‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth' by Jules Verne is an adventure story about a professor, Otto Lidenbrock, and his nephew Axel. After they find a mysterious message from explorer Arne Saknussemm in an old book, they go on a dangerous journey to Iook for the centre ofthe earth. During their adventure, their raft is broken against rocks and they discover an amazing place...
While Hans repairs the raft, Axei and the Professor look around.
1 Professor: Let's explore this area over here!
2 Professor: What’s that noise?
Axel: Quick! Hide!
The men hide behind some bushes.
3 Axel: Look! A man. And huge elephants.
Professor: But, they used to Iive thousands of years ago. When we get home, people will be amazed by what we saw.
Axel: But, will they believe us?
4 Professor: We must get back to Hans and the raft!
Axel: Wait! What's this?
5 Professor: It's a very old knife. It must be Arne Saknussemm's!
The Professor finds initials on a cave wall.
6 Professor: Saknussemm was here! The compass must be broken.
Professor: We found it! This must be the Iast part ofArne Saknussemm's journey!
7 Professor; Quick - iet's find Hans and come back!
1 Look at the pictures and listen to the sounds. What do you think the story is about? Read the plot to find out.