E. g. The Smiths keep themselves to themselves.
◊ Exercise 5. Listen and repeat:
the together another
this feathers smoother
that leather rather
clothes Miss Brothers
◊Exercise 6. Read the dialogue. Learn it. Act out the dialogue:
The Hat in the Window
Miss Brothers: I want to buy the hat in the window.
Assistant: There are three hats together in the window, madam. Do you want the one with the feathers?
Miss Brothers: No. The other one.
Assistant: The small one for three pounds?
Miss Brothers: No. Not that one either. That one over there. The leather one.
Assistant: Ah! The leather one. Now this is another leather hat, madam. It’s better than the one in the window. It’s smoother leather.
Miss Brothers: I’d rather have the one in the window. It goes with my clothes.
Assistant: Certainly, madam. But we don’t take anything out of the window until three o’clock on Thursday.
Exercise 7. Give the Russian equivalents of the proverbs. Learn them. Think of situations to use these proverbs:
1. That’s neither here nor there.
2. There’s nothing like leather.
3. One law for rich, another for the poor.
4. The less men think the more they talk. (Montesquieu)
Exercise 8. Read the tongue-twister and learn it:
A thatcher of Thatchwood went to Thatchet a-thatching. Did a thatcher of Thatchwood go to Thatchet a-thatching? If a thatcher of Thatchwood went to Thatchet a-thatching, where’s the thatching the thatcher of Thatchwood has thatched?
Exercise 9. Talk about the three hats using the words from the list below:
A: Which hat do you think is better than the others?
B: I think/ one with the feathers/ is …than the others.
/hat for three pounds/
better more fashionable
cheaper more stupid
prettier more comfortable
Unite 10. The Sound [p]
|The sound [p] occurs in word initial, word medial and word final positions. [p] is spelt «p» as in pin, pane, capable, lip. Definition. [p] is occlusive, plosive, bilabial, strong, voiceless. Articulation. 1. The lips are firmly kept together. 2. The soft palate is raised and the air coming into the mouth stops for some time and then breaks the obstruction with a slight explosion. 3. The vocal cords do not vibrate when [p] is produced. 4. The breath effort is very strong for [p].|
◊ Exercise 1. Read the following words and compare English [p] ad Russian [п]:
порт – port
кипа – keeper
грипп – grippe
суп – soup
пик – peak
парк – park
Exercise 2. Read the following words paying special attention to the allophones of the sound [p]:
Word initial Loss of plosion Loss of
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