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Assignment for 2011-12-06

Reading

Please read Mr Known-All by Somerset Maugham and answer the questions below.

Complete the following sentences

  1. The narrator was prepared to dislike Max Kelada even before he knew him because ___
  2. The narrator found it hard to believe that Kelada was 'British to the backbone' because ___
  3. The narrator was annoyed at Mr Kelada's manners such as ___
  4. Mr Kelada was the best-hated man in the ship because ___
  5. Mr Kelada claimed that he was an expert on ___
  6. Mr Kelada told a lie about Mrs Ramsay's necklace because ___
  7. At the end of the story the narrator thought that Mr Kelada ___

Complete the following word combinations. Translate them into Russian. Give their context.

trunk, visitor, paid, argument, smile, build, sight, vanity, airs, pearl, backbone, mixer, teeth, ice

  1. wardrobe ___ (p67)
  2. a row of ___ (p67)
  3. British to the ___ (p68)
  4. a sturdy ___ (p68)
  5. flash a ___ (p68)
  6. a tumbler of ___ (p68)
  7. to put on ___ (p69)
  8. a welcome ___ (p69)
  9. a good ___ (p70)
  10. overweening ___ (p70)
  11. ill ___ (p70)
  12. culture ___ (p71)
  13. a heated ___ (p71)
  14. to catch ___ (p73)