# The World around Us. Любинская Н.А. - 16 стр.

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3. Milton Hershey designed everything in the “sweetest place on earth” to im-
prove his workers’ lives.
4. Hershey employs foreign workers because it pays them less than Ameri-
cans.
5. Hershey will be an easy prey for all its suitors.
6. Philip Morris has fewer chances to acquire Hershey than NestléȱandȱCadȬ
bury.
7. People’s resistance will evidently stop the deal.
B. Language Practice
I. Explain in English the meaning of the following:
b. a voting stake
c. a hostile takeover
d. to diversify one’s portfolio
e. will be tricky to integrate
II. Fill in with prepositions.
1. Hence the community outrage ____________ a possible change of owner-
ship.
2. Politicians are capitalizing _______ local ire and taking the trust
___________ court.
3. The job of the trust is to finance a school for disadvantaged students set
_________ __________ the childless Milton and Kitty.
4. The Trust wants to expand the number of students __________ 1,300
________ 1,500.
5. The taste of Hershey chocolate which is, as Legend has it, made ________
sour milk is not enough to put _________ the bidders.
III. Look at these sentences and answer the questions.
1. If I had sold my shares after six months, I would have made a lot of money.
Does this sentence refer to the present or the past?
Did the person sell the shares?
2. If I hadn’t taken so many risks, I wouldn’t have lost so much.
Did the person take risks?
Did the person lose money?
3. What would Milton Hershey have done at that situation?
C. Making a Summary
Make a summary consisting of 10–12 sentences based on the following plan:
1. State the subject
2. Historical background
3. The present situation
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3. Milton Hershey designed everything in the “sweetest place on earth” to im-
prove his workers’ lives.
4. Hershey employs foreign workers because it pays them less than Ameri-
cans.
5. Hershey will be an easy prey for all its suitors.
6. Philip Morris has fewer chances to acquire Hershey than Nestlé�and�Cad�
bury.
7. People’s resistance will evidently stop the deal.

B.   Language Practice
I.   Explain in English the meaning of the following:
b.   a voting stake
c.   a hostile takeover
d.   to diversify one’s portfolio
e.   will be tricky to integrate

II. Fill in with prepositions.
1. Hence the community outrage ____________ a possible change of owner-
ship.
2. Politicians are capitalizing _______ local ire and taking the trust
___________ court.
3. The job of the trust is to finance a school for disadvantaged students set
_________ __________ the childless Milton and Kitty.
4. The Trust wants to expand the number of students __________ 1,300
________ 1,500.
5. The taste of Hershey chocolate which is, as Legend has it, made ________
sour milk is not enough to put _________ the bidders.

III. Look at these sentences and answer the questions.
1. If I had sold my shares after six months, I would have made a lot of money.
Does this sentence refer to the present or the past?
Did the person sell the shares?
2. If I hadn’t taken so many risks, I wouldn’t have lost so much.
Did the person take risks?
Did the person lose money?
3. What would Milton Hershey have done at that situation?

C. Making a Summary
Make a summary consisting of 10–12 sentences based on the following plan:
1. State the subject
2. Historical background
3. The present situation
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