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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 1.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.
My Family

I am Zhilin Andrey. Andrey is my name and Zhilin is my surname. I am seventeen years old. I want to tell you a few words about my family. My family is not large. I have got mother, father and grandmother. There are four of us in the family.

First of all some words about my parents. My mother is a teacher of biology. She works in a school. She likes her profession. She is a good-looking woman with brown hair. She is 44 but she looks much younger.

My father is programmer. He is forty-six. My father often sings and when we are at home and have some free time I play guitar and we sing together. He is also handy with many things. When he was small he liked to take everything to pieces. My grandmother told me a story that once my father tried to repair their kitchen clock but without success. They had to give it to a repairman. But it happened a long time ago. Now he can fix almost everything.

My parents have been married for 18 years. They have much in common, but they have different views on music, books, and films. For example my father likes horror films and my mother likes soap operas. My father is fond of tennis. My mother doesn’t go in for sports.

My parents are hardworking people. My mother keeps house and takes care of my father and me. She is very good at cooking. My grandmother is a pensioner. She lives with us and helps to run the house. She is fond of knitting.

I want to become a student. I’d like to learn foreign languages. I always try to be in a good mood. We have got a lot of relatives.

Task 2. Answer the following questions.



  1. Who are you?

  2. What are you?

  3. When were you born?

  4. What family do you come from?

  5. How old are you?

  6. Do your parents live with you?

  7. What are your parents?

  8. Is your sister or brother older than you?

  9. How old are your grandparents?

  10. Are they in good health?


Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.
1. Let's go out. It isn't raining (not/rain) now.

2. Julia is very good at languages. She speaks (speak) four languages very well.

3. Hurry up! Everybody --- (wait) for you.

4. '--- (you/listen) to the radio?' 'No, you can turn it off.'

5. '--- (you/listen) to the radio every day?' 'No, just occasionally.'
Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.

1.Мій кузен закінчив університет і працює вчителем в школі.

2.В цьому році я закінчила школу.

3.Я маю звичку допомагати братові.

4.Мій дядько одружений і має двох синів.

5.Мій племінник працює журналістом.


Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1. The Phoenicians travelled right round Africa ... small boats.

2. The journey was planned ... Necho ... 600 BC.

3. He was interested ... finding a sea route ... the Red Sea ... the Mediterranean.

4. ... those days, nobody knew how big Africa was.

5. The Phoenicians lived ... the eastern end ... the Mediter­ranean.

6. They set off ... the beginning of winter.

7. Month ... month went by; they were amazed to see that the sun was now ... the north ... midday.

8. ... six months the coast turned west.

9. While they were sailing ... the west coast of Africa they ran out ... food.

10. It took eighteen months ... them to reach Morocco.



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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 2.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.



Family in the USA.

Belonging to a family is one bond almost everyone in the world shares, but family patterns vary from country to country. The United States has many different types of families, but the traditional structure of the American family -- mother, father and children -- continues to prevail for the most part as a new century unfolds. Yet, over the past several decades, US society has witnessed an evolution in family structure and daily life in many respects, because of myriad factors, running the gamut from advancements in science to the composition of the workplace. Single parenthood, adoptive households, step-parenting, stay-at-home fathers, grandparents raising children are but a few of the newer tiles in the mosaic.

What is it like to be a young person in the United States?

The typical American child spends six hours a day, five days a week, 180 days a year in school. Children in the US start preschool or nursery school at age four or under, kindergarten at five years of age. Schools provide American children with much more than academic education. More than 80 percent of all students participate in extracurricular activities, such as sports, student newspapers, drama clubs, debate teams, choral groups and bands.

During their leisure time, American kids spend much time watching television, listening to music or playing computer games, but many also have after school jobs. One recent poll indicated that nine out of 10 teenagers polled said they either had a job or would like one. Child labor laws set restrictions on the types of work that youths under 16 years can do. Many youths work part-time on weekends or after school at fast-food restaurants, baby-sit for neighbors, hold delivery jobs or work in stores. Many youths are also involved in community service organizations or are active in church and religious-group activities. Other belong to youth groups such as Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts,were they learn about citizenship, arts, camping and other outdoor activities

Thousands of young Americans volunteer to help take care of the elderly, the handicapped and hospital patients, or help clean up the environment. While for most American children and teenagers life today is nearly free of serious conflict, young people are still under many types of stress. Peer pressure, changing family conditions, mobility of families, unemployment and problems at school may lead to use of alcohol or drugs, the refusal to attend school, running away from home, teenage pregnancies or juvenile delinquency.


Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. What relatives do you have?

  2. How many uncles and aunts have you?

  3. What are their names?

  4. What are they?

  5. Do you often see them?

  6. Have you any nephews or nieces?

  7. Which of them is your pet and why?

  8. Do you go in for sports?

  9. What are you good at?

  10. Are you married or single?


Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.
1. The River Nile --- (flow) into the Mediterranean.

2. Look at the river. It --- (flow) very fast today - much faster than usual.

3. We usually --- (grow) vegetables in our garden but this year we --- (not/grow) any.

4. 'How is your English?' 'Not bad. It --- (improve) slowly.'

