- Have you already seen a rocket launch on TV? How was it?
- Why does NASA send spaceships to space?
- rocket /rok-it/
- primary /PRAHY-mer-ee/
- separate /SEP-uh-reyt/
- version /VUR-zhuhn/
- capable /KEY-puh-buhl/
[noun] – a large cylinder-shaped object that moves very fast by forcing out burning gases, used for space travel or as a weapon
They launched a rocket to the planet Venus.
[adjective] – more important than anything else; main:
The primary aim of this course is to improve your spoken English.
[verb] – to (cause to) divide into parts
When did they separate last night?
[noun] – a particular form of something that is slightly different from other forms of the same thing
The English version of the novel is due for publication next year.
[adjective] – able to do things effectively and skillfully, and to achieve result
I’m capable of achieving all my goals.
SpaceX still has weeks or months of testing ahead of it to be ready for its first launch. The launcher will send the Starship into space for a once-around-the-Earth mission, culminating in a “landing” near the Hawaiian islands in the Pacific. The Super Heavy will be sunk in the Gulf of Mexico. NASA, the United States’ space agency, has already hired SpaceX to create a version of the Starship upper-stage capable of landing astronauts near the lunar south pole this decade.
- According to the article, what are the parts of the biggest rocket?
- Where was it built?
- What is its size?
- Where will the Starship be sent to?
- Where will the Super Heavy be sunk in?
- What is the largest spacecraft invented in your country?
- What do like most about spaceships? Please explain your answer.
- If you had a chance, would you like to witness a live rocket launch?
- Which do you think is better to use, an old or a new-built spaceship?
- In your opinion, why do scientists create huge spaceships? Please explain your answer.