Vt. Retell the dialogue in indirect speech.
VII. Make op dialogues on the basis ol the following stories.
At supper Comrade Petrov told his wife that he was going away on business. His wife said she was sorry he was leaving on the eve of International Women’s Day because she would feel lonely on the holiday. She asked him how long he intended to stay away. He answered that he didn’t intend to be away for long, and mentioned that all the necessary arrangements had been made, and a ticket for a TU-154 pla ne had been booked for him.
His wife asked what she should put into his suitcase, and he answered that he didn’t want to have a lot of luggage, and a few things would do. Then they got down to the bu siness of packing.
At the Airport
The plane was due to take off at 7 a. m., so Comrade Petrov and his wife were at the airport at exactly six. Comrade Petrov told his wife that he didn’t expect any of his friends to come to see him off. As a matter of fact, he had asked them not to come as he hated bother ing people at such an early hour. Comrade Petrov’s wife asked whether it was a non-stop flight. She knew that her husband got air-sick easily. He said she shouldn't worry, it was a non-stop flight, and in addition, the plane was very comfortable and people seldom got air-sick in it. Comrade Petrov asked his wife to wait till he had had his luggage weighed. Soon Comrade Petrov was through with all the formalities., His wife wished him a happy jour ney and he got on the plane.
VIII. Ask one of your fellow-students questions about a trip he has made abroad. Use the active vocabulary of the lesson. Make up a story qn the basis of the answers.
IX. Write two letters describing: a) a journey to a foreign country,
b) a stay in a foreign country (town).
X. Make up dialogues on the basis of the letters (See Ex. IX).
XI. Retell these stories, using the words and word combinations fol lowing each.