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A lesson on theological vocab

I. Watch the video and read and translate script below 


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Seven deadly sins, also dubbed seven capital sins or seven cardinal sins, in Roman Catholic theology, are the seven vices that lead to other sins and further immoral conduct. First enumerated by Pope Gregory I (the Great) in the 6th century and detailed in the 13th century by St. Thomas Aquinas, they are

1) vainglory,or pride,

(2) greed, or covetousness,

(3) lust, or inordinate or illicit sexual desire,

(4) envy,

(5) gluttony, which is usually understood to include drunkenness,

(6) wrath, or anger, and

(7) sloth.

Each of these can be overcome with the seven corresponding virtues of

(1) humility,

(2) charity,

(3) chastity,

(4) gratitude,

(5) temperance,

(6) patience, and

(7) diligence.

II. Type in English equivalents and check your answers:


(1) тщеславие, гордость=

(2) жадность=, алчность=

(3) похоть=, чрезмерное= , незаконное= половое влечение=,

(4) зависть=,

(5) чревоугодие=, пьянство=,

(6) гнев== anger

(7) лень=

преодолеть= to с помощью добродетелей= with

(1) смирение=

(2) благотворительность=

(3) целомудрие=

(4) благодарность=

(5) умеренность=

(6) терпение=

(7) усердие=

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Fill in the gaps in the text below with words from the vocabulary exercise above

leads to obesity, shortening our life. can be surprisingly helpful in our career, whle outting us at the increased risk of chronic overwork. keeps us poor, as no bees, no honey. Yet, it sometimes can be amazinglycondusive to creativity. makes us penny-pinchers and bargain-nunters, curbing our readiness to help those in need and support our dears and nears. But the question is: should we indulge in every time we are asked for money? Isn't it better to help with advice and tools?

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Task for next class

Choose from the drop down menu the preposition(s) that best complete the phrasal verbs below.


1. Kiss and make ___ already. I can't stand the silent treatment.
2. He made ____ the Outback as he wanted to get away from it all.
3. I can't make _____ the fine print in this contract. What does it say?
4. He made ____ being late by bringing coffee and doughnuts for everyone.
5. How is John making ____ in his new business venture?
6. He made ____ his face to hide his true identity.
7. I want this homework made ____ and I want it done right this time!
8. Can you make ____ the exam you missed last week?
9. She made ____ her nextdoor neighbor and now she is embarrased to see him.
10. How could I make ___ a story like this? I'm telling the truth.
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