Divide the text into logical parts.

2. Express the main idea of each part. Use the following phrases:

The first (second, third ) part of the text is about

It describes (considers, deals with, informs)

The author stresses (points out) that

3. Ask your friend questions in English about their content. Summarize his/her answers:





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4. Say in one or two sentences what the following people do:

1. a foreman; 2. an engineer; 3. a bricklayer; 4. a carpenter; 5. a plasterer; 6. a plumber; 7. a painter; 8. a locksmith; 9. a glass-cutter; 10. a builder; 11. a designer; 12. a roofer; 13. an electrician.


5. Ask your friend if she/he knows the main steps in the construction of a house:

1. What is the construction of a house begun with?

2. When is the foundation built?

3. What takes place when the foundation work is finished?

4. When does the building of the walls begin?

5. When is the lintel inserted in the wall above the opening?

6. How are the storeys separated?

7. What is the purpose of a staircase?

8. What crowns the whole structure?

9. When are connections made?

6. Comment your friends answers. Do you agree with him/her or not? If not, say why. Was she/he right? Express your opinion:

As far as I know ;

I must confess ;

If I am not mistaken ;

Frankly speaking ;

I wonder ;

I must disappoint you ;

I agree with (to) .


7. Name all parts of a house. Tell your friends about their functions and the materials they are made from:

Example: A framework is .

It carries .

make up a framework..

depends upon framework.

(foundation; floors; walls; roofs; doors; windows; staircase).


8. You are on an excursion to the construction site. Ask the foreman about the house is being built. Discuss the building process:





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Summarize the foremans answers. Present your summaries to the class and choose the summary that is the best.

Give a short summary of the text.


  1. Arrange the following units into two lexical and two terminological sets. I Give them corresponding names.
  2. Classification of phraseological units and their structural types.
  4. Contribution of Ukrainian linguists to lexicological studies.
  5. Different phonological schools and their concept of phoneme
  6. Divide the text into logical parts.
  7. Divide the text into logical parts.
  8. Divide the text into logical parts.
  9. Ecological Problems
  10. Free Word-Groups Versus Phraseological Units Versus Words
  11. Interrelation of Etymological and Stylistic Characteristics of Words.

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