№92 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 92
LESSON 9: SOUND OF THUNDER
Communicative area: inferring meaning from context; discussing the impact of the humanity on the environment
Look through the words in the box. What do you think the story is about?
future, safari, past, dinosaur, time machine, past, path, careful, change, butterfly, thunder
© Listen to the story. Follow in the book. Check your predictions.
Sound of Thunder (abridged)
After Ray Bradbury
The sign on the wall burned in the darkness:
TIME SAFARI, INC. SAFARIS TO ANY YEAR IN THE PAST. YOU NAME THE ANIMAL. WE TAKE YOU THERE. YOU SHOOT IT.
"Does this safari guarantee I come back alive?"
"We guarantee nothing", said the official, "except the dinosaurs." He turned. "This is Mr. Travis, your Safari Guide in the Past. He'll tell you what and where to shoot. If he says no shooting, no shooting. If you disobey instructions, there's a stiff penalty of another ten thousand dollars plus possible government action on your return."
"Hell and damn," Eckels breathed, the light of the Machine on his thin face. "A real Time Machine." He shook his head. "Makes you think. If the election had gone badly yesterday, I might be here now running away from the results. Thank God