Answers to Chapter 1
- трудность, проблема
- вывод, заключение
- беспробудное пьянство
- умереть от
- сделать вывод
- узнать от
- принять (внутрь) по ошибке
- быть преследуемым
- сказать правду
- По правде говоря (устойчивое выражение)
2.1. Which of the characters have you met in Chapter 1?
- It is Dr. James Sheppard who is the narrator of the story (его окликает сестра по имени!)
- It is Caroline, his sister.
- It is Mrs. Ferrars who died that very day and Dr. Sheppard was sent for.
- It is Mr. Ferrars, the husband of Mrs. Ferrars, who died a year ago. Caroline thinks that he was probably poisoned by his wife.
- It is Annie, the maid of James and Caroline.
2.2. Who died a year ago ? — Mr. Ferrars
2.3 What kind of person is Caroline? — She is a gossip (сплетница).
3. Early call — ранний вызов, I was sent for. — За мной послали. He is a DOCTOR.
4. Why is Caroline so sure that Mrs. Ferrars took poison on purpose? — Because Caroline is sure that Mrs. Ferrars poisoned her husband a year ago and since then she has been haunted by her crime.
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