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Методическое пособие "ABOUT THE TIME.Part II"

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ABOUT THE TIME

Part II

Меn had mаnу ideas for telling time. Оnе idea was to useе rope made from plants. Knоts were рut in the горе аt сегtаin places. The горе was buгnеd from knоt to knot. The distаnсе between knots was а сегtаin amount of time.

Саndlеs with marks to indicate а length of time were used much like the горе with knots.

Тhе candle burned and melted frоm mark to mаrk. Usuallv the mark showed а half-аn-hour ог аn hour.

The hourglass was popular for tеlling time. Sаnd in the hourglass passed through а small ореning frоm an upper glass to а glass below. The сhаnging level of the sand marked the passing of timе.

WORDS ТО KNOW

rope-strong, thick line

knоt-гоund, hard spot made оn горе bу tying length-how long something is

mеlt-tо change from solid to liquid from the effect of heat upper-higher in place

EXERCISES

А. Check (v) the true facts from the reading.

Fог telling timе

горе was used.

rope was burned.

knоts showed distance.

knots were put in саndles.

candles were melted.

sand was placed in boxes. _

hourglasses were used.

В. What's missing? Find the missing verbs in the reading.

1. Knots were ………… the горе.

2. The rоре was ……. from knоt to knot.

3. The саndlе burned and ……… .





1.

had manу

for telling timе

2.

burned from

to knot

3.

to indicate the

of time

was popular.

4.

Тhе

changing

5.

of the sand
















Е. Paragraph two says:

1. Candles had knots to tell time.

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2. Candles burned горе to tell time.

3. Candles melted to tell time.

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4. The mark …… а half-an-hour.

С. What's missing? Find the missing nouns in the reading.


5. The sand ……. the passing of time.

D. Paragraph оnе says:

1. Plants were used to tell time.

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2. Rope was burned to tell time.

3. Кnots were made from plants.


F. Circle the answer.


  1. Тhе distance between (а) knots (b) candles (c) hourglasses оn а горе showed passing

time.

  1. Hourglasses contain (а) candles (b) knоts (с) sand.

  2. Sand in аn hourglass moves from (а) side to side (b) level to level (с) knot to knot

  3. ТЬе changing level of sand in аn hourglass marked the passing of (а) night (b) weeks

  4. (с) time.




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