Мониторинг фактического уровня знаний по английскому языку в 11 классе

Мониторинг фактического уровня знаний в 11 классе
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Задание 1 Установите соответствие между заголовками 18 и текстами AG. Занесите свои ответы в
таблицу. Используйте каждую цифру только один раз. В задании один заголовок лишний.
1. Mad about ponies 5. From a job to a sport
2. A great imitation 6. Figuratively speaking
3. Fairy-tale horses 7. Horses treating kids
4. The origin of horses 8. The importance of horses
A. The horse is a large animal which was domesticated about 5,000 years ago. Now it’s impossible to imagine our
life without horses. There are more than 300 different breeds and 60 million horses in the world today that are used
as working animals (to pull the ploughs in the field and transport heavy loads), for racing, competitions and shows,
for recreation and so on. In the USA alone, 4.6 million Americans work in the horse industry which earns 39 billion
dollars per year.
B. Rodeo is a very popular competitive sport which developed from horse farming in Mexico and later continued in
many other countries. It came out of the daily practices and tasks performed by ranch workers who spent long hours
with horses. Actually, a rodeo is based on the skills required of the working cowboys. Now it is a professional sport
that consists of several events organized to show the skill and speed of the participants, cowboys and even cowgirls.
C. With The American Rodeo computer game you’ll find yourself right in the middle of the rodeo arena. Finally
here is a chance for you to try this sport with this incredibly realistic new software. The horse will start jumping
when you press the «GO» button. Your task in this game is to keep the rider on the horse all the time until the end of
the game, otherwise you lose. Of course, you can replay as many times as you want, just fix the mouse cursor on the
rider’s body as long as you can.
D. Children with certain health or behavioral problems often have a low self-esteem and difficulties connecting with
other people. Sometimes they are also unable to express their feelings. Working with a horse is an effective way for
such children to work through some of their problems because it’s easy for kids to project their own needs onto an
animal, to tell their own stories from an animal’s point of view, and then to be able to find healthier solutions to their
personal problems.
E. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children’s animated fantasy TV series based on Hasbro’s line of toys
and animated works. Its creative director Lauren Faust managed to create attractive characters and adventurous
settings that are now loved by girls all over the world. The main character is the unicorn pony named Twilight
Sparkle and she learns about friendship in the town of Ponyville with five other ponies. The series has become a
major commercial success with kids.
F. As My Little Pony series became the most highly rated original production in the Hub Network’s broadcast
history, it opened new merchandising opportunities for Hasbro. Now girls go crazy about anything with an image of
the cartoon characters on it books, clothing, collectible trading cards, puzzles, and comics. Mind you, anything
with a picture of Pinkie Pie or Applejack on it will be much more expensive than the regular thing, but this doesn’t
stop either kids or their parents.
G. People domesticated horses so long ago that it’s no wonder we have so many idiomatic expressions with the
word horse in many languages of the world. English is certainly not an exception here. For instance, if you are
flogging a dead horse, it means you are wasting your time trying to do something when it is impossible. A dark
horse is a candidate that is unknown to the public or a person who surprises people by doing something that they do
not expect. It’s fun to learn such phrases.
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Мониторинг фактического уровня знаний в 11 классе
Прочитайте текст и заполните пропуски A–F частями предложений, обозначенными цифрами 1–7. Одна из
частей в списке 17 лишняя. Занесите цифры, обозначающие соответствующие части предложений, в
таблицу.
Unusual tourist attractions
The Kremlin is always the first thing to see in Moscow. Earlier, there was only one route available for visitors to the
Kremlin. It includes (A) ______ with the entrance to Alexandrovsky Garden. Since the end of 2016, tourists have
another option to access the Kremlin. The starting point is at Spasskaya Tower in Red Square. The new route
features archaeological discoveries, displaying the basements of the demolished monasteries, (B) ______, as well as
the Maly Nikolaevsky Royal Palace.
Boat cruises are very popular in Moscow, (C) ______. Many enclosed and heated boats with panoramic windows
and ice-breaking equipment can be found on the Moscow River. On their way tourists will see the city sights such as
Stalin’s skyscrapers and the Kremlin.
For the last five years a lot of Moscow streets have become pedestrian zones. The city authorities ordered the
construction of cosy European-style promenades with street lamps, benches and flower beds, (D) ______.
Russians are the greatest fans of winter, (E) ______ to the beginning of March. One of the main Muscovites’ leisure
activities is skating at popular public places like Red Square, Gorky Park and VDNKh, (F) ______. At the end of
2016 the new skating-rink started operating on the roof of Moscow City’s 85-floor OKO tower at a height of 354
metres. The view is breathtaking.
1. visiting the museums of the inner area
2. which is from the end of November
3. dating back to the 14th and 16th centuries
4. and winter activities range from ice-skating
5. and river transportation season never stops
6. which were designed for everyone to enjoy
7. where the Europe’s biggest skating-rink is located
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Мониторинг фактического уровня знаний в 11 классе
Задание 3 Прочтите текст ниже. При необходимости преобразуйте слова, напечатанные заглавными
буквами в середине строк, чтобы они грамматически соответствовали содержанию текста. Заполните
пропуски словами, которые вы получили.
Yakutia
Yakutia is right in the middle of Russia’s far eastern region. Probably Yakutia is one of the ___COLD___ parts of
Russia. Still, it’s a beautiful place. Tourists love ___VISIT___ Yakutia because it is a perfect place for photography
tours and spending quality time outdoors. You only have to remember that winter ___NOT/BE___ a good time to
visit the area as winters here are very cold there.
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The print brush
As its name suggests, the print brush is a printer that acts like a paint brush. The print brush
___DEMONSTRATE___ to public in 2011. It immediately ___CATCH___ the attention of designers.
If you want to use it, you just swipe it over any flat surface and in less than 10 seconds it prints over it. It is very
small and has a digital camera ___INSTALL___.
You can connect it to your laptop and literally print any image from it. Isn’t it amazing? Since 2011 a lot of people
___BUY___ the print brush and are happy with it.
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Blackpool
Blackpool is not on the list of top British places to go, but the northern seaside resort of Blackpool still draws
tourists. About 6 million ___VISIT___ come to the town every year. Most of them are attracted by a great
___SELECT___ of arcades, shows and a quick few days sprawled on the sands. Speaking about the things which
___SYMBOL___ Blackpool, these are certainly the Blackpool Tower (an aging copy of The Eiffel Tower) and the
Pleasure Beach. The Pleasure Beach has everything from donkey races to places of great ___NATURE___ beauty.
Blackpool’s famous sea-front also boasts ___TRADITION___ trams and horse-drawn carriages and a huge Sea-
Life Centre where you can stare a shark straight in the eye. Blackpool is known for a ___TRUE___ hospitable
attitude to tourists, so don’t miss a chance to come here at least for a couple of days.
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