Jane and Andy 1(wait) at the airport in Cape Town for their flight 2(announce). They 3(be) on honeymoon in South Africa for four weeks. They 4
(not wait) long when their flight
5(announce): ‘Flight BA 207 to London 6(leave) in one hour. The passengers 7(ask) to wait for the board at Gate 4.’ While 8(make) their way to Gate 4, Jane and Andy heard another flight 9(announce): ‘Flight D 234 to New York 10(delay) Due to a technical fault. The flight 11(board) in half an hour at Gate 5.’ ‘I hope,’ said Jane, ’people 12(not get) confused. What 13(happen) if someone 14 ‘That’s impossible as all boarding cards 15(check) before anyone 16(allow) to board the plane,’ replied Andy.
(get) on the wrong flight?’
17(wait) for an hour at Gate 4, Jane and Andy still 18 (not board) their plane. Finally the boarding on their flight 19
(announce). ‘We 20(wait) at this airport for nearly three hours by the time our plane 21(take off).’ Jane and Andy 22 (hardly/fasten) their seat belts when they heard the pilot 23 (welcome) them to the flight D 234 to New York. Fortunately the engines 24(not start) yet and Jane and Andy 25(lead) to their flight to London. If the plane 26(take off), they 27(fly) To New York.
‘Phew! I 28(have) enough surprises for one day,’ said Andy, 29(fasten) his seat belt for a second time. ’This 30(not be) a very relaxing end to our holiday, 31(have) it? We need another holiday! Where 32(we/go) next year?’ ‘Well,’ said Jane, ’as we 33(have) a baby by then, I suggest that we 34(stay) At home.’ ‘Pardon? What 35(you / say)?’ whispered Andy.
THE EIGHT-FOOT SKELETON
If you find 1_________ out late 2_________ the night, somewhere between
____ Superstition Mountains and Seventeen Palms, you may see the apparition of 4 8-foot skeleton with a lantern in its chest. 5
Ghost was first seen by Charley Arizona, a prospector 6 Digging gold in that place.
It was 7 Dark night and Charley had already set up camp and was
Settling 8 For the night. Suddenly, he caught sight of a flickering
Light 9 Saw a large human skeleton with a lantern light shining through 10 Ribs. 11 Skeleton walked in a crazy fashion, as if looking 12
The distance and wondered what it was. He came closer and
Something or as if it were lost. The prospector got frightened and shot 13 It 14 A gun. 15 a second it was gone.
THE TALLEST BUILDINGS — SKYSCRAPERS
Nowadays, skyscrapers can be found in most major cities of the world. A building which has many 1 Was first called a skyscraper
In the United States at the end of the 19th century, and New York has perhaps the 2 Skyscraper of them all, the Empire State
Building. The 3
Beneath the streets of New York is rock,
4 Enough to take the heaviest load without sinking, and is
Therefore well-suited to bearing the 5 Of tall buildings. In
The problem of the land of
London, on the other hand, people 6 Being too soft to build skyscrapers on. However, improved 7 Making foundations later 8 Many skyscrapers to be built there,
Outwards. Also, many large companies find it more 13 To have all
Their staff in one building, 14 Easy reach of each other. People
Also imagine that the higher the skyscraper, the more successful the is. Whether or not this is true,
Company it 15 Remain popular today.
A) a) a) a)
First — rate
Got away b) with
Methods b) enabled
C) c) c) c)
Ground forceful size
Stood up to
Levels best — known soil powerful scale went down with types agreed
A) a) a) a)
Unless obliged plot
Although insisted part industrial
C) c) c) c)
Capable at houses
Efficient within surrounds
Economical organised inside protects
I’m sorry I didn’t say goodbye to Jim.
I wish to Jim.
The Government should stop talking and start doing something about crime.
It’s time the Government _______________ doing something about crime.
Tom spent all his money and now can’t afford to take a taxi.
If Tom hadn’t spent all his money, to take a taxi now.
The sergeant ordered the soldier to clean the room.
The sergeant ordered _______
I’d rather me.
It’s urgent immediately.
I wish more careful.
I’d prefer on time.
I would recommend that
SAVE OUR TREE
Construction workers in Surrey have been involved in an 1(argue) Over a cherry tree. The 2(build), who have been working for several weeks on a new 3(industry) centre, have been given instructions to chop down the tree to provide 4(add) spaces in a new car park. However, the 5(reside) argue that it would only provide space for one more car. They say that it’s a 6(beauty) tree, it’s over thirty
Years old, and it’s 7
(reason) to chop it down for the sake of one car. (respond) for the project argues that the
However, the company with 8
Plans for the centre have been 9(care) drawn up. The director, Paul Ross, says, ‘The 10(important) of providing sufficient car parking spaces means that there is no 11(possible) of saving this tree.’ He added that twenty-eight new trees would eventually be planted in the area.
6. Translate into English.
Если бы не больной зуб, я бы ни за что не пошел к зубному.
Этого бы не случилось, если бы вы были там.
Если бы у меня была хорошо оплачиваемая работа, я бы отдыхал на море.
Если я накоплю денег, я вложу их в акции.
Если бы у меня был тогда выбор, я бы сейчас не работал в этой компании.
Если бы он знал адрес, он бы уже давно пришел.
Наверняка они уже спят.
Он держал дверь с другой стороны и ни за что не хотел отпускать.
Возможно, он уже доехал до Москвы.
Вряд ли мы переедем в ближайшем будущем.
Не может быть, что они уже встречаются полгода!
Неужели он не сдал экзамен?
M) Договор должен был быть подписан в пятницу, но наши партнеры не явились.
N) Разве ему приходится заниматься тяжелой работой?
O) Мне войти или подождать за дверью?
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