Делаем контрольные по английскому языку.Самарский Государственный Экономический Университет.
1.1. Translate the text.
Brighton is located on the south coast of England, and together with its immediate neighbor Hove forms the city of Brighton and Hove. Brighton is one of the largest and most famous cities by the sea in the United Kingdom. Brighton was founded in 1086 and was an important health resort during the 18th century. In 1861 the population of the city was 160,000 but now it is about
Brighton is a popular place to visit, welcoming 8 million tourists each year. With its hotels, restaurants, shops and entertainment facilities, which additionally serve a substantial business conference industry. The modern city of Brighton and Hove is also an educational centre with two universities and many English language schools.
A major attraction is the beachfront, which has a variety of bars, restaurants, night clubs and amusement arcades, principally along the strip between the two piers. Being less than an hour from London by train has made the city a popular destination with residents of the capital as they have all the culture they would expect from a city with the added benefit of the fresh sea air.
Brighton is associated with notable popular music artists. There are over 400 pubs and many nightclubs. There are also many live music venues including the Brighton Centre and the Brighton Dome. There are gigs happening every night of the week so it is the ideal place to spot the next big thing. Although the best times for music fans to come down are May and September.
Brighton hosts a number of conferences including those held annually by major political parties, often based around the Brighton Centre, Grand Hotel and Metropole hotel. A wide range of sport and leisure clubs, in particular cycling and motoring clubs, annually hold London to Brighton events.
Brighton has a number of museums and many privately run galleries. A widespread practice is to display and sell art in cafes, pubs and bars.
Major theatres in Brighton include the recently expanded Komedia (also used as a music venue) and the Theatre Royal which celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2007. There are also several smaller theatres such as the Marlborough Theatre and Nightingale Theatre, both above pubs, which attract a variety of mostly local productions.
Brighton & Hove City Council is responsible for 80 schools in Brighton and Hove of which 54 are in Brighton. There are numerous state schools, some of them faith schools in Brighton. There are also a number of private schools, including Brighton College, Roedean School, a Steiner School and a Montessori School.
The University of Brighton, the former Brighton Polytechnic, has a student population of 20,017 of which 80% are undergraduates. The University is located on several separate sites in Brighton, with additional buildings in Falmer and Eastbourne.
In the summer, thousands of young students from all over Europe gather in the city to attend language courses at some of the many language schools across Brighton and Hove.
1.2. Read the following statements and decide if they are true (T) or false (F).
1. Brighton is located on the south coast of England.
2. Brighton was founded in 1861 and was an important health resort during the 19th century.
3. Brighton is a popular place to visit, welcoming 8 million tourists each year.
4. A major attraction is the very center of the city, which has a variety of bars, restaurants, night clubs and amusement arcades.
5. It takes two hours to get from London to Brighton.
6. The modern city of Brighton and Hove is also an educational centre with two universities and many English language schools.
7. There are many museums and art galleries in Brighton.
8. Brighton & Hove City is the home of Brighton College and a Montessori School.
9. The University of Brighton is the former Brighton Polytechnic.
10. In the summer, thousands of young students from all over Europe
gather in the city to attend language courses.
1.3. Write sentences, giving some advice, as in the model.
Model: Henry: I am a bit overweight.
- If I were you I would start sport.
- Start sport.
- You should start sport.
1. Helen: I have some problems with Maths.
2. Steve: My parents don't understand me.
3. Ingrid: I am not very good at physics.
4. Kelly: I have never been abroad.
5. Terry: I would like to change my job.
6. Tom: I want to be healthier.
7. Mary: I can't swim at all.
8. Joe: I don't have a girlfriend.
9. Nancy: I would like to take part in the conference.
10. Bob: I can't give up smoking.
1.4. Turn the following direct statements into reported ones.
1. 'We bought a new flat two months ago', she said.
2. 'I will pay for the hostel next week', he told me.
3. 'My parents don't give me much money', Kelly said.
4. 'I've brought you some flowers', Bob said.
5. 'I wasn't at home yesterday', I told my mother.
6. 'The accident happened a week ago', Fred told me.
7. 'When I was younger, I didn't know how to drive', he said.
8. 'I am very busy this week', Ann said.
9. 'We have never been to New York', they said.
10. 'My friend is reading a book in the garden', Mary said.
