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Поставьте глагол в Past Perfect или Past Indefinite.



1. Yesterday I (to buy) a new watch as I (to lose) my old one. 2. They (to see) at once that the man (to travel) a lot. 3. By two o’clock the teacher (to examine) all the students. 4. On my way to the Institute I (to remember) that I (to leave) my report at home. 5. By the time we (to arrive) the party (to finish). 6. They (to finish) the translation by five o’clock last Monday.

Use the correct tense form (Indefinite, Continuous, Perfect Tenses).

Используйте нужную видо-временную форму (Indefinite, Continuous, Perfect).

1. The representative of the Cabinet (to refuse) to give any information yesterday. 2. This powerful group (to support) the policy of the state. 3. The division into the “Lords” and the “Commons” (to take place) in the last century. 4. She (to make) dinner at that time yesterday. 5. The House of Commons (to have) seats for only one third of its members. 6. Yesterday the members of the Cabinet (to appear) only by 8 o’clock.

Translate into English.

Переведите на английский язык.

1. Премьер-министр посетил Францию на прошлой неделе. 2. Агата Кристи – знаменитый автор детективных романов. 3. Она разрезала пирог, когда отец вошел в комнату. 4. Она разговаривала с гостями и разливала чай. 5. Куда он поедет летом? 6. Королева Елизавета II – внучка королевы Виктории, не так ли?

Choose the right variant of the adjective or the adverb.

Выберите правильный вариант прилагательного или наречия.

1. Stonehenge is the second (popular, more popular, most popular) tourist attraction in Britain. 2. Her brother is five years (old, elder, eldest) than she. 3. The (far, farther, farthest) we swam into the sea the (beautiful, more beautiful, most beautiful) the shore looked. 4. The (many, more, most) people know the laws, the (little, less, least) they violate them. 5. The woman laughed (loud, loudly). 6. He threw away the key with a (quick, quickly) motion of his hand. 7. The soup smells very (good, well). 8. The material washes very (good, well).

Match the opposites.

Составьте пары антонимов.

1. intelligenta. worst

2. excellentb. expensive

3. cleanc. poor

4. cheapd. stupid

5. beste. dirty

Translate into English.

Переведите на английский язык.

1. Волга – длиннее Темзы. 2. Эта статья не такая интересная, как та. 3. Это не лучший выход из положения. 4. Том – их старший брат. 5. Ты слышала последние новости? 6. Я играю в теннис так же хорошо, как мой отец.

Use the necessary modal verbs (can, may, must, have to, should, need, to be allowed to, to be able to). Use the right tense form.

Вставьте подходящие по смыслу модальные глаголы или их эквиваленты (can, may, must, have to, should, need, to be allowed to, to be able to).

1. They ... understand English. 2. She ... to call the police yesterday. 3. Teenagers who commit crimes ... be treated as adults and sentenced to significant punishment. 4. A fool ... ask more questions that a wise man ... answer. 5. ... I shut the door? 6. We knew that she ... swim since a child. 7. You ... take care of your parents.

Match part 1 and 2.

Соотнесите английские предложения с русскими.

1. She may come.a). Ей можно не приходить.

2. She couldn’t come.b). Ей можно прийти.

3. She must come.c). Ей не следует приходить.

4. She had to come.d). Она должна прийти.

5. She shouldn’t come.e). Она не могла прийти.

6. She’ll be able to come.f). Она сможет прийти.

7. She needn’t to come.g). Ей не разрешают прийти.

8. She isn’t allowed to come.h). Ей пришлось прийти.

Choose the proper preposition.

Выберите верный предлог.

1. Anatoly Conie, outstanding Russian lawyer, was born… 1844 and he died … the age…83. 2. He will come back… London the day after tomorrow. 3. The parties were satisfied … the verdict. 4. Usually they close the doors … the performance. 5. Little ….little the weather was changing. 6. Our vocation begins … the 27th of May.

 

Separate the two mixed stories.

Разделите две истории. Отметьте буквой “а” предложения, относящиеся к рассказу о королеве Елизавете I, и буквой “б” предложения, относящиеся к рассказу о принцессе Грейс.

1. Grace Kelly was born on the east coast of the US in 1929.

2. Queen Elizabeth I was the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn.

3. When she was 3 months old she went to live at Ratfield, far from the King and the Queen.

4. Her mother was executed by her father when the little girl was 2 and a half years old.

5. When she was 21, she went to Hollywood and began acting in films.

6. The young princess learnt Italian, French, Latin and Greek from royal tutors.

7. She appeared in the film “High Noon”, and won an Academy Award (“Oscar”) for her acting in “A Country Girl”.

8. In 1956 she married Prince Rainier of Monaco.

9. She followed her half-brother Edward and her half-sister Mary to the throne.

10. She then retired from her career in America and devoted herself to her royal duties.

11. She never married and ruled for 45 years as a strong and independent queen.

12. She breast-fed her own babies, and publicly encouraged other mothers do the same.

13. She was much loved by the people of England, and her reign was one of power and glory for her country.

14. She died in 1982 after a car accident.

Read the text.

Прочтите текст.

The University of London.

If one is walking in the theatre district of London’s West End near Leicester Square and Piccadilly, and wanders along Tottenham Court Road toward Euston Station, on the skyline one sees an arresting-sight monolith among needle-like church towers. This is the University of London I want to tell you about.

In the early 19th century Oxford and Cambridge were the only 2 universities in England. The cost of education at these universities was so high that only the sons of the wealthier classes could afford to attend. But more restrictive still were the religious tests: only the Church of England members could attend. It was to overcome these limitations that in 1827, in London, a non-denominational college, – “University College” was founded. Its first years were years of struggle for survival against hostile forces of the Church and the State. It was opposed by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Prime Minister, the Duke of Wellington, who in 1831 opened a rival institution – King’s College.

In 1836 these 2 institutions, University College and King’s College, joined forces. Each retained the control of its own internal organization and teaching; a separate body, the University of London, was created to “conduct the examination of, and to confer degrees upon their students”. Thus was born the University of London.

The long reign of Victoria saw many and rapid changes in the University. Bedford College for women, Imperial College of Science and Technology, and many other schools and colleges became a part of the federal University. The famed London School of Economics was a newcomer on 1895.

Up until 1900 the University was only an examining body but in that year an Act of Parliament permitted to “provide lecture rooms, museums, laboratories, workshops, and other facilities for the purpose both of teaching and research”. This allowed the first actual teaching on any level.

Today the University of London is a federation of colleges, each largely independent of the British Parliament in academic matters.

The “department of Extra-Mural Studies” enrols nearly 12, 000 persons. In London there are 4 faculties of Theology, 13 of Arts, 31 of Medicine, 10 of Science, etc. At present there are 10 “Institutions” of which the Institute of Education, itself a complex organization, is one. All teacher training colleges in the London area – and there are many – are parts of this Institute.

Next door to the Institute of Education in the Mallet Street is a plain brick building, dull of exterior and in the daytime almost lifeless. It is Birkbeck College accepting for undergraduate work “only part-time students who earn their living during the day”.

For fear you should think that size is the only claim to fame, let me drop a few names associated, with the University of London: Sir Alex Fleming, Thomas Huxley, Michael Faraday, Sir Fred Clarke, Lord Macmillian, Sidney Webb.

In many ways the University has departed from the traditions of Oxford and Cambridge, London was the first to abolish religious tests, to admit women in England for degrees, to grant degrees without residence. The University abolished the requirement of English for entrance. The cap and gown are missing in classes here but the tradition of scholarship is strong.





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