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Лексический тест по теме "Education in Great Britain. Schooling"

  • Иностранные языки

Поделитесь материалом с коллегами:

I. Translate the following words and word-combinations.

1. Home Economics 11. естествознание (КСЕ)

2. подавать документы для поступления в унив-т 12. Technical Drawing

3. Polytechnics 13. профориент.работа

4. an honours degree 14. Местные органы народного образования

5. tackle social exclusion 15. повысить статус профессии учителя

6. education caters for 16. соответствовать нац.принципам

7. day-boys 17. школьный аттестат

8. кандидат 18. truancy

9. сбор учеников и учителей в школе 19. to be fed into the computer

10. консультант по вопросам профориентации 20. неизбежно

II. Give several equivalents to the following expressions.

21. Гуманитарные науки (2 variants) 25. Цель (5 var.)

22. Сдавать экзамен (3 var.) 26. Поступить (3 var.)

23. Принять, быть зачисленным (2 var.) 27. Семестр (2 var.)

24. Способствовать (2 var.) 28. поднять настроение (2 var.)

III. Find antonyms to the expressions in the left column.

29. compulsory education a) part-time education

30. fee-paying b) public schools

31. full-time education c) voluntary education

32. state schools d) free of charge

33. addition e) acceptance

34. abolition f) subtraction

IV. Find synoyms to the expressions in the left column.

35. to reprimand a) be conferred for

36. punishment b) annual

37. schedule c) bias

38. non-selective comprehensive schools d) private school

39. ethos e) curriculum

40. yearly f) penalty

41. to withdraw from classes g) to attain

42. to be entitled h) to retain

43. lecturer i) academic

44. Faculty of Divinity j) teaching both male and female students at the same institution

45. to keep k) to be endowed

46. independent school l) mixed-ability comprehensive school

47. coeducational m) Faculty of Theology

48. be awarded for n) to tell sb. off

49. educationalist o) instructor

50. varsity p) building

51. to achieve q) get rid of classes

52. facility r) a university

V. Match the words in the columns to make the word-combinations.

53. to pay a) rights

54. to appoint b) school budgets

55. entry c) foundation of a successful career

56. to manage d) staff

57. to undergo e) the inborn qualities

58. statutory f) fees

59. to measure g) a series of major reforms

60. to lay h) into higher education

VI. Match the words with their definitions.

61. elocution a) an original contribution to knowledge

62. syllabus b) a passing grade, especially when graded using a pass-fail grading system

63. maintained school c) A day nursery

64. public school d) A school where pupils are provided with meals and lodging

65. thesis e) the skill of clear and expressive speech, especially of distinct pronunciation and articulation


66. passes f) the subjects in a course of study or teaching

67. boarding school g) a group of 8 private, east-coast colleges and universities renowned for providing an excellent education and their significant history.


68. creche h) a school financially supported by the state

69. to crib i) to violate

70. to stay on j) the use of physical force by parents or other adult guardians for purposes of punishment of children.


71. to disrupt k) to cheat during a lesson or examination

72. Ivy League Universities l) A private boarding school in Great Britain for pupils between the ages of 13 and 18


73. corporal punishment m) to go on education at school

74. segregation n) A male graduate or former student of a school, college, or university.

75. undergraduate o) a student who has obtained a degree from a university, etc, and is pursuing studies for a more advanced qualification


76. expulsion p) you cannot come to school for a few days or weeks and your parents have to see the headteacher


77. alumni q) The policy or practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups, as in schools, housing, and public or commercial facilities, especially as a form of discrimination.


78. chancellor r) the head of certain university colleges or schools

79. postgraduate s) A college or university student who has not yet received a bachelor's or similar degree.


