Упражнение 2. Перепишите предложения и переведите их, обращая внимание на особенности перевода на русский язык определений, выраженных именем существительным (см. образец выполнения 2).
V. Перепишите предложения, определите в них видовременные формы глаголов и укажите их инфинитив; переведите предложения на русский язык (см. образец выполнения 3).
1. After its 200 birthday the United States of America still holds the leading position in the western world. What makes the USA the leader of the western world is its economic, political and military dominance over other countries.
2. The United States lies in the central part of the North American Continent between the two oceans: the Atlantic Ocean to the East and the Pacific Ocean to the West. Friendly Canada to the north and friendly Mexico to the south are the only countries bordering it.
3. The USA consists of three separate parts. They are the Hawaiian Islands, situated in the central part of the Pacific Ocean, Alaska separated by the Canadian territory and the rest major part of the USA. The states differ very much in size, population and economic development. There are many big cities and towns in the USA: New York, San Francisco, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles are the biggest of them.
4. The United States of America is a parliamentary Republic. The government is divided into three branches: legislative, (the US Congress), executive (the President and his administration) and judicial (the US Supreme Court). There are two main political parties in the USA: the Democratic and the Republican. The US President is both head of state and government. He is elected for a four-year term.