©Denis Gliksman via BBC.com
- Do you like studying history?
- Do you go to museums?
- slab /slab/
- giant /JAHY-uhnt/
- pattern /PAT-ern/
- nearby /NEER-bahy/
- ancient /EYN-shuhnt/
[noun] – a thick, flat piece of a solid substance, such as stone, wood, metal, food, etc., that is usually square or rectangular
The children were surprised to see such a huge slab of rock.
[adjective] – extremely large
The giant statue, “Christ the Redeemer”, can be seen in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
[noun] – any regularly repeated arrangement, especially a design made from repeated lines, shapes, or colours on a surface
I think this cloth has a really nice pattern.
[adjective] – not far away
There is a bakery nearby the bookstore.
[adjective] – of or from a long time ago, having lasted for a very long time
Our lesson is about the ancient civilizations in Asia.
True or False:
- The giant slab is from the Bronze Age.
- The slab measures 2 meters by 1.5 meters.
- It was discovered by Paul du Chatellier.
- Geo-location showed that the 3D map is 60% accurate.
- The patterns and markings in the discovered slab represent the River Odet valley and surrounding rivers.
Fill in the blanks:
- The gift wrapper has cat ____________ all over.
- They temporarily placed the marble ___________ in the kitchen.
- The book contains information about ____________ animals.
- My baby cousin enjoyed looking at the ____________ fountain.
- Excuse me, is there a ____________ bookstore in this area?