18th Century Britain. Иностранный язык. Фомина И.В. - 16 стр.

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He had a much better knowledge of Europe and European affairs than any
English statesman.
Ex. 5. Transform the sentences from Active Voice into Passive.
1. George I marked the first years of his reign by the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715.
2. People knew this prince as the Old Pretender.
3. They had taken James Edward to France and brought up him there.
4. They forced James Edward to flee soon.
5. Monarchy left local government largely in the hands of country gentlemen
owning large estates.
6. Henry St.John, Viscount Bolingbroke led the party of Church and King.
7. They couldnt codify the practice of limited monarchy.
Ex. 6. Read and translate the sentences with modal verbs and constructions, please.
Could you explain their grammatical forms and functions in the sentences?
1. James Edward might call himself a king but he had to struggle for his fathers
domain.
2. It was clear then that the sentiments of the past need not shed blood of the
present.
3. Bolingbroke may be called one of the most outstanding leaders any political
4. The Whigs were able to start the process of the transmutation of limited
monarchy into parliamentary government.
5. The practice of limited monarchy could not be codified.
6. The British constitution might be the envy of Europe because it allowed a
hitherto unknown political freedom.
7. When political decisions had to be made the king was the only person known
to the law who could make them.
Ex. 7. Ask 10-12 questions to the text.
Ex. 8. Entitle each passage of the text.
Ex. 9. Retell the text.
Unit V
From Limited Monarchy to Parliamentary Government
Part II
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He had a much better knowledge of Europe and European affairs than any
English statesman.

Ex. 5. Transform the sentences from Active Voice into Passive.

1. George I marked the first years of his reign by the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715.
2. People knew this prince as the Old Pretender.
3. They had taken James Edward to France and brought up him there.
4. They forced James Edward to flee soon.
5. Monarchy left local government largely in the hands of country gentlemen
owning large estates.
6. Henry St.John, Viscount Bolingbroke led the party of Church and King.
7. They couldn’t codify the practice of limited monarchy.

Ex. 6. Read and translate the sentences with modal verbs and constructions, please.
Could you explain their grammatical forms and functions in the sentences?

1. James Edward might call himself a king but he had to struggle for his father’s
domain.
2. It was clear then that the sentiments of the past need not shed blood of the
present.
3. Bolingbroke may be called one of the most outstanding leaders any political
4. The Whigs were able to start the process of the transmutation of limited
monarchy into parliamentary government.
5. The practice of limited monarchy could not be codified.
6. The British constitution might be the envy of Europe because it allowed a
hitherto unknown political freedom.
7. When political decisions had to be made the king was the only person known
to the law who could make them.

Ex. 7. Ask 10-12 questions to the text.

Ex. 8. Entitle each passage of the text.

Ex. 9. Retell the text.

Unit V

From Limited Monarchy to Parliamentary Government
Part II