Lesson 13

New Vocabulary :

  1. commonplace : biasa
  2. interconnected : saling berhubungan
  3. revealed : mengungkapkan
  4. awareness : kesadaran
  5. inventive : berdaya cipta
  6. congenially : cocok
  7. cooperatively : kerjasama
  8. incessantly : terus menerus
  9. encouragement : dorongan
  10. glider : pesawat peluncur
  11. gilders : menyepuh
  12. slightly : sedikit
  13. maneuvering : mengatur siasat
  14. efforts : usaha
  15. guiding : membimbing
  16. advantages : keuntungan
  17. precisely : tepat
  18. manned : diawaki
  19. proportion : ukuran
  20. combustion : pembakaran

The Ideas Of Each Paragraph :

  1. Reason for the success of the Wright brothers
  2. Distinguishing the Wright brothers from other engineers
  3. Progress of research Wright brothers
  4. Risks of research Wright brothers

Answer The Question :

  1. A. The reasons why the Wright brothers succeeded in manned flight.
  2. B.  Mentioned
  3. C.  Constantly
  4. B.  They were gilder pilots.
  5. C.  Because they were important in the refinement of the wings for their airplane
  6. C.  Engine
  7. A. Destined to fail
  8. D. They did not have enough power to lift their own weight.
  9. D. They were well funded.

Summary Of The Passage :

In spite of these advantages, however, the Wright brothers might not have succeeded had they not been born at precisely the opportune moment in history.

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