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Paraphrase the following sentences using the words in bold.




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  1. A) Draw a family tree for yourself and using the topical vocabulary explain the relationship between your immediate ancestors and any interesting facts about them.
  2. A. Complete the sentences according to the information in the text.
  3. A. Complete the sentences with the comparative forms of the adverbs in the box.
  4. A. Read the text, give the English equivalents for the words in brackets, and single out the main items of the income statement.
  5. A. Role-play the following situation.
  6. A. Say whether the following statements are false or true.
  7. A. Study the following.
  8. Add prefix re-. Translate the new words.
  9. All the verbs in the box relate to legal matters. Use them in the correct forms to complete the sentences.
  10. Answer the following questions.

 

1 You mustnt reveal anything to the press.

allowedYouarent allowed to reveal anything to the press...................................................................

2 They stole jewellery worth $ 2,000,000.

ran

3 She was too young to travel on her own.

old

4 Josh emigrated to Britain. He wanted to start a new life there.

view

5 Whatever you say, you wont change his mind.

what

6 Dont you hate people taking you for granted?

taken.

7 May I take this chair?

mind

8 Although she had a headache, she carried on with her work.

havingDespite

9 It took ten minutes to revive him after he hit his head.

bring

10 Perhaps youll see him later.

may

11 Hungry as I was, I refused the dinner invitation.

though.Even

12 If you exercise more, youll be fitter.

theyoull be.

 

 

²69 ListeningComprehension

A. There is no denying that electronic technologies in general and the computer in particular play an important role in our life. But what about the future? Will their uses be even more relevant to our daily routine? How? Discuss it in pairs.

 

B. You will hear 3 young peoples opinions of the Internet. Before listening, skim the words below and make sure you understand them. Write in the gaps their Belarusian/Russian equivalents.

 

 

the net (coll.) .... to order things on the net an on-line shop to select goods on screen to transmit information to have access to smth irrelevant . to surf the net/Internet fad e-mail - the Internet     - if you buy from an online-shop, you order it on the net     - to choose goods thinking carefully about which is the best, most suitable etc.   - send out electronic signals, messages etc using radio, television, etc. - to have the right to enter a place, use something, see someone etc. Ant. relevant   - to look quickly through information on the Internet for anything that interests you - something that people like or do for a short time, or that is fashionable for a short time. - a system that allows you to send and receive messages by computer ᅳsynonym electronic mail

 



C. Listen the recording and mark how they feel about the Internet. If they feel positive, put a plus (+), if the opinion is negative, put a minus (-).

 

Jake   Liam Caroline  
     

D. Listen to their predictions about the Internet and write them down in brief. Some of them are already done for you.

Jake Liam Caroline
- Itll change our lives for the better. - shopping will be done electronically ........................................ ....................................... ........................................ ........................................ ........................................ - People will become bored with it. ....................................... ........................................ ........................................ ........................................ ....................................... ........................................ ........................................ ....................................... ........................................ ........................................ ........................................ ....................................... ........................................ ........................................ ........................................ ........................................  

 



 

E. Listen to the tape again and, consulting your notes, answer the questions.

1 Which speaker is more enthusiastic about computers?

2 What is his prediction about shopping?

3 What kind of technical problem connected with computers does he mention?

4 Why does he feel optimistic about it?

5 What makes the second speaker less optimistic about the uses of the computer?

6 The last speaker also sounds optimistic, doesnt she?

 


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