I. Прочитайте я ответьте на вопросы.
A rich old businessman decided to make his will. He told his lawyer he would give 5 thousand pounds to each of his employees who had been working with him for 20 years or more. The lawyer was surprised at such generosity of the businessman. But the businessman said that he wasn't going to be generous at all because none of his employees had worked for him longer than a year. He only wanted to produce a favourable impression on the public for he was sure it would look nice in the newspapers.
1. The old businessman wasn't generous, was he?
2. Why did the businessman make such a will?
II. Поставьте вопрос к подчеркиутому члену предложения.
Не promised to give five thousand pounds to each of his employees.
III. Раскройте скобки, употребив правильную глагольную форму.
If you (1 — like) stories I (2 — tell) you a true story. It (3 — happen) to a friend of mine a year ago. While my friend Geoige (4 — to read) in bed two thieves (5 — climb) into his kitchen. After they (6 — enter) the house, they (7 — go) into the dining room. It (8 — be) very dark, so they (9 — turn) on a torch (фонарь). Suddenly they (10 — hear) a voice behind them. "What (11 — be) up?" someone (12 — call). The thieves (13 — drop) the torch and (14— run) away as fast as they (15 — can). Geoige (16 — hear) the noise and (17— come) downstairs quickly. He (18 — turn) on the light but couldn't sec anything. The thieves already (19 — go). But George's parrot Henry (20 – be) still there. "What (21 — be) up?" he (22 — call). "Nothing," George (23 – say) and (24 – smile). "If something (25— happen) I (26— let) you (27— know)." And George (28 — leave) the room.
The relations between dolphins and human beings long (1 — surprise) people. These relations (2 — last) for thousands of years. Pictures of dolphins (3 — use) to decorate the coins of ancient Greeks. Sailors (4— consider) the presence of dolphins near ships to be good luck. Now dolphins (5 — train) and they (6 — take) part in performances that both children and grown-ups (7 — like). When you (8 — spend) your holiday on the Black Sea coast you (9 — can) see dolphins (10 — play) near the shore. They usually (11 — come) early in the morning and before sunset. They (12 — consider) to be our friends. No one ever (13 — see) a dolphin attack human beings.
IV. Выберите правильный вариант.
1. My dream is to visit ... Sahara.
a) the, b) а, с) — , d) an.
2. The Second World War ... in 1939.
a) broke out, b) broke up, c) broke open, d) broke off.
3. This test consists ... a number of multiple-choice questions.
a) — , b) in, c) of, d) for.
4. She could ... open her eyes.
a) hard, b) hardly, c) badly, d) well.
5. Peter ... since he left school.
a) was working, b) works, c) has been working, d) will be working.
6. Jane is as ... as her elder sister.
a) tall, b) taller, c) the tallest, d) much taller.
7. Take your umbrella. It ... .
a) rain, b) rained, c) is raining, d) rains.
8. I knew him ... a considerate man.
a) was, b) is, c) to be, d) be.
9. He said they ... to buy flowers for her.
a) forgot, b) forget, c) have forgotten, d) had forgotten.
10. When I came they ... things.
a) pack, b) packed, c) were packing, d) were packed.
11. Mrs White ... Mary that she was going away. a) said, b) told, c) talked, d) spoke.
12. This is ... very important news.
a) a, b) the, c) — , d) an.
13. They ... yet.
a) didn't arrive, b) haven't arrived, c) don't arrive, d) won't arrive.
14. How old ... when you got married?
a) are you, b) will you be, c) were you, d) have you been.
15. I am not very good ... learning languages.
a) at, b) in, c) of, d) while.
16.1 don't know if she ... to the party.
a) comes, b) will come, c) had come, d) would come.
17. You ... work hard to pass the exam.
a) must, b) can, c) may, d) might.
18. Don't worry. All your expenses ... .
a) will pay, b) will be paid, c) had been paid, d) are paying.
19. Is there ... strange in what she is saying?
a) some, b) anything, c) any, d) no.
20. This time she has ... mistakes in her test.
a) fewer, b) less, c) fewest, d) little.
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