Stories for Reading Comprehension 3 Unit 8 The Film Star
amateurs - любители
arrogant - высокомерный, надменный, заносчивый; самонадеянный
calmly - спокойно
cameraman - кинооператор
fees - гонорары
get past - пройти
handsome - красивый
luxury - роскошь
private - личный
scene - сцена, эпизод
smash hits - шлягер, боевик т. п., пользующиеся большим кассовым успехом
successful - успешный
top - максимум
unsociable - необщительный, нелюдимый, замкнутый
well - здоровый

1. Transform the Voice of the sentences.

1) Rocky's last film 'Rumbol 6' made $250,000,000.

2) One morning a scene for the film 'The Last Millionaire' was being filmed.

2. Transform the sentence into Indirect Speech.

Rocky looked angrily at the young man and started shouting, "Do you know who you are talking to? I'm Rocky Grant! I've made over one hundred films. I've got $1,000,000,000 in the bank. Now, young man. What have YOU got?"

3. Transform the sentence into 'there + to be' pattern.

As a result, very few people talked to him.

4. Transform the sentence from 'there + to be' pattern.

However, there can be a small problem.

5. Transform the sentence into State pattern.

He never buys drinks or presents for the people he works with.

6. Transform the sentence into Action pattern.

Rocky Grant is a very famous and successful film star.

7. Transform the sentence from Complex Subject pattern.

Nobody seemed to like working with Rocky.

8. Transform the sentence into Complex Subject pattern.

Many people found Rocky very difficult to deal with.

9. Transform the sentence into Complex Object pattern.

Rocky is so arrogant that he tries to tell the directors what to do.