VI. Correct the following statements. If you find the sentence only partly wrong, use the following expressions.
you’re not quite right; it is true in a way; true...but (well, yes, but ...), as a matter of fact
1. The brokers looked upon Frank's father as a most unreli able person, who would deceive them when he had an opportunity to do so. For that reason he had few business connections.
2. Young Frank used to take little interest in his father’s work, and though he was allowed to come to the bank on Saturdays, he did not gain a lot by watching business operations there.
3. At home Frank’s people used to talk about business and financial adventure, but the talk made little sense to the boy and he did not listen to it.
4. Although Frank was young and did not know much about business he realized that his father was honest and care ful. He told himself that when he grew up, he would be like his father, he would never do a risky, dishonest thing in business.
5. Uncle Seneca had always kept in touch with the Cowper- woods, for he was fond of the family, but this time he liked young Frank so much that he decided to stay with the family and watch the boy’s progress.
6. Uncle Seneca got angry on hearing that the boy had no interest in anything except money, and told Henry Cov/perwood that he had not brought him up properly.
Stage II ' a step, to take steps
J. He jumped on to the step of a moving tram. 2. He heard strange footsteps outside the house. 3. Everything depends on your taking the necessary steps in time. 4. The boy took a few steps forward and stopped.
b) Make up sentences of your own.
to object to — to take immediate steps; to depend on — to take steps in time; to take steps — to look forward to
c) Think of a beginning.
1.....That’s why I consider this step unreasonable.