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  1. A. Complete the sentences according to the information in the text.
  2. A. Complete the sentences with the comparative forms of the adverbs in the box.
  3. A. Read and translate the text.
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So far, the Russian government official implied,….

These days, however,…

Not merely from the point of….

While US exports of high technology….


3 a). Form abstract nouns from these verbs:

amount   invest  
expand   cooperate  
scrutinize   replace  
dominate   develop  


3 b). Fill in the gaps with the help of expressions above:

  1. She's sick and we don't have a_______________ .
  2. Afghanistan has significant __________ of undiscovered non-fuel mineral resources according to the U.S. Geological Survey's 2007 assessment.
  3. The actual rate of return on _________ can vary widely over time, especially for long-term ones.
  4. Helen Clark met with President Ali Abdullah Saleh to discuss how the UN can play its part in supporting Yemen to overcome its ___________ challenges.
  5. We need national legislation as one step to protecting our country from economic __________ and environmental destruction by other countries.
  6. NATO _________ risks dividing Europe and increasing the danger of major war in Europe.
  7. In order to satisfy strict____________ , a law must be neither vague nor substantially over- or underinclusive.
  8. While there is a strong element of continuity with previous programmes, this one introduces some new elements intended to facilitate European research______________ .

4 a). Match the words:

1) map out its full potential
2) room for further expansion
3) lop-sided restrictive and discriminatory measures
4) government plans
5) scrutinize by various factors
6) a commodity exchange
7) an overhaul of to advanced technologies
8) gradual exports
9) hampered outmoded industries
10) restrict customers trade
11) penalize by replacement
12) to tap oversight


4 b). Fill in the gaps with the help of the elements or whole expressions given above:

1) A joint initiative by foreign governments and international agencies was launched here on Monday to assist

China's ecologically fragile provinces to ________________to cope with the climate change.

2) The Philippine SNR Coalition started negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement between the Japan and

Philippine governments, protesting against piecemeal job creation for Filipino nurses which they believe to be ____________________ deal."

3) A bill adopted in late 2004 by Zimbabwe's parliament would require the ______________________________of

the nongovernmental organizations activities, causing many NGOs to adopt a "wait-and-see" approach in the


4) To prevent nuke proliferation, NSG members were supposed to closely ___________________ of "trigger list"


5) The Asian Development Bank will help the Government of China __________________________ of NGOs

6) to boost state-led poverty reduction efforts, through a technical assistance grant for US$1 million.

5. Translate the sentences:


Business ties with the US side in this field are rough-and-tumble.

Trade barriers restrict Russian customers to advanced US technologies.

Some Russian enterprises are penalized by restrictive and discriminatory measures.

Russia has yet to tap its full potential in high-technology exports overseas.


6. Are the adjectives lop-sided and unilateral synonyms? Explain the difference between them.

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