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Учебно – методическое пособие по английскому языку "Упражнения на перевод направленные на развитие навыков говорения"


Упражнения на перевод направленные на развитие навыков говорения.

1. Please translate the text orally.

My name's Ricardo and I'm from Cuzco, in Peru. I'm married and my wife's name is Cecilia. We live in a very nice flat in the centre of the city. I work for a car company, but I don't have a new car. My car is nine years old! We have two sons, Carlos and Diego, but we don't have a daughter. Carlos and Diego study English at school - they're very good. They like football, rock music and Chinese food, but they don't like homework!

Exercise 1

Could you tell me the main idea of this text? What is interesting for you?

Exercise 2

Please tell about yourself. What do you like to do?

  1. Read and translate the text orally.

Eating is fun, especially when you are hungry. Most people have a favourite food. Some people enjoy eating sweet things like cakes, chocolates and ice cream. Other people enjoy savoury foods like cheese and meet. Enjoying eating is our body’s way of making sure that is gets the things it needs to work properly.

Food helps us to keep warm, talk, run and do all the other things we do. It helps us to grow and stay healthy.

Vitamins also help us to be healthy. Scientists name vitamins after the alphabet. All of them are very important, for example: vitamin C keeps our skin and gums healthy. It is found in fresh fruit and green vegetables, such as oranges, blackcurrants, lettuce. Brussels sprouts and spinach also contain a lot of vitamin C.

Vitamin D helps our bones to grow strong and hard, and we are able to make it for ourselves if our skin gets enough sunlight. But we can also get vitamin D if we eat fish, milk, butter, cheese and margarine. Some people buy pills and tablets containing vitamins. But most of us get more than enough of them from our food.

Exercise 1

Read the text and match the headings with the paragraphs. Prove your answer.

a) The vitamin to make your hard.

b) Tastes differ.

c) You can’t live without food.

d) Vitamins and the ABC.

Exercise 2

Are the sentences true (T) or false (F)?

a) When we enjoy eating our body gets everything to work well. ______

b) To get vitamins you need to buy pills. ______

c) Vitamin C is important for our skin. ______

d) You can get vitamin D only when eating special food. ______

Exercise 3

Please give your reasons to eat healthy food. What do you think about it? Share your opinion with class.

  1. Asking for and giving personal information. Please translate and answer the questions.

Student A.

A new student is going to study at your class. You want to learn some information about him. Ask your friend's questions about the new student.



Speak other languages? Which?

Favourite subjects?

What kind /music/like?

Any sport?

Student B.

A new student is going to study at your class. You helped your teacher with the application forms of the new students. Read, translate and answer your partner's questions about him.

Application form for a new student.

Name: Peter

Surname: Brounov

Date of birth: 8/11/94

Address: 27, Leninsky Avenue

Foreign languages: English and French

Favourite subjects: Maths and Science

Hobbies and interests: I am interested in animals, sports and music. I love rock and I go to judo classes three times a week.

  1. Please translate the text about meals.

There are four meals a day in an English home: breakfast, lunch, tea, and dinner.

Breakfast is the first meal of the day. It is at about 8 o'clock in the morning, and consists of porridge with milk and salt or sugar, eggs — boiled or fried, bread and butter with marmalade or jam. Some people like to drink tea, but others prefer coffee. Instead of porridge they may have fruit juice, or they may prefer biscuits.

The usual time for lunch is 1 o'clock. This meal starts with soup or fruit juice. Then follows some meat or poultry with potatoes — boiled or fried, carrots and beans. Then a pudding comes. Instead of the pudding they may prefer cheese and biscuits. Last of all coffee — black or white. Englishmen often drink something at lunch. Water is usually on the table. Some prefer juice or lemonade.

Tea is the third meal of the day. It is between 4 or 5 o'clock, the so-called 5 o'clock tea. On the table there is tea, milk or cream, sugar, bread and butter, cakes and jam. Friends and visitors are often present at tea.

Dinner is the fourth meal of the day. The usual time is about 7 o'clock, and all the members of the family sit down together.

Dinner usually consists of soup, fish or meat with vegetables — potatoes, green beans, carrot and cabbage, sweet pudding, fruit salad, ice-cream or cheese and biscuits. Then after a talk they have black or white coffee.

