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People,Places,andThingsReading2 Unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 English contest dream fascinate injure instead kick punch star stunt teenager acrobatics applicant

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WordList Sentences AfterYeohwentbackhome,sheparticipatedinabeautycontest. WhenMichelleYeohwasagirl,shedreamedofbeingadancer. Heramazingstuntsfascinatepeopleeverywhere. Whilestudyingdance,sheinjuredherback. That'swhenshestartedstudyingactinginstead. Shelearnedhowtopunchandkick. Shelearnedhowtopunchandkick. Yeohstarredinherfirstmoviein1979. Sheisfamousforheramazingworkinmoviesasanactressandstuntperformer. Asateenager,shewenttoEnglandtostudydance. Everydayfrom5A.M.tomidnight,heandhisclassmatesstudiedsinging,acrobatics,gymnastics,and martialarts. ApplicantstotheSeoulActionSchoolmustbebetween19and27yearsold,atleast170centimeters tall. Thecoursesareverydifficultbothmentallyandphysically. Thereareothertrainingcenters,suchastheSeoulActionSchoolinKorea,whereyoudon'thaveto enrollatsuchayoungage. Everydayfrom5A.M.tomidnight,heandhisclassmatesstudiedsinging,acrobatics,gymnastics,and martialarts. Thecoursesareverydifficultbothmentallyandphysically. Thecoursesareverydifficultbothmentallyandphysically. TheywerecalledRedTrousersbecausethestudentswererequiredtowearredtrousersatschool. ThestudentsattheChinaDramaAcademywereverystrongandverywelltrained. TheywerecalledRedTrousersbecausethestudentswererequiredtowearredtrousersatschool. Theyhavetomaketheaudiencebelievethefightisarealfight. Youalsoneedtobebrave. Thentheyhavetorunawayfromtheburningcarbeforeitexplodes. Eventhoughtheyusefiresuits,gloves,powder,andotherthingstoprotectthemselvesduringfire stunts,theflamesarestillhot. Thestuntactorhastopretendheisreallyinpain.

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WordList Eventhoughtheyusefiresuits,gloves,powder,andotherthingstoprotectthemselvesduringfire stunts,theflamesarestillhot. Firestuntsareveryrisky. Forexample,maybesomeoneshootsthecharacterwhileheisfalling. Stuntactorsoftenhavetododrivingstuntslikemakingthecarspinaround,turnover,andfinallycrash. Stuntactorsoftenhavetododrivingstuntslikemakingthecarspinaround,turnover,andfinallycrash. Forthesepeople,theeverydayworldcanbeacolorfulandfascinatingplace. Thesepeoplehaveaconditioncalledsynesthesia. Thismeanstheyexperiencetwosensesatthesametime. Themostfrequentformofsynesthesiaistohearsoundsascolors. Forexample,onepersonwithsynesthesiareportsfeelingpainasthecolororange. Thismeanstheyexperiencetwosensesatthesametime. Forthesepeople,thesensesofsmell,sound,sight,touch,andtastearenotseparate. Somepeopletastemintasasmoothball. Thesequestionsmightsoundstrangetomostpeople,butsomecananswerrightaway. Somepeopleseemusicastrianglesandcircles. Youngiguanasarebrightgreenandhideamongthebrightgreenlowerleavesofthetreeswherethey live. Whenonedoes,theboagrabsthebirdfromtheairandthensqueezesittodeathbeforeeatingit. Astheygetolder,theircolorbecomesduller. Whenonedoes,theboagrabsthebirdfromtheairandthensqueezesittodeathbeforeeatingit. Anexampleisthegreeniguana. Poisonarrowfrogsdon'ttrytohide. Someanimalsusecolortoprotectthemselvesfromtheirpredators. Otheranimalsarepredatorsandusecolortohidefromtheirprey. Whenonedoes,theboagrabsthebirdfromtheairandthensqueezesittodeathbeforeeatingit. Thebrightcolorwarnsotheranimalsthatthefrogispoisonous,sotheystayaway. Manybelievethatcolorcanaffectourmoods.

