a thief, a criminal, to scream, wicked, at the top of one’s voice, stupid;
a company, poetry, exact (exactly), to act, to earn, a teenager, as you please, for a while;
the top of the hill, a bank of the river, exactly, a glove-maker, a twin;
a deer, pleased, for a while, to scream at the top of one’s voice, to earn the girl’s love.1
1 to earn the girl’s love — завоевать любовь девушки
4. Remember the forms of these verbs in past simple and say what your friend did for a while yesterday.
Example: Peter woke up, lay in bed for a while and then got up.
To lie in bed, to draw pictures, to look for pens and pencils, to build up a toy castle, to keep silent, to learn a poem by heart, to make supper, to ride a bike, to write poetry, to read a novel, to stand on one’s head, to speak on the phone, to swim in the lake.
5. Nick has a large family. His father is a builder, his mother is a cook, his uncle is a bus driver, his aunt is a dressmaker, his granny is a shop assistant at the baker’s, his granddad is a journalist. Nick’s elder sister is a ballet dancer. Nick himself is an actor. Say how they all earn their living.
Example: Nick earns his living by acting in a theatre.
6. Open the brackets and make the dialogue complete.
An Interview With The Headmaster
Interviewer: Excuse me, may we (ask) you a few questions?
Headmaster: All right. Go ahead.1 Can you (speak) English?
Interviewer: I’m afraid my English is not very good but I’d like all the pupils of the school (speak) good English.
Headmaster: What were your favourite subjects and what subjects did you not (like) at school?
Interviewer: Do you expect me (name) all the subjects? Oh, no. We would like you (mention) only a few.
Headmaster: I liked French, literature and economics. I didn’t like maths and physics.
Interviewer: What did you want (be) when you were a boy and what did your parents want you (become)?
Headmaster: I wanted (become) a teacher. And so did my parents as both of them were teachers.
1 Go ahead. — зд. Ну что же, давайте, (разг.)
7. Look through the “Interview with the Headmaster” (ex. 6). Imagine you have read it in your school newspaper. Tell your friends who haven’t read the newspaper about the interview.
8. Work in pairs. Make up your own interview with a school headmaster and find out:
what he/she would like his/her students to know and/or to do;
where he/she would like them to travel;
why he/she would like them to visit these places;
what he/she wouldn’t like them to do;
what book he/she expects his/her students to read;
what languages he/she expects them to learn;
what kind of people he/she wants his/her students to become.
9. Express the same in English.
Тереза хочет, чтобы близнецы помогли ей по дому.
Учитель не ожидал, что его ученики так полюбят поэзию.
«Я не хочу, чтобы ты кричал изо всех сил», — сказала мама сыну.
Мы бы хотели, чтобы вы немного (некоторое время) погуляли на берегу реки.
Никто не ожидает, чтобы подростки зарабатывали себе на жизнь.
Мне бы не хотелось, чтобы ты читал криминальные рассказы.
Родители У. Шекспира хотели, чтобы он стал перчаточником?
Ты действительно ожидаешь, что в нашем лесу скоро будет много оленей?
Я не хочу, чтобы ты дружил с этим противным мальчишкой.
Я ожидаю, что ты будешь поступать по своему усмотрению (as you please).
Мы не ожидали, что она пригласит столько гостей на свой день рождения.