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Task 1.

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

I have never bailed out but I would like to try it,because ,in my opinion,it is (an) unforgettable feeling.


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

I am fond of driving a moto and,to my mind, everyone should try it


c) one thing you've done recently 

I had my birthday lately, I invited my friends and we had an amazing night


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

The journey to my university takes me a lot of time and it is awful.


Task 2.


My name is Denis. I amm a first-year student of the university MGUU. I live with my parents in the suburb of Moscow. I spend most of my spare time working in my parents' company. I like music so much!



Task 3.

I live in the settlement called "Green" There is a forest around it and it is very difficult to get to Moscow. There are a lot of people here who drive a moto in summer and a snowmobile in winter. Also there are churches here. Next to them there are two lakes where everybody fishes.



Task 4.

Audio recording and upload >>

- Hello, excuse me, could you tell me, how I can get to the Kremlin from here?
- Hello, yes, sure. We are at Kitay-gorod at the moment, so you must walk down Kitaygorodskiy proezd straight to Moskovskaya embankment.
- Ok, I understand.
- You will be able to see Kremlin all way long, but it will be most noticeable from the embarkment. You will have to walk a few quarters to reach Kremlin.

- Thank you so much!

- Not at all.



Task 5.

This summer I would like to go home to Ukraine when there is a season of the strawberries. I am going to eat it during the whole month. I have missed my little motorcycle that I have there so much.

Also I am going to meet my friends. This year my friends and I are going to fishing. I wish we could go far away from everything and just enjoy our time.

Task 6.

1.Spain is the best country I have ever visited
2.The Titanic is the most boring film i have ever watched
3.Ukraine is the best country I have ever visited
4.My university is the most amicable place I have ever seen
5.my family are the funniest people I have ever known




Task 7.

In this picture my family and me are farrying across the reservoir and shortening our jorney by 300 km. On the other side of the reservoir me father's parents are waitinf for us. There is an old bridge in the water, which hasn't been completed during the war. One can see the nuclear power plant which was built like the Chernobyl's one, but this on is much bigger



Task 8.


1)Yes, i do think that it is very important to be good at cooking. What if my wife can't make a tasty dish. And it is very pleasant to surprise my girlfriend by cooking something delicious.

2)I don't forget to congratulate my friend on birthday because only a person who i know for a long time, i can call my friend

3)Yes, it is possible to learn languages without going abroad. There are a lot of people who have never been abroad and nevertheless know English.

Task 9.


1) I don't like to go shopping alone. Also if I go shopping with my friends they can advise me something.
2)I have stopped drawing, because it takes too much time.
3)I love to meet my friends in the summer. They and I aren't busy at the time.
4)I am not very good at singing. I liked singing when I was a child.
5)I'm thinking of meeting with my close friend this summer. Last time I saw him in May.



Task 10.

Hi ,
My name is Denis . Тhis name is common in Russia and Europe.
I was born in Moscow and live in Moscow.I'm eighteen years old. I study Economics
at university. I live with my parents. I have a sister.
I'm going to tell you about myself. I have brown eyes. I think I'm a
positive and friendly person.
I like spending my free time with my friends, doing sport exercises, such as running and cycling, I like reading. Sometimes I get inspiration from books.
Please write soon tell me about you and your life.

Best wishes,

Task 11.






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.

 Task 12.

Dear Sir/Madam,
I’m writing to ask for information about your cookery courses in Chiang Mai. My name is Denis, I'm 18 and I'm from Russia, Moscow. I've always liked cooking so I thought I would give it a try. All the more it's Thai cuisine so it's unusual for me!

I would like to stay more than one week. Is it possible? If it is I would like to stay with my friends. I would like to know how much it costs including flights and course tuition fee. Besides, I'd like to know what language the training will be in?

Best wishes,

Task 13.


Yes, I do like learning English very much
I'm learning English because I need it for my future job and education, and it is interesting for me.
As for me, I think that writing is more difficult,because there are a lot of grammatical rules.
Yes, I do. Many people know more than one or two languages. It can help them to communicate with foreigners.
Yes, I would. I'd like to learn Polish, because a lot of people say that it is very easy and it has funny pronunciation


Task 14.

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 12AM on 31 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. No, I don't smoke. And I want to stay with you for 5 days more after the end of the course. If it's not difficult for you, I really want to visit Spain and Prague. And on the last day we can go to a restaurant all together.


Task 15.

My latest important decision was when i was entering the university and I was trying to choose it.
Mostly I watch soap operas and read some interesting articles in the Internet
I have never been invited to a wedding.

я не знаю как будет единая россия 
I don't belong to any organization

Task 16.


1.You should to ask your girlfriend what she likes and think up a surprise.
2.You should phone her now and tell about it. When she comes home she might get angry.
3.You should lend the money, but you should specify the conditions.
4.You should do exercises and run.

Task 17.


When I am attacked by a bear I will run away quicklySave
When i see a snake I will go away slowly
If i lost my passport during the holidays I would ask for help in the embassy
If i came late to an important meeting i whould apologize and tell why i was late

Task 18.


1)I would like to meet Michel Jackson because before I dreamed about it

2)I would like to visit Swiss rare cars auction

3) I don't have anything I am good at

Task 19

1)The best book I have ever read is "the war and the peace" by Tolstoy. I think that one can find all answers.

2)To be honest,I have never met mean people in my life

3)The most boring sport is the chess,it is too tedious

4)The worst film is the best film


Task 20.


- Good morning ! Can I help you?
- I have a flue . Do you have something I can take ?
- What symptoms do you have?
- I have a headaches, coughs , runny nose and high temperature
- What temperature do you have?
- My temperature is 38.
- Oh, dear!. Are you allergic to any medicine?
- No, I'm not.
- Okay. These are nose drops, cough tablets, aspirin. These will make you feel better.
- How many do I have to take?
- You should take 2 drops every 3 hours, 1 cough tablet every 5 hours and 2 aspirin pills every 4 hours. If you don't feel better in 2 days, you should see a doctor.
- Okay, thanks. How much are they?
- $11,56, please.
- Thank you!
- You are welcome.


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Comments (9)

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:52 pm on Mar 13, 2013

Denis, please record your voice! You can do it on your mobile phone and then upload on this site.

Tanya Bunakova said

at 11:54 pm on Mar 13, 2013

- did you mean that you are fond of riding a motorbike?
- I HAVE had my birthday lately

When was your birthday by the way?

zevz.95@... said

at 9:02 pm on Mar 14, 2013

My birthday is the 31st of January ,and when do you have your birthday ?

Tanya Bunakova said

at 10:32 pm on Mar 14, 2013

Mine is on 11 May

Tanya Bunakova said

at 5:11 pm on Mar 31, 2013

Task 5
-remove 'when there is a' and write 'in the season of strawberries'
-I am going to eat them
-are going fishing

Task 6 - it's an audio task, record it on your mobile phone and then upload the file to this web-site
-'I' not ' i'
-My university is the friendliest place I have ever seen

And the presentation is really nice!

Tanya Bunakova said

at 5:13 pm on Mar 31, 2013

I hope you don't mind that I've put the picture of your motorcycle on your page.

Tanya Bunakova said

at 9:46 am on May 7, 2013

Denis, are you sure you'll be able to complete all the tasks by the end of the course?

Tanya Bunakova said

at 7:33 pm on Jun 16, 2013

Denis, well-done, continue your work and don't forget about the audio, please.

Tanya Bunakova said

at 12:55 am on Jun 24, 2013

Oral tasks: 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20. Please record the missing tasks.

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