Exercise 1

Make some questions. Discuss them with classmates.

Exercise 2

What is the main idea of this text? Give some examples from your live.

  1. Read and translate the text orally.

Stress: What is it?

Although we all talk about stress, it often isn't clear what stress is really about. Many people consider stress to be something that happens to them, an event such as an injury or a promotion. Others think that stress is what happens to our bodies, minds and behaviours in response to an event (e.g. heart pounding, anxiety, or nail biting). While stress does involve events and our response to them, these are not the most important factors. Our thoughts about the situations in which we find ourselves a re the critical factor.

When something happens to us, we automatically evaluate the situation mentally. We decide if it is threatening to us, how we need to deal with the situation, and what skills we can use. If we decide that the demands of the situation outweigh the skills we have, then we label the situation as "stressful" and react with the classic "stress response". If we decide that our coping skills outweigh the demands of the situation, then we don't see it as "stressful".

Everyone sees situations differently and has different coping skills. For this reason, no two people will respond exactly the same way to a given situation.

Additionally, not all situations that are labeled "stressful" are negative. The birth of a child, being promoted or moving to a new home may not be perceived as threatening. However, we may feel that situations are "stressful" because we don't feel fully prepared to deal with them.

Some situations in life are stress-provoking, but it is our thoughts about situations that determine whether they are a problem to us.

How we perceive a stress-provoking event and how we react to it determines its impact on our health. We may be motivated and invigorated by the events in our lives, or we may see some as "stressful" and respond in a manner that may have a negative effect on our physical, mental and social well-being. If we always respond in a negative way our health and happiness may suffer. By understanding ourselves and our reactions to stress-provoking situations, we can learn to handle stress more effectively. We hope that this booklet will help you to build better coping skills for managing stress.

What is the main idea of this text?

Make some questions.

Make short summery.

I think that …

I agree with …

Besides (кроме того) …

I’ve learnt some interesting things. For example, …

At the end of my summery I want to tell you…

  1. Read and translate the following compound nouns. Find compounds which are countable (8), uncountable (6) and those which are used either in the singular (6) or the plural (6). Make up the dialogue using these words.

Heart attack, greenhouse effect, luxury goods, pedestrian crossing, contact lens, package holiday, food poisoning, mother tongue, birth control, roadworks, human rights, arms race, alarm clock, pocket money, hay fever, blood donor, blood pressure, data processing, generation gap, kitchen scissors, assembly line, sunglasses, labour force, race relations, windscreen wiper, brain drain.

  1. Can you speak the dialogue?

  1. Составление диалога «My Birthday» по опоре.

Answer these questions, please.

a. Do you usually celebrate your birthday?

b. Do you have sometimes a surprise birthday?

c. Do you parents always decorate the house?

d. What cake does your mother make?

e. Do your invite many friends?

f. What gifts do they give to you?

g. Do you dance to music?

h. What songs do you sing?

i. What games do you usually play?

j. Do you always enjoy your birthday party?

Exercise 2. Give a talk on my birthday.

Remember to use (использовать): usually, always, often, sometimes, every day.

My birthday.

a. I`d like to tell you about my …

b. My birthday is …

c. I usually …

d. My friends …

e. My mother …

f. My parents …

g. We …

h. I enjoyed …

Упражнения на перевод направленные на развитие навыков аудирования:

  1. Прослушай аудиозапись текста "The Happy Man".

Exercise 1. Повтори за диктором следующие слова и выражения, затем прочитай и переведи их самостоятельно.

to take off — снимать (одежду)

all over the country — по всей стране

to look for — искать

They went on and on. — Они все шли и шли.

easy — легко

to bring to — привести к

a field — поле

  1. Подбери к английским словам и выражениям их русские эквиваленты.

1) to take off a) поле

2) all over the country b) привести к

3) to look for c) легко

4) They went on and on. d) Они все шли и шли.

5) easy e) искать

6) to bring to о) по всей стране

7) a field g) снимать (одежду)

4 Прослушай аудиозапись текста еще раз.

The Happy Man

Many years ago there lived a king. He was very rich. Every year he became richer and richer but it didn't make him happier. Nobody could help him to become happy.