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People,Places,andThingsReading2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 beige calm decorate encourage mood negative positive public refreshing accomplishment balance concentration juggle native original patience perseverance professional tiein caretaker coach entire equipment head ~ ~ ~ n adj v v n adj adj adj adj n n n v n adj n n n v n n adj n v

WordList Quietcolorslikegrayandbeigearerelaxing. Dosomecolorsmakeyoufeelcalmwhileothersgiveyouenergy? Manypublicplacesaredecoratedwithcertaincolorsinordertocreatecertainmoods. Theycangivepeopleapositivefeeling,andtheyencourageconversation. Scientistshavebeenstudyingtheconnectionbetweencolorandmoodforalongtime. Colorscancreatenegetivemoods,too. Theycangivepeopleapositivefeeling,andtheyencourageconversation. Manypublicplacesaredecoratedwithcertaincolorsinordertocreatecertainmoods. Greenisanothergoodcolorforabedroombecauseitisrefreshing. Justbeingacceptedintotheschoolwasanaccomplishment. Forexample,whenheisstandingononehandonapileofbricks,heonlythinksaboutonethingbeing abletobalance. WayneHueysaysthatthekeytoacrobaticsisconcentration. Thenhesqueezehimselfintoabarrelorrunsacorssaroomjugglingbricks. Huey,anativeofSanFrancisco,isoneoftheoriginalmembersoftheacrobaticgrouptheRedPandas. Huey,anativeofSanFrancisco,isoneoftheoriginalmembersoftheacrobaticgrouptheRedPandas. Hueytalkstohisaudiencesaboutpractice,perseverance,andpatience. HueyteachesthestudentsaboutChinesecultureandacrobatichistory,andhetiesintheimportant messagesofhardworkandperseveranceaswell. HueyalwaysdreamedofbecomingaprofessionalinChineseacrobatics. HueyteachesthestudentsaboutChinesecultureandacrobatichistory,andhetiesintheimportant messagesofhardworkandperseveranceaswell. Theanimalcaretakershavetheirroomsneartheanimals,sotheycanmakesurethattheanimalsare alwayswellcaredfor. The3.2kilometerlongcircustrainisnotyournormaltrainwithcoachseatsandsnackbar. Formuchoftheyear,theRinglingBrothersandBarnumandBaileyCircustrainisnometotheentire circusasittravelstoover90citiesallaroundtheUnitedStates. Itstraincarswerespeciallydesignedforanimals,people,andequipment. Whentheshowisover,everythinghastobeloadedbackonthetrain,andthecircusheadsforthenext cityandthenextperformances.

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WordList Whentheshowisover,everythinghastobeloadedbackonthetrain,andthecircusheadsforthenext cityandthenextperformances. Whenthetrainpullsintoanewcity,alltheanimalsandtheequipmenthavetobeunloaded. The3.2kilometerlongcircustrainisnotyournormaltrainwithcoachseatsandsnackbar. Ifanelephanthasasorefootorifatigerneedsmedicine,theanimaltrainersarerighttheretogive themthecaretheyneed. Whenthetrainpullsintoanewcity,alltheanimalsandtheequipmenthavetobeunloaded. Thoughtheancientacrobatsperformedforemperors,culturalattitudeschangedovertime. InmanyAsiancultures,peoplebelievethatthelionbringsstrengthandhealthtothecommunityandits people. Thoughtheancientacrobatsperformedforemperors,culturalattitudeschangedovertime. However,after1949,theChinesegovernmentmadespecialeffortstobringtheartformbacktolife. Thoughtheancientacrobatsperformedforemperors,culturalattitudeschangedovertime. Theirperformancesbecamepartofthevillagefestivals. Eachgenerationtaughtitscircusskillstothenextgeneration. Sincethen,theChinesecircushashadalargeimpactonperformingartsaroundtheworld. Lateron,acrobatswerelookeddownupon. Theirperformancesbecamepartofthevillagefestivals. OneSaturdaymorning,anineyearoldAmericangirlandherJapanesemothervisitedanaquariumin NewYorkCity. Clarknotonlyswamwithfish,shealsowenttocollegetolearnmoreaboutthem. Shevisitedtheaquariummanytimesafterthatandlearnedeverythingshecouldabouttheocean creaturethatinhabitedit. Clarkhasdedicatedherlifetostudying,writing,andteachingaboutfish,especiallysharks. In1940,itwasunusualforawomantogetadoctoratedegreeinnaturalscience. Shelearnedhowtoscubadivesoshedidn'thavetowatchtheminanaquariumtank. Shevisitedtheaquariummanytimesafterthatandlearnedeverythingshecouldabouttheocean creaturethatinhabitedit. Shegrewuptobecomethe"sharklady,"famousforherknowledgeofsharks. ThatlittlegirlwasEugenieClark,andherfirstvisittotheaquariumoccurredover75yearsago. Shegrewuptobecomethe"sharklady,"famousforherknowledgeofsharks. Thetigershark,forexample,isanaggressiveshark.

