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Task 2.




Task 1. 


Online recording software >>





Task 20.


At the Pharmacy


Good afternoon! Can I help you? 


Hello. I have a bad cold.


What symptoms do you have?


I have a cough and runny nose.


Do you allergic to any drugs?


No, I am not.


Very well. These are aspirin. These will make you feel better.


How many do I have to take?


Every four hours.


Ok. Thanks. How much are they?


$4, please.


Thank you.





Task 19.


From: Tatiana [ kolosssok@bk.ru]

To: Daniel [ dani@hant.com]


Hi Daniel! :)


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 can answer your questions. The warmest month in Russia this August. You can wear shorts and a T-shirt all day. You have to visit our museum, the Kremlin, Arbat street. You should take a walk around the city at night. It's very beautiful.


In Moscow, there are cheap hotels. I advise you to stay at the "Moskvich". It's pretty cheap.


The rest talk at the meeting. When you arrives? Can I meet you?


Best wishes,

Tanya ;)







Task 18.


  • Do you ever get to university late?

Yes, I do. This was on Wednesday. I was late for math, because there was a big traffic jam


  • When the last time you got lost?

I was walking with my friends on the weekend. We walked through different streets and could not find the subway.


  • What do you think is the best age to get married?

 I think the best age to get married for 24 years old. Because I want to finish university and go to work.






Task 17.


  •  What would you do if a bear attacked you?

  If a bear attacked me I would attack it too.


  •  What would you do if you saw a snake?

 If I saw a snake, I would be scared and 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 about the birthday of a friend, I would have surprise party that that's the way it has been planned.


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

 If I was late for an important meeting I would apologise and let the meeting organiser know I was running late as soon as I can.





Task 16.

How to solve the problems?


1)       Arrange for her party. You can invite all of her friends. She will be delighted. You can give her some jewelry.


2)       If you can not find the cat for two days, then call your friend and tell him about it.


3)       "If you want to lose a friend, then let him borrow money." Russian proverb.


4)       You can start jogging in the morning. This will improve your health.





Task 15.


  1. When was the last time you had to make a big decision?

It was probably a year ago, when I chose the right university for me.


  1. What kind of information do you often get from the Internet? 

It's the information on my studies.


  1. When was the last time you had an invitation to a wedding? 

 I've never been no weddings.


  1. Which party won the last general election in your country? 

The party "United Russia" won the election. 


  1. Do you belong to any organization (for example, Greenpeace, etc.)?

No, I don’t. I’d like to belong to Greenpeace because I like animals.


  1. What do you think is the best form of communication? e-mail, phone, or text-message? 

 I think that it’s a text-message.






Task 14.


Dear Mrs. Sanders,

Thank you for your letter. I’m happy that we’ll spend good time together.


I’m arriving at 8 a.m. at Gatwick airport. When I arrive in Brighton, I’m going to phone you then we are meeting.

What’s about myself? I don’t smoke. I’d like to eat your national food. If it’s possible, I’ll glade to live single in room. I’m going to back to Russia immediately after the end of the course, because I have some works in Moscow. But I have some questions for you. What’s the weather there and what are thing I should take with mine?


I’ll wait for your answer J 


P.S. I’m spending my photo to you.


Best wishes






Task 13.


1. Do you enjoy learning English? Why?

Yes, I do. This is very interesting.


2. Why are you learning English? 

I want to communicate in English, sing songs, read books.


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

It's hard to say what to write. I know a lot of words and rules, but can not speak properly.


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

Yes, it is possible. Many learn two or three languages ​​at the same time.


5. Would you like to learn another language? Which one? 

Yes, I do. I want to learn French and Czech.







Task 12.



From: Tatiana Gromadchuk [ kolosssok@bk.ru]

To: Thai Cookery courses in Chiang Mai [ thaicook@blueelephant.com]

Subjects: Information about courses




  Dear Sir / Madam,


  I am writing to ask for information about your cookery courses. I would like to attend classes twice a week. I am 18 and I study at university. I can cook a few simple dishes but I want to learn to cook soups and salads. 


  I have looked at your website, but there is no information about courses next summer. Could you please send me information about dates and prices? Who will teach us? And how long is the training?


  I look forward to hearing from you.


  Yours faithfully


  Tatiana Gromadchuk.




Task 11.




Shop assistant: Can I help you?

Customer: Yes, I really like this dress. Do you have it in Medium?

Shop assistant: Let’s see… We have it in red in Medium. Do you want to try it on?

Customer: Yes, I do. Do you take MasterCard?

Shop assistant: Yes, of course!


Next day…


Shop assistant: Good afternoon. Can I help you?

Customer: Yes, I bought this dress yesterday. It’s too big for me.

Shop assistant: Would you like to exchange or refund?

Customer: I would prefer a refund.

Shop assistant: No problem. Do you have the receipt?

Customer: Yes, here you are.





Task 10.


