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Секция "English for your future"

Итоги олимпиады

1 место – Доценко Денис Артемович, МКОУ СОШ № 2, с. Некрасовка

2 место – Калинина Элеонора Викторовна, МАОУ гимназия № 3, г. Хабаровск

3 место – Крыжановская Ирина Игоревна, МБОУ гимназия № 7, г. Хабаровск

Первый этап олимпиады по секции “English for your future”

(проходит заочно)

Задание для первого этапа Олимпиады

Первый этап состоит в выполнении лексико-грамматического теста.

Тест состоит из пяти заданий. Каждый правильный ответ оценивается в 1 балл, общее количество баллов – 69.

В первом задании пишется только глагол в нужной грамматической форме. В задания II, III, IV указывается только номер задания и правильный вариант ответа, в задании V–пишется только необходимое слово.

Выполненный тест высылается прикреплённым файлом, выполненным в редакторе Word, шрифт Times New Roman, кегль 14, интервал – одинарный, поля 20 мм.

В верхней части первой страницы указываются фамилия, имя, отчество участника, школа, класс.

Выполненный тест отправляется на адрес priem@ael.ru с указанием в поле“English for your future” – тест.


I. Раскройте скобки, употребив глаголы в нужной форме.

It happened in the very heart of the jungle. A group of geologists, who (to work)1 there for quite a long time, (to feel)2 bored. They (to read)3 all their books and old newspapers and the radio-set (to break)4 one day. One hot night they (to play)5 cards. Crazy ideas (to flash)6 through their minds. “Money (to be)7 no use in the jungle. Fr om now on the loser (to pay)8 in another way,” Bill said. “After he (to drink)9 a bottle of whisky, he (to have)10 to kiss Mrs. Fatumba, the cook, and then to shoot a tiger!” The idea (to approve)11 by the whole group except the cook. All (to agree)12 that if either of them (to lose)13 a game, he (to do)14 as Bill suggested. Tom (to be)15 the next to lose the game. He always (to think)16 himself a perfect gentleman. He (to drink)17 a bottle of whisky and unexpectedly (to disappear)18 in the jungle. Three long hours (to pass)19 and the door (to tear)20 open. There (to stand)21 Tom with body scratched and clothes torn breathing heavily. He (to hold)22 a gun in his hands. While the gun (to load)23 by him, he (to inquire)24 about Mrs. Fatumba who he (to go)25 to shoot in a few seconds.

II. Выберите правильный ответ.

1. My new jeans ________ in the wash and I want to wear them tonight.

a) are   b) is      c) was     d) has been

2. My Granny lives on the farm. She has a lot of ________.

a) gooses      b) geese     c) goose    d) geeses

3. There is only _________ sugar left.

a) a little    b) little     c) much        d) few

4. This magazine’s got _________ of adverts in it.

a) much       b) many       c) lots       d) plenty of

5. We will call if we ________ any problems.

a) will have     b) have      c) has           d) will be having

6. I read that no mountain is __________ than Mount Everest.

a) higher   b) highest      c) more high        d) the most high

7. Have you heard the _________ news?

a) last      b) latest     c) least         d) later

8. He never asks any questions, _________?

a) does he   b) doesn’t he       c) is he              d) isn’t he

9. If you borrow my car, don’t get it dirty, ________?

a) can’t you    b) do you   c) will you          d) won’t you

10. I ________ wear a formal dress, I was having an interview that day.

a) had to   b) are to     c) must           d) was able to

11. What time _______ they to come to the conference?

a) had   b) were    c) must           d) could

12. This sister of _________ is always eavesdropping.

a) your   b) yours    c) us             d) him

13. Ellie asked Stan _________ to look at the new catalogue.

a) did he want   b) do you want    c) whether he wants             d) if he wanted

14. Lyle Lovett, _______ I last saw perform over ten years ago, is on tour again.

a) he who   b) to whom   c) who                 d) that

15. Jackie could play a piano and sing. _______ could I.

a) Either  b) So   c) Neither     d) Also

16. Therewas ________ intheroom. It was empty.

a) nobody  b) anybody  c) somebody              d) everybody

17. I don’t know where ___________.

a) does the word alphabet come from

b) the word alphabet comes from

c) comes fr om the word alphabet from

d) fr om does the word alphabet come

18. We _______ Sunday afternoons working in the garden.

a) used to spend     b) use to spend      c) do not use to spend       d) use not to spend

19. The train we caught was one __________ stops at every station.

a) what    b) who     c) that      d) wh ere

20. The performance took ________ time.

a) three hour’s       b) three hours    c) a three hour            d) three hours’

21. The _________ speech at the peace talks made a deep influence on everybody.

a) Minister of Foreign Trade’s   b) Minister’s of Foreign Trade    c) Minister’s of Foreign Trade’s               d) Minister of Foreign’s Trade

22. I saw his face suddenly ________.

a) change    b) have changed   c) changing              d) to change

23. I had _______ a bad headache that I went to lie down for a while.

a) so    b) such   c) enough             d) too

24. I’d like him _______ part in our expedition.

a) to take  b) taking      c) took          d) being taken

25. I ________ for the match to begin when suddenly a dog ran onto the pitch.

a) had waited    b) waited   c) was waiting                         d) wait

III. Прочтите текст и выполните задания 1 – 7. Ответьте на вопрос, выбрав одну букву, соответствующую правильному ответу.

