The Cellist of Sarajevo

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The Cellist of Sarajevo

A. Predict
Look at the photo above and the title of the unit. What do you think this unit will be about? Write down your thoughts.

By representing the image of a man playing the cello, I wanna think that this unit talk about music, a topic that personally I like to talk.

B. Share Information

1.What kind of music do you enjoy? Jazz? Rock ‘n’ roll? Classical? Hip-hop?

I like listened hip- hop, reggaeton, rock in spanish and electro because i think have beat and are easy to dance.

2.What creative things do you like to do? Play a musical instrument? Paint? Write? Dance? Design or Decorate? Sew? Something else?

Sometimes I like to write letters or poems for people who are important to me.

3.Do you enjoy going to the movies, theater, concerts, museums?

Yeah I like going to the movies, especially when it comes to one of my favorite movies. also enjoy going to the concert because you feel the vibration of music all over your body, and why not to mention the museum, is the most important way of looking at art.

C Background and vocabulary.
The boldfaced words are in Reading One. Before you read the passage below, read the words and study their meanings. 1.Cherished
2.Exuberant
3.Solitary
4.Unassuming
5.Repertoire
6.Soothe
7.Furor
8.Defy
9.Carnage
10.Anticipation
11.haunting
2 Focus on reading
Reading One: The Cellist of Sarajevo.
Read the quotation from Georges Braque and answer the question. Then read Paul Sullivan’s article and keep Braque’s statement in mind as you read. 12.I think what you have to become the wound itself to find the light that both seek. Read for main ideas.

Work with a partner. Read the statements and decide which three represent the main ideas of Reading One. Discuss the reasons for your choices. 1.Involving yourself in what you do best will always help you to emerge victorious from the most difficult situations. 2.Music can give people the...
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