Афанасьева, Михеева, 8. Учебник. Unit 6. Упражнения 61-70

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1. invents; 2. obeyed; 3. entered; 4. depends; 5. trained; 6. shot; 7. crashed, burst; 8. write; 9. required, found; 10. floated; 11. seemed; 12. received; 13. Enclose
1. Arabic; 2. Arab; 3. Arab; 4. Arabic; 5. Arabic; 6. Arabian; 7. Arabian; 8. Arab, Arabic; 9. Arabian; 10. Arabian; 11. Arab
1. Because he was not going to become a writer, he didn’t get any special education and became a writer by chance.
2. Because his school was traditional for those times, with a lot of fierce discipline and strict rules that had to be obeyed. He was much criticized by his teachers and felt unhappy.
3. All his written papers in English composition were severely and sarcastically criticized by his teachers.
4. He didn’t go to university as he didn’t want to become a professional person and was not going to waste his time.
5. Because they promised to send him abroad which he wanted to do.
6. He saw a lot of unusual and marvellous things he had never seen before and had dreamt of seeing them all his life.
7. He thought that was his duty.
8. He had been badly injured.
9. Because Dahl had taken part in the war actions himself and С.S. Forester hadn’t and the writer wanted Americans who had just entered the war to know more about the war and help the countries fighting with Hitler.
10. He was thrilled and it was a challenge for him.
11. Because he didn’t think he was a good storyteller and it was difficult for him to talk and eat at the same time.
12. Because he had a gift for writing and was writing about the things he knew only too well.
13. Because the first story was a huge success.
The Second World War began in September 1939. Britain was involved in the war from the beginning. The USSR (Russia) became a member of the Allied Forces in the summer 1941 after the German troops moved onto the territory of the country and began bombing it. The USA entered the war in December 1941 after the Japanese attack on the American base Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The war ended when Germany having surrendered in May 1945 with the Allied Forces occupying Berlin, the capital of Germany. But Germany’s ally Japan went on fighting. In August 1945 the American Army dropped atomic bombs on Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Thanks to the efforts of the Soviet Army in the Far East Japan surrendered as well.
1. the mass media; 2. a headline; 3. an edition; 4. an issue; 5. a review; 6. a feature; 7. an obituary; 8. the leading article; 9. a daily; 10. a tabloid; 11. a broad sheet; 12. a channel; 13. a remote control; 14. a soap opera; 15. a newscaster (a newsreader)
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