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Complete the following sentences.

1.In front of the house ... . 2.I live in a flat. We have three rooms. They are .... 3. In the middle of the room .... 4. On the walls .... 5. On the left .... 6. To the right of the TV-set ... . 7. Next to the sofa ... . 8. Next to the door ... . 9. In the kitchen ....10. In the bathroom ... . 11. In the study .... 12. Next to the ... there is ... . 13. There is ... between .... and .... 14. To the right of the ... . 15. In the sitting-room ... . 16. Opposite the fireplace .... 17. Under the window ... . 18. In the chest of drawers ....19. In the sideboard ... .20. At the back of the house ....

4. Match the following proverbs and their meanings:

1. East or West, home is best. a) Home is the best, the most pleasant place.
2. Dry bread at home is better than roast meat abroad. b) An Englishman can do as he likes in his own home and nobody may enter it without his permission.
3. There's no place like home. c) Your home (house) is where you are likely to be happiest, especially in comparison with other places you may be at the time.
4. Home is home, though it be never so homely. d) Everything is better when at home.
5. Englishman's home is his castle. e) Home is always dear to everybody whatever it can be.

5. Use prepositions or adverbs:

Mr. Foster is a young man. .He is married and has two children. He plays cricket and football ...his local club and works ...an office. He usually walks ...his office: He has lunch ...a small restaurant ...his office.

Mr. Foster's .office is not very large. There is a desk ...it and some chairs. ...the desk there is a shelf ...books and ...the centre ...the room there is a table. There is a vase ...flowers on it. ...the walls ...his room there are some pictures and a map.

...his desk there is a box ...which there are some old Roman coins; nobody uses them for money now. Mr. Foster collects them.

6. What are the English words for these common objects that you can find in most houses? Choose the correct item:

  Things in the house
1. Where you hang your clothes TV set
2. More than one person can sit on this, comfortably, perhaps to watch television desk
3. Where you keep milk, butter and other foods cold mirror
4. Where you keep plates, cups - or almost anything carpet
5. Where you keep paper and pens, and write letters refrigerator
6. Where you bake cakes, biscuits, etc. wardrobe
7. When you look at this flat piece of glass, you can see yourself reflected in it Clock
8. A thing that shows you the time sofa
9. A thick flat piece of cloth which you use to cover the floors and stairs oven
10. Usually you switch on and watch and listen to different programmes cupboard

7. Use "some," "any," ``no'':

1.I want to show you ... pictures. 2. There is ... coffee at home. 3. Are there ... bookshelves in your study room? 4. There are... English students in our University. 5. Are there ... newspapers on his desk? 6. Have you got... children? 7. Jane has ... brother or sisters. 8. Has he got ... French magazines at home? -- Yes, he has.... 9.I have... friends in Britain. 10. We have ... pets at home.

8. Use "some," ``any,'' "no," "something," "anything," "nothing, " "somebody," "anybody," "nobody":

1. Do you have... classes today? -- No, we have ... classes on Saturday. 2. Have you got... questions? 3. I want to tell you ... interesting about our friend Sally. 4. Is there... interesting in today's paper? 5. Come here, I'll show you... pictures of our country house. 6. There is... in the fridge. Go and get... food. 7. Do you know ... in that house? 8. Hi! Is there ... in the house? -- No, I'm afraid, there is .... . -- Let's go and see.



9. There is light in the flat. ... is at home. 10. ... knows their new address.

9. Use "much," "many," "little," "few":

1. I am busy now. I have ... time: 2. We know ... English and American songs. 3. There is not ... milk in the fridge. 4J There are ... rooms in the house. 5. Does she read ... ? 6. Are there ... bedrooms in your house? 7. ... people know Chinese. 8. ... people learn English. 9. Nick has ... English books but very ... Russian books. 10. There is... light in that room, because there are... windows in it. 11. She talks ..., but does.... 12. Is there ... or ... furniture in your new flat?

10. Use "few", "little," "afew," "a little":

There is ... light in the bathroom. It is dark. 2. We have ... relatives, only a grandmother and an uncle. 3. I know ... people who like to stay at home. 4. We have very ... time. 5. There are... rooms in their flat. 6. He speaks Chinese... and knows ... words in Japanese. 7. Wait ... . 8. Has he got many English books? -- No, only....

Translate from Russian into English.

