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B There is going to be a book presentation on Friday
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D Members may download items to their own devices.
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F The library is open every day.
G A new club might open soon.H A book sale is scheduled on Saturday
43529255905505
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2095503524251
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4467225-15240000
2381251955802
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19050020294604
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1905001530353
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2095501409706
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What can you learn from these notices?
A There are language courses available in the library.
B There is going to be a book presentation on Friday
C Readers can subscribe to get library messages as SMS.
D Members may download items to their own devices.
E There is a way to prevent forgetting to return library books.
F The library is open every day.
G A new club might open soon.H A book sale is scheduled on Saturday
Task I. Read the text. Some words are missing from the text. Choose the correct answer (A, B, C, D) for each gap (1-12) in the text.
If you think the typical white-dress, big party kind of wedding is the standard (0 ) __the world, you are in for a surprise. Wedding traditions (1 )__enormously around the world, and what we consider standard can be unusual not too far away. Here are some examples of unusual wedding traditions around the world.
Chinese wedding traditions date back thousands (2) __ years. While other parts of Asia have seen Western influence, China has remained more traditional and still follows some strict wedding traditions and etiquette. The marriage proposal itself is a big affair, and it is often conducted in writing. There is also an old tradition of setting the marriage bed the day before the wedding ceremony. The bed is (3 )__in a particular augural position by a chosen men and woman; preferably people who already have children, as this would be a good omen for the new couple.
In China, every new couple needs to go to a park to have a video made before the evening party starts. If a new couple meets ( 4 ) __ a park, the bride and bridegroom should (5 ) __a new handkerchief and wish each other good luck. It has to be red and have a picture of mandarin ducks. Because ducks always stay together, it means they will stay together. We have this custom so they share happiness and congratulate each other. Traditionally, the more happiness you share, the more good luck you get. So, don’t forget to prepare these handkerchiefs (6)__hand when you are going to get married.
Wedding traditions in India are even more closely followed. The formal engagement of a couple is finalized (7)__the parents, who then take an important part on the actual wedding ceremony too. Groom and bride exchange wedding bands as a sign of commitment long before the actual wedding takes place. Other wedding traditions include the painting (8 ) __hands and feet with henna and a special religious ceremony held the night before the actual wedding, in which a small stalk is planted in the garden as a celebration of the new life for the couple.
The bride traditionally (9)__red (white signifies death in our culture) and the groom wears a traditional cream colored long coat called an etchkin with a red turban. The father of the bride joins the bride to the groom (10)__handing her one end of a cloth that is held by the groom. The groom leads the bride 4 times around our holy book with the help of the bride’s brothers and cousins. After the fourth round the couple are considered married. Priests give blessings and advise the couple on how to live and love in their new lives together. The couple is two bodies with one soul...
A Japan wedding has a typical ceremony. A couple drinks Japanese rice wine (11)__a priest. First, the bride drinks the wine from a small cup. Next, the bride passes the cup to the groom and he also drinks the wine from the cup. They try to drink wine three times. This ceremony means that they promise to be dedicated each other.
Many young people get married western style in Korea. That is, women wear a short dress, and men wear a new western suit. The bride throws her wedding bouquet back over her shoulder, and the girl who catches it is the one who is going to get married next. After the wedding ceremony is finished, the bride and bridegroom change (12)__Korean traditional clothes and bow to their parents and elder relatives. Then, the parents and older relatives give them many nuts, Jujube, and some money. Nuts and Jujube mean they will have children, and they wish the bride and bridegroom a happy marriage.
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Task II. Read the text below. Choose from (A—H) the one which best fits each space (17—22). There are two choices you do not need to use.
FLOODING: DEVASTATING FLOODS AND HEAVY RAINS
Climate change has contributed to a rise in extreme weather events, including higherintensity hurricanes in the North Atlantic and heavier rainfalls across the country. Scientists project that climate change (17)___________ , putting many communities at risk for devastation from floods.
Flooding can cause (18) _________ , including death and injury, contaminated drinking water, hazardous material spills, increased populations of disease-carrying insects and rodents, moldy houses, and community disruption and displacement.
