Учебно-методическое пособие по чтению специальной литературы для студентов 1 курса физического факультета. Дроздова И.В - 3 стр.

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Unit I
Philosophy of Physics
Lead-in
I. What do you expect to be in an article that is entitled Philosophy of Physics?
Choose two points from the list:
a) a brief account of philosophical trends alongside with main discoveries in physics;
b) general philosophical principles on which physics is created;
c) different physical theories related to different definitions of space and time;
d) the problems of time, space and mass as the philosophical basis of physics;
e) new trends in physics and philosophy.
II. What vocabulary items can you expect based on the title? Fill in the charts.
Philosophy Physics
III. Choose the synonym (Here is one word, which has more than one synonym)
1. reveal 5. resist, v. 9. uniform, adj.
A. release A. respond A. rough
B. observe B. revolve B. flat
C. resist C. oppose C. varying
D. display D. break D. not varying
2. distort 6. precise, adj. 10. finite, adj.
A. assert A. casual A. limited
B. divorce B. uniform B. influenced
C. design C. exact C. complete
D. twist D. considerable D. precise
3. cause, n. 7. repulse 11. extend
A. reason A. attract A. stretch
B. effect B. repel B. extent
C. course C. neglect C. remain
D. sense D. extend D. resist
4. deviate 8. consciousness, n. 12. contemplation, n.
materialistic
matter