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Task №1


a) one thing I've never done but would like to do


I have never eaten a frog because I have never been to France. But I really want to visit it.

I heard that there are a  lot of beautiful sight like the Eiffel tower and Notre Dome de Paris.

I hope that I will visit France in the nearest future.


b) one thing you've done many times and advise everyone to do


I have been fishing a few times and I recommend your trying it. I like fishing because it makes you relax.

And you can spend time  in the open air. Moreover you can eat  fresh fish after that.


c) one thing you've done recently


Recently I have been to The Maly Theatre. I saw the performance called “Secrets of the Madrid Yard”.

I liked  the actors and there were very beautiful costumes. So, I advise  everyone to see this play. 






Task №3


I live in Moscow. It’s the capital of Russia. Moscow was founded in 1147. It was built in 1156 BY Yuryem Dolgoruky on the site of an ancient settlement. Now the population of Moscow is 11 million people.

This city is very diverse. It is a  beautiful place. Moscow is rich with its historical treasures. There are a lot of parks, museum, restaurants and  expensive stores. Usually the first thing tourists visit  go to watch is Red Square. 

The weather here is very unexpected) The summer is hot and cold, rainy and  gloomy. The winter can be very cold. The autumn is very beautifully because of the rain of colorful leaves. 

My city is  amazing. There are many different nationalities in Moscow.  I am glad that I was born  in Moscow and live here. The city has a great future. I’m  is sure you’ll like Moscow.  I'm waiting for your to visit


Task №5


I am planing  to go to  Spain and Altai in the summer. Spain and Altai are very beautiful places.

Spain is famous for its architecture, bulls, bright sun and warm sea. Altai is famous for its mountains and beautiful nature. 

I want to go with my  girl-friend. I think this summer will be the best.

I hope my dreams will come true.




Task №2

Audio recording and upload >>


-Excuse me. I got Lost.

-Ok, where are you going?

-Could you tell me how to get to Tretekovskaiy gallery?

-So, you could get there by metro.

-How long will it take?

-It will take only 12 min. metro and ten by walk you know where is the metro?

-No, how can I get to metro?

-Turn right near the green building then go straight ahead and it well be in front of you. It's not far.

-Which station do I need?

-Its name is Tretyakovskaya.

-Thank you.

-You're welcome! Have a nice time.

-Thank you.


Task №4


Record music and voice >>







Audio recording and upload >>


1. What's the best restaurant you’ve ever been?

                      I was in the restaurant Napoleon. It is located in Moscow.

                      It is very beautiful. There is very tasty food. I advise everyone to visit this restaurant.


2. What's  the most dangerous place you've ever been to?

3. Where's the farthest you've ever been on holiday?

4. What's  the most delicious food you've ever eaten?

5. Who's the most generous person you've ever met?





        Hi Jack,

     My name is Alexandr. I'm eighteen years old. I was born in Moscow and live there now. I like Moscow very much. I have a large and friendly family which consists of my parents, older
brother, brother's wife and nephew. I love my family very much despite some friction. 


I'm a student of Moscow Metropolitan Governance University. I really want to become an economist, so I chose this university. Moreover, I think that at the end of my studies I will have a lot of knowledge, skills and good friends.

      Of course I have a lot of hobbies. For example swimming, playing billiards, playing the KVN, singing in karaoke and so on. To tell the truth, I take up anything that I am interested in. 
     By the way, I really like going to the cinema and theatre with my girlfriend and best friends. In my opinion it's the best way to get positive emotions and to relaxing. 
     I am looking forward to receiving your letter about yourself.


Best wishes, 











Record and upload voice >>


Customer: Hello! Could you help me please?

Shop assistant: Of course! What can I help you with?

Customer: I want to buy this skirt. But I can’t find the right size.

Shop assistant: Okay, what size do you need?

Customer: Small.

Shop assistant: I’ll go and check the size. It will take a few minutes. Could you wait please?

Customer: Oh, sure.

. . .

Shop assistant: I've found your size. Here you are.

Customer: Oh, thank you! Where can I try it on?

Shop assistant: You can do it in the changing room. It’s right in front of you.

. . .

Customer: I’ll take it! How much is it?

Shop assistant: 52.99

Customer: It says 49.99!

Shop assistant: Yes, but that doesn't include the sales tax. That’s five point six percent extra.

Customer: Oh, okay. Do you take MasterCard?

Shop assistant: Yes of course!

. . .

Shop assistant: How can I help you? 

