Английский язык. 11 класс

Урок 46. Someone like Dian Fossey

Теоретическая часть
Dian Fossey Narrates Her Life With Gorillas in This Vintage Footage | National Geographic
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Dian Fossey was a zoologist best known for researching the endangered gorillas of the Rwandan mountain forest from the 1960s to the '80s, and for her mysterious murder.

Dian Fossey was born on January 16, 1932, in San Francisco, California. While working as an occupational therapist, Fossey became interested in primates during a trip to Africa in 1963. She studied the endangered gorillas of the Rwandan mountain forest for two decades before her unsolved murder occurred in 1985, at Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Fossey told her story in the book «Gorillas in the Mist» (1983), which was later adapted for a film starring Sigourney Weaver. In the lesson you came across the following words and words combinations: 

Work miracles - творить чудеса

Disabled - с ограниченными возможностями, нетрудоспособный

Save up - копить деньги

Behaviour - поведение

Earn smb’s trust - заслужить доверие 

Meet the same fate - попасть в похожую ситуацию

Declare war on smb.- объявить войну

Outspoken - прямой, откровенный

Target - мишень, цель

Murdered - убитый

Endanger - подвергать опасности

Extinction - исчезновение, вымирание

Ментальная карта
The more you learn about the dignity of the gorilla, the more you want to avoid people.” ― Dian Fossey

Match the words to form short exchanges.

What’s your view on last night’s nuclear explosion?

What do you think about hunting endangered species?

How do you feel about air pollution?

What’s your opinion on eco-warriors?

As far as I’m concerned, the hunters should be jailed to life

Well, if you ask me, they are doing a fantastic job.

Well, it seems to me, that nuclear power stations are very dangerous.

Well, in my opinion, all cars should be banned from the city centre


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