Unit 1 Cultural Relics
Are they cultural relics?
Ming Taj Mahal ivory dragon Mogao Caves
Dynasty （泰姬陵） boat
What is a cultural relic?
Any object, building or item that has survived
for a long time (a long history).
May or may not be valuable.
Tells us something of the way people lived at
the time it was made.
Amber survives for thousands of years
What does a room made of amber look like?
the Amber Room
in St Petersburg in Russia
1. The topic of the passage is _______
A. the history of the Amber room.
Para 5 B. where the Amber Room is now.
Para 3 C. how the Amber Room became the wonder.
Para 4 D. how the Amber Room got lost.
Para 1 E. how the Amber Room was made.
Para 2 F. why the Amber Room was made as a gift
The passage develops in the order of ________
1716 The amber room became part of the Czar’s
winter palace and ________ as a small
1770 completed details
The room was __________ with more_______
according to Catherine‖’s request.
From the Amber Room, the Russians were able
to remove __________ and small art _______ .
1941 objects wooden
The _______ boxes which contained 100,000
pieces were no ______ put on a train for a
German city. The missing of the amber room
remains a __________.
The ___________of the Amber Room was
completed by studying of the________ pictures
__________the birthday of St Petersburg .
FrederickⅠ Peter the Great
Is it worth rebuilding lost cultural relics such as
the Amber Room? Give your reasons.
Would you consider …?
Do you have any ideas about …?
What do you think of …?
What’s your idea/opinion of …?
What are your reasons for saying that?
I think/don’t think that …
Sorry, I don’t agree. In my opinion, …
I don’t believe …because …