20 Érdekesség – szókincs, feltételes mondatok gyakorlása

A következő leckében összeválogattunk 20 lenyűgöző tényt. A hozzájuk kapcsolódó feladatban feltételes mondatokká alakítottunk néhány tényt, nektek pedig mondatonként meg kell találni a helyes megoldást a három opció közül.

20 Amazing Facts

  1. The office cubicle was invented by Robert Propst in 1968. His original design was called the Action Office System and provided “a social kind of privacy” for the worker.
  2. The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer.
  3. Salvador Dalí designed the Chupa Chups logo.
  4. Kea parrots spread warbles when they’re in a good mood, making them the first known non-mammal species to communicate with infectious laughter.
  5. Before he sang lead vocals for Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne worked in a slaughterhouse.
  6. At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
  7. The raven that inspired Edgar Allan Poe’s poem was named Grip, and he was Charles Dickens’s beloved pet.
  8. There are beaches in the Maldives that glow in the dark.
  9. While an Oscar is of unnamed value to someone who wins (or loses) one, the actual trophy has a raw value of about $600.
  10. Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  11. A solar eclipse helped end a six-year war in 585 BCE. When the sky suddenly darkened during a battle between the Lydians and the Medes in modern Turkey, soldiers took it as a sign to cease fighting.
  12. The original title for Scream was Scary Movie.
  13. Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th.
  14. Sweden is so efficient, only one percent of its garbage ends up in a landfill.
  15. Nintendo was founded in 1889. Before it sold video games, the Japanese company specialized in playing cards.
  16. In early drafts of the Back to the Future script, the time machine was built out of an old refrigerator.
  17. Jim Henson made his first Kermit puppet using his mother’s old coat and two halves of a ping pong ball.
  18. All newspapers in the British Library were ironed by hand to ensure a clear image before they were microfilmed.
  19. Movie trailers are called that for a reason: They used to run after the movie.
  20. A double rainbow occurs when sunlight is reflected twice inside a raindrop. If you look closely, you can see that the colors of the secondary rainbow appear in reverse

source: Mentalfloss

A következő mondatoknál találd meg a helyes megoldást. (2. és 3. feltételes típusú mondatszerkezetek)


office cubicle irodai boxok/
to provide biztosítani
kea parrot kea, a papagájalakúak
(Psittaciformes) rendjébe
és a bagolypapagáj-félék
(Strigopoidea) öregcsaládjába
tartozó faj
warbles csicsergések/
infectious ragályos/
slaughterhouse vágóhíd
raven holló
unnamed ismeretlen
trophy díj
raw value egyedi ár
solar eclipse napfogyatkozás
to cease abbahagyni/
efficient hatékony
landfill szemétlerakó
drafts vázlatok/
to occur megtörténik
to appear megjelenik
reverse fordított

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