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Look at the words below and try to guess their meanings using the the explanations on the left. Write their Russian equivalents in the gaps.




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  1. A Feast of Russian Arts
  2. 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.
  3. A) Read the two texts and translate them into Russian in writing.
  4. A) Write a letter in response stating your agreement or disagreement.
  5. A. Make up short dialogues expressing your opinion, agreeing or disagreeing. Use the prompts given below.
  6. A. Read the text, give the English equivalents for the words in brackets, and single out the main items of the income statement.
  7. A. Read the texts below.
  8. Act out the dialogues below in pairs
  9. Add prefix re-. Translate the new words.
  10. American company having problems with their Finnish acquisition

Words beginning with:

gr- suggest something unpleasant or miserable:

groan-to make a long deep sound because you are in pain, upset, or disappointed; ..

grumble complain in a bad-tempered way;

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grunt make low, rough sounds like pigs do;

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growl - if an animal growls, it makes a long deep angry sound. ............................................................................................

 

sp- have with water, liquids or powders:

spit- to force a small amount of the liquid in your mouth out of your mouth .................

spray send liquid through the air in tiny drops ...........................................

sprinkle - to scatter small drops of liquid or small pieces of something ......................

cl suggest something sharp or metallic:

click-to make a short sharp sound ......

clang make a loud ringing noise

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cip-clop horses go clip-clop on the road

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clank make a dull metallic sound, not as loud as clang.

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wh- suggest the movement of air:

whistle - to make a high or musical sound by blowing air out through your lips ........

whirr to make a sound like a birds wings

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whiz - to move very quickly, often making a sound like something rushing through the air..................................................

Words ending in:

- ash suggest something fast and violent:

smash- to break into pieces violently or noisily

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crash- to strike suddenly violently and noisily

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zzle, -ckle , - ggle suggest something light and repeated:

trickle -if liquid trickles somewhere, it flows slowly in drops or in athin stream .........

giggle laugh in a light or silly way



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sizzleto make a hissing sound like something cooking in fat

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Guess the meanings of these onomatopoeic words.

 

1 The child sploshed through the puddles.

2 If you have a sore throat, try gargling with some salt water.

3 I couldnt concentrate on the play because of the rustle of sweet papers behind me.

4 Speak up. Dont mumble.

5 That step always creaks.

6 He whacked the ball into the air.

 

 

Say what sounds they make.

1 Bees buzz

2 Glasses ..

3 A whip .

4 A fire

5 Cymbals .

6 An apple .

7 A drink

8 A punctured tyre

9 A car

10 Sausages ..

11 A small stick .. when broken

12 A person diving i9nto the sea .

13 Boots in mud .

14 A clock

15 An alarm clock .

16 A champagne cork coming out ..

17 A fan ...



18 Thin metal tubes

 

Complete the sentences with the appropriate form of the verbs in the box.

click whirr sizzle clink groan crash splash trickle

1 She heard his key .. as it turned in the lock.

2 The blades of the helicopter ..noisily.

3 I love to hear sausages .. in the pan!

4 They . the glasses and drank to each others health.

5 There was a terrible car . on the motorway today.

6 Everyone .. with disappointment at the news.

7 The baby loves in its bath.

8 I can feel raindrops . down the back of my neck.

 

 


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