I. Practise the following.
S t a g-e I
strike journal profit works cruel turn
in^.those'^ countries at^the ex^ipense in^the~YWest
II. Pronounce correctly.
nature, natural, to close, close, congress, to arrest, event, demand, experience, to expose, guilty, particu larly
III. Read the first paragraph of the text aloud, paying particular at tention to pronunciation and intonation.
IV. Read the following words* paying particular attention to the pronunciation of the letters and combinations of letters in bold type.
tame, sake, able, mat, sack, cottage, storage, guard, barn, parry, tarry, pass, mast, nasty, flask, bask, dare, scare, ray, bay, stairs, fair, tail, rail, bald, stalk, warm, false
V. State the part of speech and point out the suffixes. Then give a few other words with the same suffixes.
shaky, closely, striker, boyish, journalist, greeting, amu sement, successful, endless
VI. Form arrtdftyms of the following words by using negative prefixes or the suffix -less and translate the antonyms into Russian.
experienced, possible, expected, to appear, useful, natu ral, regular, fruitful
VII. Answer the following questions, using the active vocabulary of the lesson.
1. Why was John Reed’s book particularly interesting to the people in the West?
2. Who did John Reed take after?
3. Was Reed’s father a quiet man by nature? What kind of man was he?
4. Why was John Reed in great demand as a writer?
5. Where were his articles published?