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“HOW TO UNDERSTAND FOREIGNERS” the Russian soul and the British character

  • Bogdan Natalia

TRUE OR FALSE ?

  • The British don’t keep their customs
  • England’s coastline affected the English character
  • Englishman’s home is his castle
  • The British started the fashion for seaside holidays
  • British people considered travelling waste of time

the Britain Quiz

  • 1. the British have a good sense of…
  • 2. citizens of Britain
  • 3. for British people it is more important than enjoyment
  • 4. a king or a queen
  • 5. restrained; unemotional
  • the fact that one person is better, more powerful than another

  • What do you know about British people?

New words

  • hard-working
  • polite
  • generous
  • shy
  • quiet
  • sensitive

match the words with their definitions

  • 1.hard-working a) not mean; ready
  • to give freely
  • 2.polite b) reserved;
  • 3. generous c) working too much and
  • too often
  • 4. shy d) tender; easily affected
  • 5. sensitive e) calm; inactive
  • 6. quiet f) having good manners;

Which of the adjectives best matches each description?

  • 1.Tim never makes much noise. -----
  • 2. Sally does a lot of overtime. -----
  • 3. Jill hates talking to strangers. ----
  • 4. Angela likes giving people things.---
  • 5. Andy has very good manners. -----
  • 6. Jane has a tender heart, she is easily moved to pity. ---------------

Writing activity

  • Choose four adjectives and make up three or four sentences to describe yourself.
  • Be honest !
  • Sign your papers.

Listening - comprehension

  • What kind of information does the tape give you?
  • about Russian holidays
  • about Russian people
  • about Russian sport

Use the words from the list to complete the gaps.

  • a) Russians are not … from the other Europeans. They also … to travel, … with others, have life’s pleasure, and give their all to sports.
  • b) In Russia I’m often struck, sometimes dazzled by … of people’s souls and … in their hearts. Since my first visit I have met many people who… me deeply. In some cases I was moved by their … or … and … .
  • associate have touched self- sacrifice
  • sensitivity the kindness different
  • the beauty generosity like

choose the best title for the article

  • The Russian character
  • The Russian spacious soul
  • The material wealth of Russia
  • The Russian landscape

unknown words

  • pettiness мелочность
  • greediness жадность
  • spacious soul душа нараспашку
  • tough-minded жесткий
  • shrewd проницательный
  • material wealth материальное
  • благополучие
  • unreliable ненадежный

CULTURE MATCH

  • THE BRITISH
  • THE RUSSIANS

SING A SONG

  • THEY DRESS IN WHAT THEY LIKE,
  • THEY’RE INTERESTED IN SPORT,
  • THEY PARTAKE IN ALL ACTIVITIES
  • IF THEY THINK THEY OUGHT
  • THEY ALL SUCCEED IN DOING
  • THEIR JOB IN FIVE SHORT DAYS
  • WHICH LEAVES THEM THE TWO LONGEST ONES
  • TO SPEND IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
  • THEN SOME INDULGE IN GARDENING,
  • OR WALKING IN THE RAIN,
  • AND SOME DELIGHT IN CRICKET,
  • OR RIDING IN THE PLAIN.
  • INVOLVED IN ANY ACCIDENT
  • THE ENGLISH TAKE A PRIDE
  • IN BEING UNEMOTIONAL:
  • THEY TAKE THINGS IN THEIR STRIDE.

AT HOME

  • Write an article about the Russians and the British