Christmas Tide

November the nineteenth. That was definitely a new record, Sam noted darkly. Last year it had been November the twenty-sixth. He could clearly see that when he was fifty or sixty he’d be hearing his first performance of “Santa’s Super Sleigh” in July or August.

This year it was a busker at the bottom of the escalator at the Angel station, a cheerful, attractive young woman with a violin who was obviously trying to supplement her music scholarship. Sam looked at her with all the hatred he could muster, a look intended to convey not only that he wouldn’t be giving her any money, but that he would like to smash up her instrument and throw it down the escalator steps.

Sam hated Christmas, for the obvious reason: people knocked on his door, singing the song he hated more than any song in the world and expected him to give them money. It had been worse when he was a kid, because his dad hated Christmas too, for the obvious reason (although Sam hadn’t realized it was the obvious reason until he was much older – back then, he just thought that his dad was as sick of the song as everybody else): it was a terrible reminder of how badly he had failed in his life.

Quite often people wanted to interview his father about “Santa’s Super Sleigh”, and they always used to ask what else he had written, and he would tell them, sometimes even play things, or show them records which featured another of his songs. They would look embarrassed, cluck sympathetically and tell him how hard it was for everyone who was famous for only one thing, a long time ago, and ask him whether the song had ruined his life, or made him wish he’d never written it. He would get angry, and tell them not to be so stupid and patronizing and insensitive, and when they had gone, he would complain bitterly that the song had ruined his life, and say he wished he’d never written it. One radio journalist even went away and made a series called One-Hit Wonders inspired completely by his interview with Charles Freeman, all about people who’d written one great book, or appeared in one film, or written one famous song; the journalist had had the cheek to ask him for another interview and, perhaps understandably, Sam’s father had refused.

So Christmas was the season of anger and recrimination. It was a season of presents by the chimney too, but even when he was nine Sam would gladly have swapped his toys and his Bat-mobiles for a little peace and goodwill.

But things changed. His father died, and then his mother, and he lost touch with his stepbrother and stepsister, who were old and dull anyway, and Christmas was usually spent with friends, or girlfriends’ families, and all that was left was “Santa’s Super Sleigh” and the cheques it carried to him through the snow. But that was more than enough. Sam had often wondered whether there was any other stupid song which contained, somewh ere deep within it, as much pain and despair and regret. He doubted it. He still felt he needed a stiff drink, or counseling, or a good cry, when he heard it in a department-store lift or in a supermarket in the weeks leading up to 25 December. Maybe there were others like him somewh ere.

He had no plans for this Christmas whatsoever. There was no girlfriend, and so there were girlfriend’s parents, and though he had friends on whom he could inflict himself, and he didn’t feel like it. He would sit at home and watch millions of films. Why not? He was as entitled to a break as anyone else, even if there was nothing to break from.

1. Christmas Tide starts as early as _____________.

a) November, 19th

b) November, 26th

c) July

d) August

2. Sam heard the performance of “Santa’s Super Sleigh” _____________.

a) in the street

b) in a supermarket

c) in the underground

d) in a music school

3. Sam’s father ______________.

a) hated Christmas presents

b) hated Christmas because of the song

c) hated people who knocked on their door

d) hated receiving guests at Christmas

4. Sam’s father was ______________

a) a famous musician

b) the author of a popular Christmas song

c) a radio journalist

d) a radio presenter

5. For Sam’s family Christmas was ___________.

a) a jolly time

b) time of anger and regret

c) time of good cry

d) time of deep thought

6. After his father died Sam _____________.

a) forgot all about the song

b) remembered him every year on 25 December

c) often visited his stepbrother and stepsister

d) still felt miserable when he heard the song

7. At Christmas Sam ______________.

a) always had great plans

b) spent time with his girlfriend

c) had no plans at all

d) went to the cinema

IV. Прочтите текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами 1 – 6. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям 1 – 6, в которых представлены возможные варианты слов. Укажите букву, выбранного вами слова.

