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Lesson 1: Past Simple

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam

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But in certain circumstances and owing to the claims of duty or the obligations of business it will frequently occur that pleasures have to be repudiated and annoyances accepted. The wise man therefore always holds in these matters to this principle of selection: he rejects pleasures to secure other greater pleasures, or else he endures pains to avoid worse pains.

Tasks

1. Chose words certain circumstances and owing to the claims of duty

2. The wise man therefore always holds in these matters to this principle

3. These cases are perfectly simple and easy to distinguish.

Exercise 1: Fil the gaps (Grammar)

Chose correct worts and input to the gaps

  • Nick Carraway
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • West Egg
  • Tom Buchanan
  • Daisy
  • Valley of Ashes
  1.   , a native of St Paul, Minnesota, and also a member of the "Lost Generation" finished four novels including "This Side of Paradise".
  2.   attended Yale with the large and brooding   .
  3. George Wilson owns an unsuccessful garage in an area known as the   , where Tom brings Nick for a party.
  4. Jay Gatsby, the Buchanans, and Nick himself all make   their home.

Exercise 2: Grammar

Chose the correct form of the verb

  1. , a native of St Paul, Minnesota, and also a member of the "Lost Generation" finished four novels including "This Side of Paradise".
  2. attended Yale with the large and brooding .
  3. George Wilson owns an unsuccessful garage in an area known as the , where Tom brings Nick for a party.
  4. Jay Gatsby, the Buchanans, and Nick himself all make their home.
  5. Jay Gatsby, the Buchanans, and Nick himself all (make) their home.

Exercise 3: Listening

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Exercise 4: Test

Test your knowledge and find out how good you know geography and what kind of traveler you are.

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What kind of traveler are you?
Test your knowledge and find out how good you know geography and what kind of traveler you are. Can you answer these geography questions?
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What is the capital city of Australia?
Melbourne isn't the capital of Australia.
Canberra is the capital of Australia.
Sydney isn't the capital of Australia.
Wellington isn't the capital of Australia.
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What city does not exist in Canada?
There is Vancouver in Canada.
There is Ottawa in Canada.
There is no Anchorage in Canada.
There is Winnipeg in Canada.
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In which countries there is a city called Moscow?
There is no city called Moscow in Finland.
There is city called Moscow in USA.
There is city called Moscow in India.
There is city called Moscow in Russia.
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What country does not exist in Scandinavia?
There is Norway in Scandinavia.
There is Finland in Scandinavia.
There is no Netherlands in Scandinavia.
There is Island in Scandinavia.
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Which island does no apply to Italy?
Capri does apply to Italy.
Sicilia does apply to Italy.
Sardinia does apply to Italy.
Corsica does not apply to Italy.
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Probably you are like to travel and know geography well enough
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You are like to travel and know geography well
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