1. Я живу в большом новом доме. 2. Перед домом есть небольшой сад. 3. Дом мне нравится, а сад - не очень. Мне нравятся большие сады с фруктовыми деревьями. 4. Наша квартира хорошая. Она большая и уютная. 5. Отрава стоит большой диван. 6. В центре комнаты -- большой круглый стол. 7. Слева стоят пианино, два кресла и торшер. 8. На стене три картины и большие настенные часы. 9. Мы обедаем в столовой. 10. Рядом с пианино стоит большой книжный шкаф с русскими и английскими книгами. 11. В гостиной два больших окна. 12. На столе ваза с цветами. 13. Комната вашего друга большая? - Нет, она маленькая, но очень светлая. 14. Какого цвета стены в вашей гостиной? - Они желтые. 15. Где ваш стол? -- Он у окна. 16. На каком этаже ваша квартира? -- На третьем. Мне не нравятся первый и последний этажи. 17. Окно моей комнаты и балкон выходят на южную сторону. Я наслаждаюсь прекрасным видом на сад. 18, Разве ты не знаешь, что Джек уехал из Лондона в Нью-Йорк? - Нет, Когда он уехал? - На прошлой неделе. 19. В какой из комнат вы обычно принимаете гостей? - В гостиной. Там уютно, светло и удобно, так как в этой комнате имеется все необходимое. 20. На столе около окна стоят часы. 21. В моём столе ничего нет. А на твоём столе есть что-нибудь? 22. Все картины, которые вы видите в этой комнате, написаны моим другом. Он художник. Он дарит мне свои картины в каждый день моего рождения. 23. В мире существует множество различных домов и строений на любой вкус. 24. Вам нравятся многоэтажные дома? -- Что касается меня, я предпочитаю небольшой одноэтажный домик на окраине города любому многоэтажному дому в центре. 25. Большинство англичан живет в маленьких домах, расположенных близко друг к другу.

Read and retell the stories

Why was She Angry?

A young man was in love with a beautiful girl. One day when they were working in the park near the girl's house, she said to him, "Tomorrow is my birthday, will you come and have dinner with me?"

"Of course, I shall," said the young man, "and I'll send you red roses, one rose for each year of your life."

The same evening the young man went to a florist's. As the girl was twenty years old, he paid for twenty roses and asked the florist to send them to the girl's house the next day.

He left her address and a letter full of love.

The florist knew the young man very well because he often bought flowers in his shop. The florist thought, "The young man is a good customer, my price for the roses is too high, I'll send thirty roses instead of twenty.". And he did so. In the afternoon when the young man came to see his girlfriend, she didn't want to speak to him. He was very unhappy and went back home. But he never knew why she was so angry with him.

As Cool as Cucumber

In 19611 was spending my summer holidays in Oxford. It was 15 years since 1 had last been there and I was dying to find out how the English way of life had changed since the end of the war.

It was with great pleasure that I accepted the invitation of an Oxford professor to go and see him at his house just outside the town.

Knowing how curious I was, he showed me into his kitchen, bathroom, lounge, sitting-room, dining-room, and study, where there was one of the biggest collections of books I had ever seen. Next we took a walk round the garden and then we went upstairs.

He showed me into his bedroom, running water and electric heater inclusive, and to other bedrooms intended for casual visitors.

- And that's the door to my wife's bedroom - he said - walk right in.

I did. What I saw there made me take a step back, but it was too late... The professor had followed me and presently he was looking at his wife in the arms of a bullnecked fellow... About 30 seconds passed and then he said -

- This is my wife, and mis is Mr. Nipper, a friend of the family.

As I was shaking hands with the professor's wife I kept looking at my host. He was as cool as cucumber, though a trifle pale...

Next the professor and I went downstairs to the sitting-room, and as I watched him fill the glasses, I could not help thinking about the chap upstairs,

- But what about Mr. Nipper? -1 burst out at last. The professor raised his glass and said icily -

- My dear fellow, Mr. Nipper doesn't drink...

( from Shaggy Dog Stories )

     


UNIT FOUR

TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT?

