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Unit 5 Romance ？？？？ ？？？？ 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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