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TALKING ARTICLE # 6
Famous people and their doings

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Listen to this article about four worldwide famous people and their achievements in life. Then, try to answer the questions below ...

 

Leonardo da Vinci

Listen to PARAGRAPH 1 and try to answer the questions below.

1.

When did this Italian painter live? 

  from 1452 to 1519.
  from 1504 to 1519.

2.

What happened in 1913?

  The Mona Lisa was stolen.
  The Mona Lisa was found again.

Amelia Earheart

Listen to PARAGRAPH 2 and try to answer the questions below.

3.

In 1928 this aviator became the first woman ... 

  to fly across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger.
  to fly across the Pacific Ocean as a passenger.

4.

In 1932, Amelia Earheart ... 

   completed a solo transatlantic flight. 
   flew around the world. 

5.

How did she die?

  She disappeared over the Atlantic in 1947.
  She disappeared over the Pacific in 1937
.

Walt Disney

Listen to PARAGRAPH 3 and try to answer the questions below.

6.

When did Disney create Mickey Mouse?

  In 1928.
  In 1938
.

7.

Was Mickey Mouse successful? 

  Yes. He received over 20,000 letters a day.
  Yes. He became the most popular animated cartoon character.

Neil Armstrong

Listen to PARAGRAPH 4 and try to answer the questions below.

8.

When did Armstrong step on to the moon? 

  On July 12, 1959.
  On July 20, 1969.

9.

When he was walking on the moon, he said ...

  "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
  "This is one small step for men, one giant leap for mankind."
 

... AND NOW CHECK HERE YOUR ANSWERS

 

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