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No 81. Exercise 8.
[e] send, depend [dɪ'pend], to depend — depended, to depend on smth, to depend on the weather, to depend on the plan. Children usually depend on their parents for food and clothes. You can always depend on Jane. — Will you go with me? — It depends.
independence [ɪndɪ'pendəns], independence from your parents, independence from England, Independence Day. The American colonists wanted to have independence from England. Children always want to have independence from their parents. Americans celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July.
[aɪ] night, fight [faɪt], to fight — fought — fought, to fight for peace, to fight for independence, to fight for one’s country. Dogs sometimes fight. America fought against England for its independence.
a fight — fights, to have a fight over a book. There was a fight between the boys. The two sisters had a fight over which TV programme to watch.
[ə] cold, gold [ɡəʊld], a gold coin, a gold box, a gold cup, as good as gold, a heart of gold. There were two gold coins in his collection. The old woman had a heart of gold. The child was as good as gold, golden ['ɡəʊldən], golden hair, golden leaves, a golden rule. My little sister has golden hair.
[e] tent, empty ['emptɪ], an empty room, an empty house. The room was empty. There was no furniture or people in it.
[eɪ] create, situated ['sɪtjueɪtɪd], to be situated on the iland, to be situated in the forest, to be situated in the mountains. The hotel is situated at the seaside.
[ʌ] sun, gun [gʌn], a gun — guns, an old gun, a new gun, to hunt with a gun. Many people in America have guns. Colonists often hunted with guns.
No 82. Exercise 15.
(By Langston Hughes)
The night is beautiful,
So the faces of my people.
The stars are beautiful,
So the eyes of my people.
Beautiful also is the sun.
Beautiful also are the souls of my people.