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Title: Unit 6 Reading I Stamps and Postage Stamps


1
Unit 6 Reading I Stamps and Postage Stamps
  • Stamps faithfully
  • reflect a nations history and customs.

2
Teaching Outline
  • Pre-reading Questions
  • Background Information
  • Passage Analysis
  • style and structure
  • spelling
  • word derivation
  • language points
  • useful expressions

3
Pre-reading Questions
  • What is a stamp?
  • Name some kinds of
  • stamps in the world.
  • What do you know
  • about the famous British Stamp Act in 1765?
  • Which kind of stamps is the most familiar to
    people everywhere? What is its function?
  • Who were called the father of the postage stamp?
    Why were they so called?
  • What can you usually see on a postage stamp?
  • Can you tell something about the change of the
    postage stamps of China?

4
Background Information
  • About The Stamp Act
  • In 1765 the English Parliament passed and
    act, requiring the use in colonies of stamped
    paper for newspapers, pamphlets, and legal
    documents. This tax provoked anger and violence.
    A serious riot occurred in Boston, and the
    government officials who undertook to sell the
    stamped paper were attacked.

Pauline Maier who was strongly against the Act
5
Passage Analysis
  • Style Exposition
  • Theme The history and
  • evolution of stamps and
  • postage stamps
  • Structures
  • ? Part 1 definition and
  • varieties of stamps
  • ? Part 2 history of stamps
  • ? Part 3 evolution of
  • stamps and
  • postage stamps

6
Spelling
  • revenue
  • civilian
  • adhesive
  • effective
  • transmission
  • isolate
  • device
  • twopence
  • mismanagement
  • royal
  • courier
  • originate
  • reform
  • inaugurate
  • Switzerland
  • denomination Maps From Macow
  • Postmaster
  • provisional
  • emblem
  • monarch
  • issue
  • gum
  • affix
  • indicate
  • deed
  • postage
  • document
  • impose
  • liquor
  • cigarette
  • tobacco
  • finance
  • colonist
  • purchase
  • luxury
  • commercial
  • pamphlet

7
Word Derivations
  • document(n.)documentary(adj.)
  • luxury(n.)luxurious(adj.)
  • commerce(n.)commercial(adj.)
  • transmit(v.)transmission(n.)
  • require(v.)requirement(n.)
  • impose(n.)imposition(n.)
  • responsible(adj.)responsibility(n.)
  • divide(v.)division(n.)

8
Language Points
  • 1.  impose on to establish ( an additional
    payment ) officially ???
  • A new tax has been imposed on wines and tobaccos.
  • The government would not dare to impose taxes on
    such necessities as bread or milk.
  • 2.  relating to about
  • He showed me all the documents relating to the
    matter.
  • The government just passed a law relating to
    noise.
  • 3.by requiring that special internal revenue
    stamps be affix to????,??,????????that
    ???,?????????,?? ??????Verbs like this are
    decide decree demand insist move ??
    order prefer propose request recommend
    suggest vote ect. eg
  • He ordered that all the books be sent at once.
  • She insisted that she go to the south for her
    holiday
  • The teacher suggests that the boy make good use
    of his spare time .

9
Language Points(con.)
  • 4.familiar to (with)
  • The postage stamp is familiar to people all over
    the world.
  • People all over the world are familiar with the
    postage stamp.
  • 5.each bearing the likeness of the young Queen
    Victoria
  • bear ??,???,??
  • Her face bore signs of tears.
  • I bear hatred against no man.
  • 6. and abuse of the British postal system
  • abuse (n,v) ??,??
  • Here are some recent abuses of the word.
  • Borrowing money is an abuse of friendship.
  • The privilege has been much abused.
  • To abuse ones authority,position,wealth,ect.
  • 7. Chalmers originated the idea of??
  • He is credited with originated a new printing
    process
  • Who originated this new style of dancing ?
  • 8..He inaugurated the penny post?
  • inaugurate,??, ????(originate)
  • The city inaugurated a clean-air campaign.

