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Международный конкурс по иностранным языкам Лингвистёнок     ЛИНГВИСТЁНОК

ЗАДАНИЕ 1

_____ experience of working in an office environment is essential for this job.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 2

Which instrument has keys, pedals and strings?

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ЗАДАНИЕ 3

In the following group there is one noun that we cannot use in the phrase, either for reasons of meaning or collocation. Choose the one that doesn’t fit. A point of _____.

1. honour       2. question       3. order       4. light       5. view

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ЗАДАНИЕ 4

Complete the sentences

A newspaper makes its money from the price people pay for it and also from the _____ it carries.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 5

Match each sentence on the left with a sentence of related meaning on the right.

1. Stop kidding yourself А. Why am I so stupid?
2. Pull yourself together. B. Stop deluding yourself.
3. I could kick myself. C. Get a grip on yourself?
4. Don’t belittle yourself. D. Stop putting on an act.
5. Be yourself. E. Don’t put yourself down so much.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 6

I _____ the meeting to him the other day. I wonder why he didn’t turn up.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 7

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 8

Match the first halves of sentences with the second halves and connect them with one of the linking words listed below.

While, on, now that, the minute, once

1. I understand why you don’t like her

2. I think I must have dropped my keys

3. She was bound to contact the police

4. He phoned his wife immediately

5. I began to enjoy the novel

a. I had read the first few chapters.

b. hearing the result of the tests.

c. I was walking to work this morning.

d. I’ve finally met her.

e. she discovered her diamonds missing.

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ЗАДАНИЕ 9

In which country is the world's highest waterfall located?

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ЗАДАНИЕ 10

Choose the correct option.

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