… the Russian land could give birth to its own Platos and quick minded Newtons. Mikhail Lomonosov
Vocabulary compatriot – соотечественник generation – поколение scientist – ученый designer – конструктор cosmonaut – космонавт artist – художник military leader – полководец outstanding - выдающийся realistic – реалистичный title – звание, титул Nobel prize – Нобелевская премия
Vocabulary politician – политический деятель success – успех successful – успешный to succeed – добиться успеха to be proud of – гордиться to investigate – исследовать to invent – изобретать to discover – открыть, исследовать
Achievements made a telescope observed a lot of stars and planets with his telescope wrote the first scientific grammar of the Russian language wrote many poems built a factory near Petersburg where glass was produced was a founder of the first Russian University Moscow State University was renamed M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University in his honor in 1940.
Dmitriy Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834 – 1907) a famous Russian chemist, physicist, economist
Mendeleev is a chemist of genius, first- class physicist, a fruitful researcher in the fields of hydrodynamics, meteorology, geology, certain branches of chemical technology and physics, and an original thinker in the field of economy.Mendeleev is a chemist of genius, first- class physicist, a fruitful researcher in the fields of hydrodynamics, meteorology, geology, certain branches of chemical technology and physics, and an original thinker in the field of economy. L.A.Tchugayev, L.A.Tchugayev, Russian chemist and science historian Russian chemist and science historian
I would rather have it said, He lived useful than He died rich … He lived useful than He died rich … Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Edison Edison
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore … while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. Isaac Newton Isaac Newton
I think and think, for months, for years, ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. The hundredth time I am right. Albert Einstein Albert Einstein
We are all born equal. But after that we are on our own. Nobody is going to hand you success on a plate.
If at first you dont succeed, try, try and try again. try, try and try again.
If you want to succeed, youll have to make it on your own: your own head, your own energy, your own ambitions.
CROSSWORD Famous Russians 1 – Six Russians were given Nobel Prizes in ……… (science). 2 – The founder of the first Russian University 3 – There is no Noble Prize in ……. (science, school subject). 4 – Russian physiologist – Nobel Prizewinner 5 – The first cosmonaut in the world 6 – «выдающийся» (in English) 7 – The first president of the USSR 8 – Famous Russian figure-skater, Olympic champion of three Olimpiads 9 – Bunin is Russian ……. Prizewinner in Literature. 10 – Korolev – …….. of the first Russian spaceship