Unit 1 That must be a record! GOALS
  1.Talk about records,adventures and hobbies
  2.Practise measuring and comparing
  3.Review the Subject
  4.Fill in a form ARMING WARMING UP Guinness Book of World Records contains records of all kinds.Take the quiz below and see whether you can guess the answers. (m=metres cm=centimeters h=hours) 1 The lowest temperature ever recorded on earth is. A ‰n
  75.4℃ B ‰n
  89.2℃ C ?I
  10.7℃ 2 The world’s tallest man is . A
  2.35m B
  2.45m C
  2.55m 3 The youngest college graduate was. A 10 years old B 12 years old C 14 years old 4 The highest number of goals in a soccer career is. A 1,279 B 546 C 3,850 5 The longest beard is . A 73cm B
  1.83cm C
  2.33cm 6 The longest lecture lasted. A
  32.5h B
  62.5h C
  1.You are going to hear someone talk about the size and speed of humans and animals. Before you listen to the tape, answer the questions below. (1 )What words would you use to describe a person's size and an animal's size? (2 )What words would you use to talk about how fast a human being or an animal is? (3 )Some people are short and small and some are tall and big. What are the advantages and disadvantages of different sizes?
  2. Listen to part 1 and complete the two pictures below with information from the tape. l=Yao Ming The world’s heaviest living person weighs kilograms. 2=You 3=Tallest classmate That is the same as TVs or! 4=Tallest living man It is also about times my weight. I weigh about TVs 5=Tallest living woman Fastest land animal: cheetah Speed: Fastest sea animal: sailfish Speed: Fastest animal on the planet: Speed: Fastest man-made object: Voyager 1 Speed: ( the speed of sound ,the speed of light) SPEAKING Work in pairs. Imagine that the record-breaking tightrope walker Adili is visiting your city and that you are going to interview him for the school newspaper. Use the following information and role cards to prepare for the interview. Student A you are a reporter for the school newspaper. , Use the information about Adili on the
next page to prepare questions for the interview. Ask him about him achievements, how he prepares for the records and what he thinks makes him a good tightrope walker. Student B Imagine that you are Adili. Use the information on the next page to prepare answers to the reporter's questions. Think what characteristics a good tightrope walker must have. of Adili ili's Some of Adili's records Stayed on o high wire for 22 days,beating the 21-day Guinness world record Crossed the Three Gorges on a high wire,646 metres long,402 metres high,time 13 minutes 48 seconds Walked across Mt.Heng,
  1,399 metres long,436 metres high,time 52 minutes 13 seconds At Tlankeng,walked 687 metres,about 662 metres above the ground PRE? PRE?READING Scan the text and answer the following questions.
  1. Who was Sir Hugh Beaver?
  2.When was the first edition of Guinness Book of World Records published?
  3. How long is the longest moustache in the world 4 .What Guinness record were set in Urumqi and Hong Kong? READING In 1951,the then director of the Guinness Brewery ,Sir Hugh Beaver, wanted to settle an argument about the fastest bird in Europe.After talking to his friends, he concluded that a book which answered such questions might popular. The Guinness company hired a company to write what later became Guinness Book of World Records. The first edition was published in 1955 and has been a best?seller ever since. More than
  60,000 new records are sent into the book each year, but they cannot all be printed. Instead, the editors of the book set down the records and keep track of them in other ways.The records are put into different categories.Guinness Book of World Records has chapters on the human body,amazing feats,the natural world, science and technology,arts and the media,model society,travel and transport, and sports and games.You can learn that the oldest person is a woman who lived to be 122 years and 164 days, that the longest moustache reached a length of
  1. metres and 6 that the longest poisonous snake is
  5.71 metres long. There are also strange records, like the Englishman who balanced a small car weighing 1
  59.6 kilogrammes on his head for thirty-three seconds! There are many Chinese records,For example,Tian’anmen Square is the largest square in the world with an area of about 40 hectares. China has a greatest number of hospitals in the world and Urumqi is the most remote city from the seait is
  2,500 kilometres from the nearest coast.A special and delicious record was set in 1997 to celebrate Hong Kong’s return to China. The world’s largest jiaozi was made, weighing an incredible 480 kilogrammes! Many of the records in Guinness Book of World Records come from the world of sports. Among the brilliant athletic achievements ,a few records stand out because of the moving life stories behind them.The Guinness world record for the farest average speed at the Tour de France was set in 1999 by the American cyclist Lance Armstrong. Impressive as record as is, it fades next to the story of Armstrong’s struggle against disease. In 1996 Armstrong ,the then No 1 cyclist in the world, was disgnosed with cancer and many thought that it meant the end of his cancer ,maybe even his life .
