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- Do you have an interest in archaeological discoveries or ancient artifacts?
- Have you read or heard about any specific archaeological discoveries or ancient sites recently?
- metal /MET-l /
- iron /AHY-ern /
- replace /ri-PLEYS/
- difficulty /DIF-i-kuhl-tee/
- control /kuhn-TROHL/
[noun] – a chemical element, such as iron or gold, or a mixture of such elements, such as steel, that is generally hard and strong, and through which electricity and heat can travel
The blacksmith heated the metal in the forge before shaping it into a sword.
[noun] – a chemical element that is a common greyish-coloured metal. It is strong, used in making steel, and exists in very small amounts in blood
The ship was constructed with iron, ensuring its durability against the harsh sea conditions.
[verb] – if you replace something broken, damaged, or lost, you provide a new one
After the storm, they had to replace several of the roof tiles.
[noun] – challenges or obstacles that people faced
Climbing the steep mountain presented great difficulty for the hikers.
[verb] – to manage or direct its behavior, movement, or operation
The automated system is designed to control the temperature in the greenhouse to ensure optimal growing conditions for the plants.
True or False:
- Archaeologists in Germany found an old skeleton with a metal hand replacement.
- The person with the metal hand lived in the 20th century.
- The metal hand replacement was made entirely from plastic.
- The metal hand replaced all five fingers on the left hand.
- Pieces of fabric and leather were found with the metal hand, indicating efforts to make it comfortable.
Fill in the blanks:
- The blacksmith worked with __________ to craft a sturdy gate for the entrance.
- Copper is a versatile __________ known for its excellent conductivity and corrosion resistance.
- Despite the __________ of the task, they managed to complete it on time.
- The autonomous drone is __________ by a sophisticated AI system, allowing it to navigate through complex environments.
- She decided to __________ her old phone with a newer model.