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									Unit 5

Romance

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Is that …
Love affair

Big house
High degree

Fortune/money

Absolutely, NO!

However…
When people select their partners, they inevitably assess the candidates by certain criteria, such as …

Warm-up
What do you think is/are the most important quality/qualities that your ideal partner should have?

witty intelligent

good-looking

ambitious a good listener

rich dependable/ reliable

Do you think it wise to develop friendship or even love with a pen pal or a key pal? Why or why not?

Would you like to have

a blind date?

Blind Date

Strange man and woman are introduced to meet for the first time

Text organization

Parts
Part 1 Part 2
Part 3

Paragraphs
1 Paras____ 2--6 Paras____ 7--15 Paras____ 16-17 Paras____

Main ideas
John Blanchard was expecting someone at Grand Central Station.

How John Blanchard had fallen in love with Miss Maynell. Miss Maynell put Blanchard to a test. It was wise of Miss Maynell to give such a test.

Part 4

Part I
• What do you think is the reason that John Blanchard came to the Grand Central Station? • Who do you think he was waiting for? • Why did he straighten his uniform?

Part II
• How had Blanchard and Miss Maynell come to know each other? • What had kept Blanchard from meeting her? • Why did Miss Maynell refuse to send Blanchard a photograph? • How would Blanchard recognize Miss Maynell at their first meeting?

Part IV
• What did Miss Maynell want to find out through the test? • How do you understand Houssaye’s remark “tell me whom you love, and I will tell you who you are”?

Language Points

• stand up from one’s seat • straightened one’s clothes

• start toward somebody • stand directly behind somebody

• make one step closer to somebody • stand directly behind somebody

• square one’s shoulders • hold out a book to somebody • grip a book

• broaden into a smile

Figures of Speech

simile (明喻)
a comparison of one thing to another, using the words “like” or “as”.

• He is as brave as a lion. • Life is like a box of chocolates. • Childhood is like a swiftly passing dream.

metaphor (暗喻)
a suggested/ implied but not stated comparison of one thing to another, but not expressed with the word “like” or “as”.

• He has a heart of stone. • All the world is a stage, and all the men and women are merely players. • Her husband is a walking wallet that will pay for whatever she likes.

Examples in the text
♡ Her eyes were blue as flowers. (L35) (simile) ♡ Each letter was a seed falling on a fertile heart. (L15) (metaphor) other examples from the text?


								
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