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авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 298
eyes. And finally, this big book here, has to be a Bible. I'll have to give that to Miss Praying Mantis, whom I would like to ask to include me in her supplications to The Almighty. As you will see..."
They didn't let him finish. The
comment about the mantis - well
known for having changed her name from Miss Praying Mantis to simply Miss Mantis - was just too much for everyone, and they burst out laughing...
"Not much of a detective, are you!" said Mr. Grasshopper, between chuckles. "For a start, Mrs. Spider came for the book. She's very quiet, and doesn't scratch a soul. The mat is for Mr. Beetle, who likes to sunbathe in his swimming pool, and does it lying on his back. Miss Mantis will, of course, want the nail file. She's a bit of a flirt, you know. And the protective goggles are for me. I'm not as young as I was, and don't see too well. These days when I'm hopping on the grass I get the odd black eye..."
"Uhu", Mr. Horsefly interrupted, recovering a little from his embarrassment, "then you do, in fact, hop on grass!"
4 Do you know any other fables, fairy-tales, stories which tell us about stereotypes? Compare with your partner. Share with the
(l) Motion for your debate: There is no such thing as national character. All people are different.
(2?) Work in two groups. One will be proposing the motion. The other will be opposing the motion.
(3?) Within each group brainstorm the facts and arguments to support your idea.