<ul><li>Chaplin was a famous American film director and actor born in London in 1889. </li></ul><ul><li>His parents separated when he was one year old,and he first appeared on the stage at the age of 5. He died in Switzerland at the age of 88. </li></ul>Charlie Chaplin
Listening 1.When and where was Charlie Chaplin born? 2.How many films did he make between 1940 and 1966? In London in 1889. Only 6 films.
Reading 1.What kind of film did Chaplin act in? 2.Which were more popular, his early films or his later films? He acted in comedies,silent films and films with sound. His early films .
Answer the following questions 1.Who was Charlie Chaplin? 2.When and where was he born? 3.When did he begin to act in a film? 4.What was his own manner of acting? 5.Why were his earliest films silent? 6.Why did the development of films with sound become a problem for Chaplin? 7.How were Chaplin honored for during his lifetime?
A small black hat A small jacket Baggy trousers Oversized shoes A stick A moustache tramp Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin
Para. 1 Para. 2 Para. 3 Para. 4 Para. 5 Basic facts about Chaplin Chaplin’s early life Chaplin’s acting style Chaplin’s silent films Chaplin’s later life OUTLINE OF THE TEXT
CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S LIFE Year Age 1889 1890 1894 1897 1901 1906 1908 1912 Born 1 5 8 12 17 19 23 London Parents divorced First appearance on the stage Join a group of dancers Travel around England Set off for New York Famous comedy actor First film part in the States
1925 1931 1936 1940 1947 1952 1953 1972 1977 36 42 47 51 58 62 63 82 88 The Gold Rush City Lights Modern Times The Great Dictator Monsieur Verdux Leave the States Settle in Switzerland To the States for award Pass away in Switzerland
SOME OF CHAPLIN’S FILMS The Gold Rush(1925) City Lights(1931) Modern Times(1936) The Great Dictator(1940) Monsieur Verdux(1947) A King of New York(1957) A Countess from Hong Kong(1966)
Write notes about Charlie Chaplin’s lifetime: Born:__________________ Died and buried:__________________ First appearance on the stage:________ First film part in the USA:_______ Acted in:_____films Wrote and directed:_____films Most famous films:_________________________ London,1889 Switzerland,1977 1894 1912 82 69 City lights; Modern times
Intensive reading <ul><li>1.People all over the world can enjoy Chaplin’s films without </li></ul><ul><li>translation because________. </li></ul><ul><li>English is widely known in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>They can enjoy the films silently. </li></ul><ul><li>They are mostly comedies. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of them are silent. </li></ul><ul><li>2.Chaplin is regarded as king of comedy mainly because _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A.He acted out the common human situations best in his comedy. </li></ul><ul><li>B.He could sing and dance well. </li></ul><ul><li>C.He knew how to make people laugh. </li></ul><ul><li>D.Lots of people have seen his films. </li></ul><ul><li>3.From the text,we can know that little does Chaplin’s comedy </li></ul><ul><li>depend on ______. </li></ul><ul><li>A.actions B.feeling C.expressions D.words </li></ul>D A D
<ul><li>4.Chaplin was good at _______ films. </li></ul><ul><li>A.writing B. directing C. acting in D. A 、 B and C </li></ul><ul><li>5.“City Lights ”is a ________. </li></ul><ul><li>silent film </li></ul><ul><li>film with dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>film which was not well received </li></ul><ul><li>film with music </li></ul>D D
Fill in the blanks with the words in the box Charlie Chaplin was one of the greatest and ________ actors in the history of the cinema. He made a great ______________ to the film industry. He was ____________ in many ways during his lifetime. He began his acting at the age of five.All his life he acted,wrote and directed a large number of films. His earliest films were ________, Because the sound equipment had not yet been _________.In fact he was _________________ making films with dialogues. Chaplin’s own manner of ________ made him world-famous. He wore a small Black hat,very _________ trousers and a moustache. He came out With a stick and he __________ it _________________ as he walked. Even his way of walking down the street and turning a corner was Very special and could ____________________ his own. Today some of his earliest films are still popular. funniest contribution honoured silent developed uncertain about acting wide swung in the air be recognized as
Say something about Charlie Chaplin. . Retelling
Geraldine Chaplin ） She is present at No.56 International Film Day
Famous Saying by Chaplin <ul><li>“ You have to believe in yourself . That is the secret . Even when I was in the children's home ( 孤儿院 ) , when I was wandering the streets trying to find enough to eat to keep alive , even then , I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world . ” </li></ul>