РАЙОННАЯ НАУЧНО-ПРАКТИЧЕСКАЯ КОНФЕРЕНЦИЯ ОБУЧАЮЩИХСЯ Секция ИНОСТРАННЫЕ ЯЗЫКИ Ты знаешь, что… Петрова Галя Аликовская СОШ им. И.Я.Яковлева 6б класс Научный руководитель: Якимова А.Н. учитель английского языка СОШ им.И.Я.Яковлева с.Аликово с. Аликово, 2009
Do you know…
Do you know how long animals live? The animals which lives the longest life is the tortoise. It sometimes lives between 300 and 400 years. The crocodile can live for 300 years, the elephant and the eagle-for 100 years.
Do you know that elephants are very good swimmers?
Do you know that the elephant can pick up a coin with his trunk? The elephant can do with his trunk mach of we do with our hands. It can pick up a man and put him on his back; then it can pick up and give him a coin which fell from his pocket.
Do you know that when an elephant grows, everything grows on except its eyes?
Do you know about march of 37 elephants across Alps? When Hannibal fought Rome 37 of his elephants made a march across the Alps covered with ice and snow. We know that elephants were African, but Hannibal’s elephants were smaller then the African elephants of today.
Do you know that crocodiles are cold-blooded? Their temperature rises and falls with the temperature of the air.
Do you know that in the old, old days, many, many years ago crocodiles lived in Europe?
Do you know that crocodiles kill more people in Africa than any other wild animal.
Do you know that in the eighteen century in France there was a big wolf which greatly frightened the people? It killed and ate 90 men before people could kill it.
Do you know that if you feed a bear too much, it will starve to death? When you feed a bear too much it will not eat roots and berries which are necessary for its long winter sleep.
Do you know that the snow leopard of Tibet has a tail longer then its body?
Do you know that there lived a tortoise in America with a flower growing on its back?
Do you know that scientists think that cleverest wild animal is the chimpanzee and the second is the orangoutang and the third is the elephant?
Lions are cleverer then tigers and leopards.
Among the domestic animals the cleverest are the horse and the dog. These animals take much from the people with whom they live.
Do you know that animals can talk to one another? Of course they cannot talk as people can, but many animals can express joy, fear, anger by their shouts. Monkeys, for example, make many different sounds with their mouths, which have different meanings.