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A Superlative Book. MAIN IDEAS OF FOIRST PARAGRAPH. ● The Guinness Book of World records is a compilation of the superlative things in every imaginable category. ● It contain facts and human achievements. ● The Guinness Books is one of the most popular book in the world.

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Main ideas of foirst paragraph
MAIN IDEAS OF FOIRST PARAGRAPH

●The Guinness Book of World records is a compilation of the superlative things in every imaginable category.

●It contain facts and human achievements.

●The Guinness Books is one of the most popular book in the world.

●It has been sold in 100 different countries and translated into thirty-seven languages.


Vocabulary and phrases of the first paragraph
VOCABULARY AND PHRASES OF THE FIRST PARAGRAPH

—guninness (n) : a type of very dark brown beer, with a white head on it; the representive of the Book.

— compilation (n) : a collection of items, especially pieces of music or writing, taken from different places and put together. 【com】fully【tion】making nouns.

—category (n) : a group of people or things with particular features in common. 【gor】to gather

—lizard (n) : a small reptile with a rough skin, four short legs and a long tail.

—bubblegum (compound noun) bubble + gum.

—fascinate (v) : to attract on interest sb very much.

—popularity (n) : the state of being liked, enjoy or supported by a large number of people. 【popular】root 【ity】making noun.


Main ideas of the second paragraph
MAIN IDEAS OF THE SECOND PARAGRAPH

●The Guinness Book of World Records was produced for the purpose of settling disputes in bars.

●In order to resolve the disputes on the questions about the superlatives Sir Hugh thought to create a book that could answer questions about the superlatives.


Vocabulary and phrases of the second paragraph
VOCABULARY AND PHRASES OF THE SECOND PARAGRAPH

—dispute(n): an argument or a disagreement between two people, groups or countries; discussion about a subject where is disagreement. 【dis】not; opposite of

—brewery (n): a factory where beer is made, a company that make beer.

—stout (n): strong dark beer made with malt or barley.

—plover (n) : a bird with long legs and short tail that lives on wet ground.

—engaged (adj): busy doing sth. 【en】put into.

—grouse (n): a bird with a fat body and fethers on its legs, which people shoot for sport and food.

—resolve (v): to find an acceptable solution to a problem or difficulty. 【re】back; again.


—ponder (v): to think about sth carefully for a period of time.

—superlative (adj): the form of an adjective or adverb that expresses the highest degreed of sth.

—denote (v): to mennsth. 【de】from; down; away.

—publicize (v): to make sth known to the public; to advertise sth. 【ize】verb; cause.


Main ideas of the third paragraph
MAIN IDEAS OF THE THIRD PARAGRAPH

●Sir Hugh contacted Norm and Ross McWhirter to make the first edition of The Guinness Book of Superlatives.

●David A. Boehm gained the copy right later and renamed the book as The Guinness Book of World Records.


Vocabulary and phrases of the third paragraph
VOCABULARY AND PHRASES OF THE THIRD PARAGRAPH

—agency (n): a business or organization that provides a particular service especially on behalf of other business or organization.

—compile (v): to produce a book, list, report, ect. 【com】fully.

—sterling (adj): of exellence quality.

—storehouse (compound noun): a building where things are stored. 【store】+【house】

—obtain (v): to get sth. 【ob】toward 【tain】hold


Main ideas of the fourth paragraph
MAIN IDEAS OF THE FOURTH PARAGRAPH

●Many of the facts in the Book are concerned with science and the natural world and are, therefore, unlikely to change.

● However, the area of human achievement will continue to be made and broken.


Vocabulary and phrases of the fourth paragraph
VOCABULARY AND PHRASES OF THE FOURTH PARAGRAPH

—distinctive (adj): having a quality or characteristic that makes sthdifferenr and easily noticed.

—komodo dragon (n): a very large lizard form Indonesia.


Main ideas of the fifth paregraph
MAIN IDEAS OF THE FIFTH PAREGRAPH

●Some people spend much of their time deliberately trying to set world records and get their names into the book.

●The combination of strangeness and achievement is perhaps one of the most appealing and enduring aspects of the Book.


Vocabulary and phrases of the fifth paragraph
VOCABULARY AND PHRASES OF THE FIFTH PARAGRAPH

—deliberately (adv): done in a way that was planed, not by chance.

—parachute (n): a device that is attached to people or objects to make them fall slowly and safely when they are drapped from an aricraft.

—obscure (adj): not well known.

—chin (n): the part of the face below the mouth and above the neck.

—appealing (adj): attractive or interesting.

—enduring (adj): lasting for a long time. 【en】putinto【dura】lasting

—aspect (n): a particular part of feature of a situation, an idea, a problem,etc.


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