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The Letter

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The murder of a television star appears to be the work of thieves who are quickly caught. But they escape from prison and a young lawyer says she knows who the real criminals are. Written with intelligence, this story is so fast-moving that it demands the reader's complete attention.

Let me tell you ...

The twenty stories in this collection describe the lives of different people who were born in London in 1825. Each story tells the life history of a different person. Although they are not true, they gave me a real feeling for what life used to be like for the ordinary person.


The Last Journey

John Reynolds' final trip to the African Congo two years ago unfortunately ended in his death. For the first time since then, we hear about where he went and what happened to him from journalist Tim Holden, who has followed Reynolds' route.


Free at Last!

Matthew Hunt, who spent half his life in jail for a crime he did not do, has written the moving story of his lengthy fight to be set free. Now out of prison, he has taken the advice of a judge to describe his experiences in a book.






Часть 1

1. Определите, какое слово ближе всего по значению к выделенному слову.



a) truthful b) necessary

c) suitable d) dependable



a) cautiously b) publicly

c) earlier d) privately



a) costume b) language

c) district d) goal



a) effect b) sound

c) force d) approach



a) enjoy b) permit c) be afraid of d) forbid



2. a) Найдите в словаре и внесите в таблицу все слова производные от выделенных слов.

b) Заполните пропуски в предложениях, выбрав необходимую форму.


Example: 1. He said 'Good morning' in a most _____ way. FRIEND


noun verb adjective adverb
friend ------ friendly --------


1. He said 'Good morning' in a most friendlyway.

2. …………………………………………………


The museum does not charge for _____ on Sundays. ADMIT

Our _____ from London to Sydney took 24 hours. FLY

The secretary was very busy all day dealing with _____ . ENQUIRE

The policeman wanted to see the motorist's driving____. LICENSE

He made a____that she would marry and have three children. PROPHESY


Часть 2

Прочитайте текст и выполните задания.


a) Read the text and translate the highlighted passage into the Russian language.


b) Decide which book would be the most suitable for this person. Write a short paragraph (about 35-45 words) to explain your choice. Don’t repeat the sentences from the text or the task.


Daniel is a computer salesman who spends a lot of time travelling abroad on planes. He enjoys detective stories which he can read easily as he gets interrupted a lot.



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