Brainstorming
Anne Frank
? She was born in Frankfurt, in Germany. ? She was persecuted by Nazi. ? Her father had her diary published after her death.
If winter comes, can spring be far behind?
“Ode to the West Wind”
Percy Bysshe Shelley
optimistic attitude towards life
pessimistic
Jane Austen
? This is a British novelist. ? This is a female novelist. ? “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” ? Pride and Prejudice is one of her works.
William Shakespeare
? He is known by almost everyone in the world. ? His works include 37plays, 2narrative poems and 154 sonnets. ? His four great tragedies are frequently performed in Broadway. ? The four great tragedies are Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and King Lear.
“Lincoln in American Literature” pseudonym
美国文学中的林肯
Mark Twain
(Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
Unit 3 The Million Pound Bank-note Bank-
What do you know about Mark Twain? Do you know any of his works?
Mark Twain: (1835?19
  10)
The greatest humorist of the 19th century American literature. Novels: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (18
  76)(汤姆 索亚历险记) 汤姆?索亚历险记 汤姆 索亚历险记) The Prince and the Pauper (18
  82)
(皇子与贫儿) 皇子与贫儿)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (18
  94) )
费恩历险记) (哈克贝利?费恩历险记) 哈克贝利 费恩历险记
good at writing about children’s adventures
his masterpieces
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
1876
his masterpieces
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
1881
his short stories

  1.Running for Governor
  2.The ? 1,000,000 BankBank-Note
About Mark Twain
Find out more information about Mark Twain and then complete the following chart.
Place he was born in Places where he lived famous works
In Florida
Hannibal, Missouri, along the Mississippi The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Life on the Mississippi It means the water is two fathoms deep.(=12feet) He left school to look for work. A printer, a riverboat pilot, a soldier, a gold miner, a business- man and a newspaper reporter.
The meaning of “mark twain” the age of twelve Working experience
Question & Thinking:

  1.What was Mark Twain’s life like in the last years of his life?
It was filled with sad events, loneliness and the loss of much money.

  2.As a result of this, what happened to his writing?
His writing lost most of its humour and became sad like him.
Discussion
Suppose a rich person gives you a million pound bank-note, what will you do with it ? Give the reasons.
ACT Pre-reading
1
SCENE
A brief introduction to the story
1&2
Two rich gentlemen made a bet on what would happen to a person if he was given a million pound note. Henry, the hero of the story, an American young man, sailed too far, drifted out to the ocean, A British ship, for London, passing by, fortunately saved him.
Prediction
What would happen to Henry?
ACT
1
SCENE
The story began
3
Scan the passage and find out :
What happened to Henry? What does the brothers choose Henry for?
What happened to Henry? He was given a letter by the two brothers and was asked not to open it until two o’clock. What does the brothers choose Henry for? They wanted to make a bet on Henry.
Jobless,penniless,honest, the right person to choose for betting
gave Henry an envelope and told him not to open it until 2 o’clock
Skimming : answer the following questions:

  1. Where does Henry Adams come from?Does he know much about London?
  2. What did he do in America?
  3. Why did he land in Britain?

  1. Where does Henry Adams come from?Does he know much about London? Henry comes from San Francisco. No, he doesn’t know London at all.
  2. What did he do in America? He worked for a mining company.

  3. Why did he land in Britain? He was sailing out the bay when he was carried out to sea by a strong wind and was survived by a ship for London.
pair work
Put the following events in correct order. (
  1)Henry wandered in London streets. (
  2)About a month ago Henry Adams was sailing out of the bay. (
  3)The next morning he was spotted by a ship. (
  4)Towards nightfall he found himself carried out to sea by a strong wind. (
  5)On the ship he earned his passage by working as an unpaid hand.
Key:
(
  2) About a month ago Henry Adams was sailing out of the bay. (
  4) Towards nightfall he found himself carried out to sea by a strong wind. (
  3) The next morning he was spotted by a ship. (
  5) On the ship he earned his passage by working as an unpaid hand. (
  1)Henry wandered in London streets.
Reading exercises:
Write”F”if it is a fact. Write “O”if it is an opinion.
  1. Henry wants to find a job in London. F
  2. Henry is given an envelope by two brother. F
  3. Henry is unlucky young man.
  4. Henry is not a proud man. O O

  5. Henry is foolish to go and meet the two brothers. O
Read Act one again, then fill in the following form. About a month ago Towards nightfall The next morning Lastly sailing Henry was out of the bay.
Henry found himself out to carried sea by a strong wind. spotted Henry was by a ship. Henry arrived in by London working on the ship as an unpaid hand;
Now Just at that time To Henry’s surprise
Henry was in London and lost wandering in the street. called Roderick him and asked him to step in. letter Roderick gave Henry a with money in it.
Retell the story by filling the following passage.
Henry was an. One day he had an American accident in a. Luckily he was survived bay by a ship for. He arrived in London London by earning his passage without pay. He was lost in the street in. To his surprise an rags thing happened. Two rich brothers incredible gave him a million pound bank-note because they had made a. bet
After reading What kind of persons you think the characters are?
(Henry Adams, Oliver Roderick)
Henry : proud (he earns his passage by working on a ship to England), careless( he arrived in England by accident after not sailing his boat well), honest (he asks for work not charity). Oliver and Roderick : rich (servants and not worrying about giving a stranger a million pound bank-note), mischievous (prepared to bet one million pounds just for a bit of fun), good judges of character( they see Henry is honest and proud)
Prediction
What do you think will happen to Henry? Will the bank-note help him or get him into trouble? Give a possible development to the story.
 

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