# How to Discuss a Story. Бунеева И.М - 33 стр.

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c. 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 can you say about the composition of the story?
2. Is it clear from the very beginning who the criminal is and who the famous
detective is?
3. When do we learn who is who?
4. Who is that expert mentioned in the title of the story?
5. Is the composition typical of a detective story when the case is solved only in
the end?
6. What makes the situation funny?
c. Sum up the discussion in pairs
d. Improve your listening / pronunciation skills
Listen to the following passage from the story; fill in the blanks;
intone the passage; learn it by heart
I watched him with 1)_______ wondering how on 2)_______ he could 3)_______.a
supposedly burglar-proof safe without an 4)_______ of any kind. He seemed,
5)_______ , quite self-confident.
He folded up his 6)_______ and deposited it on the 7)_______ which he had
occupied. For nearly a minute I 8)_______ him. Then since it was 9)_______ time
and the room had begun to 10)_______ stifling, I stepped over to the 11)_______ ,
raised the shade and 12) _______ it to its full 13)_______, letting in a refreshing
14)_______ from Lake Michigan.
.
DUSK
by A.A. Munro
writer? (Use a dictionary)
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c. 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 can you say about the composition of the story?
2.   Is it clear from the very beginning who the criminal is and who the famous
detective is?
3.   When do we learn who is who?
4.   Who is that “expert” mentioned in the title of the story?
5.   Is the composition typical of a detective story when the case is solved only in
the end?
6.   What makes the situation funny?

c. Sum up the discussion in pairs

d. ►Improve your listening / pronunciation skills
Listen to the following passage from the story; fill in the blanks;
intone the passage; learn it by heart
I watched him with 1)_______ wondering how on 2)_______ he could 3)_______.a
supposedly burglar-proof safe without an 4)_______ of any kind. He seemed,
5)_______ , quite self-confident.
He folded up his 6)_______ and deposited it on the 7)_______ which he had
occupied. For nearly a minute I 8)_______ him. Then since it was 9)_______ time
and the room had begun to 10)_______ stifling, I stepped over to the 11)_______ ,
raised the shade and 12) _______ it to its full 13)_______, letting in a refreshing
14)_______ from Lake Michigan.
.
DUSK
by A.A. Munro