ДЕМОНСТРАЦИОННЫЙ ВАРИАНТ ЗАДАНИЙ ПО АНГЛИЙСКОМУ ЯЗЫКУ ДЛЯ ПОСТУПЛЕНИЯ В АКАДЕМИЧЕСКУЮ ГИМНАЗИЮ ТвГУ ENTRANCE TEST PART 1. LISTENING Task 1. Вы услышите 5 высказываний. Установите соответствие между высказываниями каждого говорящего A – E и утверждениями, данными в списке 1 – 6. Используйте каждое утверждение из списка 1 – 6 только один раз. В списке 1 – 6 есть одно лишнее утверждение. Вы услышите запись дважды. Занесите свои ответы в таблицу. 1. The speaker is trying to follow a low-calorie diet. 2. The speaker only eats when he/she is hungry. 3. The speaker says that your weight depends on the time you eat. 4. The speaker advises to eat often throughout the day. 5. The speaker advises to eat in limited amounts. 6. The speaker says that weight is genetic. Говорящий A B C D E Утверждение Task 2. Вы услышите разговор двух друзей. В заданиях 1 – 6 обведите букву a, b или c, соответствующую выбранному вами варианту ответа. Вы услышите запись дважды. 1. What is Jane going to do during the break? a) Fly home to stay with her family. b) Take summer courses. c) Go on a camping trip. 2. Why can’t Steve go home during the break? a) He has to earn some money to pay his fees. b) He can’t afford it. c) He wants to study for next semester. 3. Where is the park located? a) on the island. b) by the biggest river. c) on the coast. 4. What activities are they planning to do in the park? a) scuba diving. b) horse riding. c) boating. 5. What of the following does Jane suggest Steve should bring? a) cooking equipment. b) a sleeping bag. c) a swimming kit. 6. Why should not Steve take bicycle with him? a) There are no places to cycle. b) No one is going to cycle. c) Bicycles are not allowed in the park. PART 2. READING Task 1. Установите соответствие между заголовками A – J и текстами 1 – 9. Занесите сои ответы в таблицу. Используйте каждую цифру только один раз. В задании сть один лишний заголовок. A. Field Guide to Native Birds of Australia B. The Bush on Two Wheels: 1 00 Top Rides C. A Pictorial History of the Dinosaur in Australia D. Bushwalking in Australia E. World Geographica F. Driving Adventures for 4-wheel-drive Vehicles G. Survival Techniques in the Wild H. Encyclopedia of Australian Wildlife I. Guide to the Art of the Australian Desert J. Field Guide to Animals of the World 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. NEW BOOK RELEASES This book describes the creativity of Aboriginal people living in the driest part of Australia. Stunning reproductions of paintings, beautiful photography and informative text. Pocket-sized maps and illustrations with detailed information on the nesting sites and migration pattern of Australia. This s a classic booklet suitable for both beginner and expert. Packed with information for the avid hiker, this book is a must. Photographs, maps and practical advice will guide your journeys on foot through the forests of the southern continent. More than an atlas – this book contains maps, photographs and an abundance of information on the land and climate of countries from around the globe. Australia’s premier mountain biking guidebook – taking you through a host of national parks and state forests. Here’s the A – Z of Australian native animals – take an in-depth look at their lives and characteristics, through fantastic photographs and informative text. Graphic artists have worked with researches and scientists to illustrate how these prehistoric animals lived and died on the Australian continent. A definitive handbook on outdoor safety – with a specific focus on equipment, nutrition, first aid, special clothing and bsh skills. Detailed guides to 15 scenic car tours that will take you onto fascinating wilderness tracks and along routes that you could otherwise have missed. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Task 2. Прочитайте текст. Определите, какие из приведённых утверждений 1 – 4 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). CRAZY ABOUT COMPUTER GAMES Computer Games and Youngster is a research done by Kevin Durkin and Kate Aisbett. The following are some findings and research data indicating people’s attitudes to computers and the games they are playing. Research findings: Game playing can be a sociable activity. Games can be focus of shared father-child activities and valued as such by young people. The reactions associated with aggressive content were that it was amusing and not to be taken seriously. Players say that they use computer games as a way of venting pent up tensions. Frustration arising from games was short-lived. Aggressive content in computer games is perceived differently, because they offer a degree of autonomy and control which makes them less scary than other media. Parents may not be monitoring computer game play as much as other media use. Children’s comments: “I’ve played the Mortal Combat game – you know it’s violent but it’s sort of funny... the way they chop their heads off. You just laugh because it’s so funny as you know it’s not real”. “I don’t get addicted. Perhaps I play it a lot for a day and then not for a week”. “It’s fun to watch how the enemies run away”. “A movie can put ides into your mind… but not computer games, they are not realistic”. “Basically I’m just impressed with the graphics behind it and things like that. I don’t really concentrate on someone getting killed – It’s just impressive graphics”. 1. Parents always monitor what children watch on television and play on computers. 1) True 2) False 3) Not stated 2. Young people prefer playing computer games with parents than watching movies. 1) True 2) False 3) Not stated 3. Most game players find the aggression in computer games humorous. 1) True 2) False 3) Not stated 4. Computer games are more enjoyable because the graphics are better than movies. 1) True 2) False 3) Not stated PART 3. GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY Task 1. Прочитайте приведённый ниже текст. Преобразуйте слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами рядом с цифрами 1 – 9 так, чтобы они грамматически соответствовали содержанию текста. Занесите ответы в таблицу. It happened in a crowded bus in the rush hour. A boy of about twelve 1) SIT comfortably by the window, watching the changing scenery and pretending 2) NOT SEE the old man and woman standing near him. A gentleman said to the boy: “If I give you five pounds you 3) STAND up and let me have your seat?” “Sure!” – answered the boy, 4) SMILE. The man 5) TAKE a five-pound note and handed it to the boy. The boy got the money and stood up at once. “The seat 6) BE for you”, said the man to an old lady standing near him. She blushed and answered: “Thank you very much but I can’t take the seat for which you 7) PAY so much”. “8) NOT WORRY about that, madam. You see, I am an old teacher. I have given the boy some money to teach him a lesson. Nothing is too expensive”. The lady sat down and asked the boy: “I say, Bob, you 9) THANK the gentleman for the 5 pounds he gave you?” 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Task 2. Прочитайте приведённый ниже текст. Преобразуйте слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами рядом с цифрами 1 – 11 так, чтобы они грамматически и лексически соответствовали содержанию текста. Занесите ответы в таблицу. Many people find their work rather 1) BORE. I get a lot of 2) SATISFY from my job. Advertising can be very 3) CREATE because you have to think of new ways to attract people’s 4) ATTEND. The best way to do this is by surprising them. 5) FAMILIAR is boring nd people soon get fed up with an 6) ADVERTISE they have seen many times before. 7) CONSCIOUSLY they want to be shocked. Apart from 8) ORIGINAL, the other really important 9) CHARACTER of a good campaign is 10) MEMORABLE. After all if people don’t remember what was being advertised, they won’t buy the 11) PRODUCE. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 PART 4. WRITING The task: you have received a letter from your English-speaking pen-friend Steve. In your letter answer his 3 questions. Write 80 – 100 words. Remember the rules of letter writing. … I can’t believe that the classes are already over and we can build plans for the summer! It’s great! By the way, what are you going to do this summer? As for me, I haven’t decided yet. How do Russian teenagers usually spend their vacation? In my country teenagers prefer to go to a summer camp or to work somewhere. And the last but not least: would you like to visit me in August? I think it would be a wonderful idea to spend the whole month together!