Read three texts and match the headings with texts

КОНТРОЛЬНАЯ РАБОТА №1 ПО ДИСЦИПЛИНЕ

«Иностранный язык» (британский язык)

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На тему:_______________________________________________________________________

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Выполнил:____________________________________________________________________студент_______________курса, группа____________________

Проверил:____________________________________________ _______________________

(Ф.И.О. должность, уч. степень, уч. звание)

Регистрационный № _______

Институт заочного обучения Курс __________________

Специальность (направление)____________________________________________________

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Рецензент_____________________________________________________________________

(фамилия, имя, отчество)

Дата получения контрольной работы «____»__________________ 20___ г.

Дата возвращения контрольной работы «_____»________________20 ____г.

РЕЦЕНЗИЯ

Контрольная работа выполнена в ___________________объеме в согласовании Read three texts and match the headings with texts с заданием.

Замечания:____________________________________________________________________

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Оценка _________ Подпись педагога ___________/_______________


PartIComprehensiveReading

Read three texts and match the headings with texts

The Telegraph: Amazing Facts about Russia/A Happy Letter!/UK or Great Britain?!

Text1 Title 2.Read the text again and underline answers to these questions 3.Find words in the text with the following meaning Read three texts and match the headings with texts
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Hi, Jessica! Guess what! I am not unemployed any more! I am e-mailing you to tell you about my new job at an architectural consultancy firm. As you remember, I hold a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical Read three texts and match the headings with texts University and can apply for a job in a construction firm. So I’ve found a good one. Three weeks ago I sent them my CV and a letter of appliance, had a job interview and now I am working here. I’ve been working in the design department Read three texts and match the headings with texts since I started. The atmosphere among the staff is really relaxed and everyone wears casual clothes like jeans and trainers. We even call supervisor by her first name! We have lots of coffee breaks too – in fact, I think I’ve been drinking too much coffee! This is a full Read three texts and match the headings with texts time job, so I am excited. I’ve been getting up every day at seven o’clock – and you know how much I hate getting up early! The time passes really quickly, however, because there is a lot to do. This week I’ve been working on a new project of Read three texts and match the headings with texts a residential building. We work as a team, so it is important to get on well with the other people in the department. The only thing which I don’t like here is the necessity to work overtime. When you work overtime, you have less spare time and Read three texts and match the headings with texts can’t relax and push into the background all the problems, though compensation for staff who work overtime is flexible. What about you? Have you been studying hard for your degree? Why don’t we go out next weekend? I want to celebrate the payment of my first salary Read three texts and match the headings with texts. I will be in my account on Friday, and we have the day off on Monday because it’ a bank holiday. Let me know which day is best for you. I am writing this at home because it is Sunday. Luckily, I don’t work at weekends! Contact me soon Read three texts and match the headings with texts. Ivan 1. What is Ivan’s new job? 2. Where does he study? 3. When does he get up? 4. What doesn’t he like about his job? 5. When and why does he want to his first salary? a) the state of being out of work _________________ b)the 1st degree Read three texts and match the headings with texts at a university __________________ c) cause strong feeling __________________ d)time spent in working after the regular hours __________________ e)show that an event is important by doing something __________________
1 mark for each correct answer_________/5 1 mark for each correct answer_________/5
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Text2 Title 2.Read the texts again and underline answers to these questions 3.Find words Read three texts and match the headings with texts in the text with the following meaning
1 mark for the correct answer_________/1
The British Isles is the geographical term for a group of about 5,000 islands of the northwest coast of mainland Europe between the latitudes 50̊ N and 61̊ N. The largest island is Britain or Great Britain, which I also Read three texts and match the headings with texts the largest island in Europe. It consists of England, Wales and Scotland. The next largest island is Ireland, which is мейд up of Northern Island and the Irish Republic. Britain and Northern Island together with a number of small islands, from the United Kingdom of Britain and Read three texts and match the headings with texts Northern Island more commonly known as the United Kingdom. In everyday usage, however, Great Britain or Britain is used to mean the United Kingdom Great Britain is just 1,000 km long and just under 500 km across in its widest part. The most mountainous region is Scotland which also has wide lowland area, where Read three texts and match the headings with texts the most of the large towns, including Edinburg and Glasgow, and 1\3 of the population are located. Much of Wales is also mountainous and in England the Pennine Range extends 224 km. In Ireland all he highland areas are around the edge, but there are no peaks over 1,100 m Read three texts and match the headings with texts. Rivers in Great Britain are quite short – the longest rivers are the Severn and the Thames – but their easy navigability has мейд them an important part of the island transport network of the transportation of bulk products such as coal, iron ore and steel. With 57 000 000 