5. Ron is in London at the moment. He --- (stay) at the Park Hotel. He --- (always/stay) there when he's in London.

Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.
1.Мій батько дуже гарний.

2.Як вона виглядає?

3.Скільки осіб у вашій родині.?

4.Я полюбляю самотність.

5.Він - гарний чоловік і добрий батько.
Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1. They had been away ... over two years.

2. Nicolo and Maffeo Polo stayed in China ... a long time.

3. Marco kept a diary ... his experiences.

4. They landed ... the Turkish coast.

5. They rode ... Iran, Afghanistan and Mongolia.

6. Marco's illness delayed them ... a year.

7. ... the way they saw wonderful things which were un­known ... Europe.

8. They saw a liquid that came ...... the ground and could

be used ... fuel.

9. ... 1275 they arrived ... China.

10. Marco was amazed to find a country that was far more civilised ... Italy.


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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 3.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.



My flat.

We have a nice flat in a new block of flats. Our flat is on the fourth floor.


It has all modern conveniences: central heating, gas, electricity, cold and hot water, a lift and a chute to carry rubbish down.
There are three rooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and a hall in our flat. The living-room is the largest and most comfortable room in the flat. In the middle of the room we have a square-table with six chairs round it. To the right of the dinner-table there is a wall-unit which has several sections: a sideboard, a wardrobe and some shelves. At the opposite wall there is a piano and stool before it. Between the two large windows there is a little table with a colour TV set on it. Near the TV set there are two cozy armchairs. A small round table, a divan-bed and a standard lamp are in the left-hand corner. This small table is for newspapers and magazines.
My father is used to having a rest sitting on this divan-bed reading books, newspapers, magazines or watching TV. The bedroom is smaller than the living-room and not so light as there is only one window in it.
In this room there are two beds with a bedside-table between them. An alarm-clock and a small lamp with a pink lamp-shade are on the table. In the left-hand corner there is a dressing-table with a big mirror. In this room we have a built-in wardrobe with coat-hangers to hang clothes on. There is a thick carpet on the floor and plain light-brown curtains on the window.

The third room is my study. It is not large but very cosy. There isn't much furniture in it, only the most necessary. It has a writing-table and an armchair before it. In the right-hand corner there is a bookcase full of books, magazines and newspapers. A small table with a radio is standing in the left-hand corner. Near it there is a sofa with some cushions. In my opinion, the study is the best room in our flat.

But the warmest place in our flat is the kitchen, I think — the place where the whole family gathers every evening not only to have supper together, but also to speak and rest.
I like the English proverb: "My home is my castle" because my flat is, indeed, my castle.


Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. Where do you live?

  2. Is there a lift in your block of flat?

  3. Which floor is your flat on?

  4. What modern conveniences are there in your flat?

  5. How many rooms are there in your flat?

  6. Which room is the largest one?

  7. What furniture is there in your living – room?

  8. How long have you lived in your house?

  9. How many storeys are there in your house?

  10. Is there a park near your house?


Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.

1. Can we stop walking soon? I --- (start) to feel tired.

2. 'Can you drive?' 'I --- (learn). My father --- (teach) me.

3. Normally I --- (finish) work at 5.00, but this week I --- (work) until 6.00 to earn a bit more money.

4. My parents --- (live) in Bristol. They were born there and have never lived anywhere else. Where --- (your parents/live)?

5. Sonia --- (look) for a place to live. She --- (stay) with her sister until she finds somewhere.



Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.
1. Я живу у багатоповерховому будинку.

2 . На якій вулиці ви живете?

3 . Скільки кімнат у вашій квартирі?

4 . Наша квартира на першому поверсі.

5 . Які зручності є у квартирі?

Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1. Could I speak ... Tom, please? ~ I'm afraid Tom's ... work. But Jack's ... . Would you like to speak ... him?

2. How do I get ... the air terminal? ~ Turn right ... the end of this street and you'll see it ... front of you.

3. He started going ... school ... the age of five So now he's been ... school for ten years. He's leaving ... the end of this year.

4. He goes .. his office every day except Sunday. On Sun­days he stays ... home and works ... the garden.

5. I think I left my umbrella ... the bus. I'd better write ... the Lost Property Office.

6. We arrived ... the airport ... good time for the plane.

7. Can I look up a word ... your dictionary? I left mine ... home.

8. Our train arrived ... York ... 6.30. Paul met us ... the sta­tion.

9. Have you been ... the theatre recently? ~ Yes, I was .. the Old Vic last night.

10. I'm returning ... France ... the end of this term. ~ Are you coming back ... England after the holidays? 11. He isn't living ... home now, but



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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 4.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.



My working day

As a rule, I get up at half past six.


I put on my dressing-gown, go into bathroom and turn on the bath taps. Good health is better than wealth, so I do my morning exercises. I get breakfast at seven-thirty and listen to the news over the radio. I like to begin the day well, so my breakfast is always a good one.
For breakfast I usually have hard-boiled eggs or an omlet, bread and butter, tea or coffee; I read my newspaper with my last cup of coffee before I leave home.

