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Lesson 9

A. Listening

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Author: ФИПИ
Source: https://www.fipi.ru

Задание 1

Вы два раза услышите четыре коротких диалога, обозначенных буквами А, B, C, D. Установите соответствие между диалогами и местами, где они происходят: к каждому диалогу подберите соответствующее место действия, обозначенное цифрами. Используйте каждое место действия из списка 1-5 только один раз. В задании есть одно лишнее место действия.

1. In a cafe
2. In a shop
3. In a medical centre
4. In a park
5. At home

Запишите в таблицу выбранные цифры под соответствующими буквами.

1 4 2 3


Задание 2

Вы два раза услышите пять высказываний, обозначенных буквами А, В, С, D, Е. Установите соответствие между высказываниями и утверждениями из списка: к каждому высказыванию подберите соответствующее утверждение, обозначенное цифрами. Используйте каждое утверждение из списка 1-6 только один раз. В задании есть одно лишнее утверждение.

1. The speaker tells how he/she shot the film.
2. The speaker explains how he/she chooses a film to watch.
3. The speaker talks about a film that disappointed him/her.
4. The speaker says what annoys him/her at the movie theatre.
5. The speaker advises how to learn English with films.
6. The speaker talks about his/her favourite film

Запишите в таблицу выбранные цифры под соответствующими буквами.

4 2 6 3 5


B. Complete the blanks with prepositions.

a description of

a failure in

a search for

a solution to

knowledge of / about

a rise in

sympathy for

a talent for

a taste of (favour)

a taste for (liking)

a connectionbetween/with

a decrease in

an increase in

a lack of

a reduction in

an advantage of

a demand for

a difference in smth

a difference of (opinion)

a difference between two objects

an intention of doing

an example of

an exception to

an opinion of /about / in

a question about

reaction to


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

1. The police released a description of the wanted woman.

2. There must be a solution to your problem.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. The difference between 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 to this rule.


Adjective: Degrees of Comparison

D. Complete the blanks with correct words.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


E. Give a talk about your favourite school subject.

Подготовьте монологическое высказывание по теме.

Task 1
You are going to give a talk about your favourite school subject. You will have to start in 1.5 minutes and speak for not more than 2 minutes (10-12 sentences).

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 continuously.