d) York 4. Princess Anne, daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, is known for her charitable work, as well as the only member of the British royal family who participated in the Olympics. In what event she was involved?
5. The grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William, entered the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy in May 2006. In December 2006, he completed 44 weeks of training as an officer cadet, being commissioned as alieutenantin theBlues and RoyalsRegiment. Whom did Prince William qualify in April 2008?
6. The Speaker who opens sessions of the British Parliament still traditionally sits on this object. Which?
d) On a sack of tobacco
7. After many Royals who lived in the past in Tower, now the most important lodgers of Tower are these animals. What is this bird?
8. In 1455-1485 in England a terrible fratricidal war, which lasted 30 years, broke out. The power struggle was between supporters of two rival branches of the royalHouse of Plantagenet, the Houses ofLancasterandYork. What name of this war?
d) Wars of the Roses 9. In London, there is one very attractive for tourists Tradition - Ceremony of the Keys. For the past 700 years each night the chief jailer of the Tower, known as Beefeater closes the gates. What time does it happen?
a) at 9:50 p.m.
b) at 9:51 p.m.
c) at 9: 52p.m.
d) at 9:53 p.m.
10 Hyde Park is one of the biggest parks, there you can walk along the Serpentine, ride a horse or have a picnic. Title Hyde Park comes from an ancient unit of measurement "Hyde". What was "Hyde" used for?
11 There is an interesting fact that in the mid-17th century, Oliver Cromwell banned celebration of this holiday. What kind of holiday is it?
b) New Year's Eve
d) Halloween 12. The official language in the UK is English. What was the official language of England after Battle of Hastings in 1066?
13. London Underground is the oldest in the world. It has Lost & Found. Tell, at what station is it located?
a) Baker Street
b) Kings Cross
c) Charing Cross
14. In the UK children love reading fairy tales. There is an English folk tale - Russian analogue of " The Round Little Bun ". What is the main character's name of this tale?
a) Johnny potatoes
b) Johnny bun
c) Johnny apple
15. This dish is the main course of the British Sunday lunch. Initially, this pudding called "drips". Select the correct variant.
a) English pudding
b) Manchester Pudding
c) Yorkshire pudding
d) Liverpool pudding
16. This city was the center of Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, called Northumbria. What is it called now?
d) Cardiff 17. What title have the buses of London had until "double-deckers"?
Задание: прочитайте текст и выполните задание после текста. Monica Dickens (1915 - 1992) was an English writer, the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens – the greatest novelist of all time.
Like her famous ancestor Monica was a fierce critic of the poverty and social stratification. During her life her works enjoyed fame and some of her novels were adapted as movies and TV series. Her novels continue to be widely popular in the UK, Canada and Australia.
THE HEART OF LONDON
One of Monica Dickens’ most famous novels, it centers on Abbot’s Road Secondary School in London and focuses on the work and private lives of the various teachers, students, and administrators at the school. In the staff room of Abbot’s Road Grace Peel ate her sandwiches while she corrected the essays of her pupils. They were her despair and then suddenly her joy. She could be defeated, exhausted by the impossible struggle to force knowledge into minds that were stockaded against learning. Then all at once the class was quiet listening to her, and some shabby 12-old who had not said a word all week jumped up and asked a beautifully imaginative question.
The class which had been Grace’s for the year since she had joined the staff was the most difficult group in the school. They got sent to this school because they could not make the grade in other schools or because they fought, stole things or ran away. They lost interest and in most cases their parents lost whatever interest in their children’s schooling. Some of the kids; parents had jobs which kept them away all day long so the kids either went home to an empty flat or out casting for trouble on the streets.
Acting was their favourite lesson. Grace often let them perform sketches of bloodshed and torture as a means of keeping them eager. For some of them it was the only piece of the school day apart from dinner in which they could take part. After 5 years at elementary school many of them were almost completely illiterate.
So the school was in charge of the minds and bodies of children of all colours all races from the red brick jungles of the London outskirts.
“You can help these children” – the headmaster told her. “You can help them by making them feel secure at school. Secure and wanted in a way that most of them are not wanted at home”.
Because of the way the school was run Grace was happy at Abbot’s Road. She did not have to be rigid in her lessons. If she could capture the attention of the class and teach them something the headmaster did not mind if she veered miles away from the curriculum. She could spend all day showing them movies or reading them fairy tales or taking them down the river on a boat to Hampton Court.
Complete the sentences
Grace’s class was the most difficult group in the school because…
She did not have to be rigid in her lessons because…
Acting was their favorite lesson because…
Grace was happy at Abbot’s Road because…
Part 3 Требования к оформлению сочинений: объем сочинения – 150 слов, текстовый редактор Word, шрифт Times New Roman, 14 кегль, абзацный отступ – 1,25; междустрочный интервал – 1,5; поля страницы: 3 см слева, по 2 см с остальных сторон; первая строка в тексте сочинения – название сочинения (выравнивание – по центру); вторая строка – текст сочинения (объём должен быть не менее одной и не более трёх страниц указанным шрифтом); отдельными файлами к сочинению прилагаются файлы рисунков и фотографий (не более трёх).
Требования к содержанию сочинений:
Уникальность: сочинение должно быть написано самостоятельно. Каждое сочинение будет проверено на совпадение текста на других ресурсах Интернета, и снято с конкурса, если обнаружится плагиат.
Грамотность: каждое сочинение, представленное на конкурс, будет прочтено преподавателем английского языка. Язык сочинения – английский. Наличие синтаксических и/или грамматических ошибок будет влиять на оценку сочинения Оргкомитетом;
Толерантность. Не будут приниматься к рассмотрению сочинения с признаками экстремизма или иным содержанием, противоречащим закону РФ.
Write an essay on this quotation. If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Заявка и ответы на задания выполняются в текстовом редакторе MicrosoftWord. В качестве имени файла указывается фамилия участника русскими буквами. Файл заявки и файл с ответами на задания высылаются вложением в электронное письмо по адресу firstname.lastname@example.org до 30 января 2016 г. (включительно)
Заявка на участие в олимпиаде должна включать ФИО участника, номер школы, контактные данные (адрес электронной почты, телефон).