Then, I say "Good-bye" to my mother, take my school-bag and go to school.I don't live far from my school, so it doesn't take me long to get there. The lessons start at half past eight. Each lesson lasts for 45 minutes. The classes are over at two o'clock.I come back home, have dinner, wash up and go shopping. I buy foodstuffs for the family. Coming back I begin to clean the house and get the vegetables ready for supper. We have supper at seven. I do my homework for the next day. It usually takes me several hours to prepare well for the lessons.

In the evening, I always try to spend at least an hour at the piano. As a rule my parents and I sit and talk, watch a film on TV, read newspapers and magazines. Sometimes, we go to the cinema or to the theatre. Once or twice a month, I visit exhibitions in my home town. I go to bed at about eleven o'clock, but my parents like to sit up late and write letters or read.

Yesterday it was Sunday, that’s why my last day off was not long ago and I remember it quite well. I always try to do my best to make my holidays really exciting, because we have only few days in a week for relaxation and rest.

Yesterday my friends and I agreed to meet at my place. First we watched a very interesting TV show «What? Where? When?». Then we went took a videocassette and watched an outstanding movie «The Independence Day». This is a story about strangers from the other planets that were trying to conquer the whole Earth and about the struggle against them. The movie is full of visual effects and computer graphics that takes your breath and makes you admire the modern technologies in the cinema. I wish our studios and directors made such movies. «The Independence Day» can be added to the genius pieces of modern art – that is my opinion.
Having watched the film, we decided that it was a time to go outside. The first place we went to was the sports ground. Though it was rather cold, we put on warm clothes and had fun. Almost all day long we played soccer and basketball.
As for me, I like weekends and holidays, as the majority of other people. And I like telling about my holidays. It’s dull to listen about the ordinary working day, how do you think? Every working day looks like another, but every weekend is different from the other. During the weekend we have an opportunity of enjoying the life and having rest.

Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. When does your working day begin?

  2. When do you usually wake up?

  3. When do you usually get up?

  4. What do you usually do in the morning?

  5. When do you usually have your breakfast?

  6. How long does it take you to get to work?

  7. What do you usually have for dinner?

  8. What do you usually do in the evening?

  9. Who cooks food for you?

  10. What time do you usually go to bed?

Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.

1.. 'What --- (your father/do)?' 'He's an architect but he --- (not/work) at the moment.

2. (at a party) Usually I --- (enjoy) parties but I --- (not/enjoy) this one very much.

3 .The train is never late. It --- (always/leave) on time.

4. Jim is very untidy. He --- (always/leave) his things all over the place.

5. You ever (to be) to Trafalgar Square?

Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.
1 . Якими є ваші домашні обов’язки?

2 . Насамперед я прибираю кімнати.

3 . Я застеляю ліжко, витираю пил та чищу килим пилососом.

4 . Моя дружина накриває стіл,а я прибираю посуд зі столу.

5 . Я не дуже полюбляю поливати квіти.

Task 5. Put the right preposition.
1. He isn't living ... home now, but if you write ... his home they'll forward the letter ... his new address.

2. I went ... bed early but I couldn't get ... sleep because the people ... the next room were talking so loudly.

3. ... first I found the work very tiring, but ... a few weeks I got used ... it.

4. There was an accident ... the cross-roads ... midnight last night. Two men were taken ... hospital. I believe one of them is still . . hospital.

5. ... the daytime the streets are crowded but ... night they are quite deserted.

6. ... first her father refused to allow her to go back ... work; but .. the end he agreed.

7. ... the beginning of a textbook there is a preface, and ... the end there is an index.

8. He went ... sea ... 18, and spent all his working life ... sea. He retired ... 56 and went to live ... the country.

9 I saw Tom ... the bus stop this morning but couldn't speak .. him because we were standing ... a queue and he was ... the front of it and I was ... the back.

10. BBC stands ... British Broadcasting Corporation.




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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 5.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.



