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The Avengers

The Avengers

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The Avengers movie worksheet for esl teacher resources. Get more creative worksheets at getenglishlessons.com
The Avengers movie worksheet for esl teacher resources. Get more creative worksheets at getenglishlessons.com

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GetEnglishLessons.com (source: marvel.com/ universe)__________________
 Anthony "Tony" Stark was the son of the owners of the prominent US firm, Stark Industries. As aboy, Tony was fascinated with building and controlling machines. At the age of 15 Tony entered theundergraduate electrical engineering program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),and graduated with two master’s degrees by age 19. Tony went to work for Stark Industries, butshowed more interest in living a reckless playboy lifestyle than using his engineering skills. At theage of 21, Tony inherited Stark Enterprises when his parents were killed in a car accident secretlyorchestrated by rival corporation Republic Oil.When Tony was attending a field test at one of his international plants, he was attacked by a gangof terrorists. He was taken back to Wong-Chu’s camp. There, Tony shared a cell with Professor HoYinsen, a world-famous physicist. Wong-Chu demanded that the two scientists develop advancedweaponry for their forces. Tony then proposed they created one of the battlesuits he had beendeveloping. The armor was equipped with crude magnetic for defense. Tony went into battlewearing it and tore Wong-Chu’s camp apart. At first, Tony found his new life a torment; his armor’s chest plate had to be worn constantly andrequired frequent recharging. Later on, Tony worked to improve the armor.
Steve Rogers was a fine arts student growing up during the GreatDepression. His alcoholic father died when Steve was a child, and hismother passed away from pneumonia after he graduated high school. Inearly 1940, Steve attempted to enlist in the army. Failing to pass physicalrequirements, he was invited to volunteer for Operation Rebirth, a projectintended to enhance US soldiers to the height of physical perfection via theinventions and discoveries of Professor Abraham Erskine. Rogers acceptedand became the first test subject. After injections and ingestion of the "Super Soldier Serum," Rogers was exposed to a controlled burst of "Vita-Rays"that activated and stabilized the chemicals in his system. The processsuccessfully altered his physiology to the maximum of human efficiency,including greatly enhanced musculature and reflexes. Soon, he startedwearing a costume based on his own design modeled after the Americanflag. ___________________ Robert Bruce Banner was the son of an alcoholic who deeply hated him. Banner's mother showedmuch affection for her child, who returned her love. His father, Dr. Brain Banner was an atomicphysicist who worked on producing clean nuclear power as an energy source which cause Bruce tohave mutated genes. Bruce had showed signs of high intelligence at an early age. Once Bruce’smother intervened on a fight with his father and Brian murdered her. As a child Bruce, developed a split personality to help deal with his pain and rage. Bruce found ithard to develop friendships and often found himself receiving physical abuse of school bullies. Onesuch incident sparked him to build and plant a bomb in the basement of his school. Bruce wasexpelled, but the military took notice of his genius. Eventually, Bruce earned a doctorate in nuclear physics and started a career with them.Supervising the trial of an experimental gamma bomb in the U.S. Defense Department at a nuclear research facility in New Mexico, Bruce selflessly rushed to the rescue of an ignorant teenager whohad wandered onto the testing field. After shoving young boy to safety in a nearby ditch, Bruce wasstruck by the bomb blast. He survived, but was irradiated by the deadly gamma energy. At first, Banner would transform into the brutish gray creature only at sunset, and revert to humanform at dawn. Eventually, his changes came to be triggered by the release of adrenaline when hewas intensely excited, no matter what time of day.
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