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25. Work in pairs. Ask each other questions to get more information about a) George Washington; b) Abraham Lincoln. One of you should use the tables below and the other the tables in ex. 30.

a) George Washington

Born

February 22, 1732

Birthplace

?

Parents

Augustine and Mary Ball Washington

Occupations

?

Married

Martha Custies, 1759

Children

?

Age when he became President

57

Died

?

b) Abraham Lincoln

Born

?

Birthplace

near Hodgenville

Parents

?

Occupations

lawyer

Married

?

Children

four sons

Age when he became President

?

Died

April 15, 1865, age 56

26. Say all you can about a) George Washington; b) Abraham Lincoln.

27. What other US presidents do you know? What do you know about them?

28. a) Match the portraits of American presidents with their names and the information about them.

b) Imagine that someone asked you to tell him about one of these presidents. Tell him all you can.

a) Bill Clinton b) John F. Kennedy c) Abraham Lincoln d) Thomas Jefferson e) George Washington f) Franklin D. Roosevelt

А

Born: February 12, 1809.
Died: April 15, 1865.
Occupation: lawyer.
Important event in his term: Civil War.
Interesting fact: the tallest president (6,4 feet = 1,95 metres).
The 16th American president.

В

Born: May 29, 1917.
Died: November 22, 1963.
Occupation: politician, writer.
Important event in his term: Cuban Crisis.
Interesting fact: got a prestigious prize for newspaper writing; was the youngest person ever elected president.
The 35th American president.

С

Born: April 13, 1743.
Died: July 4, 1826.
Occupation: lawyer, inventor.
Important event in his term: Louisiana Area was bought from France.
Interesting fact: had a nickname “Red Fox” (can you guess why?).
The 3rd American president.

D

Born: February 22, 1732.
Died: December 14, 1799.
Occupation: planter, soldier.
Important event in his term: Bill of Rights was written.
Interesting fact: the only president who didn’t live in the White House.
The 1st American president.

E

Born: August, 1946.
Died:
Occupation: university lecturer, lawyer, governor.1
Important event in his term: a terrorist air attack at the World Trade Centre in New York (September, 2001).
Interesting fact: didn’t want to serve in the Vietnam War; can play the saxophone.
The 42nd American president.

F

Born: January 30, 1882.
Died: April 12, 1945.
Occupation: lawyer.
Important event in his term: World War II.
Interesting fact: the only president who served 3 terms.
The 32nd American president.

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29. Say if you know the name of the Russian President. Who was the first Soviet President and when? When did Boris Yeltsin become President of Russia? Who is President of Russia now?

30. See ex. 25.

a) George Washington

Born

?

Birthplace

Bridges Creek, Virginia

Parents

?

Occupations

land measurer, soldier, planter

Married

?

Children

Martha’s two children by her first marriage, no children of his own

Age when he became President

?

Died

December 14, 1799, age 67

b) Abraham Lincoln

Born

February 12, 1809

Birthplace

?

Parents

Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln

Occupations

?

Married

Mary Todd, 1842

Children

?

Age when he became President

52

Died

?

* * * * * Let Us Write * * * * *

31. Do ex. 6, ex. 8, ex. 9, ex. 10 in writing.

32. Express the same in English.

  1. Пётр сказал, что никогда не уважал таких людей.
  2. Нелли спросила, когда мой дедушка пойдёт на пенсию.
  3. Джон хотел знать, робкая ли у меня сестра.
  4. Боб сказал мне, что никогда прежде не жил в бедности.
  5. Дети сказали отцу, что они доверяют своему новому другу.
  6. Дэн попросил меня подтолкнуть велосипед.
  7. Она сказала, что всегда пытается приободрить своих учеников.
  8. Анна добавила, что проработала в гостиничной службе восемь лет.
  9. Ты помнишь, что я просил тебя не стрелять?
  10. Она сказала, что не воспользовалась этой возможностью (этим шансом).

33. Look at the words again and get ready to write a spelling quiz on them.

a lady, a gentleman, honesty, militia, a storyteller, m educated, major, faraway, horseback, a chance, private, to shoot (shot, shot), to measure, trust, a service, a respect, wisdom, an event, shy, to retire, a crowd, to push, poverty, a stepmother, to encourage, to borrow

* * * * * Let us listen and Discuss * * * * *

34. a) Make sure you know these:

to do sightseeing — осматривать достопримечательности
greedy — жадный, скупой

b) Listen to the tape, ИЗ 67, and say which of these sentences are not true and correct them.

  1. Henry was an officer in the US Army.
  2. Henry went to London to get educated.
  3. In London Henry went to visit his friend who was a doctor.
  4. Dr Martin Smith was a very good doctor.
  5. Dr Smith’s patients paid him fifty pounds for their first visit.
  6. Henry decided to save five pounds.
  7. The doctor explained to Henry that he had to take five different medicines.

35. Listen to the story again and answer the questions.

  1. What was Henry’s occupation?
  2. How well did Henry shoot?
  3. Where did Henry decide to go once?
  4. How did he feel in London?
  5. What did Henry ask the clerk at the hotel?
  6. Why did the clerk recommend Henry Dr Martin Smith?
  7. How much did the patients pay for their visits when they came to Dr Smith?
  8. Why did Henry say he had already visited Dr Smith?
  9. What did the doctor tell Henry to do?
  10. Do you think the doctor’s advice will help Henry to recover?

36. Tell the story “How He Saved 5 Pounds” to your friends.

 

 

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