(the material of the module is taken from:"Engineering" Workshop by Lindsey White, OUP;
Unit 23, pg.26; Unit 24; pg.27)
1. What do these abbreviations stand for? Match the abbreviations below with their full forms (1-9) below.
|cm kg l ml g (x)² (x)³ km m|
2. Do we have the same words in the Russian language? Why is it useful to have standard international systems?
Complete the sentences (1-8) below by putting one word from the box in each space.
|area capacity distance length liquid (quantity) speed weight height|
DID YOU KNOW ?
|1.||The ___of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is about three hundred metres.|
|2.||The ___of the Charles Bridge in Prague is five hundred and sixteen metres.|
|3.||The surface ___ of Lake Balaton in Hungary is five hundred and ninety-three square kilometers.|
|4.||The maximum ___ limit on expressways in Poland is one hundred and ten kilometers per hour.|
|5.||The ___ of the bell in Dubrovnik's city tower is two thousand kilograms.|
|6.||The ___ between Bratislava and Budapest is about two hundred kilometers.|
|7.||A magnum champagne bottle can hold one point five litres of ___.|
|8.||The engine ___of Formula One car is three thousand cubic centimeters.|
WHILE-LISTENING | ANCIENT STRUCTURES | Use the information in the text to answer the questions (1-6) below about 1) The Great Wall of China and 2) the first pyramid in Egypt. | Now complete the definitions (1-8) with the words from the module. | Read the following text and fill in the gaps. Use the words from the boxes below. | PRE-LISTENING | WHILE-LISTENING | POST-LISTENING | EGYPT GREAT PYRAMIDS | Read the following text. Complete the text by putting a word or number from the box below in each space (1-10). |