Topic: Meals

TOPICAL VOCABULARY

food пища; питание; еда
cuisine кухня (кулинария)
keep fit быть здоровым
to be on a slimming diet быть на диете для похудения
overeat переедать
meal приём пищи (завтрак/обед/ужин)
to have a meal есть, поесть
S porridge каша
cornflakes кукурузные хлопья
cereal овсяная каша
bacon бекон, копченая свиная грудинка
bacon and egg(s) яичница с беконом
ham окорок; ветчина
eggs яйца
boiled egg вареное яйцо
scrambled egg(s) яичница-болтунья
ham and egg яичница с ветчиной
toast гренок; тост
rolls булочки
jam варенье; джем
marmalade джем (апельсиновый или лимонный)
vegetables овощи
dessert (sweet) десерт, сладкое (блюдо)
have a snack/ bite перекусить
a snack bar закусочная, буфет
taste пробовать; вкус
to one's taste по вкусу
Tastes differ. О вкусах не спорят.
tasty вкусный
eat out есть "вне дома"
restaurant ресторан
to be thirsty хотеть пить (испытывать жажду)
to be hungry хотеть есть, быть голодным
for the first/ second course на первое/второе блюдо
to clear the table (to take away the dirty dishes) убирать со стола (грязную посуду)
to sit down to table сесть за стол
Help yourself to... Угощайтесь ...
Have some more... Возьмите (поешьте ещё)...
prefer smth. to smth. предпочитать что-либо чему-либо
orange juice апельсиновый сок
salad салат
soup суп
clear soup бульон
the main course основное блюдо (второе)
roast beef (lamb) жареная говядина (баранина)
beef-steak бифштекс
mutton chop баранья отбивная
pork chop свиная отбивная
fish and chips рыба с жареным картофелем
cod треска
herring селедка
salmon лосось
fried (baked) potatoes жареный (печеный) картофель
mashed potatoes пюре
beans (peas) горошек (горох)
lettuce зеленый салат
cucumber огурец
tomato помидор
apple tart яблочный торт
plum pudding сливовый пудинг
fruit salad фруктовый салат
ice-cream мороженое
wine вино
beer пиво
claret (сухое) красное вино
English tea чай с молоком
Russian tea чай с лимоном
bread and butter бутерброд
to lay the table накрывать на стол
I'd (should) like smth. (to do smth) Мне бы хотелось ...
What about...? Как насчет ...?
It is high time (to do smth.) Давно пора ...
What do you say to ... ? Что вы скажете насчет ... ?
Could you pass me ...? Передайте, пожалуйста ...
Anything else? Что-нибудь ещё?
76. It's delicious. Очень вкусно.

Some Good Rales

1. Appetite comes with eating.

2. A hungry man is an angry man.

3. When wine is in, wit is out.

4. Eat at pleasure, drink with measure.

5. An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

English Meals

Frankly we, the British, are often criticised for the foodwe have, our cuisinedoesn't enjoy the best of reputations in the world.

I, for one,think that food is not so important. The main problem is not to eat too much to keep fit.

Being Miss England, certainly, means being slim. I have to be on a slimming diet.Though "have to " is not the right word.

I enjoy my diet. My mottois: "We don't live to eat, we eat to live."

I believe a lot of people in this country are constantly overeating.Most of them have four good mealsa day.

And the famous English breakfast! It is often called a cooked breakfast or a big breakfast which it really is.

Can you fancy eating at a time porridgeor cornflakesor some other kind of cereal, baconor bam, eggs, toasts, rolls, jamor marmaladeand tea or coffee to finish with? It's too much of a good thing, isn't it? I prefer continental breakfast, that is just a cup of coffee and a roll. Now many people in Britain have the same specially on weekdays when they are hurrying to their work.

The English day-time meal is called lunch and it usually consists of two courses: a meat or a fish dish, vegetablesand dessert.Some people though don't eat much at lunch, they may just have a snackin a snack-baror a cafe.

Many books on Britain write about the famous 5 o'clock tea, saying that the British always have tea at this time. I should say in reality not many people can follow the tradition as they are busy at work or elsewhere. So they have to adjusttheir tea-time to their daily schedule.

We, the. Britons, are great tea-drinkers. We drink it even when watching television. Not long ago I saw an advertisement "Join the TeaV-set." By the way, do you know that the British like taking their tea with milk? Tasteit, I'm sure you will like it.

In the evening at 7 or 8 o'clock people in England have their last but not the least meal of the day. If the late evening meal is light, it is called supper. But if you take something substantial, then we call it dinner. We don't often eat soups, but if we do, that would most often be at dinner time.

I should say the British people do not eat oatas much as other Europeans do, still many of them would enjoy a dinner at a restaurant.Today the number of people eating out has increased.

But the most popular place for a drink and achat is a pub. And that's where I am inviting you now. Shall we go?

EXERCISES

1. Complete the following sentences:

1.I should like ... .2. Let me .... 3. Be a good girl and .... 4. Why don't you ...? 5. Will you give me ... . 6.1 am afraid .... 7. I dont think he .... 8. What about ...? 9.1 think, it's high time to ... . 10. Well, I see you are ready ... . 11. Would you like ...? 12. What do you say to ...? 13. Will you pass me ..., please? 14. Let's start

with ... . 15. As forme ... . 16. Let us___17. Pass me ..., please. 18. Could you give

me ...? 19. Do you like ...? 20. Do you think ...? 21.1 prefer .... 22. Hurry up! It's time to ... .23. Don't you think ...?24. To my mind ... .25. It seems___

2. Here are some proverbs connected with food and eating. Match the proverbs and their meanings:



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