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Now complete the definitions (1-8) with the words from the module

  1. A) In what context do you think the following words and phrases will appear in the text?
  2. A) Match the words and their definitions
  3. A) Study the definitions of the words with similar meanings and think about their proper Russian equivalents.
  4. B) Complete the sentences, using the words from Ex. 3. a). Three of them are used twice. The first one is done for you.
  5. B) Explain the words in bold from the text and make up sentences of your own. Use English-English dictionaries to help you.
  6. B) Explain the words in bold from the text and make up sentences of your own. Use English-English dictionaries to help you.
  7. B) Explain the words in bold from the text and make up sentences of your own. Use English-English dictionaries to help you.
defensive apex enormous base labourer population ancient to protect
A person whose job involves hard physical work.
To keep something safe, out of danger; to defend somebody.
The lowest part of a building (or any other structure) on which it stands.
It means 'belonging to a period of history that is thousands of years in the past'.
The highest part of a building or any other structure.
It means 'very big or very great'.
It means 'protecting something or somebody from attack'.
The number of people who live in a particular area, city or country.

12. Translate the following sentences into Russian. Translate the idea, not a word for word:

1. Parents always protect their children from danger.
2. Safety equipment protects our body from damage.
3. A hard hat protects you when driving a bike.
4. Goggles protect our eyes while welding.
5. Soldiers took a defensive position.
6. Hard hat, goggles and gloves are defensive means of safety.
7. How long is the defensive wall of China?
8. Warriors were standing on the top of a defensive wall.
9. What height is the apex of this Pyramid?
10. The apex of this construction is over 140 meters.
11. Sloping sides of a pyramid meet at an apex.
12. The apex of the tower of this bridge is the highest one.
13. The construction of the Pyramids involved manual labour.
14. A lot of labourers died during the construction of the Great Wall of China.
15. What is the population of your country?
16. The population of this country has increased for the last few years.
17. The population of China is enormous.
18. This building has a square base.
19. The Pyramids were built of stone blocks.
20. Stone blocks for building pyramids were very heavy.


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BRIDGES | Look at the diagram below and write the dimensions in the correct places. | Match the following words with their definitions (1-10). | Read the following text and fill in the gaps with the words from the box below. | Look at the pictures of bridges below. Read the text below the pictures. Match the pictures (a-h) to the types of bridges (1-8) mentioned in the text. | Read the following text and fill in the gaps with the words from the boxes below. | ANCIENT BRIDGE BUILDING TECHNIQUES | WHILE-LISTENING | WHILE-LISTENING | ANCIENT STRUCTURES |

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