Provided that three or more of you plan to show up; cancelled otherwise. Any special requests for things to cover on Tuesday?
I’m still in Kuzomen, thus tomorrow’s meeting is off. I’ll still be happy to see evidence you are alive and active. Send me your e-mails!! Our schedule may be a bit sporadic till the end of August or early September. … Continue reading
Возвращаюсь из Чупы в понедельник, так что во вторник все как обычно, в 6:30 вечера.
Every Monday, Sally (drive) her kids to football practice. 2. Usually, I (work) ________________ as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I (study) ________________ French at a language school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris. … Continue reading
‘Yes, we went to school in the sea, though you mayn’t believe it—’ ‘I never said I didn’t!’ interrupted Alice. ‘You did,’ said the Mock Turtle.
‘It’s the thing Mock Turtle Soup is made from,’ said the Queen. ‘I never saw one, or heard of one,’ said Alice. ‘Come on, then,’ said the Queen, ‘and he shall tell you his history,’
Заметил, что многие путают эти слова. Say – просто “сказать”. “Say something.”. “He left without saying a word.” “Say ‘ah’.” Tell – передать информацию. “Could you tell me where the post-office is?” “Tell us a joke please.” Заметьте, что после … Continue reading
“Two wrongs don’t make a right.” When someone has done something bad to you, trying to get revenge will only make things worse. “The pen is mightier than the sword.” Trying to convince people with ideas and words is more … Continue reading
‘Perhaps it hasn’t one,’ Alice ventured to remark. ‘Tut, tut, child!’ said the Duchess. ‘Everything’s got a moral, if only you can find it.’ And she squeezed herself up closer to Alice’s side as she spoke. Alice did not much … Continue reading
The idioms below have been taken from http://www.smart-words.org/. Most of them are used quite commonly. We may go over them next Tuesday.. A hot potato Speak of an issue (mostly current) which many people are talking about and which is usually … Continue reading
Page numbers are not given in the Project Gutenberg copy I use but there is the entire passage you may want to glance at ahead of time. … Continue reading
Долгожданный переезд состоялся. Завтрашнее занятие будет на Аэронавтов, д. 5. Так что жду вас там, как обычно, в 18:30. Просьба не опаздывать.
Почитаем вот этот кусочек из гл. 8 “Алисы”: She waited for some time without hearing anything more: at last came a rumbling of little cartwheels, and the sound of a good many voices all talking together: she made out the … Continue reading
This Tuesday we’ll read the following part from Chapter IV (The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill) of Alice in Wonderland. Here: ‘Mary Ann! Mary Ann!’ said the voice. ‘Fetch me my gloves this moment!’ Then came a little pattering … Continue reading
(1) Читаем вслух. По очереди. Задача – научиться говорить громко и четко. Просьба распечатать. CHAPTER IV. The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill It was the White Rabbit, trotting slowly back again, and looking anxiously about as it went, as … Continue reading
Давайте во вторник попробуем разыграть диалоги. Вот вам наборы фраз к различным ситуациям: в аптеке, при посещении доктора, в такси. At the pharmacy – Hi, how may I help you? – Hi there, I’d like to pick up a prescription. – … Continue reading