Tour of Gardens
Model 1 A Trip to the Yu Yuan Garden
Work in pairs. This item we are going to take trips to different gardens in China. First let’s carry out a brief discussion.
1．Discuss the standards by which Chinese gardens can be classified.
Listen to the following words and useful expressions and repeat. Then try to memorize it.
Words and Phrases
ingenious adj. 精巧的，敏捷的
architecture n. 建筑
particularity n. 特别之处
peculiar adj. 特殊的
be characteristic of 具有……的特征
arched bridges 拱桥
twisting corridors and passages 回廊
the Hall for Summoning Spring 点春堂
the Small Sword Society 小刀会
1．Many tourists are attracted by its ingenious architecture and layout.
2．The buildings in the garden are characteristic of South China’s style of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
3．The rock looks somewhat different from the ordinary rocks.
4．The rock has four particularities.
5．It sounds instructive and patriotic.
Listen to the dialogue I for the first time. Then practice the dialogue by reading them aloud with your partner. Read through it at least twice, changing your role each time.
A Trip to the Yu Yuan Garden
【Scene】Miss Zhang, a guide from the Youth Travel Service; Jack, a foreign tourist. Miss Zhang is showing Jack around the Yuyuan Garden. Jack has a special interest in the ancient Chinese gardens.
Listen and Answer
You will hear five questions. Listen carefully and give an appropriate answer to each of them.
Act out the following dialogs.
【Situation A】Mr. Wang is a tour guide who is showing a team of tourists from Australia around the Yuyuan Garden.