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ЗАДАНИЕ 1

Nowadays people are very sensitive not to offend women, poor people, the old and various minority groups. The careful language used to refer to such people is called “politically correct”. Guess the meaning of the expression “vertically disadvantaged”.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 2

You had better take your mobile phone with you _____.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 3

Make up correct phrases.

1. initiate А. аn institution
2. found B. an impression
3. pass C. memories of one’s youth
4. create D. proceedings against someone
5. evoke E. a new law

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ЗАДАНИЕ 4

In which sport could you find yourself in a headlock?

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ЗАДАНИЕ 5

Which instrument has keys, pedals and strings?

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ЗАДАНИЕ 6

In the following sentence one letter has been omitted throughout. Guess what the letter is. MBOSPLAWITHTOSEVERDA

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ЗАДАНИЕ 7

In which country is the world's highest waterfall located?

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ЗАДАНИЕ 8

Match the first halves of sentences with the second halves and connect them with one of the linking words listed below.

While, on, now that, the minute, once

1. I understand why you don’t like her

2. I think I must have dropped my keys

3. She was bound to contact the police

4. He phoned his wife immediately

5. I began to enjoy the novel

a. I had read the first few chapters.

b. hearing the result of the tests.

c. I was walking to work this morning.

d. I’ve finally met her.

e. she discovered her diamonds missing.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 9

Complete the sentences

You are standing in front of a shop window and admiring the ______.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 10

Match the question with an appropriate answer

1. When is the best time to pick strawberries?

2. What do you get when you cross a sheep with a kangaroo?

3. Are your curtains drawn?

4. Do you write with your left hand or your right hand?

5. You smell good. What have you got on?

a. Clean socks.

b. Nether – I use a ballpoint pen.

c. When the farmer isn’t looking.

d. Really? I didn’t even know they could knit.

e. No, they’re real.

f. A wooly jumper.

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