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Task 13. Choose the right sentences.




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  1. A. Read the text about takeover and choose one of the three connectors to fill each gap.
  2. All the verbs in the box relate to legal matters. Use them in the correct forms to complete the sentences.
  3. B. Below is list of words derived from the same stem. Indicate the parts of speech. Choose suitable word for each blank in the sentences below.
  4. B. Choose the right variant and explain your choice
  5. B. Choose the right variant and explain your choice.
  6. B. Now read the text and check if your guesses were right.
  7. B. Read the information and say if you were right in your guesses.
  8. C) ILS RUNWAY (number) LEFT (or RIGHT) LOCALIZER FREQUENCY IS (frequency)
  9. C) TURN RIGHT (or LEFT) DIRECT TO (significant point)
  10. C. Choose the correct form of the Verbals.

Robert Burns birthday - of Scotlands greatest poet is on January, 25.

Thousands of people drink a toast to Robert Burns memory.

The dinner is followed by dancing, pipe music, and reciting Burns poems.

Every year the anniversary of Williams Shakespeare birth is celebrated in Stratford-upon-Avon.

People go to the church where everyone puts flowers at the poets grave.

Leading musicians music is heard at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Foreigners should follow Englishmans traditions in Britain.

Comprehension

Task 14. Choose the right answer to the questions:

1. Where are Burns clubs situated?

a) in Britain;

b) in Great Britain and in other countries;

c) in Scotland.

2. When was the first Burns club founded?

a) during the poets life;

b) in 1802.

3. What national musical instrument is played in Scotland?

a) a bagpipe;

b) a drum;

4. What famous song has R. Burns written?

a) A red, red Rose

b) Auld Lang Syne

5. When was the Edinburgh International Festival first opened?

a) in 1947;

b) in 1922.

Task 15. Complete the sentences with suitable continuations:

1. The anniversary of W. Shakespeares birth is marked ... .

2. Shakespeares birthplace is situated ... .

3. The main street in Stratford-upon-Avon is decorated with ... .

4. People walk along the streets to ... .

5. Englishmen celebrate Shakespeares Birthday ... .

A. ... in Stratford-upon-Avon.

B. ... flags and springs of rosemary.

C. ... on April 23, 1564.

D. ... flags.

E. ... the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

F. ... half a year.

G. ... the church.

Task 16. Decide whether you think these statements are true or false:

    True False  
1. Burns night is celebrated only in Wales.      
2. The traditional dishes of the festival dinner are: chicken soup, fried herring and haggis.      
3. People dance, listen to bagpipes and to Burns poetry at night.      
  4. At the end of the night people recite Burns poems.    
  5. Shakespeares birthplace is situated in the Poets Corner in London.    
  6. People walk along the streets to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.    
  7. Englishmen celebrate Shakespeares Birthday only on April, 23.    
  8. The Edinburgh International Festival is held every year in summer and in autumn.    
  9. The festival gives representation of artistic production only from Great Britain.    
  10. The first festival was held in the 19th century.    
                 

Task 17. Match the following titles with the corresponding passages of the text.



- The importance of the Edinburgh International Festival for the musical world.

- The celebration of R. Burns birth in Scotland.

- William Shakespeare, a son of Stratford-upon-Avon.

 


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