高二英语 张晓锋 QQ 569998595 Learning Aims: 1.To know about the background of Renaissance and the achievements during this time and the representatives in many fields . 2.To understand some difficult sentences in the text. 3.To improve the reading ability The Mona Lisa Renaissance The Mona Lisa 1.Classical (a) refers to the Middle Ages (from about 1100 to 1500) 2.Medieval (b) refers to the period which followed the Middle Ages 3.Gothic (c) refer to ancient Greece and Rome 4. Renaissance (d) refers to a typical style of art and architecture in the Middle Ages Read the passage fast and match the main idea with each paragraph: (5’) Para 1 The origin of the word --- Renaissance Para 2 The time and the birth place of the Renaissance Para 3 A new type of philosophy Para 4 A time of scientific invention Para 5 Trade made the Renaissance possible Para 6 The discovery of the new ideas Para 7 A genius --- Leonardo Task : True or False 1.The Mona Lisa is a mysterious masterpiece . 2. It was as if Europe wasn’t was waking up after the long sleep of the Middle Ages . 3. Renaissance artists found new old ideas for their work in classical Greece and Rome . 4. The Renaissance was a time of scientific invention , too . 5. For the first time, they put religion people at the centre of the universe. Read Paras 1--3 carefully and fill in the blanks with the information in the text. The Renaissance Time Birthplace Origin of the word Factors that made the Renaissance possible 14th to 16th century During the 1. ____________ Italy 2.________ Renaissance is a French word which rebirth means 3. “_______”. discovery of the new world 4. the __________________________ __________________________ international business Read Paras 4—5 carefully and fill in the blanks with the information in the text. Painters discovered how to perspective and the use 5. ___________ effects of light. Composers put different Arts voices together and created polyphony 6. ___________. Achievements Architects preferred designing buildings with 7. more light _____________. people as the center Philosophy 8. Put________ of the universe. Scientific invention a time of scientific invention Read Para6-7 and describe Leonardo da Vince: His masterpiece is ________Besides being a Mona lisa famous__________,Leonardo da Vince was painter inventor who was well-known also a skilled________, drawingsof aeroplanes, for his astonishing ________ ________ tanks submarines parachutes,_____and __________ Sentences: 1. It is believed to be the best example of a new lifelike style of painting that amazed people when it was first used. 蒙娜丽莎被认为是一种新的形象逼真型绘 画的最好代表，这种绘画风格一经使用就 使人们惊叹不已。 第二个it 指的是 (the style) 2. But they looked forward, too, by opening new frontiers in the arts. 而他们也通过开辟新的艺术领域来展望未来。 3. The sense of exploration which motivated the artists went hand in hand with a new type of philosophy. 这种激发艺术家的探索意识与 一种新型的 人生哲学携手共进。 4. Wherever he went he carried a notebook around with him, in which he wrote down his ideas. 不管走到哪里他都随身携带一个笔记本, 以便随时记录下自己的想法. 5. After centuries of accepting a medieval world view in which human life was considered of little Value compared with the greatness of God, philosopher began asking questions like...... 几个世纪以来，哲学家们都持有中世纪的世界观， 认为与上帝的伟大相比人的生命很渺小。现在他们提出 诸如“人为何物?” 以及“我为何存在?” 这样的问题。 6. But even if his only contribution to history had been the Mona Lisa, it would have been genius enough for all time. 但即使他对历史的贡献仅仅是一副《蒙娜·丽莎》, 这也已经是恒久的天才作品。 Finish the following exercises Which sentence in the text can be replaced by the following one? Trade with other continents made the Europeans rich, therefore they could afford the arts. Trade with other parts of the world mean that Europe was getting richer, too . This meant that people had money to spend on the arts. Leonardo da Vinci was like a man who awoke too early in the darkness, while the others were all still asleep” ----Sigmund Freud Leonardo da Vinci is a man well beyond his time. He was a renaissance painter, architect, engineer, mathematician and philosopher, a genius the world has never seen again so far. Write a passage about Leonardo da Vinci Thanks a lot!