Unit 1 Cultural relics
Overseas Chinese Congress
emblemA foreigner came to Qingtian to attend the congress. What places or things could you advise him to visit or see?
Ivory dragon boatDragon Boat Festival
Ming Dynasty vasechina
One of the 7 world wonders
Mogao CavesArt treasure for Buddhism
Taj MahalThe most beautiful tomb in the world
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic Natural relic
Kunqu opera Since Yuan Dynasty-Nonmaterial relic
1)world famous2)natural/ man-made 3)a long history 4)symbols of their countries and cultures 5)very rare and valuableWhat are the similarities of these cultural relics?
A cultural relic is something that can represent cultures, which has survived for a long time to tell the history, and it is very rare and valuable. Cultural relics can be craftworks, buildings, books, paintings music, and so on.Now, can you name what a cultural relic is?
According to the definition, what characteristics does a cultural relic have ? mysterious preciousoldvaluable rarecultural relic Can you recognize any other cultural relics? Do you have any in your family?
Angkor Wat in CambodiaTaj-Mahal in IndiaThe Sports Arena of Ancient RomeStonehenge in England
Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui - Xidi and Hongcun Mount Huangshan The Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors the Leshan Giant Buddha The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
bronze jade amber
Pinus Succinifera Northumberland 37002600
amberbeautifulrare/preciousCan you imagine a house made of amber ?
IN SEARCH OF THE AMBER ROOM
ValueHistory Is the Amber Room a cultural relics?
Judging from the title, what do you think happened to the Amber Room? What questions can you raise ?In search of the Amber Room
Read Para 1 to find detailed information about the Amber RoomColourBirthplaceDesignMaterial Time to complete ityellow-brownPrussiaof the fancy style popular in those daysseven thousand tons of amber; gold and jewelsIt took a team of thecountrys best artists tenyears to make it.
skimmingBrief introduction to the Amber RoomThe transform of the Amber Room as a gift and its changeThe missing of the Amber RoomA new Amber RoomPara 1Para 2 & 3Para 4Para 5Match each part of the passage with its headline
Frederick William gave the Amber Room to Peter the Great as a gift.Catherine had completed the adding to the Amber roomThe Nazi German army stole the Amber RoomThe rebuilding of the Amber Room was completed.giftpalaceCareful reading
The places where the Amber Room has ever been?PrussiaA small reception hall for important visitorsCatherine spent her summers thereSummer PalaceSt. Petersburg (Winter Palace)Out of St.Petersburg
Names of placesWhat is it used for? The palace of Frederick
For the people of St. Petersburg to celebrate the 300th birthday of the city
I think it is worthwhile to rebuild the Amber Room. Do you agree? Debatforagainst
It took people a lot of time and money to search for the lost amber room. Why did people insist on looking for it ? Does the amber room deserve it ? What should be done with it once it is really found ? Why ? State your opinion.
Reading and ThinkingIn my opinion...I agree thatPersonally speakingI must say thatThere is no doubt that
Suppose you are a German who find the lost Amber Room, what do you think you should do with it? To return it to Russia or keep it in your homeland ? Or?homework