2. In your culture. Read what children from Russia like or dislike about their country.
1) Fill in the gaps with the words from ex.1 in the correct form. More than one answer may be possible.
“I’m (0) fond of traditional Russian food.”
“I (1) can’t stand sitting in traffic jams on the roads.”
“I absolutely (2) can’t stand all the violence around.”
“I (3) admire historic sights of the ancient Russian cities.”
“My friend is (4) keen on Russian hockey. He can talk about it and our famous hockey players for hours.”
“I (5) am fond of going to big cities because they are busy and there is a lot to see.”
“I (6) like the Russian sense of humour and (7) can’t stand people who moan (ныть) about everything: the weather, transport...”
“I (8) hate the fact that there is dirt and rubbish everywhere.”
“My family (9) prefers traditional Russian food to Italian, Chinese and other foreign food. Russian food is better.”
“I (10) like living in Russia where there are so many different types of people.”
“I (11) am fond of great Russian writers and poets such as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Tsvetaeva, and others.”
“If you are (12) fond of riding a bike, it’s the best way to travel in my region and learn its customs and traditions.”
2) Tick the opinions you share.