Future profession

What I would like to become? This question passes me greatly. Every job has its elements of difficulties and interest. I think that nearly all the professions are very important in life But to choose the right occupation is very difficult, because we must take into consideration many factors. We must consider our personal taste and our kind of mind. After we end school begin an independent life, it is beginning of a more serious examination. In order to pass that very serious exam we must choose the road in life which will help us best to live & work .Each boy & girl has every opportunity to develop mind & use knowledge & education received at school. Some may prefer to work in factories or works, others want to go into construction: to take part in building power stations and new towns. Many opportunities to work & to satisfy at the same time the requirements of the society and your own personal interest are offered in the sphere of the services transport, communications and many others I have a specially liking for to became a builder. I like this profession because it is useful for all people. And now I’d like to tell you a few words about the different building professions.Bricklayer, a tradesman who lays bricks and constructs brickwork. The term also refers to personnel who use blocks to construct blockwork walls and other forms of masonry. Carpenter, a craftsman who performs carpentry, building with wood. Carpetlayer, one who specializes in laying carpet Concrete finisher, a tradesman who works with concrete, which includes placing, finishing, protecting and repairing concrete in construction projects. Heavy equipment operator, a driver and operator of heavy equipment used in engineering and construction projects. Heating and cooling, is a tradesmen that specializes in water pumps and furnaces Electrician, specializing in electrical wiring of buildings and related equipment. Electricians may be employed in the construction of new buildings or maintenance of existing electrical infrastructure. Fencer, a tradesman who builds fences Ironworker (or steel erector), erects or dismantles structural steel frames. Structural steel installation is usually crane-assisted. Workers rely on mobile, elevated platforms or scissor lifts. Ironworkers bolt the steelwork together using various tools, power tools and manual tools. Laborer, a skilled worker proficient with pneumatic tools, hand tools, blasting, smaller heavy equipment. Laborers may also assist other tradesmen. Landscaper, a tradesmen who specializes in landscaping Painter and decorator, a tradesman responsible for the painting and decorating of buildings, and is also known as a decorator or house painter. Plasterer, a tradesman who works with plaster, such as forming a layer of plaster on an interior wall or plaster decorative moldings on ceilings or walls. Plumber, a tradesman who specialises in installing and maintaining systems used for plumbing, heating, drainage, potable (drinking) water or small-sized industrial process plant piping. Pipefitter (or steamfitter), a person who lays out, assembles, fabricates, maintains, and repairs large-sized piping systems capable of enabling high-pressure flow. Roofer, a specialist in roof construction Steel fixer, a tradesman who positions and secures reinforcing bars and mesh used to reinforce concrete on construction projects. Tiler, a tradesmen who fits tile .


Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. What are your plans for future?

  2. Do you consider the profession of a builder the most useful and why?

  3. What is the speciality of a landscaper?

  4. What is the speciality of a pipefitter?

  5. What is the speciality of a roofer?

  6. What is the speciality of a steelfixer?

  7. What is the speciality of a tiler?

  8. What is the speciality of an ironworker?

  9. What is the speciality of a concretefinisher?

  10. What is the speciality of a fencer?

Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.

1. I haven't seen John since we both (leave) college.

2. I haven't decided yet but I (think) of setting up my own business.

3. An accident? No, I (not see) anything. I (listen) to Chopin al evening.

4. Don't let the children (eat) too much ice cream!

5. I (study) English for some months now and I (not discover) anything really difficult so far.



Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.

1 Сантехнік спеціалізується на встановлення та обслуговування систем, що використовуються для сантехніки.

2 Штукатур працює з гіпсом та декоративна штукатуркою.

3. Слово штукатур походить з французької мови.

4. Метр спочатку був визначений як 40-мільйонна частина довжини меридіана.

5. Будівлі з каменю зазвичай відрізняються довго тривалістю.


Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1 I'll leave some sandwiches ... the fridge in case you are hungry when you come in.

2. We'd better start ... six, because climbing up ... the gallery takes some time. I hope you don't mind sitting ... the gallery No, of course not. When I go ... the opera I always go ... the gallery.

3. He is always ... a hurry. He drives ... a tremendous speed.

4. When he began speaking ... English, she looked ... him .. amazement.

5. Write ... ink and put your name ... the top of the page.

6. We start serving breakfast ... 7.30. Shall I send yours up ... your room, or will you have it ... the restaurant?

7. He's always ... a bad temper ... breakfast time.

8. According ... the guidebook there are three hotels ... the town.

9. The pilot climbed ... 5,000 metres and flew ... that height till he got ... the coast. Then he came down ... 1,000 metres and began to take photographs.

10. I'm interested ... chess but I'm not very good ... it.



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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 6.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.
Meals in Britain

The English say that in their country the variety of food from meal to meal is probably greater than anywhere else in the world. They say that you can never confuse a breakfast with a dinner, for example, and that in many other countries you eat exactly the same kind of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the same time for the gour­met, "Ukrainian food is of extremely good quality, and it really tastes of something — unlike American food, for instance, which all tastes the same," says an English television's famous cook who has visited this country. He praises the Ukrainian national dishes, for example, "Ukrainian borshch" with "smetana" looks good and tastes good.

You can have your meals at home, in a restaurant or a café, in the canteen of your factory or office. Those who stay at rest-homes or sanatoria have meals in the dining-hall, which is generally placed in a separate building, usually a cottage with kitchen premises. While travelling by train you can have breakfast, lunch or dinner in the din­ing-car as well cooked and served as if you were in a first-class ho­tel, or at the railway station when you are at the point of fainting from hunger you hurry to the refreshment room before the train starts. If you travel by ship your dinner or supper may be served in the din- ing-saloon.

In case you are up to the eyes in work and can't go to the can­teen but are hungry and want to have a bite you may drop into a self- service restaurant or "cafeteria" as Americans call a restaurant at which patrons serve themselves at a counter, taking their food to ta­bles to eat.

Nowadays many self-service canteens, restaurants and cafés are being opened throughout the country. When employees or workers have a short break for dinner or lunch they find it impossible to get home for this meal and so they take it in a self-service cafe or res­taurant. There are cafés and restaurants to suit every taste and purse.

