Первый слайд презентации: An Experiment in Love by Hilary Mantel Chapter 7.1
The work is performed by Student of the group №18824 Ksenia Kryukova Novosibirsk State National Research University Humanities Institute
Слайд 2: Embellish
Afterwards she bounced across the room, repeating it, extending it, embellishing it. ( p.154 ) Explanation : to make something more beautiful or interesting by adding something to it.
Слайд 3: W hiff
The impact of these absurd words was so powerful that when I look back at this scene I seem to catch a whiff of smoke indeed. (p.155) Explanation : a smell that you only smell for a short time.
Слайд 4: Rumour
In the next couple of days two rumours swept the building. (p.156) Explanation: a fact that a lot of people are talking about although they do not know if it is true.
Слайд 5: Rota
We ate, working by rota, roast lamb, roast beef, roast pork. (p.158) Explanation: a plan that shows who must do which jobs and when they must do them.
Слайд 6: Frivolous
… whose manners and outlook were no doubt frivolous, degenerate and the talk of the district ; (p.159) Explanation: behaving in a silly way and not taking anything seriously.
Слайд 7: F ill in the blanks :
I got a ____of new paint when I entered the room. He _______the story with lots of dramatic detail. I just think we should draw up some kind of a ___. _____ has it that she will be getting married soon. H e thinks window shopping is a _______ activity. r umour e mbellished whiff frivolous rota
Слайд 8: F ill in the blanks : (answers)
I got a whiff of new paint when I entered the room. He embellished the story with lots of dramatic detail. I just think we should draw up some kind of a rota. Rumour has it that she will be getting married soon. H e thinks window shopping is a frivolous activity.
Слайд 9: Verbiage
The burden of the letter was this, when the verbiage was stripped away. (p.160) Explanation: language that is very complicated and contains a lot of unnecessary words.
Слайд 10: Deprive
So it is not surprising that we tried to set up our own housekeeping routines, to recreate the domesticity of which (I suppose) we must have felt deprived. (p.163) Explanation: to take something, especially something necessary or pleasant, away from someone.
Слайд 11: Congregate
Some girls would use the kitchens to heat milk or soup, but they were good for little else, and not pleasant places to congregate. (p.163) Explanation: to come together in a large group of people or animals.
Слайд 12: Elongated
Wet, the clothes looked bigger; the sweaters were elongated, their arms swinging and cuffs groping as if in search of a handhold. (p.163) Explanation: longer and thinner than usual.
Слайд 13: Surplus
When I was little and she went out cleaning, her employers would sometimes try to give her things: surplus food and cast-off clothing. (p.171) Explanation: ( an amount that is) more than is needed.
Слайд 14: Fill in the blanks :
The world is now producing large food _______. He claimed that he had been ______ of his freedom/rights. The editor removed some of the excess ______ from the article. The picture shows two _______ figures dancing. It's a place where the homeless ________. verbiage surpluses congregate deprived elongated
Слайд 15: Fill in the blanks : (answers)
The world is now producing large food surpluses. He claimed that he had been deprived of his freedom/rights. The editor removed some of the excess verbiage from the article. The picture shows two elongated figures dancing. It's a place where the homeless congregate.