using Language The Best of Manhattan’s Art Galleries The Best of Manhattan’s Art Galleries Careful reading The Frick Collection Henry Clay Frick 弗里克收藏馆 Guggenheim Museum Metropolitan Museum of Art Museum of Modern Art 现代艺术博物馆 Whitney Museum of American Art Choose the correct answer. 1. The passage may probably come from C ____. A. a newspaper B. a magazine C. a tourist guide book D. a text book 2. You must walk all the way instead of D taking a lift if you visit _____. A. Metropolitan Museum of Art B. Whitney Museum of American Art C. Museum of Modern Art D. Guggenheim Museum 3. If you want to see Van Gogh’s paintings C you may go to _____. A. The Frick Collection B. Guggenheim Museum C. Museum of Modern Art D. Metropolitan Museum of Art 4. You can expect to see videos in _____. D A. Metropolitan Museum of Art B. Museum of Modern Art C. The Frick Collection D. Whitney Museum of American Art 5. If you want to know how people lived 5, 000 A years ago, you should visit ____. A. Metropolitan Museum of Art B. Whitney Museum of American Art C. Museum of Modern Art D. Guggenheim Museum If I were in New York, I would visit…… Frick Collection (quite small) Metropolitan Museum of Art (rather large; has arts from all over the world) Museum of Modern Art ( large; crowded and very expensive) Guggenheim (with works of impressionists) Whitney Museum of American Art (with contemporary American painting and sculpture) Pre-listening: Speaking Would you rather…? Would you like …or …? Which would you prefer…? I’d prefer… I’d rather… If it was up to me, I’d choose… We shouldn’t miss… That’s my first choice. I’m not fond of… I don’t like… Listening task 1 1. Who first suggested they visit art galleries? 2. Who does not like large museums? 3. Why is Gao Yang interested in visiting the Metropolitan Museum? He wants to see art from all over the world, including some from China. 4. What is their plan for the first day? Visit the Frick Collection in the morning and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the afternoon. 5. What do they do to make Susan happy? They suggest that Susan go back in the afternoon from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the hotel if she has had enough. John and Gao Yan stay at the museum till it close. 6. Why doesn’t Susan want to go to the Museum of Modern Art? She thinks a monkey could paint better pictures than modern artists. 7. Which two galleries do they decide to visit on Saturday? The Whitney first and the then Guggenheim.
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