people, the United Kingdom Read three texts and match the headings with texts ranks about 15the in the world in terms of population. Of the population aged 16 or over in England and Wales, 59 % were married, 26% single, 9% widowed and 6% divorced. The average age for first marriages was 26 for men and 24 for women. Average gross weekly earnings in April 1988 were 241 pounds for full-time male Read three texts and match the headings with texts workers and 160 for full-time female workers. People have been coming to settle in Britain for centuries from many parts of the world. Some came to avoid political or religious persecution, others to find a better way of life or an escape from poverty. Many Jewish refugees started Read three texts and match the headings with texts a new life in the country towards the end of the 19th century. The large communities from the West Indies and South Asian sub-continent date principally from 1957s and 1960s. There are also sizeable groups from the USA and Canada, as well as Australians, Chinese and various European communities such Read three texts and match the headings with texts as Greek, Turkish Cypriots, Italians and Spaniards. Recently Ugandan Asians and people from Latin America, Indo-China and Sri Lanka have sought refuge in Britain. The non-white population of Great Britain was about 2.4 million of whom 43% were born in Britain Britain has a generally mild Read three texts and match the headings with texts, temperate climate. The weather tend to be very changeable (though not necessarily unpredictable) as a result of the constant influence of different air masses. There are a few extremes in temperature, which rarely goes above 32̊ C or below -10̊ C. 1. What is the largest island of the British Isles? 2. What Read three texts and match the headings with texts are the longest rivers of the British Isles? 3. Why do people come to settle in Britain? 4. Why is UK a multicultural state? 5. Why in the weather in UK very changeable? a)the land along the edge of the sea ________________ b)frequently; often met with ________________ c)the total numbers of Read three texts and match the headings with texts inhabitants of a country ________________ d)the union of two persons as husband and wife ________________ e)get away from ___________________
1 mark for each correct answer_________/5 1 mark for each correct answer_________/5
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Text 3 Title 2.Read the texts again and underline answers to these questions 3.Find words in the text with the following meaning
1 mark for Read three texts and match the headings with texts the correct answer_________/1
Here are 20 things you did not know about Russia. Here we’ll mention some of them. 1. Its greatest museum - The Hermitage, in St Petersburg - is home to around 70 cats, which guard its treasures against rodents. The tradition dates back to a 1745 decree of Empress Elizabeth Read three texts and match the headings with texts, the daughter of Peter the Great, founder of St. Petersburg. The museum also has almost 14 miles of marbled corridors. 2. Subbotnik is the day when residents of Russian cities volunteer to sweep up and tidy the streets. It started after the revolution but still happens today. 3. The name Red Read three texts and match the headings with texts Square has nothing to do with communism, but derives from the word "krasnyi", which once meant "beautiful". 4. There is a bronze sculpture of a dog with a shiny nose at PloshchadRevolutsii metro station - it is shiny because it's good luck to touch it. 5. That isn't the only sculpture Read three texts and match the headings with texts of a dog in Russia - there's also this monument to Laika, the hound that went to space in 1957. 6. Giving flowers to residents can be a delicate point of etiquette. You should always make sure you give them in odd numbers, unless going to a funeral, when even numbers Read three texts and match the headings with texts are the rule. 7. In St. Petersburg, next to the bridge to reach the Peter and Paul Fortress, is a statue of a hare which commemorates the large number of hares that used to live on the island, and their battle against the floods that plagued the city during Read three texts and match the headings with texts the 18th and 19th centuries. It's considered good luck to hit it with a coin. 8. Moscow's underground is perhaps the world's most beautiful. 9. There's a restaurant in Moscow staffed entirely by twins. 10. It's not all tundra and taiga - you can go trekking on Read three texts and match the headings with texts volcanoes. 11. It has more time zones (11) than any other country. 12. Vasilevskiy Island in St Petersburg offers a bizarre selection of attractions, including a pair of 15th-century sphinxes from Egypt on the river side and a museum of biological oddities where you can see the skeleton and heart of Peter Read three texts and match the headings with texts the Great’s gigantic personal servant. 13. It is home to Europe’s longest river, the Volga, at 3,690km (2,293 miles). It has more than 200 tributaries that, if counted with the main river, would add up to 357,000km (221,800 miles). 14. Around 10,000 British tourists visit the country each year, and over 90 per cent Read three texts and match the headings with texts of them go only to Moscow and/or St Petersburg. 15. It is home to the coldest inhabited place on the planet - Oymyakon. On February 6, 1933, a temperature of −67.7 °C was recorded at its weather station 1. Who guards the Hermitage? 2. Why is the main Russian square “red”? 3. What can you see Read three texts and match the headings with texts next to the bridge to reach the Peter and Paul Fortress? 4. What are Europe’s longest rivers? 5. How many British tourists visit the country each year? a)a building in which objects of all kinds are collected and displayed _________________ b)a person who lives in a place permanently Read three texts and match the headings with texts _________________ c)the rules of behavior among polite people _________________ d)keep or honour the memory of somebody or something _________________ e)one hundred years __________________
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Part II

