1. Текст QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION
1. Read the article and say in 2-3 sentences what it is about.
This text is about safety surfing. The internet neither belongs to nor is controlled by any one person, organization or government. Parents need to be instructed on how to travel safely along that superhighway.
2. The author says that the Internet otters exciting opportunities for youngsters. Find this extract and read it aloud.
The Internet neither belongs to nor is controlled by any one person, organization or government. It gives all of us the opportunity to create material for others to see. On the other hand, as in ordinary life, there are those who might use it for illegal purposes. The freedom of the net offers exciting opportunities for youngsters and, by being aware of the possible dangers and taking steps to avoid them, they can happily explore that online world in safety.
3. What is surfing the internet compared to?
The internet nowadays is compared to a huge city full of many different kinds of places and people. As in a real city, there are certain places which are suitable for youngsters and others which need to be avoided.
4. Why is it important to use the Internet sensibly?
The internet neither belongs to not is controlled by any one person, organization or government. And there are those who might use it for illegal purposes. And youngsters can also spend all their free time in front of the computer, isolating themselves from other people their age. That's why it is important to use the internet sensibly.
1. What does the first speaker complain about?
He doesn't have any time to enjoy hobbles or to see his children and spend time with them. His wife works at another time and its difficult ever see each other. Ha hasn't much time for lunch.
2. How has the life style of the second speaker changed?
He works 30 hours a week. He feels much happier. He plays tennis twice a week and has long weekends.
3. What does the third speaker think about his way of Ufa and the typical Japanese work-life balance?
He has chosen a lifestyle that he likes and that gives him a lot of freedom. The typical Japanese balance is hard. Japanese work too much and a lot of people get III and die. But he doesn’t want his life to be ruled by work.
3. Тема Tourism
Nowadays tourism has become very popular. It is always interesting to discover new things, different ways of life, to meet different people, to try different food. People may travel either for pleasure or on business. If you want to experience a whole new environment, to see new places and meet new people, travelling Is the right way. There are a lot of means of travelling: by sea, by plane, by car, on foot Travelling on business allows people to get more information about achievements of other companies and helps them to make their own business more successful. Some people travel for educational purposes, or they visit their distant relatives and friends. As for me, I don't travel much, but I hope to travel a lot In future. I prefer travelling by car. Travelling by car is convenient. You don't depend on the timetable. You are free to stop and change the direction whenever you want, I would travel around my own country first and then travel abroad. There are a lot of places to visit In Belarus, such as Mir and Nesvizh castles, Belavezhskaya Pushcha, Brest fortress and others.