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Part 4

1. Read the text

The Champions' sports bar is done in the sophisticated modern style. Decorated like a 1950s club with wood and black lacquer with copper accents, one wall has bas-relief figures of famous sports legends like Babe Ruth and Alonzo Mourning. The room features big-screen televisions and tabletop gaming machines.

The Shanghai Bar, the Carnival Spirit's piano bar, features a heavy Oriental "Chinese" style that emphasizes elaborate ornamentation. The walls are covered in Chinese fabric, and silk screens are illuminated from behind. Although contemporary, the room has many authentic Chinese elements to create an impressive Oriental atmosphere.

The Spirit's main dining room, the Empire Room, is a two-deck affair done in the Napoleonic, or early 19th-century French style. The ceiling is decorated with domes painted with murals in the grandest empire style, with crystal chandeliers providing an elegant atmosphere. In the center of the room is a grand circular staircase decorated with a sculpture of the regal Napoleon at his coronation. Flanking the entrances there are pilasters, which are created in the form of female statues. Large circular windows are bordered with a cast frame embossed with shapes of fruit and flowers.

The Lido restaurant, called La Play a Grille, takes postmodernism for its style. The room features a skylight that culminates two levels above and houses a spectacular chandelier. The majority of seating is adjacent to windows between which are wooden columns connected to deconstructed masonry-like arches that appear to be falling apart. Multi-colored terrazzo flooring in an arabesque design and hand-painted murals on the walls create a stunning and elegant atmosphere. The aft section of the restaurant features an outdoor bar and serving area under a large awning.

All of these diverse public rooms are connected by a two-level promenade. A waterfall and grand staircase lead from one level to the other.
sophisticated – сложный, замысловатый

bas-relief – барельеф

regal1) королевский, царский; 2) величественный, великолепный, царственный

chandelierлюстра; канделябр

to emboss – выбивать, чеканить; тиснить

skylightпотолочный свет; застекленная крыша; световой люк

masonry – каменная кладка

to fall apartразваливаться, расходиться

terrazzoитал. балкон, лоджия

aft – в кормовой части; в корме, на корме
2. Find the English equivalents in the text:

игровые автоматы, тщательно разработанный, освещаются, производящий глубокое впечатление, обрамлены, достигать высшей точки, расположенный рядом, навес, место для прогулок, водопад
3. Find the synonyms to the following words:

varnish, to make an accent, embellishment, textile, up-to-date, genuine, components, wall paintings, splendid, statue, pillar, imposing, arcs, colorful, striking, open-air, various
4. True or false?

1) The Champions' sports bar looks like a club in the mid of the 20th century.

2) There are photos and sculptures of famous sportsmen in the sports bar.

3) The Shanghai Bar has lots of ornamental elements in its décor.

4) There is a large dome on the ceiling of the empire Room.

5) Caryatids flank the entrance of the Empire Room.

6) Floral patterns are etched on the frames of windows in the Empire Room.

7) The skylight of the restaurant is provided by the gorgeous chandelier.

8) There is no tent on the outdoor bar.
5. Match the parts of the sentences:

1) The style of the Shanghai Bar … a) an atmosphere of the East.

2) Genuine elements of decoration … b) are performed in the grandest empire style.

3) Murals of the Empire Room … c) has an accent on elaborate décor.

4) The chandelier of the room … d) connects all the public rooms.

5) The balcony of the restaurant … e) is designed in Arabian style.

6) Two-level promenade … f) provides an elegant atmosphere.
6. Answer the questions:

1) What style is used in the décor of the Shanghai Bar?

2) In what way is textile décor used in the design of the Shanghai Bar?

3) What atmosphere is created in the restaurants (the Shanghai Bar, the Empire Room and the Lido restaurant)?

4) How is the ceiling of the Empire Room decorated?

5) Are there any statutes or sculptures in the Empire Room?

6) What is the style of the Lido restaurant?

7) Where can the guests admire hand-made murals?

8) Where is an outdoor bar situated?

9) How are the public rooms of the ship connected?
7. Translate the sentences:

1) Спорт-бар известен барельефными изображениями легендарных чемпионов.

2) Стены ресторана задрапированы различными китайскими тканями.

3) Дизайнеры использовали шелк для текстильного декора ресторана.

4) Восточная атмосфера ресторана создана благодаря тщательно продуманному оформлению в китайском стиле.

