(中学篇)2017年第06期:外研版高中英语必修四Module 2 Traffic Jams阅读课(重庆:夏恬、王文姝、应斌)一文涉及的教学材料和自编小诗

  
附录1:教学材料
 
Module 2 Getting Around in Beijing
 
Taxis
 
Taxis are on the streets 24 hours a day. Simply raise your hand, and a taxi appears in no time. They are usually red, and they display the price per kilometer on the window. You should check the cab has a business permit, and make sure you ask for a receipt.
 
Buses and trolleybuses
 
Public transport provides a cheap way to get around in Beijing. There are 20,000 buses and trolleybuses in Beijing, but they can get very crowded. It's a good idea to avoid public transport during the rush hour (6:30 am - 8:00 am and 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm). Fares are cheap, starting at 1 yuan. Air-conditioned buses cost more.
 
Buses numbered 1 to 100 are limited to travel within the city centre. Higher numbers have destinations in the suburbs. Tourists shouldn't miss the 103 bus which offers one of the most impressive routes, past the Forbidden City and the White Pagoda in Beihai Park. If you get on a double-decker bus, make sure you sit upstairs. You'll have a good view of the rapidly changing city.
 
Most buses run from about 5:00 am to midnight. However, there is also a night bus service, provided by buses with a number in the 200s.
 
Minibuses
 
Minibuses with seats for 12 passengers offer an alternative to expensive taxis and crowded public transport in some areas. They turn regular services and follow the same routes as large public buses. And in a minibus you always get a seat even in rush hours.
 
Underground
 
There are 17 underground lines in Beijing, and several lines are under construction. Trains are fast and convenient, but rush hours can be terrible. A one-way trip costs 3 yuan. Station names are marked in pinyin. The underground is open from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.
 
Pedicabs
 
Tourists like these human-pedalled “tricycle taxis”, but they can be expensive. You should talk to the driver, and make sure you know the price before you begin the journey, for example, if it is per person, single or return. Tricycles are worth using if you want to explore the narrow alleys (hutong) of old Beijing.
 
 
 
附录2:自编小诗
 
When Night Falls Upon
 
A passing glance at the mountain city flashing in light,
 
And I find myself enticed by charming night.
 
The traffic flows on the Yangtze River Bridge come and go,
 
For working people playing a symphony of the whole.
 
The light rail in silver coat runs through the night,
 
Painting the river bank along in clanking highlights.
 
Out of the Chaotianmen Port a ferry sails from far,
 
Telling a love story of mountain and water witnessed by the star.
 
The cable car shuttles over the Yangtze River to and fro
 
Closely connecting the new of the city to the old.
 
 
 
The bright sun is rising.
 
The city returns onstage in the glorious sunlight of the morning.
 
The ferries in Chaotianmen Port are whistling.
 
The light rail trains of the city are zooming.
 
The cable cars over the Yangtze River are booming.
 
Transportation is carrying the city on the fast lane of promising.