But one day a stranger came to him and said that he knew how to help him..

'You must find a happy man, take off his shirt and put it on. Then you'll be as happy as he,' said the man.

The king liked his idea and sent his soldiers all over the country to look for a happy man. They went on and on, but it wasn't easy to find a happy man.

At last the soldiers met a poor man in a field. He was working and singing a song. He worked from morn¬ing till night every day but always smiled and sang songs.

'Why are you smiling and singing a song?' asked the soldiers.

'Because I'm the happiest man in the world!' an¬swered the man.

The soldiers brought him to the king.

Exercise 5. Выполни тест на понимание прослушанного текста. Если утверждение верно, то рядом с номером поставь знак «+», если нет, то знак «—».

a) The king was very happy and rich.

b) Nobody could help him to become rich.

c) The king sent his soldiers all over the country to look for a happy man.

d) The stranger told the king how to become happy.

e) It was not easy to find a happy man.

0 The soldiers found a happy man in the farm.

g) The happy man was very poor.

h) The man came to the king and gave him his shirt.

i) The king was surprised to see that the man had no shirt.

j) The king put on the man's shirt and became happy.

Exercise 6. Ответь на вопросы.

Was the poor man really happy? Why? Who was the happiest?

9. Прослушай аудиозапись текста "The Fox and the Grapes". Повтори за диктором следующие слова и выражения, затем прочитай их самостоятельно.

sweet grapes — сладкий виноград

wall — стена

high — высоко

to get — доставать

again — снова

sour — кислый

to go away — уходить

to be angry — сердиться

Подбери к английским словам и выражениям их русские эквиваленты.

1) sweet grapes a) кислый

2) wall b) уходить

3) high c) доставать

4) to get d) снова

5) again e) высоко

6) sour f) сладкий виноград

7) to go away g) сердиться

8) to be angry h) стена

Прослушай аудиозапись текста еще раз. Переведи текст устно.

The Fox and the Grapes

One day the Fox goes for a walk. He comes to a wall and sees some sweet grapes there. The Fox wants to get and eat the sweet grapes. But the sweet grapes are very high up on the wall. So the Fox jumps to get the grapes.

He jumps again and again, but he cannot get the grapes.

He is very angry and decides to stop. Then the Fox says, The grapes are green and sour. They are very sour.' And he goes away.

Выбери окончание предложения, определяющее основную идею текста.

The text is about

some sweet grapes on a wall.

the Fox who jumps to get the grapes.

the Fox who says that the grapes are sour because he cannot get them.

Выбери правильные ответы на вопросы.

1. Where does the Fox see the grapes?

on a wall

on a table

in a tree

2. How does the Fox try to get the grapes?

He runs.

He jumps.

He swims.

3. Why can't he get the grapes?

Because the Fox cannot jump higher.

Because the Fox doesn't want to get the grapes.

Because the grapes are green and sour.

4. Закончи предложения.

One day the Fox sees some sweet on a wall.

The grapes are very .

The Fox cannot the grapes.

The Fox says that the grapes are and .

Выполни тест на понимание прослушанного текста. Если утверждение верно, то рядом с номером поставь знак «+», если нет, то знак «—».

The Fox sees some pears in a tree.

The Fox doesn't want to eat the grapes.

The sweet grapes are high up on the wall.

The Fox jumps to get the grapes.

The Fox tries again and gets the grapes.

The Fox says that the grapes are green and sour.

  1. Прослушай аудиозапись. Попытайся понять с помощью перевода основную идею текста.

The Fox and the Crow

Once a crow finds a large piece of cheese. She sits in a tree and wants to eat it, but suddenly she sees a fox.

The Fox comes up to the tree. He looks up and sees the Crow. He sees a piece of cheese also. The Fox wants to get the cheese. He has a good plan in his mind.

He says: 'How beautiful you are, Mrs Crow! You have such big eyes and beautiful nose. Your feathers are nice too. What a pity you cannot sing to show your voice.'

The Crow opens her mouth and says, 'But 1 can sing. Caw! Caw!'

When the Crow opens her mouth, the piece of cheese falls out. The Fox runs up to the cheese and eats it.

