The days passed. The battle continued. There was little food and ammunition. The men in the Alamo fought courageously. Nothing stopped them!
After twelve days of fighting, General Santa Anna sent all of his army to attack the fort. On March 6, at 5 a.m., the Mexican bugles played the “Deguello.” The “Deguello” was a war song. It meant “Death for everyone.” The women and children at the fort were tired and afraid. The situation was desperate.
FILL IN THE BLANKS
The days _____________.
The battle _____________.
There was _____________ food and ammunition.
The men in the Alamo fought _____________._____________ stopped them!
After twelve days of _____________, General Santa Anna _____________ all of his army to attack the fort.
On March 6, at 5 a.m., the Mexican bugles _____________ the “Deguello.”
The “Deguello” was a war _____________.
It _____________ “Death for _____________.”
The women and children at the fort were tired and _____________.
The situation was_____________.
ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:
(1) Did the battle continue as the days passed? _____________.
(2) Was there much food and ammunition at the fort? _____________.
(3) How did the men in the Alamo fight? _____________ (4) _____________ stopped them.
(5) Did Santa Anna send all of his army to attack the fort after twelve days of fighting? _____________.
(6) Did the Mexican bugles play a war song? _____________.
(7) Were the women and children at the fort tired and afraid? _____________.
(8) Was the situation desperate? _____________.
afraid [ə’freɪd] испуганный, боящийся
bugle [‘bjuːgl] рожок, сигнальная труба
continue [kən’tɪnjuː] v. продолжать(ся)
courageously [kə’reɪʤəslɪ] отважно
death [deθ] смерть, кончина
desperate [‘desp(ə)rət] безнадёжный
everyone [‘evrɪwʌn] = everybody [‘evrɪbɔdɪ] кажый, всякий
fighting [‘faɪtɪŋ] драка, битва
massacre [‘mæsəkə] бойня, резня
nothing [‘nʌθɪŋ] ничто
pass [pɑːs] v. проходить: Time passes. Время проходит.