Listen to the tape. Fill in the table while listening.
Listen to the tape again. Find English equivalents for the Russian words:
а) царствование - _________________________
b) знаменитость- __________________________
купец - ________________________________
доспехи - ______________________________
керамика - _____________________________
g ) миниатюра ______________________________
Choose the right meaning for the words above. Write a letter, which marks the word, opposite the meaning:
1 objects made out of baked clay - ______
a person who buys and sells goods esp. in large amounts - ______
to receive (property, a title, etc.) left by someone who has died -______
a period of being a king or queen - ______
strong protective metal or leather covering as worn
formerly in battle by fighting men and their horses - ______
a famous person - ______
a very small painting of a person or a very small copy of
anything - ______
Before listening to the tape for the third time do exercised 4) and 5).
Put in the preposition.
On the north side of Trafalgar Square stands a long, low building _____ classic style.
The National Gallery is rich _____ paintings by Italian masters.
Many visitors are especially attracted _____ pictures _____ Velasques and Leonardo da Vinci.
The Tate Gallery was given to the nation _______ a rich merchant, Sir Henry Tate, who had a taste _____ the fine arts.
The Tate also has a range _____ modern works, including some sculptures, _____ foreign artists.
What do the words in italics refer to?
It contains Britain's best-known collection of pictures.
They are often to be seen having a sandwich lunch on the portico of the Gallery.
The visitors can see them in the National Portrait Gallery.
It is better known as the Tate Gallery.
Three-quarters of them are under twenty-five.
Lord Hertford formed it.
Listen to the tape again and check up your answers.