Customer: I bought this skirt about 2 hours ago and I’ve decided that this skirt doesn't fit me. 

Shop assistant: Sorry, but I can’t solve the problem. I’ll call the manager.

. . .

The manager: What’s the problem?

Customer: I want to have a refund for the skirt.

The manager: To do this you must write an official letter that you want to return a product and want your money back.

Customer: I'll do whatever is necessary for this.  

The manager: Fill in this form here. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Customer: Of course. 

. . .

Customer: Everything is ready!

The manager: Could you give it to me please? Do you have the receipt? 

Customer: Yes, here you are.

The manager: Just a minute, please. 

. . .

The manager: Here’s your money. 

Customer: Thanks for the help, bye!

The manager: Bye, come again soon.






     Do you enjoy learning English? Why?

  Yes, I do, because it's interesting and will help for my future job.

     Why are you learning English?

  I'm learning English fo my future job and to watching film, read newspapers, listen to music.

     Do you find it more difficult to speak or to write English?

   I speak English a little and for me it's difficult to speak.

     Do  you think it's possible to learn more than one language at the same time? Why?

   Yes, of course. I'm planning to learn Czech in 2 years.

     Would you like to learn another language? Which one?

   I would like to learn Czech, Germany. 




                                                                                                                                                                                 45 Green Street
                                                                                                                                                                                 Moscow 129090
                                                                                                                                                                                      18 April 2013

Dear Mrs Sanders,
Thank you for your letter. I'm very happy that I'll visit Brighton. I hope we'll have a good time.

I'm arriving at Gatwick airport at 10AM on 11 August. Of course I have a mobile phone, so I'll phone you when I am on the train.

In your letter you ask me about a few more things about myself. I can't eat fried food because of illness. No, I don't smoke. And I want to stay with you for 3 days more after the end of the course. If it's not difficult for you, I really want to visit London and Oxford. And on the last day we can go to a restaurant all together.

Looking forward to hearing from you,
Best wishes





1) I had to make a big decision at the end of March. I had to decide to go to Prague or not. I decided that I would go and I think that it was the right decision. I hope that I'll have a good time there.

2) Most often I looking for information related to my studies. For example I look up new terms or information for my exams.

3) Last time I was invited to a wedding 2 years ago. It was a wedding of my older brother. It was an awesome and beautiful celebration!

4) The political party "United Russia" won the last general election in to the parliament in my country. According to the majority of people, Russia has no alternative parties.

5) I don't belong to any organization now. But in the future I want to belong to an organization which helps poor children in Russia. I think it is important to support children because children are the future of our country.

6) In my opinion, the best form of communication is phone. Because you can get the information quickly. And moreover you can hear the voice of a person and intonation is very important.



-Good morning! Can I help you?

-I have a stomachache. Do you have something I can take?

-Do you have a temperature?

-No. I don't think so.

-Are you allergic to any pills?

-No. I'm not allergic.

-No problem. It is noshpa.

-How many do I have to take?

-Two pills a day.

-If you don't feel better in a day you should see a doctor.

-How much are they?


-Thank you.

-Get better. 








What would you do if a bear attacked you? 


If a bear attacked me, I would climb a tree.


What would you do if you saw a snake?


If I saw a snake, I would run away.


What would you do if you lost your passport on holiday?


If I lost my passport on holiday, I would go to the Russian Embassy.


What would you do if you forgot your best friend's birthday?


If I forgot my best friend's birthday, I would give him a memorable gift for the next day.


What would you do if you were late for an important meeting?


If I were late for an important meeting, I would apologize and I go quietly.





From: Alexandr Matsak

To: John

Subject: About visiting my country


Thank you for your last e-mail. It was great to hear from you again. I am very glad that you want to visit my country. I recommend you to visit Russia in Autumn. Especially in September the weather is warm.

I advise you to visit Moscow and Suzdal. Suzdal is a small town where life is preserved native Russian. Which place should you visit in Moscow? Of course Red Square, the Moscow Kremlin and Arbat. By the way you can ride on a boat on the Moscow River. If I were you, I’d travel by bus or subway.

Hope to hear from you soon!

Best wiches,










From: Alexandr Matsak  [3625566@gmail.com]

To: Tennis Courses in France

Subject: Information about courses


Dear Sir or Madam

I’m writing to ask for information about your tennis course in France. My name is Alexandr. I’m 18 years old, I live in Moscow and study at university. I have never played tennis. I really want to attend your courses for beginner. 