'Thank you very much,' he says. 'The cheese is good. And you can sing well. What a pity you don't think well.' And the Fox runs away.

Exercise 1. Выбери окончание предложения, выражающее основную идею текста.

The text is about

the Crow who has a piece of cheese and wants to eat it.

the Fox who sees the Crow with a piece of cheese and wants to get it.

the clever Fox and the stupid Crow.

Exercise 2. Выбери правильные ответы на вопросы.

1. Why does the Crow sit in the tree?

Because she has a rest there.

Because she wants to eat there.

Because she is afraid of the Fox.

2. What does the Crow have in her mouth?

a large piece of butter

a large piece of cheese

a large piece of bread

3. Why does the Crow open her mouth?

Because she wants to sing for the Fox.

Because she wants to speak with the Fox.

Because she starts eating cheese.

Exercise3. Закончи предложения.

Once a crow sits in a _______ .

She has a large piece of __________ in her mouth.

The Fox wants to ______ the cheese.

'What a pity you cannot ______ . ' says the Fox.

When the Crow opens her mouth, the piece of cheese_______ .

'What a pity you don't _______ well,' says the Fox.

  1. Прослушай аудиозапись текста "The Two Frogs".

Exercise 1. Повтори за диктором следующие слова и выражения, затем прочитай их самостоятельно.

to fall into a pot — упасть в горшок

to get out of — вылезти из

to swim round and round — плавать по кругу

the end of my life — конец моей жизни

swimming — плавание

to beat the cream — взбивать сливки

to jump on — прыгнуть на

to look into — заглянуть в

to be afraid — бояться

brave — смелый

to sink — тонуть

Exercise 2. Подбери к английским выражениям их русские эквиваленты.

1) to fall into a pot a) взбивать сливки

2) to get out of b) прыгнуть на

3) to swim round and round c) плавание

4) the end of my life d) конец моей жизни

5) swimming e) плавать по кругу

6) to beat the cream 0 упасть в горшок

Exercise 3. Прослушай аудиозапись текста еще раз и перескажи используя новые слова.

The Two Frogs

Once two frogs play near a pot of cream. They decide to look into the pot and fall into it. They can not get out of the pot. So they swim round and round in the cream.

One of them is afraid and says: 'Oh, this is the end of my life!' It stops swimming and sinks. But the second frog is brave and clever. He swims and swims and beats the cream with its little feet. The cream becomes a ball of butter. The frog jumps on the ball of butter and gets out of the pot!

  1. Прослушай текст 2 раза и ответь на вопрос:

Why cats are sly? Why must mice never believe a cat? Do you agree? Or no? And why?

A Sly Cat

When a cat is young, he catches many mice. The mice are afraid of him then. But then he grows old and cannot catch mice any more.

One day he decides to play a trick on the mice. He lies on his back and does not move at all. A mouse sees him and thinks he is dead. She runs to her friends and says, 'The cat is dead! Let us dance and play!'

And all the mice begin to dance and play. They are very happy. They dance round the cat, and the cat does not move. Then one of the mice jumps on the cat's head.

'Look at me! Come nearer, all of you! The bad cat is dead! Let us dance on his head!'

But suddenly the cat jumps up and catches the silly mouse. The other mice run away as quickly as they can.

Mice! Don't forget!

Never believe a cat!

Упражнения на перевод направленные на развитие навыков чтения.

  1. Работа в гуппах по двое, по трое. Прочитайте и переведи текст в устной форме. Придумайте 5-10 предложений, которые могли бы расширить прочитанный текст. Найдите наиболее подходящие места в тексте, куда можно было бы вставить эти предложения.

Why the Crocodile Does Not Eat Hens

Do you know why crocodiles do not eat hens?

Let me tell you.

One day a hen comes to the river. She wants to drink water there.

The crocodile sees her and comes up to her. He is very hungry and wants to eat her up.

But she says, 'Don't eat me because you are my brother.'

The crocodile lets her go: he cannot eat his sister!

The next day, when the hen comes to the river again, the crocodile decides to eat her up.

But again the hen says that he is her brother.

And again the crocodile does not eat her.

Then he thinks: 'How can I be her brother? I live in the water, and she doesn't.'

