Контрольная работа 5 Вариант 4
Дата сдачи: Апрель 2012
I. Переведите на русский язык, установив функцию инфинитива.
Пример. The aim of the expedition was to reach India – Целью экспедиции было добраться до Индии. To reach - Indefinite, Active, часть сказуемого
I. To meet the increased demand for industrial goods, a great number of new shop's have been opened.
2. I remember your promise not to talk of it.
3. To visit this museum is necessary.
4. Andrew was the third to go in for interview.
II. При переводе на русский язык данных предложений подумайте, как правильно передать смысл, выраженный английским инфинитивом.
1. He went to Africa to die of malaria.
2. For him to become a good teacher will take much time.
3. He returned to his motherland never to leave it again.
4. They went to the club to be joined by the young artist they had met at the studio.
III. В коротком рассказе "The Shorter the Better" найдите три предложения с объективным инфинитивным оборотом (Complex Object). Выпишите их и переведите.
The Shorter the Better
A famous English doctor hated to hear his patients speak about their illnesses. He always asked them to be brief and to the point. Once a woman who had burnt her hand came to consult him. She did her best to be laconic. She showed the doctor her hand and said, "A bum."
"A compress, was the doctor's reply. The next day the woman came again and said, "Better." "The same," replied the doctor. A week later the woman came and asked, "Your fee?" "None," said doctor. "I'd like all my patients to be as sensible as you are, madam."
IV. Переведите данные предложения, содержащие субъектный инфинитивный оборот (Complex Subject).
При переводе обратите внимание на видовременную форму инфинитива.
1. She is said to have checked out.
2. He seems to have been speaking for quite a while.
3. This young man turned out to be an attentive and careful husband.
4. Do they happen to be having an English class now?
V. Переведите письменно текст.
Помните о переводе инфинитива и инфинитивных оборотов в зависимости от функции в предложении.
The Telephone and the Post-Office
The telephone saves much time by enabling people to talk to one another over great distances. If you want to telephone fr om a public phone you drop money in the slot, pick up the receiver and dial the number. If the number you need is engaged you hear a frequent high tone buzzing. If it is free the person whom you are calling answers.
If you want to buy stamps, send letters, parcels, telegrams or money orders, you go to the post-office. When you want to send a letter, you must write the address on the envelope and stick the required stamps on it. But it is not necessary to go to a post-office to post it. In all cities and towns there are post-boxes. Regular letters may be dropped in any of these post-boxes. To send a postcard you don't need an envelope. .
Most packages called parcels are sent by railway. Parcels' postage depends upon the weight and the distance they must be sent.
Money orders can be sent by post or by telegraph. The telegraph money orders reach the addressee much quicker.
VI. Ответьте письменно на вопрос к тексту.
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Places to see in London
There are many places in London which are connected with historical events, the famous British Museum and the Tower of London are among them.
We know many scientists to have spent much time in the reading-rooms of the British Museum, wh ere the rich library gave them the possibility for extensive scientific study and research. Everybody praises the catalogue of the reading-room there. There are many halls to be visited there and in each there is a special collection of rare and valuable objects. The British Museum is known to be wonderful place indeed.
To see the most interesting place in all the British Isles from the historical point of view, you should visit London Tower. It was known to be a palace and a fortress many years ago. Later we know it to be the most gloomy prison in the world. It covers 13 acres and looks like a series of connected castles, the ancient White Tower built by William the Conqueror being the largest one.
VI. Ответьте письменно на вопрос к тексту.
What is the most interesting place in Britain from the historical point of view?