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SIGNS, SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS

  1. Match the numbers and abbreviations below with the words in italics from exercise 3 in the following table.

(the material of the module is taken from:"Engineering" Workshop by Lindsey White, OUP;

Unit 23, pg.26; Unit 24; pg.27)

SECTION A

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
centimetre   metre  
gram   millilitre  
kilogram   cubic  
kilometre   square  
litre        

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.

 



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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). |

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