In Britain you can find table d'hôte and à la carte dinners in every restaurant. Table d'hôte dinners are cheaper than a là carte ones. When you dine a la carte you order course by course? As you desire. But a table d’hote dinner consists of several courses, a choice is limited, and it is served in a canteen or a restaurant at a fixed price.


Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. What do the English say about their country?

  2. Why is it impossible to confuse a breakfast with a dinner?

  3. Where do you eat if you travel by ship?

  4. What is table d'hôte?

  5. How many meals do we have each day?

  6. When is lunch served?

  7. What the English usually have for lunch?

  8. What the English usually have for dinner?

  9. What is a real old English food?

  10. How do people take their afternoon tea in England?


Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.

1. Jim ought (learn) languages if he (want) to get a job with an international company.

2. Don't phone me at 8:00 - I (watch) BONANZA then.

3. My birthday (fall) on a Saturday next year.

4. Last month the president announced that his office (expand).

5. "It's midnight! Where you (be)?" "I (test) the new pub on the corner."


Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.
1 Будь ласка, передайте мені сіль.

2 Все дуже смачно,я візьму ще.

3 Яке вино ви рекомендуєте до м’яса?

4 Якою є ваша улюблена страва?

5 Ця м’ясна страва прекрасно приготовлена.

Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1. I couldn't offer him a room ... my flat because ... that time my mother-in-law was staying with us.

2. The train stopped ... all the stations, and long before we got ... London every seat was taken and people were standing ... the corridors.

3. Shall we discuss it ... my room, or shall I come ... your office?

4. ... my astonishment I was the only person ... the bar. Everyone else had gone ... the Casino.

5. The Loch Ness Monster is supposed to live ... the bottom of the Loch and come ... the surface from time ... time.

6. You can't say that he lives ... luxury. There's hardly any furniture ... his room. He hasn't even got a desk to write ... .

7. I'm going to Bath ... Monday ... Tom. Would you like to come ... us? ~ Are you going ... bus? ~ No, we're going ... Tom's car.

8. I saw him standing ... the queue but I don't know whether he got ... the bus or not.

9. How do you go ... school? ~ It depends ... the weather. ... wet days I go ... tube; ... fine .' weather I go ... foot.

10. The car stopped ... the traffic lights and wouldn't start '' again, so the driver got ... and pushed it ... the side ... the road.




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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 7.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.

MEALS

The hospitality of Ukrainian people is well-known throughout the world.

When a foreigner sets foot in Ukraine first he gets acquainted with our cookery — national dishes and meal-times. Frequently he gets to know that in this country they are not the same as in his. But he has to do in Ukraine as the Ukrainians do.

The usual meals in Ukraine are breakfast, lunch, dinner and sup­per. Sanatoriums, rest-homes, hospitals and other public establish­ments follow the generally accepted order of meals.

Breakfast is the first meal of the day. Lunch or luncheon is a light meal usually in the middle of the day.

Dinner is the chief and the most substantial meal. It isn't served at a definite hour in our country. When it is in the middle of the day, the lighter evening meal is called supper.

Working people usually have a break for dinner at their place of employment. During the break they have either dinner or lunch.

In a great many Ukrainian homes dinner is followed by a cup of tea with a slice of lemon, jam or home-made pastry.

If you have a special dinner, a housewarming party, for example, you should know how to lay the table on such an occasion.

First you spread the table-cloth and put out table-mats to pro­tect the table from the hot dishes;a tureen of soup, a bowl of hot vegetables, a platter of meat, a boat of sauce, etc. Then you take out of the drawer in the sideboard soup spoons for the soup, spoons for the sweet and all the cutlery — knives and forks, including a small knife for the butter,' a small knife and fork for the hors d'oeuvres and a fruit knife for dessert.

You should put the knives and the soup spoon on the right-hand side and the fork on the left, except the spoon for the sweet which you should put across the top. Then you put out the bread-board and a knife to cut the bread.

On the left of each guest you put a small plate for bread and on the right a wine-glass. Don't forget to put out table napkins for each guest and place several salt-cellars.

Once again have a look at the table and see if it is laid for each person. Then you are ready for the friends to come and don't forget to put a bowl of beautiful flowers on the dinner table.


Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. What are the usual meals in Ukraine?

  2. Why should you know how to lay the table?

  3. What are your meal-times?

  4. What is your favourite dish?

  5. What do you generally take for the first course?

  6. What do you generally take for the second course?

  7. What is sold at the baker’s?

  8. Are you a great eater?

  9. What is sold at the butcher’s?

  10. What is sold at the confectionary?



Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.

1. Unless John (try) harder, he won't get this job.

2. Mr. Brown (spend) all his holidays at the seaside. This summer he probably (go) to Brighton unless his boss (make) him stay in London. (It's April now).

3. Stop (make) that terrible noise.

4. Don't shout unless you (want) to be arrested.

5. Look! It's Francis! I (not see) him for ages.




Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.

1 Він купує цукор у бакалейному магазині.

2 Хто піде у хлібний магазин?

3 Ми з родиною купуємо продукти на ринку.

