Task 9. Make up the dialogues according to the following situations.
1. À Russian specialist is going to work in an international organization.
Mr. Smith, a representative of the organization, interviews him. Mr. Smith has looked through the candidate's papers carefully, but he's still got some questions to ask him. "So you've been a factory manager these last few years," he says. "How many people work under you?" His next questions are, "How do you like your work? " and "What can you say about it?" He also asks the candidate a few questions about his family, his hobbies and his interests. The specialist gives full and interesting answers to all the questions. They thank each other.
2. A representative of a Russian firm talks to a British businessman at an industrial exhibition.
The Russian specialist has just seen some new machines. Mr. Robinson's firm is exhibiting. He thinks the designers have done a good job and congratulates Mr. Robinson on the firm's success. Mr. Robinson can arrange for the Russian specialist to visit the factory which makes the machines and talk to the designers. The Russian specialist asks Mr. Harrison to arrange the visit for some time next week and let him know the exact date by phone.
3. An athlete who's recently won the first prize in an international match gives an interview to a TV man.
John Harris, the interviewer, congratulates Oleg Petrov, the athlete, on his success. Oleg thanks the interviewer. John Harris asks Oleg about his plans for the future. Oleg says he's a bit tired, and wants to have a rest, then he plans to begin preparing (training) for the international games. The interviewer says Oleg has made great progress in the last few years. He's still very young, and it's only a beginning, Oleg says he's going to work very hard. The interviewer wishes him every success in the games.
4. An actor who's won a prize at an international film festival gives a press interview.
A reporter says the actor's done very well and congratulates him on his success. "How many films have you played in?" another reporter asks. The actor' answers he's already played in several films, but this is his first big role." You have had to work very hard, haven't you?" is the next question. The actor says he had to work very hard, but it's all been very interesting. One of the newspaper men asks him about his plans for the future. The actor plans to play a test pilot in a television serial. He's very interested in this work. The reporters thank him and wish him good luck.
Task 10. In what situations would you say the following?
1. Yes, I'd be delighted to accept your invitation. 2. You'll have a chance to meet the rest of my colleagues. 3. Thanks awfully, but I'm afraid I've got a lunch appointment for this time. 4. Yes, that'd be splendid. I'd love to. 5. I'm terribly sorry. I'm booked up for Friday. 6. Good, see you on Sunday, then. 7. I've been waiting to meet you for a long time. 8. When exactly do you suggest I come? 9. It's nice meeting you. 10. I'm so pleased to have met you. 11. I'll get there on my own. 12. I'll call back later. 13. Could I leave a message? 14. I understand we should have invited you a few days ago. 15. Will you speak up, please. 16. Your invitation came at very short notice. 17. Sorry. I'm engaged. 18. That suits me perfectly. 19. It is a credit card call.