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9. It was said that you could always find a mug in the city to write a fat cheque _ the production of a play 3. Complete the following:

1. It infuriated her that when she worked herself up into a passion of tears he should sit there quite calmly, with his hands crossed and a good-humoured smile on his handsome face, as though 2. That was a good movement, dear. As if 3. She acted as though 4. And though he never managed to make love convincingly he could carry off a chaffing love scene, making a proposal as if 4. Make up sentences of your own with:

to do ones best; to be of service; to make up ones mind; to commit suicide; to put/set the seal on; to look forward to; to be free of smth; to be delighted with smth;

to waste (on); to get on with; to portray; to belong to; to insist on; in order to; for smbs sake; a monster of vanity.

5.Reproduce the situations in which the words and phrases from the list occur.

6. Translate into English:

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6. ( ).

7. .

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B. Speech Exercises 1. Describe Mrs. de Vries.

2. Discuss the following:

1. The relations between Julia and Michael during the first year of their marriage.

2. What happened to them when the war broke out 3. Why did Julia decide to have a baby 4. Before the end of the war Julia fell out of love with Michael. How did this happen What did Michael look like 5. Describe their new house.

6. Michael returned to the stage a much better actor than he left it. What did he look like 7. Who put up the money to start Julia and Michael in management Why 8. Describe the way Michael ran the theatre and his attitude to authors and actors;

Dolly de Vries and his wife, Julia Lambert.

3. Comment on Julias words:

By God, its grand to be ones own mistress. Do you agree or disagree with her Give your grounds.

4. Compose the dialogue between Michael and Julia about Dolly.

Unit 4: Chapters 10-Vocabulary notes:

1. sling vt 1. infml to throw or drop (smth) carelessly; 2. to hand (smth) over something;

sling n a device which uses a strap or ropes for supporting or carrying objects 2. fidget vi to make continuous small movements which annoy other people 3. bustle vi to do things in a hurried and busy way 4. strip v to remove your clothing or clothing of someone else 5. precede [prs:d] vt to be or go before (smth or someone) in time or space 6. heiress n a woman or girl who will receive or already has received (a lot of) money, property or title from another person, when that person dies 7. profound adj showing a clear and deep understanding of serious matters 8. fidelity [fdlt] n fml honest or lasting support; loyalty 9. amateur [ mt] adj, n 1. (of, by, or being) a person who points pictures, performs plays, etc for enjoyment and without being paid for it; 2. a person without experience or skill in a particular art, sport, etc 10. bubble n 1. a hollow ball of air or gas in a liquid (or sometimes in a solid); 2.

smth which is unsteady, risky to lost;

bubble vi 1. to form, produce or rise as bubbles; 2. to make the sound of bubbles rising in liquid 11. retentive adj able to retain things, esp. facts in the mind;

retain vt slightly fml to keep or continue to have smth 12. beckon v to move your hand or head in a way that tells someone to come hearer 13. crumpet [krmpt] n 1. a small round bread like cake; 2. slang sexually attractive woman (many women consider this word offensive) 14. woebegone [wub n] adj literary looking very sad 15. alimony n a regular amount of money that a court of law orders/a/person, usually the man, to pat their partner after a divorce 16. predatory [predtr] adj having the habit of trying to take other peoples property 17. breeding n 1. the producing of young by animals or plants; 2. the business of keeping animals or plants to obtain new and better kinds for sale; 3. training in good manners, as shown by a persons social behavior 18. loquacious [lukwes] adj fml talking a lot 19. slacken v to make or become slack; reduce in activity, force, etc or in tightness 20. preposterous [prpstrs] adj very foolish or ridiculous A. Training Exercises 1. Look through the chapters youve read and find the sentences with:

a) Modal Verbs followed by Perfect Infinitive b) used to + infinitive Translate them into Russian. Make up your own sentences using the given structures.

2. Give English equivalents to the following words:

; (.); ; ; ;

; (); ; -, -; , (.); ; , ; ; ; , ;

; ; ; ; ; ; -, -;

, ; ; ; .

3. Make up sentences of your own with:

to keep in touch; to let smb do smth; to change ones mind; to be full of; to point at;

on the other hand; to demand on; to go on; to rely on; to encourage; to divide into; to stay with; to put out; to blackmail; to run across; to be willing to do smth; to pick up.

