Демонстрационный по английскому
Раздел 1. Аудирование
Вы услышите 6 высказываний. Установите соответствие между высказываниями каждого говорящего A—F и утверждениями, данными в списке 1—7. Используйте каждую букву, обозначающую утверждение, только один раз. В задании есть одно лишнее утверждение. Вы услышите запись дважды. Занесите свои ответы в таблицу.Нажмите , чтобы прослушать запись
1. I try not to miss anything in the cinema.
2. It is possible to create the cinema atmosphere without going out.
3. Movie stars are very attractive.
4. The best moving pictures are in our heads.
5. When thinking about cinema I remember an accident.
6. Stage provides me with more exciting experiences than screen.
7. It feels good to make a dream come true.
Вы услышите диалог. Определите, какие из приведённых утверждений А–G соответствуют содержанию текста (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). Занесите номер выбранного Вами варианта ответа в таблицу. Вы услышите запись дважды.
Нажмите , чтобы прослушать запись
A. Tom and Alice used to go to the same school a few years ago.
B. Tom has no homework at school.
C. Alice thinks the Arabic language is rather fashionable.
D. Tom’s been studying French at his father’s request.
E. Alice is wondering what leisure activities Tom has.
F. Tom is planning to start writing poetry.
G. Tom takes a train to visit his parents on holidays.
Sarah’s love for animals started when she …
1. first went to Africa.
2. became a college student.
3. was a young girl.
At her first job Sarah wanted to make money for her …
1. documentary film.
2. African trip.
3. future education.
When Sarah first tried to study monkeys, she …
1. befriended many animals.
2. became well-known.
3. failed at her attempt.
Sarah went to Africa for the second time together with …
1. her mother.
2. an African scientist.
3. her colleague.
The monkeys learned to trust Sarah because she …
1. played games with them.
2. fed them for a long time.
3. tried to copy their behaviour.
It took Sarah two years to …
1. be accepted into a group of monkeys.
2. establish a camp on the shore.
3. study the basics of monkeys’ behaviour.
Sarah considers her African years as the best time of her life because she …
1. was able to join the world of animals.
2. learned to climb trees naturally.
3. had a lot of fun there.
Раздел 2. Чтение
1. For information and urgent help
2. World without buttons
3. To monitor and treat the disease
4. A built-in charger
5. Key under your skin
6. Big brother is watching you
7. Disadvantages of tech
8. Phone always on you
A. Sure, we’re virtually connected to our phones 24/7 now, but what if we could be literally plugged in to our phones? That’s already starting to happen. Last year, for instance, artist Anthony Antonellis had a chip put in his arm that could store and transfer data to his handheld smartphone. And researchers are already experimenting with sensors that turn human bone into living speakers.
B. In the future patients will be able to use implantable technologies to diagnose and even treat diseases. Scientists in London are developing swallowable capsule-sized chip that will control fat levels in obese patients and generate genetic material that makes them feel “full”. It has potential as an alternative to surgery to handle obesity. Also it can monitor blood-sugar levels for diabetics.
C. The U.S. military has programs to identify any person using face scanning device. Some people see it as a doubtless advantage: improved crime fighting, secure elections and never a lost child again. However, such technologies can hammer against social norms and raise privacy issues. And one day there might be a computer to see all, know all and control all.
D. One of the challenges for implantable tech is delivering power to devices which are inside human bodies. You can’t plug them in as you do with your phone or computer. You can’t easily take them out to replace a battery. A team in Cambridge is working on specific bio batteries that can generate power inside the body, transfer it wirelessly where needed, and then simply melt away.
E. Soon tattoos will not only make you look cool but will be able to perform useful tasks, like opening your car or entering smartphone codes with a fingerpoint. Researchers have made an implantable skin fibers thinner than a human hair. Scientists are working on the chip that can be put inside a finger through a tattoo-like process, letting you unlock things or enter codes simply by pointing.
F. The British research team is developing pills with microprocessors in them that can text to hospitals directly from inside your body. The pills can share inside info to help doctors know if you are taking your medication properly and if it is having the desired effect. Moreover, in case of emergency, it can send a signal to the computer and the ambulance will come straight away.
