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Write out of the film words and phrases with the help of which other personages of the film characterize them throughout the whole film.

 

4. Comment on the following phrases from the film and say who uttered them:

• "Justice plays no part in the law."

• “Flirting is a woman’s trade. One must keep in practice.”

• "Sometimes affection is a shy flower that takes time to blossom."

• "Affection is desirable. But money is absolutely indispensable."

• "Nothing destroys spirit like poverty."

• “The times, the times.”

• “The good desires do not always come to good ends.”

 

5. Watch Episode 1 (the first 8 minutes of the film), answer the questions and do the tasks:

1) Explain the meaning of the following words and expressions and reproduce the situations they were used in:

 

1. a profound mind

2. a treacherous talent

3. to be indispensable to smb’s happiness

4. to abide smth

 

2) What do you know about the Austens?

3) Describe the lifestyle of Jane. What kind of girl was she?

4) Who was Lady Grasham? And Mr.Wisley?

5) What was Jane’s attitude to them?

 

6. Watch Episode 2 (the next 5 minutes of the film), answer the questions and do the tasks:

1) Explain the meaning of the following words and expressions and reproduce the situations they were used in:

 

1. an assault

2. a canker

3. restraint

4. dissipation

 

2) What do you know about Mr.Lefroy? Describe his lifestyle. What kind of man was he?

3) Who was his uncle?

4) What was the punishment to Tom for his dissipation?

5) What have you learned about Henry Austin and John Warren?

 

6. Watch Episode 3 (the next 10 minutes of the film), answer the questions and do the tasks:

1) Explain the meaning of the following words and expressions and reproduce the situations they were used in:

 

1. to embark

2. juvenile

3. self-regard

4. to be accomplished

 

2) Why didn’t Mr.Lefroy appreciate Jane’s talent?

3) What was Jane’s reaction to that?

 

7. Watch Episode 4 (the next 9 minutes of the film), answer the questions and do the tasks:

1) Explain the meaning of the following words and expressions and reproduce the situations they were used in:

 

1. to be mortified

2. to consider oneself a cut above the company

3. restraint

4. dissipation

 

2) What can you say about the balls in the country houses? Describe the ball at the Lefroys’.

3) What games were popular with young people in the XVIII century?

4) What were the intentions of Le Comtesse de Feuillide?

 

8. Watch Episode 5 (the next 18 minutes of the film), answer the questions and do the tasks:

1) Explain the meaning of the following words and expressions and reproduce the situations they were used in:

 

1. besotted

2. flawed

3. to beat smb. to a pulp

4. a booby

5. the butt of jokes

 

2) Why did Jane’s mother insist on her getting married?

3) Why didn’t Jane accept Mr.Wisley’s proposal?



 

9. Watch Episode 6 (the next 10 minutes of the film), answer the questions and do the tasks:

1) Compare the ball at Lady Grasham’s to the ball at the Lefroys’.

2) What did Lady Grasham talk to Jane about? Did Jane agree with her?

3) Do you believe in the sincerity of Tom’s feelings?

 

10. Watch Episode 7 (the next 15 minutes of the film) and answer the questions:

1) Why didn’t Tom’s uncle give him a conceit to marry Jane?

2) Who sent the letter to him?

3) Why didn’t Tom fight for his love?

4) Was Jane offended by Tom’s decision?

11. Watch Episode 8 (the next 10 minutes of the film) and answer the questions:

1) What were the troubles of the Austens?

2) What were they caused by?

3) How did they try to cope with them?

 

12. Watch Episode 9 (the next 17 minutes of the film), answer the questions and do the tasks:

1) Explain the meaning of the following words and expressions and reproduce the situations they were used in:

 

1. an elopement

2. profligacy

3. connubial felicity

 

2) Why did Mr.Lefroy offer Jane to escape? Why did she accept his proposal?

3) Why didn’t Cassandra support her firstly? Why did she change her mind?

4) Why did Jane decide to return home?

5) What did she learn about John Warren?

 

13. Watch the film up to the end and answer the questions:

1) Is the story told in the film a true story of Jane Austen?

2) Which book did she begin writing when she fell in love with Tom Lefroy? Have you read it?

3) Do her books and characters have much in common with her life story and people surrounded her?

4) Read the books “Sense and Sensibility” and “Pride and Prejudice” written by Jane Austen.

5) Retell the content of the film in details using the active vocabulary.

 

 


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