Учебник для 6 класса
Let Us Read and Learn
Subject1 Complex Object
6. Read the sentences in the tables, give their Russian equivalents and notice the difference.
7. Make up sentences.
8. Say using the phrases on the right:
Example: My parents don’t want me to come home late.
9. Express the same in English.
10. a) Read and guess what the underlined words mean.
b) Look these words up to make sure that you have guessed right.
11. Read the words, look them up and study the word combinations and sentences to know how to use them.
a twin (n): a twin sister, a twin brother. My brother and I look so alike that people often think we are twins. These twins are as like as two peas.2 Have you met my twin brother?
a deer (n): one deer, three deer, many deer. The deer is a grass-eating animal that can run very fast. People say that deer are gentle and kind animals. Do you know that there is a famous Disney film about a deer called Bamby?
to please (v): to please sb, as you please. This new picture pleases me. Stay here as long as you please.
pleased: to be pleased with/about sth, to feel/look pleased. Are you pleased with your new car? I am pleased to see you, Ann. Do you know why John looks so pleased?
stupid, more stupid, the most stupid (adj): a stupid person, a stupid idea, to be stupid, to look stupid, it is stupid of you. What a stupid question to ask! It was stupid of you to put that funny hat on!
a thief — thieves (n): a car thief, jewel thieves.3 A thief has taken my bike. I think I know the thief who has stolen Mrs Richard’s bag.
to scream (v): to scream for help, to scream loudly. People usually scream when they are in pain or very frightened. She screamed when she saw a snake. “Get out of here!” I screamed.
wicked (adj): a wicked witch, a wicked stepmother, a wicked man, it is wicked of you. She played the part of the wicked witch in the school performance. It was wicked of Jane to tell my secret to the whole class, wickedly (adv): She smiled at us wickedly but said nothing.
exact (adj): the exact time, the exact place, the exact route, at the exact moment, to be (more) exact. Can you tell me the exact time? He was looking for the exact word in his vocabulary. Let’s meet at about five, at five fifteen, to be exact.
exactly (adv): Please tell me exactly what you saw. “So she lives in South Cornwall.” — “Exactly.” “I hear that tomorrow you are leaving for London,” she said. “Not exactly. First we are going to Paris for a day or two,” John answered.
to act (v): to act quickly/fast, to act slowly, to act correctly, to act your age, to act on the stage. We’ve talked enough, it’s time to act! A trained dog can act as a guide to a blind4 person. Stop crying like a baby, act your age.
a law (n): to be against the law, to break the law, to make a law, the laws of nature. If you break the law you must expect to be punished. Parking here is against the law. The British Parliament makes laws for the country.
a bank (n): the bank of the river, the left/right bank, a grassy bank, a high/low bank. The town is on high banks on both sides of the river. I got out of the boat onto the bank.
to earn (v): to earn money, to earn 400 dollars a week, to earn one’s living. To earn means to get money for doing work. Working at school she earned 800 pounds a month. What do you do to earn your living?
a top (n): at the top of the page, on the top of the mountain, at the top of one’s voice, at the top of the class. The mountain tops were hidden in mist. Her name is at the top of the page. He is always at the top of the class. He got angry and shouted at the top of his voice.
for a while: I can’t answer your question now, let me think for a while.
12. Guess the meanings of these words and check yourselves. See the vocabulary at the end of the textbook.
13. Complete the sentences. Use the words from ex. 10, ex. 11.
14. Say how they earn their living.
Example: A pilot flies a plane. A dressmaker makes dresses.
16. a) Look at the picture of a theatre hall. What are the Russian equivalents for the words in the picture?
b) Listen to the dialogue, 39, read it artistically and then learn it by heart.
Alice: Are there any seats for Saturday night?
Box-office clerk:1 There isn’t a performance on Saturday.
Alice: Isn’t there? Oh, sorry. My mistake. Then, I’d like to have two seats for Sunday.
Box-office clerk: Would you like them in the stalls?2
Alice: Haven’t you got anything cheaper?
Box-office clerk: Certainly. I’ve got some free seats in the dress circle3 and two seats in the gallery4 which are even cheaper.
Alice: Are there any seats in the boxes?5
Box-office clerk: No, I’m afraid that’s all there is.
Alice: Fine. How much are the seats in the dress circle?
Box-office clerk: Would you like the third row? The seats there are £7.50 each.
Alice: OK, I’ll take them. Here is £15. Thank you very much.
Box-office clerk: There you are. I hope you will enjoy the performance.
17. Think up your own dialogues replacing the underlined words.