II. Dramatize the following episodes.
1. Highsmith speaking to the manager.
2. Highsmith speaking to Miss Posie’s mother.
3. Highsmith speaking to Miss Posie at the restaurant.
4. Highsmith speaking to Miss Posie’s maid.
III. Characterize, using the words in brackets.
a) Miss Posie (beautiful, tall, fair-haired, clever, a convinc ing performance, to gain experience, sensible, to blame herself, to feel ashamed, to hesitate)
b) Mr Highsmith (handsome, good-natured, experienced, talented, clever, a powerful voice, to look innocent, shy, awkward, simple clothes, natural, as a result)
c) the manager (short, dark-haired, stout, in the latest fash ion, responsible for, a powerful man, to engage, to turn
down, to have a lot of trouble with, not to put
d) Miss Posie’s mother (stout, a shabby house, a plain dress, good-looking, shy, to be alike, fair-haired, distant, to prefer, to praise, to feel proud of, to miss, to look forward to, to look at the road, to come for a short stay)
IV. Think of descriptions of: a) Cranberry Corners and the house where Miss Posie used to live as a child, b) the restaurant where Miss Posie spent her evenings, c) the hotel where Miss Posie lived.
V. Describe: a) Miss Posie’s childhood, b) Mr Highsmith’s trip to Cranberry Corners (See Ijesson 2 for vocabulary).
.VI. Give your impressions of a film, a play, an opera, a concert or a television programme which has impressed you lately; use some of the words and word combinations given below.
the other day, on the posters, to take the opportunity, to book tickets (for), to hesitate, to prefer, in advance, to manage, to look forward to ..., to make an impression (to impress), familiar, to guess, nearly, to star, excellent, to burst out laughing, particularly, acting, convincing, to have a feeling, natural, to feel like doing something, to praise, to be a success, to enjoy, no wonder, to be in demand
VII. Tell the following passage in English, using the active words and word combinations.
Однажды маму и меня пригласили в местный театр. Билеты были заказаны заранее. Я знала, что наши места