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Triển lãm khảo cổ tìm thấy tại Pompeii

Cập nhật: 14:11 GMT - thứ tư, 27 tháng 3, 2013

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Từ vựng - Vocabulary


frozen (immobile, held in the position in which it stopped moving):ngừng trôi (thời gian), đông cứng

plaster casts (sculptured moulds or casts in plaster): hình đóng khuôn thạch cao, bó bột, đóng khuôn

archaeological discoveries (items found by archaeologists): những phát hiện khảo cổ

charcoal (hard, black substance which is the remains of burnt wood): than (củi)

snapshot (picture from a particular moment in time): hình ảnh, sự ghi nhận



Bài khóa - Transcript

Frozen in time…

Plaster casts of victims buried following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius around 2,000 years ago.

They are part of a major exhibition of more than 250 archaeological discoveries in the British Museum about the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Jewellery still intact, a cot turned to charcoal… they offer a snapshot of the lives of ordinary people at the time.

Bản dịch - Translation

Thời gian ngừng trôi…

Khuôn hình các nạn nhân còn nguyên vẹn bị chôn vùi sau khi núi lửa Mount Vesuvius phun cách đây 2.000 năm.

Họ là một phần của một cuộc triển lãm lớn gồm hơn 250 phát hiện khảo sổ tại Bảo tàng Anh về thành phố Pompeii và Herculaneum thời La Mã (Roman).

Đồ trang sức còn nguyên vẹn, một chiếc nôi biến thành than... chúng đem lại cho người xem hình ảnh chớp được về cuộc sống của người dân thường vào thời đó.

Bài tập - Exercise

Hãy dùng các từ và cụm từ dưới đây ở dạng thích hợp để hoàn thành những câu sau:

frozen / plaster casts / archaeological discoveries / charcoal / snapshot

1. It is comparatively easy to find evidence of human occupation in caves through the dating of __________ from fires or bones from long-ago dinners, Dr Cohen said.

2. Gori's main tourist attraction is its museum to Stalin. The ornate building, with its collection of heroic photographs and Stalin's death mask, appears __________ in time - a Soviet shrine to the dictator, almost untouched since the museum was built in 1957.

3. The excavation has revealed artefacts that show a __________ of life in Ireland at least as far back as the 9th century AD.

4. The gymnast, who won a bronze medal at London 2012, had to stand with her body covered in plaster-filled bandages for an hour while the cast was made.

The __________ was then taken back to Ms Giblin's Sussex studio where the artwork was completed.

5. Recent __________ on the Arabian Peninsula have uncovered evidence of a previously unknown civilisation based in the now arid areas in the middle of the desert.

Giải đáp - Answers

1. It is comparatively easy to find evidence of human occupation in caves through the dating of charcoal from fires or bones from long-ago dinners, Dr Cohen said.

Source: Bấm 'Oldest pottery' found in China


2. Gori's main tourist attraction is its museum to Stalin. The ornate building, with its collection of heroic photographs and Stalin's death mask, appears frozen in time - a Soviet shrine to the dictator, almost untouched since the museum was built in 1957.

Source: Bấm Georgia divided over Stalin 'local hero' status in Gori


3. The excavation has revealed artefacts that show a snapshot of life in Ireland at least as far back as the 9th century AD.

Source: Bấm Fermanagh crannog dig extended for further week


4. The gymnast, who won a bronze medal at London 2012, had to stand with her body covered in plaster-filled bandages for an hour while the cast was made.

The plaster cast was then taken back to Ms Giblin's Sussex studio where the artwork was completed.

Source: Bấm Beth Tweddle sculpture presented to her in Liverpool


5. Recent archaeological discoveries on the Arabian Peninsula have uncovered evidence of a previously unknown civilisation based in the now arid areas in the middle of the desert.

Source: Bấm Desert finds challenge horse taming ideas






















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