Look at the picture. What festival do you think of? What do you know about the festival? 3a Read the passage about Mid-Autumn Festival and answer the questions. 1. How do people celebrate the MiddleAutumn Festival? They celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival by admiring the moon and share mooncakes with their families. admire v. 欣赏，仰慕 2. What story is the reading about? It is about a traditional folk story of Hou Yi and Chang’e for the MidAutumn Festival. 3b Read the passage again. Put the events in the correct order. ___ 4 Pang Meng tried to steal the medicine. v. 偷 ___ 2 A goddess thanked Hou Yi by giving him magic medicine. n. 女神 ___ 5 Chang’e refused to give Pang Meng the medicine and drank it all. 1 Hou Yi shot down the nine suns and saved the people on the earth. ___ 7 Hou Yi was very sad and watched the moon at night, and wished his wife could come back. ___ 6 As a result, Chang’e became light and flew up to the sky. ___ 3 Hou Yi planned to drink the medicine with his wife. 3c Without looking at the passage, try to complete the sentences with the correct words. 1. People like to a_____ dmire the full moon on MidAutumn night. 2. The story of Chang’e is one of many t_________ raditional folk stories. folk adj. 民间的，民俗的 tradition n. 传统 traditional adj. 传统的 3. Hou Yi got m____ agic medicine for shooting down the nine suns. 4. Pang Meng wanted to s____ teal the medicine. 5. Hou Yi l___ aid out fruits and desserts in the garden. lay v. 放置；安放；产(卵)；下(蛋) lay out 摆开，布置 1. Chinese people have been celebrating Middle-Autumn Festival and enjoying mooncakes for centuries. for centuries 几百年 2. They carry people’s wishes to the families they love and miss. they love and miss是定语从句，修饰 the families。 3. However, most people think that the story of Chang’e is the most touching. 1) the story of Chang’e is the most touching是宾语从句，关联词是that。 2) 第一个most是“大多数”之意，第二 个 most在touching前面构成最高级。 4. Whoever drank this could live forever. whoever意为“无论谁，不管什么人”。 类似的词有：whatever意为“无论什么”， whenever意为“无论何时”，wherever意 为“无论在哪里”，however意为“无论 怎样”。它们等同于“no matter + wh⁃”结 构。 Whoever drank this是主语从句，在句中作 主语。 5. Hou Yi was so sad that he called out her name to the moon every night. 1) so …that …“如此 ……以至于 ……”，so 是副词，其后跟形容词或副词，that后跟 句子。如： He was so happy that he jumped up. 他那么高兴以至于跳了起来。 2) call out … to… 对着……大喊…… 6. He quickly laid out her favourite fruits and desserts in the garden. lay 单词 意义 lay (原形→单数第三人称 形式→现在分词→过去 式→过去分词) 下(蛋)；产(卵); lay→lays→laying→laid →laid 放置，安放 lay out 铺开，摆开 e.g. He laid the map out on the table. 7. How he wished that Chang’e could come back！ 这是一个感叹句，其中Chang’e could come back是宾语从句。 celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival the shape of carry… to … shoot down plan to do sth. 庆祝中秋节 ……的形状 把……带给…… 射掉 计划做某事 try to do sth. refuse to do sth. fly up so… that… call out lay out 尽力做某事 拒绝做某事 飞起来 如此……以至于…… 大喊 摆放 1. Learn the new words and expressions by heart. 2. Retell the story of Chang’e.