5) Восхитительные фрески и хрустальные люстры создают элегантную, утонченную атмосферу.
8. Project “The décor of a restaurant’. What are your design ideas about decorating a restaurant? Use the following words and phrases:

to be decorated, to be designed, to be situated (located), to be characterized, to be done in the … manner (style), to be created (done), to be shaped like, to use ornamentation, to be draped, to be covered, to be illuminated, to feature some style, to be etched, to be embossed, to flank the entrance, to provide (create) an atmosphere, textile décor, architectural elements, bas-relief, sculpture, statues, floral patterns, crystal chandeliers, pillars, pilasters

1. Read the text

Feng Shui Tips for Your Home Office

Feng Shui is a very popular and intriguing concept in home design today. In addition to the life benefits it provides, it also offers a roadmap, so to speak, of not just how to decorate but why. In short, it offers you, the homeowner, design with purpose.

Did you know that over 50% of women now run their own home business or work from home? Get your compass out and find the following directions because we are going to try and make things run a little smoother for you using the ancient art of object placement – Feng Shui.

The most ideal locations to situate a home office are the North (the career sector), the Southwest (the wealth sector), the Northeast (skills and talents sector) or the South (the fame and recognition sector.) If it is possible, try to locate your home office in one of those locations.

Here are some other general tips that are thought to bring prosperity to your business.

Always sit with a solid wall behind your back to ensure that you have support in your life. Never sit with a window behind you.

In the office place the fax machine, telephone, and computers in the southeast wealth sector, as this will attract more contacts.

Position your desk to have a clear view of the door. If this is not possible, hang a small mirror so you can easily view the door's reflection.

Don't put a shelf over your desk. This symbolizes burdens of the world crashing down on you at any moment. The heavy shelf also symbolizes burdens and difficulties.

Avoid having sharp accessories, such as a paper cutter blade or the corner of a Xerox machine pointed at your desk. It is shar chi that symbolizes the cutting knife-edge or a disapproving finger pointing at you.

Make sure that you can walk completely around your desk in a full circle. The workload should not cramp you. You should have space to breathe!

Do not have clutter in your office. Desktops must be kept tidy and clutter free. Avoid placing “In” and “Out” trays on your desk. Try to keep what is in use on your desktop.

Avoid placing cactuses in your office as the needles of these plants are thought to create negative shar chi. Shar or sha chi is stagnant or harmful energy.

In your office, never have the main door opening into your desk as it causes you to be faced with unexpected situations to deal with. Never have a door jamming against your desk, or your prosperity will always be blocked.

Do not place your desk in a room so that it is between two doors because this causes chi to rush by and pass you by along with all of your good fortune. In other words, the goodenergy walks in one door, right past you and out the back door!

Never set your desk at the top of a staircase as chi will roll down the stairs and cause you loss of opportunity and wealth. If this is unavoidable, place a mirror above the front door looking in and facing the staircase.

If people entering your business immediately face a wall and a long corridor, try placing a hanging crystal in this area to allow good chi to accumulate. Also, place mirrors here to direct the chi into your office.

Do not place large electric equipment, such as photocopy machine or microwave near to the main door. These are considered to be "hot" items that cause energy to dissipate. Heat causes the dispersal of good chi.

Do not place paper cutter or fax machines or any machine with a blade next to the front door. The "cutting" energy can cause staff and customers to be unpleasant and even possibly to back stab and fight each with other.

Do not place an empty vase next to the main door, as empty vessels suck good chi trying to enter your place of business. If you have a vase make sure it is full of flowers!

If you have candles in your office, light the wicks to make sure they are burnt, even if you don't plan to light the candle. An unlit candle is bad feng shui as it represents the limitations of possibility.

Place a fish tank or fishpond in the southwestern corner of your office. If this is not possible consider building a pond in the southwestern sector outside your building.

To enhance your wealth and prosperity, position your indoor water feature in the southeast element of your home or office. For career luck, place it in the north. A tabletop fountain made of bamboo or flat round stones is always good for this purpose.

