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1 В2 Раздел 1. Чтение. Установите соответствия между заголовками А Н и текстами 1 7. Занесите свои ответы в таблицу. Используйте каждую букву только один раз. В задании один заголовок лишний. A. She s just a product. E. She s talented. B. She s honest. F. She s not real. C. She s strong. G. She s like any other young person. D. She can t sing. H. She has a bad influence on young people. Britney Spears is one of the most controversial stars of the new millennium. You love Britney or you hate her. here are some reasons people give for these feelings. I love Britney Spears because (1) She s like a normal teenager. She has problems like anybody else. She gets spots. She goes crazy about movie stars. She once said: I want to be an artist that everyone can make friends with: young, happy and fun. (2) She openly admits she doesn t sing everything herself but that s because she dances so much on stage. It would be impossible for anyone to sing and dance at the same time like she does. (3) She wrote all the lyrics to Dear Diary! on the new CD. And she wants to write the music for her songs too. She says: I always have melodies in my head. Usually in the bathtub. (4) The new album is talking about being true to yourself and powerful. The message is what you see is what you get. That sums up Britney. She s a new Girl Power for the new millennium. I hate Britney Spears because (5) You watch her on the stage and her lips aren t even moving with the voice that s singing. It s horrible. Even her record company said she couldn t sing when they first heard her! (6) How much of that body do you think is real? It s all implants and plastic surgery. She makes girls feel ugly. They may think that they have to look like her or else they are nobody. (7) She s like a can of Pepsi. It seems that her music is prepared in a laboratory by a clever manager who knows that what people really want is sex! B3 Прочитайте текст и заполните пропуски 1 6 частями предложений, обозначенными буквами A G. Одна из частей в списке лишняя. Занесите букву, обозначающую соответствующую часть предложения, в таблицу. The Night Worker There s no chance of Valerie Cook falling asleep on the job, for she is supervisor to a team of overnight word-processor operators with an international law firm in London. Her shift starts at 11 p.m. and finishes at 8 a.m. Then it s time to put on the dark glasses and go home in time to get the children to school.

2 The company set up the overnight unit 15 years ago to produce legal documents more rapidly, 1. Valerie expects her team to have excellent typing skills, be flexible 2. As she explains At night you re on your own. You can t just pick up the phone, say help 3. Valerie s staff work with complex legal documents which they have to decipher, transcribe, print 4, when the proofreaders come in to check them. Working so much deadlines is hard, especially when the body s natural rhythms have been disturbed. Adapting to night work is difficult 5. The other downside, she says, is day colleagues who are sometimes completely ignorant of the night service s existence. Valerie says this can be frustrating, but the company is doing its best to include us in department events 6. A. and can take up to six months B. and earn more money for fewer hours C. and make us feel a part of the unit D. and now runs a 24- hour operation, seven days a week E. and take pride in what can be a difficult job F. and deliver by 6 a.m. the next morning G and expect your problems to be solved Прочитайте текст и выполните задания А15 А21. В каждом задании обведите цифру 1, 2, 3 или 4, соответствующую выбранному вами варианту ответа. Loud and proud in the noise capital of Europe Echoing those academic studies that demonstrate the blindingly obvious, Madrid s local authorities have spent nearly $5.5m in a three-year study that shows that the Spanish capital remains the noisiest in Europe. The results confirm an OECD study some years back that ranked Spain as the noisiest country in the world, after Japan. Six acoustic measuring points set up throughout the city registered a noise level of more than 65 decibels for most of the time. This is the safety limit of tolerance set by the World Health Organisation and the EU s maximum permitted sound level. Main roads roar beyond the city s own 70 decibels limit, and big traffic intersections hit a mighty 80 decibels during the three daily rush hours: from 6.30 a.m. to 10 a.m., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10p.m. An angry opposition socialist councilor, Ruth Porta, complained this week: The conservative city council has spent $5.4m to measure the noise level we have to endure, but hasn t contributed a single peseta to reducing it. Eighty per cent of the noise pollution is caused by traffic - car horns, engines and motorcycle exhausts and the rest from industry, bars and shopping areas. The authorities insist that noise levels are no worse than 20 years ago, despite a 30 per cent increase in traffic. In southern cities like ours, we have more street life, there is more activity, and you notice it, explains the head of noise control at the City Hall, Placido Perera. Stress, insomnia, aggression and lack of concentration are the main effects, but according to Mr Perera, city noise does not cause permanent damage. The best way of quietening the row, the authorities admit, is for people to use public transport rather than the private car, but nobody seriously expects that to happen. The Socialists propose roundabouts instead of traffic lights, more acoustic screens - the last one was put up in 1991 and repaving streets with a more porous asphalt that absorbs moisture and reduces noise.