The crocodile decides to go to his friend, a lizard. 'Oh, my friend! A big hen comes to the river every day and when I want to eat her, she says that I am her brother. How can it be?'

'Oh, my silly friend!' the lizard answers. 'Don't you know that the hen, the turtle, the lizard lay eggs as crocodiles do, my dear? So we all are brothers and sisters. Do you understand?'

'Oh, thank you very much,' says the crocodile. Now you know why crocodiles never eat hens!

  1. Прочитайте и переведите текст. Придумайте в группах по 15 вопросов к прочитанному тексту, выписывая их на отдельный лист бумаги. После этого тексты нужно закрыть, команды обмениваются листами с вопросами и по очереди отвечают на них. Побеждает команда, правильно ответившая на большее число вопросов.

Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky

Do you know why the Sun and the Moon live in the sky?

Let me tell you.

The Sun and the Moon once lived together on the earth.

The Water was their best friend, and they often came to see him. But the Water never went to see the Sun and the Moon in their house.

'Why don't you come to see us?' the Sun asked him. 'I have too many friends,' the Water answered, 'they will come with me. I'm afraid there will be no place for them in your house.'

'But I shall build a new big house,' the Sun said. And the Sun built a very big house and then asked the Water to come to him. The Water came with all the fish and water animals.

Very soon water in the house is knee-deep for the Sun, then up to the Sun's head, and it comes higher and higher with all the fish and water ani¬mals. At last the Water comes up on to the roof What can the Sun and the Moon do? They go up to the sky. They like the place and begin to live there.

  1. Прочитайте и переведите все незнакомые слова и словосочетания в тексте.

The Hare and the Tortoise

Once a Hare who is very sure that he can run quickly says to the Tortoise, 'Let's run a race.'

'Let's,' answers the Tortoise. Of course, the Hare runs quickly but the Tortoise runs slowly. When the Hare looks back, he does not see the Tortoise. He is happy. He thinks that he can win the race.

'She can't run quickly,' thinks the Hare, 'so I may rest here.'

And he goes down to rest. Soon the Hare falls asleep. But the Tortoise is walking on and on. She doesn't rest for a minute. She wants to win too. When the Hare gets up, he runs quickly, but it is too late. The Tortoise has won the race.

It is often so in life that if somebody is too sure of himself, he fails.

Exercise 1. Подбери к английским словам и выражениям их русские эквиваленты.

1) is walking on and on а) терпит поражение

2) to run quickly b) идет отдыхать

3) falls asleep с) оглядываться

4) it is too late d) бежать наперегонки

5) is very sure e) медленно

6) look back f) выиграл соревнование

7) has won the race g) засыпает

8) to run a race h) продолжает идти

9) goes to rest i) бежать быстро

10) fails j) слишком поздно

11) slowly к) вполне уверен

Exercise 2. “You reaction to the text”. Закончи предложения, используя данный образец. Поделись мнением с классом.

What I found most interesting about this text was…..

What I found most boring about this text was…..

What I found most shocking about this text was…..

What I found most amusing about this text was…..

What I found most irritating about this text was…..

What I found most baffling about this text was…..

What I found most incredible about this text was…..

What I found most distressing about this text was…..

Exercise 3. Ты согласен с нижеследующим утверждением? Почему?

'It is often so in life that if somebody is too sure of himself, he fails.'

  1. Познакомься с новыми словосочетаниями. Постарайся их запомнить.

loses his way — теряет дорогу

cannot find his way home — не может найти дорогу домой

begins to bleat — начинает блеять

is glad to see — рад видеть

show me the way home — покажи мне дорогу домой

I want to eat — я хочу есть

let me go — отпусти меня

jumps at — прыгает на

a good idea — хорошая идея

sing for me — спой для меня

makes so much noise — так сильно шумит

runs away — убегает

Exercice 2. Прочитай и устно переведи текст.

The Wolf and the Lamb

One day a little lamb goes for a walk and loses his way in a dark forest. He runs here and there, but he cannot find his way home. He is afraid and be¬gins to bleat. A hungry wolf hears him. The wolf is glad to see such a good dinner.

The little Lamb says, 'Mr. Wolf, show me the way home, please.'

