# Иностранный язык. Методическое пособие. Мартемьянова Н.В - 37 стр.

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• ## Иностранный язык

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I. History Science
Professor: What is History?
Student: Its a science dealing with the development of human society.
Prof. When did historical thought appear?
St. I think it goes back as far as the 4
th
3
rd
millenium B.C.
Prof. You are quite right. Could you give me the names of the most famous ancient
historians?
St. Certainly . They are: Herodotus, who was the father of History, Xenophon and
Polybius. They all come from Ancient Greece. As to the historians of Ancient Rome
Titus, Tactus and Plutarch are most well-known.
Prof. Thats right. What can be said about the first historical writings? What were
they like?
St. As far as I know they were stone inscriptions, reviews and chronicles showing
various events in Egypt, Babylon, Assyria and Persia.
Prof. Exactly so. Do you know ant Russian historians of the 18
th
or a9th century?
St. If I am not mistaken, Russian historiography was represented by Karamzin,
Granovsky, Solovyev, Kluchevsky and others.
Prof. So much for today. See you tomorrow.
II. At the University.
Applicant: What department do you study at?
The 3
rd
year student: I'm 3
rd
year student of the History Department. I've already
passed my last exams and soon I'll have my museum practice.
A: Im going to take my entrance exams this summer. Ive chosen History as my
future profession. I hope to pas the exams successfully but many applicants failed
last year.
S. It depends on your knowledge. If you study well and if youre fond of history,
youll be enrolled in the University.
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I. History Science
Professor: What is History?
Student:      It’s a science dealing with the development of human society.
Prof. When did historical thought appear?
St. I think it goes back as far as the 4th – 3rd millenium B.C.
Prof. You are quite right. Could you give me the names of the most famous ancient
historians?
St. Certainly . They are: Herodotus, who was the “father of History”, Xenophon and
Polybius. They all come from Ancient Greece. As to the historians of Ancient Rome
Titus, Tactus and Plutarch are most well-known.
Prof. That’s right. What can be said about the first historical writings? What were
they like?
St. As far as I know they were stone inscriptions, reviews and chronicles showing
various events in Egypt, Babylon, Assyria and Persia.
Prof. Exactly so. Do you know ant Russian historians of the 18th or a9th century?
St. If I am not mistaken, Russian historiography was represented by Karamzin,
Granovsky, Solovyev, Kluchevsky and others.
Prof. So much for today. See you tomorrow.

II. At the University.
Applicant: What department do you study at?
The 3rd year student: I'm 3rd year student of the History Department. I've already
passed my last exams and soon I'll have my museum practice.
A: I’m going to take my entrance exams this summer. I’ve chosen History as my
future profession. I hope to pas the exams successfully but many applicants failed
last year.
S. It depends on your knowledge. If you study well and if you’re fond of history,
you’ll be enrolled in the University.