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В зимней книге этого разворота есть много деталей о вокзале, можете взять оттуда и дополнить свою беседу. А сегодня - о людях.
🔺This is a railway station.
🔺What's the weather like?
🔺How did you understand that?
🔺I see a lady who's sunbathing. Я вижу тётю, которая принимает солнечные ванны/загар.
🔺She's lying on a reclining lawn chair under a shade umbrella. Она лежит на шезлонге под зонтиком.
🔺She wants to get a suntan
🔺A lot of people think having a tan is attractive. Многие считают загар привлекательным.
🔺She wants to be attractive.
🔺She's working on her suntan. Она работает над своим загаром.
🔺It's a fish market.
🔺The cat is begging for a piece of tasty fish. Кот клянчит вкусную рыбку
🔺A fishmonger is someone who works in a fish market. Торговец рыбой это тот, кто работает в рыбном отделе.
🔺The fishmonger is treating Mingus with the fish. ТР угощает Мингуса рыбой.
🔺The girl is holding a mat. Девочка держит коврик.
🔺They're going to a flea market to sell things. Они идут на блошиный рынок продавать вещи
🔺That man is leaning against the wall. Мужчина (дядя) облокотился на стену
🔺What is he thinking about?
🔺He may be a busker. Возможно он уличный музыкант
🔺Busking is to play an instrument or sing in public area for small change or $1-5.
🔺It's a good way for him to practice, overcome his fears and show his talent. Это хор способ попрактиковаться, справиться со страхами и показать свой талант.
🔺The young lady in blue loose pants is holding a big present. Девушка в широких голубых штанах держит большой подарок.
🔺It is wrapped in blue paper and tied with the red ribbon. Он завернут в голубую бумагу и перевязан красной лентой
🔺What d'you think the present is?
🔺She's waving her hand to someone.
🔺Can you find the person she's waving to? Найди, кому она машет
🔺To another girl with a green umbrella under her hand
🔺Another man is playing the accordion
🔺He put his hat on the ground upside down for the people to donate. Он положил свою кепку на землю, чтобы люди ему подавали денежки
🔺The woman in a white dress has opened her purse looking for a dollar.

Наверняка, у многих из вас есть эта книжка. Я купила ее в прошлом году и ужасно разочаровалась. Мое 💔 разбилось от русского перевода. Гос-жа М.Виноградова попыталась смешать воду с маслом, чтобы сделать мороженое для русских детишек. Вместо традиционного Рождества зачем-то в тексте Новый год, вместо Санты - Дед Мороз, которого переводчик к тому же заставил летать на санях. Бедный Дед 🙈 Мне стало понятно, что по-русски это читать не годится и Я долго искала Карлхена в английском переводе, но не нашла. Пришлось сделать собственный перевод на основе русского. Если вы так же принципиальны в тонкостях культуры празднования и перевода, как и я, то мой перевод, одобренный носителем, к вашим услугам.

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Merry Christmas, Karlchen!
Karlhen is always excited before Christmas.
- When will it be dark? - he asks his mom.
- And what about presents?
- Does Santa Claus really fly in his magic sleigh?
And this goes on all day long.
Look, Karlchen, says Dad after lunch, - why don't you go outside and make a snowman?
- No, replies Karlchen, - I have a better idea.
He puts on his coat, boots, mittens and goes out.
The lawn behind the house was completely covered with snow.
First, Karlchen finds four twigs and puts them in the snow.
One twig for a corner.
Then he takes a big snow shovel from the shed.
Karlchen clears a large field of the snow.
It got dark while he was working.
- Dad, - Karlchen calls, - I need your help!
Could you bring those candles which we lit in the garden in summer, please!
Dad looks out of the window.
- Why?
- Why don't you understand! I've made an airfield for Santa's sleigh. And now I need beacons.
Dad brings a box with multicoloured candle holders.
They put five lit candles along each side of the airfield:
five of red, five of yellow, five of green and five of blue.
- That was a great idea of yours, son, says Dad. - Now Santa can see your airfield in the dark.
At night, Karlchen and his mom are looking out of the window at the candles.
- Maybe we're lucky to see Santa's landing, - whispers Karlchen.
-Maybe Santa has already come? - whispers Mom in return. - It seems to me I've heard the door creak. Let's go and see.
- Wow! There was a gorgeous Christmas Tree with lots of presents under it. Two of them were for Clara and three for Karlchen.
All the gifts had labels with big letters for everyone to read his name.
How lucky that Karlchen could read!
First of all he opens the largest present.
- Hooray, an airplane, exclaimed Karlchen in a happy voice. - A real glider! Can I launch it right now?
- We'd better do it tomorrow, Karlchen. We'll launch it tomorrow morning in the yard. Besides, we can use the airfield you've made.