Unit 1 Cultural relicsWarming up and reading
The Great WallDo you know what cultural relics are?
Ming Dynasty vase
the Forbidden City
The Pyramids in Egypt
The Taj Mahal (In India)
The Sydney Opera (in Australia)
Mogao Caves (In China)
ivory dragon boat
What is a cultural relic ?A cultural relic is something that has survived for a long time, often a part of something old that has remained when the rest of it has been destroyed; it tells people about the past.
what characteristics does a cultural relic have ? mysterious preciousoldvaluable rarecultural relic
In Search of the Amber Room (Prussia)
What is the Amber Room?Why was it called the Amber Room?What was it made for?What happened to it?Why to search for it?When you see this title, what do you want to know?
Why did the King of Prussia give the Amber Room to the Czar of Russia as a gift? How was the Amber Room made?
Main idea of each paragraphHow was a new Amber Room built.
How did the Amber Room become one of the wonders of the world.How did the Amber Room get lost.
Para. 4Para. 3Para. 5Para. 1Para2
Scan the text and answer the questions
1.Why was it called the Amber Room?
2.What was it made for?
Because almost several tons of amber were used to make it. It was made for the palace of Frederick I.3.Why to search for it?
Because it was one of the great wonders of the world and now it is missing.Scanning
1.) draw a chart to show the remove of the Amber Room
PrussiaRussiathe winter palace in St Petersburg-the summer palace in St PetersburgGerman city on the Baltic Sea?A strange history
Fill in the form:In 1716 , Frederick William I gavethe Amber Room to Peter the Great , as a gift of friendship from Prussian to the Russian people.In 1770, the Amber Room wascompleted the way Catherine wanted it.
YearWhat happened to the Amber Room17161770
In September, 1941, the Nazi German and Russia were at war, and the Amber Room was missing.In the spring of 2003, a new Amber Room was built at the Summer Palace, and it was 300 years old.
FrederickFrederick WilliamPeter the Great CzarCatherineNazi What did these people do to 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.
teamtenambergoldjewelsnotbutsentbecamewondersstolenhas beenrebuiltlooks much likefollowing
The Amber Room time spent A_____ of artists spent ______ years making it . material7,000 tons of ______ were used for making it , with _______ and _______.purposeIt was made ____ to be a gift , ______ for the Palace of Frederick I.resultsIt was ______ to Russian people . After Frederick William I succeeded his father and ______ the King of Prussia ; soon it became part of the Czars winter palace ; it was one of the great ______ of the world ; in 941, it was _____ by the Nazis. Now a new Amber Room _____ _____ ______ in Russia and it ______ ______ ______ the old one , _______ the old photos .
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?Task
Homework1.Go over the Reading and find out the useful expressions in it.
2.Complete th exercise 1and 2 on page3.