“How’s your brother doing in music?"
"He’s making progress, thank you.”
“He’s very fond of music, isn’t he?”
“Yes, he’s been fond of playing the piano ever since he started when he was only five. We’ve never had to make him practise (упражняться). And Mother never misses a chance to take him to a good concert.”
“Is this seat vacant?”
“No, I’m afraid it’s taken.’’
“So sorry, I thought I was lucky.”
“I don’t think there’s a single seat vacant today.” “You’re right. The house is packed, though the play has had quite a long run.”
XII. Передайте содержание следующих ситуаций в прямой речн в форме диалогов.
Robert told Peter that he had heard a young pianist called N. the other day. Peter asked Robert whether he had enjoyed the concert, and Robert answered that the pianist’s performance had made a deep impression on him. He advised Robert to take the first opportunity of going to one of his’ concerts, and said he thought that Robert would enjoy it, too.
Ann met her old friend Nick at the theatre during an interval. She was surprised to see him, because she had been under the impression that Nick was still travelling on business. They spoke about their impressions of the play. Nick said that he had seen the same play in Kursk, and he didn’t see much difference between the two productions. Ann liked the cast very much, she found that her favourite actress was very good as Eliza. Nick said that the actress who had played the part in the Kursk theatre was very talented, too, though he didn’t remember her name.
XIII. Переведите предложения на английский язык, используя актив ную лексику урока.
I. Ни моя сестра, ни я не видели, как эта актриса играла Катерину (роль Катерины). 2. Ваш сын* любнт читать, правда? 3. Об этой книге много говорят, и она