As Good As It Looks

Did you ever want to know why the food in TV ads always looks 1_________? Did you ever wonder why it looks so much better on TV than it does in real life? The answer may surprise you. 2 __________ the tasty-looking food you see on TV is fake – or at least partly fake. There is no rule that says TV ads must show real food. Advertisers are free to add they want to make what they sell look good. Nothing 3____________ an advertiser from adding something 4_________ that would disgust people if they knew about it.

To make milk seem creamy and white, advertiser add sticky white glue to each glass! The dark steamy coffee in TV ads is no better. In a few ads, it has soap added to it to make it look bubby and fresh. One company even made its chicken look good and crispy by spraying it with brown paint. The nice roasted color made it look 5__________. But if you 6__________ the chicken closely, you would have seen a coat of oily paint all over it. So it’s not surprising that the food you make at home never looks as good as the food on TV. Maybe you need to add some paint or glue to your recipes!

1. A adequate B ideal C normal D satisfactory

2. A seldom B rare C often D most

3. A results B prevents C regards D cured

4. A accustomed B usual C smashed D strange

5. A luxurious B great C deadly D wealthy

6. A watched B discovered C inspected D repaired

V. Прочитайте текст. Преобразуйте слова, напечатанные заглавными буквами после номеров 1 – 6 так, чтобы они грамматически и лексически соответствовали содержанию текста. Заполните пропуски полученными словами. Каждый пропуск соответствует отдельному заданию группы 1 – 6.

The Oldest Road


The M1 road is the grandfather of the British motorway system. The southern section celebrated its silver jubilee in November 1984. Nowadays it is a mass of traffic with large numbers of trucks, and you need all your ___________ on the road. Not that this matters too much.



This part follows a ___________ route north from the capital, and the sights here are not at all special.



Only when you reach Bedfordshire, and the pace relaxes slightly, it is worth considering turning off. From there on you can find a lot of ___________ things to do.



The countryside isn’t spectacular, but it is almost always lovely and ____________ typical English shire country, with rolling hills, good walks and views,



interesting churches and ____________ country houses.



Further north, there is an interesting mixture of handsome market and industrial sites and ___________ country in the foothills of the Pennines.


Второй этап олимпиады проводится очно

Задания второго этапа

1. Тест по аудированию на понимание прослушанного текста.

2. Высказывание по теме.

Критерии оценивания выполнения задания устной части

1. Решение коммуникативной задачи (содержание).

2. Организация высказывания.

3. Языковое оформление высказывания.

4. Ответы на вопросы жюри.


Решение коммуникативной задачи (содержание)

Организация высказывания

Языковое оформление высказывания

Ответы на вопросы жюри


Коммуникативная задача выполнена полностью: содержание полно, точно и развёрнуто отражает все аспекты заявленной темы

(15-18 фраз)


Коммуникативная задача выполнена частично: один аспект не раскрыт (остальные раскрыты полно) ИЛИ один-два аспекта раскрыты неполно

(11-14 фраз)

Высказывание логично и имеет завершённый характер; имеются вступительная и заключительная фразы, соответствующие теме. Средства логической связи используются правильно

Используемый словарный запас, грамматические структуры, фонетическое оформление высказывания соответствуют поставленной задаче (допускается не более двух не грубых лексико-грамматических ошибок И/ИЛИ не более двух не грубых фонетических ошибок)

Аргументированно и полно отвечает на вопросы членов жюри; при необходимости умеет обратиться за разъяснениями И / ИЛИ запросить или уточнить необходимую информацию. Имеются незначительные нарушения правил речевого поведения, принятого в ситуациях официального общения


Коммуникативная задача выполнена не полностью: два аспекта темы не раскрыты (остальные раскрыты полно), ИЛИ все аспекты раскрыты неполно (8-10 фраз)

Высказывание в основном логично и имеет достаточно завершённый характер, НО отсутствует вступительная И / ИЛИ заключительная фраза, И / ИЛИ средства логической связи используются недостаточно

Используемый словарный запас, грамматические структуры, фонетическое оформление высказывания в основном соответствуют поставленной задаче (допускается не более четырёх лексико-грамматических ошибок, из них не более двух грубых) И / ИЛИ не более четырёх фонетических ошибок (из них не более двух грубых)


Коммуникативная задача выполнена менее чем на 50% : три и более аспектов содержания не раскрыты (6 и менее фраз )

Высказывание нелогично И / ИЛИ не имеет завершённого характера; вступительная и заключительная фразы отсутствуют; средства логической связи практически не используются

Понимание высказывания затруднено из-за многочисленных лексико-грамматических и фонетических ошибок (пять и более лексико-грамматических ошибок И / ИЛИ пять и более фонетических ошибок )

Обработка персональных данных осуществляется оператором с согласия субъектов персональных данных на основании Положения о защите персональных данных