Grammar & Vocabulary Practice

A. Remember the Participle I, II



Examination Practice

B. Choose the right answers

1. A _________ cup lay on the floor.

a. breaking

b. broken

2. They passed me _________ loudly

a. talking

b. talked

3. _________ the room he found all the pupils present.

a. entering

b. entered

4. He sat at the table _________.

a. thinking

b. thought

5. He liked to rest in the evening _________ slowly in the park.

a. walking

b. walked

6. The _________ question made him confused.

a. asking

b. asked

7. _________ English books I wrote out new words.

a. reading

b. read

8. _________ his voice she ran to meet him.

a. hearing

b. heard

9. I liked the _________ shopping center near the square.

a. building

b. built

10. The bisector is a straight line _________ an angle into two equal parts.

a. dividing

b. divided



Examination Practice

C. Choose the right answers

1. The house _________ in our street is very good.

a. building

b. being built

c. having built

d. having been built

e. built

2. He was standing on the top of the mountains _________ the beautiful view.

a. admiring

b. being admired

c. having admired

d. having been admired

e. admired

3. _________ a little at that factory Jack understood everything.

a. working

b. being worked

c. having worked

d. having been worked

e. admired

4. When _________ for dinner the boy refused to come.

a. calling

b. being called

c. having called

d. having been called

e. called

5. _________ long ago, his book was finally published.

a. writing

b. being written

c. having written

d. having been written

e. written



Listening Practice

D. Listen to the text and choose the right answers

Вы услышите рассказ о знаменитом детективе. Определите, какие из приведённых утверждений А1–А6 соответствуют содержанию ее повествования (1 – True), какие не соответствуют (2 – False) и о чём в тексте не сказано, то есть на основании текста нельзя дать ни положительного, ни отрицательного ответа (3 – Not stated). Обведите номер выбранного вами варианта ответа. Вы услышите запись дважды.

Listen / Послушай

Title: "Who was Sherlock Holmes?"
Source: dailystep.com

Level: Intermediate

A1

Sherlock Holmes’ sidekick was Dr Watson.

a) TRUE

b) FALSE

c) NOT STATED

A2

Sherlock Holmes was the neatest and most methodical of mankind.

a) TRUE

b) FALSE

c) NOT STATED

A3

Sherlock had a horror of destroying documents.

a) TRUE

b) FALSE

c) NOT STATED

A4

Sherlock burned his bundles of manuscript himself.

a) TRUE

b) FALSE

c) NOT STATED

A5

Holmes’s arch-enemy was Professor Moriarty.

a) TRUE

b) FALSE

c) NOT STATED

A6

Sherlock Holmes is the most famous fictional detective in the world.

a) TRUE

b) FALSE

c) NOT STATED



Listening & Speaking Practice

E. Dialogue

Вы услышите диалог двух студентов, Джона и Линды. Джон должен сдавать экзамены на этой неделе. Разыграйте диалог в парах. Постарайтесь копировать произношение и интонацию.

Listen / Послушай

Title: "John and Linda discuss John’s week of examinations"
Source: dailystep.com

Level: Intermediate

Linda: I hear you are taking some exams this week.

John: Yes, I am. I have three of them this week.

Linda: I really hope they go well for you.

John: Thank you, so do I. I’ve been studying really hard but I still don’t feel as if I have done enough work!

Linda: I’m sure you’ll be fine. Just stay calm and focused.



Writing Practice

F. Раздел 4 (задание по письму)

Для ответа на задание C1 используйте бланк №2.
При выполнении задания С1 особое внимание обратите на то, что ваши ответы будут оцениваться только по записям, сделанным на бланке №2. Никакие записи черновика не будут учитываться экспертом. Обратите внимание также на необходимость соблюдения указанного объема письма. Письма недостаточного объема, а также часть текста письма, превышающая требуемый объем – не оцениваются.

C1

You have 30 minutes to do this task.

You have received a letter from your English-speaking friend Bob.

…I love reading very much. Now I am reading a book called “Man on the Moon” and I rather like it, though I was told to read it at school.

Do you like reading? What kind of books do you prefer and why? Which book are you reading?

Write him a letter and answer his 3 questions.

Write 100-120 words. Remember the rules of letter writing.



Print the letter into the form below.