4. Reproduce the situations in which the words and phrases from the list occur.

B. Speech Exercises 1. Introduce the new characters. Give your impression of Charles Tamerley.

2. Discuss the following:

1. Was Julia a talented or successful actress Would you like to be an actress (actor) 2. Explain the meaning of the proverb Dog in the manger and comment on how it can be connected with Julia.

3. Compare Julias mood in the morning with her mood after the incident in Tavistock Square. What was the reason for such a change 4. There was an episode that Julia ought to have been thoroughly ashamed of;

goodness, how scared shed been afterwards, but she had in point of fact never been able to think of it since without a chuckle. What happened to Julia eight years ago 3. Make up key-questions that will cover the contents of the chapters under study.

4. Prove the following facts:

a) Its no good crying over spilt milk;

b) Love and beauty and art; the world well lost;

c) One couldnt only think of oneself, could one One had to think of others too.

5. Who said these words and in what connection Unit 5: Chapters 13-Vocabulary notes:

1. induce vt fml to persuade (someone) to do smth, or to cause smth to happen 2. erase vt to destroy or remove completely 3. reverie n literary (a state or having) pleasant dream-like thoughts 4. seclusion [sklu:n] n 1. quietness and privateness; 2. the act of secluding keeping women away from men 5. undergraduate n a student who is studying for a first degree at a college or university 6. lark n infml smth done as a joke or for amusement; bit or fun 7. bind v to tie tightly or to fasten 8. backgammon [b k mn] n a game for two people in which you throw dice and move circular pieces around a special board with narrow triangular shaped patterns on it 9. buoyant [bnt] adj float; happy 10. cajole [kul] v to persuade by praise or false promises; coax;

cajolery n 11. grudge vt do or give smth very unwillingly 12. consent v, n slightly fml (to give your) permission or agreement 13. slattern n old use a dirty, untidy woman slatternly adj, adv 14. hobbledehoy [hbldh] n old use an awkward or rude young person 15. sophisticated [sfstketd] adj having a good understanding of the way people behave/or a good knowledge of culture and fashion 16. aloof adj unfriendly and refusing to take part in things 17. indiscriminate [ndskrmnt] adj not showing thought or planning, esp. so that harm results; indiscriminately adv 18. shed n a building made of woof for storing things such as garden tools shed vt to get rid of smth not needed or wanted 19. molder vi to decay slowly; to rot 20. demeanor [dm:n] n fml a way of looking and behaving 21. docile adj quick and easy to influence, persuade or control; docility n 22. extempore adj, adv (spoken or done) without time for thought or preparation 23. affability n fml affable adj easy to talk to, ready to be friendly, pleasant A. Training Exercises 1. Find in the text English equivalents for the following words and phrases and reproduce the contexts in which they are used:

o ; ; ; ; ; ;

; ; , ; ; ;

; ; , ;

; ; , ; ; ;

; ; ; ().

2. Look through the chapters youve read and find the conditional sentences and time clauses.

3. Complete the sentences with:

In At On or Nothing 1. What about _ this afternoon 2. All right. Come _ half past five.

3. Roger was seventeen now and _ a year would be going to Cambridge.

4. It would be lovely to go on the river with him _ the morning and _ the afternoon sit about the garden with him.

5. During the holidays she was always acting _ night, and _ Sundays he and his father played golf together.

6. He told Julia at once that he desired to leave Eton _ Christmas 7. _ his seventeenth birthday Julia had given him a very smart roadster.

8. Tom had arranged to come _ the following Saturday 9. _ Next morning while she was having her breakfast Michael came into Julias room.

10. _ the afternoon the three of them went on the river.

11. No one was coming to dinner _ Sunday.

12. She almost wished he wasnt going _ tomorrow so that she could have the pleasure of turning him out bag and baggage.

13. Tom was to go up to town by an early train _ Monday morning.

4. Compose sentences of your own after the model:

1. She was fond of French poetry.

2. How on earth did it get there 3. She couldnt help thinking how absurd she was.

4. He read about grand people in the papers and now and then, at a restaurant or a theatre, saw them in the flesh.

5. He was clever at his business.

6. Its awfully kind of you.

7. He was tempted by the idea of having a flat of his own but the rent, though small, was beyond his means.

8. Julia looked forward to Toms visit to Taplow with excitement.

9. He seems quite capable of amusing himself.

10. He must be entirely indifferent to her.

11. Tom made a great hit with the Dennorants.

12. She was in a black rage.

13. Toms crazy to go.

5. Compose sentences of your own with the following words and phrases:

to keep on doing smth; to look for; to get into debt; to overcome; to persuade; to obsess; to make friends; to be concerned; to be angry with; to carry on; to make a date; to come round.

