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Английский язык


Let Us Read and Learn

Word Order

10. Put the words in the right order to make sentences.

  1. today / have got / people / a lot of environmental problems.
  2. has canned / a lot of fruit / she / since August.
  3. I / hedges / have never seen / in Australia.
  4. in London / Mike / in 1990 / was born.
  5. attract / the Niagara Falls / a lot of tourists / every summer.


a) before the main verb:

        Nelly often comes home late.
        She sometimes feels sad and unhappy.
        They have just arrived.
        We all live in Moscow.
        They both know English.
        They don’t often go shopping.
        Have you both been to Italy?
        Isn’t still raining?
        Do you also ride home on a bike?
        We have never seen dodos.

b) after the verb “to be”:

She is always on time.
We were not usually late.
Are they all so independent?

Bill is also ill.
Are they both doctors?

11. Use the words from the box and put them in the right places.

  1. My sister borrows books from the local library.
  2. Are they well educated?
  3. People in many countries live in poverty.
  4. Real gentlemen stand up when a woman comes in.
  5. Mary Drake is a congresswoman.
  6. Have you seen skyscrapers?
  7. Do they choose picturesque places for their picnics?
  8. The climate here is humid.
  9. You can’t see big crowds of people on this lonely beach.
  10. Are they fluent in English?


Phrasal Verb to make

  1. to make up — а) сочинять, придумывать, b) гримировать, накладывать косметику
    Come here, children, and listen to my new story. I’ve just made it up.
    They made him up as an old man for the last act of the play.
    to make up one’s face — краситься
    to make up with somebody — помириться с кем-либо
    They kissed and made it up.
  2. to make out — разобраться, понять (с трудом)
    I can’t make out what he is saying.
  3. to make off — быстро уйти, убежать, сбежать
    Where is Jack? — He made off soon after dinner.

12. Complete the sentences using the missing words: up, out, off.

  1. She is a very strange girl, I can’t make her ... .
  2. The boy gave the letter to Sherlock Holmes and made ... .
  3. I don’t like it when young girls make themselves ... .
  4. Do you know what wonderful poem Ted made ... for Christmas?
  5. Please make it ... with your brother. You both look so unhappy.
  6. I don’t believe you. You’ve made it all ... .
  7. Don’t make ... . I’ve got something to tell you.
  8. Let’s make him ... as a pirate, dress him in a pirate costume and ask him to sing a loud pirate song.

13. Express the same in English.

  1. Мы очень скоро помирились и отправились гулять вместе.
  2. Он всегда сам сочиняет песни, а потом сам исполняет их.
  3. Ты не поможешь мне? Я не могу разобрать без очков, что здесь написано.
  4. Она очень молода. Будет трудно загримировать её под старуху.
  5. Ты удрал так быстро, что я не смог попрощаться с тобой.
  6. Что он сказал? Я ничего не понял.

14. a) Read and guess what the underlined word means.

The animals that are now on the earth came from primitive forms.

b) Look the word up to make sure you have guessed right.

15. Read the words, look them up and then study the word combinations and sentences to know how to use them.

extraordinary (adj): an extraordinary life, an extraordinary success. Something which is very unusual is extraordinary. This is the most extraordinary book I’ve ever read.

extremely (adv): extremely well, extremely important, extremely serious. He has always been an extremely serious man.

to surf (v): to go surfing. If you surf, you ride towards the shore on the top of a big wave, standing or lying on a surfboard. Where is the best place to go surfing?

to lay, laid, laid, laying (v): to lay the baby on a bed, to lay the pillow on a sofa. If you lay something somewhere, you put it there carefully. She laid her hand on his shoulder.

lay the table: I always help mother to lay the table before dinner.

lay eggs: Do only birds lay eggs? — Not only. So do reptiles.

to grow up (v): If you tell someone to grow up you tell him/her to stop behaving in a silly or childish way. They grew up in the early days of television.

grown-up (adj): grown-up children.

a grown-up (n): The boys stood laughing while the grownups watched them. I saw a grown-up enter the room.

to resemble (v): to resemble your father, to resemble a situation. Both you and your father resemble uncle Jack. Does the cottage resemble the place where you lived last summer?

a bush (n):

  1. a rose bush, a low bush. A bush is a low plant which is smaller than a tree.
  2. the bush. The bush is the wild, uncultivated area of Australia. I went for a walk in the bush.

bushy (adj): a bushy tail, bushy hair — very thick hair.

to beat about the bush: Stop beating about the bush, tell me exactly what you want,

curious (adj): to be curious to know, a curious child, curious children. Someone who is curious is interested in things and wants to know more about them. Are you curious to know how that old clock works?

graceful (adj): a graceful dancer, a graceful figure. Tigers are very graceful animals. I have never seen anybody who is as graceful as Margaret.

to notice (v): to notice a man, to notice a change in somebody. Suddenly Ralph noticed that it was raining hard. Did you notice a fat man sitting at the front?

a notice (n): In the hall there was a notice which said “Visitors welcome at any time.” suitable (adj): suitable men, a suitable flat, to be suitable for something. Do you think she is suitable for living there? Such flats are not suitable for large families.

to escape (v): to escape from the police, to escape from prison. Even if he can escape, where will he go?

constant (adj): constant success, constant pains, a constant companion. David says he suffers from constant pains in the stomach.

16. Divide the words in three categories (N; V; Adj) and make up your own sentences with them. (Some words can fit both categories.)

Extraordinary, primitive, bush, bushy, graceful, notice, surf, grow up, resemble, escape, suit, suitable, constant.

17. Say:

1) what extraordinary things you know;
2) where people can surf;
3) who lays the table in your family;
4) which of your relatives you resemble;
5) what animals have bushy tails;

6) what people are called curious;
7) if it is good to be curious;
8) what animals can be called graceful;
9) where people can escape from;
10) names of what bushes you know.

18. Look at the pictures and say whichlothes are suitable for:

19. Match the words.

to surf
to notice
to lay
to resemble
to escape
to beat

the difference
about the bush
something that you saw before
on the waves
from prison