GRAMMAR: Level Test for Intermediate Level and higher
Read the following text and get ready to do some tasks.
Call me mother
A friend of mineandhernewhusbandwereenjoying a romanticevening at therestaurant.Theywerestill in loveandweresittinglookingintoeachotherseyes.Butsoontheynoticed an elderlyladydiningalone at theoppositetable.Shewasgazing at themwithloveandadmiration.Theysmiledbackpolitelyandtheolddearcame up to theirtable.
“I'msorry to troubleyou”shebegansadly,“Ihaveneverseensuch a beautifulcouple in my life. I havebeenwatchingyoualltheevening.Youknow, my dear,yourwifelooks so muchlike my daughter.Shewaskilledlastyearand I havebeen so miserableeversince. I missherterribly. I wonder if youwill be able to do me a greatfavor?”Thecouplesaidthattheywould do so.“Itwillgive me such a joy if just as I am leavingyoucansay“goodbye,Mum!”
Certailytheycouldnotrefuseherthis. A fewminuteslatertheoldladystood up to leavethetwodinersdid as shehadaskedthem.Soontheirbillwasbrought.Theycheckedandrechecked it andfinallymadethemanagerexplainwhy it was so massive.“Yourbillincludestheoldlady'smeal”,wastheanswer,"sheexpectedherdaughter to payforher. Is notthatnatural?"
Answer the following question:
Translate the sentences into Russian.
Rewrite the sentences using as many synonyms as possible.
Listen to the talk and write what words are missing in the sentences.