Movie Genres Action Horror Adventure Musicals Comedy Science fiction Crime/gangster War (anti-war) Drama Western Epics/historical Our movie: Horror / Mystery / Thriller Movie Rating General Audience. All ages admitted. Parental Guidance Suggested. Parents Strongly Cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Restricted-Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian No One 17 and Under Admitted. Our movie: Rated PG-13 for terror/violence and some sexual references Rose Red By Stephen King (2002) Stephen King King of Horror Stories The Green Miles 绿野奇迹 Misery 危情十日 Bag of Bones 一袋骨头 Sleepwalkers 夜游者 Rose Red 血色玫瑰 Unit 41 Professor’s Plan for a “Spook Hunt” Word Bank 4. Quantifiable: quantity, quantify 7. Field trip: A group excursion for the purpose of firsthand observation, as to a museum, the woods, or a historic place. 8. Spook hunt: ghost 10. Underwrite: insure, sponsor Ex.1 What’s this year’s course work? the psychology of the unseen world Three thoughts: The investigation of psychic phenomena is an honorable pursuit in spite of the field’s tattered reputation. Reality is not always quantifiable. Our inability to count, weigh, sort or photograph some things does not mean that those things are non-existent. Next week’s exam will not be graded on the curve. Additional Notes Graded on the curve 85, 96, 75, 84, 65, 91, 78, 82, 80, 70, 80, 58, 71, 78, 98, 99, 75, 62, 75 . The mean, x, is 79.1 and the standard deviation (标准差), s, is 11.5. If your score is between: Letter Grade x + s and 100 90.6 A x + (s/2) and x + s 84.9~90.6 B x - (s/2) and x + (s/2) 73.3~84.9 C x -s and x - (s/2) 67.6~73.3 D 0 and x – s 0~67.6 F Ex. 2 1. group is so large 8. Not to mention 2. first visit 9. filed 3. the campus 10. underwrite newspaper 11. feel like 4. planning on 12. right up there 5. finance 13. suggest 6. extremely interested 14. pose 7. Have a picture 15. closed Unit 42 Selection of Participants Memorial Day Last Monday in May 阵亡将士纪念日 A day to honor the soldiers who were killed in the Civil War Vocabulary trifle a trifle low: a bit, somewhat low n. 琐事, 小事, 琐碎的东西; 无价值的事物; 无聊的话 v. 玩弄, 闭混, 浪费, 嘲弄,忽视 You should not trifle with your health. Ex. 2 1. get back 8. out of my own 2. there are many pocket 3. didn’t say no 9. get extra 4. trifle low 10. Mark you calendar 5. say 7500 6. first, last and only 7. stopped tours Unit 43 The House Grows on Its Own Ex. 2 1. by the time 7. suffered 2. in no hurry 8. took up residence 3. with an enormous 9. most fascinating 4. honeymoon 10. continued to grow 5. favorite part 11. according to 6. carried 12. was iron A will of iron: a will that is very strong 钢铁般坚强的意志 Unit 44 You May Use My Body to Speak Ex. 2 1. is the first 2. refers to 3. gave birth to 4. withered arm 5. They are one 6. became convinced 7. kill her young 8. easy game I have called him Adam, for he is the first. Easy game: a person who is easily taken in or cheated.