Grammar Skills Check


1. This trip was ___ than the last one.

a) more fun b) funner c) BOTH ARE Read three texts and match the headings with texts OK

2. My brother is _____ than I am.

a) more wealthy b) wealthier c) BOTH ARE OK

3. I always ______ before I go to sleep.

a) am reading b) read c) was reading

4. She ____ right now.

a) speaks b) is speaking c) am speaking

5. This time next week I _____ (drink) wine in Argentina.

a Read three texts and match the headings with texts) will be drinking b) will drink c) will to drink

6. She doesn’t realize what kind of a person he is, but she ______ (find out).

a) will be finding out b) will find out c) will to find out

7. John ____ in San Diego for the past 3 years (and he still lives there).

a Read three texts and match the headings with texts) lived b) was lived c) has lived

8. I ____ in love three times in my life.

a) was being b) was c) have been

9. Every time I see that movie, it ____ (make) me cry.

a) has мейд b) мейд c) makes

10. Where _____ last night?

a) have you gone b) did Read three texts and match the headings with texts you went c) did you go

11. I ____ to music when she came in. (to listen)

a) was listening b) listened c) have been listening

12. Robin Hood was the character who ____ from the rich and gave to the poor.

a) stole b) was stealing c) steals

13. I ____ in a small town in Italy.

a Read three texts and match the headings with texts) have been born b) was born c) am born

14. Smoking is bad ____ you.

a) at b) for c) on

15. Your brother is really good _____ tennis.

a) with b) on c) at

16. I’m not really interested ____ this kind of music.

a) on b) of c) in

17. ______ the teacher explain this properly?

a Read three texts and match the headings with texts) Did b) Was c) Had

18. ______ you spoken to him before he called you?

a) Had b) Did c) Were

19. My sister and I ______ twins.

a) are b) am c) is

20. That _____ a really good movie.

a) are b) am c) is


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Part III

General Knowledge Quiz


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