Lesson 31_Reading comprehension and preparation for the final exams_ - READING COMPREHENSION AND PREPARATION FOR THE FINAL EXAMS 1 Reading Comprehension

Lesson 31_Reading comprehension and preparation for the final exams_

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第三十一课 中国人叫她母亲河 READING COMPREHENSION AND PREPARATION FOR THE FINAL EXAMS
1. 阅读与复述 Reading Comprehension and Paraphrasing: 南水北调 2. Please use 100-150 words (about ¾ minute) to paraphrase the story of 京杭大运河 ( 南水北调 ) (p.95). Finally you are required to discuss the story with the teacher. (Assessment 9) 3. 请你说说中国的地理。 (Assessment 9) 4. 阅读练习 Reading Comprehension Exercises
京航大运河是世界上最长的运河,从北京到杭州有 1, 794 公里。 这大约相当于从墨尔本到悉尼的来回路程 1, 756.4 公里。 而从墨尔本到布里斯班只有 1, 682.9 公里。
Textbook p.95 1. 阅读与复述 Reading Comprehension and Paraphrasing: 南水北调 (Assessment 9) New words 南水北调 nán shuǐ běi diào to divert water from the south to the north 运河 yùn hé canal 杭州 háng zhōu Hangzhou (a city in China) 工程 gōng chéng project to dig 隋炀帝 suí yáng dì Emperor Suiyangdi (569 618, an emperor of the Sui Dynasty) 江南 jiāng nán areas south of the Changjiang River
柳树 liǔ shù willow 扬州 yáng zhōu Yangzhou (a city in China) 汇合 huì hé to converge duàn a measure word used of a section of something 通航 tōng háng to be open to air traffic or navigation 研究 yán jiū to study, to research yǐn to divert, to lead 改善 gǎi shàn to improve