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People,Places,andThingsReading2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 agriculture coast coral disappear fin marine pollution reef treasure birth comeacross dare gigantic jaw nutrition replace solitary swallow weardown attempt career cemetery coach emphasize overcome qualify ~ n n n v n adj n n n n v v adj n n v adj v v n n n n v v v

WordList AgricultureinAustraliahascausedwaterpollution. AlongtheeasterncoastofAustraliaisoneofthemostfascinatingareasofthenaturalworldtheGreat BarrierReef. Itisactuallymadeupofabout3,000separatecoralreefs. UnlesshumanslearntorespectandprotectnaturaltreasuresliketheGreatBarrierReef,these treasurescouldonedaydisappearfromtheearth. Itgetsitsnamefromtheblackcoloringontheendofitsfins. TheGreatBarrierReefislikealargecityundertheseafilledwithmanyspeciesofmarinelife. AgricultureinAustraliahascausedwaterpollution. AlongtheeasterncoastofAustraliaisoneofthemostfascinatingareasofthenaturalworldtheGreat BarrierReef. UnlesshumanslearntorespectandprotectnaturaltreasuresliketheGreatBarrierReef,these treasurescouldonedaydisappearfromtheearth. Evenbeforebirth,thebabiesreceivenonutritionformtheirmother. Althoughitnormallylivesasolitarylife,thegreatwhitehascomeacrosshumanstoooften. Humansaretheonlybeingswhodaretogetclosetothem. Insidethegiganticjawsofagreatwhitearethousandsofteeth. Insidethegiganticjawsofagreatwhitearethousandsofteeth. Evenbeforebirth,thebabiesreceivenonutritionformtheirmother. Whentheyweardownorbreak,thesharkgrowsextrateethtoreplacethem. Greatwhitesaresolitarycreatures. Instead,ittearsitspreyintolargepiecesandswallowsthemwhole. Whentheyweardownorbreak,thesharkgrowsextrateethtoreplacethem. InFlorida,shequalifiedfortheLPGAonherfirstattempt. Earlyinhergolfcareer,Korea'sSeRiPakwasgiventhenicknametheMagicPrincess. Onetimeherequiredhertospendanentirenightinacementerysothatshewouldovercomeher fears. Hesooncouldseethathisdaughterwasanaturalgolferanddecidedtobehercoach. Rightfromthebeginning,herfatheremphasizedtheimportanceofmindcontrol. Onetimeherequiredhertospendanentirenightinacementerysothatshewouldovercomeher fears. PakqualifiedfortheLPGA(LadiesProfessionalGolfAssociation)justafewyearsafterpickingupherfirst golfclub.

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People,Places,andThingsReading2 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 rapid success tough boundaries citizen combine extreme gather huge setout spread surface tow develop innocence rank represent respect ripen root symbolize treat adj n adj n n v adj v adj v v n v v n n v n v n v v

WordList Thisnicknamefitsayounggirlwithsuchrapidsuccess. Thisnicknamefitsayounggirlwithsuchrapidsuccess. Herfatherwasaverytoughcoach. Butsomeextremesportshavenoboundaries. Thethree,citizensofBritain,France,andtheUnitedStates,werewornoutbuthappy. Thisistheexcitingsportofkiteboarding,anewsportthatcombinestheskillsofsurfingandsailing. Butsomeextremesportshavenoboundaries. In2002,Gillesd'AndreieuxfromFrance,anorganizerofextremesportsevents,gatheredateaof professionalkiteboarderstoattempttocrosstheseafromKeyWest,FloridatoVadero,Cuba. That'sahugeplayingfield. Theteamoffivesetoutearlyinthemorningandtraveledallday,sometimesoverwavesashighas threemetersormore. Thesport'spopularityhasspreadrapidlyaroundtheworld. Now,itisn'tunusualonawindy,sunnydayatthebeachtoseelargecolorfulkiteshighintheairasthey towkiteboardersalongandabovethewater'ssurface. Now,itisn'tunusualonawindy,sunnydayatthebeachtoseelargecolorfulkiteshighintheairasthey towkiteboardersalongandabovethewater'ssurface. Thebeltcolorsrepresentthegrowthofthestudentsastheymovethroughtherankanddeveloptheir skills. Thiscolorrepresentsinnocence. Thebeltcolorsrepresentthegrowthofthestudentsastheymovethroughtherankanddeveloptheir skills. Thebeltcolorsrepresentthegrowthofthestudentsastheymovethroughtherankanddeveloptheir skills. Thetaekwondobeltanduniformshouldalwaysbetreatedwithrespect. Brownmeansthatthestudent'sskillsareripeninglikeafruit. Justasaplanthasrootsintheearth,thestudentatthisleveliscreatingrootsfromwhichtogrow. Thetaekwondouniformsymbolizesthetraditionofthesport,andthebeltsymbolizesthehardwork andaccomplishmentsofthestudent. Thetaekwondobeltanduniformshouldalwaysbetreatedwithrespect.

