Before listening (if you wish, I don’t insist, the speech is so-so)
In this passage there are 2 synonyms of the word «маленький» and 4 synonyms of the word «большой». Listen to the text attentively so that to fill in the gaps.
The entrance door was a _____ one made of massive, curiously shaped panels of oak studded with _______ iron nails and bound with _______ iron bars. It opened into an _______ hall, which was so dimly lighted that the faces in the portraits on the walls and the figures in the suits of armor made Mary feel that she did not want to look at them. As she stood on the stone floor she looked a very ________, odd ________ black figure, and she felt as small and lost and odd as she looked.