高二英语《Unit4 Pygmalion Reading,acting and writing》课件 新人教版选修8_图文

Using Language (I) Reading and acting Do you still remember Act One of My Fair Lady? Can you retell it? flower seller. Eliza Doolittle is a poor, dirty ________ The Pygmalion in this film is Henry Higgins, linguist and _________ phonetic expert who a _________ believes that speech is what really sets the classes apart. Preview of Act Two Henry’s friend Colonel Pickering makes a bet with him. If Henry can turn Eliza into a lady in three months, Pickering will consider Henry the greatest teacher alive, and he also agrees to pay all the costs himself. Read the passage and tick out the speeches of Eliza and figure out the meanings and then rewrite them. 1. I wanna be lady in a flower shop ’stead o ’selling flowers in the street.” I wanna is a common mispronunciation of I want to. ’stead shows how Eliza does not say her words correctly. It should be instead. o’ is the same mistake and should be of. Correct sentence: I would like to be a lady (working) in a flower shop instead of selling flowers in street. 2. Now yer talking .... You wouldn't have the face to ask me for the same for teaching me as yet would for French. The word yer is a bad pronunciation for you are. When you shorten you are to you’re, it can soon become yer. Correct sentence: Now you’re talking … You wouldn’t dare to ask the same (amount) for teaching me (my own language) as you would for (teaching me) French. 3. I can't. I dursn't. It ain't natural and it'd kill me. Correct sentence: I cannot. I daren’t. It isn’t natural and it would kill me. Read the text and answer the questions. 1. This text is mainly about Henry Higgins and C about teaching Eliza. Colonel Pickering _____ A. making a conversation B. quarreling C. making a bet D. fighting 2. Eliza came to visit Henry Higgins and Colonel Pickering in order to let them _____. C A. give her some money B. give her a job as a flower shop’s assistant C. teach her speak well D. have a bath 3. Eliza only offers them ____ A if they can teach her. A. 1 shilling B. 2 shillings C. nothing D. 3 shillings 4. Henry Higgins and Colonel Pickering finally decide to ____ B Eliza. A. throw back C. hire B. teach D. beat What do you think these speeches tell us about Eliza’s character? Is she going to listen and follow everything Henry says or do you think she is going to be more independent? Find some evidence from the speeches to support your view. Language points 1.I rather fancied myself because I can pronounce twenty-four dis

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