Grade 9 Unit 6 Topic 1 Section C

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Item 1 Entertainment > Special Report Monday, March 8, 2010

The 82nd Oscars Academy Awards [1]award: 美: [əˈwɔrd]  英: [əˈwɔː(r)d]   n. 奖;奖金;奖品;奖学金   v. 授予;给予奖励;判给

The 82nd Academy Awards Ceremony [2]ceremony: 美: [ˈserəˌmoʊni] 英: [ˈserəməni]  n. 仪式;典礼;礼仪;礼节, honoring the best in film for 2009, was held on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. A list o f winners of the Oscars included:

Motion [3]motion: 美: [ˈmoʊʃ(ə)n]  英: [ˈməʊʃ(ə)n]  n. 运动;动议;提议;移动 Picture: The Hurt Locker

• Actor: Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart

• Actress: Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side

Director [4]director: 美: [daɪˈrektər]  英: [dəˈrektə(r)]  n. 董事;经理;理事;导演;(某一活动的)负责人: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker

(Kathryn became the first woman ever to win the award.)

Item 2. Entertainment > Arts

Picasso’s Works Show in New York Museum

The show will present 300 of the famous Spanish artist’s paintings and drawings. It is a general [5]general: 美: [ˈdʒen(ə)rəl]  英: [‘dʒen(ə)rəl] n. 将军;(陆军、海军陆战队或美国空军)上将
adj. 全体的;普遍的;总的;正常的
review of Picasso’s career. It is a wonderful chance for art lovers to see so many works of the great artist. By showing these works, the exhibition wants to tell people: Pablo Picasso never gets old.

Item 3. Entertainment > Stars

Beckham Wants Football Star Sons

The famous football star, David Beckham, would love his three boys to follow in his footsteps [6]footstep: 美: [ˈfʊtˌstep]  英: [‘fʊt.step]  n. 脚步声;足迹. He said in an interview, “They’re really into playing football and basketball. They’re talented [7]talented: 美: [ˈtæləntəd]  英: [ˈtæləntɪd]  adj. 有才能的;天才的 little boys. Whatever they want to do, it doesn’t matter… But it would be great for them to take up [8]take up: 拿起;举起;拾起;给搭(火车等);占据;从事;开始 sports, because it’s such a great thing.”

Word Bank

Word Bank
1 award: 美: [əˈwɔrd]  英: [əˈwɔː(r)d]   n. 奖;奖金;奖品;奖学金   v. 授予;给予奖励;判给
2 ceremony: 美: [ˈserəˌmoʊni] 英: [ˈserəməni]  n. 仪式;典礼;礼仪;礼节
3 motion: 美: [ˈmoʊʃ(ə)n]  英: [ˈməʊʃ(ə)n]  n. 运动;动议;提议;移动
4 director: 美: [daɪˈrektər]  英: [dəˈrektə(r)]  n. 董事;经理;理事;导演;(某一活动的)负责人
5 general: 美: [ˈdʒen(ə)rəl]  英: [‘dʒen(ə)rəl] n. 将军;(陆军、海军陆战队或美国空军)上将
adj. 全体的;普遍的;总的;正常的
6 footstep: 美: [ˈfʊtˌstep]  英: [‘fʊt.step]  n. 脚步声;足迹
7 talented: 美: [ˈtæləntəd]  英: [ˈtæləntɪd]  adj. 有才能的;天才的
8 take up: 拿起;举起;拾起;给搭(火车等);占据;从事;开始
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