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Тексты аудиокурса 4 класс к Уроку 37

PART 2 Lesson 37

No 61. Exercise 2.

[ɒ] on, fond [fɒnd], to be fond of smth, to be fond of doing smth. Nick is fond of animals. She has always been fond of music. My uncle is fond of travelling.

[aʊ] out, proud [praʊd], to be proud of smth, to be proud of smb.

The old lady was proud of her son. We are proud of our parents. You can’t be proud of this.

[æ] am, stamp [stæmp], a stamp — stamps, a square stamp, an American stamp. When I was in Rostov I bought two beautiful stamps to send home. Do you have any stamps, please?

badge [bæʤ], a badge — badges, to buy badges, a round badge, a square badge, an English badge, to have a badge on one’s uniform, to wear a badge on a jacket. Have you got any badges?

[e] let, collect [kə'lekt], to collect — collected, to collect books, to collect stamps, to collect pictures. I have never collected anything. My sister is fond of collecting different pencils. Have you ever collected badges? Nobody knows he collects pictures. My mother collected dolls when she was a girl.

collector [kə'lektə], a collector — collectors, a famous collector, a great collector. He is a famous collector of toy cars. My little brother is a true stamp collector,

collection [kə'lekʃn], a collection — collections. He has a good collection of badges. There are two famous old stamps in his collection.

[ɔɪ] boy, coin [kɔɪn], a coin — coins, a silver coin, a small coin. My grandfather is a famous collector of coins. I’m proud of my collection of silver coins.
[Ɵ] thing, theme [Ɵi:m], a theme — themes, an interesting theme, a new theme, an old theme.— What’s the theme of your collection? — My theme is sport.

thematic [Ɵɪ'mætɪk], a thematic collection. My brother’s collection of stamps is thematic. His theme is animals.

[e] pet, special ['speʃl], a special question, a special theme, a special train, a special subject. The history of England is his special subject. He collects stamps and has got a special interest. This is a special question for you. specialist ['speʃəlɪst], a specialist — specialists, a famous specialist, a great specialist. This doctor is an eye specialist.

specialize ['speʃəlaɪz], to specialize — specialized, to specialize in history, to specialize in maths. He specializes in collecting stamps. Collectors often specialize in one subject. She specialized in teaching music.

 No 62. Exercise 10.            

MR CROCODILE

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Never smile at a crocodile.

No, you can’t get friendly with a crocodile.

Don’t be taken in by his welcome grin.

He’s imagining how well you’d fit within his skin.

Never smile at a crocodile.

Never tip your hat and stop to talk awhile,

Never run!

Walk away.

Say good night, not good day!

Clear the isle.

Never smile at Mr Crocodile.