№279 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 279
straightforwardness of the public administration. Her career as a doctor was spent treating old people, and she developed a great respect for the British character shown by her patients. Among their virtues were politeness, lack of self-importance, stoicism, emotional self-control. No matter what social class they belonged to, they had dignity and self-respect. Their virtues far outweighed their vices.
My medical experience happens to prove it as well. I remember when at the beginning of my career as a doctor in a rural area, an old man called me out to his home. He had been so weak for some weeks that he had difficulty in raising himself from the sofa on which he was lying.
"I tried for as long as I could not to bother you, doctor," he said, "but I can't manage it any longer."
"Doctors are supposed to be called out when the person is very weak", I said. But I was really impressed with his behaviour.
b) Compare both texts and say why they are so different.
Go back to ex. 1 and answer the questions again. 7 Describe a typical British person as you see them.
LESSON 4: A CERTAIN CONCEPTION OF A NATION
Communicative area: inferring meaning from context Active vocabulary: aspiration, devotion, obsessive Active grammar: types of pronouns
1 Answer the questions.
• What influences your opinion? (books, newspapers, films, TV, first-hand experience, other people)
• Which information do you find most relevant?
• How do you change your opinion when you get more information?