9 (Man) What was the terrible noise next door? (Woman) When the driver was backing out of the garage, he ran over the trash can. (Narrator) What does the woman mean?
10 (Woman) What did Henry and Joan think about the commencement address? (Man) Joan couldn't hear half of what the speaker said.
(Narrator) What does the man mean?
11 (Man) My parents and I are very close, and I usually call them once or twice a week. (Woman) Once your phone is hooked up, you can call off campus. (Narrator) What does the woman mean?
12 (Woman) Why didn't you get toothpaste while you were out? (Man) The drug- store is sold out. (Narrator) What does the man mean?
13 (Man) I wish I could get around this slow-moving truck. (Woman) Don't try passing it on the right, you'll get a ticket. (Narrator) What does the woman im- ply?
14 (Woman) Your parents' business has done very well. Does your father have an M.B.A.? (Man) My father never went as far as college. (Narrator) What does the man say about his father?
15 (Man) I can't believe how many mistakes people make on the admission sheet. (Woman) Students seldom read instructions before filling out forms. (Narrator) What does the woman mean?
16 (Woman) Excuse me, would you happen to know where the movie theater is? (Man) Turn around, go back for about a mile, and you'll see it on your left. (Narrator) What did the man mean?
17 (Man) We never see Julie. During the summer, she came to visit Mary every week. (Woman) She is carrying a full course load this semester. (Narrator) What does the woman mean? 18 (Woman) You have many enjoyable activities scheduled for your geology students. I bet they are well- attended. (Man) Hardly anyone went on the day trip to the falls. (Narrator) What does the man mean?
19 (Man) How did we do in St. Louis? (Woman) The women's swim team lost, and so did the men's. (Narrator) What does the woman mean?
20 (Woman) I've heard that the sales have been pretty dismal this quarter. (Man) Have you had a chance to look over the report yet? (Narrator) What does the man mean?
21 (Man) How come you brought your umbrella? (Woman) One never knows about the weather this time of year. (Narrator) What does the woman mean?
22 (Man) You have to fill out the patient information form and the insurance form. (Woman) Do I have to fill out both sides? (Narrator) Where is this conversation taking place?
23 (Man) I can't believe the sink is not draining again. (Woman) It's time to call Acme Services. (Narrator) What is Acme Services? 24 (Man) Are you almost finished with your classes? When does the break start? (Woman) I still have a research project to work on. (Narrator) What is the woman going to do next?
25 (Man) Where did you go last night? (Woman) We found a nice little coffee shop at the end of the street. (Narrator) Where did the woman go? 26 (Woman) No sooner did we move in than the water heater stopped working. (Man) How much did that cost you? (Narrator) What does the man mean?
27 (Man) I hear we will have new computers before the end of the month. (Woman) It's about time. (Narrator) What does the woman mean?
28 (Man) Can we meet tomorrow? I need help preparing for my math test. (Woman) Will Thursday be all right? (Narrator) What is the woman suggesting?
29 (Man) I need to break a dollar. (Woman) Not another candy bar. (Narrator) What does the woman's response imply?
30 (Man) These pears are expensive. (Woman) The strawberries are in season. (Man) Let's get some then. (Narrator) Where is this conversation taking place?
Exercise 1 Translate from Russian into English.
1 Он часто пропускает занятия. Если бы он не пропускал так много уроков, он смог бы сдать экза- мены лучше. 2 Она не сможет сделать работу по дому, так как у нее высокое кровяное давление. 3 Если у тебя болит голова, нужно сначала проверить твое кровяное давление. 4 Во сколько твой босс назначил тебе встречу? Если тебе назначена встреча, тебе не следует опаз- дывать. 5 Он любит ездить на велосипеде, когда у него отпуск. 6 На сбор этих справок ушло две недели, но они еще не знают, когда ожидается передача имущест- ва. 7 Он всегда, когда выезжает из гаража, сбивает мусорный бак. 8 К сожалению, они едва могли слышать начальное обращение священника к прихожанам. 9 Ешьте больше фруктов сейчас, пока сезон. 10 Вам следует покупать больше ягоды сейчас пока сезон. 11 Мне надо разменять доллар. Где я мог бы это сделать? 12 Можете ли Вы разменять пять долларов? К сожалению, у меня нет мелочи. 13 Мне нужна твоя помощь в подготовке к математическому тесту.
Now read the directions for Part В while they are being read to you. P a r t В First learn the words and word combinations by heart given below: 1) rip [ ] – рвать, разрывать, пороться, лопаться 2) paste [ ] – клейстер, мастика 3) adhesive [ ] – липкий, клейкий, связывающий 4) porous [ ] – пористый 5) porcelain [ ] – фарфор 6) to count on smb. [ ] – положиться на кого-либо, рассчитывать на