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Language Function

Reinforcing Vocabulary

Vocabulary File

Ex. 2. You need to report the police .

Language Function

Reinforcing Vocabulary

Vocabulary File

Words and word combination Translation
at the barbers at the hairdressers trim the hair have/get a haircut at the shoemakers have ones shoes repaired/ repaired/soled, heeled   at the watchmakers regular, v, set, v gain, v (10 minutes) be slow (10 minutes) at the photographs camera, n film, n have ones photo taken develop and print snapshots at the launderette wash, v (have the suit washed) self-service laundry soap-pouder, n   For your personal vocabulary ..................................................................................... ..................................................................................... ..................................................................................... ..................................................................................... .....................................................................................    

Ex. 1. You may have some everyday problems and you may want to make requests about them. Try as in the model.

Model 1: I want to have my hair cut.

Can I have my hair cut?

Where can I have my hair cut?

I want to have my watch regulated my shoes repaired my suit mended my photo taken my clothing pressed my dress cleaned my hair done my nails manicured my bear trimmed my car washed

Model 2: My blazer fits me badly (to lengthen).

It really does. It needs lengthening/It has to be lengthened. You must take it to the tailors.

1. My hair looks untidy (to do).

2. My jacket has creased (to press).

3. My soles are coming off (to repair).

4. My watch is fast (to regulate).

5. My shoes are tight (to stretch).




6. My room is untidy (to clean).

 

Asking about problems
Formal
I hope you don't mind me asking this, but is anything wrong/is anything the matter? Are you certain/quite sure there's nothing worrying you/there's nothing the matter? May I ask if anything is wrong?
Neutral
I know it's really none of my business/nothing to do with me really, but it does occasionally help to talk about things, you know... You look worried/seem a bit upset this morning. What's the matter?
Informal
Something worrying you, isn't it? There's something bothering you, isn't there? Is there a problem? Is something the matter? What's up?

Ex. 1. Replace these formal phrases with informal ones.

1. May I ask if anything is wrong? 2. I'm pleased to have been of help. 3. Thank you all the same. 4. Are you quite sure there's nothing worrying you? 5.1 know it's really none of my business, but it does occasionally help to talk about things, you know.

 

 

d) You need to report the police

Words and word combination Translation
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Saying you are worried
Formal
I find very worrying. I'm extremely nervous of I'm afraid of gives some cause for concern.
Neutral
I'm uneasy about I'm very anxious I have some problems, you know I fear I'm worried/scared of
Informal
I'm worried sick about/by I'm really in a flap. I'm scared sick.

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  1. A Pidgin Language
  2. AND UKRAINIAN LANGUAGES. AFFIXATION.
  3. BASIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SUBCONSCIOUS LANGUAGE
  4. Communicative functions.
  5. Data Buses and ALU Register/Register Functions
  6. End Function
  7. Exercise 1. Translate the following sentences paying attention to Participle Constructions in different syntactic functions.
  8. In both examples the sounds differ in articulations, but in the second case the sounds have functionally no significance.
  9. Language and extralinguistic world
  10. Language as a means of communication
  11. LECTURE3.2. Text stylistics as branch of functional stylistics. Subject, tasks.




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