Урок 9

Аудирование. Существительные с предлогами. Степени сравнения прилагательных. Артикли. Говорение

Listening Examination

A. Listen to the dialogue and fill the right answers in the table below.

Listen / Послушай

Title: "Track 1"
Source: ege-language.ru


Вы услышите 6 высказываний. Установите соответствие между высказываниями каждого говорящего 1-6 и утверждениями, данными в списке A-G. Используйте каждое утверждение, обозначенное соответствующей буквой, только один раз. В задании есть одно лишнее утверждение. Вы услышите запись дважды. Занесите свои ответы в таблицу.

A. There will be restrictions for making the trip in future.

B. Language was the only problem during the trip.

C. The trip back to the airport was delayed due to poor weather conditions.

D. The speaker felt quite free and flexible on his tour.

E. The speaker stayed with a local family during the trip.

F. The speaker experienced some severe weather conditions during the trip.

G. The group was under control of the guide who gave required provisions and instructions.











Nouns with prepositions

B. Complete the blanks with prepositions.

a description

a failure

a search

a solution


a rise


a talent

a taste (favour)

a taste (liking)

a connection

a decrease

an increase

a lack

a reduction

an advantage

a demand

a difference smth

a difference (opinion)

a difference two objects

an intention doing

an example

an exception

an opinion

a question


Examination Practice

C. Read the following sentences and complete them with prepositions.

1. The police released a description the wanted woman.

2. There must be a solution your problem.

3. "I’m a failure life," declared the famous actor to his adoring fans.

4. A final search evidence at the scene of the crime proved fruitless.

5. Do you like the taste pure chocolate more than that of Hershey’s?

6. A rise inflation would have negative consequences for the country’s economy.

7. I didn’t like olive oil but I’ve developed a taste it now that I’m living in Spain.

8. The lack medical supplies made the doctor’s task even more difficult.

9. The President diplomatically labeled the crisis as a difference opinions between the two nations.

10. The difference price for the same product can vary considerably from store to store.

11. The difference the rich and poor is staggering in most developing countries.

12. Most nouns form their plural in –s, but there are a lot of exceptions this rule.

Examination Practice

Adjective: Degrees of Comparison

D. Complete the blanks with prepositions

1. My father is heavy. My uncle is much than my father.

2. The test in Geography was easy, but the test in Biology was .

3. Florida is sunny. Do you know place in the USA?

4. Stan is a successful sportsman, but his sister is than Stan.

5. My mother has a soft voice, but my teacher's voice is than my mother's.

6. Amy has a beautiful baby, but my daughter has baby on earth.

7. I live in a large family, but my grandfather lived in a family.

8. We have only little time for this exercise, but in the examination we'll have even .

9. Lucy is clever, but Carol is than Lucy.

10. Have you visited the old castle? It was castle we visited during our holidays.

Examination Practice

E. Choose the right answer.

1. Jack is editor of university newspaper.

A. an, a

B. the, the

C. the, -

2. Linda is daughter of famous singer.

A. - , a

B. - , the

C. the, a

3. Statue of Liberty was a gift of friendship from France to USA.

A. the, the, the

B. the, -, the

C. -, -, the

4. No one in French class knew correct answer to Mr Johnson’s answer.

A. -, the, the

B. the, the, the

C. the / -, the, -

5. Lake Erie is one of five Great Lakes in North America.

A. the, the, the

B. -, -, -

C. -, the, -

Speaking Practice

F. Give a talk about your favourite school subject



Give a talk about your favourite school subject.
Remember to say:
what your favourite school subject is and why you like it
what you do in the lessons
whether your favourite subject is important for your future career or not

You have to talk for 1.5–2 minutes. The examiner will listen until you have finished. Then he/she will ask you some questions.