№19 по английскому языку за 9 класс Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
авторы: Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
Английский 9 класс Лапицкая страница 19
- When he comes home, he starts criticising me. Why don't I eat pudding? Why can't I be quicker in the bathroom? Why can't I have a tidy bedroom? I say, advice is all very well, but not several times a day. I'm afraid one day it may lead to a conflict. The older I get, the more certain I become: I want to leave home as soon as I can.
2. Alex George, 16, is a school student. He is a member of a music band and plays the guitar. He does not get on well with his parents.
- They say I should do more to get a good education. But I want to be a musician. Dad wants me to join the army. Mum is always criticising my hair style and my clothes. Why do they criticise me so much? Why can't I have the freedom to dress as I l;ke? I don't want to become a bank manager after all!
3. Jill Stevenson, 15, is a college student. She goes to church on most Sundays, but her parents do not trust her when she goes out with boys.
- Kids grow up much faster today. But my dad won't let me stay out longer than 11 o'clock on Saturdays. It's stupid. I'm nearly sixteen. He's still living in the past. I talk to him, try to find the way to sort out the problem. I want him to see I'm an adult.
4. Linda Stuart, 16, is a shop assistant in a big department store and spends every weekend playing sports. She likes going out, having her friends over and sports.
-1 say all this talk about the generation gap is a lot of nonsense. The less we talk about it the better. It's bad to think about yourself too much. There have always been quarrels between parents and their children about when they should get home and what they should wear. But I can talk to my mum and dad about everything. And I get a lot of advice from my granny, too. I don't mind that. She's seen a lot of life. I say, if you take the right tone, you'll have no trouble with most parents. You can even get some teachers to eat out of your hand. You see, politeness is so rare now, it works wonders.
5.John Clarke, 15, wants to leave school before taking his exams. He is tired of wearing school uniform with a silly little