# Учебно-методическое пособие по чтению специальной литературы для студентов 1 курса физического факультета. Дроздова И.В - 4 стр.

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A. turn A. wishes A. consumption
B. destroy B. ideas B. degree of heat &
cold
C. vibrate C. thoughts C. technique
D. distort D. feelings D. deep thought
IV. What scientific names do you expect to come across while reading the article?
Do these names (Galileo, Newton, Laplace, Faraday, Maxwell) ring the bell in
your mind? Work in groups and discuss the following questions about people.
- What trends in philosophy did they represent? (Were they all materialists?)
- What discoveries in physics did they make?
- What nationality were they?
- Which century were they born in?
- Which one do you know most/least about?
When you have finished, find a partner from each of the other groups and go through
the questions together, comparing information.
V. The text is divided into two parts. Read the first part for gist. Choose the title
from the following:
A. From the History of Physics.
B. Materialists and Idealists.
C. Philosophical Basis of Physics.
VI. Cover the first part of the text to complete the table. Use English words only.
Summarize the first part of the text using the table.
Philosophical principles
Independence of
existence of nature
from our сознание”
Точные facts
Direct contemplation
and наблюдение
Faith in
познаваемость
природы
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A. turn                      A. wishes                    A. consumption
B. destroy                   B. ideas                     B. degree of heat &
cold
C. vibrate                   C. thoughts                  C. technique
D. distort                   D. feelings                  D. deep thought

IV.      What scientific names do you expect to come across while reading the article?
Do these names (Galileo, Newton, Laplace, Faraday, Maxwell) ring the bell in
your mind? Work in groups and discuss the following questions about people.

-     What trends in philosophy did they represent? (Were they all “materialists”?)
-     What discoveries in physics did they make?
-     What nationality were they?
-     Which century were they born in?
-     Which one do you know most/least about?

When you have finished, find a partner from each of the other groups and go through
the questions together, comparing information.

V.       The text is divided into two parts. Read the first part for gist. Choose the title
from the following:

A. From the History of Physics.
B. Materialists and Idealists.
C. Philosophical Basis of Physics.

VI. Cover the first part of the text to complete the table. Use English words only.

Philosophical principles

Independence of                                       Faith in
Точные facts
existence of nature                                   познаваемость
from our “сознание”                                   природы

Direct contemplation
and “наблюдение”

Summarize the first part of the text using the table.