miércoles, 12 de octubre de 2011

Christopher Columbus

Self-study activity:
Watch this video from the National Geographic Kids that I discovered through the blog Ines Workshop, and say whether the statements below are true or false.

1 When Columbus was born educated people thought the Earth was flat.
2 Columbus decided to find a sea route Asia-Europe because it was impossible to import spices.
3 The Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella financed Columbus's voyage.
4 On 9th October the sailors rebelled against Columbus.
5 Columbus believed he had arrived at a place near Asia.
6 Columbus made three trips in total to the New World.
7 Columbus succeeded in finding the new sea route to Asia.
8 Columbus was the first European to reach America.

You can read the transcript here.

1F 2F 3T 4F 5T 6F 7F 8F