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FOCUS ON VOCABULARY

FOCUS ON VOCABULARY

Nouns

1.fare ,

What is the fare?

2.canoe ,

3.foot (30,48)

4.line ,

Underground line

Hold the line

5.mile

English mile (1609)

Admiralty mile (1853)

6.stop

The train goes through without a stop. .

7.truck (Am)/lorry (Br)

8.tube ; ; ( )

9.section

10.adult

11.attraction ,

12.interaction

13.length (adj. long)

Width (adj. wide)

Depth (adj. deep)

Height (adj. high)

14.lock ();

15.pensioner

16.reduction ,

Syn. Discount

17.standard

18.system

19.tunnel

20.change ,

Adjectives

1.attractive

2.overland ()

3.fantastic ,

4.fascinating

5.weekly

Verbs

1.to run , ;

2.to stamp ,

3.to take , ( )

4.to change

5.to keep ,

6.to attract ; ()

7.to get to

Adverbs

1.perhaps

Perhaps, Ill go there. , .

2.about

It takes about 30 minutes. .

3.almost

4.everywhere

Word Combinations

1.every ten minutes

2.get around

3.get off the bus

4.get on the train

5.catch the bus ( )

6.how far

How far is it from here to the city centre?

7.how long

8.bus stop

9.fresh air

10.high summer

11.in total

12.speed limit

1.Complete the sentences using the words from the Active Vocabulary.

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1.It was very difficult to..

2.We will have to

3.The buses here.

4.The drivers should

5.I didnt have to.

6.In London ..

7.The main attraction here is..

8.Last year I...

9.They were going to.

10.It was the most

2.Match the word with the translation.

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3.Complete the table with the words.

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Pensioner, keep, everywhere, depth, wide, weekly, fare, tube, line, run, perhaps, almost, about, get to, fantastic, overland, catch, take, high, total.


Write some sentences with four words (one adjective, one noun, one verb and one adverb) in one sentence.

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Example: Perhaps, all pensioners can get to this place in high summer.

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4.Translate into English.

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Language focus 1

Using the transport



5.Speak about the public transport in your town.

Say

a)what buses run there, where you can get to, how long it usually takes, how much the fares are, where the journeys make their way;

b)where the trains run, how far and how long hey run, what the fares are, if there are reductions, if the journey overland is fascinating;

c)if there are other kinds of transport.

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6.Draw the scheme of Moscow/St.Petersburg/Nizhniy Novgorod/etc. Underground System. Speak about different lines. Say how you can get to the best shops, restaurants, picture galleries, etc.

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7.Write the questions to the answers given.

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Language focus 2

Showing the way

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8.Read the dialogues. Fill in the missing words taking them from the Word Box.

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A. Excuse me. Could you.me the way to the ..Post Office?

B. Yes, of course. Go.on. Then .left.

A. Thank you. How.is it?

B. It is not far. a mile. But you can take a bus.

A. How.does the bus..?

B. Every five.

A. Howwill itme to get to the bus stop?

B. A minute. We are standing..it.

A. Will I have to..the road?

B. Yes. Hurry up! The bus is

A. Excuse me. Is..a restaurant near here?

B. Not near here. But theres a good one in Penn Road?

A. How do I..to Penn Road?

B. You can gobus or you may

A. Is it.from here?

B. No. But you can easily lose your .

A. But could you tell me the way there?

B. Certainly. Go straight Youll come to some.. Youll ..to turn

Walk.. Denver Street to the crossroads. Take the second.on the right and

A. Oh, I see. It is too difficult. You see, I am a .here. And what bus will take me there?

B. ..bus.


9.Make up word combinations.

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