way you wish. 6. Here, Tom, take these suit-cases into the compartment. 7. Can I have a better lamp put just at the head of my bed under the shelf for the luggage? 8. Didn’t they start acting differently the moment they understood I was Mark Twain? 9. Don’t you like the way they are doing things for you?
VI. Find English equivalents for the following (See Text).
много лет назад; сесть в спальный вагон; можно мне по лучить спальное место?; не надоедайте мне больше; и ушел прочь; нам придется примириться с этим; не могу ли я чем- нибудь помочь (услужить) вам?; у нас ничего не осталось; он (удобно) устроил нас в купе; вам нужно еще что-ни будь?; не принесете ли вы мне горячей воды?; я возьму ее оттуда; вы можете попросить все, что хотите; а что вы те перь скажете?; вы ведь видите результат, правда?; как только они узнали; в дверях; правда?
VII. Give the situations in which the following are used (See Text).
sleeper, to hurt, to put up with, to improve, to point to, will do, at your disposal, to move along, to fix (2), attitude, fare
VIII. Correct the following statements. Begin with;
I’m afraid that’s wrong; you are not quite right; that’s not quite so; I think you are mistaken; as far as I know; on the contrary; I don’t think so; according to the story
1. When Mark Twain turned to the local official at Salaman ca railway station, the latter was very polite to him and said he was ready to do anything for the writer and his companion.
2. Neither the conductor nor the porter took any notice of Mark Twain while he was talking to his companion.
3. The conductor at last gave Mark Twain a poor little cor ner in a sleeper which was already packed.
4. The porter wouldn’t do anything for Mark Twain, and the great writer had to do everything himself.
5. When Mark Twain asked the porter, “Who am I?" the young man answered that he had recognized the great writer the moment he set his eyes on him, and since he was fond of his books, he had asked the conductor to make him comfortable.