# How to Discuss a Story. Бунеева И.М - 19 стр.

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a) two times
b) three times
selected Rudolf out of the crowd
4. The girl took Rudolfs help
a) with surprise
b) indifferently
c) as a natural thing
5. Rudolf knocked at the girls door because
b) he got a card from the girl
c) it was the Hand of Fate
6. The
a) manager
b) director
c) agent
of the theatre gave the Negro a dollar and asked him to hand out a few of
the cards advertising the play The Green Door.
b. Explain the words and expressions given in part I and reproduce the
situations in which they were used.
III. SPEAKING
a. Retell the story as close to the text as you can
b. Talking points
1. What do you know about the main characters of the story Rudolf and the
girl? What can you say about their appearances, jobs, families, life stories?
2. Do you feel the authors attitude towards the main characters? Does he
sympathize with them, laugh at them or disapprove of their actions and
words?
3. .Do you think their meeting was the Hand of Fate or a mere coincidence?
Give reasons. Can a coincidence influence or even change ones life?
4. Was the young man a romantic person? Why?
5. Why wasnt the girl surprised when the young man appeared and helped her?
Was she sure that somebody would come and take care of her?
6. What do you think of the genre of the story? Would you call it romantic?
c. Choose one of the talking points and sum up the discussion in pairs
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a) two times
b) three times
selected Rudolf out of the crowd
4. The girl took Rudolf’s help
a) with surprise
b) indifferently
c) as a natural thing
5. Rudolf knocked at the girl’s door because
b) he got a card from the girl
c) it was the Hand of Fate
6. The
a) manager
b) director
c) agent
of the theatre gave the Negro a dollar and asked him to hand out a few of
the cards advertising the play “The Green Door”.

b. Explain the words and expressions given in part I and reproduce the
situations in which they were used.

III.    SPEAKING

a. Retell the story as close to the text as you can

b. Talking points
1.   What do you know about the main characters of the story – Rudolf and the
girl? What can you say about their appearances, jobs, families, life stories?
2.   Do you feel the author’s attitude towards the main characters? Does he
sympathize with them, laugh at them or disapprove of their actions and
words?
3.   .Do you think their meeting was “the Hand of Fate” or a mere coincidence?
Give reasons. Can a coincidence influence or even change one’s life?
4.   Was the young man a romantic person? Why?
5.   Why wasn’t the girl surprised when the young man appeared and helped her?
Was she sure that somebody would come and take care of her?
6.   What do you think of the genre of the story? Would you call it romantic?

c. Choose one of the talking points and sum up the discussion in pairs