1.5. Look at the prompts below and use them to make sentences, as in
Model: win $ 1,000,000 - travel around the world
If I won one million dollars, I would travel around the world.
1. know how to drive - buy a car
2. break arm - go to hospital
3. have a dog - name it Richard
4. it be cold - wear my warm coat
5. study harder - get better marks
6. need money - ask my parents
7. get lost in an unknown place - ask for help
8. travel to New York - visit the Statue of Liberty
9. Tom be taller - become a basketball player
10. go to the gym - be fit
1.6. Fill in the gaps with must or can't.
1. A: What is that noise?
B: It ... be the wind outside.
2. A: That will be $10, please.
B: It ... be $10. I only had a glass of juice.
3. A: Jim is coming back tomorrow.
B: He ... come back tomorrow. He only left for Paris this morning.
4. A: Somebody has phoned three times.
B: It . Fred. I promised him to help with cooking.
5. A: I feel hungry.
B: You . be hungry. We have just had dinner.
6. A: Helen brings flowers every day.
B: Her boyfriend . be very much in love with her.
7. A: Kelly is driving her mother's car.
B: It ... Kelly. She doesn't know how to drive.
8. A: Emily has graduated from the university. B: Oh, you ... be proud of her.
9. A: I am leaving for Italy in three days' time.
B: You ... go there. You don't have an Italian Visa.
10. A: Laura looks upset.
B: She ... have problems with school.
1.7. Fill in the gaps with the correct preposition.
1. Russia borders ... China ... the east.
2. There are a lot . mountains . the western part . the country.
3. The central region is rich . oil and coal.
4. Most . the country consists . lowlands and steps.
5. The town is famous . its wooden architecture.
6. The faith . people is the most important . the development . the country.
7. The Day ... Independence is celebrated ... all the people ... the country.
8. The constitution was adopted . all members . the Parliament.
9. The term plan was approved . the dean . the faculty.
10. The rapid development . our company mostly depends . the
engineers and computer designers.
1.8. Choose the correct variant and complete the following sentences.
1. Steve couldn't play tennis when he was seventeen but he ... swim and speak English.
a) can b) will be able c) could
2. Yoko asked where I . living then.
a) am b) was c) were
3. David studies economics. He . be interested in it.
a) might b) must c) can't
4. I would enter the humanity college if I . good at History and Literature.
a) am b) will be c) were
5. Remember to say "please" and "thank you" ... you are in England.
a) after b) when c) by the time
6. Nick said that they . to the country the following week.
a) are moving b) will move c) were moving
7. Michael . us that he had made a very serious mistake.
a) told b) said c) asked
8. Which country . you like to visit?
a) do b) are c) would
9. My friends asked me if I ... to a party the following weekend.
a) will go b) would go c) went
10. Mary told me that she had lost my car keys . .
a) that day b) today c) the following day
11. Susan asked me . I liked strawberries.
a) if do b) if did c) if
12. I couldn't use a computer ten years ago ... now I can do it quite well.
a) and b) but c) because
13. Steve asked me what I . looking for.
a) was b) am c) were
14. She doesn't eat much. She ... be on a diet.
a) must b) can't c) would
15. If she . harder, she would be better in her exams.
a) works b) was working c) worked
Translate the following sentences.
1. Если бы у меня была возможность, я бы сменил работу.
2. Елена спросила меня, как долго я изучаю английский язык.
3. Вы умеете играть в шахматы? - Да.
4. У него, должно быть, проблемы со школой. Если бы я был на его месте, я бы уделял больше внимания cамостоятельной работе.
5. Будь я на вашем месте, я бы принял участие в университетской конференции.
6. Я сообщил своим коллегам, что не смогу принять участия в экс-перименте.
7. Сходите в спортзал или в бассейн, если хотите сбросить вес.
8. Она сказала, что переехала в Лондон в 2001 году.
9. Я бы учился заочно, если бы нашел хорошо оплачиваемую работу.
10. Он спросил, могу ли я говорить по-английски.
1.10. Complete the following sentences about yourself.
1. If I were the leader of my country...
2. If I were the head of the department ...
3. I would go to England If... .
4. I would never start . if . .
5. My colleagues should .
6. When I was younger, I couldn't ... but now I ... .
7. When my friend was at school, he (she) could ... and now she ... .
8. I would start . if . .
9. If I were more intelligent ...
10. I would start my own company .
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