At the Exhibition
Visitor. Here is the machinery stand I (to look for). Good morning. Can I see the machines which you (to advertise) in the “Economist”?
Stand Attendant (стендист). Good morning. Pleasecome this way. What types (to be) you particularly interested in? Here we (to show) the newest inventions in the field. They should be very valuable for your conditions here.
Visitor. I (to look) at them all. Can I have a catalogue, please?
Stand A. Here you are. I (to hope) you (to find) it useful.
Visitor. Thank you very much. I (to be) round all the exhibition now. It (to be) remarkably good, I must admit. None of the stands (to leave) you indifferent. You (to have) crowds of visitors, I suppose.
Stand A. Oh, yes, the exhibition (to be) very popular from the day it (to open).
Visitor. I should think so. When I (to hear) the announce ment on the radio, I (to say) to myself: “I must go and see it as soon as I can.” Have you got a visitor’s book?
Stand A. Yes, it’s over there at the other end of the hall.
Visitor. Thank you. I certainly (to write) a few words of praise in it.
VOCABULARY EXERCISES Stage I
I. Make up fifteen questions on the text, using the active vocabulary of the lesson.