As rains become heavier, streams, rivers, and lakes can overflow, increasing the risk of water-borne pathogens flowing into drinking water sources. Downpours can also damage critical infrastructure (19) _________ , triggering sewage overflows that can spread into local waters.
Cities where older sewer systems carry sewage and rain water in the same pipes, (20) _________ . During heavy rains, these pipes cannot handle the volume of stormwater and wastewater, and untreated sewage is often discharged into local waters (21) _________ .
Exposure to pathogens from sewage and unclean water can sicken vulnerable communities with illnesses (22) _________.
A will increase the frequency of heavy rainstorms
B where people swim and play
C like sewer and solid waste systems
D which cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, headache, and fever
E are at greater risk for sewage spills
F including where your family will stay in case of flooding
G protected your family from floods and related illnesses
H a range of health impacts and risks
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Task III. Read the text below. For questions (23—32) choose the correct answer (A, B, C or D).
PLANNING A VISIT TO ALCATRAZ ISLAND
Alcatraz is one of San Francisco’s most popular visitor attractions and its tours frequently sell out a week or more (23) _________ . Tickets are rarely available at the Box Office for the same-day sailings.
During tours to «The Rock», the infamous former federal penitentiary, the National Park Service (24) _________ ranger programmes, a captioned orientation video with historical footage, and an award-winning audio tour of the prison Cellhouse with actual interviews of (25) _________ guards and inmates, (26) _________ in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
It’s a short cruise out to the former home of Al Capone and George «Machine Gun» Kelley. The walk to the Cellhouse is steep on (27) _________ pavement. SEAT (Sustainable Easy Access Transport) is available for wheelchair users and visitors (28) _________ to walk the quarter mile, 12 % grade hill.
It’s (29) _________ the effort, for Alcatraz features spectacular (30) _________ of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. From late September until mid-February, when bird-nesting season begins, you can hike (31) _________ the Agave Trail to the water’s edge and walk through a protected bird sanctuary. The (32) _________ of the tour is 2 to 3 hours.
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24 reveals presents releases shows
25 later known former so-called
26 accessible available approachable affable
27 founderous ragged uneven irregular
28 unabled enabled enable unable
29 deserves well worth cost valuable
30 looks sights views aspects
31 across along beside next to
32 long along length stretch
Task IV. Read the text below. For questions (33—42) choose the correct answer (A, B, C or D).
ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Universal’s Islands of Adventure, commonly (33) ________ as Islands of Adventure, is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida. It opened on May 28, 1999, along with CityWalk as part of an expansion that converted Universal Studios Florida into the Universal Orlando Resort. The slogan for this theme park is «Live the Adventure».
The park’s overall theme is that of a journey of exploration, where guests depart from the main port to visit six other distinctly themed islands, all (34) _________ adventure. On June 18, 2010, the seventh island, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter officially opened in the park, its largest investment since opening. In 2011, Islands of Adventure hosted approximately 7,8 million guests, ranking it (35) _________among the United States parks and tenth worldwide.
Like Universal Studios Florida next door, Islands of Adventure (36) _________ itself to Universal’s own library. In fact, with the exception of The Lost Continent, Port of Entry, and Jurassic Park, the remaining park areas (37) _________on characters licensed from rival studios, many of whom did not own theme parks of their own. Some of these include Seuss Landing, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Toon Lagoon and Marvel Super Hero Island.
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34 emphasized emphasizing emphasize will emphasize
35 sixth the sixth six the six
36 didn’t limit hadn’t limited have not limited has not limited
37 based are based base bases
The Beatles were an English rock band (38) _________ in Liverpool in 1960. Their best-known lineup, consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, became the greatest and (39) _________ act of the rock era, introducing more innovations into popular music than any other rock band of the 20th century. Rooted in skiffle and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later (40) _________ several genres, ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic rock, often incorporating classical elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as «Beatlemania», but as their songwriting grew in sophistication, they came (41) _________ by many fans and cultural observers as an embodiment of the ideals shared by the (42) _________sociocultural revolutions.
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39 more influential most influential much influential mostly influential
40 utilizing have utilized utilized were utilizing
41 to perceive perceived be perceived to be perceived
42 era’s era eras eras’

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