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1 Название теста: Входящее тестирование MELTS (9 класс) 2014/2015 Количество попыток: 1 Ограничение времени: 90 мин. Тип прохождения теста: разрешен переход к следующему вопросу без ответа на текущий вопрос, можно изменять свои ответы. АУДИРОВАНИЕ 1 Вы услышите 5 высказываний. Установите соответствие между высказываниями каждого говорящего и утверждениями, данными в списке. Используйте каждое утверждение только один раз. В задании есть одно лишнее утверждение. Скачать аудиофайл (mp3, 3,16 Мб) Говорящий 1 Говорящий 2 Говорящий 3 Говорящий 4

2 Говорящий 5 АУДИРОВАНИЕ 2 Вы услышите беседу руководителя курсов с будущими студентами. В заданиях выберите правильный вариант ответа. Вы услышите запись дважды. Скачать файл (mp3, 4,31 Мб) Carol wants to work out the new timetable. make a list of courses. talk about the Centre. Students are allowed to choose which classes of a course to attend. attend the first class before deciding. attend the first three classes before deciding. The two pottery courses each have classes twice a week. are held on the same days. are held in different weeks. The man decides to do the Advanced Pottery course. to choose a different course. not to do a course at all. ЧТЕНИЕ 1

3 Установите соответствие между текстом и приведенными ниже заголовками. В задании один заголовок лишний. 1. In just a few years mobile phones have become a common sight everywhere. Walk past any café and you will see people chatting on their phones or sending text messages. However, some people are concerned that the signals these phones send out may be bad for our health. They worry that holding a mobile close to your head might have an effect on your brain. So, it may be a good idea to use your ordinary phone when you can. 2. We learn a lot by reading, but what if you can t see the words on the page? Many blind people can read Braille. Braille is a system of writing using raised dots on the page that you can feel with your fingers. A Frenchman called Louis Braille invented it in 1821, when he was just 12 years old. His system makes life easier for many thousands of blind people all over the world. 3. When we talk to someone, only a small part of our meaning is in what we say. Some people say that as little as 7% of our message is contained in our words. We use our hands to express ourselves and we use our faces to show that we are listening or to show how we feel. Our faces and our hands can also show things that we might want to hide, like the fact that we are lying, for example. 4. People can now use the Internet and to communicate with each other cheaply and quickly. Twenty years ago, however, this wasn t possible. In those days in Britain, some people used amateur radio to contact people all over the country, and even around the world. They had special radios in their houses that sent out radio signals. They contacted each other to exchange news about their lives and about the weather, or even to play games such as chess. 5. One of the most interesting types of radio programme is radio drama. Although some radio stations only broadcast music, some also produce plays for their listeners. Many people prefer listening to a play on the radio to watching it on TV because they can be more creative. On TV, the programme-makers decide exactly what a place or a person looks like. On radio, though, you can imagine it any way you like. 1. In just a few years mobile phones have become a common sight everywhere. Walk past any café and you will see people chatting on their phones or sending text messages. However, some people are concerned that the signals these phones send out may be bad for our health. They worry that holding a mobile close to your head might have an effect on your brain. So, it may be a good idea to use your ordinary phone when you can. 2. We learn a lot by reading, but what if you can t see the words on the page? Many blind people can read Braille. Braille is a system of writing using raised dots on the page that you can feel with your fingers. A Frenchman called Louis Braille invented it in 1821, when he was just 12 years old. His system makes life easier for many thousands of blind people all over the world.

4 3. When we talk to someone, only a small part of our meaning is in what we say. Some people say that as little as 7% of our message is contained in our words. We use our hands to express ourselves and we use our faces to show that we are listening or to show how we feel. Our faces and our hands can also show things that we might want to hide, like the fact that we are lying, for example. 4. People can now use the Internet and to communicate with each other cheaply and quickly. Twenty years ago, however, this wasn t possible. In those days in Britain, some people used amateur radio to contact people all over the country, and even around the world. They had special radios in their houses that sent out radio signals. They contacted each other to exchange news about their lives and about the weather, or even to play games such as chess. 5. One of the most interesting types of radio programme is radio drama. Although some radio stations only broadcast music, some also produce plays for their listeners. Many people prefer listening to a play on the radio to watching it on TV because they can be more creative. On TV, the programme-makers decide exactly what a place or a person looks like. On radio, though, you can imagine it any way you like. ЧТЕНИЕ 2 Прочитайте текст и следующие за ними утверждения 1-6. Определите, какие из приведённых утверждений соответствуют содержанию текста (), какие не соответствуют () и о чем в тексте не сказано, то есть на основании текста нельзя дать ни положительного, ни отрицательного ответа (). Devon is a large county in the south-west of England. Agriculture and fishing have always been important parts of the local economy, but these days tourism is the main source of income. Nearly five million people visit the area each

5 year, many of them coming to enjoy Devon s beaches and even to surf along its north coast. Apart from the beaches, Devon is also well known for its beautiful countryside and old, traditional cottages. Many coastal towns in Britain have suffered as more and more people go abroad on holiday. However, on the south Devon coast, resort towns such as Brixham and Torquay are enjoying new life as the English Riviera, offering mild weather and sandy beaches. Another reason for its popularity is that it s possible to get to Devon from London in a short time by car. Two motorways, the M4 and the M5, connect the capital to Devon and in just four or five hours Londoners can be enjoying a cream tea or a relaxing country walk. 1. Most people in Devon work as farmers or fishermen. 2. Devon is famous for its modern buildings. 3. The south coast is popular because of the climate. 4. It usually takes two hours to drive from London to Devon. ГРАММАТИКА И ЛЕКСИКА 1 Прочитайте приведенный ниже текст. Преобразуйте, если необходимо, слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами в скобках, обозначенных номерами B4 B10, так, чтобы они грамматически соответствовали содержанию текста. Заполните пропуски полученными словами. The Platypus In the rivers of south-eastern Australia, you can find an animal called a platypus. The platypus is one of the (B4) strangest (STRANGE) animals in the world. It (B5) exists (EXIST) only in Australia and belongs to a group of animals called monotremes. When Europeans first saw an example of the animal in the 1700s, they (B6) thought (THINK) it was a joke. They (B7) had never seen / d never seen (NEVER SEE) anything like it before and they refused to believe that it was a real animal. A (B8) second (TWO) example arrived from Australia, and then more, and the scientists realised that this unusual creature was real. Today, the platypus (B9) lives (LIVE) in the waters around south-east Australia. It is not very rare, but some people worry that water pollution could be a problem as the water around Sydney gets

6 (B10) dirtier (DIRTY). ГРАММАТИКА И ЛЕКСИКА 2 Прочитайте приведенный ниже текст. Преобразуйте, если необходимо, слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами в конце предложений, обозначенных номерами B11 B16, так, чтобы они грамматически и лексически соответствовали содержанию текста. The Tower of London has become one of the most recognisable symbols of the city of London, and of Britain as a whole. It was built by William the Conqueror in 1078 and the (B11) construction (CONSTRUCT) of the Tower took 20 years from start to finish. The (B12) height (HIGH) of the Tower (almost 30 metres) and the thickness of the walls made it a perfect prison. Famous (B13) prisoners (PRISON) held at the Tower include Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth I) and King Edward V. In the thirteenth century, King Henry III added many buildings to the Tower, including a church and even a zoo. Today, many thousands of (B15) visitors (VISIT) come to the Tower each year and learn all about the history of this (B16) interesting (INTEREST) place.

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