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Международный конкурс по иностранным языкам Лингвистёнок     ЛИНГВИСТЁНОК

ЗАДАНИЕ 1

Complete the sentences

You are standing in front of a shop window and admiring the ______.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 2

Triton is a moon of which planet?

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ЗАДАНИЕ 3

Match the five sentences with the most appropriate response.

1. Will it be all right to borrow his paper?

2. Thanks for putting me up at such short notice.

3. Would they care to put us on a three-day working week?

4. They are finally going to get married then.

5. Sorry, we have decided to give the job to Anna and not you.

А. That’s all right, dear.

B. I should think so.

C. That’s that, then.

D. I sincerely hope not.

E. So it seems.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 4

Choose the correct option.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 5

Napoleon was finally defeated at Waterloo. If you “meet your Waterloo”, it means ____.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 6

Complete the sentences

I wasn’t properly dressed for the party and felt ______ my appearance.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 7

Match the columns

1) acre a) 1…= 2,54 centimetres
2) mile b) 1…= 0,3048 metre
3) yard c) 1…= 0,9144 metre
4) foot d) 1…= 1,60935 metres
5) inch e) 1…= 0,405 hectare

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ЗАДАНИЕ 8

The differences between the following adjectives are often based on collocation as much as meaning. Match each of the adjectives on the left with a collocating noun on the right.

1. illegitimate А. killing
2. illegal B. child
3.illicit C. advice
4.unlawful D. pleasures
5. legal E. substances

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ЗАДАНИЕ 9

Choose the correct translation.

My uncle wrote his car off last week.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 10

Nowadays people are very sensitive not to offend women, poor people, the old and various minority groups. The careful language used to refer to such people is called “politically correct”. Guess the meaning of the expression “vertically disadvantaged”.

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