8. What did the girls see next morning?
9. What happened when Johnsy saw the lonely leaf hanging bravely from its branch against the brick wall?
10. Why did Sue stress the fact that Mr Behrman didn’t suffer long?
11. Who was the first to guess what had happened that night? Why couldn't the janitor or the doctor imagine where Mr Behrman had been on such a terrible night? When do you think Sue guessed what Mr Behrman had done?
12. Why did Sue ask Johnsy, “Didn’t you wonder why it never moved when the wind blew"?
13. Why is the story called “The Last Leaf”? What other name could be given to the story?
II. Retell the text: a) without any details (in 2—3 minutes), b) as Sue (Johnsy, the doctor, the janitor).
III. Describe: a) Sue, b) Johnsy, c) Behrman when he was young,
d) Behrman as an old painter (at the time ol the story), e) the doctor.
IV. Speak on the life of the two young painters as you Imagine it was.
V. Make up situations, using the following words and word combinations.
1. My Friend's Recent Illness
to suffer from, to take one’s temperature, to see a doctor, to go into a consulting room, to be frightened, to examine, to prescribe, to take treatment, to recover completely
2. Choosing a Profession
at present, to vary, to imagine, to go to a specialist for advice, to be fit (unfit) for work, to feel disappointed, to find something convenient (inconvenient), to be able to handle, to persuade
3. Discussing a Hobby
to keep up, to find unwise, to keep somebody from doing something, to persuade, for the present, anyhow
VI. Tell the following story In English.