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FIRST PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES UFO: Uunidentified Flying Object Associate…with Pertain to: to have connection Atmosphere: air surrounding the earth ([atmos] "vapor ( a gas-like form of a liquid)", [sphere] “a round shape in space”)
MAIN IDEAS OF THE FIRST PARAGRAPH 1. UFO stands for Unidentified Flying Object 2. UFOs are connected with any unknown objects seen in the air.
SECOND PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (2) Foul (adj): unpleasant or dirty (From Middle English, from Old English fūl“foul, unclean, impure, vile, corrupt, rotten, guilty”), Cylinder (n): a hollow or solid shape with a circular (From Latin cylindrus) Sphere (n): ball-shaped mass Spinning (adj): to turn round and round fast Typify (v): to be a typical mark or sign of (type) Record (v): to write down so that it will be known in the future Various (adj): of different kinds Continent (n): any of the seven main large masses of land on the earth
MAIN IDEAS OF THE SECOND PARAGRAPH 1. In modern times, people begin to believe UFO sightings; however, the sightings of UFO have been recorded for thousands of years. 2.The first sightings happened in the 15 th century BCE, in Egypt. 3. In 1516 CE in Germany, more than 200 UFOs 0f different shapes were observed. They were examples of sightings of UFS being recorded over ages from different cultures and different areas on Earth.
THIRD PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (1) Luminescent (adj): growing with light Cylindrical (adj): in the shape of a cylinder Intelligence officials (n): a group of people who gather information about an enemy country Ally (n): a country that is joined to another by political agreement Recount (v): to tell, to count again Conclude (v): reach a decision or judgment that
THIRD PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (2) Committees (n): a group formed to make decision Investigate (v): try to find out more information about Ultimately (adv): in the end Man-made (adj): produced by people Alternative (adj): instead of another Foo Fighters: UFOs
MAIN IDEAS OF THE THIRD PARAGRAPH 1. During the latter half of the 20 th century (World War II), UFO stories became so popular and interesting. 2. Both pilots and intelligence officials tell the stories of UFOs. 3. UFOs first were considered as new weapons made by enemies. 4. Both the British and Germans created committees to investigate UFOs.
FOURTH PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (1) WWII: The second world war Era (n): a set of years which is counted from a particular point in time –e.g. The Christian era is counted from the birth of Christ. Press (n): news papers and magazines, and usu. Also the news-gathering services of radio and television Eventually (adv): at last, in the end Shape (v): to make or form to give a particular shape Release (v): to set free, to let go, to be printed, to be known
FOURTH PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (2) Release (v): to set free, to let go, to be printed, to be known Sighting (v): to get a view of, esp. after a time of looking Sighting (n): a case of someone or something being sighted Previously (adv): happening or existing before the one mentioned Lunatic (n): an extremely foolish person Authorities (n): a group of people with power or right (the government) in public affairs Countless (adj): too many to be counted Set up: to establish or arrange
MAIN IDEAS OF THE FOURTH PARAGRAPH 1.In the late 1940, the “flying saucer” era began. 2. Kenneth Arnold saw 9 silvery circular objects in the sky and he wrote a book about them. 3. In the book, UFOs were described as flying saucers because they shaped like large dishes. 4. Many reports on UFOs made US government decide to set up a committee called “ Project Blue Book” to investigate UFO sightings.
FIFTH PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (1) Crash (n): to have a sudden, violent and noisy accident Crash (v) onto-- Ranch (n): a very large farm where sheep, cattle, or horses are bred Station (v): to put a person into certain place for esp. military duty Commander: an officer in control of all armed forces of a country are Remains (n, plural form): parts which are left
FIFTH PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (2) Spread (v): to make or become widely known a matter of: about Issue (v): to produce Counter (adj): opposite Assert (v): to state or declare forcefully Weather balloon: A weather or sounding balloon is a balloon (specifically a type of high altitude balloon) which carries instruments aloft (in the air) to send back information on atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity and wind speed by means of a small, expendable measuring device called a radiosonde. Weather balloons are sometimes cited as the cause of UFO sightings, and are also used for cluster ballooning.
FIFTH PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (3) Retraction (n): withdraw Controversy (n): a dispute Reputable (adj): having a good reputation for being honest and dependable Air force (n): Origin (n): a starting point Claim (v): declare to be true Non-humanoid (adj): not human
MAIN IDEAS OF THE FIFTH PARAGRAPH 1. In the 1947, the Roswell ( New Mexico State, USA) Crash happened on a sheep ranch. 2. First, a commander of American Army claimed that all the pieces of the fallen object were collected, but later on the commander issued an opposite news saying that the fallen object was just a common weather balloon. Many eye-witnesses claimed to have seen the bodies of non-humanoid.
SIXTH PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (1) Incident (n): an unusual event Disband (v): break up Due to: owing to Lack of: be short of Concrete (adj): real or solid Evidence: something that gives proof or reasons to believe or agree with something Suppress (v): to destroy or bring to an end by force
SIXTH PARAGRAPH--WORDS AND PHRASES (2) Estimate (v): calculate, judge every three minutes: On the planet: Research (n): serious or detailed study of a subject Phenomenon (n): a fact, event, type of behavior, esp. one that is unusual Definitely (adv): without doubt
MAIN IDEAS OF THE SIXTH PARAGRAPH 1. The US government broke up the “Project Blue Book” committee in 1969 because there was no real evidence on the existing of UFOs. 2. Many people consider that the US government is hiding the truth of Roswell Crash. 3. It is estimated every three minutes, a sighting of UFO is found somewhere on the planet. 4. More research on UFOs is necessary.