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Translate the following words and word combinations into Russian

If you are unfortunate enough to experience a breakdown, pay attention to the warning signs, to damage wheel ram, remote areas, to raise a bonnet, hazard lights, partially opened window, briefly exiting your car, to accept offers, to rely on, to be wary, to take valuables, to carry bulky goods, to conceal valuables, the occupants of the house, call him of my behalf, vegetation, which might provide cover for an attacker, to hide in basements, to park near ramp, a steady stream of activity, vicinity, suspicious people, loitering children, suspicious people, lurking nearby, to bend over bonnet.



Translate the following words and word combinations into English.

Вас преследуют, похожее место, предостерегающие знаки, пешеход, спущенная шина, обод колеса, предлагать помощь, разговаривать через частично открытое окно, кто-то появился на дороге, остаться в машине, открыть, капот, включить габаритные огни, подвергать риску, схема, отдаленные места, принять решение, полагаться на других, забрать ценности, подойти сзади, подозрительные люди, красивые окрестности, слоняющиеся без дела люди, не прячься, поток, уклон, подвал, высокие стены, ,от моего имени, постучать в дверь, громоздкие грузы, растительность, обитатели замка, прикрытие для нападающих, быть бдительным , лестницы.


Read and write true (T) or false (F) about the following statements.

1. Drivers must always be careful and attentive.

2. Suspicious persons lurking nearby can open your car in your absence.

3. When putting packages in the boot, don’t bend over with your head and body inside the lid of your boot.

4. Drivers must always be wary.

5. You can leave valuables in the car and not to worry.

6. Define the main idea of the texts:

-: Avoid parking in an unknown place

-: It’s safely to stop in an unknown area to ask help

-: Never lock your car

+: Parking, be always wary and attentive


Reported speech.

1. They ordered: “Remain in the car.”

2. The policeman said: “Raise your bonnet.”

3. The director of a company said: “Send a message on my behalf.”

4. The neighbor complained: “I can’t rely on my driver.”

5. The occupant asked: “Who knocked?”

6. The driver called to the service station and said: “My lorry broke. I need help.”

7. They answered us: “We don’t carry bulky goods.”

8. He warned me: “Be wary about being invited inside.”

9. My friend asked me: “Do you have a spare tyre?”

10. Passengers exclaimed: “Why do you move so slowly?”

11. He asked us: “Don’t put the hazard lights on.”

12. The passer-by didn’t understand: “Why was the bonnet of this car open?”

13. He asked me: “Where have you parked my car?”

14. The driver warned us: “Take your valuables with you.”

15. He asked his neighbor: “Who lurked behind the car?”

16. We answered them: “The letter was written on our behalf.”

17. The Englishman exclaimed: “Why don’t your drivers follow the Traffic Rules?”

18. The pedestrian warned us: “Be wary on the crossroads!”

19. The deputy director asked us: “Who called on my behalf?”

20. The policeman warned me: “Pay attention to the warning signs next time!”


IV. Road safety.

Read and translate the text.

Road safety.

1. According to police records at least one person is killed daily on Delhi roads in India. Every year several thousand people are killed on the roads in Great Britain. Every year between one and two hundred thousand people are injured. These people are killed or injured in road accidents.

2. If you are in England and if you listen to the 8 o'clock news from the radio, you will often hear news of road accidents. You may hear something like this:

"On Monday evening, at about twenty minutes to ten a cyclist was knocked down by a car in High Street. The cyclist has since died from I his injuries. Will anyone who saw the accident please telephone New Scotland Yard."

3. Great attention is being paid to the problem of road safety in all countries. Accidents often happen if people don't obey the rules hat help to make the road safe. If everybody obeys the rules, the roads rill be much safer. How can we make the roads safer? Here are some examples of how accidents happened.

4. The young woman was out shopping. She had a shopping basket on her left arm. She was ready to go home. She saw her bus stopping on the other side of the street. She forgot the safety rules. She was in a hurry, so she ran out into the street. She wanted to get across quickly and catch her bus. At that moment the car hit her and knocked her down. The woman was taken to hospital. The doctors did everything that was possible, but she died three hours later. It was the woman's fault. She did not obey the traffic rules.

5. The next story is about the boy who was riding a bicycle. Today he has only one leg and he will never ride a bicycle again. This accident took place in a busy shopping centre. The boy was riding a bicycle carrying a heavy box under his right arm. It was wrong thing to do. The boy had only one hand to control his bicycle. The boy was not killed, he was taken to hospital and the doctors had to cut his right leg off. It was the boy's fault. It was not the fault of the driver of the car.

6. In Great Britain traffic keeps to the left: cars, motor-vans, buses and cyclists must all keep to the left side of the road. In the USSR as well as in most countries traffic keeps to the right.

7. Before crossing the road, stop and look both ways. Then if you consider that the road is clear, that there is nothing coming it is safe to cross the road. If you see that small children or very old people are waiting to cross the road, you are to help them to cross the road in safe­ty. We must teach children to cross the road safely. We must always give them a good example. Small children must not play in the streets.

8. There are many things that drivers can do to make the road safe. But unfortunately they do not always obey the traffic rules. For exam­ple, in Delhi it is quite normal for a driver at night to see a car going along the wrong side of a divided road straight at him. The taxi-drivers often horrify people passing at full speed turning into another road sec­onds before an oncoming bus. Most cyclists in Delhi do not obey the traffic rules. Very often they pass the red traffic lights as if they did not see them at all. When a driver goes past such a cyclist he shouts at him: "Did you say good-buy to your wife this morning for good?" Another asks: "What do you think, this is your father's road?"

9. The drivers must obey traffic rules. They must be careful at cross­roads. They must drive slowly when turning into another road. A driver must not drive if he is tired or ill. A man who drives after drinking beer or wine is usually a dangerous driver. His own and the life of others may be in danger. So if you are a driver or going to become one, do not forget about all these things.


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