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LISTENING AND WRITING

 

Ex. 1. Assignments for oral and written composition.

1. Make up a written plan for a typical weekend of a typical Englishman.

2. Speak about your favourite form of entertainment.

3. Tell your friends about your impressions of a camping holiday.

 

Ex. 2. Write a description of food and eating habits in your country for a foreign visitor.

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Part B

Vocabulary File

The following words are essential for understanding the text and discussing its content. Learn their meaning and pronunciation.

Words and word combination Translation
entertainment, n picnic, n eating out admire, v socialize, v relax, v amuse, v enjoy, v go swimming contact, n maintain ~ leisure time outing, n cancel the ~ pastime, n play tennis recreation, n rest, n have a ~ the right to ~ sightseeing, n see the sights spend the day reading stay indoors going out ~ for a meal ~ for a drink ~ for a company and conversation be a Mozart/theatre lover be mad about be keen on do smth for one’s own enjoyment spend time (on) cost, n price, n value, n store, n mall, n give a discount for bargain, n do (window) shopping discotheque/disco, n street festivity concert, n art gallery exhibition, n restaurant, n café, n bar, n wine ~ snack ~ coffee ~ pub, n participate, v compete, v go in for join in pull out take up get on with put up with make up   For your personal vocabulary ..................................................................................... ..................................................................................... ..................................................................................... ..................................................................................... .....................................................................................  

 

Reinforcing Vocabulary

 

Ex. 1. Consult the dictionary and give the derivates of the following words.

Verb Noun Adjective Adverb
enjoy      
  entertainment    
    admirable  
relax      
      amusingly
  rest    
    priceless  
value      
  participation    
      impractically
  friend    
compete      

 

Ex. 2. Match the following phrasal verbs with their meanings.

1) go in for 2) join in 3) pull out 4) take up 5) get on with 6) put up with 7) make up a) participate, take part b) start a hobby, sport, etc. c) enter a competition d) stop being involved in an activity e) tolerate f) have a good relationship (with) g) become friends again after an arguing

 



Ex. 3. Choose the right word below.

1. Any kind of entertainment where there’s something to watch or look at.

2. Things collected in one place for the public to look at.

3. Place for showing exhibitions.

4. Such things as cinemas, exhibitions, music, etc. all provided in one place, perhaps with bars and restaurant.

5. Place offering different kinds of entertainment such as cinemas, amusement arcades, dancing, etc. often with bars and restaurants.

6. Place providing various kinds of indoors sports.

7. Place for dancing to records – lots of loud music and bright lights.

8. A regular meeting of people with particular interests.

9. Public holiday in England are called.

club, exhibition, show, discotheque, gallery, arts center, entertainment center, sports center, Bank holidays

 

Ex. 4. Why would you go to these places? Match each place with the most likely reason for going there.

a disco, an art gallery, a casino, a concert, a theatre, a zoo, a ballet

1 _________ to see a play 5 _________ to look at the animals

2 _________ to watch people dancing 6 _________ to listen to music

3 _________ to dance 7 _________ to look at paintings

4 _________ to try to win money

 

Ex. 5. Supply the missing prepositions in the following sentences.

in/on/for/with/at/by/inside/back/from

1. I need a suit … everyday wear. 2. These jackets are reduced … price. 3. The assistant advised me to try the coat … . 4. The suit is a little tight … you. 5. He bought many things … mail order. 6. There is normally a label … a jacket. 7. I took it … to the shop to complain. 8. “Is something wrong … it?” he said. 9. I asked … a refund. 10. Before I buy, I look … the shop. 11. I payed the correct money … the cashier … all purchases. 12. You should concentrate … getting fit. 13. The bas weather prevented us … going to the country.

Ex. 6. Remember the most typical collocations with the words cost, price, value, expense and state the difference in meaning.

a) the cost of bread the cost of living the cost of construction at any cost b) to rise in price what's the price of this? at reduced prices price control
c) the value of this discovery the painting of great/no value the suit is good value for money the house is rising in value all the time d) at my public expense at great expense at the expense of one's health travelling expenses

 

Ex. 7. Make two definitions of your own for each of the following shops.

Model: A baker’s is a shop that sells bread.

A baker’s is a shop where you can buy bread.

a chemist’s a jeweller’s a newsagent’s a florist’s a fishmonger’s the jeweler’s perfumery dairy butcher’s

 

Ex. 8. Remember the following.

A packet/bag of frozen peas, a packet/pack of cornflakes, a packet/pack of sugar, a packet /pack of cigarettes, a bottle of oil, a bottle of milk, a box of matches, a box of eggs, a tube of margarine, a tube of tooth paste, a can of lemonade, a jar/pot of jam, a loaf of bread, a tin of tomatoes, a carton of orange juice, a bar of soap.

 


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