4.4. “Step out of your cave and look around"
p. 120. Read and learn how to express admiration for great explorers. Look at the pictures and fill in the mini-dialogues.
a) — Do you know Captain Cook?
— Yes, of course I do. He is the most famous explorer I know.
b) — James Cook discovered Australia.
— Wow! Isn't it remarkable?
c) — What do you think of Christopher Columbus?
— I can't help admiring his great discovery.
d) — Captain Cook made three journeys by sea to the Pacific Ocean.
— How admirable!
p. 121, ex. 1. a) Where was James Cook from? — Great Britain.
b) What can the seaman who has travelled round-the-world wear? — An earring.
c) What do people call an experienced traveller? — A sea-wolf.
d) What English writer wrote about sea travel? — Rudyard Kipling “Captains Courageous”
p. 122, ex. 1. At home. Captain Cook is one of the most famous explorers who discovered Australia. He made three journeys by sea to the Pacific Ocean. He was a real sea-wolf. I can’t help admiring his great discovery.
p. 122, ex. 2. a) What happened to the boy at sea? — He nearly got drowned in the ocean.
b) Who saved him? — A seaman.
c) What did the man look like? — He was dressed in a blue jersey. In his ears he had little gold earrings.
p. 122, ex. 2. Miss Joy’s Story We, the English, live on the islands and always have it round the comer. We have a lot of famous explorers. One of them is James Cook. He was a real sea-wolf. In his crew there were several sailors who wore earrings because they travelled round-the- world. You can read about James Cook in the book «Captains Courageous» by Rudyard Kipling. This book is popular with English children.
p. 123, ex. 2.
1. Harvey nearly got drowned in the ocean.
2. They live near London.
3. It took nearly two hours to get there.
4. She told the children not to go near the canal.
5. Michelle is nearly twelve.
p. 123, ex. VI. 1) 1. Once I was travelling by ship.
2. Unfortunately, I felt seasick.
3. I was standing on the deck.
4. The sea was stormy.
5. Suddenly I fell down into the sea.
6. When I opened my eyes I lay on the pile of fish.
7. The seaman had earrings.
8. He explained to me that he caught the boy like a big fish.
p. 124, ex. 2. A. Do you know Christopher Columbus?
B: Yes, of course I do. He discovered America.
A: Wow! Isn’t it remarkable!
B: What do you think of him?
A: I can’t help admiring his courage.
B: Christopher Columbus made a journey by sea with his crew.
A: How admirable!
p. 124, ex. VIII. How to do it? — Prepare the ship, the food, he water.
How long you need? — One month.
When to go? — In April.
Where to go? — To Australia.