4 Я дуже полюбляю кондитерські магазини!

5 Гостинність українців відома всьому світові.



Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1 Someone threw a stone ... the speaker. It hit him ... the head and knocked his glasses ..

2. I want to post this ... a friend ... Italy. Will he have to pay duty ... it?

3. According ... Tom, it is impossible to live ... Paris ... less than £10,000 a year.

4. Are you ... your own (alone)'? ~ No, I'm ... a friend ... mine.

5. You ought to be ashamed ... yourself for coming ... my nice clean kitchen ... muddy boots.

6 Children get presents ... Christmas and ... their birthdays.

7. How would we get ... (escape from) this room if the ho­tel were ... fire?

8. He arrived ... London ... 6 p.m. ... a foggy November day. We often have fogs ... November. 9. The man ... his back ... the camera is the Minister ... Ag­riculture.

10. How do I get ... the Public Library? ~ Go ... the end ... this street and turn right; turn left ... the next traffic lights and then take the second turning ... your right.



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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 8.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.



Some building professions
A man, who has been an apprentice for some years in a building trade and has therefore enough skill to be considered a skilled worker at his trade, is called tradesman or craftsman.

He may be a carpenter-and-joiner, bricklayer, mason, slater-and-tiler, plumber, electrician, house painter, glazier, floor-and-wall tiler, plasterer, paper-hanger, steeplejack, hot water fitter and so on.



Bricklayer is a tradesman who builds and repairs brickwork, lays and joints salt glazed stoneware drains, sets, chimney pots, manhole frames and fireplaces. He renders brickwork, including the insides of manholes. A sewer and tunnel bricklayer is a specialized bricklayer. In some districts of Great Britain, bricklayers also fix wall and flooring tiles, and slating and lay plaster and granolithic floors. But elsewhere these are plasterer's specialities.

Carpenter is a man who erects wood frames, fits joints, fixes wood floors, stairs and window frames, asbestos sheeting and other wallboard. He builds or dismantles wood or metal formwork. The two trades of carpenter and joiner were originally the same, and most men can do both, but specialize in one or the other. In the USA the term "carpenter" includes a joiner. The word is derived from the French word charpente which means a wood or metal framework.

Joiner is a man who makes joinery and works mainly at the bench on wood which has been cut and shaped by the machinists. His work is finer than the carpenter's, much of it being highly finished and done in a joinery shop which is not exposed to weather.

In Scotland a joiner is a carpenter-and-joiner.


Mason is a stone worker or stone setter. In Scotland and the USA a bricklayer is usually also a mason. A fixer or a fixer-mason or a builder mason is a mason who sets prepared stones in walls, whether the stone be only facing or to the full wall thickness.

Plasterer is a tradesman who may be a fibrous plasterer or a plasterer in solid work. The latter lays successive coats of plaster or rendering and fixes fibrous plaster such as mould cornices an wall pattern. He can use a horsed mould, erect lathing for plaster, and apply stucco.



Task 2. Answer the following questions.

  1. Who is called a craftsman?

  2. Whose trades were originally the same?

  3. Whose work is finer: the carpenter’s or the joiner’s?

  4. What kind of work does a plasterer perform?

  5. What can bricklayer fix?

  6. What bricklayer is a specialized bricklayer?

  7. What word is derived from the French charpente?

  8. Is there a difference between a bricklayer and a mason?

  9. What is stucco?

  10. How do you understand the expression a fibrous plasterer?


Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.

1. The flat they moved into (devastate) by its previous owners.

2. While the president (fly) to Canada his plane (fall) into the sea.

3. Peter shouldn't worry about the test next week. I told him that it (be) easy and that he (have) plenty of time.

4. Mark is hopelessly in love with Ann. If he (not be) so much in love, he (not buy) her flowers every day.

5. Look at that boy! He is dirty all over his face. I think he (eat) chocolate. I wonder how much he (eat).



Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.

1 Каменяр кладе цеглу та займається цегляною кладкою.

2 Тесляр виконує теслярські роботи та працює з деревом.

3 Електрик спеціалізується на електропроводці будівель та споруд.

4 Кваліфіковані робітники мають досвід роботи з пневматичними інструментами.

5 Маляр відповідає за оздоблювальні роботи у домі.


Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1. The boy was leaning against the wall ... his hands ... his pockets. "Take your hands ...... your pockets," said his father sharply.

2. As she was getting ...... the car one ... her buttons fell ... . Although we were ... a hurry she insisted ... stopping to look for it.

3. Mr Jones is very keen ... punctuality. His lessons start dead ... time and you get ... terrible trouble if you're late.

4. The man ... the pipe and red hair is the brother ... the girl ... blue.

5. Don't leave your luggage ... the corridor. It'll be ... every­one's way. Bring it ... the compartment and put it ... the rack.

6. He sits ... his desk all day ... his head ... his hands. It gets ... my nerves.

7. ... mistake I opened Mary's letter instead ... my own. She was very angry ... me and said that I'd done it ... purpose.

8. I buy a newspaper ... my way ... the station and read it ... the train. By the time I get ... London I've read most ... it.

