Home Reading Aid on the Book "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4" by Sue Townsend. Костенко Н.В - 12 стр.


Explain the use of grammar in the following instances:
a few hairs (p.35), can be a God (p. 39).
Be ready with discussion points on Adrians family situation.
Make up short dialogues or conversations using the following everyday phrases:
to be off smth or smb; to test-drive the car; to need feeding-up; to fall out; to crack
up; to get mad with rage; to boss smb around; to go to pot (about skin); to be not born
yesterday, to be freezing cold; you never know.
ASSIGNMENT 3, pp 57-80
PART I, pp 57-68
Study the active vocabulary. Explain the meaning of words and phrases set forth
in the list below:
1. to answer the phone;
2. to have a sense of humour;
3. to have a good laugh;
4. to put smth down ones back;
5. squalid;
6. to pine (to death) for smb;
7. to be insensitive to someones needs;
8. buddy;
9. to expire (expiring date);
10. to take delight in doing smth;
11. to be complemented on;
12. to laugh until smbs eyes watered;
13. the check out;
14. to take ones hat off to smb;
15. to have money to burn;
16. hypocrite;
17. to take ones mind off smb/smth;