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Дидактический материал

(интеграция с географией, 9 класс)

Read the text and do the tasks below

Mount Everest.

Mount Everest, 29,002 feet high, is situated on the boarder of Tibet and Nepal. Since the end of the nineteenth century climbers have been ambitious to conquer Everest and stand on the highest point in the world. On Friday, 29 May 1953, two members of the British Everest Expedition succeeded in reaching the top. They were the first men known to have done so.

Before the successful climb of 1953 there had been ten other expeditions. The first attempts were made from the ruler of Tibet. The first expeditions were organized by the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society. The aim of the 1921expedition was to examine the mountain and the surrounding area, and find a rout by which a later expedition might hope to reach the top.

The climbers were successful in mapping possible routes up the mountain from the north, the north-east, and the north-west. One of them, George Mallory, reached a height of over 24,000 feet, and was able to see an immense valley on the south-west side of the mountain. It was from this valley that the climb was made in 1953.

The expedition of 1924 again approached the mountain from the north. Two of the climbers, Mallory and Irvine, set up a camp at 26,800 feet. From this camp they sent back a message saying that the weather was good and that they hoped to reach the top and get back to their tent the next day. They were seen the next afternoon through the break in the clouds at a height of about 28,230 feet. They did not return to their tent, and the weather made it impossible for other climbers to go to their help. Mallory’s ice-axe was found nine years later by members of another expedition.

In 1951 a British expedition, led by Eric Shipton, found a way into the immense valley to the south-west of the mountain. The exploration and map-making were of the greatest value to the men who won success in 1953.

  1. Answer the questions.

  1. When did the first successful climb take place?

a) 1921 b) 1924 c) 1951 d) 1953

2. How many had there been climbs before the successful climb?

a) 3 b) 5 c) 7 d) 10

3. Who was the first to find the immense valley on the south-west side of the mountain?

a) Eric Shipton

b) George Mallory

c) Irvine

d) The members of the first expedition in 1921

  1. Find the sentence containing the wrong information.

  1. It is very difficult to conquer Everest.

  2. The climbers were successful in mapping possible routes up the mountain from the north, the north-east, and the north-west.

  3. The expedition of 1924, consisting of two climbers, again approached the mountain from the north.

4. In 1951 a British expedition found and explored a way into the immense valley to

the south-west of the mountain.

Дидактический материал

(интеграция с компьютерными

технологиями, 11 класс)

Fill in the blanks with the proper words given below. You can use each word only once. Not all the words in the list will be used

Uses of the Internet

Access / advertising / chat / chart / communicate / communication / companies distributed/enable / information / introduction /online / scholars / ways

From the late 1960s to the early 1990s, the Internet was a …and research tool used almost exclusively for academic and military purposes. This changed radically with the …of the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989. Today individuals, companies, and institutions use the Internet in many ….. Businesses use the Internet to provide …to complex databases, such as financial databases. Companies carry out electronic commerce, including…, selling, buying, distributing products, and providing after-sales services. Businesses and institutions use the Internet for voice and video conferencing and other forms of communication that people to work from a distance. The use of electronic mail over the Internet has greatly speeded communication between …, and between other individuals. Media and entertainment companies use the Internet to broadcast audio and video, including live radio and television programs. They also offer online … groups, in which people carry on discussions using written text, and … news and weather programs. Scientists and …use the Internet to …with colleagues, to perform research, to … lecture notes to students, and to publish papers and articles. Individuals use the Internet for communication, entertainment, finding and to buy and sell goods and services.

Дидактический материал

(интеграция с историей

праздников, 8 класс)

"What do you know about St. Valentine's Day?"

  1. Who was the Valentine who lived 300 years after the death of Jesus Christ in the Roman empire? (a Christian priest)

  2. What did he do the night before he was executed? (He wrote the jailer's daughter a farewell letter, signing it "From your Valentine".)

  3. What holiday did people celebrate in Rome many years ago? (A Roman holiday, held in honour of the Goddess of love.)

  4. What is St. Valentine's day now? (It is a day for sweethearts.)

  5. What can you do on this day? (Send a postcard with the words of love to any person, bake a special cake, send roses and greetings.)

Дидактический материал

(интеграция:«Общество,суд», 11 класс)

THE ARTICLE: Paris Hilton returns to jail

Hilton Hotel (1) ____ Paris Hilton, 26, was ordered to return to jail on June 9th, just two days after an LA sheriff changed her punishment to house arrest. She had (2) ____ five days of a 45-day sentence but was released and ordered to stay at home because of undisclosed “medical” reasons. Her jail term is for violating probation in a (3) ____ driving case in which she was drunk. The topsy-turvy case is now the (4) ____ of America. Her fans are distraught at seeing their heroine returned to jail. She was ordered back to court, wearing handcuffs, to hear that her house arrest had been overturned and she would have to serve the rest of her term behind bars. This is a life far (5) ____ from the usual glitz and glamour she enjoys as a multi-millionaire. As she was lead from the courthouse, she looked anything

(6) ____ the perfectly turned out model and singer fans are used to seeing. She looked exhausted and was red-eyed through crying.

The media circus that is now following her toing and (7) ____ from jail has polarized the American public. Many are outraged at the fact that the sheriff put her (8) ____ house arrest. They believed this to be (9) ____ another case of “celebrity justice” in the States – one very lenient law for the rich and famous, and strict laws that Jo Public must adhere to. (10) ____ events support a quote from Hilton’s autobiography “Confessions of an Heiress”, in which she said: "There is no sin in life worse than being boring." Her prison ordeal is a different part of a privileged life that could (11) ____ not be described as boring. She is a model, actor and singer, has her own perfume range and has walked hundreds of red carpets. She compares herself to Princess Diana and was voted as (12) ____ worst celebrity role model for 2006.


(a) airless


(c) hairless

(d) heiress


(a) served


(c) severed

(d) servant


(a shipwrecked

(b) wrecked


(d) freckles


(a) speech


(c) shout




(b) removal

(c) removed



(a) but





(a) far

(b) froing

(c) hoping

(d) hopping


(a) outside

(b) over

(c) inside

(d) under


(a) far



(d) yet


(a) lately

(b) recount

(c) recent



(a) definitely

(b) defined

(c) definition

(d) definite


(a) first


(c) last

(d) best


1 US celebrity has been ordered to stay in Paris’ Hilton Hotel.

2. The celebrity ignored a traffic offence and drove again while drunk.

3. The story of this celebrity has gripped the American public.

4. Fans saw their star coming out of court looking a million dollars.

5. The celebrity ordered a circus to come to Paris to cheer her up.

6. Americans believe there are different laws for those with money.

7. The celebrity wrote a book about her life as an heiress.

8. The celebrity is soon to play Princess Diana in an upcoming movie.


Write about celebrity justice for 10 minutes. Correct your partner’s paper.

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