Unit 1 The written word
1. Are you interested in books? 2. What kind of books are you particularly fond of ? 3. How many categories of literature
can you name?
1. Read the article in part A and find
out all the types of literature mentioned
in the text. 2. Read Part A again and fill in the chart
Category of literature
? has a repeated rhythm poetry ? focuses on feelings Fiction drama ? tells a story through action and speech ? performed on stage
short story Fiction novel
a simple plot ★ a long work
many characters a complex plot
Description news article ◆reports of recent event (news story) ◆in a TV/radio/ Nonnewspaper fiction biography ◆describes the life of a person autobiography ◆describes the author’s own life
Category of literature
Do you know who they are? What
works did they write?
Match the names and profession:
Shakespeare Charles Dickens
short story writer
Match the names and works: William Shakespeare Great Expectation Miss Brill
Charles Dickens Katherine Mansfield
Romeo and Juliet
Ode to a Nightingale
Can you introduce the different categories of literature? Read the passage of Part C carefully. Fill in the blanks on page 7.
Keys: poetry 1. ____________ 2. _______________ novelists short story 4. _______________ 3. ____________ fantasy detective 5. ____________ 6. _______________ playwright 7. ______________________ news articles/news stories biographies 8. _______________
Read the clues and choose words
to complete the puzzle of Part D on page 7.
John Kents: The Complete Poem
Short story The Country of the Blind and other Selected Stories Drama Novel King Lear Sense and Sensibility
请翻译以下文学方面的名词。 古典文学 1. classical literature ____________
现代文学 2. contemporary literature ________ 大众文学 3. popular literature _____________ 超短篇小说 4. short story ___________________ 中篇小说 5. medium-length novel __________
长篇小说 6. full-length novel _______________ 戏剧 喜剧 7. drama _____ 8. comedy _______ 悲剧 9. tragedy ______ 10. fable 寓言，神话 ________ 史诗 11. epic poetry _____________ 12. novelist （长篇）小说家 _______________ 诗人 剧作家 14. poet _____ 13. playwright _______ 新闻记者 15. news reporter / journalist _______
1. Retell the categories of literature. 2. Introduce to your classmates more literary works by various literary