文字稿//Ancient Bows and Arrows Found
Let's pretend… It is 50,000 years ago. You are in Europe. You are a hunter!
You are looking for food. You want to catch a deer. You need meat for your
But deer are fast! What can you do? Throw a rock? No, that wouldn't work.
Ah! How about a bow and arrow? That would work, right?
Bows and arrows are amazing. They are strong!
You can shoot arrows super far! Bows and arrows are perfect for hunters.
Scientists think bows and arrows were used a long, long time ago. But how
Well, some arrowheads in Europe are older than 50,000 years old!
That was a long time ago! But wait! Scientists also think bows and arrows are
even older. People used them in Africa first!
Scientists think people from Africa took bows and arrows to Europe.
And yes, people used bows and arrows to fight too. All over the world, they
used bows and arrows for hundreds and hundreds of years… until there were
But the first use for bows and arrows was hunting food.
And now we know bows and arrows are super old! Older than 50,000 years old!
1 hunter 獵人
I think hunters today should use bows and arrows. 我覺得現在的獵人應該用弓箭。
To catch what? 抓什麼呢？
Fish, maybe. 也許去抓魚。
2. shoot 發射
Shooting an arrow at fish? 對著魚射箭？
That would be too hard. 那太難了。
If the hunter is strong and fast, it should work.
3. hundreds of 好幾百
Perhaps for big animals like a whale. 也許對付像鯨魚那樣的大動物可以。
People hunted whales for hundreds of years. 人類獵捕鯨魚好幾百年了。
4. want 想要
True. But why bows and arrows now? 確實是，但為什麼現在要弓箭呢？
Well, we want to protect the ocean, right? 我們不是要保護海洋？
hundreds of 好幾百
1. What was perfect for deer hunters long ago?
C: Bows and arrows
2. Why were bows and arrows perfect for hunters?
A: They were powerful
B: Deer liked them
C: They looked cool
3. Where were bows and arrows used first?