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Unit 17 Great Women Speaking. Lead-in. Wu Yi She played an important part in leading people to fight against SARS. Queen Diana She always helped the people who have AIDS. The Chinese Women ’ s Volleyball team. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Unit 17 Great Women Speaking

  • Lead-inWu YiShe played an important part in leading people to fight against SARS.

  • Queen DianaShe always helped the people who have AIDS.

  • The Chinese Womens Volleyball team

  • Anita Mei is a well-known pop star in Asia. Besides her entertainment(activities, she often held concerts to collect money for the charity foundations (.

  • Secretary of the United States Condoleezza Rice

  • President of Haier Yang MianmianThatcher, Margaret Hilda

  • Zhang Haidi

  • Warming upSong Qingling (1893-1981)

  • Song Qingling is a famous Chinese woman revolutionist. She was born in 1893. She married Dr Sun Zhongshan in 1915. She was the vice-president of the Peoples Republic for many years. She busied herself with various welfare

  • activities (), ranging from heading the Womens Federation to a number of committees involving children.

  • Madame Curie (1867-1934)

  • Madame Curie is the greatest woman scientist. She played an important role in the development of modern physics. Her discovery of radium opened the treasure-house of atomic energy. In 1903 Madame Curie and her husband Pierre Curie shared the Nobel Prize for

  • physics. After her husbands death Curie became the first woman professor in France. In 1911 she was awarded a second Nobel Prize. This is for her discovery of radium and polonium. Later she worked on the application of radioactivity to medicine.

  • Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973)

  • Pearl S. Buck is a famous American woman writer. She was born in the USA but grew up in Zhejiang Province after her parents moved to China in 1895. She first learnt Chinese and was in America and then returned to China. In 1931

  • she wrote her best-known novel, The Good Earth. She won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938.

  • Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

  • She was a world-famous Catholic nun. From the age of 18 she worked in India to help the poor. For more than 30 years she took care of people who were often mentally or physically disabled. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in

  • 1979. In 2003, she was honoured with the name of Blessed Teresa.

  • Homework Describe a person, using the following words.

  • weak stupid lazy mean dishonest tense cold unkind unfriendly miserable dullNegativestrong smart honest friendly warm kind cheerful popular generous hard-working helpful serious loyal quiet pretty Positive

  • Useful expressionsShe sees to me to be the kind of woman who The impression she makes on me is I think she is the kind of person who

  • She could be She might People like her She looks as if You can see that She doesnt seem

  • Homework1. Describe a person whom you are familiar with.2. Remember the useful expressions on P30.3. Recite new words and expressions of this unit.