originate v. Originality n. Originally adv.

  4. Sacrifice (L
  23) v. n. A. To give up something that is valuable in order to help others to achieve victory B. To offer God They sacrificed a lamb to God. Many women sacrifice interesting careers for their family. We had to make sacrifices and go without things in order to pay for our children’s education.

  2. be up to…(l.
  37) 除了阅读文章中出现的并在学生用书的 notes中提到的用法外,还可表示“to 中提到的用法外, 中提到的用法外 还可表示“ be left to somebody to decide”。 。 e.g. I) “Shall we go out?” “It’s up to you.” II) Whether he took it or not was up to him. III) Whether you learn or not is entirely up to you.

  5. Dismiss(L
  46) v. A. Formally ask or order somebody to leave B. To decide that something or somebody is not important and not worth considering Just dismiss those thoughts from your mindthey’re crazy and not worth thinking about. She was dismissed from her job for disobeying the company safety regulations. Dismissal n.

  6. Involve (L
  48) v. : to include somebody in something or to make them take part in or feel part of it
Do we need to involve someone from the computer department at this stage in our discussions? The operation involves putting a small tube into your heart. Include : contain a part of sth.else
  1). The four men organizing and carrying out the murders.
  2). Your responsibilities making appointments on my behalf. Keys:
  1).were involved in
  2). will include
nature (l.
  1) 自然 e.g. I) Man is engaged in a constant struggle with nature. II) We grew up in the countryside, surrounded by the beauties of nature.
  2) typical qualities and characteristics of a person or an animal 天性,本性 e.g. I) It’s human nature that parents should be fond of their children. II) It’s his nature to be generous. III) She has a very sweet nature.

  3) the main character of something 特性,性质 e.g. I) What is the nature of Jim’s business? II) He examined the nature of the relationship between the two communities. by nature天生,本性 nature 实际上 天生, 天生 本性,in I’m an optimist by nature. One cannot do everything by oneself; it isn’t in nature
Reading Comprehension
  1. Understanding the Organization of the Text
  1) Introduction (Para.
  1) It is introduced in the article how teachers and parents can encourage creativity in children.
  2) An important strategy for parents and teachers to follow (Para.2-
  3) A. The strategy: To encourage children to spend time thinking and developing new ideas. B. The significance for adopting the strategy: If children can be taught to think creatively, they will be better able to function in tomorrow’s society.
  3) The definition of creativity (Para.4-
  5) A. Who successful students and adults are: Those who can find a number of ways to approach problems. B. What creative people can do: They can use what they have to produce original ideas that are good for something.
  4) A big problem in school (Para.
  6) The problem: Children can obtain and give back information, but can’t figure out ways to apply what they know in new situations.

  5) A new approach to teaching (Para.
  7) A. The approach: Combining the basics with activities where the students must use their imagination. B. How to do so: By asking questions and meanwhile praising their ideas and new thoughts. C. How to facilitate the process: To create an atmosphere in which there is no risk in being creative?a place where wild ideas are honored and valued, never scorned or dismissed.

  6) Things parents can do at home to encourage creativity (Para.8-
  10) A. To involve children in decision making. B. To help children to understand the consequences of various decisions. C. To encourage them to talk out loud about things they are doing. The reason for doing so: Talking out loud improves language skills and thinking skills. D. To show a sense of humor. The reason for doing so: Children can see creativity in its purest form. E. To give children choices from their earliest age. Examples: a. When they are very young, let them choose between two food items for lunch. b. When they grow older, (parents should) let them decide how to use their time or spend their money.

  2. Understanding Specific Information
  1) T
  2) F
  3) F
  4) T
  5) T
  6) F
  7) F
  8) T
  3. Group Discussion Samples
  1) Sometimes I think creativity depends more on nature than on nurture. Most of us get the same education, yet we do not have the same level of creativity. I’d say some are really creative and others are not creative at all. How can we account for this phenomenon? Only nature is the answer. The same rule applies to the relationship between intelligence and creativity. People who are creative in everyday life may not have high intelligence.
  2) Children should be brought up in a pleasant and democratic atmosphere and be treated as equals in the family. Parents should encourage them to ask “whys” about things around them, and provide them with chances to solve problems by themselves. When they are in school, they should have the freedom to study or learn according to their own interests besides the basics of knowledge and skills. For example, if a child doesn’t like to play musical instruments, he should never be taken to the weekend classes of that kind. In addition, children’s ideas should be respected, no matter how simple or ridiculous they seem to be. In short, when they keep paying attention to this, parents can find different ways to encourage and develop children’s creativity.
  1) confused, confusion
  2) intelligence, intelligent
  3) humorous, humor
  4) strategy, strategic
  5) motivated, motivation
  6) combination, combined
  7) creation, creative
  8) pursuit, pursuing
  9) multiplication, multiply
  10) employ, employment
  1) perfected
  2) approaching
  3) value
  4) functions
  5) approach
  6) perfect
  7) honor
  8) function
  9) honor
  10) value
  1) dismiss
  2) consequences
  3) promoting
  4) applies
  5) vital
  6) scorned
  7) conventional
  8) original

  1) consciously
  2) innovative
  3) unconsciously
  4) determines
  5) Imagination
  6) aware
  7) control
  8) created
  9) extension
  10) technique vulnerable
  12) unfolding
  13) joyful
  14) gain Apply

Part Three Further Development

  1. Enriching Your Word Power
  1) C
  2) B
  3) B
  4) A
  5) C
  6) A
  7) A
  8) C
  9) B
  10) A
  11) B
  12) B

  2. What Do They Stand for? IQ tests usually measure one’s verbal and mathematical skills. This activity is to measure one’s associative flexibility. The test will give some idea of one’s mental plasticity and, therefore, creativity.
  1) 26=L of the A (letters of the alphabet)
  2) 7=W of the A W (wonders of the ancient world)
  3) 1001=A N (Arabian nights)
  4) 12= S of the Z (signs of the Zodiac)
  5) 54=C in the D [with the J] (cards in the deck with the jokers)
  6) 9=P in the S S (planets in the solar system)
  7) 88=P K (piano keys)
  8) 24= H in a D (hours in a day)
  9) 11= P on a F T (players on a football team)
  10) 29=D in F in a L Y (days in February in a leap year)

  6. Cloze
  1) mean
  2) include
  3) break
  4) invent
  5) strike
  6) limited
  7) able
  8) not
  9) average
  10) reason
  11) that
  12) examining
  13) Another
  14) play
  15) regard
  16) sound
  17) because
  18) disapproved
  19) satisfaction
  20) but
Part Four Writing and Translation

  2. Translation Practice
  1)一个具有独创性的人没有难题,只有发挥独创性的机会。(多 里?勒特格)
  2)我一直在做力所不能及的事,那是为了学会如何去做。(巴勃 罗?毕加索)
  3)存在是为了改变,改变是为了成长,成长是为了不断创造自我。 (亨利?伯格森)
  4)想要创造性地生活,我们必须不再害怕犯错。(约瑟夫?奇尔 顿?皮尔斯)
  5)创造性就是发明、试验、成长、冒险、犯规、犯错和游戏。(玛 丽?卢?库克)
  6)我总想着创新。我的未来始于每天清晨睡梦初醒之时。每天我都 在自己的生活中找到富有创造性的事情来做。(迈尔斯?戴维斯)
Assignments on After-class Reading

  1. Explain the title “ A Long March to Creativity”
  2. Look up the following words in the dictionary: Passage
  1) turn in (L
  6) Passage
  1) desirable (L
  3) engage (L
  2) elicit (L
  2) orient (L
  3) retrieve(L


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