СОР № 1 Английский язык 6 класс Transport

Английский язык - 6 класс, Русский 🇷🇺 4 четверть



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table. Look up the words in the dictionary and check the answers.
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The Railways
Many countries have a network of railways to help transport different types of products.
The earliest system was in Ancient Greece in 600 BC. Later rail inks were built to connect short
distances. In the 19th century, this changed very much. Many countries developed their own
network. They had private links between different towns with Germany and Britain. Britain had
the best links. These links allowed carrying heavy goods such as coal, iron, ore, and wood.
Building a railway was a hard work for labourers. Railways are very expensive to construct but
important to transport raw materials and such goods as textiles quickly and cheaply.
In the early 19th century, the first passengers travelled on the railways with horse-drawn
carriages. From 1840-1850 Britain was connected by railways and used steam engine to pull


1. network


2. distance


3. passenger 4 rail links


5 steam engine