a) Choose the correct word and use it in the correct form.
1. “ (to stare, to look) at the blackboard, comrades,” said the teacher. 2. I knew the writer of the letter without (to stare, to look) at the signature. 3. The woman (to stare, to look) at the boy for some time and 1 guessed she had recog nized him. 4. She (to stare, to look) at the picture with a strange expression.
to insist (on)
a) Answer these questions.
1. When do we have to insist on a suggestion being turned down?
2. In what case would it be wrong to insist on a suggestion being discussed?
b) Make up sentences, using the words and word combinations given below.
Models: 1. I insist on your attending to the matter perso nally.
2. I insist on these arrangements being made at once.
to put off the conference, to get in touch with, to keep in touch with, to appoint somebody, to apologize, to take the necessary steps
to give in
a) Think of a beginning.
1. ... At last he gave in and apologized to his friends.
2. ... The old professor gave in and agreed to perform the operation personally. 3. ... And finally she gave in and pro mised to take part in the amateur show.
I. Substitute the active vocabulary of the lesson for the italicized parts.
1. David and Ken had long been eager to work in a pri vate laboratory, and they fully realized what they would gain front their brother-in-law’s offer. 2. Mrs Brown was a cheerful woman, and she never said a word about the hard lifesheled.
3. Dora was very nervous when she walked on to the stage, because she was afraid the words would not come to her mind, a thing which had once happened at a rehearsal. 4. “Don’t