Дидактический материал для практических занятий по английскому языку, страница 3

Your Lordship - to a lord or a high court judges;

Your Honour - to a r. nagistrate (Justice of Peace).

Forms of address within the family

Parents are addressee 1as:

mummy and daddy - by small children;

mum and dad - by ol der children and adults;

mother and father - . in an informal situation;'

Grandparents are usua Ну addressed as: Granny and sometime s Grand and nanny and grandad - by

small children;

grandmother and grandfather - by adults.

Aunts and uncles are ao'dressed as aunts and uncles usually fol­lowed by the first name

Example: aunt Mary.

Exercises                                        .

1. Discuss the following:

1. What are the main forms of address in the Russian language? 2. What is the most common form of addressing people in your lan­guage? 3. What do the forms of addressing people depend on in your language? 4. What differences are there in the way the British people address strangers and in the way people do it in Russia? 5. Are the forms of address people in your culture in the official situation the same as they use speaking to friends?*6. Do occupational vocatives exist in the Russian language? 7. Are the forms of address used by the old people the same as those used by the younger generation? 8. Do you know a person that you address in different ways at different times?

2. Chose the best answer:

1.  When you address a middle-aged man wh< ose name you do not know, you say:

a) Mister; b) Sir; c) Excuse me, please.

2. If it is a woman you say:

a) Madam; b) Lady; c) Misses; d) Excuse me, please.

3.  If you want to address your American, business partner (Mrs. Jane Hardly) whom you have known for afe w days, you say:

a) Madam; b) Mrs. Hardly; c) Jane.

4.  Ifyou want to address a famous British scientist (Doctor Jhon Longdale) aged 50, you say:

a) Mr. Longdale; b) Dr. Longdafe; c) Doctor; d) Jhon.

5. If you want to address a visiting English teacher catted Helen Parker, aged 25-30, (unmarried) you call iter: