Final Exam C6


Н.Г. Егошина
МБОУ "Гимназия № 14 г. Йошкар-Олы"
Йошкар-Ола, 2016
АНГЛИЙСКИЙ ЯЗЫК
ПОДГОТОВКА К ЕГЭ
УСТНАЯ ЧАСТЬ
С 6. Монолог-сравнение двух фотографий. Ученику дается 2 минуты на ознакомление с заданием и 2 минуты на выполнение задания.
Ученику предлагается кратко описать и сравнить две фотографии, следуя предложенному плану. Необходимо также выразить свою точку зрения по тематике фотографий. Максимальный балл за задание С6 - 7 баллов.
При сравнении фотографий рекомендуется использовать следующие фразы-клише:
In both pictures we can see...
The two pictures look alike because ...
Both pictures show/ represent/ demonstrate...
In the first picture I can see... while the second picture introduces...
The first thing the pictures have in common is...
One more similarity is that...
We can easily see some differences, e.g. ...
The main difference is that...
The second picture differs from the first one in the following way...
On the contrary, picture № 2 points out that...
As far as I am concerned...
In my opinion, ...
I personally think...
TEST 1
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (objects, location)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what type of food you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. Various kinds of products (food) 1. Different types of products (meat - vegetables, fruit)
2. To fulfill the biological function of nutrition 2. To eat healthy - unhealthy (junk) food
To cause health problems (overweight, diabetes, heart attacks, etc.) -
to stimulate immune system
3. To provide a person with energy 3. To grab a bite, to raise the level of holstering -
to make the organism cleaner,
to drainage the organism
4. The source of gastronomical enjoyment, tasty/ nice to look at 4. To give vitamins, minerals - to give a lot of fats, carbohydrates, salt, sugar
5. To be ready to consume 5. Different price (cheap, expensive)
TEST 2
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what you would like to do to help the environment
5) Explain your choice (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To represent some ecological problems ( rubbish pollution), to use too much packaging 1. The unpleasant smell, look;
to emit some stink - to look clean and tidy
2. To worry about the problem 2. To collect and pile in one place (a dump) - to collect and recycle,
to complete the recycling loop
3. To express concern about the serious consequences of the irresponsible actions 3. To behave indifferently - to act and be active and responsible, to eliminate waste
4. To take place in large cities, as a rule 4.To leave everything as it is - to try to cope with the problem, to conserve precious recourses
TEST 3
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what type of ecological problems you consider the most dangerous
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To represent some ecological problems 1. Water pollution - air pollution
2. To worry about the problem,
to express concern about the serious consequences of the irresponsible actions 2. Difficult to breathe, air contains a lot of carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide, to increase poisonous emissions - dangerous to consume, become undrinkable, contaminated with viruses and bacillus
3. To be the result of people's irresponsible actions 3. To provoke asthma attacks, lungs illnesses - to stimulate the spread of cholera, typhus, dysentery, indigestion
4. To take place in large cities, as a rule 4. To be clearly seen - to remain hidden
5. To cause a large number of diseases TEST 4
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what type of ecological problems you consider the most dangerous
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To represent some ecological problems 1. To show snow-melting as the result of global warming - to show draught as the result of drastically changes of the world climate
2. To worry about the problem,
to express concern about the serious consequences of the irresponsible actions 2. To cause flooding - to lead to famine and starvation
3. To provoke a large number of victims in the animals' and people's worlds 3. To be the consequences of people's activity - to be of natural character
4. To deprive wild animals of habitats and food 4. To stop global warming by reducing the amount of hot gases in the atmosphere - to build the systems of irrigation canals, to look for the underground sources of water
5. To be difficult to cope with TEST 5
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what kinds of disasters you consider the most dangerous
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To represent some ecological problems 1. Flooding - fire
2. To worry about the problem,
to express concern about the serious consequences of the irresponsible actions 2. To be the consequences of people's activity (caused by technological activities of people; technological disaster ) - to be of natural character (natural disaster, e.g. due to heavy rains)
3. To provoke a large number of victims in the animals' and people's worlds 3. To wait till the level of water drops - to act immediately, to distinguish fire
4. To demand the well-organized work of emergency services 4. The amount of damage can vary considerably
TEST 6
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what type of social problems you consider the most dangerous
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To represent some disasters 1. Poverty, famine - war conflict
2. To worry about the problem,
to express concern about the serious consequences of the irresponsible actions 2. To be the consequences of people's activity (caused by both irresponsible activities of people and natural phenomena) - to be of social character (social inequality, race or religious intolerance )
3. To provoke a large number of victims in the animals' and people's worlds 3. To supply with humanitarian aid - to conduct negotiations, to come to political consensus
4. To worsen the quality of life, to bring devastation 4. To lead to diseases - to cause chaos, people's deaths
5. To be regulated, to be solved;
to find the way out by all means 5. To lead to humanitarian catastrophe - to lead to political and social instability
TEST 7
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters, objects)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say which way of shopping you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To show the process of shopping 1. To purchase in a supermarket - to do the shopping at the market
2. To offer a large variety of goods 2. To be empty - to be overcrowded
3. To have an opportunity to select the item thoroughly 3. To have a fixed price - to change the price, to haggle
4. To use selling techniques to attract customers 4. It is convenient to do the shopping no matter what kind of weather it is - it is unpleasant to do the shopping in nasty weather
5. To give a chance to satisfy all customer's needs 5. To pay in cash -to pay by credit card
TEST 8
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, objects)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what type of transport you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. Means of transportation 1. To travel by land - to travel by water
2. Convenient, quick ways of travelling 2. To be safer - to be more dangerous
3. To be available to all holiday-makers 3. Different ticket price
4. To enjoy gorgeous landscape (seascape) 4. To be convenient to everybody - to cause sea-sickness
5. To reach the destination at the appointed time 5. To be isolated in a compartment - to stroll along the decks, to sunbathe, to enjoy the fresh sea air, to listen to the seagulls' cries, to watch the dolphins, playing in the emerald water
TEST 9
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what kind of music you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To go to a music concert 1. The concert of classical music - the concert of rock music
2. To enjoy the musical art 2. Calm, harmonic - loud, abrupt sounds
3. To spend free time perfectly 3. Peaceful, solemn atmosphere - active, noisy fans, sound and other special effects, aggressive manner of singing
4. To attract a lot of spectators 4. Respectable, intelligent, well-educated audience, mainly of middle and old age - teenagers, young people, dressed in leather jackets and torn jeans, decorated with chains and bracelets, sometimes ill-brought up
5. To enrich the cultural life of a city/ town 5. To learn something new, to develop spiritually - to hang around with mates
TEST 10
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what sort of professional activity attracts you most
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. Useful occupations 1. To work with people - to work with machines and mechanisms
2. To bring definite (concrete) good results 2. To be a good psychologist - to be good at technologies
3. To require good education, good skills and abilities 3. To demand spiritual, emotional power - to need physical strength
4. To be well-paid 4. To be able to socialize, to be ready for a dialogue - to work individually, often in silence, on one's own
5. To deserve people's respect 5. To be prestigious among school-leavers - to be less demanded
TEST 11
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what sort of animals you would like to have as a pet
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. Different species of animals, representatives of fauna 1. A kitten (a pet) - a wild animal (a kitten of a leopard), to take a pet - to bring a wild rare creature home
2. To look beautiful, to have soft fur, sharp teeth and claws, whiskers, a fluffy tail 2. To be used to live at home, alongside with people - to be used to live in the wild, to get stressed in captivity
3. To belong to one and the same biological family (feline) 3. To be kind, playful - to be aggressive
4. To need people's care for survival 4. To like to be stroked and patted, to be played with - to be independent, to be on one's own
5. To be the source of esthetic pleasure for people 5. To be a domestic dweller, a man's companion - to be a predator, to struggle for its survival in the wild, for its place under the sun , to release back into the natural habitat (into the wild), to plan conservation programmes
TEST 12
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what type of sports you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. Popular kinds of sports 1. Team game - individual sporting activity
2. To require special skills, good physical condition 2. A usual kind of sport - an extreme sport
3. To train continuously - to achieve good results 3. To require specific equipment (a motorcycle, a helmet, goggles)- to need a ball and a football pitch (ground)
4. Risky, traumatic activities 4. To be cheered up by fans - to perform on one's own
5. Give a lot of joy and adrenalin 5. To take place at the stadium in a big city - to be carried out in a remote place
TEST 13
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what source of getting information you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To provide with a lot of information 1. To be too heavy - to be more compact
2. To help to study and to relax 2. Need electricity to work - no special requirements
3. To be the source of new knowledge 3. Can stop working due to viruses - never fail
4. To need some time and effort to find the demanded data 4. To be always at hand - to go to the library
5. To assist to achieve the necessary result (e.g. to prepare a report, etc.) 5. To damage eyesight more - to do less harm to health
6. To be used o turn over the pages - to be a representative of a square-eyed generation
TEST 14
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what way of having a rest you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A way to relax and to have a rest, to spend vacation 1. A passive way of resting - an active form of spending free time,
to be one's cup of tea
2. A way to get positive emotions, unforgettable impressions, incredible experience 2. To get sunburnt - to explore new places, to get new experience, to train yourself
3. A way to charge your organism with new living forces 3. To relax on one's own - to get together with friends
4. A way of exploring new places 4. To be expensive - to cost less
5. To plan beforehand 5. To enjoy modern conveniences - to cope with bad weather conditions, to suffer from mosquitoes, to overcome physical tiredness
6. To possess a definite sum of money 6. To travel to a far away country - to stay in the local area
TEST 15
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what kind of family you would like to have
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A family is the main thing for any person 1. One - child family - family with a lot of kids
2. Family members love and support each other 2. To devote all care to the only child - to share attention and love equally between all children
3. Parents adore their children and take care of them 3. To have more problems and worries - to have more merry moments
4. All children need parents' love and care, they can't survive without hem 4. To be friendly, kind and caring - to be more egoistic
5. To give the feeling of security and defense, to be a kind of a safe and reliable fortress (rear) for a person 5. Parents are more responsible and much busier - parents can devote more time to themselves
TEST 16
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what source of getting information you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A way to spend spare time 1. A sports fan - an art connoisseur
2. A way to enlarge your horizons, to get new information, to get new emotions 2. To broaden intellectual level - to support a favourite team/ sportsman
3. Both activities give a chance to enjoy oneself, to get in touch with something a person likes (is keen on) 3. To enjoy a quiet solemn atmosphere of a museum hall - to shout loudly to cheer up the footballers, the runners, etc.
4. To require some preparation in advance (to arrange transport, to buy tickets, etc.) 4. To get positive peaceful emotions - to end with fans' fights and clashes
5. Both activities are not free of charge 5. To develop spiritually and mentally - to develop social skills
6. 6. To wear smart clothes - to be casually dressed
TEST 17
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what kind of entertainment you would prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A spectacular kind of entertainment 1. To watch a performance collectively - to watch individually
2. A way of spending free time, a chance to unwind on a Saturday night 2. To experience the joint atmosphere - to be separated from each other
3. A way to learn something new and to enjoy yourself 3. To wear smart clothes - to be casually dressed
4. A chance to go out somewhere 4. To sit still (not to interfere the performance) - to eat crisps, popcorn or drink coke
5. An opportunity to get together with friends or relatives 5. To enjoy the comfort of the theatre hall (velvet curtains, soft armchairs) - to use new technologies (virtual reality)
TEST 18
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what source of getting information you prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A definite source of getting new information 1. To buy a newspaper - to have technical devices
2. A way to be aware of the latest events 2. To have a limited piece of information - the number of news is practically unlimited
3. A kind of group (collective) work 3. To look through the text - to have visual support
4. A way to socialize with friends 4. To read the latest news - to read something outdated
5. To have something to discuss 5. To read what is printed - to choose the information yourself
TEST 19
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what way of life you would prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To represent a way of life 1. To be addicted to smoking - to be used to healthy diet and sports
2. A way to cope with stress or a way to improve a man's mood 2. To ruin one's health - to look beautiful, to keep fit, to be safe and sound
3. A method to distract from some worries or troubles 3. To be in low spirits, deep in gloomy thoughts - to be cheerful and strong
4. A way to represent yourself to the outer world 4. To cause health problems (lungs diseases, cancer, asthma, heart attacks) - to enrich one's organism with vitamins, mineral elements, to strengthen the immune system
5. A way to express one's individuality 5. To get rid of bad habits - an example to follow
TEST 20
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what way of travelling you would prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A means of transport 1. A faster - slower way of travelling
2. A way to get to one's destination 2. More comfortable way of travelling - less convenient, especially in bad weather
3. To know and follow the road rules and regulations 3. More expensive way of travelling (needs some petrol) - doesn't need any expenses
4.To need attentiveness and concentration 4. To experience mental concentration - to experience physical loads, a kind of a training for muscles
5. To be careful on the road 5. To stay in traffic jams - to be more mobile
6. To respect other drivers and passers-by 6. To cause some environmental problems - not to do it, to run on unleaded petrol - to create cycle lanes
TEST 21
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what you would prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To be a means of transport 1. To be empty - to be crammed with cars, to congest towns
2. To be convenient and fast 2. To move quickly - to be stuck in a traffic jam, to crawl along
3. To get to the place a man needs at any time 3. To ride along the countryside road - to be in a city centre
4. To take as much luggage as a person need 4. To enjoy oneself, the scenery around - to be in a hurry, to be nervous, stressed
5. Not to follow the definite timetable 5. To enjoy the fresh air, the sunny day - to be poisoned by vehicle exhausts' fumes
6. To come to one's destination in time 6. To be surely late
TEST 22
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what way of living you would prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A kind of an accommodation (a block of flats, a cottage) 1. Different level of comfort (all modern conveniences: gas, running water, rubbish chute, etc. - the lack of some conveniences)
2. A place to have a rest, to keep private property 2. Different surroundings: green lawns, tall trees, flowers - asphalt and concrete walls, the so called stone jungles
3. To need a lot of money investments to support the level of comfort 3. Different relationships with neighbours: distant, far - more close and friendly
4. To be pleasant to dwell in 4. To have a flat - to have a house and a plot, a garden, a kitchen garden as a place to grow fruit and vegetables, a place to have a rest
5. To give the sense of a fortress (My house is my castle) 5. To be situated in a city centre - to be in the suburbs (on the outskirts)
TEST 23
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what kind of a room you would prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A kind of a dwelling place 1. To refer to different time periods
2. A place to sleep, to have a rest, to accept visitors 2. To look old-fashioned - to be modern, equipped with up-to-date furniture
3. To be clean and comfortable 3. To look prestigious and functional - to look simple and modest, a bit empty
4. To correspond to the owner's needs 4. To have different colour gamut (blue and green)
5. To satisfy the owner's demands 5. To be decorated with vases, leather settees, mirrors - to have a canvass on the wall
TEST 24
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what holiday you would prefer to celebrate
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. A US holiday 1. A State holiday - a folk festival
2. To have some attributes (national flag, a pumpkin, etc.) 2. Parades and salutes take place - costume parties are organized
3. To have historic context 3. To have different aims: to show a country might, unity - to entertain, mainly to scary children
4. To be connected with some customs and traditions 4. To arrange family barbeques - to go treat or trick
5. To promote merry atmosphere 5. To wear scary costumes - to be casually dressed
6. To give a chance for families and friends to get together 6. To decorate houses with flags - to display lanterns, made of hollow pumpkins
TEST 25
Study the two photographs. In 2 minutes be ready to compare and contrast the photographs.
1) Give a brief description of the photos (action, location, characters)
2) Say what the pictures have in common
3) Say in what way the pictures differ
4) Say what way of having meals you would prefer
5) Explain why (give reasons)
You are to speak for 2 minutes. You are to speak fluently.

Sample answer (possible ideas):
Примерный ответ (возможные идеи):
Similarity
(Сходство) Difference
(Различие)
1. To have dinner/ meals 1. To be served at the table, the staff are courteous and helpful - to stand in a queue yourself
2. To eat tasty, healthy food,
To have a regularly changing menu 2. A big variety of delicious dishes, to offer a wide range of hot and cold snacks, a good selection of fresh salads,
high quality cuisine - a limited number of more common dishes
3. To choose something to one's taste 3. To leave some tips to the waiter - to pay according to the check
4. To enjoy the company of one's mates/friends/relatives/colleagues 4. More luxurious/ private atmosphere - more simple furniture in the canteen
5. To need a definite sum of money 5. To celebrate an important event (anniversary) - just to have meals, not to be hungry
6. To know a set of good manners (table regulations) 6. To reserve in advance - to come at any time/ eat on the spot

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