If you have a company signboard or logo, it should be optimally placed in the southeastern area, the southern area or the northern area of your home office.
burdenгруз, ноша

workloadобъем работы

to deal withиметь дело с

jamзажимать, сжимать, блокировать; давить, жать

dispersalрассеивание; рассыпание; рассредоточение

to back stabнаносить удар в спину

vessel – сосуд (для жидкости)

2. Find the English equivalents in the text:

план действий, размещать (x4), основные советы, видеть отражение двери, символизирует трудности, убеждаться, беспорядок, поверхность стола, потеря возможностей и богатства, накапливать, рассеивать(ся), «колющая» энергия, фирменный знак, настольный фонтан
3. Find the synonyms to the following words:

fascinating theory, profits, arrangement of things, perfect position, wealth, critical, inactive and damaging power, restriction of chances, aquarium, to increase your richness
4. True or false?

1) Feng Shui helps to place pieces of furniture and other accessories in a proper way.

2) Feng Shui is a popular modern trend in design that has recently appeared.

3) According to Feng Shui you can locate objects in strictly definite places.

4) According to Feng Shui there are four sectors in your home.

5) Each sector corresponds to a definite aspect of our life.

6) It is necessary to follow Feng Shui instructions if you want to have prosperity.

7) A heavy shelf can crash down on you at any moment.

8) The space around your desk should not be blocked.

9) Plants in your office can produce a negative energy.

10) Hanging crystals and mirrors accumulate good energy.

11) It is obligatory to have candles and aquarium in your office.

12) You must place the logo of your company in your office.
5. Match the words to their synonyms:

1) to attract a) to be a sign of, to indicate, to mean

2) to place b) to guarantee, to make sure

3) to symbolize c) to limit

4) to avoid d) to pull towards you

5) to cramp e) to stay away from

6) to ensure f) to locate, to situate
Fill in the gaps with the appropriate form of these verbs:

1) He … the book carefully on the shelf.

2) Please, …that all lights are switched off.

3) If you don’t place the objects in an appropriate Feng Shui way, it will … a bad energy to your home.

4) The owl … wisdom and learning.

5) You’d better … placing sharp things near your desk.
6. Combine the words into phrases:

1) to run a) business contacts

2) to follow b) a home office

3) to bring c) business

4) to attract d) good energy

5) to situate e) prosperity

6) to accumulate f) feng shui instructions

Fill in the gaps with these phrases:

1) According to Feng Shui some objects can … .

2) It is necessary … in sectors which correspond to career, wealth, skills and fame.

3) He didn’t … in furnishing the room.

4) She wants … when she graduates from the university.

5) According feng shui, the proper placement of office machines will … .

6) Some people don’t believe that if you design a home office in a feng shui manner, it … .
7. Answer the questions:

1) How can feng shui help us in decorating?

2) What is feng shui?

3) Remember your working place at home. What is arranged according feng shui? What does not correspond to the directions of feng shui?

4) Are you a follower of feng shui? Do you follow feng shui directions in designing your home? Why?
8. Find any picture or photo of an office. Describe the design of the room from the point of feng shui. Use the following phrases in your description:

to be located (to be situated, to be placed) in a sector of …

the sector corresponds to …

it is an ideal location (position, place) because …

to bring prosperity, to attract business contacts, to support in your life

to symbolize

to create negative energy, to accumulate good (positive) energy
9. Project. Draw a sketch of a study (office, working place) where objects and furniture are arranged in accordance with feng shui directions. Describe it using phrases from the text and ex.8.

1. Read the text

Feng Shui Bagua Map

The feng shui bagua map is an octagonal shaped map, which allows you to evaluate in feng shui terms any living or working space. The feng shui bagua is a very important feng shui tool and indispensable when we wish to harmonize a place and the elements in it.

According to the feng shui bagua map, each part of your house corresponds to a different life aspect. The life aspects are nine and each one of them has its own characteristics and elements. By properly harmonizing each of the bagua areas within your home or working place, you will be harmonizing each area of your life.

The nine life areas symbolized in the feng shui bagua are: prosperity, fame and reputation, relationships and love, family, health, creativity and children, skills and knowledge, helpful people and travel, and career.

Prosperity is the area which you should pay attention to when you are having money related problems, its color is purple and the elements you should use in it are wood and water.

The feng shui bagua life area called fame and reputation is the one, which should be paid attention to when wishing a reputation improvement of any kind; it is represented by the red color and its most important elements are fire and wood.

Relationships and love area is the one which should be improved when looking for starting or improving a relationship of any kind. Its color is pink and the elements are earth and fire.

Family is another feng shui bagua life area and you can harmonize family boundaries by working on it, its colors are green, black and blue and its main element is water.

Health, another life area represented in the feng shui bagua map, can be improved by working on that area of your house. Health colors are yellow, brown and orange, and its main elements are earth and fire.

