Famous People of Great Britain
1. развитие иноязычной коммуникативной компетенции по теме;
2. совершенствование лексических навыков говорения, чтения и письма;
2. расширение кругозора, знания о достижениях известных людей Великобритании.
to produce- производить
wire- проволока, провод
to create - создавать
1. Read the phrases with the new words and translate them into Russian:
the history of science
contributions to mathematics
in the middle of 19th century
the law of motion
to come to the conclusion
2. Fill in the missing words:
laws, created, science, light, century, Darwin, Newton
He opened many … of electricity.
He … a new theory of evolution.
Isaac … was one of the greatest men in the history of … .
He studied the nature of … and colour.
Charles … was born in the beginning of the 19th … .
3. Read and translate the text:
There are many outstanding people in Great Britain.
Isaac Newton one of the greatest men in the history of science was born in a little village in the middle of the 17th century. He studied math at Cambridge University. Newton's contribution to physics, astronomy and math is so great that, he may be considered the founder of the modern mathematics and physics. He discovered the law of motion and the universal law of gravitation. He studied the nature of light and colour and came to the conclusion that white colour consists of many different colours known as spectrum. He died when he was 84.
Charles Darwin was born in the beginning of the 19th century. He was a great biologist. He created a new theory of evolution. Once there were only simple organisms living in the seas, hundreds millions of years they have developed to produce all the different kind animals and plants we knew today.
Michael Faraday was born at the end of the 17th century. He was interested in electricity very much and spent long months studying this strange force. He discovered that electricity passed from the magnet to the wires and cowbell becomes a strong electric current. So he opened many laws of electricity and magnetism.
4. True or false:
Michael Faraday was born at the end of the 18th century.
Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1929.
Isaac Newton one of the greatest men in the history of science was born in a little town in the middle of the 17th century.
Once there were only simple organisms living in the sun.
Alexander Fleming opened many laws of electricity and magnetism.
White colour consists of many different colours known as spectrum.
5.Match the scientists to their discoveries:
the universal law of gravitation
a new theory of evolution
laws of electricity and magnetism
the law of motion
6. Finish the phrases:
In the middle of … .
There are many outstanding … .
The founder of the modern … .
He was a great … .
He was interested in … .
7. Answer the questions:
Who was Isaac Newton?
Where did he study math?
What did he study?
Did he die when he was 84 or 74?
Who was Charles Darwin?
Was Michael Faraday interested in biology?
Who discovered penicillin?
8. What is your attitude to these famous people? Do you respect them? Finish the sentence: