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Theme: Jules Verne and his books
Jules Verne (1828-1905)
Jules Verne Was born in Nantes, France. An author and pioneer of science-fiction, Verne is famous for his adventure stories about space, air and underwater travel.
His works He wrote several novels: “Journey to the Center of the Earth” (1864) 2 “From the Earth to the Moon”( 1865) “20 000 Leagues under the Sea” (1870)
“Around the world in eighty days” (1873) His most famous novel is “ Around the world in 80 days”, in which Phileas Fogg accepts a bet worth 20 000 pounds from friends. In order to win the bet, he must travel around the world in only eighty days. The story tells of his adventures with Passepartout, his valet, as they travel around the world.
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Explain the words from the text A puzzled grin eyebrows In astonishment in despair Shaking his head travelling cloak To set foot on his native soil He was troubled descended Steamers bare feet With mud to purchase Have in mind to be due
Complete the collocations with words from the text stout ___________ quiet_______________ Native __________ bank _______________ Bare ___________ first-class __________ Puzzled _________ round _____________ He raised ________ up his hands in ______
Complete sentences using the highlighted verbs 1. He went to his room and _____ into a chair. 2. The master took the carpet bag, opened it, and____ a good number of Bank of England notes into it. 3. The twenty thousand pounds were in gold and _______ him down. 4. A poor woman with a child in arms came to him and ____ for money.
Translate the sentences from Russian into English Мы отправляемся в Дауэр и Кэлис через 10 минут. Загадочная улыбка расплылась на круглом лице слуги. Он ничего не понимал в действительности. «Господин собирается покинуть дом?»- спросил Паспарту. «Да»-ответил Фил Фог, « мы отправляемся в путешествие вокруг света.
Answer the questions What was Passepartout? What did Mr Fogg decided to do? Where were they going to travel? Why should they travel around the world in 80 days? Did they have a lot of cases? Was Passepartout was happy to know about soon travel?
Playing Try to imagine the conversation between Mr Fogg and his valet , when Passepartout understood that they had to off immediately . Act it out.
The End What do you think about their journey?