Билет 10


1. Read the article and say in 2—3 sentences what It is about.

This text is about the importance to build a good family. The author gives us advice on how to become a strong and united family.

2. The author explains what makes a successful family. Find this extract and read it aloud.

Building a successful family is like building a house. Both need a plan. The best way to be organized as a family is to talk about family matters. By doing this, families enjoy a special closeness and stability. Choosing to spend time with your family sends a message more powerful than words.

3. What makes a family united?

Nothing unites a family more than its traditions which include different norms, ways of behavior, customs and views. In united families these traditions are deep-rooted and passed from generation to generation.

4. How much time should family members spend together?

That varies from family to family. Families with young children usually spend more time together, because young children need a care and guidance. Families with teenagers may spend less time together because teens want to spend more time with their friends. It's Important to keep a good balance between ‘too much' and 'not enough' time together. They spend enough time to satisfy all family members

2. Аудирование

1. What problem does the girl have?

She can't stop eating chocolate She started eating chocolate as a child.

2. What makes the girl think that her habit is harmful?

The girl knows eating a lot of chocolate is bad for her health. There is a lot of sugar and fat. She is a little overweight too.

3. Why can’t she stop eating chocolate?

At the supermarket, at the bus, train, underground station there is always chocolate for sale and while she waits to pay for her shopping. If she doesn't have any, she gets very bad headaches. As soon as she has some chocolate, feels better and happier. Nobody in her family wants to understand

3. Тема Youth and society

Today young people try to take an active part in social life. They join different clubs, groups or societies. There are some informal youth groups: skinheads, hippies, punks, religious groups and political and non-political youth organizations in my country. Different religious youth groups aim at helping elderly people or working in hospitals. They also involve young people into music and drama festivals. The largest non-political organization is the Scout Movement. The membership is voluntary; they have a special badge, a training program and the motto «Be Prepared». They develop such skills as honesty, obedience, patriotism, kindness. The Belarusian Pioneer Movement is a part of the Scout Movement. One of the organizations connected with political parties is the Youth Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (YCND) which cooperates with the National Union of Students. They organize meetings, demonstrations and festivals. The most important youth organization in Belarus is the BRSM. The BRSM was founded in 2002, Its goals are to promote patriotism and moral values. The BRSM organizes such activities as camping, sporting events, concerts, volunteer work, charity and different demonstrations. I'm a member of the BRSM. I think that youth organizations should help young people to socialize but It Is not my case.