9 FormTest 1 “Reading…? Why not?
Match the numbers with the letters.
A.Pushkin is … poet. A) keen
A.Conan Doyle is the master of … . B) diarist
My friend is not … on adventure and mystery. C) outstanding
… wrote biographies of famous people. D) investigation
Britain is proud of … writers and poets. E) best-loved
Roald Dahl is … children’s writer. F) remarkable
Open the brackets with Past Simple or Present Perfect verb forms.
They (not see) Ann since Saturday.
She (not tell) Clara about Peter yet.
We (meet) him on Friday at the railway station.
I (talk) with Nick today.
Make sentences in the Passive Voice. Use the words: create, think of, write, start, work out.
“Alice in Wonderland” … by L. Carrol.
“ Ivanhoe” … by W. Scott.
“Othello” … of by W. Shakespeare.
“The Black Arrow” … by R. Stevenson.
“Jane Eyre” … by Ch. Brontё.
“Dracula” … by A. Stoker.
Make sentences Active.
The Niagara Falls are visited by many people every year.
His car was parked at the car park opposite the supermarket.
The programmes are shown on TV every Monday.
5. Open the brackets using the proper tense.
Oscar Wilde, the famous Irish writer, was born in Dublin in 1854. His mother (to be) a poet. His father was a famous surgeon and worked in a hospital.
Young Wilde went to Oxford (to study). There he began (to write). He (to write) novels, poems, plays and fairy-tales. One of his best novels (to be) “The Picture of Dorian Grey”. Many theatres of the world (to stage) his plays “An ideal Husband” and “The Importance of Being Earnest”. His famous fairy-tales (to love) by children worldwide. “The Happy Prince” and “The Star Child” are in the treasury of the world literature.
Отсюда мы можем начать наше литературное исследование Британии.
Каждый знает имя Вальтера Скотта.
Конечно же, будет интересно увидеть Елизавету II.
Это была писательница, которая написала «Джейн Эйр».
Я думаю, это отличный шанс познакомиться с литературой Англии.