Home Reading Aid on the Book "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4" by Sue Townsend. Костенко Н.В - 19 стр.


6. The Royal Wedding.
Make up short dialogues or conversations using the following everyday phrases:
to spot smth/smb; to be over the moon with joy; to make sense; to be close to despair;
to last out; my lips are still cracked; to be discharged; there is no point in doing smth;
to go up the wall; school breaks up.
ASSIGNMENT 5, pp 100-118
Study the active vocabulary. Explain the meaning of words and phrases set
forth in the list below:
1. to make a reverse charge phone call;
2. to phone the speaking clock;
3. to give smb a good thrashing;
4. to lay a finger on smb;
5. to have a detrimental affect on smbs health;
6. big deal!;
7. my protest fell on deaf ears;
8. to be on drugs;
9. its absolutely fantastic;
10. to lack smth (it lacks dignity);
11. off licence;
12. rent arrears;
13. to billow out non-stop (about dust);
14. to fall to pieces;
15. its small world!;
16. to head for;
17. to be broke;
18. to have the nerve to do smth;
19. fancy doing smth;
20. to fuel passion;
21. to be insanely in love;
22. to be blind drunk;
23. to outgrow smth (coat, dress etc.);
24. skinflint;
25. the best-read kid;
26. to be bound to do smth;