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<ul><li><p>Madame CurieYang Lan</p></li><li><p>Wu YiDeng Yaping</p></li><li><p>Li SuliMother Teresa</p></li><li><p>Song QinglingPearl S.Buck</p></li><li><p>Oprah WinfreyHelen Thayer</p></li><li><p>Alone in AntarcticaHelen Thayer</p></li><li><p>2.Do you know the names of three countries that are part of the North Pole? What about the South Pole?1.Imagine you are traveling alone to the South Pole, what will you take with you? Why?3.Why do polar bears never eat penguins?DiscussionThe North Pole</p><p>The South Pole</p></li><li><p>1. How did the writer celebrate her 60th birthday?4.Why did she say it was an experience she would never forget and would value for the rest of her life?1.The writer traveled to the South Pole to celebrate her 60th birthday.4. Because she had met the challenges of solo travel in an extreme climate.2. Has she ever been to the North Pole?When?3. What happened to her during the journey?2. Yes. At 50, she travelled alone to the North Pole.3.One day, she fell into an icy hole and was hanging on the ropes tied to the sled. The next morning, she had a bad accident with the sled and hurt her leg.Answer the questions below</p></li><li><p>True or false: ( ) 1. She spent her 50th and 60th birthday in Antarctica. ( ) 2. During her expedition in Antarctica, the weather was very good though the wind was icy.( ) 3. Helen used to practise self rescue in the mountain. ( ) 4. Helen thawed a frozen cake and sangHappy birthdayat the low of her voice.( ) 5. She will never forget her solo travel on the South pole.FFFTTtopListen to the tape and do the exercises.The first days</p></li><li><p>WeatherPurposeWayAccident 1Accident 2Key points:</p></li><li><p>At 50 I was the first woman to travel alone to the _____ Pole.North</p></li><li><p>Way: walked and _____ alone without ____ teamskied</p><p>dog</p></li><li><p>Purpose: to celebrate my ____th birthday.60</p></li><li><p>Weather: The first days was very ____ ,there was bright _______ 24 hours a day.On the third day it was _____ and during the next week the wind grew _______.goodsunshine</p><p>stormystronger</p></li><li><p>Accident1:When I was moving forward over a _____, I had ____ into a hole and was hanging on the ropes ____ to the sled. slopefallentied</p></li><li><p>Accident2: I had a bad accident with the ____ and hurt my ____and my head was ______.</p><p>sled</p><p>legwoozy</p></li><li><p>DiscussionWhat kind of woman is Helen Thayer? Describe her in a few sentences.Do you admire her? </p></li><li><p>Read the text carefully, especially the relevant part and choose one of the dates to write a diary.(1) Nov. 12, 1997(2) Nov. 22, 1997</p></li><li><p>1. Antarctica is another name for ____________ A. Australia B. the South Pole C. the North Pole D. Canada2. The sun does not go down in Antarctica, so Helens workdays were usually ____________ A.2 hours B. more than 12 hours C. less than 12 hours D. 24 hours.3. Helen Thayer was born on ________. A.1 November 1937 B. 12 November 1937 C. 22 November 1947 D. 1 November 1997Choose the best answer for the following questions.</p></li><li><p>4. On the 22nd day of the expedition Helen Thayer had an accident. What happened? A. She was attacked by a polar bear. B. Her tent was blown away by the storm. C. She fell into a hole that was a few hundred feet deep. D. The sled knocked her over and hurt her leg.5. What decision did Helen make after the accident? A. She spent a whole day in her tent. B. she waited till she got better and continued her journey. C. She gave up and went back home. D. She was thankful for all the training she had had. </p></li><li><p>Find their friends and match themOprah Winfrey a woman called Mother of our Country Song Qingling a woman who discovered radiumMadame Curie an American writer once lived in ChinaPeal S. Buck a black woman, a talk show hostess Yang Lan a nun who won the Nobel Peace PrizeWu Yi a Chinese famous hostessHelen Thayer one of the women leaders in ChinaMother Teresa the first woman to travel along the North Pole</p></li></ul>


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