В этой серии публикаций мы обратимся к аудированию на выпускном экзамене по английскому языку. Сегодня мы разбираем аудирование из шестнадцатого билета (Скрипт 42, страница 104).
Вопросы к аудированию Interview with Ray Tomlinson. Script 42
1. How do people call the sign @ in different countries?
2. How did Ray Tomlinson invent email?
3. Does it trouble him that he is not very famous?
Варианты ответов к аудированию Interview with Ray Tomlinson. Script 42
1. In South Africa it is pronounced as ‘monkey’s tail’; in Greece it is ‘little duck’; in Poland they call it ‘little trunk*’; in Russia they refer to it as ‘little dog’; whereas in Sweden it is ‘elephant’s trunk’ and they call it simply ‘ear’ in Turkey. In English this sign is pronounced as «at». There is no official name for it.
2. It was in 1971 and it was an experiment. It took him several hours to carry out. Computer enthusiasts are curious by nature so they do many things to see if their ideas work or not.
3. In my opinion, he is famous when we talk about people of his kind. As for ordinary people, they have difficulty remembering names of most inventors as they simply take their inventions for granted.
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1. In South Africa it is ‘monkey’s tail’, in Greece ‘little duck’, in Poland ‘little trunk’, in Russia ‘dog’, in Sweden it is ‘elephant’s trunk’ and in Turkey it’s simply ‘ear’.
2. It was a fun thing for him to try out. He can’t remember exactly how long it took him to do it.
3. It doesn’t bother him. Computer geeks know that it was he who did it. It is not the centre of his life.
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