6 What brought him closer to the workers?
7 How did he get to know the workers’ life?
8. How did the strike in Paterson go?
9 What did John Reed expose in his speeches after
his return from Europe? What did he say about
10 Why was John Reed summoned before a New York co urt? Why was he found not guilty?
11 What did he realize when he saw the events in Russia during his stay there in the summer of 1917?
12 Whose works gave John Reed an understanding of his torical events leading to Revolution?
13. What did the Russian Revolution show John Reed?
VIII. Substitute words and word combinations from the text for the italicized parts.
I Soon John Reed became famous as a writer of articles, stories, poems and plays. 2. He travelled widely over the United States and the knowledge of life he got during these trips brought him closer to the workers. 3. He understood the workers’ life better 4. He returned to the United States not with fine words about the cruelty at the front, but telling the truth about the war as a whole. 5. His speech exposing the war made a deep impression on everybody. The court decided that John Reed had done nothing wrong. 6. John Reed was a revolutionary long before he saw what took place in the Palace Square in Petrograd.
IX. Find English equivalents for the following (See Text).
во всем мире; в странах английского языка; его книга впервые рассказала; много путешествовал; в городе Па терсоне; летом 1917 года; приходя на митинги; задолго до того как; поехал на Кавказ
X. Give the situations in which the following are used (See Text)
particularly, to take after, to be in great demand, to gain experience, in spite of, to expose, at the expense of, to spread, guilty, during his stay, an event, the works of, forward
Stage II particularly
a) Make up sentences, using the words given below.
Models: I find this book particularly interesting.
He felt particularly well that day.