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- Have you ever heard about a mission to the moon before?
- Do you know which country is planning a mission to the moon?
- explore /ik-SPLAWR/
- communication /kuh-myoo-ni-KEY-shuhn /
- create /kree-EYT/
- research /ri-SURCH/
- discover /dih-SKUHV-er /
[verb] – to search a place and discover things about it
The best way to explore the countryside is on foot.
[noun] – the act of communicating with people
With no decent phone signal, communication is difficult.
[verb] – to make something new or invent something
The Bible says that God created the world.
[noun] – a detailed study of a subject, especially in order to discover new information or reach a new understanding
He has dedicated his life to scientific research.
[verb] – to find information, a place, or an object, especially for the first time
We searched all morning for the missing papers and finally discovered them in a drawer.
True or False:
- China’s Chang’e-6 mission is scheduled to take place next year.
- The main goal of the Chang’e-6 mission is to collect samples from the moon’s already-explored side.
- China plans to send astronauts to the moon within the next decade.
- China is inviting international partners to participate in the Chang’e-8 mission in 2028.
- China aims to establish a permanent research station on the moon’s south pole by 2040.
Fill in the blanks:
- Artists often use their imagination and skills to _______ beautiful paintings that captivate viewers.
- Scientists conduct extensive _______ to learn more about the natural world and make important discoveries.
- In the history of space exploration, astronauts have often used advanced technology to _______ new frontiers beyond our planet.
- During their expedition, the archaeologists were excited to _______ ancient artifacts buried beneath the sand.
- Effective _______ is crucial for maintaining strong relationships, whether it’s in personal or professional life.