حل درس Talk about life in the UAE اللغة الإنجليزية الصف الثامن

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حل درس Talk about life in the UAE اللغة الإنجليزية الصف الثامن


Lessons 3- 4 Talk about life in the UAE

 you enjoy the job of a pearl diver ? Why Why not / 

• Have you ever seen a natural pear

• Have you ever eaten oysters

Read the text. How long did the pearl

diving season normally last

Pearling has been a traditional and major industry in the area of the Gulf since 2000 BCE. The season for diving for pearl oysters, the shellfish that contain pearls, started in early June

A huge fleet of pearling boats departed together for the oyster bank, and returned at the end of September. The oyster boats either stayed near one particular bank or moved around to different banks. There were about twenty members of the crew on board the boat, one of whom led a rhythmic chant

 

 Read the text How long did the pearl-diving season normally last

Pearl-diving was a difficult and exhausting job, involving long hours of work from soon after sunrise to just before sunset. The diver dived down into the water with a stone attached to his foot, gathered the oysters, then pulled on the rope as a signal for a crew member on board to bring him up to the surface. After a short rest, he went down again

The divers opened the oyster shells the following morning, with the captain looking on. Rainwater was used to store the oysters in, since it removed the greenish colour that the oysters had. Then the oysters were wrapped in a piece of red cloth and were sorted according to size, weight and quality

Complete the sentences with a word from the text

A pearl oyster is a type of shellfish

It was helpful for the crew members to say a chant while they were working

A stone helped the diver to stay under water for a long time

The divers used rainwater to keep the oysters in after the shells were opened

One way of sorting the oysters was by their weight , that is, how heavy they were

 

Speaking

In pairs, discuss the following questions

 Why dont people in the UAE pearl dive anymore

 What do you think pearl divers did for the rest of the year

( Read the text on page 43 Of your Coursebook ) again. Then complete the words with th missing letters

1 A pearl is found inside an oyster

2 something you find inside an oyster

3 a large group of

4 the working on a boat

the time when the sun goes down

the outside part of the oyster

how or bad something is

the top part Of the

Look at the answers and complete the questions about pearl- diving from page 43 Of your

 

Listening

Listen to an account of a visit to a museum Which part of the museum did the girl like best

Complete the sentences with the correct word

fort    ship-building    underground     wildlife    exhibits     desert

The museum contained lots of interesting exhibits

The fort is more than two hundred years old

One part of the museum showed the desert at night and some of that is found there

The sea section of the museum gave information about pearl -diving

section Of the museum, there were different scenes ot traditional lift

 

Writing

 Imagine you are visiting a place Of historical importance in your country Write a description of the place like the one you've just heard

First answer these questions

What place are you visiting

Who are you visiting the place with

What things have you seen so tar

Then write a drat of your scription

 Show your description to another leaner Check each others work for mistakes

• Write a fnal version of you.r scriptm

• Read your descriptbn to the class

 

Read about Al Ain, the Garden City of the UAE As you read, think the meaning Of the words in bold

A1 Ain is a UNESCO World Heritage site and has a large numtk•r of museums and forts, as well as greenery and oases. The National Museum has an impressive collection of finds from archaeological digs in the area. It also shows scenes Of traditional life and includes the reconstruction ofa traditional reception area (majilis). The A1 Ain Palace museutn is situated inside a lovely old fort. The museum includes lots of family items connected to Sheikh Zayed, who lived there up till 1966

At the Qatarra oasis, there is another fort but it is also the place where an important tomb was discovered by archaeologists, the Qatarra Tomb. This dates back to over two thousand years ago and some interesting gold ornaments and pieces of jewellery were found there. Theg are now on display in the A1 Ain Museum

Jahili Fort. near the gardens, dates back to 1891, and contains many works by the British explorer, Sir Wilfred Thesiger ('Mubarak bin London'). One of his greatest expeditions was the crossing of the Empty Quarter (Rub'al Khali) in the 1940s. He was the first to map the oasis of Liwa and the quicksands of Umm As- Samin. He loved his Bedu travelling companions Very much and the memory of those days in the Arabian desert was to remain with him till the end of his distinguished life

 

You can use the context of the sentence and the text to work out the meaning of new words. What do you think the words in bold mean Write down a definition next to each word, as it is used in the text

dig (noun) Place where archaeolog

reconstruction (Hint: Rrmember that 're' can often mean asuin. Think alout the rneaning of the construct'.)

A placegebuilt as it was in the first place  Hint The root of this toord is the


Read and choose the correct word

the area around the farm has many archaeological finds / digs where archaeologists work daily

A reconstruction / reception of the Great Pyramids would a great thing to hotel price receptionsu_ iududcsa taxi and breakfast

'the museums have many txautiful / maps of gold

 

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