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2015年高一英语课件:unit1《Festivals around the world》(新人教版必修三)_图文

Unit 1 Festivals around the world

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? (2014·河南省方城县一中3月月考) ? February has long been a month of romance. With the sweet smell of roses in the air, romantic films hit cinemas and love stories fill newspapers and magazines. ? On the 14th day, it is a custom for a boy to take his girlfriend out to dinner, buy her flowers and chocolates, write poems, sing to her or even spell out her name with rose petals! This is what you see on Valentine's Day, a day named after Valentine who was a priest in the third century Rome. When the

? But Valentine continued to perform marriage ceremonies for young lovers in secret. When his actions were discovered, the emperor sentenced him to death. While in prison, it is said that Valentine fell in love with the daughter of his prison guard. Before his death, he wrote her a letter, which he signed “From your Valentine”, an expression that is still in use today. Valentine died for what he believed in and so he was made a Saint (圣徒), as well as becoming one of history's most romantic

? Nowadays, Valentine's Day is also popular among Chinese young people. Some students are planning to make Valentine's cards for parents, teachers and friends. Others want to hold parties at which they will exchange small gifts and eat heart-shaped cakes. The idea is to have fun and encourage people to share in the spirit of St. Valentine. ? 文章大意:二月作为浪漫的月份由来已久。 在这个时节,空气弥漫着玫瑰的芳香,影院 里放映浪漫的电影,而爱情故事在各种报刊

? 1.Why did the emperor in Rome not allow marriage in his country? ? A.Because there were few women in his country at that time. ? B.Because he thought men without wives could be better soldiers. ? C.Because there wasn't enough food for so many people. ? D.Because he wanted to control the birth rate. ? 答案:B 细节理解题。根据第二段最后一

? 2.Valentine was put into prison because ________. ? A.he killed one of the soldiers ? B.he stole a lot of food ? C.he didn't obey the emperor's order ? D.he didn't want to be a soldier ? 答案:C 细节理解题。从第三段第一、二 句话“But Valentine continued to perform marriage ceremonies for young lovers in secret. When his actions were discovered, the emperor sentenced him to death.”可知

? 3.The last paragraph mainly tells us ________. ? A.students in China send cards to their teachers ? B.it is a good idea to celebrate Valentine's Day in China ? C.it is interesting to celebrate Valentine's Day in China ? D.Valentine's Day is also popular in China now ? 答案:D 细节题。从最后一段的第一句话

? 4.The best title for this passage should be ________. ? A.Valentine's Day ? B.A Brave Priest ? C.Valentine's Day in China ? D.A Romantic Man ? 答案:A 主旨大意题。文章主要帮助我们 了解情人节的历史,选A。