The next feng shui bagua life area is creativity and children. Creativity and children should be harmonized when having problems with children in the family, when wishing to have children or when wishing to improve our creativity. The colors of this area are yellow and earth tones, and its element is metal.

On the other hand, the colors you should use in order to improve the skills and knowledge life area are black and green and the element you should add is earth.

Helpful people and travel is another feng shui bagua life area, it can be improved by using the colors white and black, and by making sure, it contains the elements metal and water.

The life area of career can be harmonized and improved by using blue and white in the space, which corresponds to it as well as by adding some metal in it.
octagonal – восьмиугольный

family boundaries – семейные узы
2. Find the English equivalents in the text:

оценить, соответствовать аспектам жизни, обладать отличительными признаками, гармонизировать, мастерство (умения), улучшение репутации, улучшить творческий потенциал
3. Find the synonyms to the following words:

feng shui instrument, essential (very important), to focus on
4. Answer the questions:

1) What is the feng shui bagua map?

2) How many life aspects are there in our house?

3) Do they have its own characteristics? What do they have in common?

4) What do these areas symbolize?

5) What color and elements correspond to each life area?

6) What do the necessary colors and elements of the areas help to improve?


1. Read the text, then think of the title to this article.

Cheap interior design ideas come in many forms these days: from television shows to magazines. The industry is trying to teach the consumer how to design cheap. In the past, ideas such as cheap design would have left most interior designers horrified. The industry of interior design has changed dramatically over the past few years in order to better accommodate consumers.

In its early to mid stages of evolution, interior design was an industry of prestige. Now, due to the demand for design for the average customer, designing on a budget and cheap interior design has become a topic of much interest and acceptance. Of course, you will always find the designers who insist that durability and style of a design is identifiable with the brand name. The brand is associated with the contents therein, which relates back to the price tag. Most everyday people do not relate to this line of thinking. A secret tool to marvelous rooms, which are created using cheap interior design ideas, is a good decision making. By purchasing some slightly more expensive key items of furniture and by cost-cutting on the smaller items or accessories you can save big bucks and still achieve the same look that is achieved in other more expensive, brand name rooms.

The first question that pops into your mind here is “where do I buy the bargain items?” It can be easily answered! Your hunt for cheap interior design ideas and items can begin successfully at any bargain-type store. The stores and availability of items in these stores will vary according to your locations. There arelocally known bargain-fairs or stores at which you can by slightly damaged or used items at a fraction of the cost associated with similar store bought items. When buying at these stores, be careful not to overspend. Many of us have a tendency to get overly enthused and purchase items that are not good bargains or ones that we are not very likely to use. Save your money for where it counts. You will find the perfect items in the bargain shop that fit into your lifestyle and space. If you search and search for a certain item and are unable to find it, try to improvise or select another similar item to take its place. Cheap interior design ideas are abundant to the creative thinker who is willing to overcome obstacles with unusual, cheap solutions.

Other places where you can find cheap interior design ideas are yard sales, estate sales, and flea markets. Remember again when shopping in areas such as this that it is easy to get caught up in the moment and overspend. Take your time and comb the items carefully for objects of value. Many times in these types of sales the physically larger items tend to be sold for more than cost value and the smaller valuable items are looked over in haste. Cheap interior design ideas are not limited to large items! If you find an accessory or such, especially if it is part of a group or collection of items, buy it and use it to accentuate your other items.

Cheap interior design ideas are easy to find these days, you just have to know the right places to look and the right items to purchase. Time is the essential element in designing cheaply. Patience pays off in most any situation, including interior design.
due toиз-за, благодаря, обязанный (чему-л.)

identifiable – опознаваемый

to purchase – покупать

to cost-cut – сбивать цену

to pop intoнеожиданно появляться

to overspendтратить слишком много; сорить деньгами

to enthuseприходить в восторг; проявлять энтузиазм

to be abundant – быть в изобилии
2. Find the English equivalents in the text:

приспосабливаться к потребителям, престижное производство, спрос на дизайн для среднего потребителя, настойчиво утверждать, срок службы и стиль, наличие предметов в магазине, подходить вашему стилю жизни, в спешке

3. Find the synonyms to the following words:

low-priced, a matter of high importance and significance, pieces of furniture, good deal, spoiled or second hand things, to solve problems, not to be in a hurry,

expensive things, to put the accent on, important component of decoration
4. True or false?