I haven’t found information about price in the advertisement and on your website. Moreover, I want to know in which specific parts of the country courses will be arrange. Could you give me information that will answer these two questions?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully

Alexandr Matsak.






Do you think it’s important to learn to cook?


In my opinion it is important to learn to cook for everyone because it is impossible to always eat at restaurants or rely on someone else's care. everyone should be able to take care of himself.


What’s the most interesting place to visit in your city?


I think in my city a lot of interesting places for example theatres. Each has its own unique history. I recommend visiting the Sovremennik Theatre because there are many good actors.


Have you decided to go anywhere next summer? 


I decided to go to Bulgaria this summer on three weeks. After a hard university year, I need a quiet beach holiday.





What’s the most difficult language you’ve ever learnt?


In my opinion, the most difficult language is German. I started to learn it three times and I didn’t learn it yet. 


What is the best restaurant you’ve ever been?


I have been in the unusual but not the best restaurant which cold “restaurant in the dark”. It is very scary to eat in total darkness.


What is the most beautiful old building you’ve seen?


The most beautiful old building I have seen is Palazzo Ducale in Venice.


What is the hottest place you’ve ever been to?


I have been to Crete last summer and I think it was the hottest place I have ever been to. The temperature reached 50 degrees centigrade.


What is the best film you’ve seen this year?


My favorite film is “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”. I think it is the best film and everyone should see this film. 





     Somebody you dream of meeting

If I had a chance, I would meet with Qin Shi Huang and ask him why he burned all the books in China.

 A country you are interested in visiting.

I really want to visit is India because this country have a unique and interesting culture.

Something you are very good at doing.

In my opinion, I very good at public speaking because I have no scruple in public.





One of the best books I`ve ever read.


The best books I’ve ever read is “War and Peace” by Tolstoy. I think this book I can find answers for all questions. 


The meanest person I know.


To tell the truth, I have never meet meanest people in my life.


The most boring sport I`ve ever watched.


The most boring sport I`ve ever watched is chess tournament. It is very boring to look at this. 


The worst film I`ve seen this year.


The worst film I’ve seen this year is “Anna Karenina”. In my opinion, the Russian film on the book was much better.


The worst program on TV at the moment.


In my opinion, the worst program on TV now is “Let them talk” because this program haven’t anything informative. 










     I went to Prague in late May and it was amazing trip! I have a photo next to the Prague Castle. From this place offers a panoramic view of the whole of Prague. For the whole trip was only two days without rain, and it was one of them. I spent time with the use of this trip. Firstly, I visited the beautiful city. Secondly, I attended educational lectures on English language. Thirdly, I had a good time with my friends.  









Comments (12)

Tanya Bunakova said

at 6:28 pm on Mar 14, 2013

Sasha, nice dialogue! Thanks!

Sasha-Matsak said

at 7:55 pm on Mar 14, 2013

Thank you)

Orlova Valentina said

at 3:17 pm on Mar 16, 2013

Sasha, not `working`, and `walk`

Tanya Bunakova said

at 3:31 pm on Mar 16, 2013

Valya, thanks for help!!!

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:28 pm on Mar 30, 2013

-I have a large and friendly family
-so I chose this university
-at the end of my studies
- I take up anything that I am interested in
-I really like going to the cinema
- it's the best way to get positive emotions and to relax
- I am looking forward to receiving

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:51 pm on Apr 4, 2013

Task 8
-What can I help you with?

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:12 pm on Apr 8, 2013

Task 9
-I'm learning English for my future job and to watch films, read newspapers
-for me it's difficult to speak
-the language is called 'German' and the country is called 'Germany'

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:02 am on Apr 19, 2013

Task 10
-I'll phone you when I am on the train (see Придаточные условия и времени)

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:04 am on Apr 19, 2013

Sasha, and task 10 is an oral task, please record on vocaroo.com

Tanya Bunakova said

at 9:42 am on May 7, 2013

Don't forget that there are already 20 tasks!

Tanya Bunakova said

at 9:04 am on May 8, 2013

Task 11
-it was THE right decision. I hope that I'll have a good time there.
-Most often I look for information related to MY studIES. (Present Simple for regular activities)
-For example I look UP NEW terms or information for MY exams. (Present Simple for regular activities)
-Last time I was invITED to a wedding 2 years ago
-I want to belong to AN organization which
-you can hear THE voice of a person AND intonation is very important.

Task 12
and don't forget to record it orally

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:23 pm on May 19, 2013

Check task 11 again, I've found some repeated mistakes...

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