Complete each sentence (1-10) with one of the endings (A-J)
When a space rocket blasts off,
in orbit around a small star.
In 1957 the Soviet Union launched
has people in it who are operating its controls.
The planet is probably
a large building in which aircraft are kept.
The satellite was called Sputnik,
six manned Soviet orbiting spacecraft, the first of which, launched in April 1961, carried the first man in space.
A manned vehicle such as a spacecraft
between Mercury and the earth at an average distance of 108 million km from the sun.
A hangar is
the first satellite to orbit the earth.
Vostok is a series of
and was awarded many medals and titles, including Hero of the Soviet Union, the nation's highest honour.
Unmanned vehicles such as spacecraft
it leaves the ground at the start of its journey.
the Russian word for ‘companion’.
Yuri Gagarin became an international celebrity,
do not have any people in them and operate automatically or are controlled from a distance.
7. Find proper definitions (second column) for the words and word combinations (first column):
showing or involving great activity or vitality
having made a firm decision and being resolved not to change it
an opening of restricted size allowing for passage from one area to another, in particular.
the ability to continue with an unpleasant or difficult situation, experience, or activity over a long period of time.
having the ability, fitness, or quality necessary to do or achieve a specified thing
able to be trusted
having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed
the first stage of a rocket or spacecraft, used to give initial acceleration and then jettisoned.
a small window on the outside of a ship or aircraft
the launching of a rocket or spacecraft
Give a 5-minute presentation on one of the following topics. Use the Memorized Method of Delivery.
1) The Idea of Manned Space Flight
2) Russian Cosmonauts
3) American Cosmonauts
4) European Cosmonauts
The Memorized Method of Delivery
· Writing out the speech word for word;
· Committing it to memory.
Advantages: if you have a good memory the memorized method of delivery might seem the best way to present your speech.
Disadvantages: when you try to recite from memory, all your energy will be focused on remembering the exact wording and phrasing instead of projecting your message to the audience.
Do some research and write a 100-200 word history of space flight. Organize your material into a definite structure. Read the text aloud using the correct pronunciation. Look through this list of words and phrases for new ideas on how to begin and end paragraphs in your paper.