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202 Useful Exercises for IELTS Side1-20-Ex3.2C

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Narrator: C. Spell correctly the names of the following persons associated with Manchester and Liverpool:
i. King John - (gave Liverpool a Royal Charter in 1207; chief port for trade with Ireland)
ii. John Kay - (inventor of the flying shuttle in 1733 which began the revolution in spinning)
iii. Richard Arkwright - (patented a machine for spinning cotton thread in 1769)
iv. George Stephenson - (his locomotive was the first to be used on the Liverpool-Manchester Railway)
v. William Lever - (English soap maker1 and industrialist2 who built a Sunlight soap factory)
vi. Friedrich Engels - (manager of textile factory in Manchester, and co-founder of Communism)
vii. Alfred Waterhouse - (designed the imposing3 Victorian neo-Gothic Town Hall in Manchester)
viii. Ford4 Madox Brown - (painter, whose series of frescoes5 depict6 historical events in Manchester)
ix. Keir Hardie- (politician who urged workers to strike leading to riots in Liverpool in 1911)
x. John Lennon - (Liverpudlian singer, whose songwriting career helped create worldwide acceptance of working-class ethics; murdered in New York in 1980)


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1 maker DALxN     
n.制造者,制造商
参考例句:
  • He is a trouble maker,You must be distant with him.他是个捣蛋鬼,你不要跟他在一起。
  • A cabinet maker must be a master craftsman.家具木工必须是技艺高超的手艺人。
2 industrialist JqSz4Y     
n.工业家,实业家
参考例句:
  • The industrialist's son was kidnapped.这名实业家的儿子被绑架了。
  • Mr.Smith was a wealthy industrialist,but he was not satisfied with life.史密斯先生是位富有的企业家,可他对生活感到不满意。
3 imposing 8q9zcB     
adj.使人难忘的,壮丽的,堂皇的,雄伟的
参考例句:
  • The fortress is an imposing building.这座城堡是一座宏伟的建筑。
  • He has lost his imposing appearance.他已失去堂堂仪表。
4 Ford KiIxx     
n.浅滩,水浅可涉处;v.涉水,涉过
参考例句:
  • They were guarding the bridge,so we forded the river.他们驻守在那座桥上,所以我们只能涉水过河。
  • If you decide to ford a stream,be extremely careful.如果已决定要涉过小溪,必须极度小心。
5 frescoes e7dc820cf295bb1624a80b546e226207     
n.壁画( fresco的名词复数 );温壁画技法,湿壁画
参考例句:
  • The Dunhuang frescoes are gems of ancient Chinese art. 敦煌壁画是我国古代艺术中的瑰宝。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
  • The frescoes in these churches are magnificent. 这些教堂里的壁画富丽堂皇。 来自《简明英汉词典》
6 depict Wmdz5     
vt.描画,描绘;描写,描述
参考例句:
  • I don't care to see plays or films that depict murders or violence.我不喜欢看描写谋杀或暴力的戏剧或电影。
  • Children's books often depict farmyard animals as gentle,lovable creatures.儿童图书常常把农场的动物描写得温和而可爱。
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