Ⅰ．In ____, he opened ____ in California. Real boats, castles, trains, mountains, rivers, ____ ____. Millions of people came to Disneyland. Years later, ____ was built. Walt Disney now had another wonderful world of fun ____.
Walt Disney died ____, but the world will not forget him quickly.____ and all his friends will help us to remember him.
Ⅱ．This passage mainly tells us…
a．how Walt Disney made cartoon movies.
b．how Walt Disney created amusement parks.
c．something about Walt Disney's childhood.
d．something about Walt Disney's life.
Part Ⅱ Walt Disney (Ⅰ)
1．____ Young Walt Disney loved to draw but his father often asked him to do other things.
2．____ When he began making cartoon movies, he made a lot of money.
3．____ Walt's wife asked him to make a cartoon about the mouse he loved.
4．____ Mickey Mouse was the name suggested by Walt's wife.
5．____ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs made Walt Disney world famous.
6．____ Millions of children watched Disney shows every day.
Part Ⅰ Warming-up Exercises
A. Sentence Structure
Understanding adverbial clauses of time with 1．before 2．after 3．until
Directions: This drill is for practice in correct understanding of adverbial clauses with “before,”“after,” and “until.” Listen carefully. Decide whether the statements are true of false according to what you hear on the tape. Write T for true and F for false.
1．Picasso began to paint before he entered the art school. (F) 2．Picasso lived in Paris until he was 66. (T) 3．They had dinner after they visited the Art Exhibition. (T) 4．The children stayed in the amusement park until their father came. (F) 5．Walt Disney drew the pictures until Dr. Sherwood came. (F) 6．Walt studied art before he made cartoon movies. (T) 7．Armstrong didn't learn to read music until he was a man. (F) 8．Beethoven's finest works were composed after he became deaf. (F)
Directions: Listen carefully. Write down the sentences you hear on the tape.
1．Mary and Margaret came after 1 went home. 2．The new students left before 1 came. 3．Mary is studying now. Later she will call John. Earlier she washed her hair. 4．Mr. Smith kept working until he finished.
B. Sentences For Oral Repetition
Directions: You are going to hear some sentences chosen from the comprehension material in this lesson. Listen carefully and repeat. (see tapescript)
Part Ⅱ WaltDisney (Ⅰ)
Directions: Decide whether the statements are true or false.
Key: 1．T 2．F 3．F 4．T 5．F 6．F
Walt Disney (Ⅰ) (1′50″)
“That's a fine picture of a horse,”said the doctor. The boy looked up happily. Young Walt Disney loved to draw.“I draw all day long, but I have work to do,”he told his friend Dr. Sherwood. Walt's father had many jobs for him to do.“Stop all that drawing,”Mr. Disney would say,“there's work to be done.”
When he was older, Walt decided to make art his work .He worked hard drawing cartoons. When he had time, he studied art. He began to make cartoon movies. But he didn't have much money and he didn't always have enough to eat. Sometimes when he worked in his little office, a mouse would run near his desk.“Would you like to be my pet?”Walt asked the mouse. He caught the mouse and kept him as a pet. He called him Mortimer. A few years later, Walt remembered Mortimer and decided to make a cartoon about him.“I'm making a cartoon about a mouse named Mortimer,”he told his wife.“Mortimer Mouse? I think Mickey Mouse would be a better name,”she said.“You are right. It would.”Disney made many Mickey Mouse cartoons. People all over the world saw Mickey and loved him. Mickey Mouse made Walt Disney famous. Then came Donald Duck, and Goofy and others.Walt began to make full length cartoons. One was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Both old and young loved Snow White and the funny little men. Then Walt made movies for television. Millions of children watched the shows every week.
Part Ⅲ WaltDisney (Ⅱ)
Directions: Fill in the blanks with what you hear on the tape.
Key: (see tapescript)
Directions: Choose a, b, c, or d to complete the statement.
Walt Disney (Ⅱ) (57″)
Walt had two daughters. He took them every where. They liked to go to amusement Parks. Walt dreamed of making a beautiful amusement park that adults as well as children would like. “My park would be alive and exciting, and it would be clean and safe. They'd come from far and near to see it.”His dreams came true with Disneyland. In 1955, he opened a wonderful land of make-believe in California. Real boats, castles, trains, mountains, rivers, all in one beautiful park. Millions of people came to Disneyland. Years later, Disney World was built. Walt Disney now had another wonderful world of fun in Florida.
Walt Disney died in 1966,but the world will not forget hin quickly. Mickey Mouse and all his friends will help us to remember him.