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Find the words in the text according to their definitions

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  1. A) Practise using the words and word combinations in bold type to make other comparisons between some two-four regions of Russia. Write your best sentences down.
  2. A) Put the words in brackets in the correct places in the sentences.
  3. A. Answer the following questions according to the text
  4. After studying the definitions above, use these new words in the sentences below.
  5. After studying the definitions above, use these new words in the sentences below.
  6. After studying the definitions above, use these new words in the sentences below.
  7. And give their translation.
  8. And give their translation.
  10. Ask other students about their weekends, and complete the chart with different names.

Israeli-Palestinian violence escalates


Fill in the gaps.


Jewish settlers, militants, to claim responsibility, injured, a suicide bombing, a refugee camp


1) Israel is considering a further response to Palestinian _________.

2) A Palestinian sniper shot and killed three ____________ at an army roadblock.

3) On Saturday nine Israels were killed and 35 a)________ in b)___________ in Jerusalem.

4) Israeli tanks moved back into _________ that were the targets of Israeli raids last week.

5) The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade ________________ for the violence.



Pakistan move angers India


To vow, disputed (territory/question), to accuse smb of smth, to escalate (tensions), a foe, to mass troops, to put pressure on, to repulse, to claim (territory)


1) India a)_________ Pakistan___ provocative troop movements near the Line of Control in the b)__________ Kashimir region as tension between the nuclear c)_______ mounted.

2) The Pakistani Army had moved an armored brigade closer to the line dividing the Himalayan territory that has been ________ by both contries.

3) Pakistan has accused India of exploiting the tense situation on its border with Afghanistan by ______________ along its eastern flank.

4) a)_______________ since the American strikes against Afghanistan began, even though the United States has b)_________________ the nuclear foes.

5) The Prime Minister of India and the leader of Pakistan both a)_______ b)__________ any military action by the other.



Chechen warlord in trial for terror


Hostage-taking, justice, in connection with, a prosecutor, on charges of, a rebel, to go/be on trial


1) The Chechen separatist warlord Salman Raduev a)___________ in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan a)___________ terrorism b)__________________ an armed attack that killed 78 people.

2)Mr. R., the most prominent Chechen a)________ to be arrested and tried so far, also faces charges of banditry, b)________________ and plotting murder.

3)The a)___________called the trial “a demonstration of the triumph of b)_________ over terrorism.

Exercise 2.


How are the words collocated? Find the right variants.

1. Responsibility 6. To injure

a) To accept a) Badly

b) To shoulder b) Greatly

c) To reject c) Critically

2. A cabinet 7. To claim

a) To build a) Rightly

b) To elect b) Justfully

c) To reshuffle c) Rightfully

3. An attack 8. A response

a) To make a) Brief

b) To carry out b) Prompt

c) To mount c) Fast

4. A target 9. Tension

a) To meet a) To create

b) To hit b) To give growth to

c) To obtain c) To cause

5. A refugee 10. A dispute

a) To dispatch a) To decide

b) To repatriate b) To arbitrate

c) To expel c) To settle


Exercise 3

Find the words in the text according to their definitions

1) connected with the sum of money one is going to spend

2) to be a sign that something important, and often good is starting to happen, or to make something publicly known

3) a planned group of especially political, business or military activities which are intended to achieve a particular aim

4) happening in the period after war

5) the joining together of different political parties or groups for a particular purpose

6) a person who votes or has a legal right to vote

7) the situation when someone is trying to win something or be more successful than someone else

Exercise 4.


To inflict harm in return for something
Someone who uses violent methods to achieve political or social change
A barrier or barricade on a road, especially one set up by the authorities to stop and examine traffic
A place where refugees live for some time
The capital of Israel
To be harmed or damaged
Someone who shoots in people from a hidden place
A reaction to something
Read the definition and give the answer:


A sudden attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces in warfare
A person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs




b) Give the definition





November; Group №3: Belyakova Nastya, Apalkova Sasha,.; Book: “Reading Newspapers and discussing international politics”; Unit 3,

The material gathered by: Vischnyakova Y, Churkina Natalia, Churkina Julia, Mishurova Evgenia, Michailova Kate

Exercise 1.

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