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ASSIMIL - Russian for English speakers - 1951 | Download Audio R057

     

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Lesson 50

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(50-)

Fiftieth lesson

     
 

(50)

Lesson number fifty (#50)

     
 

(1)

In good temper
     
1 .
(2),
At the dentist's.
When you set me these teeth,
2 , . you told me that they would [will] be like genuine (ones).
3 , .. ? Hein, hem, and what (is the matter) with them?
4 (3). Well, they ache terribly.
5 (4) ?
, .
What then do you complain about?
I did tell you they would [will] be like genuine (ones).
     
6 .
- ?
In a railway carriage.
Smoke does not disturb you?
7 ; . Not all all; smoke, please.
8 ; . Thank you, I never smoke.
9 , a ? Well, [and] why did you ask me the permission to smoke?
10 . I was speaking of the smoke of the engine.
     
11

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(5).

I cannot remember
why I made [tied] this knot on my hand-[nose]-kerchief..
12 , (6). Probably in order [for this] to give it to the laundry
     
13 . (7) A very ugly [not beautiful] woman fell ill;
14 (8) . the husband calls (in) the doctor.
15 : The latter says at once :
16 . Your wife quite displeases me.
17 , (9), . And me too, believe it, answers the husband.
 

EXERCISE
1 , . I assure you that you will not regret (it).
     
2 . Here is genuine Russian caviar.
     
3 . This is terribly dear.
     
4 . I have often a headache.
     
5 . The poor woman again fell ill.
     
6 . Your shoe-lace is undone [unknotted].
     
7 ? Whose is this handkerchief?
     
8 . [In] next year, I shall put [give] (my) son it (into] school.
     
9 . (You) must call in the doctor [more] quickly.
     
 

ADDITIONAL EXERCISE

1 . He is an excellent dentist.
2 ? . From where (do) you (come)? From the dentist (gen.) ('s).
3 ? . [To] where (do) you (go)? To the dentist('s).
4 ? . With whom (inst.) were you? With the dentist (instr.).
5 ? What do you think of the dentist (prepos.)?
6 . Here is a handkerchief.
7 . I have no handkerchief (negat. gen.).
8 .

They are not used to the handkerchief (dative).

9 . He drove off the cat (with his) handkerchief (instr.).
10 . Leave this egg on the handkerchief (prepos.).
     
   

In to-day's game bag:

 

? ? ?

What's the matter with him, with them, with you pl.
  ? Why complain?
  go for the doctor.
  He is in a bad temper.
 

NOTES -

AK-NOTE

1

: temper, disposition. (N. 4); : good temper, high spirits.

 
2

, tooth (masc.); , dental.
, the physician ().
, from , (), with the idea of putting into ( - ).

 
3

: to be ill, suffer or again to ache.
? What hurts you?
- : my head aches.
: his teeth ache.

 
4

: of what, genitive of .
, to what (dative).
, with or by what (instrumental).
? of or about what ?

 
5

: handkerchief; , nose; , nasal, of the nose.

 
6

, laundry, washing.
, to clean, wash, or rub out.
: adds to the idea of removing.

 
7

: to fall ill.

 
8

Infinitive: :
, , , , .

 
9

, : to believe; , believe!

 

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