9. He was charged ... driving while ... the influence ... alco­hol.

10. People who drop litter ... the pavements are liable ... a fine ... £50.

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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 9.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.
Home, sweet home.

I personally think that home is a little world where one lives according to his/her own rules. It's a place where you feel comfort, warmth and reliability. And I believe that it's not the size of the place where you live that matters, but the way you feel about it. And if your house is not just a building for you but a place that you can call home, it means that you want to stay there as long as possible and it's a place where you always want to return to.

The importance of home is depicted in languages of all the nations: we say "East or West, home is best ", the English say "My home is my castle". Home is a place that awakens the most pleasant feelings and high emotions in soul of every person. Always after a hard day I return home and think "At last I came home". For me there is no place like home.
I'm sure that home of a person is as much a reflection of his personality, as the clothes he wears, the food he eats, the books he reads and the friends he spends his time with. Homes reflect the way of life and habits of their owners.

I adore my home; I like to be there, because it's always filled with happiness and joy. Even after the first few minutes in our flat you can understand all hospitality and friendliness of this place and the family which lives there. Our flat is very warm and cosy, so it makes any person feel at home. It's the place where I wake up every morning to the refreshing smell of coffee from the kitchen and where every day of my life starts, that's why it is so important for me.

My home, my sweet home... Sometimes after a long journey I return home with such pleasure and happiness, that I feel myself like a baby that returns to its mother. I love every corner and every thing in my flat. "My home is my fortress", it is my territory, my place where I feel good and comfortable. And nobody can disturb me here. Like most families of a large city my family lives in a block of flats. It is a 9-storey building, situated rather far from the center of the city. There is no underground station nearby, but it’s not a problem to get to downtown by bus or by tram. We live in a rather quiet district. Nevertheless there is a number of shops, a hairdresser’s, a chemist’s and a cafe near my house. My flat is situated on the 5th floor. There is an elevator in every porch, so we don’t have to walk up. We have three rooms: a large living-room, my parents’ bedroom and my room. Certainly, there is a kitchen, a bath­room and a lavatory in our flat. The flooring is parquet in the rooms and entrance hall, in the bathroom and lavatory it’s tiled. All the rooms are papered, with wallpaper of a different pattern and colour. A feature of life in a modern flat today is a number of electrical appliances, that make our life easier and save our time. Our family has a washing machine, a vacuum cleaner, a toaster, a chip pan and squeezer. My mother’s dream is a dish-washer, but it is too expensive for the fa­mily budget. My room is not the largest in the flat, but I really like it very much as I’ve furnished it by myself. I’ve got every­thing necessary here: a writing table to work at, a sofa to sleep on, a wardrobe for clothes, a wall unit with books and magazines I need, and a number of pictures and posters on the walls. I have not got a TV-set in my room, but I can watch it in the living-room. The thing I really lack is a personal computer. If I had a PC, I would be able to use it for doing my school projects and reports, listening to CDs and play­ing computer games. But my family can’t afford it at the moment. In fact, I’ve got a musical centre, so I have a pos­sibility to listen to my favourite cassettes and CDs. Actually, I think it’s great to have a room of my own, so that I can put all the things wherever I want. I’m really happy to have the place, where I can work and rest, where I feel comfortable, relaxed and independent.


Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. What street do you live in?

  2. When do you usually pay the rent?

  3. What is better – a private house or a flat?

  4. What floor is your flat on?

  5. What amenities are there in the flat?

  6. What furniture have you got in the kitchen?

  7. What furniture have you got in the study?

  8. What furniture have you got in the bedroom?

  9. Do you like central heating?

  10. What do you think about modern kitchens?



Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.

1. Over two hundred people (invite) to the conference we are going to attend.

2. I'm sorry, I'm not used to (eat) fatty food.

3. I saw her husband (talk) to a strange girl in the park.

4. My mother would have been angry if we (not phone) her.

5. She wanted to know where I usually (park) my car.


Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.
1 . Ми переїхали до нашої квартири 7 років тому.

2 . Наша квартира складається з житлової кімнати,спальні та кухні.

3 . У нас є центральне опалення та сміттєпровід.

4 . Меблі не займають багато простору у кімнаті.

5 . На кухні є газова плита та раковина з гарячою та холодною водою.

Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1. You look worried. Are you ... some sort ... trouble? ~ Yes, ... a way. I'm ... debt and my creditors want to be paid ... the end ... of month, and ... the moment I haven't any money ... the bank.

2. The car skidded ... the tree, the windscreen was smashed and the driver was cut ... the face ... splinters ... glass.

3. Four people were injured ... the demonstration. Three ... them are students ... the university, the fourth is here ... holiday. That's him over there ... his arm ... plaster.

4. This picture was painted ... Picasso; and there's another Picasso ... the opposite wall.

5. The horse stopped suddenly and the rider fell ... . He couldn't get ... again without help and there was no one ... sight.

