СОР № 1 Английский язык 11ЕМН класс Work and inventionsНазад
Work and inventions
Look at the pictures of Japanese ‘chindogu’ (the art of inventing things that seem practical but have obvious and comical drawbacks). First, match the descriptions to the pictures. Then, work in pairs, describing the pictures you have to each other and speculating about their use.
Criteria for discussion: 1.use of ‘it could be…’ ‘it might be…’ ‘maybe it’s…’ and ‘we think it’s…’ 2. use of subject-specific vocabulary
A lot of people spend so much time driving that the car is like a second home. Now you can use it to help with your washing! With this washing line roof rack, your wet clothes will be dry and fresh when you arrive home. For the businessman who is afraid of sudden changes in the weather but finds an umbrella inconvenient comes this versatile ‘umbrella tie.’ A high quality tie for sunny days, take it off and use it just like an ordinary umbrella if you’re caught in a shower. Noodles are always served hot so the customer can choose to eat them as they are, or leave them to cool for a few minutes. The problem is when you haven’t got time to wait. The answer is this convenient chopstick fan, which cools your food while you are eating.
Chindogu descriptions Now your pet can help with the most boring job in the house! If you hate dusting, you’ll love these special duster socks for your cat. As it moves around, it cleans where it walks. The person who scratches the itch on your back is a true friend. The problem is when they just can’t find the right spot. For people who are tired of saying ‘up, up, down, left!’ comes this back scratchers’ t-shirt. Also included is a small ‘map’ t-shirt to help you to explain where your itch is. There are so many cars in cities today that crossing the road can be dangerous and timeconsuming. With this roll-up zebra crossing, you can cross quickly and safely wherever you choose.
Many people spend so much time behind the wheel that the car becomes like a second home for them. Now you can use it to help with the laundry! It looks amazing. With this roof washer rack, your wet clothes will be dry and fresh when you arrive home. For a businessman who is afraid of sudden changes in the weather, but considers an umbrella uncomfortable, this universal «umbrella tie» is suitable. I think it’s really useful. A high-quality tie for sunny days, take it off and use it as a regular umbrella if you get caught in a downpour. Noodles are always served hot, so the customer can eat them as they are, or leave them to cool for a few minutes. The problem is that you don’t have time to wait. The answer lies in this handy chopstick fan that cools your food while you eat. All these things look ridiculous, but on the one hand they seem really convenient to use. The cat now has a job because the cat can now clean your floor with this invention. If it seems to you that your rights are being infringed, you can carry a crying footpath with you and drivers will stop immediately after seeing this. I think the following invention will help you to improve your right side of the brain.