Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries

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<ul><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 1/24</p><p> ig no ra n cef e a r </p><p>magic</p><p>i r r a t i o n a l </p><p>supernatural t h e u n k</p><p> n o w n</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 2/24</p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4-IlviV8Ao</li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 3/24</p><p>Myths, superstitionsand other mysteries</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 4/24</p><p>Was it an ancient calendar, a</p><p>temple or just a joke?</p><p>Complete the sentences with the correctform of the verbs in parentheses:</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 5/24</p><p>Some legends say that Merlin the wizard ___________ (have) a giant, who __________ (build)Stonehenge for him. The wizard magically</p><p> ___________ (take) it from Ireland to England.Some say King Arthur __________ (go) there insome of his fanciful jorneys. Others even say the</p><p>Devil himself __________ (erect) the stones.</p><p>had built</p><p>took</p><p>went</p><p>erected</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 6/24</p><p>Controversial or not, The Stonehenge is ofoutstanding cultural and natural importance to</p><p>the common heritage of humankind. Recentlythe scientist Gerald Hawkins ___________ (use)a computer in his research and ____________ (suggest) that the stones were used as a</p><p>calendar, to predict eclipses.</p><p>used</p><p>suggested</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 7/24</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 8/24</p><p>Crop circles</p><p>On lake shores, where the forest __________ (meet)the lake, you __________ (can) find elf circles. They</p><p> __________ (be) round places where the grass had</p><p>been flattened like a floor. Elves ___________ (dance)there. I have seen one of those. It is dangerous andsomeone will become ill if he __________ (walk) oversuch a place or if he _______________ (destroy)anything there.Do you believe it?</p><p>met</p><p>danced</p><p>could</p><p>were</p><p>walks</p><p>destroys</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 9/24</p><p>In 1991, more than a decade after the phenomena</p><p> _____________ (begin), two men announced that thephenomenon of crop circles was an idea ___________ (thinkup) one evening in a pub in England in 1978. World War IIveteran Doug Bower and his friend Dave Chorley revealedthat they ___________ (make) their crop circles using planks,rope, hats and wire as their only tools.</p><p>www.circlemakers.org </p><p>began</p><p>thought up</p><p>made</p>http://www.circlemakers.org/http://www.circlemakers.org/</li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 10/24</p><p>The Great Pyramid of Giza is ____________ (= old) theStonehenge.</p><p>as old as</p><p>Comparative orSuperlative ?</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 11/24</p><p>It took ____________ (= many) 25men to transport a 1.5-ton stoneblock.</p><p>as many as</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 12/24</p><p>For four millennia it was the world's __________ (tall) building.tallest</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 13/24</p><p>The pyramid of Giza is the __________ </p><p>(large) in Egypt and the _________ (tall) inthe world.The Great Pyramid of Cholula in Mexico,</p><p>is much _________ (low) in height, but itoccupies a __________ (great) volume.</p><p>www.guinessworldrecords.com</p><p>largest</p><p>tallest</p><p>lowergreater</p>http://www.guinessworldrecords.com/http://www.guinessworldrecords.com/</li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 14/24</p><p>Like a Prayer</p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icrUkBaSefshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icrUkBaSefs</li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 15/24</p><p>Do you believe inthe Zodiac?</p><p> Whats yourstar sign?</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 16/24</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 17/24</p><p>Is this the dawning of the Age of Aquarius?</p><p>The Aquarian Age is thought to bring with itan era of universal brotherhood where it willbe possible to solve social problems and withgreater opportunity for intellectual and</p><p>spiritual improvement. It is generallydescribed by astrologers that in the Age ofAquarius there will be a blending of religionand science to such a degree that a religiousscience and a scientific religion will be formed.</p><p> What do you think about it?</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 18/24</p><p>"You will be ever hearing but</p><p>never understanding; you will beever seeing but never perceiving.For this people's heart has become</p><p>calloused; they hardly hear withtheir ears, and they have closedtheir eyes. Matthew 13</p><p>Are people getting more and moreskeptical, or its the other wayround?</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 19/24 </p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 20/24</p><p>If you ____________ all the candles on yourbirthday cake, your wish ____________.(blow out/come true)</p><p>If someone _________ a mirror, he ____________ seven years of ill fortune.(break/have)</p><p>If you __________ under a leader, it ___________ bad luck.</p><p>(walk/bring)If a person __________ an umbrellainside the house, he __________ goodluck. (open/not have)</p><p>blow out</p><p>will come true</p><p>breaks</p><p>will have</p><p>walk</p><p>will bring</p><p>opens</p><p>wont have</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 21/24</p><p>If you ____________ a black cat on the street,you ____________ a good trip.(see/not have )</p><p>If you _________ someone with a broomwhile cleaning the house, he ____________ unlucky. (sweep/be)</p><p>If a gambler __________ a rabbits foot onhim, he ___________ the poker game.</p><p>(have/win)If a bride __________ the groom beforethe ceremony, their marriage _________ </p><p>spoiled. (see/be)</p><p>see</p><p>Wont have</p><p>sweep</p><p>will be</p><p>has</p><p>will win</p><p>sees</p><p>will be</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 22/24</p><p> What other superstitionsdo you know?</p><p>Do you know where theycome from?</p><p> Why do people need</p><p>superstition?</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 23/24</p><p>Now... Whats next?</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Myths, Superstitions and Other Misteries</p><p> 24/24</p><p>Its time for music!!</p><p>See you!</p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh5NeJzyD4Ahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh5NeJzyD4Ahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh5NeJzyD4A</li></ul>

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