Розв’язання вправ та завдань до підручника «АНГЛІЙСЬКА МОВА» 8 клас А. М. Несвіт (8-й рік навчання) - 2016 рік

UNIT 3. BOOKS AND WRITERS

Lesson 13. Grammar Revision

P. 87, ex. 1

1 — will be learnt; 2 — will be written; 3 — will be given; 4 — will be published; 5 — will be visited; 6 — will be drawn.

P. 87, ex. 2

2. Peter’s sister isn’t as attentive reader as Peter. 3. Reading paper books isn’t as comfortable as reading e-books. 4. Boys aren’t as good readers as girls.

P. 87, ex. 3

1. was; 2. encouraged; 3. taught; 4. took; 5. taught; 6. had known; 7. was collecting; 8. belonged; 9. liked; 10. could; 11. taught; 12. showed; 13. was; 14. wrote; 15. wrote; 16. took up; 17. was; 18. was; 19. was; 20. grew up.

P. 88, ex. 4 ©

B: You’re not in a hurry to go home today.

A: No, I decided to choose a book to read, but I seem at a loss, there are so many books.

B: Why don’t you choose a book on geography? There is the whole section. You can find books on any continent.

A: I have enough of geography at geography lessons. I’d like something else.

B: Then you can choose something from the history sections. There are books on magnificent kingdoms, glorious battles, and revolutions.

A: I can read it all in our history text-book.

B: You are difficult to please. What do you like then?

A: I am fond of science fiction. Many of the inventions described in science fiction novels like flying to the Moon or submarines have become reality nowadays.

B: Then Isaac Asimov or Ray Bradbury should be your choice. Both of them have written excellent science fiction stories and novels.

A: Yes, and I have read some of them. Let’s see what our library has to offer...

P.88, ex. 5 © #

John Galsworthy is the author of the famous “Forsights’ Saga”. It is interesting that he began writing books quite late. He was born on August 14, 1867 in a bourgeois family. He was supposed to follow in his father’s steps and become a lawyer. As a sensible young man, John studied law at Oxford, following which he started his own practice. But in less than a year he realized that he didn’t like his profession. So he left everything and went to travel all over the world. In 1891 John Galsworthy turned up in Russia. This country and its literature made a great impression on him. By the age of 27 he decided that he would not return to legal practice, but would go in for literature instead. His first attempts were not successful, but the writer didn’t give up hope, and tried again. He wrote stories, plays, novels in which he tried to show life realistically. The first part of his successful work, the Forsights’ Saga, was published in 1906. This story of the Forsights’ family was portrayed in six novels and encompasses three generations. At the same time, it depicts not only one family’s history, but also that of 50 years of the British bourgeois society.





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