Posted by: crisdiaz24 | April 25, 2017

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE NAZCA LINES – Video Listening

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE NAZCA LINES

  1. The Nazca desert is situated in Southern Peru.
  2. Among the animals depicted in the Nazca Desert, we can see ________________, ________________ and ________________.
  3. These depictions date back to ________________.
  4. The commentator thinks the idea of ancient aliens drawing the Nazca Lines is ________________ to our ancestors.
  5. Some people think that the mountain-like structure with no rubble on it was meant to be a(n) ________________.
  6. This geological structure is known as a plateau, a(n) ________________.
  7. The landscape is made up of a(n) ________________, ________________ surface covered with reddish brown pebbles [1]with a coating [2]of ________________.
  8. The Incas used to make ________________ to several sites they considered ________________.
  9. The straight lines and the animals are considered to be the product of these repeated ________________.
  10. The Incas thought certain animals decided whether or not it would ________________.
  11. The Incas earned the favour of these animal deities by ________________ a large amount of people.
  12. Many of these trophies may have belonged to their ________________ or may have been born to be ________________.
  13. Not only can the Nazca Lines be seen from the air, but they can also be spotted from the surrounding ________________.

[1] Pebble: small rock. Guijarro.

[2] Coating: a layer that covers a surface. Capa.

 

KEY

 

  1. SPIDERS – LIZARDS – FISH – MONKEYS – SHARKS – HUMMINGBIRDS – WHALES
  2. 400 – 600 A.D.
  3. OFFENSIVE
  4. AIRCRAFT RUNWAY
  5. BASIC LAND FORMATION
  6. DRY – HARD – IRON OXIDE
  7. PILGRIMAGES – SACRED
  8. RELIGIOUS MIGRATIONS
  9. RAIN
  10. BEHEADING
  11. ENEMIES – SACRIFICED
  12. FOOTHILLS
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