№280 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 280
2 a) Look at the following characteristics and complete the mind map.
devotion to the cc
sense of aspiration
Negative character traits
aspiration - strong desire to achieve something, such as success
brash - tastelessly or offensively loud, showy, or bold insular - not interested in meeting anyone outside your own group or country, or not interested in learning new ideas or ways of doing things
obsessive - motivated by a persistent idea or impulse, continually preoccupied with a particular activity, person, or thing
heavy-handed - using too much force, or not considering people's feelings enough when dealing with a situation
nobility - an honest and brave way of behaving that people admire
devotion - great love, admiration, or loyalty
2 b) Guess what nationality this mind map might describe.
3 a) Read the excerpt from Tony Blair's book and check your predictions
During my time as Prime Minister I came to love America - loved its sense of aspiration, the notion of coming from nothing and making something of yourself. I didn't start that way; I didn't know many Americans at school or university, and I