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Unit 1 (english) Friendship Works Wonders

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На русском языке

We invite you to an International Congress in Moscow. The theme of the Congress is: "Civilization and Spiritual Evolution". Scientists from every continent are coming to the Congress: from Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia and Africa.

(At the airport)
Announcement:
Attention, please! Participants of the UNESCO group are requested to go to Exit 3.

Cora Grant
Excuse me. Are you Mr Russell Brundon, the sociologist from London?

Russell Brundon
Yes, I am.

Cora Grant
Let me introduce myself. I'm a representative of the Organizing Committee. My name is Cora Grant.

Russell Brundon (seeing her wedding-ring)
How do you do, Mrs Grant.

Cora Grant
How do you do, Mr Brundon. Glad to meet you. You're Head of the UNESCO group, aren't you?

Russell Brundon
Yes, that's right. The group is waiting for you over there.

Cora Grant
How was the flight?

Russell Brundon
Everything was wonderful. And the weather's fine today, isn't it?

Cora Grant
Oh, yes. It's a lovely day.

Russell Brundon
It's my third time here. I'm very lucky to be in this country again. Ah, here we are.

Cora Grant
How do you do, everybody. Welcome to Moscow!

Russell Brundon
Let me introduce the members of the group to you. This is Mr Bernard Berg from Bern, Switzerland, Professor of Linguistics.

Cora Grant
Mr Berg is a well-known writer as well.

Bernard Berg
Happy to meet you.

Cora Grant
What languages do you speak, Mr Berg?

Bernard Berg
I speak German, French, Italian, Spanish and a little Portuguese.

Cora Grant
Do you speak Russian?

Bernard Berg
Unfortunately, I don't. If I had a chance I'd be glad to learn it.

Pat Harris
Oh, if it isn't Tony Dakota, the bravest astronaut from Minnesota!

Tony Dakota
Fortune favours the brave! Hello, Pat. How nice to see you again!

Pat Harris
It's a small world, isn't it?

Tony Dakota
This is Pat Harris, a physicist from Paris.

Russell Brundon
This charming woman is also a born singer.

Tony Dakota
Pat sings very well.

Russell Brundon
Nora North, a lawyer from Norway, Oslo, a brilliant speaker and a very reliable partner in business.

Nora North
Delighted. And I know you. You're Wesley West from the film studio in Wilmington, USA. You're a producer. You're going to make a film about scientists, aren't you?

Wesley West
Exactly. I remember we've met before. Please, call me by my first name.

Nora North
O.K. Who is that woman with the tape-recorder? Is she a reporter? Do you know her?

Tony Dakota
I guess that is the journalist from Rome. Her name is Mona Doan.

Bernard Berg
She's very talented.

Tony Dakota
She likes to ask "what", "where" and "when" questions.

Win Lynn
And I'm from Berlin. My name's Win Lynn. I'm an electronics engineer.

Russell Brundon
Mr Lynn is a promising young researcher. Нe's fond of clever machines.

Win Lynn
Oh, I work hard, but I know so little as yet.

Steve McQueen
Don't be so modest!

Russell Brundon
Mr McQueen, if I'm not mistaken.

Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen, but I'm not from Berlin. My home town is Edinburgh.

Pat Harris
What's your profession?

Steve McQueen
I'm a biologist.

Russell Brundon
Steve is a very wise man, a philosopher.

Steve McQueen
Thank you for the compliment.

Russell Brundon 
It's not a compliment. I mean it. Dulcie Dutchman, a designer from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her motto is "Beauty is power".

Bernard Berg
Mr Maurice Morgan, a historian by education, an artist by nature.

Maurice Morgan
Painting is my hobby. I'm just a beginner, you know.

Nora North
A good beginning is half the battle.

Russell Brundon
Excuse me, what nationality are you?

Maurice Morgan
Well, my mother is French. My father is American. Bernard Berg I bet your wife is British.

Maurice Morgan
No, I'm not married yet.

Mona Doan
What country are you from?

Maurice Morgan
I'm from Canada, Montreal.

Wesley West
Where do you live there? What's your address?

Maurice Morgan
I live at 33, Maple Street.

Wesley West
I've been to Montreal. That's a very beautiful street.

Cora Grant
How many are there in the group?

Russell Brundon
There are ... Let me see: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten.

Cora Grant
There are fifteen people on my list: six ladies and nine gentlemen.

Russell Brundon
So, five people are missing. One man is ill.

Pat Harris
Mrs Kate Pagan, an ecologist from Copenhagen, is busy with her tests. She is arriving tomorrow.

Wesley West
Our actress Shirley Pearl is on tour now. She's coming in a day or two.

Nora North
What's the actress going to do at the Congress?

Wesley West
Why! She's going to star in my film.

Nora North
How very interesting!

Maurice Morgan
Who else is going to star in your film?

Wesley West
Well, that's my little secret.

Tony Dakota
I say Miss Pearl is a very attractive girl. Wesley West She's hardworking and creative.

Cora Grant
Where's Mr Clarke? Anything wrong with his papers?

Bernard Berg
I hope everything's all right.

Russell Brundon
Ah, here he is!

Arthur Clarke
I'm sorry I'm late. Have a look, please. This is my passport. This is my money. These are my papers.

Cora Grant
Oh, don't worry. Your name is well-known in this country.

Arthur Clarke
That's what they said at the Customs. I'm afraid you're mistaking me for someone else.

Cora Grant
Why! You're the great science fiction writer, Arthur Clarke.

Arthur Clarke
I'm sorry to disappoint you. Well, I am Arthur Clarke, that's right. But the great writer's name is Arthur Charles Clarke. My full name is Arthur Darcy Clarke. So, our Christian (first) names and our surnames (last names) are the same. But our second names are different.

Cora Grant
I'm terribly sorry, Mr Clarke. I didn't know.

Russell Brundon
What do you do, Mr Clarke?

Arthur Clarke
Oh, I deal with a lot of people: men and women of different occupations - factory and farm workers, soldiers and employees, businessmen and housewives. What do you think I am?

Cora Grant
I'd say you're a psychiatrist, maybe a surgeon, a physician. In short, a doctor.

Arthur Clarke
You're right. I'm a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Bath Health Centre, Great Britain. I specialize in psychology.

Cora Grant
Pleased to meet you all. This is my card. Here's my address and my telephone number, just in case. All That's very kind of you.

Russell Brundon
A few words about the Congress. The schedule is very busy: sessions, meetings, conferences, discussions, round-table talks, interviews, exhibitions and a large social programme.

Cora Grant
What would you like to see in Moscow?

Maurice Morgan
I'd like to see art galleries, museums, theatres, monuments, cathedrals and new residential areas.

Cora Grant
If you wish to visit research institutes, plants, factories, libraries, clinics and different businesses you should check the programme tomorrow morning.

All
Fine.

Mona Doan
Where's my camera? I can't find it.

Steve McQueen
Whose camera is this?

Mona Doan
Oh, it's mine. How absent-minded I am!

Russell Brundon
Ah, here's our luggage!

Cora Grant
Would you, please, count your pieces of luggage?

Russell Brundon
... eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two,...

Cora Grant
Bags, suitcases, parcels, boxes - thirty pieces in all.

Russell Brundon
Come along and off we go!

(In the bus)
Cora Grant
Ladies and Gentlemen! We wish you a pleasant stay in Moscow!
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