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FOCUS ON VOCABULARY

FOCUS ON VOCABULARY

Nouns

1.colleague

2.staff

3.declaration ,

4.marriage ,

5.matrimony

6.symbol ,

7.token ,

8.witness

9.registrar -

10.fog

11.intelligence , ,

12.light

13.conclusion ,

To draw a conclusion

14.forecast ,

weather forecast

15.headquarters ,

16.observation

17.preparation

18.showers

19.sunshine

20.world ,

Adjectives/Participles

1.cool

2.sunny

3.windy

4.rainy

5.talented

6.ground-based

Ground-based observations

7.famous ,

8.lawful

9.solemn

10.educational

Educational computer ,

11.hard , ,

12.low

low flame

13.beneficial ,

14.thick

Thick soup

Verbs

1.boil

2.bake ,

At the bakers

3.fry

Fried fish

4.persuade

5.declare /

6.book

to book seats

7.steal (stole-stolen) ,

8.apply

to apply for help

Adverbs

1.solemnly

2.probably

3.fast

4.continuously

5.nearly ,

Ive read nearly 500 pages.

6.not quite

Word Combinations

1.on and off

2.get married to smb / -

3.registry office

4.Many Happy Returns (on that day)

5.Well done! , !

6.Cheers! !

7.Here is to (you)

8.a leaving party

9.fortune-teller

10.carry on (doing smth)

11.an awful lot of

12.clear away ( , )

13.Middle East

14.to grow dark

It is growing/getting dark.

15.it rains/snows /

1.Match the word with the translation.

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2.Make word combinations.

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3.Make up sentences using the words. Ask a question to it with the word given below.

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Example: beneficial, marriage

solemn

Your marriage was very beneficial. Was the marriage solemn?

1.showers, world

conclusion

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2.to apply, registrar

carry on

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3.to persuade, to get married to

continuously

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4.hard, forecast

to steal

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5.low, to fry

thick

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6.to book, colleague

on and off

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7.witness, declaration

famous

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8.an awful lot of, preparation

staff

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4.Translate into English.

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Language focus 1

Talking about weather


5.Complete the dialogues.

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1.

Julia:.

Mother: Im afraid it is going to rain. Dont leave your umbrella at home.

2.

James: Havent you heard the weather forecast for today?

Dan:

James: Do you think it will get warmer tomorrow?

Dan:

3.

Julia: Its raining cats and dogs.

Max: Oh, its ten above zero.

Julia: Are we going to have these showers tomorrow?

Max:

Julia: How about last year? Was it the same?

Max:

4.

Julia:..

James: Oh, yes! Its great!

Julia: Do you think it will snow tomorrow?

James:.

6.Describe the weather.

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A. in the Moscow region in mid-summer

B. in the Crimea in October

C. in Siberia in mid-winter

D. in your town in spring

7.Make up your own dialogues.

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Language focus 2

Conversational phrases

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8.Answer the following questions, each time using two of the phrases listed above.

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1.Are you going to travel this summer?

2.What will the weather be like tomorrow?

3.Are you going to get married soon?

4.What are you going to learn to cook?

5.What do you think about fortune-telling?

6.Is matrimony beneficial?

7.Have you ever stolen anything?

8.Are you going to live here continuously?

9.Complete the sentences.

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1.What concerns my job, I

2.As for my wife, she

3.To be honest, I have never.

4.In my opinion the weather forecast

5.On the whole, food preparation..

6.No doubt, the wedding ceremony

7.What concerns the staff, they..

8.He has made up his mind to

9.As far as I know, India

10.I am thinking about.

11.I didnt mean to

12.The chances are that..

10.Make up short stories expressing your opinion. Use the words suggested and the conversational phrases above.

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A: get dark, an awful lot of, rainy, showers, carry on, on and off, nearly.

B: draw a conclusion, preparation, colleagues, apply for help, educational.

C: thick soup, beneficial, bake, boil, fry, probably, persuade.

D: solemn, get married to, talented, book, registry office, staff, marriage.

E: intelligence, staff, headquarters, observation, continuously.


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