Year3 12/17 Group2 Chapter4-5





Introduce characters in chapter 4 5
Summary of chapter 4
Summary of chapter 5
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Vocabulary - Chapter 4 

1. township (n.) : (in South Africa) A segregated residential settlement for blacks,located outside a city or town. 小鎮

2. liberal (n.) : A person of liberal principles or views,especially in politics or religion. 開明的;公正的

3. Board (n.) : A group of people whoofficially administer a company, trust, etc. 董事會

4. typewriter (n.) : A machine for writing mechanically in letters and characters like those produced by printers‘ types. 打字機

5. urgently (adv.) : Compelling or requiring  immediate action or attention; imperative. 急迫地
6. roughly (adv.) : In a rough manner. 大約;大體上

7. squash (v.) : To press forcibly against or cram into a small space. 擠壓

8. glance (v.) : To look quickly or briefly.  看一下;瞥見

9. Acacia (n.) : As the locust tree.  阿拉伯膠樹

10. atmosphere (n.) : The gaseous envelope  surrounding the earth. 氣氛

11. mood (n.) : A state or quality of feeling at a  particular time. 心情;情緒

12. stretch (v.) : To extend the hand or to reach,  as for something. 伸直

13. stiffly (adv.) : Completely or utterly. 堅硬地

14. path (n.) : A narrow walk or way. 小路

15. youth (n.) : The condition of being   young. 青年時期

16. domestic (adj.) : Of or pertaining to the  home, the household, household
      affairs,or the family. 家事的

17. bring up (vb.) : To care for and train (a child). 養育

18. priest (n.) : Christianity a person ordained to act as a mediator between God and          man in administering the sacraments, preaching, blessing, guiding, etc. 神父

19. Emptiness (n.) : Same as meaninglessness. 空虛;無意義

Vocabulary - Chapter 5

1. greet (v.) : To address with some form of salutation. 打招呼

2. fence (n.) : A barrier enclosing or bordering a field, yard,usually made of posts and wire or wood, used to prevent entrance, to confine,or to mark a boundary. 籬笆;柵欄

3. assume (v.) : To take for granted or without proof. 以為

4. nod (v.): To make a slight, quick downward bending  forward of the head, as in assent, greeting, or command. 點頭

5. march (v.) : To go forward; advance; proceed. 前進

6. relieve (v.) : To ease or alleviate. 緩和;減輕

7. abandon (v.) : To leave completely and finally. 拋棄

8. eventful (adj.) : Full of events or incidents, especially  of a striking character. 多事的

Introduce characters in chapter 4 5

Mapetla Mohapi: He worked at the office where Donald work and he died during the story. 

Donald Woods: He worked for the Daily Dispatch newspaper and he was the editor of this one.

Steve Biko: He was an important figure of black consciousness. He lived in King William’s town. He is a banned person.

John Qumza: He’s Biko’s friend. He’s driving Woods and Biko when they were visiting the black township.

Mamphela Ramphele: Mamphala was a doctor. She was described like a bright and ethical woman who didn’t follow the idea of classifications.

Tenjy Mtintso: A pretty girl of 20 who worked as a nurse at clinic in Zanempilo.

Summary of chapter 4

Tonight, Biko was going with Woods to a black township outside East London. Mamphela thought it is not worth to take the risk because she worried Biko might get caught.  But Biko said “We won’t get caught. “ Then Biko talked to Woods to wait for car to drive him. A few minutes later a black taxi drove up and took Woods to the township. The car was a black taxi. 

Black taxis were usually very old cars and usually carried as many passengers as they could. There was an atmosphere of fun and adventure in the taxi as the men joked with each other. But as the taxi reached the black township outside East London, the mood changed. 

They were all silent, Woods looked at all those black faces around streets, tired and unsmiling, he felt that the whole black world, which he had believed he knew so well, had a life he was totally unaware of. Then Woods walked with Biko. They turned a corner and saw a little boy running so fast that to avoid a danger. 

They talked a lot of things about Biko. Woods started to think maybe Biko’s ideal is not a wrong thing.

Summary of chapter 5

Biko took Woods to eat with Tenjy’s family, which made Woods felt like his own home. After that noisy and happy meal, women washed the work clothes, and men talked about the history of Africa. At first, Mepetla was mind if he and his family could sit with them. 

Biko said that he can be prisoned, or even be killed, but he still want to be what he wants to be, then Biko also give several examples. All the black wanted is that to live the way they want to live, thought they respect but they don’t want to be a part of them, they don’t want to be put into White’s society. The black believe that God knew why he created the black men, just like why he created the white men.

Question 1
Who is the important figure of black consciousness?
Steven Biko

Question 2
What is the occupation of Woods?

Question 3
Which sentence did Biko say, when he looked the little boy?
Run, son run

Question 4
What is the job of most women did in the Black hometown?  
Domestic maids 

Question 5
Where are Biko and Woods going in chapter 5?
Tenjy’s home

Question 6
How do the Black called their family, being with what? 
Brother and sister

Question 7
What day is most of black women can see their kids?

Question 8
Who remind Biko it is worth doing promote the education of white liberal?

Question 9
What is the occupation of Mamphela?

Question 10
Does the Black feel it is fair tohave different life from white men?
(True  or  False )

Question 1
What is the South African newspaper Woods edits?
(A) Apple 
(B) Daily Dispatch

Question 2
What was the mood that the Black told to Woods? 
(A) Happy 
(B) Sad 
(C) Sarcasm (諷刺)

Question 3
We won’t be _________ your society.I am going to be me as I am, and you can put me in prison, or even kill me, but I am not going to be what you want me to be!  
(A) put into
(B) divided to
(C)got out 

Question 4
Biko’s mother died when he was seventeen. 
(True or False )

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