1) The ideas of cheap design have always been popular among interior decorators.

2) All the changes in the sphere of interior design have happened due to the demands of the average customer.

3) Most people nowadays think that only the name brand design can be stylish and durable.

4) You won’t be able to achieve the marvelous look of a room if you use cheap items of furniture and accessories.

5) You can buy necessary cheap items at any bargain-type store.

5) If you have a creative way of thinking it’ll be easy for you to realize your cheap design ideas.

6) You don’t need a lot of time and patience in cheap designing.
5. Match the words to their synonyms:

1) to accommodate a) to look for, to examine carefully

2) to demand b) to connect, to relate

3) to associate c) to create spontaneously

4) to purchase d) to adapt

5) to achieve e) to waste a lot of money

6) to overspend f) to require

7) to search g) to emphasize, to put a stress on

8) to improvise h) to reach

9) to accentuate i) to buy

Fill in the gaps with the appropriate form of the verbs:

1) He will never … his objectives if he doesn’t work harder.

2) The roads are built … gradual temperature changes.

3) I always … the smell of those flowers with my childhood.

4) The dark frame … the brightness of the picture.

5) He was a creative thinker and it could … very easily.

6) This work … your immediate attention.

7) We … for some cheap items of furniture in the shop.
6. Make up sentences with the following phrases:
toaccommodate (подгонять; приспосабливать(ся))

to accommodate oneself to smth. – приноравливаться к чему-л.

to accommodate oneself to smb. – привыкать к кому-л.
prestige (авторитет, престиж)

to enjoy, have prestige – иметь вес/авторитет

to damage smb.'s prestige – подорвать чей-л. авторитет, чью-л. репутацию

to gain prestige – завоевать авторитет
tendency (склонность, стремление, тенденция)

to display a tendency, to show a tendency – проявлять склонность к чему-л. growing tendency – набирающая силу, возрастающая тенденция
7. Answer the questions:

1) What do you think about cheap interior design? Does it have the right to existence?

2) Are cheap design ideas popular nowadays in this country? Why?

3) Do you agree with the opinion that cheap design is worse than expensive name brand design? Why?

4) Have you got any ideas how to decorate a room without spending a fortune?
8. Translate the sentences:

1) В настоящее время дизайнеры интерьера стараются приспособиться к запросам среднего потребителя.

2) Обычно известная торговая марка ассоциируется с качеством, надежностью и стилем.

3) При оформлении интерьера вы можете творчески комбинировать дешевые и дорогие вещи.

4) Вы можете приобрести дешевый аксессуар, который подчеркнет остальные элементы декора интерьера.

1. Read the text

If you are looking forward to spruce up a room that you are tired of, but do not want to invest a lot of money, the following tips will help you do some affordable interior decorating.

  1. Rearrange the furniture. Pull the furniture away from the walls and position it at new, more inviting angles, and you will change the look and dimension of your room.

  2. You’ve always heard "to spruce up a room, paint it." Paint one wall your favorite accent color. The color can be as bold or as subtle as you like. Just make sure the surrounding room complements the color. Now, hang a new piece of art on the wall that has the same or similar colors. You will be amazed at how often your eye is drawn to that area of the room.

  3. Bring nature inside. Plants always add a touch of newness to any room. If you do not have a green thumb, look through some magazines to get ideas on using plants to decorate.

  4. A new area rug is a great way to soften a room. Find one that complements the room, but also has a touch of jazziness to it. Put it at an angle under a coffee table or dining room table.

  1. Make a framed picture collage on the wall.

  2. Update your bathroom fittings/fixtures. By coordinating new bathroom fittings with your current fixtures andadding vanity lighting, you can change the appearance of your bathroom.

  3. Light up your room with new lamps. You can mix and match lamp bases and shades for a new lighting solution in any room,

  4. Replace your cabinet hardware with new pulls and knobs. Plenty of styles are available to help modernize the look of your kitchen.

to spruce up – прихорашиваться; наряжаться

dimension. 1) измерение 2) размеры, величина; объем; протяжение

green thumb – садоводческое искусство

to softenсмягчать

fittings – оборудование

fixture – приспособление, прибор

vanityзд. комплект, состоящий из раковины и туалетного столика (тж. vanity unit)
2. Find the English equivalents in the text:

ожидать с нетерпением, допустимый (по средствам), переставить мебель, дерзкий или утонченный, служит дополнением к цвету, произведение искусства, оттенок новизны, пестрый (броский) оттенок
3. Find the synonyms to the following words:

to smarten up an interior, to spend a fortune, more attractive position, to be astonished, the look of the bathroom, door handles, to renovate

4. Answer the questions:

1) What advice is given in the text?

