EREM Dr. JAIME MONTEIRO
Pupil:_____________________________________________ Grade: _____ Date: ______/______/2014
Teacher: MÁRCIA OLIVEIRA
EXERCÍCIO DE INGLÊS
Alguns grandes nomes como Isaac Newton, Walt Disney, Elvis Presley e outras famosos foram criticados quando jovens. Pessoas
diziam coisas como:
Tire suas próprias conclusões!
Walt Disney – film maker; cartoonist
Once, when Walt Disney was working at a newspaper, the publisher told him that he didn’t have a good ideias
and fired him.
Albert Einstein – physicist
When Einstein was in elementary school, the director told his parents “He’ ll never succeed in life.” He,
later, created the Theory of Relativity.
Louise May Alcott - novelist, poet
An editor told Louise that she couldn’t write anything good. In 1868 she wrote “Little Women”, a best–seller all
over the world.
Charles Darwin - scientist
Darwin couldn’t finish medical school. However, he wrote “ The Origin of The Species” and changed the
history of science.
Beethoven – composer
One day, when Beethoven was playing one of his compositions on the piano, his music teacher told him, “You are
hopeless as a composer.”
Elvis Preley - singer
He flunked the audition for a popular TV show called “Talent Scouts”, in the 1950’s
01. Answer the questions according to the text.
a) What did Louise May Alcott write? ___________________________________________
b) Couldn’t Darwin finish medical school? _______________________________________
c) What was Disney doing when he was fired?____________________________________
d) Who was Beethoven?______________________________________________________
e) Who created the The Origin of The Species?___________________________________
f) Who created the Theory of Relativity? _______________________________________
g) What did the director of Elementary School tell Einstein’s parents ?
02. Complete the sentences. Use the words in the box.
a) Walt Disney was a genius _______________ a publisher fired him.
b) Albert Einstein _______________ Charles Darwin were scientists.
c) Darwin changed the history of science, ______________ he never finished
d) Elvis flunked the audition for a show ________________ the director didn’t
like his voice.
03. Sabendo que o prefix MIS indica erro ou falta de, qual seria a melhor tradução para o título do texto?
Because = porque
And = e
But = mas
However = entretanto
You are good for nothing!You are hopeless!You are not going to make it!