Unit 2 Wish You Were Here Project
surrounded by vast grasslands and mountains, look like jewels.(珠宝)
Sheep, cows and horses
feed freely on the green grass
around are home to lots of birds and animals.
snow-capped mountains reached to the sky
People live in perfect harmony with nature.
Lead in: Do you know where this is?
? “香格里拉”一词来自于James Hilton 的一部 经典小说。如今，香格里拉已经成为指代人间 天堂的常用词语。 Hilton描绘了一个美丽的国 度，那里三河交汇，奇峰高耸，深草如茵盖大 地。在这片宁静的土地上，土地肥沃，牛马成 群，有静谧的湖水、神圣的寺院、淳朴的康巴 人，一切都如人们梦想中的伊甸园。这片世外 桃源更是越野试驾的绝佳场所，崎岖的山路、 陡峭的崖壁、人迹罕至的原始森林，还有遍布 途中的溪水、乱石、朽木，各种奇路险境丛生， 是对勇气对智慧对车辆性能真正挑战，而且住 在这个完美的世界里的人们知道如何永葆青春。
?How did Hilton describe Shangri-la? He described a beautiful kingdom where three rivers joined together, steep mountains reached to the sky, and fields of long grass covered the earth.
Meili Mountain Three mountains, Meili, Baimang and Haba, which are covered with snow, tower over the Baimang Mountain land. Their snowy mountaintops form a beautiful picture that will leave you at a loss Haba Mountain for words.
三座白雪覆盖的高山——梅里，白芒和哈巴——拔地而 起，其白雪皑皑的山顶构成了一副美丽的图画，美得让 每一个游客都无法用语言形容。
?What can you see below the mountains?
Below the mountains , the sunshine reflects on the many lakes ,making them shine like diamonds against the rich countryside. Sheep, cattle and horses wander on the green grass and the surrounding forests are home to many birds and animals.
在山下，阳光反射在湖面上，使湖面在富饶乡村 的映衬下像钻石般闪光。羊，牛和马自由自在地 吃着青草，周围的森林就是众多鸟儿和动物们的 家园。
Read the passage and answer:
1.What information can you get from the titles?
It’s about the world famous Chinese Shangri-la. We can learn about its history, location, scenery, and weather.
2.Who first talked about Shangri-la?
James Hilton, a British writer, wrote the novel Lost Horizon in 1933.
3.What does the word Shangri-la mean?
It means the sun and the moon in one’s heart. Today it has become a common English word, meaning heaven on the Earth.
4. Where is Shangri-la?
It is in the southwest of China, 659 kilometers away from Kunming.
5.what’s the weather like in Shangri-la?
? The weather changes so quickly that people can experience four seasons in one day.
The best times to visit Shangri-la are
spring autumn _______ and ________.
6.How can you get there? We can start in the city of Dali and drive northwards along the Yunnan-Tibet Highway(滇藏高速) until we reach there. We can also go there by plane.
7.Find out the sentences that describe the beauty of Shangri-la.
?…a beautiful kingdom where three rivers joined together, snow-capped mountains reached to the sky, and fields of long grass covered the earth.
?Three mountains, Meili, Baimang and Haba, … form a beautiful picture that will make any viewer speechless. ?Lakes, surrounded by vast grasslands, look like jewels. Sheep, cows and horses feed freely on the green grass and the forests around are home to lots of birds and animals.
He described a beautiful kingdom where three rivers joined together, steep mountains reached to the sky, and fields of long grass covered the earth.
Three mountains, Meili, Baimang and Haba, which are covered with snow, tower over the land. These snowy mountaintops form a beautiful picture that will leave you at a loss for words.
Below the mountains, the sunshine reflects on the many lakes , ________them _________________________the rich countryside. shine like diamonds against making wander on Sheep, cattle and horses _________the green grass and the are home to surrounding forests _________ many birds and animals.
?在这个完美世界里住着发现了永葆青春秘密的人们 ?In this perfect world lived people who had discovered how to stay young forever. ?在这个天堂般的世界里，人们和大自然和谐相处，而 忘却了外面的世界。 ? In this peaceful land, people live in perfect harmony with nature, far away from the noise and worry of the outside world. ?大自然给香格里拉提供了取之不尽的天然宝藏，使得 这边土地成了当地居民的幸福家园。 ? Nature has provided Shangri-la with endless natural treasures, making the land an happy home for the local people.
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