2) Why do people usually want to spruce up their rooms?

3) Have you ever tried to spruce up your room?

4) If you are going to smarten any interior will you follow this advice?

5) Have you got any other design ideas how to redecorate an interior? Can you continue this list of tips and give your own recommendations?

5) What tips did you like best? What advice will you follow?
5. Dialogue. A friend of yours has got tired of his/her room and wants to renew the interior. He/She asks you to give a piece of advice.



  1. Read the text.

Where dreams begin

The Sparkles Hotel in Blackpool, England is a family hotel with difference. What makes it stand out from all the other hotels in town, is that each room has its own individual theme. There is the Cinderella lounge, where the chairs are silver slippers and the Lost City of Atlantis dining room, especially designed to be the perfect place for you to enjoy your fish and chips. Every detail in every room of the hotel, even the bathrooms, has been carefully chosen to give it a fun and unique atmosphere.

In fact so much work has gone into making each of the sixteen rooms special, it is difficult to believe that just one year before it opened the hotel was a run-down building with a huge hole in the roof. After replacing the roof and planning a whole new interior, the owner, aptly named Mrs. Sparkle, began to totally transform the place. She says, “It was really hard work redecorating each room, making the curtains, painting the walls and restoring old furniture; but it was fun as well.” Now that the work is finished and each room has its own make believe theme, she has no doubt that it was definitely worth the effort.

Mrs. Sparkle always dreamt about living in a doll’s house and she is very happy that she has been able to turn this fantasy into a reality. “Now I just want to be able to provide a place where other people’s dreams can come true too,” she says.

There are certainly some amazing rooms to pick from. Guest can choose to stay in the Teddy Bear’s Picnic room, the Barbie room, the Ruined Castle room, the Dinosaur room, the Chocolate room or even the African den, which is designed to make you feel like you are deep in the jungle complete with toy monkeys and animal prints. All the rooms are stocked with toys and books so your children won’t get bored, even if the English weather let’s you down.

In addition to the fantastic guest rooms, Sparkles has much to offer its young visitors. Every time you book a room you can be sure that entertainment, most of which is organised by Mrs. Sparkle herself, is included in the package. To give busy parents a break in the morning, there is the games hour in the Sparkle’s den, a large play area, and in the evening, puppet shows and story-telling mean that there is never a dull moment.

Sparkles Hotel offers a fantasy world for the whole family to enjoy. So if you want to give your children a holiday to remember or even to relive your own childhood dreams, Sparkles is the place for you.
to stand out – выделяться

lounge – салон, гостиная

slippers - тапочки

aptlyудачно, метко

amazing - изумительный

to pick fromвыбирать

denберлога, логово


to let downподводить

entertainment – развлечение


dull скучный

to relive – пережить снова
2. Find the English equivalents in the text:

семейный отель с отличием, собственная индивидуальная тема, гигантский, трудно поверить, идеальное место, здание в ужасном состоянии, усилия определенно того стоили, кукольный дом, претворить фантазию в реальность, мечты могут осуществляться, быть глубоко в джунглях, игрушечные обезьяны, заказать номер, включать в себя, час для игр, кукольные представления.

3. Answer the questions:

  1. Where is the Sparkles Hotel?

  2. What type of hotel is it?

  3. Why does it stands out from all the other hotels in town?

  4. How many rooms are there in the hotel?

  5. What kind of rooms are there?

  6. What room is especially designed to enjoy fish and chips?

  7. What room makes people feel like they are deep in the jungle?

  8. What has every detail in every room of the hotel been carefully chosen for?

  9. How much time did it take her owner to create such an atmosphere?

  10. Was it only hard work to redecorate the hotel?

  11. Why is Mrs. Sparkle happy?

  12. What is her dream now?

  13. Who organised most part of entertainment?

  14. Why are children never bored in the Sparkles Hotel?

  15. Whom is for?

  16. Would you like to stay at the Sparkles Hotel? In what room? Why?

4. Choose the most suitable heading from the list A-F for each paragraph:

For children of any age

A dream world for everyone

The transformation

A varied choice

No ordinary hotel

Where dreams come true

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