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Pericles, Prince of Tyre


 

The Name of Alaska

 

TEST №1

THE NAME OF ALASKA

B4

Do you know the origin of the place name Alaska? The name Alaska comes from the Aleut word alaxsxaq, __________________ “object toward which the action of the sea is directed” – that is, the mainland.

MEAN

B5

It is also known as Alyeska, the “great land”, an Aleut word __________________from the same root.

FORM

B6

Its nicknames are the Land of the Midnight Sun and America’s Last Frontier. Its first nicknames were “Seward’s folly” and “Seward’s icebox” to laugh at the secretary of state who negotiated the purchase of Alaska from Russia, which __________________ foolish at the time.

CONSIDER

 

A LANDMARK FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM

B7

Have you seen the photos of the London Eye? The London Eye is a giant observation wheel __________________in the Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank of the river Thames.

LOCATE

B8

The structure __________________by the architectural team of David Marks and Julia Barfield, husband and wife.

DESIGN

B9

They submitted their idea for a large observation wheel as part of a competition to design a landmark for the new millennium. None of the entrants __________________the competition.

WIN

B10

However, the couple pressed on and eventually got the backing of British Airways, who sponsored __________________project.

THEY

 


 

  

 

 

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