80. exclusion t) you are sent away from your school with a bad record

81. provost u) the honorary or titular head of a university

VII. True or False? If it is false, correct it.

82. a) Day nurseries are free of charge.

b) The local education authority nurseries are free.

c) Compulsory education begins at 7.

d) The National Curriculum has been devised so that pupils can forge ahead in their strong areas of study.

e) The Eleven Plus Subjects are literacy and numeracy hour and Physical Education.

f) Pupils start secondary school in England at the age of 12.

g) There are 5 foundation subjects: technology, history, geography, etc.

h) The goal of grammar schools is to prepare pupils to sit for O-levels and A-levels.

i) Pupils at secondary school have three main exams to worry about.

j) Nowadays GCSEs have replaced “O” levels pretty much entirely.

k) For a lot of jobs, such as nursing, you must have one or two GCSEs.

l) An independent school is a school that is neither financed nor controlled by the government or local authorities.

m) If you stay at school after taking GCSEs, you go into the Sixth Form, and start working for “A” level.

n) Most people take “A” level in more than four subjects.

o) The passes for all exams are grades “A” to “F”.

p) An Intelligence Quotient test includes an arithmetic test.

q) “E” and “F” passes are considered a failure.

r) Fagging is a requirement of a younger public school student to do different chores.

s) Students of public schools prefer the word “school-leavers”.

t) Common Entrance Examinations  are taken by some children in the UK as part of the admissions process for public schools.

u) Universities enjoy complete academic freedom, appointing their own staff, deciding how and what to teach, etc.

v) At doctorate (PhD) level, postgraduate degrees are usually awarded after five years of independent research.

VIII. Answer the following questions in brief or fill in the gaps.

83. Which stages does primary school comprise?

84. What is the purpose of “prep” school?

85. Name three “core subjects” in British schools.

86. Public education in Great Britain comprises three stages…

87. There are two compulsory stages of public education…

88. What are Parent’s Charters aimed at?

89. What is the main school examination, an academic qualification awarded in a specified subject, generally taken in a number of subjects by students aged 16 in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?

90. To work for academic means …

91. First degree courses are mainly full time and last… years

92. After three years of study, a student may proceed to a … and later to the degree of … and …

93. Bachelors’ Degree are at two levels, … and ….

94. What is the Honours Degree awarded for?

95. What do we call the first post-graduate degree?

96. What is the first post-graduate degree conferred for?

97. What is a black tasselled academic cap with a flat square top covered with cloth?

98. What does it mean that the contribution towards the tuition fees is means-tested?

99. A sum of money given by an authority to an individual, especially a student in higher education, to help with living costs - …

100. Is religious education compulsory or voluntary?

101. How many attainment levels are there in each subject of the National Curriculum?

102. What is three R’s ?

IX. Translate the following sentences.

103. Мне нужна медицинская страховка.

104.Это братство известно выдающимися людьми.

105. Он платит за проживание и питание.

106. Зачисление будет через неделю.

107. Это герб нашего университета.

108. Студенты не могут обойтись без наставничества.

109. Стоимость обучения для иногородних является высокой.

110. Студенты берут кредиты, чтобы оплачивать расходы на проживание.

111. Учитель раскрывает потенциал ребенка и предлагает ему накопленные знания предыдущих поколений.

112. Важно превратить необразованного ребенка в морально сознательного взрослого.

113. У малообразованных людей противоречивые взгляды.

114. Тяжелые социальные условия повлияли на него и теперь у него сильное желание преподавать.

115. Детям следует учиться в своем собственном темпе.

X. Use one of the phrasal verbs.

speak, clear, go, call, mix, turn, back, stay, catch, brush, dress, come, beat

116. ______ up = give someone support and help

117. ______ up = hit or kick someone and hurt them badly

118. ______ up = improve your knowledge and skill

119. ______ up = phone somebody

120. ______ up = reach the same standard or level as the others

121. ______ up = tidy, to put away; Improving weather.

122. ______ up = approach someone

123. ______ up = put on elegant or formal clothes

124. ______ up = increase

125. ______ up = not know the difference, confuse

126. ______ up = talk in a loud, clear voice

127. ______ up = not go to bed

128. ______ up = arrive, find unexpectedly

XI. Translate the following word-combinations.

129. оказаться полезным

130. побудить кого-л. к действию

131. мельком взглянуть

132. договориться

133. уступить

134. внимательно всматриваться, изучать

135. сказать спокойным тоном

136. сделать скидку

137. не подходить кому-л.

138. квартирант(кa)

139.совершить, закончить

140. делать перекличку


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