In 1998,however ,Armstrong returned to the world of racing.He went on to set the speed record and achieve his goal of winning the Tour de France six years in a row from 1999 to 20
  04. Why are people so interested in world records ? Part of the reason for our interest is probably the same curiosity that led Sir Hugh to write Guinness Book of World Records in the first place.We want to know what is possible and find out just how far we can push ourselves. Clearly,we are also entertained by accounts of strange and unusual deeds and facts.Whether we are out to set a new record ourselves or simply enjoy reading about champions, Guinness Book of World Records makes for interesting reading. Anybody can try to set a record.There are,however,some records that the book does not accept.No records that are dangerous to the person who is attempting it or to others are allowed.If you want to try to set a record,you should first contact Guinness Book of World Records.The editors will decide if your idea is suitable and then send you rules and the form you need to apply for the record. After wards,if all goes well,a Guinness official will come to inspect your attempt:If you are successful j the official will confirm the record and you will get a certificate from Guinness Book of World Records stating that you are a world record holder! POS POST-READING questions. 1 Answer the following questions. 1 How did Sir Hugh Beaver come up with the idea for Guinness Book of World Records? 2 What are the categories in Guinness Book of World Records? 3 Why are Lance Armstrong’s records special? 4 What types of record attempts are not allowed? 5 Why do you think many people are interested in world records? Matc A 2 Match each of the sentences below with a paragraph in the reading . Guinness Book of World Records is popular because people enjoy reading about strange facts and exciting achievements. B The editors of the book collect all the records and put them into different groups. C Sir Hugh Beaver decided to write the book as the result of an argument with a friend. D Even though the records themselves are amazing, stories of the people who set the the records are often even more interesting. E A new Guinness world record will only be accepted if it is safe and has been done according to the rules. F“I just love reading about people who do amazing things,such as swimming a long river or running across a country.The stories inspire me and are fun to read. 3 If you want to set a world record,what has to be done to get your record into Guinness of World Records? LANGUAGE STUDY Word study 1 Match the new words in the left column with their meaning in the right column. 1 attempt A say that something is true. 2 account B total number of copies of a book,newspaper,etc issued at one time 3 confirm C lose colour or disappear gradually 4 inspect D make an effort to achieve something
5 edition E detailed description of an event 6 certificate F make a visit to check that the rules are being obeyed 7 fade G official written or printed statement used as proof of a certain fact 8 beard H hair growing on the chin and the lower cheeks of a man’s face 2 Fill in the blanks with the words or phrases from the box.using their proper form. anno announce apply for athletic certificate comfirm fade inspect opportunity suitable in the first place July
  13,2001 saw a very bright night in Beijing that will never(
  1)??from memory. That night thousands of enthusiastic people celebrated the Winning of the bid for the 29th Olympic Games in 20
  08. In order to (
  2)the 2008 Olympic Games, the Chinese people and the government have done all they could to show that Beijing is (
  3)to host the world’s largest (
  4)event over the past two decades. Many of the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have visited Beijing to (
  5)China’s progress in preparing for the Olympic Games. They were fascinated to see enthusiastic people everywhere,even in the small hutongs in the city. When IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch (
  6)__ that Beijing would host the 2008 Olympic Games, all Chinese watching him on TV burst into cheers: "We have won !”Afterwards, the Chinese delegation was given a (
  7)__ by the IOC in Moscow which (
  8) the decision. It was not only a great honour for Beijing but also a historical achievement for the whole nation. The reason why the Chinese people and the government want the Olympic Games (
  9)__ is to show that the country is able to host such an important event, to welcome foreigners to get a better understanding of China and to create new business (
  10) __ We all hope that the 2008 Olympic Games will be the best ever and that the athletes and visitors will enjoy China and Beijing. Grammar Review the Subject 1 Underline the Subject in each of the following sentences and then translate the sentence into Chinese. Tell what is used as Subject (a noun, an adjective, etc). EXAMPLE: (Noun) Great thinkers have used creativity and imagination to change the world,. 1 Lance Armstrong set the world record for the fastest average speed at the Tour de France . 2 The wounded taken from the front need immediate treatment in the field hospital. 3 To win the Golden Globe Award is a great honour for a film-maker. 4 Taking exercise early in the morning has become part of her retired life. 5 Whether Jenny will pass the interview depends on her confidence in herself. 6 2008 is the year when the 29th Olympic Games will be hem in Beijing, China. 7 It was late in the evening when the accident happened at the corner of the street. 8 “ A bird in the hand is worth tow in the bush ” is my favourite proverb. 9 It is quite entertaining to read these accounts of strange and unusual feats and facts. 2 Choose the right part from the box on the next page as the Subject for each sentence below. 1 expected that Guinness Book of Records might be popular. 2 is that we like to see people break records. 3 is considered unlucky by many Westerners.
4 makes John wish that he were as good as they are. 5 need special schools where they can learn to read and write. 6 seems very popular among kids admiring Yang Liwei. 7 was very difficult for J K Rowling to get her first book about Harry Potter published. 8 are the Dos and Don’ts you need to know. Read them carefully, please. 9 in ancient times still remains a mystery. NTERAT RATING INTERATING SKILLS “Hey man,try that 360 again!” It is Saturday afternoon and a group of teenagers are trying new tricks on the park’s skating ramp.Every weekend, after finishing their homework! Li Yong and about a dozen of his friends grab their wheels and head down to the park to hang ton. Lin Yong is seventeen and a skillful skateboarder. and his friends decided to build He the ramp three years ago after watching a skateboarding competition on TV.Together with tow of classmates, LiYong went to the local park and told the park administration about their plans. Two weeks after the manager had give them his permission, the ramp was read and the friends held a grand opening.“All of our schoolmates were here, well as many parents and other kids from the neighbourhood. There were as even some grandparents who came to see what it was all about.”The ramp soon became popular and the teenagers have started a skateboarting club called Fun On Wheels. Skateboarting have been around since 1970s,but they have recently become popular again.Many teenagers have discovered the skateboard as a result of TV shows, films, and competitions such as the X Games. The X Games are like the Olympic Games for sports that are less familiar to us than sports like football and basketball.A new generation of sports is capturing the hearts and minds of people who are willing to try some thing new.These new sports are called “extreme sports” a



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