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  • Period 6(reading)She said helping others changed her life.

  • CYVA

  • What are these groups used for?Cares for Mother EarthHelps sick people in poor countriesHelps children in poor countriesCares for wild animals in dangerHelps people in need.

    GroupsThe work they doGreenpeaceDoctors Without BordersUNICEFWWFCYVA

  • Who is she? What does she do?Guess!

  • Put these words into the correct space as you read.world brotherschanged agreed mountains different

  • Teaching high school students in a poor mountain village in Gansu Province may not sound like fun to you. However, it the life of Yang Lei from Beijing. The Peking University graduate first went there as a volunteer on a one-year program. The program was started by the Ministry of Education and the Chinese Young pioneers. Every year they send 100 volunteers to teach in Chinas rural areas. village Peking University graduate ()volunteer changedthe Ministry of Education Chinese Young Pioneer rural area Section2 While You Read

  • Life in the was a new experience for Yang Lei. Her village was 2,000 meters above sea level, and at first the thin air made her feel sick. The food was very simple----teachers ate porridge three times a day. Fortunately, Yang Leis mother ______with her. She said that both she and her husband thought this was a good idea. Young people today need to experience__________ things, she said.

    mountainsmeter sea level thin make sb. do sth. agreeddifferentfortunately husband

  • Most of the pupils live in school dormitories. They work very hard. They get up at 5am and read books until 11pm. They love having the volunteer teachers there. There is no difference between you and them, says yang Lei. They say that we are like big_________ or sisters to them, and they feel lucky. dormitory brotherslove having betweenand

  • Some of the students may not be able to go to senior high school or college. Families are poor and there often isnt money for education. I cant do anything about that, says Yang lei, but I can open up my students eyes to the outside ________ and give them a good start in life. She said she likes being a good influence in the childrens lives.senior high school college open up open up ones eyes start influence world

  • Yang Lei enjoyed her time as a volunteer very much. When her year was over, she said that she would return to the area after finishing her studies. She now works as a math teacher at a high school in the city of Pingliang, Gansu Province.enjoy enjoy oneself enjoy doing sth.

  • Answer these questions.1. What did Yang Leis mother say about her daughters volunteer work?

    2. What did the children say about their volunteer teachers?

    3. How did Yang Lei say she could help?

    4. What did Yang Lei say about her time as a volunteer?

    She said that both she and her husband thought this was a good idea. Young people today needed to experience different things.The children said that the teachers were like big brothers or sisters to them and they felt lucky.She said she could open up her students eyes to the outside world and gave them a good start in life.Yang Lei said she enjoyed her time as a volunteer very much.3b

  • Can you tell Yang Leis story? You can use the words given:change, mountain, agree,different, brother, world

  • What is life like for you and Yang leis students? !!!

  • Discuss:Whats the matter with them?What could they do?What should we do?

  • Section 3 After You Read3a What is life like for you and Yang leis students? Complete the chart. Discuss with your partner.mountain village in Gansu Provincea city in Zhejiangporridge three times a daydifferent kinds of delicious foodalmost no good teacherssome good teachers5 a.m.6 a.m.11 p.m.9 p.m.

    Yang Leis students Youhometownfoodteacherstime to get uptime to finish studying

  • Do you know him?2004"" Why? What did he do?

  • Read the passage and fill in the blanks. without, hand, change, money, enough, teacher In recent times, 6,000 young volunteers went to west China to help to teach. One of them was a university student---Xu Benyu. When he went to Goudiaoyan---a small village in Gui Zhou, he was moved by the poor children. He thought he should do something for them. So he decided to stay there and to be their . He went there the support of school and family. So is the biggest problem to him. But he didnt give up. Even when someone said he was a foolish man, he just smiled and said that he would remember his mothers words forever: When someone else are in need, give them a . After graduation, he went back to that village and worked as a volunteer teacher for two years. When he was interviewed by CCTV, he said everyones ability is not . If possible, he might have an influence to a lot more people. He said: I hope we can the poor childrens lives. And that is the greatest happiness of all the volunteers. teacherwithoutmoneyhandenoughchange

  • We need to help old people

  • We need to help disabled people

  • We need to help children

  • We need to help the blind

  • We need to help the poor

  • GROUPWORK Discuss with your partners what can you do for them?People who need help

    Something we can do for them

    old people

    We can clean their home.

    the old and the children

    We can give our seats() to them on the bus.The blind(We can help them cross the road.

    The poor()We can give them some money and books.Section 1

  • post-reading3c. Say a summary of the reading. Use no more than 100 words. Yang Lei volunteer program life in the mountains pupils in the rural areas open up students eyes to the outside world /be a good influence enjoyed return to

  • Section 4 Go for it!Many people of all ages do volunteer work. The groups in the chart below help people or animals all around the world. Which one would you like to work for? Explain your reasons to the class.UNICEF WWF

    GroupsThe work they doGreenpeaceCares for Mother EarthDoctors Without BordersHelps sick people in poor countriesUNICEFHelps children in poor countriesWWFCares for wild animals in danger

  • CYVAWhich group would you like to work for? Why?

  • It is neither wealth nor reputation but tranquility and occupation which give happiness. ---Thomas Jefferson ,

  • Retell the story of Yang Lei. (If you dont finish it in class.)Read the text carefully and underline the direct speech and reported speech.Read it again. Try to find out the words you dont know and look them up in the dictionary. Explain them in English if you can.

  • 1.Teaching high school students in a poor mountain village in Gansu Province ______________________________(). However, it __________________ () Yang Lei from Beijing. The Peking University graduate first went there as a volunteer _________ _________________________(). may not sound like fun to you changed the life ofon a one-year program

  • 2.The program was started by the Ministry of Education and the Chinese Young pioneers. Every year they___ ___________________________________(100). 3.Her village was 2,000 meters __________ (), and at first the thin air_________________(). above sea levelmade her feel sicksend 100 volunteers to teach in Chinas rural areas

  • 4._________(), Yang Leis mother _______________() . She said that both she and her husband thought this was a good idea. Young people today __________________________________() she said.Fortunatelyagreed with herneed to experience different things

  • 5. There is no difference _______________________(), says yang Lei. They say that ________________________________(), and they feel lucky. between you and themwe are like big brothers or sisters to them

  • I cant do anything about that, says Yang lei, but I can ___________________________________() and _____________________________________________ (). She said she likes being a good influence in the childrens lives.open up my studentseyes to the outside worldgive them a good start in life

  • Yang Lei ___________________________ ()very much. When her year was over, she said that she would return to the area ______________________ (). She now ________________________() at a high school in the city of Pingliang, Gansu Province.enjoyed her time as a volunteerafter finishing her studiesworks as a math teacher