AIMS: 1. TO LEARN SOME NEW VOCABULARY USED TO TALK ABOUT TRAVEL, EXPLORATION AND EXTREME SPORTS 2. TO LEARN HOW TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT WORDS IN A TEXT Adventure
Key Words ancient buildings a scientific expedition a polar region a cruise climbing explore a rainforest a desert another planet a desert island famous museums cities around the world a volcano sailing skiing diving canoeing parachuting a trek a round-the-world trip
Key Words ancient buildings = drevne gradjevine a scientific expedition = naučna ekspedicija a polar region = polarna oblast a cruise = krstarenje climbing = penjanje, planinarenje explore = istraživati a rainforest = tropska šuma a desert = pustinja a desert island = pusto ostrvo famous museums = poznati muzeji sailing = jedrenje diving = ronjenje canoeing = vožnja kanuom parachuting = padobranstvo a trek = pešačenje a round-the-world trip = put oko sveta
Add these words to the Key Words: ancient buildings, a scientific expedition, a polar region, a cruise, climbing Explore: a rainforest, a desert, another planet, a desert island Visit: famous museums, cities around the world, a volcano Go: sailing, skiing, diving, canoeing, parachuting Go on: a safari, a trek, a round-the world trip
Answers: Explore: a rainforest, a desert, another planet, a desert island, a polar region Visit: famous museums, cities around the world, a volcano, ancient buildings Go: sailing, skiing, diving, canoeing, parachuting, climbing Go on: a safari, a trek, a round-the world trip, a scientific expedition, a cruise
Dealing with difficult words Read the sentence the word is in and decide what kind of word it is. Read the paragraph the word is in and try to work out the meaning from the context. Is the word similar to a Serbian word? e.g. volcano, expedition, rapid...
The Race to the Pole 1. shocked and sad = devastated (adj.) 2. angrily and unhappily = bitterly (adv.) 3. a journey organised for a special purpose = expedition (noun) 4. difficult and dangerous = desperate (adj.) 5. a place where things are stored = depot (noun) 6. in a good mood = cheerful (adj.) 7. something you want to achieve = ambition (noun) 8. courage and strength = spirit (noun) 9. extraordinary = remarkable (adj.) 10. frozen fingers and toes = frostbite (noun)
Read the sentences carefully and try to work out the meanings of the words in bold. 1. The most abundant element in the universe is hydrogen, which makes up about 3/4 of all matter. 2. The electrons that interact with each other are valence electrons, the ones in the outermost electron shell of an atom. 3. Lithium, at the top of Group 1, has the highest melting point in the group. The melting points then decrease as you go down the group. 4. Mercury is the only metal which is liquid at room temperature. 5. A substance that loses electrons becomes positively charged.
6. In a chemical formula, the ratio of atoms in the compound is shown by numbers called subscripts. 7. Metallurgy is the science of extracting metals from their ores. 8. A neutral atom becomes an ion either by losing an electron (cation) or by gaining an electron (anion). 9. Car exhaust gases are highly toxic because of their carbon monoxide content. 10. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product.
Questionnaire - How Adventurous Are YOU? 1- What would be your ideal summer holiday? a) three weeks trekking through the Amazon looking for a lost tribe b) going on an organised cruise around the Mediterranean with your mum c) climbing the north face of Everest on your own and with no oxygen d) going camping on a Scottish island with a group of friends 2- What would you do if someone offered to take you bungee jumping off a very high bridge? a) go along and watch the other people b) be the first to jump off the bridge c) watch the other people and then try to jump yourself d) turn pale and say you suffer from vertigo
3- Which of these hobbies would you most like to take up? a) stamp collecting b) bull-fighting c) snowrafting d) gardening 4- If you saw some tasty-looking red and white mushrooms in the woods in the autumn, what would you do? a) go home and make a big omelette for your family and yourself b) take one of them to the science teacher at school to find out what they are c) get a book out of the library and make sure they are safe to eat d) give one of the mushrooms to your dog to see if he/she eats it
5- If you had the opportunity to travel around the States for four weeks how would you prefer to go? a) in a rented car with a group of your friends b) hitch-hiking and getting buses on your own c) travelling around by aeroplane with your family d) going on an organised coach trip with your grandmother 6- What would you do if you discovered a deep cave when out walking on your own? a) tell your friends about it when you got back home b) tell the local natural history society about the cave c) go into the cave as far as possible even though you can’t see very well d) go back home and get a torch and rope to explore the cave properly
1- a - 3 points b - 0 points c - 5 points d - 1 point 2- a - 0 points b - 5 points c - 3 points d - 0 points 3- a - 0 points b - 5 points c - 3 points d - 0 points 4- a - 0 points b - 3 points c - 3 points d - 0 points 5- a - 2 points b - 5 points c - 1 point d - 0 points 6- a - 0 points b - 0 points c - 3points d - 5 points
25-28 points – you are very adventurous, but a bit crazy! 17-24 points – you are an adventurous person 10 -16 points – you are not very adventurous under 9 points – you are not at all adventurous!