№267 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 267
Universe? Life? Death? Purple? Eighteen? Partial truths, half-truths, little bits of the great question.
How could they understand the true answers? The questions will never be asked, and Answerer remembers something his builders knew and forgot.
In order to ask a question you must already know most of the answer.
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sophisticated - yMyflpeHHbiH onbiTOM, cjio?KHbra stride - niaraTb
Read the story again and answer the questions below.
1. What was the most important question for Moran and Lingman? 2. What was the most important question for Lek? 3. What was the most important question for eighteen creatures? 4. Did Lingman and Moran, Lek and eighteen creatures see the questions of other races as important? 5. Why couldn't Answerer help the questioners?
4 Discuss the questions below in pairs.
a) Robert Sheckley's story is often described as philosophical. Which paragraph below best describes the main idea of the story? Explain why?
• Every race and nation on our planet should keep their traditions only to themselves because only the knowledge of the ancestors can help them to find answers to the most important questions.
• It's a good idea for all the nations of the world to unite in order to exchange their knowledge and to ask "the correct question" and solve the global problems of the planet.
b) Do you agree with Robert Sheckley? Why? Why not?