CAE :: Lesson 35

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Comprehension
Techno-archaelogists

ACTIVITY 146: You will hear a short radio report about how technology is helping archaelogists who want to learn more about some texts written over 2,000 years ago known as Roman tablets. After listening complete the blank spaces in the sentences below. Then check the audio transcription and the correct answers.

1.  The speaker says that an Ancient Roman tablet" was about as thick as a present-day .

2.  At the site of an old , archaeologists discovered about 200 tablets.

3.  Roman soldiers often used tablets when writing letters or documents of a nature.

4.  On one tablet mentioned, the word is legible as well as people's names.

5.  An expert in what's called says that the project is very challenging.

6.  Panels on the tablets were once filled with , which provided the writing surface.

7.  Efforts to analyse the original texts using photography were unsuccessful.

8.  New technology is also being applied to other historical texts which were written using .

 

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