8. 1 wonder why she preferred their advice ... ours. 9. You must ask ... permission if you wish to leave early. You may get... trouble if you don’t. 10. Comrade Klimov’s engaged ... the young specialists now and cannot see you. Can you come ... an hour’s time? 11. I don’t think we’ll be able to help them ... their work tomorrow. We’ll all be engaged ... the conferen ce. 12. “Look... your report more carefully,’’ said the teacher. “I'm not trying to find fault ... it, but some parts really don’t make much sense." 13. 1 wonder why you look ... our son as a little boy, I think he’s grown-up enough to look ... himself.
V. Fit) in the blanks with articles if necessary and retell the text.
Ira Aldridge ['airs 7D;ldrid3],... famous tragic actor of... 19th centrury J'sentJari], was ... American Negro. He paid his first visit to Russia at... end of 1859 when he was at ... height of his fame. His first appearance on ... Russian stage made ... deep impression on ... great Ukrainian poet Shevchen ko who was particularly impressed by ... actor’s convincing performance of ... tragic parts. Soon they became friends. ... great Ukrainian painted ... picture of ... great Negro, and gave it to him as ... present. ... leading Russian actors of ... time never missed ... opportunity to go to ... perform ances in which Aldridge took part. During ... month’s stay in St. Petersburg, Aldridge played ... roles of Othello, King Lear and Shylock ja'Oelou, 'kirj Mia, 'JaibkJ. In 1863 Ald ridge came to Moscow, where he appeared for over ... month with ... Maly Theatre company. *
Aldridge was particularly friendly with .. great actor Mikhail Shchepkin, ... son of ... peasant, and himself... for* mer serf (крепостной). On ... picture of himself which he presented to Shchepkin, Aldridge wrote... following words: “To... father of... Russian stage, Shchepkin, with the lasting respect (уважение) of Ira Aldridge. Moscow, 27 th October, 1863."
VI. Make a written translation, using the active vocabulary of the
К 5 часам Петр просмотрел уже почти все свои записи и почувствовал себя очень усталым. «На сегодня доста точно, пора идти, матч начинается в 5.30»,— подумал он и, быстро надев пальто и шляпу, вышел на улицу.
«Здравствуй,— услышал он знакомый голос.— Куда ты торопишься?»