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mosaic manual 1

11. Speculate on the following.

  1. The best way to define a person’s character is by observing his behavior and manners. Actions speak louder than words.

  2. A person’s home is as much a reflection of his personality as the clothes he wears, the food he eats and the friends with whom he spends his time.

  3. There are no “ideal homes”. It is only how people see themselves and allow others to see them.

Part 2: My Country

Words to remember

to wing (v) – to fly (as if) on wings
vast (adj)very large and wide in area
to startle (v) – to surprise someone unexpectedly; to give an unexpected slight shock to
contrary to (adj) – completely different or wholly opposed eg. contrary opinion
contrary to = against (вопреки)
cabin (n) – a small roughly built, usually wooden house
to observe (v) – to watch with careful attention; see and notice
observant (adj) – good or quick at noticing things
to note (v) to notice and remember; to observe
makeup (n) – (here) the combination of members or qualities, esp. in a person’s character
pronounced (adj) – very strong and noticeable; vivid
bilingual (adj) – involving or written in two languages
background (n) – a person’s family, social class, experience, and education
to separate (v) – to move apart from
melting pot – a place where many different people and ideas exist together, often mixing and producing something new
violent (adj) – uncontrollably fierce and dangerous
uprising (n) – the act of opposing to those with power; rebellion
to appoint (v) – to choose for a position or job

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