# English writers. Мартемьянова Н.В. - 13 стр.

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8 Complete the sentences using these words:each other, other or others.
1) It is quite clear that they love _____.
2) I thought it was quite the _____ way.
3) You should be thinking about _____.
4) Let us put it into the fire!”said the _____boy.
5) The fireworks began to talk to _____ .
6) The King always answered questions that were addressed to _____ people.
7) The bride and bridegroom, for instance, love _____ dearly.
8) It would be unfair to expect _____ people to be as remarkable as oneself.
9 Insert articles if necessary.
1) He was one of ___ seven children born to ___ cotter.
2) At ___ various schools Robert was given ___ thorough grounding in ___ English.
3) He began to write when he was at ___ school.
4) His spare time was fully employed on ___ farm as ___ labourer and ___ ploughman.
5) In this and ___ following year he wrote prolifically.
6) Burns found himself feted by ___ by literary and ___ aristocratic society of ___
Edinburgh.
7) A year later he eventually secured ___ post as ___ Excise officer.
8) ___ Scottish poems owe much to ___ Scottish song, to ___ early Scottish poets and
to ___ 18th cent.poet Fergusson
1 Are the following statements about the text true or false?If there is not
enough information, write don’t know.
1) Robert Burns was of English birth. _____
2) Robert was given a good education._____
3) He began to write when he was a schoolboy._____
4) He practically has no spare time. _____
5) He was much influenced by Mackenzie’s novel The Man of Feeling._____
6) Jean Armour became Burn’s wife._____
7) They have 2 children._____
8) He went to Jamaica because of his financial and domestic problems._____
9) Burns became famous after publishing his poems in 1786._____
10) In 1787 he married Mrs.M’Lehose.
11) He travelled in the Highlands and the Borders, collecting musical instruments._____
12) After his marriage Robert Burns settled on a poor farm._____
2 Read the text again and complete the following sentences.
1) Robert Burns was one of seven children born to _____________________________
2) He read voraciously for himself and began _________________________________
3) After his father’s death he and his brother Gilbert continued ___________________
4) In this and the following year he wrote prolifically, but _______________________
5) Whe Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect appeared 1786 _____________________
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8      Complete the sentences using these words:each other, other or others.
1) It is quite clear that they love _____.
2) I thought it was quite the _____ way.
3) You should be thinking about _____.
4) Let us put it into the fire!said the _____boy.
5) The fireworks began to talk to _____ .
6) The King always answered questions that were addressed to _____ people.
7) The bride and bridegroom, for instance, love _____ dearly.
8) It would be unfair to expect _____ people to be as remarkable as oneself.
9 Insert articles if necessary.
1) He was one of ___ seven children born to ___ cotter.
2) At ___ various schools Robert was given ___ thorough grounding in ___ English.
3) He began to write when he was at ___ school.
4) His spare time was fully employed on ___ farm as ___ labourer and ___ ploughman.
5) In this and ___ following year he wrote prolifically.
6) Burns found himself feted by ___ by literary and ___ aristocratic society of ___
Edinburgh.
7) A year later he eventually secured ___ post as ___ Excise officer.
8) ___ Scottish poems owe much to ___ Scottish song, to ___ early Scottish poets and
to ___ 18th cent.poet Fergusson

1     Are the following statements about the text true or false?If there is not
enough information, write dont know.
1) Robert Burns was of English birth. _____
2) Robert was given a good education._____
3) He began to write when he was a schoolboy._____
4) He practically has no spare time. _____
5) He was much influenced by Mackenzies novel The Man of Feeling._____
6) Jean Armour became Burns wife._____
7) They have 2 children._____
8) He went to Jamaica because of his financial and domestic problems._____
9) Burns became famous after publishing his poems in 1786._____
10) In 1787 he married Mrs.MLehose.
11) He travelled in the Highlands and the Borders, collecting musical instruments._____
12) After his marriage Robert Burns settled on a poor farm._____

2      Read the text again and complete the following sentences.
1) Robert Burns was one of seven children born to _____________________________
2) He read voraciously for himself and began _________________________________
3) After his fathers death he and his brother Gilbert continued ___________________
4) In this and the following year he wrote prolifically, but _______________________
5) Whe Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect appeared 1786 _____________________