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Учебник английского языка
If you want to do something together with a friend, you can put it like this:
And then your friend will probably reply:
— That’s all very well, but I’m really busy tonight.
34. Complete these dialogues.
35. Work in pairs. Invite your partner to some place or decide if you would like to do something together. Do it in a proper manner.
36. Complete the sentences using prepositions with the verb to set.
37. A. Read and guess what the words in bold type mean.
They live in a quiet neighbourhood with good shops. Do the three friends live in the same neighbourhood?
Do your parents give you any pocket money? Children usually spend their pocket money on sweets and ice creams. How much pocket money have you got?
Gerry was a handy boy and knew how to do things about the house. A handy person is good with his hands.
They drove through a deserted village. There were no people about: they had all left the place some time before. The doors and windows of the deserted house were open.
The inhabitants of a place are people or animals who live there. The inhabitants of this town are friendly and polite.
When you greet someone, you show friendliness or pleasure when you meet them. He went to the door to greet his guests. When their father arrived home from work the children ran out to greet him.
The children laughed happily. Their laughter was so loud that it almost woke up their old grandmother. Laughter and applause came from behind the closed door of the classroom.
B. Look these words up to make sure that you have guessed right.
38. Read the words, look them up and then study the word combinations and sentences to know how to use them.
a fair (n): a book fair, a trade fair, a country fair. A country fair is a big market where animals, dairy products, vegetables and fruit are sold.
fortunate (adj): a fortunate event, a fortunate person, a fortunate choice. I have always been fortunate in my friends. Is Martin fortunate enough to have a good job?
unfortunate (adj): It’s unfortunate that you were ill that day.
fortunately/unfortunately (adv): Fortunately no one noticed the broken cup. Fortunately for us the bus came exactly on time. Unfortunately they were late and missed the beginning of the performance.
to mend (v): to mend shoes, to mend the roof of a house. Granny, could you mend these socks for me? Oliver often mended toys for his little brother. We often mend something that has a hole in it. Do you know how to mend a clock?
a bargain (n): a good bargain; to be a real bargain, to make a bargain, bargain prices. Let’s shake hands on the bargain. I promise to keep my part of the bargain. Olga bought ten books instead of five: they were a bargain!
noble (adj): a noble man, a noble profession, noble behaviour, a noble action, a noble character. Someone who is noble is honest, brave and unselfish. In this book you can see the names of the noblest people in our history.
sour (adj): sour fruit, sour milk, sour cream; a sour face, a sour smile, a sour look. These apples are green and taste very sour. Put some sour cream into your soup to make it taste better. She gave me a sour look each time I passed her table. By the boy’s sour smile I understood that something was wrong.
to set (set, set) (u):
a sight (n): a familiar sight, the sight of sth, to be in sight, to be out of sight, at the sight of sth, to come into sight. Mary cried at the sight of the broken toy. There’s paint all over your face. What a sight you are! The sight of the beautiful valley made a great impression on the artist. At lastthe bus came into sight. As soon as the car was out of sight, we walked home.
a tune (n): a merry tune, a sad tune, a new tune, to play a tune. What’s this tune? I can’t remember where it comes from. He walked along the road singing a tune.
to tune (v): to tune a musical instrument, to tune up. Before the performance musicians always tune their instruments. The orchestra were tuning up.
to spread (spread/spread) (v): to spread butter on a piece of toast, to spread bread with jam, to spread news or information, to spread one’s arms or fingers. The news of their marriage spread quickly. Children like toast spread with marmalade. Jack lay on the grass with his arms spread,
to drop (v): to drop a pen, to drop a spoon, to drop a tear. Careful! Don’t drop the plates! Gordon dropped the cup and it broke. His temperature dropped. The apple dropped from the tree to the ground. She closed her eyes and dropped into a chair.
39. Name three things that can be:
Example: Mustard is (can be) bitter.
41. Say what book characters or film characters that you know are noble.
42. A, Look at the pictures and say what the difference is between an American place setting and a British place setting. The words in the box can help you.
1) napkin/serviette; 2) fork; 3) side plate; 4) plate;
В. Explain to someone who doesn’t know how to set the table “in style”. Say what things you use and where you put them. Don’t forget that the table should look beautiful, so think of the colour of the tablecloth and napkins, flowers, candles, etc. (Unit 6, Ex. 74 can also help you.)
1. We repair something that is torn, broken.
2. We repair something that is not working properly.
1. We mend something that is torn, broken (often has a hole in it).
43. Give English equivalents of these word combinations and use them in sentences of your own. Say where you can use both the verbs to mend/to repair.
Заштопать носки, заделать дыру в заборе, починить сломанный стул, починить наручные часы, починить будильник, починить башмаки, заштопать старые брюки, починить радиоприёмник, починить стиральную машину, залатать рубаху, отремонтировать дом, чинить одежду.
to throw = to make something move (on purpose)
to drop = to fall or let fall suddenly (without purpose)
44. Complete the sentences using the necessary forms of to throw or to drop.
1. made of gold (not often used)
2. looking like gold (золотой, золотистый)
1. made of gold
45. Choose the right adjective gold or golden. In some cases both will do.
a ... ring, a ... chain, a ... field, a ... cross, ... hair, a ... watch, ... light, ... sand, ... corn, ... autumn, ... colours of November, a ... crown, ... threads
46. Express the same in English.
47. A. Make sure that you know this word. Listen to the text “A Family of Musicians”, 38.
a music stand — пюпитр
B. Say who in the Parkers family:
C. Imagine that the Parkers were invited to take part in the musical competition one day and think of what happened there.
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