Билет 21


1. Read the article and say in 2-3 sentences what It Is about.

This text is about useful and powerful technology. The technology can have a great power to do good for the world and to help others.

2. The author disapproves of the way people use electronic devices. Find this extract and read it aloud.

Technology is everywhere. We see It any place we go to and, in fact, almost all of us carry some piece of technology with us every time we leave the house. We can't imagine our life without them. But what we always forget, though, is just how useful and powerful technology can be when we want to help others.

3. What electronic devices does the author use?

He uses the television, the DVD player or his current favorite game console, the tablet or mobile phone, the laptop.

4. How can online volunteering help people?

Online volunteering can help people in their own countries and across the world, Volunteers use their language skills to do translations, to developing and managing projects and helping with IT work. This work can support the poor and help charities who otherwise don't have the funding to pay for staff.

2. Аудирование

1. What Is the flat like?

The flat consist of the hall, living room, dining room, bathroom, bedroom and kitchen.

2. What do Anna and Carlos like and dislike about the flat?

They like a big sofa in the living room, а big wardrobe and a desk In the bedroom, the shower and toilet are both new. They dislike the bathroom. It's a bit small.

3. What have they decided to do?

They have decided to move шn it. They need 550 pound a month to pay.

3. Тема Any English-speaking country

The official name of the country is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is situated on the British Isles and includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. They are washed by the Atlantic Ocean the North Sea and the Irish See. Great Britain Is separated from the continent bi the English Channel. The climate of the country is mild and changeable. British people joke that they have no climate, they nave weather. Great Britain is a highly developed industrial country. The biggest industrial cities are London, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool. The capital of the country is London. The United Kingdom is a parliamentary monarchy with Queen Elizabeth at the head, but In fact the country Is ruled by the Prime Minister. Great Britain is a country with old cultural traditions and customs. The UK is a multicultural country where there are a lot of immigrants from former British Asian and African colonies. Two intellectual centers of Europe, Oxford and Cambridge universities are situated there. Of course, I would like to visit Britain. I’d like to see with my own eyes its famous places of interest (Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s Cathedral, Madam Tus Saud’s Museum, Piccadilly Circus, the Tower) and to improve my English.