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42. Imagine that you are talking to a boy or a girl from Great Britain. These are the things you want to find out. Ask questions politely and let your partђ ner answer them in a proper manner.
43. A. Complete the sentences using the missing prepositions.
¬. Express the same in English.
1 to bite (bit, bitten) Ч кусать
44. A. Read and guess what the words in bold type mean.
Rachel has a new stripy blouse. The stripes on her blouse are black and white.
Condensed milk is sweet milk which is thickened by taking away some of the water. It is usually sold in tins.
B. Look the words up to make sure that you have guessed right.
45. Read the words, look them up and then study the word combinations and sentences to know how to use them.
gloomy (adj): gloomy weather, a gloomy day, a gloomy sky. A gloomy person, a gloomy face. Nobody wanted to leave the house on a gloomy day like that. If you say that the sky is gloomy, you mean that the sky is covered with clouds. On that day John looked gloomier than usual,
particular (adj): a particular thing, a particular person, a particular place; in particular, nothing in particular, nobody in particular. This particular story is very difficult to read. Let me ask you about one particular student in your class. Are you looking for anything in particular?
kindly (adj): a kindly woman, a kindly smile. Someone who is kindly is kind and caring. She smiled at us with a kindly smile. The kindly old woman let the boy stay in her house,
anxious (adj): an anxious face, an anxious look, an anxious person, to be anxious about sth. LetТs go home: Mother will be anxious. Why do you look so anxious? Is anything wrong? Do you know that Martin is very anxious about his job?
fussy (adj): a fussy woman, a fussy parent, to be fussy about sth. Fussy people are difficult to please. I hope the little girl is not fussy about her food. Ч Tea or coffee? Ч IТm not fussy.
to promise (v): to promise sb a present, to promise to come home early. Did father promise to take us to the circus on Sunday? The child promised to behave well. Ч Say that you promise. Ч OK, I promise.
a promise (n): to make a promise, to break a promise, to keep a promise. He is always making promises and then breaking them. Ч Are we going to the stadium to watch a football match on Friday? Ч Yes, itТs a promise,
solemn (adj): solemn words, a solemn speech, solemn music, a solemn promise. His words sounded so solemn, that I believed him. I give you a solemn promise that IТll come back and help you.
solemnly (adv): to speak solemnly, to nod solemnly, to move solemnly
tremendous (adj): a tremendous idea, a tremendous scene, a tremendous party. We walked through the forest of tremendous old trees. What tremendous news! Have you ever seen such a tremendous view before?
to wave (v): to wave oneТs hand, to wave to/at sb, to wave in the wind. We waved at our friends from the train. Mother waved goodbye to us from the window,
to seem (v): to seem nice, to seem important, to seem like a good idea. The temperature seems lower than it is. The medicine seems to be very helpful. The story seems interesting, doesnТt it?
to murmur (v): to murmur sth. If you murmur something, you say it very quietly, so that not many people can hear what you are saying. The frightened boy could only murmur his name to the teacher.
to mumble (v): to mumble sth. If you mumble, you speak very quietly and in such a way that your words are difficult to understand. Stop mumbling, please. He mumbled something in answer to my question,
to bend (bent, bent) (v): to bend down, to bend over sth, to bend oneТs head. She tried to warm her hands bending over the fire. The boy bent his head, but said nothing. The strong wind made the flowers bend to the ground,
a paw (n): a catТs paw, the paw of a dog. They called their cat Socks because it was a black cat with white paws. Tigers have paws,
weight (n): the weight of the roof, 20 kg in weight, to be of the same weight. Fd like to know the weight of the vegetables. Bananas are usually sold by weight. To put on weight, to lose weight. If you want to lose weight, you should eat less.
to weigh (v): How much do you weigh? Do you weigh 60 kilos? He weighed the stone in his hand.
46. A. Form the adverbs from these adjectives and give their Russian equivalents.
gloomy Ч gloomily
anxious Ч ?
tremendous Ч ?
B. Use these word combinations in sentences or situations of your own.
to look at someone gloomily; to say something gloomily; particularly good; particularly difficult; to wait anxiously for someone; to look for something anxiously; to speak solemnly; to promise solemnly; to miss someone tremendously; to work tremendously hard; to check the luggage fussily; to speak fussily
47. A. All the words on the blackboard describe speaking. Put in the missing letters and get the list of УspeakingФ verbs. Check yourselves with the help of the recording, 21.
B. Below you can read the conversation between a schoolboy, Nigel , and a terrible schoolteacher, Miss Trunchbull.1 The dialogue comes from the book УMatildaФ by Roald Dahl. Fill in the blanks with the verbs from task A. Use every verb at least once.
1 the Trunchbull Ч прозвище учительницы
The Trunchbull, who never (1)... quietly to children, began to walk slowly along the rows of desks inspecting the hands. All went well until she came to a small boy in the second row.
УWhatТs your name?Ф she (2)...
УNigel,Ф the boy (3)...
УNigel Hicks,Ф the boy (4)...
УNigel Hicks what?Ф the Trunchbull (5)... at him. She (6)... so loudly that she nearly blew the little boy out of the window.
УThatТs it,Ф Nigel (7)... УOr shall I give you my middle names?Ф She (8)... УWhat is my name?Ф
УMiss Trunchbull,Ф Nigel (9)...
УThen use it when you address me! Now then letТs try again. What is your name?Ф
УNigel Hicks, Miss Trunchbull,Ф Nigel (10)...
УThatТs better,Ф the Trunchbull (11)... him. УYour hands are dirty, Nigel! When did you last wash them?Ф
УWell, let me think,Ф Nigel (12)... . УThatТs rather difficult to remember exactly. I think it was yesterday or the day before.Ф
УYou are hateful!Ф the Trunchbull (13)... УI donТt wish to see any more of you today! Go and stand in the corner on one leg with your face to the wall!Ф She (14)... at the top of her voice.
УBut Miss Trunchbull...Ф the boy (15)...
УDonТt argue with me, boy, or IТll make you stand on your head! Now do as youТre told!Ф
48. Use the words from the vocabulary section instead of the words in bold type.
49. Which of these animals have paws (3), which of them have hooves (1) and which of them have feet (2)?
50. Learn to read these names. Translate them.
Winnie-the-Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Christopher Robin.
51. A. Make sure that you know these words and word combinations. Listen to the text УChristopherТs ToysФ, 22.
¬. Choose the right way to complete the sentences.
a) a year
b) two years
c) three years
a) a friend
b) a neighbour
c) ChristopherТs father
a) a toy
b) an animal
c) an invented character
a) he had eaten a lot
b) he didnТt try hard enough
c) Rabbit didnТt want him to go
a) had a bowl of honey every day b) had some condensed milk every day c) had no meals at all
a) at the same time as
b) earlier than
c) later than
C. Say how much you can remember about the history of Christopher MilneТs toys.
1 a walnut tree Ч грецкий орех (дерево)
52. Express the same in English.
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