'What?' says the Wolf. 'But I am hungry. I want to eat you.'

'Oh, please, don't eat me. Let me go!'

But the Wolf jumps at the Lamb.

Then the Lamb has a good idea.

'Oh, Mr. Wolf, sing for me. I know you can do it well. I want to dance,' says the Lamb.

The Wolf likes the idea. He thinks he can sing well. So the Wolf sings a song and the Lamb dances. Then the Lamb asks, 'Can you sing louder?' 'Of course, I can sing louder. Listen.' So the Wolf sings louder and makes so much noise that the dogs hear him and run after him. When the Wolf sees the dogs, he runs away.

The clever Lamb runs home to his mother.

Exercise 3. “Tell about the story that you read”

Учащиеся пересказывают друг другу в парах текст, начиная свой рассказ словами: “You know (Katya), I was reading this (story) the other day and it was really interesting. What it said was…..”

Другой вариант – учащиеся в парах читают разные тексты, затем рассказывают о них друг другу.

Choose the correct answer:

1. - Could you tell me time, please?

a. the;

b. —,

с. A

2. - not any glass in the window that is why.... so cold in the room.

a. it is, there is;

b. there are, it is;

c. there is, it is

3. I'd like to help you a little. I.... walk the dog and go shopping. a. must b. can c. may

4. It is .... to read a book with large letters than with small letters.

a. easy

b. more easy;

c. easier

5. In 2050 every person in the world ... have a mobile phone.

а. will

b. is going to

c. are going to

6. I always... to him on his birthday.... you... to send any message?

a. are writing, do...want

b. write, want

c. write, do... want

7. While I... I.... a strange dream.

a. slept, had;

b. slept, was having;

c. was sleeping; had

8. - George, is it true you... on the art exhibition next week?

a. are going,

b. will go,

c. go

9. - Where is Tom? -1... him today.

a. didn't see,

b. haven't seen,

c. not see

10. Three biscuits are not many, they are

a. much;

b. few;

c. little

5. Read and translate the text, choose the best title for it. Explain your answer.


Puppet shows

Stories about Pinocchio

There are many kinds of puppets: hand puppets, rod puppets, shadow figures and marionettes. They are little figures operated by strings and wires from above, by rods, or hands from below.

Puppets are as old as the theatre itself. The first puppets were made in India or Egypt. Puppet theatres thousands of years old have been found in both of these countries. Marionettes, which are animated by string from above, got their name in Italy. During the early Christmas celebrations, small figures including the Christ Child and the Virgin Mary were made to move by strings. This kind of puppet became known as a marionette, or little Mary.

In China, Japan and Java puppet showmen have made figures to represent the heroes, gods, and animals of their legends and stories. In Java, Siam and Greece they showed shadow plays. They moved cut-out figures against a vertical sheet lighted from behind.

Puppet shows were so popular that even great composers like Mozart, Haydn, and Gluck wrote special operas for them.

There are many stories for puppet theatres too. One of the best loved by children stories tells about the adventures of Pinocchio, a puppet who came to life. You will find the same puppet characters famous in different lands. Punch, the famous English puppet, is known in Italy as Punchinello and in France as Polichinelle.

Puppets can be any size needed. There arc some marionettes that are only 15 centimetres tall, and some have been made 100 metres tall! Also, it is possible to make puppet animals and they can be just as good actors as people.

Exercise 2. Are the sentences true (T) or false (F)?

a. You need string or hands to move the puppets.

b. The first marionettes came from India.

c. You could see marionette shows at Christmas.

d. There was no music during the puppet shows.

e. There are stories about Punch only in England.

f. You can't make a puppet animal, because they are not good.

6. Read the text and put the missing sentences (A-D) in the correct spaces (1-4).

a. But recently some scientists have come up with another idea.

b. People used to think pigeons navigated by looking for familiar landmarks

c. It's almost as if the bird has a built-in compass.

d. Some of those feet belonged to dogs.

Before trucks, trains and airplanes were invented to move the mail from place to place, messages had to travel by foot. (1)_____ . Dogs were especially popular as message carriers during wars.