B. Speech Exercises 1. Speak on the following using words and word combinations given below:

1. The impression Thomas made on Julia in the restaurant: evening clothes; slimness;

shy; slight awkwardness; glory of their glances; a thrill; the innocent passion; tender eyes; scarlet; blue eyes.

2. The way Roger behaved on the first Sunday after his arrival: polite; aloof; to judge;

to lay a part; to accept; seriously.

3. What do people mean when they say an actress has genius: supremacy; notoriety;

luck; generous; sincere; intelligent; modest; to make a fuss of; capacity for insinuating; to combine; recollection; personality; enrich; experience; knowledge of technique; amazing magnetism; to dwell; the popular favourite; the best-dressed woman; a shadow; the substance.

4. The state Julia was in when Tom and Roger went on to Maidenhead to dine and dance: to look at smb helplessly; to make a scene; to smile brightly; hatred; to clench smbs hands; angelic; patience; to wound; a faint sensation of relief; impatient; a brief letter.

2. Comment on the following words. Who said them and in what connection 1. People dont want reasons to do what theyd like to. They want excuses.

2. Well, Ill cook his goose all right. If I havent cooked Rogers goose Ill eat my hat.

3. Compose the dialogue between Tom and Julia (chapter 13).

4. Answer the following questions:

1. Why did Julia enjoy those three hours that she spent in her dressing-room between the afternoon and the evening performances 2. Why did Julia decide to see Tom again What was she going to talk about 3. Julia realized that Tom was a bit of a snob. Prove it. Give your reasons.

4. What did Julia think of Tom His good looks were due to his youth, werent they What did he look like What was he like 5. Julia fell in love with Tom. What was her behaviour like How do you feel when you are in love with somebody 6. Where did Tom live What was Julias impression of his room What did she suggest that he should do Why 7. What did Roger look like 8. What were the relations between Tom and Julia like during the holidays Who did Tom spend his time with Why 9. What was Julias attitude to Tom and Rogers friendship What did Michael think about it 10. What can you say about the party at the weekend Who organized it Why What was it like 11. What kind of letter did Julia write to Tom Why 5. What do you consider is the most typical feature of:

a) Julia;

b) Michael;

c) Roger;

d) Tom.

Unit 6: Chapters 15-Vocabulary notes:

1. gnaw [n:] v to cause (someone) to feel anxious or uncomfortable;

gnawing [n:] adj continuously uncomfortable or worrying 2. vital adj 1. extremely important; 2. energetic vitality n energy and strength 3. condemn [kndem] vt to cause smth very bad to happen to someone (punish) 4. vex vt to cause difficulty to someone or to cause someone to feel angry, annoyed or upset 5. apprehension n anxiety about the future; fear that smth unpleasant is going to happen 6. inert [n:t] adj not moving or not able to move 7. massage vt to rub, press or hit someones body with regular repeated movements in order to relax them massage [m sa:] n 8. moot vt fml to suggest or introduce an idea, matter for discussion 9. wheedle v to try to persuade to do smth or give you smth by praising them or being intentionally charmed 10. hover vi to stay in the air in one place, esp. (of birds and insects) by moving the wings or (of a person) to stand somewhere, esp. near another person, nervously waiting for their attention 11. twitch v 1. to make a sudden small movement with a part of the body; 2. to pull 12. lust n a very strong desire, either sexual or to get or possess smth 13. blemish n a mark on smth that spoils its appearance blemish vt to spoil 14. decent [d:snt] adj socially acceptable or good decency n the quality of being decent 15. pique [p:k] n a feeling of anger and annoyance; piqued [pi:kt] adj 16. assail [sel] vt fml to attack someone violently or criticize someone strongly 17. real n great enthusiasm or eagerness 18. sublimate vt fml to express (strong emotion) or use (energy) by doing an activity, which is considered socially acceptable 19. rumple vt to make smth become creased (not smooth) or untidy 20. gad about/around v to visit or travel to a lot of different places, enjoying yourself and having few worries 21. crow [kru] vi to make a very loud sharp cry 22. rankle v to cause annoyance or anger which lasts a long time 23. arch adj not serious; archly adv A. Training Exercises 1. Give Russian equivalents and use the expressions in sentences of your own:

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