Speaking legal English. Борисова Л.А. - 61 стр.

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State of peace/truce/war
Independent/powerful/sovereign state
Break/enter into/make/sign a treaty
Accept/approve/ratify/vote against a treaty
Treaty amendment/provisions/terms
Bilateral/global/international/multilateral treaty
Treaty of cooperation/friendship/mutual assistance/peace
Achieve/arrive at/break/reach a consensus
Accelerate/facilitate/hinder progress
Ensure/strengthen/tighten/undermine security
Security arrangements/measures/system/threat
Exercise 2. Fill in the gaps in the sentences with one of the expressions
from Exercise 1 and translate the sentences.
1. All the members have voted to _____ the treaty.
2. Both the American ______ and the Russian ________ had, of course,
the same destination: the Orient.
3. The country is in a _____ of relative _____ after ten years of fighting.
4. If you're tempted to ignore _________, consider this evidence: There
is a break-in every 60 seconds.
5. In 1954 when the German Federal Republic was established as a
________, Gehlen took over the running of the Federal German
Intelligence.
6. In September 1871 Japan ______ a commercial treaty with China.
7. It is difficult to _________ about electoral reform.
8. Jo identified once again the ongoing flaws in the system which ___.
9. The member States could have informally amended the ________, but
without such unanimity they each remained bound.
10. A ______ nuclear test ban treaty was to be signed.
11. On May 6 the two Prime Ministers _____ a treaty of _____, good-
neighbourly relations, ________ and security.
12. This once mighty state was now again becoming a ______ in Europe,
thanks less to its nominal ruler.
13. We need to _______ around the hotel during the president’s visit.
Discussion
Exercise 3. Answer the following questions.
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      Enemy/great/leading/major power
State of peace/truce/war
Independent/powerful/sovereign state
Break/enter into/make/sign a treaty
Accept/approve/ratify/vote against a treaty
Treaty amendment/provisions/terms
Bilateral/global/international/multilateral treaty
Treaty of cooperation/friendship/mutual assistance/peace
Achieve/arrive at/break/reach a consensus
Accelerate/facilitate/hinder progress
Ensure/strengthen/tighten/undermine security
Security arrangements/measures/system/threat

Exercise 2. Fill in the gaps in the sentences with one of the expressions
from Exercise 1 and translate the sentences.

1. All the members have voted to _____ the treaty.
2. Both the American ______ and the Russian ________ had, of course,
the same destination: the Orient.
3. The country is in a _____ of relative _____ after ten years of fighting.
4. If you're tempted to ignore _________, consider this evidence: There
is a break-in every 60 seconds.
5. In 1954 when the German Federal Republic was established as a
________, Gehlen took over the running of the Federal German
Intelligence.
6. In September 1871 Japan ______ a commercial treaty with China.
7. It is difficult to _________ about electoral reform.
8. Jo identified once again the ongoing flaws in the system which ___.
9. The member States could have informally amended the ________, but
without such unanimity they each remained bound.
10. A ______ nuclear test ban treaty was to be signed.
11. On May 6 the two Prime Ministers _____ a treaty of _____, good-
neighbourly relations, ________ and security.
12. This once mighty state was now again becoming a ______ in Europe,
thanks less to its nominal ruler.
13. We need to _______ around the hotel during the president’s visit.

Discussion
Exercise 3. Answer the following questions.

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