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Entertaining from home
Look at the pictures and titles. Guess what the passage will be about.
It might be about how talk show hosts amuse viewers at home.

Fast reading
1. Why are talk show hosts putting on shows at home?
Because of the coronavirus, everyone has to stay at home.
Reading strategy:
The first sentence of Paragraph 1 always contains some key information.

Careful reading
1. Which sentence suggests what the writer might describe next?
  One of the changes I’ve seen personally has been in TV talk shows.

2. What does the word “they” in Paragraph 2 refer to?
Talk show hosts.  

3. What does the audience usually do?
They laugh, cheer or take part in games.  

4. What effect (效果) will the audience have on the show?
They make talk shows lively.  

5. On most talk show, a live audience _____.
A. cannot interact with guests
B. can crack jokes with the guests
C. can make the show lively
D. can interview guests

6. What does the underlined sentence mean in paragraph 2?
(This, however, has made their shows interesting in a new way)
video chat interviews & no make-up artists

7. What does the underlined phrase “in a new light” mean in Paragraph 3?
A. In a different environment.
B. Being presented in a new way.
C. Lacking make-up.
D. Discussing one’s opinions.

8. What do we know about Jimmy Kimmel’s show?
A. He let his children play on his show.
B. He made a video about how to play with children at home.
C. He became a food delivery driver.
D. He made a pizza for a delivery man to thank him.

9. What is the author’s attitude towards the talk show hosts?
A. Supportive.             B. Hateful.
C. Doubtful.            D. Scared.

10. Why does the writer think the shows are heartwarming?
Famous people face the same problems we do and they still do their best to cheer up others.

Post reading
We should make every effort to do our jobs well!
Let's come together and weather the storm!
Do not fear difficulties, face challenges with courage, and you will be unbeatable!

Words in use
Complete the sentences using the words in the box.
1. Newspapers inform our opinions, educate us, ______ us, and keep us in touch with the world.
2. The football game came to you ______ from New York.
3. We know who we can ______ on when we need help. 
4. He is very professional. I hope to ______ him again soon.  
5. He said his car got ______ in the snow. 

1. entertain    2.live     3. depend        4. interview        5. stuck

Look deep into space
Warm up
1. Is it easy to study the universe? Why or why not?
It's not easy. The universe is big and many things are far away from us.

2. How can we clearly see things that are far away from us?
We can see them by using telescopes.

Look at the titles and headings
1. What will be discussed in the text? 
  The space telescope Hubble. 

Fast reading
1. What is the story mainly about?
A. How the Hubble Space Telescope works.
B. How the Hubble Space Telescope has helped us explore space.
C. The Hubble telescope’s anniversary.
D. How scientists chose the successor of the Hubble telescope.

Paragraph 1
  Mankind’s most famous “eye in the sky” turned 30 this year, taking a beautiful image of “space clouds” to celebrate.

1. What is the “eye in the sky” and how does it work?
Paragraph 2
2. What was the image like?
Paragraph 3
3. What discoveries has it made during the past 30 years?
Paragraph 4
4. Will it continue to work after the 30th birthday?
Paragraph 5

Careful reading
1. What do we know about the Hubble Space Telescope?
A. It was the first space telescope ever built.
B. It has been working for 20 years.
C. It uses a large mirror and a powerful digital camera.
D. It can see celestial bodies up to 8 billion light-years away.

2. How is the telescope’s birthday celebrated each year?
A. By naming a new nebula.
B. By titling a new space picture.
C. By taking a new image of space.
D. By finishing a new task.

3. Which of the following has the Hubble Space Telescope done?
a. It has discovered four of Pluto’s five moons.
b. It has taken never-before-seen images of Pluto.
c. It has taken photos of pulsating stars.
d. It has helped us find the ages of pulsars.
A.  ab           B. ac           C. bc           D. bd

Words in use
Complete the sentences using the words provided.
1. Scientists around the world are working to _________ a cure for AIDS. 
2. The money ________ him to go abroad.
3. They ______ their fire at the target.
4. I'm sure you'll all _____ me in wishing them a very happy marriage.
5. House prices are ________ to rise sharply.

1. discover    2. allowed     3. directed     4. join     5. expected

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