Task 1. Imagine that you are preparing a project with your friend. You havefound some interesting material for the presentation and you want to read thistext to your friend. You have 1.5 minutes to read the text silently, then beready to read it out aloud. You will not have more than 1.5 minutes to read it.
Birds live everywhere. They vary from pigeons in big cities to penguins in the
Antarctic. However, all birds have similar features. For example, they all have
wings. Still, not all of them can fly. All birds also have feathers. In fact, birds are
the only living animals that have feathers. Birds build nests, in which female birds
Birds are warm-blooded. It means that their body temperature stays about the
same. It doesn’t depend much on the temperature of their surroundings.Mammals, including humans, are also warm-blooded.
Birds have always fascinated people. Many people keep birds as pets. We also
enjoy watching them in the wild or at zoos. In addition, farmers raise chickens,
ducks and geese for their meat and eggs. Also, some people are quite fond ofbird hunting.