Lesson 1 The Middle Eastern Bazaar
Lesson 2 Hiroshima——the "Liveliest" City in Japan
Lesson 3 Ships in the Desert
Lesson 4 Everyday Use
Lesson 5 Speech on Hitler's Invasion of the U.S.S.R
Lesson 7 The Age of Miracle Chips
Lesson 8 An Interactive Life-.
Lesson 9 Mark Twain——Mirror of America
Lesson 10 The Trial That Rocked the World
Lesson 11 But What's a Dictionary For?
Lesson 12 The Loons
Lesson 13 Britannia Rues the Waves
Lesson 14 Argentia Bay
Lesson 15 No Signposts in the Sea
Lesson 16 1776
Appendix I Paraphrase
Appendix II Word-Formation
Appendix III Figures of Speech
Months before enough plutonium was available, a special groupwas assigned the task of preparing the first atomic test. From a militarypoint of view, the explosion meant the dress rehearsal for the realdropping of an atomic bomb on the enemy from the air. Several siteshad been considered and inspected and finally the desert area calledJornada del Muerto （Journey of Death）, part of the Alamogordobombing range in southern New Mexico, was selected in the summerof 1944 with General Groves's approval. It was given the code nameTrinity.
By October 1944 the plans for Trinity Camp were drawn up andtwo months later construction was already completed.
Late at night on July 14, 1945, the work of assembly was practicallyfinished, and "Fat Man"was left on the tower, under armed guard.
General Groves arrived at Trinity Camp Sunday afternoon, July 15,1945. The explosion was set for go at 5:30 a.m.