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People,Places,andThingsReading2 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 wisdom coffin devil dragon evil identify myth reflection superstitious vampire victim century chilly claim evidence exist hoax investigate legend resemble turnout advice associate average charm dreadful ( ) () n n n n adj v n n adj n n n adj v n v n v n v v n v adj n adj Itisawarningtothestudenttouseherorhisskillsandknowledgewithwisdom. Duringtheday,hesleepsinacoffinfilledwithdirt.

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TepessometimesusedthenameDracula,whichcomesfromawordthatmeansdragonordevil. TepessometimesusedthenameDracula,whichcomesfromawordthatmeansdragonordevil. BelieversclosetheirwindowsatnighttokeepouttheevilnightairandDracula. Theycanidentifyhimbylookingforhisreflectioninamirror. Aroundtheworldtherearestillmythsaboutvampires. Theycanidentifyhimbylookingforhisreflectioninamirror. Superstitiouspeoplebelievethatthedeadcanreturntotheworldandsuckthebloodoflivingpeople. He'sCountDracula,thevampirefromTransylvania. Sincethen,thecharacterinStoker'snovelhasappearedinmanymoviesandstories,inwhichDracula travelsaroundatnightlookingforvictims. ThefirststoryaboutamonsterinLochNesswastoldover500yearsago,butthelegendofthemonster becamepopularonlyinthetwentiethcentury. Hidinginitsdark,chillywaterslivesagiganticmonster. Atleast,theyclaimtheyhaveseenit. ThereisnorealevidencethatamonsterexistsinLochNess,butthereisalsonoevidencethatone doesn'texists. ThereisnorealevidencethatamonsterexistsinLochNess,butthereisalsonoevidencethatone doesn'texists. Severalpeoplehavetakenphotographs,butatleastoneofthemturnedouttobeahoax. Duringthe1960sanorganizationwasformedtoinvestigatethemonster. TheLochNessMonsterisafamouslegend. Otherssayitresemblesasnake. Severalpeoplehavetakenphotographs,butatleastoneofthemturnedouttobeahoax. Theycangiveadviceandtheyrepresentgoodluck. Theyareassociatedwiththegodsandtheemperors. It'snotyouraveragehouseholdpet,butperhapsitshouldbe. Amongitsmanyothercharms,itbreathesfire. Othersthinkitisadreadfulmonsterthatdestroysthings.

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People,Places,andThingsReading2 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 god powerful prevent reptile wound arrange astounded cello conductor enormous interfere orchestra philosophy significant talent acoustics case composer highlight joke privilege prominent superb truly n adj v n n v adj n n adj v n n adj n n n n n n n adj adj adv

WordList Theyareassociatedwiththegodsandtheemperors. Theyarewiseandpowerfulcreatures. Itisimportanttotreatdragonswelltopreventtheiranger. Thisgiganticanimalhastheskinofareptile,thebodyofanelephant,theheadofahorse,andthetail ofalizard. Longago,somesuperstitiouspeoplebelievedmythsthatdragon'sbloodcouldprotectthemfrom wounds. Shearrangedherconcertssothatshecouldstillattendschool,makefriends,andhaveanormallife. Sinceshewasn'tmuchbiggerthanhercello,everyonewasastoundedbyherhugetalent. Attheageofsix,shebeganplayingthecello,andshehasn'tputitdownsince. Shehasplayedwithsomeofthemostfamousorchestrasandconductorsintheworld. Shecontinuestotourandrecord,sharingherenormoustalentwithaudiencesaroundtheworld. Changtriednottoletherbusyconcertscheduleinterferewithhereducation. Shehasplayedwithsomeofthemostfamousorchestrasandconductorsintheworld. Whenshegraduatedfromhighschool,shewenttoHarvardUniversityandstudiedphilosophy,not music. Butmusic,ofcourse,isextremelysignificantinherlife. Sinceshewasn'tmuchbiggerthanhercello,everyonewasastoundedbyherhugetalent. Itisfamousforitssuperbacoustics,whichmakeitawonderfulplacetobothperformandlistento musicalltypesofmusic. Thewomanlookedatthemanholdinghisviolincaseandanswered,"Practice,practice,practice." ThefamousRussiancomposerTchaikovskyplayedthere,andsodidtheBeatles. Itisthehighlightofhisorhercareer. Inthisoldjoke,gettoCarnegieHallhastwomenings. ToperformatCarnegieHallisaprivilegeforanymusician. Sinceopeningnightover100yearsago,manyprominentclassical,jazz,andpopmusicianshave performedatCarnegieHall. Itisfamousforitssuperbacoustics,whichmakeitawonderfulplacetobothperformandlistento musicalltypesofmusic. IttrulytakesalotofpracticeandhardworktobegoodenoughtoplayatCarnegieHall.