G. Lately touchscreens are everywhere – from computers, phones, tablets to car systems and vending machines. Even doorbells now include touch screen controls. One has to wonder: are we moving to a world of only touchscreen devices? And the answer is probably yes. We are coming to an age where every flat or even curved surface could be made a touchscreen and we can operate from it.
Установите соответствие тем 1 — 7 текстам A — F. Занесите свои ответы в соответствующее поле справа. Используйте каждую цифру только один раз. В задании одна тема лишняя.
1. that are displayed during the nesting season
2. while the city has grown up around them
3. and admire the changing leaves as autumn arrives
4. where they are not allowed or should be kept on a lead
5. who are tired of the noise, crowds and excitement of sightseeing
6. who does not know the route to the place of destination
7. that take cyclists away from traffic
London has a well-deserved reputation as one of the greenest cities in Europe, with a huge number of open spaces across the center of the city. Tourists A_______________________ can always relax in a lovely, quiet London park.
The Royal Parks, such as St James’s, Green Park, the Regent’s Park, Hyde Park, Richmond, Greenwich, Bushy Park and Kensington Gardens, are beautifully maintained and popular with locals and visitors alike. Many are former hunting estates of English monarchs, preserved as open space B_______________________. They are ideal places to relax and sunbathe in summer, enjoy gorgeous flower beds in spring C_______________________.
The Royal Parks provide fantastic green routes in London D_______________________ and through some of the most attractive areas of the capital. Picnics in the parks are also a popular activity especially during the busy summer months.
Dogs are welcome in all the Royal Parks, although there are some places E_______________________. These are clearly indicated within each park and are usually ecologically sensitive sites, children's play areas, restaurants, cafes and some sports areas. Ground nesting birds are particularly sensitive to disturbance by dogs and people. So it is necessary to observe the warning signs F_______________________. In Bushy Park and Richmond Park dogs should be kept away from the deer. The Royal Parks are for everyone to enjoy.
Прочитайте текст и выполните задания 12—18, обводя цифру 1, 2, 3 или 4, соответствующую номеру выбранного вами варианта ответа.
Driverless cars are expected to be rolling into the streets within the next 20 years. In fact, they’ve legally been on the roads for the past years, approved for testing purposes. It is predicted that driverless vehicles will be commercially available at a high cost within 7 years, but it may take another 8 years for prices to drop enough to spur mass consumption.
Today, the discussions focus primarily on the shifting of accident liability to manufacturers and all the goodness that comes along with reducing accidents. A truly driverless road would not be accident-free as there would still be a number of accidents caused by mechanical or computer errors, weather conditions, pedestrians and sheer random chance. But it would make the now-routine loss of life on the roads far rarer.
The concept of a “driver” will be replaced with that of an “operator”, who simply programs the vehicle’s GPS to arrive at the desired destination and pushes the “Start” button to begin the trip. Since judgment will no longer be required of the operator, they won’t need a driver’s license. Theoretically, a 10-year-old child could independently take the car to school in the morning.
Computer-operated cars will eventually reshape the car design as things like windshields will become less necessary. Drivers will be able to sit wherever they’d like in their cars. There will be no need for gas and brake pedals as speed will be automatically controlled by the computer. The steering wheel and the turn signal arm can also be eliminated once the public gets used to reliability of these vehicles. Each passenger will have a personal video display informing about a current location, the distance to your destination, speed and personal entertainment selections. The concept of ‘distracted driving’ will disappear as there will be no reason to pay attention to where you are going.
Vehicle owners will no longer buy collision insurance since manufacturers will be solely responsible for damage. Owners will only need theft insurance and coverage for hail, falling objects or floods. To take this one step further, personal vehicle ownership may dramatically diminish. Car dealers will have lots full of vehicles for hire on a daily or hourly basis instead of vehicles for sale. When you need a car, you’ll summon one using your mobile phone. The closest unmanned vehicle will be dispatched to your home to take you where you need to go. When done, you’ll simply push the button for the unmanned vehicle to drive itself back to the rental lot.
The social and cultural impact of driverless cars could cause far more upheaval than any of us could imagine. Perhaps, it would be even greater than the impact the Internet had on commerce and communication. Obviously, the picture being painted is the one that assumes total adoption, which is far from realistic.
You will always have transitional delays caused by the lack of free cars, the longevity of today’s vehicles and cultural resistance.
