The bus is a French invention. Blaise Pascal, a writer and a scientist invented the bus. He introduced it in Pairs, in 1622. But this bus was just for eight passengers. A great innovation, but not for a long time. Just a few years. Buses reappeared in 1823, in Nantes, a small French town. It had a name Omnibus. The word omnibus, later bus, is now popular in many countries. 词汇积累 1. French adj. 法国的 n. 革新 2. passenger n. 乘客 4. reappear v. 重新出现
基础练习 根据短文内容，判断正（T）误（F） 。 ( ( ( ( ( ) 1. An American invented the first bus. ) 2. The person who invented the bus was a teacher. ) 3. The first bus was just for 8 passengers. ) 4. Bus reappeared in 1823 and had a name Omnibus. ) 5. This passage(短文) is about an important invenntion “bus”.
拓展练习 读单词，按照要求进行分类。 （其中有一个单词不属于任何一类）
A. Tuesday F. train K. Sunday B. Wednesday G. India C. American H. Mexico D. bicycle I. bus E. Britain J. America
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星期名称： _________ 国家名称： _________