Use the word in bold to form a word that best fits each gap. Прочитать и записать только производное слово возле соответствующего ему номера!
In Britain Christmas is the most popular holiday. But all the 1.______________ begin much earlier: on Advent. It means that all the magic starts on the 1st of December. 2.______________ children enjoy this time because they 3.______________ get an Advent Calendar with 24 or 25 doors (days before Christmas) and chocolate sweets inside.
As soon as the 24th door is opened we understand that it is 4.______________ Christmas Eve – the most exciting and 5.______________ time of the year. People decorate their homes with Christmas trees, tinsel and myriads of 6.______________ lights. What I’m also really keen on is singing carols, 7.______________ Christmas songs. …
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and everything becomes softer and more 8.______________.
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Santa Claus Never Forgets
Jimmy Longman was a very good boy. He was kind, gentle, and truthful. But he had, however, one bad feature, – he often forgot. And to every parents’ or friends’ request he had the same answer “I forgot”.
So, his mom and dad discussed this matter, and decided to help their little son remember.
Christmas was near, and Jimmy was busy: he was making a list of gifts Santa was to bring him on Christmas.
"Santa Claus is very old and he’s got so much work now. He may forget some of those things," said Mrs. Longman to her son.
"He cannot," said Jimmy; "I’ll write everything on this beautiful Christmas paper and put it into the stocking above the fireplace. And when Santa Claus comes up to my stocking he will find the list. He’ll be able to see it and put all the things not missing anything."
Christmas morning came, and Jimmy was up at dawn. He ran downstairs to see what was in his stocking. The happy boy put his hand inside his Christmas stocking and found only a roll in it.
The boy opened the roll. It was a list of all the requests Jimmy had forgotten about. And "I FORGOT" was written at the end.
Jimmy was very upset. Some time later they all went to grannie’s to have their Christmas dinner together. Jimmy was really surprised to find everything from his list under his grandparents’ Xmas tree. And his Granny gave him a postcard. “Santa Claus never forgets”, it said. “Hope, you won’t, either
Jimmy Longman a request – просьба
however – однако this matter – это дело, этот вопрос
at dawn – на рассвете a roll – сверток had forgotten – забыл
Mark the sentences as TRUE or FALSE. Укажите верно или неверно предложение.
1). Jimmy Longman was a very good boy.
a) true b) false
2). Jimmy had no bad features at all.
a) true b) false
3). On Christmas Jimmy was up at dawn.
a) true b) false
Choose the correct variant to answer the question. Выберите правильный вариант ответа на вопрос.
1). What is Jimmy like?
a) kind, angry and truthful
b) kind, truthful and naughty
c) kind, truthful and gentle
2). Where did Jimmy decide to put his list of gifts for Santa to find?
a) under the Christmas tree
b) into his Christmas stocking
c) into his Christmas pudding
3). What did Jimmy find in his stocking on Christmas morning?
a) all the gifts from his list
b) his list of gifts
c) a roll with the things he (Jimmy) had forgotten about
4). What was written (было написано) in the postcard from Santa?
a) Santa Claus always forgets. Hope, you won’t, either.
b) Santa Claus never remembers. Hope, you won’t, either.
c) Santa Claus never forgets. Hope, you won’t, either.
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In your letter____________________________________________________________________________
Well, I am_________ years old. I live in_____________________. I am from________________________
I am a pupil of the______________th form. My family is _________________________________________
I have a family of______________________. I have a mother, a father, ____________________________,
___________________ and __________________. My mother ,s name is___________________________.
She is ______________ years old. She is _____________. My father ,s name is _____________________.
He is _____________________. My family is friendly. We like to spend___________________________
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