Lesson 2 - L&S, Functions, Pronunciation - WAR AND CONFLICT

From Studia Informatyczne

Make one sentence from the two given, forming an –ing or an –ed clause:

  1. I live in a nice room. My room overlooks the garden.
  2. A man was taken to hospital. What was his name?
  3. Right behind our mountain shelter there is a trail. The trail leads to Orla Perć.
  4. Some of the MPs were given additional funds. Most of them squandered the money.
  5. I’m thinking of the name of a European capital city. Its name begins with “W”.

Answer

  1. I live in a nice room overlooking the garden.
  2. What was the name of the man taken to hospital?
  3. Right behind our mountain shelter there is a trail leading to Orla Perć.
  4. Most of the MPs given additional funds squandered the money.
  5. I’m thinking of the name of a European capital city beginning with “W”.

Pre-listening
Look at the photos below and think back tothe war in Iraq. Is it really over? Do you know what the situation is like there is at the moment?

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Pre-listening

You are going to listen to an interview with a prison guard in Iraq. What kind of person do you think the guard is going to be? What difficulties are there in this kind of job? Put down your guesses:
Age ...................................
Sex ...................................
Personal characteristics ..............
Difficulties ..........................


While listening
Now listen to the interview and check whether your predictions were correct. In each of the sentences, choose the correct answer. If you need to, play the recording twice:

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  • Ćwiczenie 2 aqm
  • Ćwiczenie 3 aqm
  • Ćwiczenie 4 aqm

Can you think of more examples of homophones?