III. Dramatize the following episodes.
1. The party at which Mrs Forrester learned about her hus band's departure.
2. The conversation between Mrs Forrester and Mr Sim mons when Mr Simmons advised her to get her husband back.
IV. Retell the episodes in Ex. Ill without using direct speech.
V. Describe a) Mrs «Forrester as a wrltter, b) the Saturday parties she gave, c) the party at which the news was announced.
VI. Characterize, using the words in brackets.
a) Mrs Forrester (respectable, still good-looking, interes ted in politics, a born speaker, a(n) (un) successful writer, talented, fair, highly .praised)
b) Mr Forrester (to be considered a bore, to be fond of col lecting stamps, an ordinary businessman, shabby, gloomy, not interested in, to be sick and tired of, unwil ling to continue, sensible (благоразумный)
c) Mr Simmons (to be responsible for, a good agent, fair, sensible, clever, to be doing well, short-sighted, to wear glasses, to be worth listening to)
VII. Speak on the following topics, using the words and expressions given below.
1. Mr Forrester’s office work (an ordinary man, experi enced in his way, in spite of, to try hard, to be tired of, to enjoy stamp collecting, (low) profit, to think of retiring)
2. Mrs Forrester’s literary activites (creative, pure (чи стый) art, to be considered talented, to be praised, a consi derable number, to be worth, to make a living)
VIII. Retell these stories, using the words and expressions following each.
A Way Out
A man met his tailor (портной) in the street and stopped him. “I quite forgot to pay you for the suit which I have on now," he said. “Why didn’t you remind me?”
“I never ask a gentleman for money,” the tailor replied. "Then what do you do if he doesn’t pay?”
“Well, after some time, I no longer think he is a gentle man, and then I ask him.”
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