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Exercise 5. Say what is unscripted on the face and on the back of Russian banknotes





EXERCISES

Exercise 1. Translate into English:

1. Именно он стал первым президентом страны.

2. Это его портрет изображен на оборотной стороне этой банкноты.

3. Именно в 1999 г. большинство стран Евросоюза перешли на евро.

4. В этой, да именно в этой стране началось производство стали.

5. Именно в Лондоне в 1851 г. проводилась первая всемирная
выставка.

Exercise 2. Choose the correct voice form of the Verb given in brackets:

1. The American dollar (subdivides, is subdivided) into 100 cents.

2. The English pound (subdivides, is subdivided) into 100 pence.

3. The dollar (issues, is issued) by the Federal Reserve System.

4. On the back of many American banknotes various famous buildings (featured, are featured).

5. It was Abraham Lincoln who (proclaimed, was proclaimed) freedom of slaves.

6. All the banknotes (bear, are borne) the words «In God We Trust».

7. The Federal Reserve System (established, was established) by Congress in 1913.

8. Independence of the States (proclaimed, was proclaimed) on July 4,1776.

Exercise 3. Sum up what the text says about:

the issuer of American dollar notes the inscription on the face

the famous buildings on the back American coins

Exercise 4. Write what you know about the famous persons, whose portraits are featured on the face of American dollars:George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin.

 

ENGLISH MONEY.

In 2006 the official currency of the United Kingdom was still keeping the pound sterling but the possibility of joining the euro is being widely debated. The pound sterling is equal to one hundred pence.

English banknotes are issued by the Bank of England. As to coins they are minted also by this state bank.

There are banknotes of the following denominations:

£1 £20

£5 £50

£10 £100

On the face of English banknotes one can read the de­nomination given both in figures and in words. Then the inscription on the face of the banknote reads: I promise to pay the bearer on demand the sum of... And then there are two signatures. The first signature is that of the per­son authorized by the Government and the Bank of England. The second signature is that of the Chief Cashier.

The backs of English banknotes, like many other bank­notes, feature portraits of different famous people.

· The one pound banknote, for example, features Isaac Newton (1642—1727), a well-known English scientist who made a few very important discoveries including gravitation law.

· The back of the five pound note portrays the Duke of Wellington (-1769—1852), a famous Irish general who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, Belgium in 1815.

· On the back of the ten pound note one can see Florence Nightingale (1820—1910), founder of the nursing profession. She volunteered as a nurse to Turkey to take care of the wounded soldiers from Crimean War, war of England and France versus Russia.

· And the back of the twenty pound banknote features William Shake­speare (1564—1616), the greatest playwright of all time.

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