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Distance Learning (April 14-30)

2. Reported Speech.

1. «What time does the next bus leave?» he said. «I need to get to the station.»
He asked us what time does the next bus leave because he need to get to the station.

2. «Don’t go swimming in the lake,» she said. «The water is filthy.»
She warned us not to go swimming in the lake because the water is filthy.

3. «Let’s go shopping tomorrow,» she said. «The sales have started.»
She offered us to go shopping with her tomorrow because the sales have started.

4. «Stand up,» the teacher said to the pupils. «The headmaster is coming.»
The teacher ordered the pupils to stand up, because the headmaster is coming

5. «Please don’t take my ring,» she said to him. «It was a present.»
She begged him to not take her ring because it was present.

6. «It’s very late, Martin,» his mother said. «Where have you been?»
Martin’s mother asked him where he was because it was very late.

7. «Shall I cook the dinner?» he said to her. «You look very tired.»
He suggested her to cook dinner himself because she look very tired.

8. «Please stop making that noise!» she said to him. «I can’t concentrate.»
She asked him to stop making this noise, because she cant concentrate.

9. «Yes, I dropped your vase,» she said. «I was cleaning the shelf.»
She accepted that she dropped his vase while she was cleaning the shelf

10. «Can I use the car, please?» she said. «I need to run some errands.»
She asked us to use our car because she need to run some errands.

11. «I’m sorry I’m late,» he said. «The car wouldn’t start.»
He apologized for being late, he was late because the car wouldn’t start.

12. «Why are you teasing your sister?» she asked him. «You know it makes her unhappy.»

She asked him why is he teasing his sister, reminding that it makes her unhappy.

13. «Why won’t you come to the party?» he said to her. «Everyone would love to see you.»
He asked her why she won’t come to the party, everyone would love to see her.

14. «It was Rob who broke the window,» he said to her. «He was kicking the football.»
He said to her that Rob broke the window while he was kicking the football.

3.Match the word  with  the proper definition

  1.  altogether                             l. completely
  2. brag                                       d. to tell about your own achievements
  3. even out                                g. to come into balance
  4. hold out for                          f. to insist on something
  5. lame                                     o. stupid and boring
  6. marvel                                  i. to be amazed
  7. negligence                           h. carelessness
  8. profile                                  b. a face seen from the side
  9. illiterate                               j. one who cannot read or write
  10. show off                               a. to behave in an ostentatious way to impress others
  11. absently                               c. without paying attention
  12. squabble                              m. to argue
  13. stray                                     n. to get lost
  14. trivia                                    e. useless facts
  15. yank                                     k. to pull hard

4. Choose a topic and write an essay.

«What does the quarantine give us?»

Quarantine isn’t reserved for sick people only. People who appear healthy could spread a pathogen without ever knowing they were carriers, which is why travelers who appear healthy may still be quarantined, depending on where they are visiting from.

 

5.Read the dialogues and choose the most appropriate options to complete the dialogues.

1. Doctor
Take this medicine for a week and you’ll start to feel better.
Patient
D) But I’ve used it before and it did not help at all.`
Doctor
Are you sure? It’s the best on the market.
Patient
Yes I am. Can you please prescribe another one?

A) What shall i do if unexpected side effects arise?
B) What is the ideal dosage for my weight?
C) No, it’s too early to prescribe another medicine.
D) But I’ve used it before and it did not help at all.
E) It looks as if the illness has already been cured.

2. Jake
How did you like the movie you saw last night?
Karen
I can’t say it was the best I’ve ever seen.
Jake
E) Then you wouldn’t recommend it, would you?
Karen
Certainly not. Do not waste your time.

A) Did you go alone or with a friend from work?
B) Hadn’t you read the reviews before you went to see it?
C) What do you mean by saying it depends?
D) I knew I could always count on you.
E) Then you wouldn’t recommend it, would you?

3. Father
What? You crashed the car again?
Son
A) I do apologize. I promise it won’t happen again.
Father
I’m sure it wasn’t. This is the third accident you have had this year.
Son
You’re very angry now, dad. We had better talk about this later on.

A) I do apologize. I promise it won’t happen again.
B) Was the car in good condition?
C) But it wasn’t my fault. You’ve got to believe me.
D) Was it worth the money and time you had wasted?
E) Why do you ask? Don’t you know it’s too late now?

4.Chuck
A) It seems that Martha is still angry with me.
Sue
Why do you think so?
Chuck
Whenever we meet, she pretends not to see me.
Sue
I don’t thin k it’s because she hasn’t got over her anger. She’s having
a bad time at work nowadays.

A) It seems that Martha is still angry with me.
B) Martha will never make a good manager.
C) I have never seen a smarter woman than Martha.
D) One thing that I especially like about Martha is her sincerity.
E) Martha has finally managed to get over her resentment.

5.Tom
A) Are you going to plant those roses in your garden in June or July?
Mary
Are you kidding? We are in June.
Tom
So what? What’s wrong with June?
Mary
The right time to trim your roses is the beginning of winter, when they
lose their flowers.

A) Are you going to plant those roses in your garden in June or July?
B) Can you help me prune the roses in the garden at the weekend?
C) I didn’t know your brother knew so much about gardening.
D) Have you got any idea what the right time is to shorten rose plants?
E) Are we supposed to do anything special to keep the roses fresh?

 

6.Complete the sentences with the most appropriate options.

1. Even though the two parties appear united in negotiations, A) the level of trust between them will always remain, at best, tenuous.
A) the level of trust between them will always remain, at best, tenuous
B) they weren’t able to agree on the subject
C) they will eventually reach an agreement
D) it is impossible for him to succeed
E) the president unexpectedly rejected it

2. The moment I saw the sad face of my girl friend, D) I found out that something was wrong.
A) I begin to feel depressed
B) I have realized that we will have a discussion about our relationship
C) I had decided to leave the house
D) I found out that something was wrong
E) she has gone out to have a walk

3. You had better take your mobile phone with you B) or I couldn’t have called you.
A) so that you can lose it
B) or I couldn’t have called you
C) because I will not be at home during the whole day
D) If you had wanted to go abroad
E) in case you may not find one when you are in need of it

4. E) They will have already discussed the most important subjects, when they learned that the chairman would not be able to join the meeting.
A) Hardly had the committee learned the reason of the meeting
B) When they realized why they were all there in that early time of the day
C) It wasn’t until they got a phone call about an urgent meeting the next day
D) However professional they tried to be seen
E) They will have already discussed the most important subjects

5. E) Of the «big three» music awards shows, the Grammys are the highest rated.
A) There are many music awards shows in the US
B) Although Grammy’s are considered to be highly prestigious
C) Because there is only one big music awards show in the US
D) Much as people are looking forward to next Grammy awards show
E) Of the «big three» music awards shows

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