In Proceedings By Oksana

Working to video How to destroy the world. Transport (As to destroy the world. Transport)

For centuries (since the dawn of time) a person is looking for ways to get in a short time to the right place, and comes up with different types of transport. Finally, there is personal chariot — the car! But it requires fuel (fuel). In pursuit of the fuel for the car humanity is destroying the world.


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  1. Match the words and phrases in the box with their meaning:
    1 Since the dawn of time a A great enthusiasm or liking for something / a romantic relationship
    2 Catapult b A material (such as coal, oil, or gas) that is burned to produce heat or power
    3 Barrow c Since the beginning of time
    4 Personal chariot d A Y-shaped implement used for shooting small stones, etc
    5 Plentiful e A cart with two wheels that is pushed or pulled
    6 To run out f Present in large amounts
    7 Inaccurate g To exhaust (a supply of something) or (of a supply) to become exhausted
    8 Solar h Of or relating to the sun
    9 Brief i Inexact
    10 Success j Short in duration
    11 To use up k (Here) Another phrase for «the car»
    12 Fuel l To consume, to use completely
    13 Love affair m The correct or desired result of an attempt

  2. Decide whether the statements are true (T) or false (F):
    1. Since the dawn of time people have been going from A to B. They always try to do it slower.
    2. Men’s personal chariot is the barrow.
    3. At first fuel was very expensive.
    4. Driving was fun.
    5. The petrol never ran out.
    6. People tried to drive rocket cars.
    7. When people used up all the gas, they went solar, organic, nuclear etc.
    8. Water tuned out to be rather effective.
    9. When everything was used up, people gave up.
    10. At last people invented the car that ran on rocks.
  3. Complete the sentences with the word from the box:
    1 Fun a Fuel was cheap and ___.
    2 Affair b He enjoyed driving. It was ___.
    3 On c The petrol went ___.
    4 Out d We used ___ all the gas.
    5 Plentiful e There was no fuel ___.
    6 Up f The love ___ did not end.
    7 Left g The car ran ___ gas.
  4. Translate the sentences using the words and phrases from Ex. 1:
    1. From time immemorial, people try to find a way to move faster.
    2. First, the fuel was abundant, but then ran out.
    3. It will be inaccurate to say that their romance was over.
    4. People use up all the fuel.

 

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