Ian is a cowboy. He is a modern cowboy. He doesn’t take cows from one part of the continent to the other. He takes cars from one part of Africa to the other. He buys some trucks in one country. He drives the trucks across half of Africa to another country. This job is very dangerous(危险的). But Ian is not afraid. He needs more people. He gives job to some drivers.
He meets a cameraman, Tim. He shows the real world in his films. They decide to make a film about the journey of trucks. The journey takes thirty days. Ian and Tim travel together. Ian has many problems on the way. The trucks are old and they break down. They need things which Ian cannot buy in shops. They must have good ideas. They also have problems on borders(边界). The officers and police give them problems. But Ian never gives up. In the end, they arrive. Yes, Ian is a real modern cowboy.
1. What does Ian do?
A He is a cameraman.
B He is a cowboy.
C He is a worker.
D He is an actor.
2. How long does they spend in the journey?
A 20 days.
B 30 days.
C 2 weeks.
D 3 months.
3. From the passage, we know that Ian is very _____.
4. What’s the Chinese meaning of the underlined phase “break down”?