This resembles the historical factors that affected the transition from horse to the automobile. At the moment, the driverless car seems like a novelty. However, it will open up new prospects. The prospect of flying cars may soon become a reality. With computer-controlled vehicles that strictly follow traffic rules, threedimensional roads become far less scary and more a matter of simply solving the technological challenge.
Where we’re going, we may not need roads at all.
According to the author driverless cars will become cheap enough for most people to buy within the following …
1. 8 years.
2. 15 years.
3. 7 years.
4. 20 years.
Which of the following statements is TRUE, according to the text?
1. A driverless car operator won’t be responsible for accidents.
2. The age required to operate a driverless car is likely to rise.
3. Driverless cars may increase the number of road accidents.
4. The driverless cars will be voice-activated.
To operate a driverless car, their owners will be required to …
1. set the destination on the GPS.
2. have experience in programming.
3. obtain a collision insurance.
4. have a special license.
Which of the following, according to the author, will a driverless car have?
1. Gas and brake pedals.
2. A steering wheel.
3. Video displays.
4. A turn signal arm.
The author claims that with the introduction of driverless cars …
1. personal vehicle ownership will increase.
2. the number of vehicles on the roads will diminish.
3. people will rent vehicles instead of buying them.
4. vehicle owners will spend more money on insurance.
According to the author, driverless cars will be …
1. as important socially as the Internet.
2. enthusiastically accepted by the people.
3. operated without transitional delays.
4. used by people with caution at first.
The attitude of the author towards the driverless cars may be described as …
Раздел 3. Грамматика и лексика
Прочитайте приведенные ниже тексты. Преобразуйте, если необходимо, слова, напечатанные жирными буквами в конце строк, обозначенных номерами 19—25, так, чтобы они грамматически соответствовали содержанию текстов. Перенесите полученный ответ в соответствующее поле справа. Каждый пропуск соответствует отдельному заданию из группы 19 — 25. Ответ пишите без пробелов и иных знаков.
MEANDo you know the origin of the place name Alaska? The name Alaska comes from the Aleut word alaxsxaq, __________________ “an object toward which the action of the sea is directed” – that is, the mainland.
FORMIt is also known as Alyeska, the “great land”, an Aleut word __________________ from the same root.
CONSIDERIts nicknames are the Land of the Midnight Sun and America’s Last Frontier. Its first nicknames were “Seward’s folly” and “Seward’s icebox” to laugh at the secretary of state who negotiated the purchase of Alaska from Russia, which __________________ foolish at the time.
LOCATEHave you seen the photos of the London Eye? The London Eye is a giant observation wheel __________________ in the Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank of the river Thames.
DESIGNThe structure __________________ by the architectural team of David Marks and Julia Barfield, husband and wife.
WINThey submitted their idea for a large observation wheel as part of a competition to design a landmark for the new millennium. None of the entrants __________________the competition.
THEYHowever, the couple pressed on and eventually got the backing of British Airways, who sponsored __________________ project.
Прочитайте приведенный ниже текст. Преобразуйте слова, напечатанные жирными буквам в конце строк 26—31, так, чтобы они грамматически и лексически соответствовали содержанию текста. Заполните соответствующее поле справа полученными словами. Каждое поле соответствует отдельному заданию из группы 26—31.
ABSOLUTESome learners of English think that pronunciation is not very important. That is __________________ wrong.
EXTENDEven if you have an acceptable grasp of the English language, with good grammar and an __________________ vocabulary, native English speakers may find you very difficult to understand you if you don't work on your pronunciation.
ESSENCECorrect, clear pronunciation is __________________ if you really want to improve your level of English.
FAMILIARPay particular attention to any sounds that you are __________________ with or that do not exist in your native tongue.
RUSSIAFor example, __________________ have difficulty pronouncing the “th” sound, as it does not exist in their native language.
Remember that the pronunciation of certain English words varies depending on the part of the world it's spoken in. For example, American English differs __________________ from British English.
Прочитайте текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами 32 — 38. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям 32 — 38, в которых представлены возможные варианты ответов. Обведите номер выбранного вами варианта ответа.
