ЗНАЕТЕ ЛИ ВЫ?

V. Use the adjectives in brackets in the proper degree of comparison.



1. Apples are (healthy) than chips.

2. The Bible is (popular) book in the world.

3. This book is as (expensive) as that one.

4. I am (good) at English than my brother is.

5. “Harry Potter” books are (interesting) than “The Book of the Jungle”.

6. Today the weather is (bad) than yesterday.

VI. Translate into English.

1. Послухайте, моя старша сестра зараз декламує вірші Т. Г. Шевченка.

2. В даний момент професор перекладає найвідоміші сонети Шекспіра українською мовою.

3. – Що Ви збираєтесь робити завтра ввечері? – Ми їдемо до Києва на найбільшу виставку книг.

4. Агата Крісті є найпопулярнішою письменницею детективного жанру.

5. Дивіться! Найрозумніший студент нашої групі йде до бібліотеки.

6. Зараз моя сім’я дивиться телеспектакль “Мишоловка”. Хочу сказати, що фільм такий же цікавий, як і книга.

7. Мій найкращий товариш зараз готує доповідь про творчість Івана Франка. Він збирається виступити з нею на студентській конференції, яка відбудеться найближчим часом.


 

 

Lesson 1

Choosing a Career

Text:Choosing a Career

Grammar: The Past Continuous Tense. The Future Continuous Tense

Active Vocabulary

 

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Read the text and answer the questions.

Choosing a Career

What do you want to be when you grow up? We have heard this question many times during our school years. Perhaps, it was difficult for us to give a definite answer earlier. But now we understand that the time to choose our future profession has come. Finishing school is the beginning of an independent life for millions of school-leavers. Many roads are open before us: technical schools, colleges and universities. Centuries ago there were only a few jobs: people were farmers, bakers, butchers or carpenters. Today there are thousands of different kinds of jobs, and new ones are constantly appearing. No wonder that it is not an easy thing to make the right choice.

When choosing a future career, we should consider different factors. In my opinion, money is one of the most important factors when you make a choice. There are highly paid and low-paid jobs. For example, a businessman, a president or a film star, are highly paid professions. A worker, a doctor or an engineer, are low-paid jobs. I think everybody wants to earn as much money as possible. Training, promotional prospects and conditions should be also taken into account.

On the other hand, it’s good when you get satisfaction from your job. It is very important to choose a profession that suits your interests. In my opinion, a job should be interesting and socially important. Some jobs are considered to be more suitable for men and others for women. For example, the professions of secretary or nurse are more suitable for women. A lifeguard or a pilot are more likely the jobs for men. You should also decide whether you want to work indoors or outdoors.

To make the right choice, you should take into account your traits of character. It goes without saying that to become a good doctor you must be patient, caring and kind. Teacher’s work requires love for children, profound knowledge of subjects, and the ability to explain.

There are so many people who influence us in choosing our occupation. Parents and friends play a very important role in our choices.

As for me, my dream was to become a nurse. Ever since I remember myself I always had the urge to help people and support them in times of need. I am at my best when I feel I can ease a person’s pain.

If you ask me a question, what the skills and qualities are needed to be a nurse, I’ll answer that nurses should be caring, sympathetic, responsible, and detail-oriented. They must be able to direct or supervise others, correctly assess patients’ conditions, and determine when consultation is required. They need emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses. I hope I’ve made a right choice, and I’ll become the best nurse I could possibly be.

 

1. Did you know what profession to choose during your school years?

2. What roads are open before school-leavers?

3. Centuries ago people were electricians, computer engineers and banking managers, weren’t they?

4. What factors should we consider when choosing a future career?

5. Is money the only important factor when you make a choice?

6. Is it necessary to get satisfaction from your job?

7. Should the job be interesting or socially important?

8. Who influences us in choosing our occupation?

9. Why have you decided to become a nurse?

10. What qualities are needed to be a good nurse?

 





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