Vocabulary notes

  1. A) Draw a family tree for yourself and using the topical vocabulary explain the relationship between your immediate ancestors and any interesting facts about them.
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1. Facial characteristics/ features (pl) - the face as a whole

2. An individual (n), [C]a person considered separately rather than part of a group:

E.gthe basic rights of an individual

3. (A) personality:1) [C, U] the various aspects of a person's character that combine to make themdifferent from other people:

e.g. a woman with a strong personality

2).[U] the qualities of a person's character that make them interesting and attractive.

e.g. We need someone with lots of personality

3).[C] a famous person (syn .: a celebrity):

e.g..the personality from the world of music

4. Nature: [C, U]the usual way that a person or an animal behaves that is a part of their character:

e.g. She is a dreamer by nature. Human nature is complicated.

It is the nature of a dog to bark.

5. Temperament [C, U] 1)a person's or an animal's nature as shown in the way they behave orreact to the situations or people.

e.g. an artistic temperament

2)[U] the tendency to get emotional and excited very easily and behave in an unreasonableway.

e.g. to give displays of temperament

6. Manner[Sing.] The way that sb behaves and speaks towards other people.

e.g. I do not like his manner.

His manner was polite but cool.

7. Manners [pl.]behavior that is considered socially correct in a particular society or culture:

E.g. good / bad manners

8. to denote (v) (fml)1) .to be a sign of; to be the name of:

e.g. The red triangle usually denotes danger.

2). Indicate:

e.g. A high temperature denotes illness.

9. to suggest (v) 1) .put Forward for consideration as a possibility:

e.g. I suggested a visit / going /that we should go to the theatre

2). Bring an idea or a possibility into the mind:

e.g. The symptoms suggest minor heart attack.

10. to indicate (v)Point to; make known; be a sign of:

e.g. He indicated that the interview was over.

A red sky at night often indicates good weather.

3. To represent (v) 1).Be, give, make, a picture, sign, symbol or example of:

e.g.Phonetic symbols represent sounds.

2).Declare to be:

e.g. He represents himself as an expert.

3).Explain, make clear:

e.g. Let me try to represent my ideas in a different way.

12. to signify (v) (fml) 1).Make known; be a sign of; mean:

e.g. Does a high forehead signify intelligence?

2). Be of importance

e.g. It signifies little.

1.Transcribe and translate the given words:

Interpretation

Innate

Amiability

Trustworthy

Irritable

Physiognomy

Consequently

Signify

Sign

2. Give the English equivalents for the following Russian words:

, , , , ,

4. Define the meaning of each of the lexical units:

gentle, intelligent, cowardly, cunning, loyal

5. In the text find as many verbs as you can that correspond to the following definition:

"To be a sign of sth, to show that sth is possible or likely; to point to"




IV. Combine the adjectives in A with the nouns in B. Give as many combinations as it is possible. | Wanted dead or alive | EXERCISES | Part II | Listen to the descriptions and fill in the gaps in the passages below. | Practice the passages for good reading. | You are going to listen to a conversation between Annie, a young girl, and her grandmother. Answer the questions. | VOCABULARY NOTES | EXERCISES | VIII. Fill in the gaps with appropriate words from exercises VI and VII. |

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