The speaker tells about
A. a tiring but exciting holiday
C. places to eat out
D. the worst hotel you can imagine
E. the journey one wouldn’t like to have again
F. very expensive seaside resort
G. winter holidays
Вы услышите отрывок из радиопередачи. Определите, какие из приведенных утверждений А1 – А7 соответствуют содержанию передачи (1 – True), какие не соответствуют (2 – False) и о чем в ней не сказано, то есть на основании текста нельзя дать ни положительного, ни отрицательного ответа (3 – Not stated). Обведите номер выбранного вами варианта ответа. 3) Paula’s sister promised to look after the children
I’ve been learning English since I was 7. The first few years were really disastrous to me! We – my brother and I – had to learn words and grammar rules, 1____. We completely didn’t feel the need to learn English. Everything has changed since I went to the USA for the first time in 1989. I was under great impression of picturesque Great Canyon, Sonora Desert and by all means, as a little girl I was fascinated by Disneyland! As far as my education is concerned, I think that the most important thing to mention is that from the earliest childhood I’ve been taught by qualified teachers, 2____ . I think that this is of prime importance especially for young learners, as they tend to learn wrong things very easily and later it takes an uphill struggle to eliminate these errors. My teacher focused on all aspects of the language: 3____ . When I was younger they used to show me what the best ways of practicing the language are.
Nowadays, I know what to do to learn it most effectively. I watch many films in original version and American programmes on TV, I read English books. To practice new words I write essays 4____ . Such exercises help me a lot during oral exams 5____ . I could work on vocabulary many hours, especially on idioms and metaphors, they are my favourite. By all means, I use many exercise books which help me to practice my grammar. Yet I’m of the opinion that the most natural way to practice grammar is to talk, write essays etc. Of course, you have to know the grammar rules first. All in all, I must admit that I like oral English the most. Maybe it’s 6____ .
During my long acquaintance with Mr. Sherlock Holmes I had never heard him refer to his relations, and hardly ever to his own early life. I had come to believe that he was an orphan with no relatives living; but one day, to my very great surprise, he began to talk to me about his brother.
It was after tea on a summer evening, and the conversation came round at last to the question of hereditary capabilities. The point under discussion was how far any singular gift in an individual was due to his ancestry and how far to his own early training. “But I thought you said…”
По окончании выполнения заданий В2, В3 и А15 – А21 НЕ ЗАБУДЬТЕ ПЕРЕНЕСТИ СВОИ ОТВЕТЫ В БЛАНК ОТВЕТОВ № 1! ОБРАТИТЕ ВНИМАНИЕ, что ответы на задания В2 – В3, А15 – А21 располагаются в разных частях бланка.
Раздел 3. Грамматика и лексика
Прочитайте приведенный ниже текст. Преобразуйте слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами в конце строк, обозначенных номерами В11 – B16, так чтобы они грамматически и лексически соответствовали содержанию текста. Заполните пропуски полученными словами. Каждый пропуск соответствует отдельному заданию из группы В11 – В16.
Прочитайте текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами А22 – А28. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям A22 – A28, в которых представлены возможные варианты ответов. Обведите номер выбранного вами варианта ответа.
Our planet has warmed and cooled A22 ………. times during the 4.65 billion years of its history. At present Earth appears to be facing a rapid warming, which most scientists believe results, at least in part, from human activities. The chief A23 ………. of this warming is thought to be the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, oil, and natural gas, which releases into the atmosphere carbon dioxide and other substances known as greenhouse gases. As the atmosphere becomes richer in these gases, it becomes a better insulator, retaining more of the heat provided to the planet by the Sun.
B6 has made
B10 are imitated