Have you ever seen a flood? Where? What happened?
Have you ever heard of great flood stories?
If you knew a great flood was coming, what would you do?
Who would you tell first?
If a flood came, what would be the most important thing for you to save (discuss)?
Something that is not dead is ______?
Beijing is a _____?
How wide something is, is the _______?
Something that is hidden is a _______? “This is a _______; don’t tell!”
How long something is, is the _______?
Water destroying houses and things is a _______?
To go on a lake or river, you need a _____?
Hidden make known
Synonym Matching (2)
Listening Blank Fill
Utanapishtim spoke to Gilgamesh, saying: "I will reveal ____ you, Gilgamesh, a thing that is hidden, a ________ of the gods I will tell you! Shuruppak, ___ city that you surely know, situated on the _______ of the Euphrates, that city was very old, _____ there were gods inside it. The hearts of the _______ Gods moved them to inflict the Flood. Their ________ Anu uttered the oath (of secrecy), Ea, the ________ Prince(?), was under oath with them so he repeated _______ talk to the reed house: 'Reed house, reed _______! Wall, wall! O man of Shuruppak, son of Ubartutu: ______ down the house and build a boat! Abandon ________ and seek living beings! Spurn possessions and keep _______ living beings! Make all living beings go up ______ the boat. The boat which you are to build, _____ dimensions must measure equal to each other: its ________ must correspond to its width.
Word Bank Fill in the Blank
Utanapishtim spoke to Gilgamesh, saying: "I will 1( ) to you, Gilgamesh, a thing that is hidden, a 2( ) of the gods I will tell you! Shuruppak, 3( ) city that you surely know, situated on the 4( ) of the Euphrates, that city was very old, and 5( ) were gods inside it. The hearts of the Great 6( ) moved them to inflict the Flood. Their Father Anu 7( ) the oath (of secrecy), Ea, the Clever Prince(?), was 8( ) oath with them so he repeated their talk to the reed house: 'Reed 9( ), reed house! Wall, wall! O man of Shuruppak, son 10( ) Ubartutu: Tear down the house and build a boat! 11( ) wealth and seek living beings! Spurn possessions and keep 12( ) living beings! Make all living beings go up into the 13( ). The boat which you are to build, its dimensions must measure equal to each 14( ): its length must correspond to its width.
Pair Work Discussion Questions:
1. Do you like to tell secrets?
2. What kind of secrets should be kept secret?
3. Should the secret of the flood have been kept?
4. Is it better to pursue wealth or human beings? Why?
5. Do you think a boat with equal length and width would look strange?
1. Do you like to keep secrets?
2. Are there times when secrets should not be kept?
3. Why do you think the gods wanted to inflict the flood?
4. Today, do you think people pursue wealth or people more? Exlplain.
5. What do you think the other people thought of the men building the boat?
Reveal jieshi 14
Hidden zheyan 13
Surely dangran 12
Situated chuyu 32 mouzhong 33 jingdi 44 de 0
Banks he an 24
Inflict shi 3 zaoshou 14
Flood hongshui 23
Uttered yong 4 kou 3 fachu 11
Oath shiyan 42
Clever congmingde 100
Tear down nong dao 43
Build jianzhu 44
Abandon liqi 24
Seek xunzhao 23
Living beings huozhede 200 renlei 24
Spurn possessions qingmiede 140 jujue 42
Dimensions guimo 12
Measure liang 2
Equal xiangdeng 13
Correspond yizhi 14
Word Puzzle: DOWN: alive, city, width ACROSS: secret, length, flood, boat.
Synonym Matching: reveal-->make known / hidden-->secret / great-->big / inflict-->cause / uttered-->said / oath-->promise / build-->make / spurn-->reject / wealth-->possessions /
Synonym Matching (2): abandon-->leave / living-->alive / measurements-->dimensions / equal-->alike / situated-->positioned /
Listening Blank Fill: to, secret, a, banks, and, Great, Father, Clever, their, house, tear, wealth, alive, into, its, length
Word Bank Fill in the Blank: 1(f)reveal, 2(b)secret, 3(k)a, 4(m)banks, 5(e)there, 6(a)Gods, 7(n)uttered, 8(h)under, 9(i)house, 10(j)of, 11(c)abandon, 12(l)alive, 13(d)boat, 14(g)other,