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1 Read the sentences below. Listen to a conversation about the American Indian civilisation. For each sentence circle the correct answer, a, b or c.
1 Columbus arrived in America
a on purpose.
b by coincidence.
c on his way to India.
2 Over the years, the ancestors of the Indians settled
a in northern Asia.
b within the Alaskan borders.
c on the American continents.
3 The Indians of the Great Plains
a used to eat dry slices of meat.
b had granaries for storing food.
c used buffalo meat powder as food.
4 The Indians
a wrote religious poetry.
b sang harmonious songs.
c gave concerts as individual performers.
5 Bows and arrows are as old as
a 10,000 years.
b 15,000 years.
c 20,000 years.
2 Read the sentences below. Listen to the conversation again. Decide if the sentences are true (T) or false (F).
1 _____ 20,000 years ago it was possible to walk across the Pacific ocean via the Bering Straits.
2 _____ The native Americans did not need to adjust to the new climate.
3 _____ The Aztec physicians originally came from Europe.
4 _____ The native Americans celebrated the Thanksgiving Day in November.
5 _____ The American Indians introduced bows and arrows.
Work with your partner. Discuss what you are think the most interesting places in your town/city/country. If you are of the same opinion, try to express your agreement. If you do not share the same feelings, also make it clear to your partner. Talk about: