[00:02.00]Unit 4 Colorful Lands,Colorful People(I) [00:07.18]Part I Warming up [00:10.95]A:Key words: [00:16.98]-est [00:20.14]Vocabulary: [00:26.20]peninsula altitude trench [00:32.86]Greenland the Sahara Desert the Caspian Sea [00:40.78]Lake Superior Mt.Qomolangma(Mt.Everest) [00:50.23]Baykal Mariana Trench the Nile [00:58.88]Here are some statements of some superlative world geographical statistice. [01:05.96]Listen carefully and complete the following chart. [01:11.71]Pay special attention to the numbers. [03:51.11]B:Key words: [03:58.37]earth water land area [04:05.63]Vocabulary: [04:11.79]bare gulf bay isthmus [04:20.75]plateau canyon plain [04:28.02]you are going to hear a passage about the blue planet-Earth. [04:33.87]While listening,fill in the blanks with the missing words [04:39.90]and get familiar with the different features of the land. [04:45.15]Seen from space,our earth,with____covering____of its surface, [04:53.02]appears as the beautiful "blue planet." [04:58.19]The bare land areas appear___,dark green shows where there is___, [05:05.63]and the white means___. [05:09.19]Besides the seven major land areas,called___,there are thousands of___. [05:16.84]Some of these are arranged in groups and some stand alone in the great oceans. [05:23.40]Arms of land which reach out into the water are called peninsulas; [05:29.85]seas,gulfs and bays are___which lie between islands and peninsulas. [05:38.02]A narrow piece of land___two larger land areas is an isthmus; [05:44.97]a narrow stretch of water between two land areas is called a strait or____. [05:52.34]Water is constantly in motion on the earth. [05:57.30]Rain water runs off the mountains into____; [06:02.45]it collects in lakes and rivers which carry it back to the seas. [06:08.72]From the high altitudes of mountain passes and plateaus [06:14.05]to the canyons an low-lying____. [06:18.59]the features of the land are wonderful to see. [06:23.35]Part II [06:31.60]In Brazil and France [06:37.95]A:Key words: [06:45.03]amusing confuse understand [06:52.89]French canoe [06:58.04]Vocabulary: [07:03.99]squid deposit [07:09.87]Now listen to two short stories. [07:15.15]In each of the stories,there is one person who makes a fool of himself. [07:21.99]Listen carefully and try to fill in the words in the charts below. [08:35.47]B:Key words: [08:42.24]trip Brazil street vendors unusual things [08:51.91]fortune-teller eating France [08:59.45]performer portrait [09:04.89]Vocabulary: [09:11.05]vendor fortune-teller specialty [09:19.52]B1.In this part you are going to hear two people talking about Brazil and France. [09:28.16]While listening,pay special attention to the interesting things [09:34.72]they can see or do on the streets in both countries. [09:40.47]Then complete the chart filling in the missing information. [11:08.92]B2.Now listen to the dialogue again [11:15.08]and answer the following questions with key words.