6. The children hastily changed ... bathing things and jumped ... the river ... shouts of delight.

7. We'll have to go ... car; we can't go ... bus ... account ... the bus strike.

8. Divers breathing a mixture ... helium and oxygen can work ... a depth ... 100 metres.

9 I'm tired ... working ... the suburbs and I've asked to be transferred ... our central branch.

10. Can I have Monday ... ? or Can I have a holiday ... Mon­day? I want to go ... my grandson's wedding.


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ДОМАШНЯ КОНТРОЛЬНА РОБОТА № 1.

Варіант № 10.
Task 1. Translate the text from English into Ukrainian.

Royal Family in Britain


Queen Elizabeth II became Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth on

February 6, 1952. As of today she has reigned for 60 years, 4 months and 15 days , and she is celebrating the Diamond (60th) Jubilee of her reign in 2012, including an official Jubilee Weekend on 2nd-5th June. She is head of the British Royal Family, has 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchilden, and is 86 years and 2 months old.

She is the 32nd great-granddaughter of King Alfred the Great who was the first effective King of England 871-899. On 21st December 2007 she became the oldest reigning British monarch having outlived her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who died 22nd January 1901 aged 81 years, 7 months and 29 days.

On 12th May 2011 Queen Elizabeth II became the 2nd longest reigning monarch in over 1,200 years of British History. She will have to reign until 10th Sept 2015 when she will be 89 years old to reign longer than her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who reigned for 63 years and 216 days from 1837-1901. See British Kings & Queens by Length of Reign.

In 2012 Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the Diamond (60th) Jubilee of her reign. Queens Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.

Her eldest son Prince Charles who was 63 years old on 14th November 2011 is currently the longest waiting and 2nd oldest ever heir apparent, and would by that time be the oldest heir apparent at 66 years old. See British Kings & Queens by Age of Ascent.

The Queen's husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is 91 years and 11 days old, and celebrates his 91st birthday on 10th June 2012. He is the longest ever serving Royal Consort and oldest serving spouse of a reigning British monarch.

On 29th April 2011 the Queen's grandson Prince William, who is 2nd in line to the throne, married Catherine (Kate) Middleton in Westminster Abbey. They are now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations. Great Britain was formed 305 years ago by the Act of Union between England and Scotland on 1st April 1707. More about Great Britain

As well as the United Kingdom, she is Queen of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, and Saint Kitts and Nevis, where she is represented by Governors-General. The sixteen countries of which she is Queen are known as Commonwealth Realms, and their combined population is 134 million.

She is Head of the Commonwealth of Nations comprising 54 member states in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. The aims of the Commonwealth include the promotion of democracy, human rights, good governance, the rule of law, individual liberty, egalitarianism, free trade, multilateralism, and world peace. The 2.1 billion people in the member states account for almost a third of the current world population.

Her reign of over more than half a century has seen 12 Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom, and numerous Prime Ministers in the Commonwealth Realms of which she is (or was) also Head of State; between them she has had a total of 140 Prime Ministers during her reign. There have been 12 US Presidents during her reign.


Task 2. Answer the following questions.


  1. When did Queen Elizabeth II become Queen of the United Kingdom?

  2. How many children does she have?

  3. How old is she now?

  4. Who was the first effective King of England 871-899.

  5. Who is the second oldest ever heir apparent?

  6. By what Act was Great Britain formed 305 years ago?

  7. How many US Presidents have been during her reign?

  8. What are the aims of the Commonwealth?

  9. What countries are known as Commonwealth Realms?

  10. Who is the longest ever serving Royal Consort?


Task 3. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense form.
1. You (can) speak English better if you study hard.

2. I (work) at the crossword puzzle for over an hour, but I (make) very little progress so far.

3. Does he enjoy (live) in Paris?

4. If it (freeze) tonight, the roads (be) slippery tomorrow.

5. Paul (study) medicine for some years when we first met.
Task 4. Translate from Ukrainian into English.


  1. Королева Єлизавета має багато обов’язків.

  2. Вона завжди виступає у радіопередачах.

  3. Принцеса Маргарет відома своєю благодійністю.

  4. Майже всі британці шанують свою королеву та підтримують монархію.

  5. Всі королівські особи мають витончений смак.

Task 5. Put the right preposition.

1. I've lived ... this street ... ten years.

2. He has lived ... 101 Cornwall Gardens ... 1966.

3. ... the age ... 18 he was sent to prison ... theft.

4. He was ... prison ... two years. ... that time he became in­terested ... pigeons.

5. There is a parcel of books ... you ... the table ... the hall. ~

Oh, they must be ... my brother. He always sends me books ... my birthday.

6. We heard that Bill wasn't ... arrest but was helping the police ... their enquiries. The police are interested ... a bank rob­bery which took place ... Bill's last holidays.

7. Much Ado About Nothing is ... Shakespeare, and you'll find more ... his plays ... the bookcase ... the corner.

8. As the child was too young to travel ... herself, they ar­ranged ... her to travel ... the care ... a friend of the family.



9. Have you head ... John ... his return? ~ Yes, I had a letter ... Monday. He's thinking ... going back ... America.

10. Не bought a book ... English poems and gave it... his sister.




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