From: Tatiana [ kolosssok@bk.ru]

To: Anna [ tosya.94@mail.ru]

Subjects: Hi from Russia


  Hi Anna, 


  My name is Tanya. I’m Russian and live in Moscow. I like my city. I live with my parents. I’m 18 years old. I study Economics at university. I’m in my first year there.

  I’m going to tell you about myself. I have fair hair and blue eyes. I think I’m a funny, friendly and interesting person.

  In my free time I like reading books, swimming, dancing, and going for a walk with my friends. In the future I want to start learning Czech, because I’m going to visit Prague.

  Please write soon and tell me about you and your life.


Best wishes

Tanya :)



Task 9

Audio recording and upload >>


1) something you love doing in the summer


I love walking or roller skating with friends in the summer. And I love reading in the parks.



2) something you spend a lot of time doing


I spend a lot of time doing homework. Because I want to get good marks for my work.



3) something you are thinking of doing this weekend.


I am thinking of going to the cinema with my friends this weekend. I want to have a good time.





Task 8.  

Online recording software >>


1) Have you ever forgotten to turn off your mobile in a cinema or a concert?


Yes, I have. Because I thought that my phone was turned off. I was ashamed when my mobile called in the cinema. Because it's not respectful to other people in the hall.



2) Do you always remember to phone your friends on their birthdays?


Yes, I do. Because these are my friends! And I love them very much. But if I forget to call, I will apologize and I congratulate them the next day.



3) When was the last time you promised not to come home late?


Maybe a month ago. I was walking with friends in the center of Moscow and I promised not to come home too late. But I came home at 11 p.m.





Task 7.


Terribly, but cool.



I was with my friends in the Ukraine this summer. It was fun. We had a very good time.


In the photo you can see me and my friend. We were going to ride a tablet. We were very courageous when we sat down in it. But later we got very frightened. The tablet was attached to the ATV. It pulled us with a great speed. We had put on vests. If we dropped out we wouldn’t have drowned.


Some people asked turn them overturned in the sea, but we asked not to do so. But anyway were turned over near the coast.


It was terrible. And then everything hurt.

We loved it. But we wouldn’t do it again.





Task 6.


Audio recording and upload >>


1) “The Count of Monte Cristo” the best book I’ve ever read.


2) The Eiffel Tower the most beautiful old building I’ve ever seen.


3) “Sinister” is the most frightening film I’ve ever seen.



4) Germany is the coldest place I’ve ever been to.


5) The Kingdom of Bahrain is the hottest place I’ve ever been to. Bahrain is a small island.





Task 5.



I am going to travel to the Ukraine in the summer. Odessa is a very beautiful city and I'm going to see all the sightseeing. I want to go with a big company then it will not be boring. We are going by train all day. Then we are going by bus. I am swimming in the sea and have fun. 







Task 4.



Record audio or upload mp3 >>



Anna: Excuse me! My name is Anna. I'm from London and I got lost. Could you tell me how to get to a cafe?

Tanya: Sure. Which cafe do you need?

Anna: Coffee House.

Tanya: It’s not far. Turn right and go straight ahead. It’s the second street on the right.

Anna: Thank you.

Tanya: No problem.







Task 3.




Moscow is in the center of Russia. I’ve lived in this city for 18 years. Moscow is a beautiful and interesting city. Red Square, Arbat and Tverskaya, Manezh Square create a friendly atmosphere. There are always a lot of people here. I am glad that Moscow attracts tourists and becomes home for many people.






Task 2.


Record music and voice >>






Hello. Let me introduce myself. My name is Tatiana Gromadchuk. I’m 18 years old. I live in Moscow with my parents. I am a student at Moscow University. I study economics. In the future I want to work in a bank or in the government of our city. I really like to study and spend time with my group.


In free time I like to read. At the moment I'm reading Alexander Dumas' “The Count of Monte Cristo”. This is a very interesting novel. I also like to listen to music. I like listening alternative rock. I like such bands as Linkin Park and Green Day.


I'm a very kind and sweet girl. And I am very punctual and serious. I want to become a good person.







Task 1.


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


I have never snowboarded. I really want to learn how to skate a snowboard. Because I think it’s pretty cool. My uncle has long rides on a snowboard. He traveled to Finland to go snowboarding. He told me that it's really great to go snowboarding downhill.


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


I have been to Europe. I have visited Germany, France, Poland, Holland and Belgium. I have seen a lot of interesting places. We traveled by bus all the time. I was very tired, but I had fun and it was interesting. I recommend that everyone go on a tour around Europe.


c) one thing you've done recently


I met my old friends last weekend. We talked and walked. I was happy to see them.


d) one thing you are spending more or less time on than two years ago


I spend more time on studying and using a computer. Because I'm getting ready for each lesson and making presentations and reports.




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Comments (1)

Tanya Bunakova said

at 6:39 pm on Oct 23, 2013

Tanya, well-done!!!
P.S. there is no track in Task 2

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