Контрольная работа №4 по английскому языку в 11 классе.

London taxi drivers

Read the article about taxi drivers in London.
Fill in the gaps with only one word
.

London taxi drivers know the capital 1_______ the back of their hands. Just jump into one of the city’s 22,000 distinctively-shaped cars and tell the driver your destination. No matter how small and difficult to find the street 2_____, the driver will be able to get you there 3________ any trouble.
The reason London taxi drivers are so professional 4_____ that they have all gone 5_____ a very difficult training period known 6_____ ‘the knowledge’ to get 7_______ special licence needed to drive taxis.
During this period, 8________ can take from two 9____ four years, the would-be taxi driver has 10_____ learn the 11____ direct route to every single road and to every important building in London. To achieve this, most learners go 12______ the city on small motorbikes, practising 13______ to move to and from different points of the city.
Learner drivers 14_____ not allowed to work and earn money as drivers. 15_________, many of them keep their previous jobs 16_____ they get their taxi-driving licence. The training period 17_____ cost quite a lot, because learners 18_____ to pay for their 19_____ expenses (getting around London using private transport), 20_____ tests they take and a medical exam.

Lexical – grammar test

1. COMPLETE THE SENTENCES USING CORRECT FORMS:

1 He made me (to do) it all over again.
2 If you want us (to get) there before dark you should let us (to start) at once.
3 Would you like me (to go) now?
4 I heard the door (to open) and saw a shadow (to move) across the floor.
5 I was not allowed (to take part) in the competition.

2. PARTICIPLE 1 OR 2:

1 Most people (to live) in Scotland are called Scots
2 I do not know what was in the (to burn) letter I did not read it
3 The news was so (to excite) that I could not stay at home longer.
4 (to walk) along the street I saw several (to destroy) houses.

3. OPEN THE BRACKETS AND PUT THE RIGHT FORM:

1. My elder brother (just , buy) a new CD player.
2. He (to play) records since eight o’clock this morning and he is driving me crazy.
3. The party (already, to start) by the time I arrived.
4. When I (to see) your friend , I (to let) her know about your arrival.
5 She (to drive) to school by her mother every day.
6. Mother said that Tom usually (to get up) at eight o’clock.

4. FILL IN THE PREPOSITION WHERE NECESSARY:

1. I would like to know what influenced ……. his decision.
2. He got angry and shouted ……… the top of his voice.
3. You can easily see her devotion …………. the family.
4. Granny is ill so I have to look ………. her.
5. Have you read any books ………. the history of Art ?
6. What mark did you get ………. English yesterday ?

5. TRANSLATE THE WORD IN THE BRACKETS:

1. We worked so (усердно) that he made himself ill.
2. If you want to be fit (делай) these exercises every morning.
3. You do not have to (ожидать) until you get home .
4. Try not (делать) mistakes in the test.

6. PLURAL OR SINGULAR. CHOOSE THE RIGHT ITEM.:

1. Your advices are (advice is) always welcome.
2. My sister is proud of her hair. It is (they are) long and shining.
3. I have much money. I do not know how to use them (it).
4. There were (there was) more and more bad news coming from Iraq.
5. We are looking for the police. Where is it (are they)?

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