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People,Places,andThingsReading2 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 wander cabinet craft economical individually investment lead massproduced spy stolen worth accordingto affectionate generous horoscope influence loyal pessimistic romantic sincere stubborn approach balloon celebration confetti ~ v n n adj adv n n adj v adj adj prep adj adj n v adj adj adj adj adj v n n n

WordList Afterwanderingupanddownseveralstreets,hedecidedtoaskfordirections. Melaniedecidedtotakeithomesoherboyfriend,afurnituremaker,couldturnitintoacabinettohold CDs. Theycarefullycraftedtheirmusicalinstrumentsbyhandsothattheircelloswouldmakethemost beautifulsouldspossible. Thesecellosweremoreeconomicaltomake,buttheydidn'tsoundasbeautifulastheoldcellos. Inthenineteenthcentury,peoplebegantomakemassproducedcellosinsteadofcraftingthem individuallybyhand. Inthemiddleofthetwentiethcentury,wealthypeoplebegantobuytheoldhandcraftedinstruments asinvestments. IthadbeenstolenfromthehomeoftheleadcellistoftheLosAngelesPhilharmonicOrchestra. Inthenineteenthcentury,peoplebegantomakemassproducedcellosinsteadofcraftingthem individuallybyhand. Shespiedacellobesideatrashcan. Afewdayslater,MelaniesawaTVnewsreportaboutastolencello. Itwasworth3.5milliondollars. AccordingtotheChinesehoroscope,eachyearisrepresentedbyadifferentanimal. Youarehonestandaffectionate. Ifyouwerebornin1984,theyearoftherat,youarecharmingandgenerous. TheChinesehoroscopeisonetraditionthatconnectsyourpersonalitywiththeyearofyourbirth. Manypeoplebelievethatyourtimeofbirthinfluencesyourpersonality. Tigershaveagoodattitudetowardlifeandareloyaltotheirfriends. Thenyouarehardworking,butalsoalittlepessimistic. Maybeyou'reromantic. Ifyouwerebornin1985,theyearoftheox,youarecalm,sincere,andstubborn. Ifyouwerebornin1985,theyearoftheox,youarecalm,sincere,andstubborn. Midnightapproaches,andthecrowdbecomesmoreandmoreexcited. Peoplewalkarounddistributingballoons,flags,andconfetti. TheNewYear'scelebrationinTimesSquareisanoldtradition. Peoplewalkarounddistributingballoons,flags,andconfetti.

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People,Places,andThingsReading2 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 descend distribute lower sparkle spectacular tick fortune fresh habit lunar outfit pine precisely strike welcome whistle v v v v adj v n adj n adj n n adv v v n

WordList At11:59,anenormouslightedballstartsdescendingaflagpole. Peoplewalkarounddistributingballoons,flags,andconfetti. ThefirstNewYear'sballwaslowereddownaflagpolein1907. ItsparklesandshinesspectacularlyasitgoesdownthepoletowelcometheNewYear. ItsparklesandshinesspectacularlyasitgoesdownthepoletowelcometheNewYear. Thecrowdgrowslargerasthehourstickby. Thesegiftsbringthechildrengoodfortuneandhappiness. It'satimetomakeafreshstart,changebadhabits,andlookforwardtoafutureofhappinessandgood luck. It'satimetomakeafreshstart,changebadhabits,andlookforwardtoafutureofhappinessandgood luck. Inotherplaces,theycelebratethelunarNewYear. InChina,childrenwearnewoutfitsonNewYear'sDay. InJapan,peopledecoratetheirhouseswithpinebranches,rope,andbamboo. Preciselywhentheclockstrikesmidnight,theyeattwelvegrapes. Preciselywhentheclockstrikesmidnight,theyeattwelvegrapes. Butineveryplace,peopleliketowelcometheNewYearinspecialways. Atmidnight,theyusehornsandwhistlestomakeasmuchnoiseastheycan.

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