The most famous mail carriers have feathers instead of fur - they are carrier pigeons. (2) _______. But even when scientists blocked pigeons' eyesight by fitting them with frosted contact lenses, the pigeons still found their way home.

Some people think pigeons use their sense of smell or hearing to guide them. (3)_______ . They have discovered that pigeons' heads contain a substance called magnetite. This magnetite may allow the pigeon to use the Earth's magnetic field as a navigation aid. (4)_________ .

Exercise 2. Choose the correct answer:

In the past people used to travel from place to place to bring letters. a. Right b. Wrong c. Doesn't say

People used different kinds of animals to carry mail. a. Right b. Wrong c. Doesn't say

During wars people sent mail only by planes. a. Right b. Wrong c. Doesn't say

Pigeons can find the way home by recognizing some places. a. Right b. Wrong c. Doesn't say

Scientists did a lot of experiments to know how pigeons find their ways. a. Right b. Wrong c. Doesn't say

The Earth's magnetic field helps the pigeons not to get lost. a. Right b. Wrong c. Doesn't say

7. Read and translate the information about school clubs. Answer the questions. Explain your answer.

a. When are the karate classes for beginners?

b. Where are the Chess Club meetings?

c. Who gives swimming lessons?

d. Can you play the piano on Tuesday?

e. Can boys join the fitness club?

f. Is the Computer Club in room 7?


Are you mad about music?

Join us! The music club offers classes in piano, violin, guitar and flute. Piano lessons: Mon, Wed 4-6 p.m. Guitar lessons: Tue, Fr 4-6 p.m. Violin& flute: Wed, Thu 5-7 p.m. Contact: Mrs Kelly Chess Club

Intelligent and curious wanted! Show your best and be a winner with us!

Room 7 Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Computer Club

Are you interested in computers?

Do you want to surf the Net?

Come to Technology room.

Monday and Thursday 4 p.m. Fitness club

Not only for girls... Aerobics, step dancing, weightlifting... Monday & Friday 4 p.m.

Swimming club

For those who enjoy swimming and want to get fit. Our swimming pool working hours: Monday to Sunday 8-10 a.m., 6-8 p.m. Contact Mr Longlife Karate Club

Strong, quick, brave! Beginners: Tuesday- Advanced : Thursday Gym 6 p.m. Contact Mr Hobbs

  1. A group of Russian students is on a language course in GB, London.

Read and translate Language program and find the following information (explain your answer):

a. How long are they staying in Kingston?__________

b. Where do they live? _________________________

c. When do they study? ________________________

d. Do they have lunch at the cafeteria? _____________

e. What places are they visiting on Wednesday? _____

f. When do they visit the Tower of London? ________

g. What time do they have to return to host families? ___

h. What flight do they fly back to Moscow? ________



13.45 Group arrival at Heathrow Terminal 2 (flight SU 243). Meet JAC Study representative.

15.00: Coach to Kingston via London for panoramic tour.

18.30: Group arrival in Kingston. Meet local organizer and English host families.

Evening spent with host families. THURSDAY, 4th JUNE

09.00-12.00: English Language Tuition. Lunch break (packed lunch).

13.30 Entrance to St Paul's Cathedral

15.00 Entrance to London Dungeon

18.30: Return to host families in Kingston


09.00-12.00: English Language Tuition.

Lunch break (packed lunch).

Free afternoon spent with group leader

and JAC study teacher.

18.30: Return to host families in

Kingston. FRIDAY, 5™ JUNE

09.00-12.00: English Language Tuition.

Lunch break (packed lunch).

13. 30 Entrance to British Museum

14.30 Entrance to London Zoo

18.30: Return to host families in Kingston


09.00-12.00: English Language Tuition. Lunch break (packed lunch).

13.30: Charing Cross return Cruise on The River Thames (voucher). 1

5.00 Entrance to Kensington Palace (voucher).

18.30: Return to host families in Kingston SATURDAY, 6th JUNE

9.00 Group meet coach at Dukes Avenue for half day panoramic tour of London. Lunch break (packed lunch).

14.30 Visit to the Tower of London

18.30: Return to host families in Kingston


09.00-12.00: English Language Tuition. Lunch break (packed lunch).

