20 Questions...Answered, Book 1: Informative Stories on by Kirk Schreifer

By Kirk Schreifer

20 Questions...Answered is a reproducible ESL/EFL reading-and-discussion textual content for fake newbies, or for precise rookies who've already had approximately 8 months of guide within the language. every one unit examines a component of lifestyles presently of curiosity. From well known curiosity in Dinosaurs, within the web, in cosmetic surgery, in Cameras within the court, and in Endangered Species, 20 Questions...Answered covers all of them, and plenty of more!

Put fairly evidently, 20 Questions...Answered is stuffed with informative tales, with routines, on issues of curiosity to the fashionable pupil. subject matters comprise: 1. Dinosaurs 2. glossy artwork three. DNA four. desktops five. Lasers 6. The English Language 7. asthma eight. worldwide Warming nine. desires 10. Marijuana eleven. speedy meals 12. cosmetic surgery thirteen. Political Correctness 14. Alzheimer´s sickness 15. inventory Markets sixteen. Cameras within the court 17. South Africa 18. Martial Arts 19. Astrology 20. Earthquakes.

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4) The next great application of lasers may be to solve the world’s energy problems. REMEMBERING DETAILS 1) T 2) F 3) F 4) F The narrower a laser beam is made, the more powerful it becomes. The “Star Wars Defense” system is not now in place. S. Congress. Lasers are used a lot in communications because high frequency laser light moving along a glass fiber can carry many messages at once. INFERENCES 1) c 2) a WORD POWER 1) b 2) c 3) c 4) a 5) a 6) b CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 2) amplification 7) defense 10) watts 11) future 13) light DOWN: 1) welds 2) atoms 3) indispensible 4) inventors 5) interventions 6) beam 8) eye 9) oceans 12) rod 5-6 English Language 1 Of all the colorful languages in the many countries of the world, the English language has probably grown the most in the past 400 years.

The first contact only prepares the body to react; actual allergic reactions occur at the time of later contacts. INFERENCES 1) c 2) a WORD POWER 1) b 2) a 3) c 4) b 5) a 6) c CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) invading 3) pollen 4) leakage 5) sinuses 6) dust 7) tagged 8) avoid 9) allergic 10) histamine 12) internal DOWN: 1) inherited 2) desensitization 8) antigen 11) life 7-6 Global Warming 1 2 Since the 1980s global temperatures have been rising at what many scientists feel are alarming rates. If temperatures continue to rise as they have been, scientists predict several types of environmental disturbances.

When the antibodies begin attacking 4 the intruder, the normally harmless chemical histamine is released from cell tissues in the affected area of the body. If an allergy-causing substance is in the air (like pollen) and breathed in through the nose, the histamine will cause tiny blood vessels and mucous membranes in the nose to rupture. 7-1 This leads to nasal swelling, congestion and fluid leakage-commonly known as a runny nose. 5 6 7 Histamine is a harmless, neutral chemical if it remains in the tissue of the cell wall.

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