This is a real life story of engineer John Roebling building the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, USA back in 1870. The bridge was completed in 1883, after 13 years. In 1869, a creative engineer named John Roebling was 32 ______ by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with the Long Island. 33 ______, bridge building experts throughout the world thought that this was an impossible task. They 34 ______ Roebling to forget the idea, as it just could not be done and it was not practical. It had never been done before.Roebling could not ignore the vision he had in his mind of this bridge. He thought about it all the time and he knew 35 ______ in his heart that it could be done. He just had to 36 ______ the dream with someone else. After much discussion and persuasion he 37 ______ to convince his son Washington, an up and coming engineer, that the bridge in fact could be constructed. Roeblling had never had any projects with his son before. Working together 38 ______ the first time, the father and son developed concepts of how it could be accomplished and how the obstacles could be overcome. With great excitement and enthusiasm, and the headiness of a wild challenge before them, they hired their crew and began to build their dream bridge.
Раздел 4. Письмо
При выполнении заданий 39 и 40 особое внимание обратите на то, что Ваши ответы будут оцениваться только по записям, сделанным в БЛАНКЕ ОТВЕТОВ. Никакие записи черновика не будут учитываться экспертом. Обратите внимание также на необходимость соблюдения указанного объёма текста. Тексты недостаточного объёма, а также часть текста, превышающая требуемый объём, не оцениваются.
Раздел 5. Говорение
Imagine that you are preparing a project with your friend. You have found some interesting material for the presentation and you want to read this text to your friend. You have 1.5 minutes to read the text silently, then be ready to read it out aloud. You will not have more than 1.5 minutes to read it.
It is very difficult to say when the picture postcards originated. The evolution of the picture postcard reflects the history of the post service in the world. It is also connected with innovations in printing and photography. We may say the history of the picture postcard started with the postal reform in the UK in the 19th century. This reform made the cost of domestic mail delivery very cheap. The person who wanted to send the mail had to pay for it. A stamp was a way to show that you paid for your mail. Sending mail became popular. People were interested in nice paper and envelopes for their letters. That was the time when a scientist from Austria offered to make cards for sending short messages. Everybody liked the idea very much. The first postcards had very simple designs, but now you can buy beautiful cards with various pictures on them.
Study the advertisement.
You are considering going on a bicycle trip and now you’d like to get more information. In 1.5 minutes you are to ask four direct questions to find out about the following
- minimum age;
- duration of the trip
- number of people in the group;
- accommodation for the night.
You have 20 seconds to ask each questions.
1. What is minimum age for a bicycle trip?
2. What is duration of the trip?
3. How many people are in a group?
4. Do you provide accomodation for the night?
You are going to give an interview. You have to answer five questions. Give full answers to the questions (2–3 sentences). Remember that you have 40 seconds to answer each question
Interviewer: Hello everybody! It’s Teenagers Round the World Channel. Our guest today is a teenager from Russia and we are going to discuss summer holidays. We’d like to know our guest’s point of view on this issue. Please answer five questions. So, let’s get started.
Interviewer: What part of Russia do you live in? What’s the weather like in summer there?
Interviewer: What else would you like our listeners to know about your region?
Interviewer: What can you tell us about your family?
Interviewer: How did you spend your summer holidays when you were a kid?
Interviewer: How would you like to spend your summer holidays in 10 years?
Interviewer: Thank you very much for your interview.
1. I live in Saint Petersburg. It is the very beautiful and cultural city. The weather is normal in summer there. It is sometimes windy, but warm.
2. I would you like our listeners to know that there are a lot of cultural and interesting places such as theatres, museums, galleries and, of course, the most popular Hermitage in my city. I enjoy going there myself every month.
3. My family consists of 3 members. It is my mother, my father and me. My family is friendly and funny. We often spend time together.
4. When I was a kid I spent my summer holidays at my grandparent's house in a village. I liked this place, because I could run and swim all day.
5. I would like to spend my summer holidays in 10 years at my house in a green forest near the river. I adore nature and I would like to relax there.
Imagine that you are doing a project “Life without gadgets” together with your friend. You have found some illustrations and want to share the news. Leave a voice message to your friend. In 2.5 minutes be ready to:
- give a brief description of the photos, justifying the choice of the photos for the project
- say in what way the pictures are different, justifying the choice of the photos for the project
- mention the advantages and disadvantages (1–2) of the two types of books;
- express your opinion on the subject of the project – whether you would like to live without gadgets and why
You will speak for not more than 3 minutes (12–15 sentences). You have to talk continuously.
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