Davy asked other American settlers to go to the Alamo with him.
Few men wanted to fight. But this did not stop Davy!
He and 15 men decided to go to the Alamo.
They were ready to fight the Mexicans.
There were 112 men at the Alamo.
Colonel William Travis of the U.S. Army was the commander.
William Travis was a young colonel.
He was only 27 years old.
He was a lawyer.
He entered the U.S. Army to fight for the independence of Texas.
One day, Colonel Jim Bowie and 30 men arrived at the fort.
Jim Bowie was a tall, strong man.
He was a hunter and trapper.
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Davy ________ other American ________ to go to the Alamo with him.________ men wanted __ ________ But this did not ________ Davy!
He and 15 men ________ to go to the Alamo.
They were ________ to fight the Mexicans.
There were 112 men at the Alamo. Colonel William Travis of the U.S. Army was the ________
William Travis was a young________
He was only 27 ____ _______
He was a ________
He ________ the U.S. Army to fight for the independence of Texas.
One day, Colonel Jim Bowie and 30 men ________the fort.
(1) Did Davy ask other American settlers to go to the Alamo with him? ____________________
(2) Did many men want to fight? ________
(3) How many men were there at the Alamo? _________________
(4) How many men arrived at the fort one day? _________________
ask [ɑːsk] v. спрашивать; просить: He asked other settlers to go with him. Он попросил и других поселенцев отправиться вместе с ним.
colonel [‘kɜːn(ə)l] полковник
commander [kə’mɑːndə] командующий
decide [dɪ’saɪd] v. решать: Fifteen men decided to go there. Пятнадцать человек решили туда отправиться.
few [fjuː] немного, немногие, употр. с им. сущ. исчисляемым: Few men wanted to fight. Мало кто хотел вступать в бой / драться.
lawyer [‘lɔːjə] правовед; юрист
ready [‘redɪ] готовый, в состоянии готовности: They were ready to fight the Mexicans. Они были готовы сразиться с мексиканцами.
tall [tɔːl] высокий: He was a tall, strong man. Это был высокий, сильный мужчина.
James (Jim) Bowie was
an American pioneer,
Фамилия произносится и [‘bəuɪ] Боуи, как в аудио, и [ˈbuːi] Буи, первый вариант считается предпочтительным.
(1809 – 1836)
William Travis was
an American lawyer and soldier.
pioneer [ˌpaɪə’nɪə] пионер, первооткрыватель; первопоселенец
slave trader [ ˌsleɪv ‘treɪdə] – торговец рабами
slave [sleɪv] раб
soldier [‘səulʤə] солдат, военнослужащий
trader [‘treɪdə] торговец