13.30 Entrance to Madame Tussaud's

16.00 Entrance to Sherlock Holmes Museum

18.30: Return to host families in Kingston SUNDAY, 7th JUNE

09.30: Group meet at Dukes Avenue Ham

09.30 Coach to Heathrow Terminal 2

13.30: group departure - London to Moscow ( flight SU 242).

Упражнения на перевод направленные на развитие навыков письма.

1. Complete the profile of your school day.

a. Name and surname:

b. What time do you get up?

c. What's your morning routine?

d. What time does the school start?

e. How do you get to school?

f. Where do you have lunch?

g. What do you do in the afternoon?

h. How much time do you spend on your homework?

i. What do you do in the evening?

j. What time do you go to bed?

Exercise 2. Read about foreign students in Britain and complete the table for each of them.

1.1 spent eight months in Edinburgh. I had really a great time. I met a lot of different people, not only from Scotland, but also from many other countries. I lived with a Scottish family and went to a college. It was a completely different way of studying from my school in Italy, but it was a great experience and it helped me with my English. I can even sing a few Scotch national songs. Marco, 18, Italy

2.1 went to London for a month. It was so different from home! At first I couldn't get used to many things. Then I felt much better. My host family was very nice and they helped me a lot. They even taught me to cook some British dishes. I learned English in the morning at a summer school and met a lot of students from different countries there: Spain, France, and even China. I made a lot of friends and my English is quite fluent now. Katya, 15, Russia

3.1 was quite nervous when I left home for a year and went to study in a foreign country. But after one year in Britain I can say I really feel at home. I love living in this capital city. I meet people from different countries and have a chance to learn about their culture. We celebrate different festivals, talk about their countries, politics, sports and music. It's really great. Madhu. 16, India

Name: Name:

Nationality: Nationality:

Place of visit: Place of visit:

Length of visit: Length of visit:

Purpose of visit: Purpose of visit:

Things s/he learned: Things s/he learned:


Nationality: Place of visit:

Place of visit:

Length of visit:

Purpose of visit:

Things s/he learned:

Exercise 3. Read the information about someone who wants to do a language course. Fill in the information on the Course Application Form.

Ursula Heinemann is sixteen and comes from Frankfurt, Germany. She can speak French and German very well and now she wants to leorn Italian.

She has never spoken it before so she would like to go on a course for beginners. She would like two classes a week.

Course Application Form

Full Name: Ursula Heinemann

Nationality: (1)________

Age: (2)____________

Which language do you want to study? (3)__________

Which course? (4)___________

How often do you want classes? (5)___________

  1. You want to invite your friend to a birthday party. Write him/her a note:

a. Invite him/her to your birthday party;

b. Say when and where it will take place;

c. Ask if your friend can help you to prepare for it.

Write about 25-35 words.

Use these words in your note: sleepily, angrily, quickly, suddenly, a postman, to invite, a surprise birthday.

  1. Read this note from your friend, Chris. Write a note to Chris. Answer the questions.

Why didn't you come to the party last night?

Can you meet me on Saturday? What do you want to do?


Write 25-35 words.

4. Read the note from your friend Maria. Write a note to answer her questions.

Hi, Anna,

Thank you for asking your sister to meet me at the train station next Friday What does she look like? What will she wear? Where will she wait for me? See you soon! Maria

Write 25-35 words.

  1. Read this note from your friend Robert. Write a note to him. Answer his questions.

I really need my new CD player back! Why have you still got it? When can you return it to me?

Do you want to borrow it again next week?


Write 25-35 words.

6. Read and translate the postcard from Susan. Choose and circle your ideas.

Dear Mum/Dad/Alice/Frank,

I'm having a great/terrible/ time here in the mountains/at the camp/ on the beach.

Yesterday it was rather hot/cold/rainy/cloudy/windy/foggy. We walked up the mountain/in the woods/to the beach. There we enjoyed a wonderful view/picked some berries and flowers/swam in the sea and played games. I liked it very much /didn't like it.

Tomorrow we're going to go sightseeing /go shopping in the town/swim in the sea/ have a volleyball competition/ have a picnic.

How are you? Are you having a good time at home/on holiday/at work/at school?

See you soon.



Exercise 2.

Write the answer to Susan from you. Use new phrases.

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