10
Useful Expressions
  • A Stamp From Hong Kong
  • penny post( ????,?????????????1?????????)?
    Stamp Act( see note 19 in SB.???????1765????????
    ????????????,?????????.?????????????,?1766?????)
  • be affixed to
  • revenue stamps????
  • impose on
  • stamp tax(duty)???
  • the American Revolution
  • the Civil War
  • internal revenue ????? war savings stamps?????
    fair division of food and clothing make an
    appearance postal rate be responsible for
    base on consist of be in use

11
  • The end of
  • Reading I

12
Reading II Stamp Collecting
  • ---a beneficial hobby

13
Teaching Outline
  • Pre-reading Questions
  • Language Study
  • ? new words and spellings
  • ? word derivation
  • ? useful phrases
  • ? language points
  • Weekly Quiz

14
Pre-reading Questions
  • How and where did stamp-collecting begin as a
    hobby?
  • What famous people are interested in
    stamp-collecting?
  • Is stamp-collecting an expensive hobby?
  • How do stamps reflect a countrys history and
    customs?
  • What do you know about commemorative stamps?

15
Language Study
  • New words and spellings
  • ? philately
  • ? advertisement
  • ? cancel
  • ? mania
  • ? favorite
  • ? pastime
  • ? estimate
  • ? recreational
  • ? equipment
  • ? moderately
  • ? album
  • ? mount
  • ? tweezers
  • ? commemorative
  • ? fascinating
  • ? available
  • ? custom
  • ? accomplishment
  • ? supplant
  • ? concurrently
  • ? tremendous
  • ? specimen
  • ? depicting
  • ? instrument
  • ? enthusiast
  • ? locomotive
  • ? violet
  • ? assemble

16
Word Derivations
  • estimate(v.) estimation(n.)
  • equip(v.) equipment(n.)
  • recreation(n.) recreational(adj.)
  • moderate(adj./v./n.) moderation(n.)

  • moderately(adv.)
  • commemorate(v.) commemoration(n.)

  • commemorative(adj.)
  • fascinate(v.) fascination(n.) fascinating(adj.)

  • fascinatingly(adv.)
  • accomplish(v.) accomplishment(n.)
  • concurrent(adj.) concurrently(adv.)
    concurrence(n.)
  • enthuse(v.) enthusiastic(adj.)
    enthusiastically(adv.)
  • enthusiasm(n.)
    enthusiast(n. person)

17
Useful Phrases
  • off the press
  • man of letters
  • a pair of tweezers
  • stamp mounts
  • make note of
  • mode of travel
  • due to as a result Stamps of the faces of
    Beking Opera
  • musical instruments (medical instruments )
  • limit to
  • narrow the field of interest

18
Language Points
  • 1.  be off press ????
  • The students got the key answers as soon as they
    were off the press.
  • Ill let you have the materials when they are off
    the press.
  • Go to press (of a newspaper for any particular
    day)to
  • start being printed
  • The newspaper goes to press at midnight.
  • At (the ) press in (the) press being printed
  • He has already published three novels,and the
    fourth one is in the press.
  • 2.  refer to mention
  • This author begins by referring to the early
    history of India.
  • Dont refer to this matter again.
  • The speaker referred to his past experiences.

19
Language Points(con.)
  • 3.  estimate (vt)n.
  • Its impossible to estimate his abilities yet.
  • Estimate clause
  • We estimate it will take three months to cover
    this book.
  • It is estimated that
  • It is estimated that 10 months will be needed for
    this project.
  • 4.  reflect ??,??
  • Their actions reflect their thoughts.
  • The book reflects the authors own thoughts on
    the matter.
  • The play reflects the customs of the time.
  • 5.  favorite sth or sb that is loved above all
    others ????
  • Whats your favorite sport /subject.
  • His favorite newspaper was the Times.
  • favorable (of a message, answer,ect ) saying
    what one wants to hear.???,???,???
  • The doctor gave a very favorable report on my
    health.
  • The movie received a favorable review.
  • The weather is favorable for a picnic.
  •  

20
Weekly Quiz
  • Spelling check
  • Word derivation
  • Translation exercise
  • A Stamp From France

21
Thanks for your presence! And hope you enjoy
your spare time!
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