3 So what will the city do? Set up more measuring stations, for a start: there will be 25 throughout Madrid by September. From next week they will start measuring the noise produced by heavy lorries and building works. The problem is that most people don t find noise a problem. Spaniards whose own language was described by the writer Laurie Lee as the dry throaty rattle of pebbles being rolled down a gully are mostly self-assertive and sociable and used since childhood to raising their voices to make themselves heard. You find gentle speakers outside Madrid, but few in the capital. Awoken on a Sunday morning by a monotonous shouting down a megaphone, I looked from my terrace to see two men selling bouquets of roses off the back of a truck, inflicting a horrible form of noise pollution upon a quiet residential street. But it seemed to be effective: a woman not only bought two bunches, she broke off a bloom and pinned it behind her ear. A15 Finding out that Madrid is the noisiest capital of Europe has 1) come as a surprise. 2) been a long process. 3) contradicted the results of an OECD study about Spain. 4) changed the ranking of Japan as the noisiest capital. A16 Madrid s local safety limit of noise level suggests that 1) there must be more tolerance of noise in the city than in other parts of Europe. 2) the city s authorities should pay more attention to the EU s official regulations. 3) it s no use trying to set down the regulations nobody follows. 4) it must be very difficult to control the noise during the city s rush hours. A17 Which sentence best summarizes what paragraph 3 is about? 1) The authorities have failed to notice Madrid s problems. 2) Solving Madrid s problem has cost too much. 3) Madrid s problem has been studied but not solved. 4) The city s real problem is a conflict between politicians. A18 According to Madrid s authorities, 1) noise in the city has recently risen by 30 per cent. 2) typical Madrid street life makes noise more noticeable. 3) stress and aggression are worse than the effects of noise. 4) city noise will be under control very soon. A19 The most effective method of stopping the noise pollution would be 1) unacceptable to most people. 2) contrary to the Socialists suggestions. 3) technically difficult to introduce. 4) based on new traffic regulations. A20 Laurie Lee s description of Spanish is mentioned in the text in order to 1) prove that it is a difficult language. 2) emphasize some of the Spaniards best qualities. 3) explain why Spaniards can t help being what they are. 4) suggest what makes Madrid different from other cities of Spain.

4 A21 The form of noise pollution in the last paragraph is described as effective because it 1) helped sell the product. 2) didn t disturb anyone. 3) made the writer feel good. 4) was pleasing to the Spanish ear. Раздел 2. Грамматика и лексика Прочитайте приведѐнный ниже текст. Преобразуйте слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами после номеров В4 В10 так, чтобы они грамматически соответствовали содержанию текста. Заполните пропуски полученными словами. Каждый пропуск соответствует отдельному заданию из группы В4 В10. B4 B5 B6 B7 B8 B9 B10 The road sign announced the name of the village and Mike saw the lights of a pub glittering among the trees. Inside, he by a huge man from behind the counter, who suggested that he off his coat. He can t here when I was a child, Mike thought. The man and then Mike saw that one of his arms. He felt like out but when he was about round he felt a heavy hand on his shoulder GREET TAKE WORK RISE AMPUTATE GO TURN Прочитайте приведѐнный ниже текст. Преобразуйте слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами после номеров В11 В16 так, чтобы они грамматически и лексически соответствовали содержанию текста. Заполните пропуски полученными словами. Каждый пропуск соответствует отдельному заданию из группы В11 В16. Memories and Reality B11 There s a well-known, School days are the best days of your life. No student ever believes it though and by the time you realise it s true, it s too late! It s B12 when you re worried about your situation and B13 are beginning to hate the of working in an office or factory every day that you look back fondly on B14 the times you had at school. When you are at school you often focus on the negatives, like having to B15 pay during a chemistry lesson, being punished B16 for bad or felling helpless in an exam because you don t know any of the answers. SAY FINANCE BORE EXCITE ATTEND BEHAVE

5 Прочитайте текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами А22 А28. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям А22 А28, в которых представлены возможные варианты ответов. Обведите номер выбранного вами варианта ответа. Remember Mary McDonald, with whom we met in Krasnoyarsk last year, in September? That girl from Canada. Nobody liked her, did A22? She was so arrogant! When you talked to her she never paid attention she just didn t listen, she A23 fidget and look away. I hated talking to her. I have recently heard a great story about her. One day she was felling a bit A24 the weather and decided to go climbing on her own. Never before A25 such a stupid thing. It was very dangerous, she could have killed herself. She hadn t had much experience in climbing earlier. She wasn t used A26 alone either and, predictably, got stuck in the middle of the climb. She tried to call for some help but all in vain. She was gradually getting colder and more hungry. She wished she A27 some food with her. Around midnight the situation got out of control: it was really cold and she was all stiff from crouching in one position. She panicked and started to scream A28 she knew that this might provoke an avalanche. A22 1) anybody 2) he 3) she 4) they A23 1) liked 2) would 3) was 4) always A24 1) under 2) out of 3) in 4) off A25 1) I heard 2) I have heard 3) had I heard 4) have I heard A26 1) to climb 2) climb 3) to climbing 4) climbing A27 1) would have 2) had 3) have 4) had had A28 1)even though 2) in spite of 3) despite 4) however Раздел 3. Письмо С1 You have received a letter from your English- speaking friend Steve who writes... In your letter you said you were organising a surprise party for your friend. Was it difficult to organise? Did you decorate the place? What kind of food did you provide? What did your friend say? I d love to hear how it went because my parents let me have a big party at home on my birthday but I ve got to organise everything on my own. I ve never done anything like that before Write a letter to Steve. In your letter - answer his questions giving relevant details - ask 3 questions about his birthday party

6 C2 Comment on the following statement. Some teenagers would like to have a highly paid job; others believe that their future job should be interesting and bring satisfaction. What is your opinion? What is the most important thing for you in your future occupation? - make an introduction (state the problem) - express your personal opinion and give reasons for if - give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don agree with it - draw a conclusion

7 Ответы В2 В3 В4 B5 В6 В7 В8 В9 В10 В11 В12 В13 В14 В15 В16 Чтение GBECDFA DEGFAC Грамматика и лексика wasgreeted took/take/shouldtake havebeenworking/haveworked rose hadbeenamputated going toturn Saying financial boredom exciting attention behaviour Раздел 1. Чтение Раздел 2. Грамматика и лексика задания Ответ задания Ответ А15 2 А22 4 А16 1 А23 2 А17 3 А24 1 А18 2 А25 3 А19 1 А26 3 А20 3 А27 4 А21 1 А28 1

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