LESSON 9. THE SHEPHERD'S DAUGHTER

Стр. 56, упр. 2 a)

I would rather be a writer because it's a great creative job I like a lot.

Стр. 56, упр. 2 b)

Thieves rob people and murders kill people. These people can't be honorable.

Стр. 56, упр. 3 Listening.

The moral of the story is that even you're a king or just a rich person you have to learn how to do some useful good work, an honourable craft.

Стр. 59, упр. 4

1. The story is told by a first person narration.
2. The author's mother is angry with him because he can't make any craft.
3. She tells a story about king's son who fell in love with the shepherd's daughter.
4. The king's son wanted to marry the shepherd's daughter.
5. The agreed to marry him on condition that he learnt some craft.
6. The young man learnt to make straw rugs.
7. One day the king's son was walking through the streets of Baghdad, came upon an eating place and was taken to a large dungeon by thieves and murders of the city.
8. He wasn't killed immediately because he told that he was a weaver and proved that he could make straw rugs.
9. His skill making straw beautiful rugs saved him from death.
10. He thanked the shepherd's daughter because she read the message he created on his rugs which were delivered to the palace of his father.

Стр. 59, упр. 5

• One of my skills is painting.
• I don't wish to learn any labour.
• People with great experience in life can give me advice how to behave in life.

Project DISCURSIVE COMPOSITION "MY FUTURE JOB"

What do you want to be when you grow up? We have heard this question many times during our school years. Perhaps, it was difficult for us to give a definite answer earlier. But now we understand that the time to choose our future profession has come. Fiftishing school is the beginning of an independent life for millions of school-leavers. Many roads are open before us: technical schools, colleges and universities. Centuries ago there were only a few jobs: people were farmers, bakers, butchers or carpenters. Today there are thousands of different kinds of jobs, and new ones are constantly appearing. No wonder that it is not an easy thing to make the right choice.
When choosing a future career, we should consider different factors. In my opinion, money is one of the most important factors when you make a choice. There are well-paid jobs and badly-paid jobs. For example, abusinessman, a president or a film star, are highly paid jobs. A worker, a doctor or an engineer, are low-paid jobs. I think everybody wants to earn as much money as possible. Training, promotional prospects and conditions should be also taken into account.
On the other hand, it's good when you get satisfaction from your job. It is very important to choose a profession that suits your interests. In my opinion, a job should be interesting and socially important. Some jobs are considered to be more suitable for men and others for women. For example, the professions of secretary or nurse are more suitable for women. A lifeguard or a pilot are more likely the jobs for men. You should also decide whether you want to work indoors or outdoors.
To make the right choice, you should take into account your traits of character. It goes without saying that to become a good doctor you must be patient, caring and kind. Teacher's work requires love for children, profound knowledge of subjects, and the ability to explain. A secretary has to be efficient and careful in order to do her work quickly and accurately. Salespeople need to be friendly and persuasive, to get people buy their products.
There are so many people who influence us in choosing our occupation. Parents and friends play a very important role in our choices.
My father works for an international company as a managing director. It is a highly paid job and it offers a lot of opportunities. You can travel abroad and meet different people. My father is a friendly person and he is easy to talk to. He thinks that I must choose my future profession according to my taste and preferences. I respect him and I want to become abusinessman, too.
I have always been interested in economics and I am good at Maths. I have an aptitude for working with people, and I think I'm rather communicative and have good social skills. I have good analytical abilities and I am good at problem-solving. Besides, I am good at English. English has become the standard language for all kinds of international business communications. To know English today is absolutely necessary for every businessman.
To become a successful businessman you should know a lot. So after finishing school I want to enter the university and to study marketing or management. Management deals mainly with people. A manager is a person who directly supervises people in an organization. Moreover managers spend a great deal of time communicating, coordinating and making decisions affecting the daily operations of their organization. Almost everything, a manager does, involves decisions, and in decision-making there is always uncertainty and risk. So managing is a very interesting, but difficult, job.
Marketing deals with market research and commercial activity in general. It involves analyzing business situations, evaluating market opportunities, developing market strategies and controlling their implementation. It is important for a specialist in marketing to be flexible and prepared to make adjustments where necessary, as it is unlikely that any marketing plan will succeed exactly as planned.
So to cut a long story short I've made up mind already and I will do all the best and put all efforts in gaining my aim.

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