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Unit 1 Reading A Bill Gates

Who is faster?

56×65 = 3640
What makes it easier to work out the maths problem?

Computers

Who makes it easier for people to use computers?

Famous men of IT in the world:

Paul Allen

Bill Gates

?How much money does
Bill Gates have?

$ 68 , 000 , 000 , 000
billion million thousand

(68 billion)

?How much money can Gates
get every year?

$

866,000,000

(866 million)

What do you know about Bill Gates?
A computer scientist
One of the richest man in the world Very clever Wrote a book named Business @ the
Speed of Thought ,The Road ahead

Read and Answer:
1. What did Bill Gates want to be when he was a boy?
2. What did he start to do at 13? 3. Did he finish his study in the university? 4. What is the name of his book written in 1999? 5. What are his hobbies?

? Read and then finish Task 1
? Read the text carefully and finish Task 4. ? 1.他与朋友在1975年创办的微软公司已经 成为世界上最大的计算机软件公司。 ? 2.在校时比尔很快就显示出了他非凡的聪明 才智,尤其擅长数学与自然科学。

? 3.比尔盖茨成功的原因之一是他总是踌躇满 志,且勤奋努力。

? 4.当他确实有时间休息时,他喜欢从事运动, 阅读自然科学方面的书籍。

Guess the meaning of the words
? ? ? ? F______ uture nusual U______ arge L______ U______ niversity the time that is coming not usual very big a place bigger than colleges with kinds of subjects and 高尔夫球 桥牌 not for all people, just for at last to find out, to solve

? ? ? ? ?

parts G______ olf B______ ridge ersonal P______ one in ___ the end __ ___ ____ ____ work out problems

Read and write down the phrases:
? be born on October 28, 1995

? grow up ? be named…after… ? favourite subjects at school ? in the future

Seattle

scientist

P2
? play with computers ? be interested in a very old computer ? spend … (in) doing sth. ? in the end ? work out a software program ? sell … for…

old computer

software

P3
? Harvard University ? develop the BASIC language for the first microcomputer ? in his third year ? work for a company (called Microsoft ) ? a very important tool ? improve the software ? make it easier for sb. to do sth.

student

P4
? ? ? ? ? ? ? a book called … solve business problems in new ways one of the best-sellers marry sb. = get married with… enjoy reading enjoy playing golf and bridge

bridge

Make an information card:
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Name: Bill Gates Date of birth:_____________________ October 28, 1955 Favourate subject at school:____________________ science, maths Hobbies:_____________________________________ reading / playing golf and bridge What Gates did at 13:__________________________ started to play with computers At 17:_______________________________________ worked out a software program and got 4,200$ In 1973:______________________________________ went to Harvard University, developed BASIC In 1975:______________________________________ left Harvard , began a company called Microsoft. In 1994:______________________________________ married his wife, Melinda French . In 1999:______________________________________ Business @ the Speed of Thought. Additional information:_________________________
two children…….

Points in the text:
1. be named after… 随…的名字
这个村庄是以华盛顿的名字命名的。 The village is named after Washington.

许多建筑物都是以著名人物命名的。 Many buildings are named after famous persons.

2. sb spend … (in)doing sth. 某人花费时间/金钱做某事 spend … on sth.
It took me half an hour to get to school. =I spent half an hour (in) getting to school.

It took the twins 50 yuan to buy the dictionary. =The twins spent 50 yuan (in) buying the dictionary. = The twins spent 50 yuan on the dictionary.

Homework:
Task 2/3 in the exercise book.

Good Bye!?