Spotlight 8 Test 7 Module 7
Spotlight 8 Test 7 ОТВЕТЫ — контрольная работа № 7 по английскому языку в 8 классе с ответами из сборника контрольных заданий УМК серии «Английский в фокусе» для учащихся 8 класса общеобразовательных организаций. Авторы: Ю.Е. Ваулина и др./ М.: Просвещение. Цитаты из пособия указаны в учебных целях.
A Choose the correct word/phrase to fill in the gaps.
1 chat text
a) It’s annoying when people sit and ….. chat….. in the cinema. It really spoils the atmosphere of the film.
b) Bob decided to……. text………Mary and apologise to her, as he was too nervous to do it face to face.
2 advertisements announcements
a) It’s really annoying that nearly half the pages in this magazine are taken up by ……. advertisements……..of beauty products.
b) Haven’t you heard about the train strike tomorrow? There’ve been radio ……. announcements……. about it all morning.
3 report coverage
a) There will be a special …… report…. about the growing problem of global warming on TV tonight. Let’s watch and see what we can do to help.
b) Live ….. coverage…… of the flood showed a number of survivors being saved by helicopter rescue teams.
4 downloaded installed
a) My brother has …… installed …….an electronic dictionary on his computer.
b) Jane has ….. downloaded…….some great recipes from the Internet, and tries a different one every week.
5 temper mood
a) Don’t try and resolve your conflict with Mark now. He’s in a very bad …… mood………
b) When Tim saw the broken window, he lost his …… temper……..and started shouting.
6 gave away gave out
a) I don’t believe Jack …… gave away…… secret information about the company. There must be some mistake.
b) As soon as Mrs Tyler …… gave out……… our report cards, she asked us if we had any questions about our marks.
7 certificate degree
a) Before he can join the basketball team, Nick has to bring a medical …… certificate…… stating that there’s nothing wrong with his health.
b) Sam has helped the police department solve very difficult cases, as he has a ……. degree……. in Criminal Law.
8 grapevine headline
a) Have you read the …… headline……. in this morning’s paper? A lion escaped from the city zoo!
b) I heard through the …… grapevine…….that John is getting a promotion. Is that true?
В Fill in the missing word.
9 We found out the ….. • shocking…….. news of Bill’s illness yesterday.
10 Jane’s ……. • editor……told her to write an article on the state of the country’s schools for the following month’s issue of the magazine.
11 Mark got a part-time job as a reporter at the local news station, as he wants to start a career in the …… • media……….
12 Having the TV on while she’s studying has a very negative……. • impact………on Jane’s ability to concentrate.
13 In order to……………to the Internet you need a modem and a working telephone line.
14 Although he is being accused of……. • connect……., Peter insists that no part of his sociology paper has been copied from any other source.
15 TV networks should …….. • broadcast………. more educational programmes for children. There’s too much junk on TV nowadays.
16 The weather …… • forecast……. for tomorrow is predicting heavy rain. Maybe we should cancel our plans for a picnic.
17 Our teacher asked us to write a(n) …..• review…….. of our favourite film, as homework.
18 When the ……. • presenter…… started asking the actress personal questions, she threatened to leave in the middle of the show.
19 David couldn’t remember what time his geography class started, so he checked his ……… • timetable………to find out.
20 The TV station interrupted its regular programme to give the …… • breaking….. news of a hurricane approaching the country.
C Underline the correct item.
21 Should/May I have some information about Performing Arts universities in Britain, please?
22 You don’t have to/can’t attend university to get your diploma. There are long distance learning programmes online which can provide you with a very good education.
23 Sue can’t have/must have been at the party last night. She’s on holiday in Italy right now.
24 Karen may/has to leave school early tomorrow. She has a dentist appointment after school.
25 If Mary gets permission from her parents, she may/must study in France next year.
26 If you want to succeed in life, you should/need to work hard, and always keep to your goals.
27 Jane has a talent in writing. She needs to/should take part in the short story competition at school this month.
28 If your roommates are too noisy, you ought to/need to study at the student library. It’s quiet there.
29 George should have/must have studied a lot for the history exam. He got very high marks.
30 Students mustn’t/needn’t run in the school corridors. It’s against the rules.
D Fill in to, on, for, from, about.
31 Tim was absent…..FROM……..class yesterday, as he had the stomach flu.
32 Don’t worry….ABOUT……your new job. With the skills you have, I’m sure you’ll do very well.
33 Dan has so many personal problems that it’s difficult for him to concentrate …..ON…… his studies right now.
34 The bully at school is being mean…..TO….. a number of students. I’m going to report it immediately.
35 Bob always blames other people…..FOR…….. his mistakes. Maybe he should take responsibility for his own actions more often.
E Choose the correct response.
36 What’s the best way to do better in my exams ? E You could revise more often during the year.
37 How did you do in your maths test? A Pretty well.
38 I’ll try my best to pass the history test next time. D That’s the spirit!
39 Why don’t you get a full-time job and go to evening school? В That’s easier said than done.
40 Tom’s decided to postpone his studies for a year. C How come?
F Read the text and match the phrases (A to F) to the gaps (41 to 46). There is one extra phrase.
TAKING A BREAK IN THE WILD
Last summer, my friend Katie and I decided to go on a summer holiday together. We really needed to take
time away from work and our busy city schedules 41)…..D…… We both wished to something exciting and
challenging, but at the same time, we wanted our excursion to be a truly educational experience. Luckily, a colleague at work had told Katie about a holiday package which combined training in wildlife survival skills
along with nature exploration. The idea seemed appealing, 42)…..F…….
On the first day of the programme, we met our instructor, who told us to bear in mind that this was a
first-time experience for all the members in the group 43)….B…… which was quite a relief to hear. At the
start of the programme, we developed a deep understanding of plants and animals in the wild. After that,
we 44)…..E……. as well as recognise their particular eating habits and native habitats. We also learned how
to gather wild plants and prepare them for food or medicine.
During our last week, we mastered the art of building shelters out of trees and bushes, learned how to
locate clean water 45)……A….. We actually accomplished things we could never have imagined doing, and
most importantly, we discovered what a wide range of beautiful things nature has to offer us.
A and build fires just by rubbing two sticks together
В and that everyone could learn at their own pace
C but we weren’t very keen on the idea at first
D and do something different for a change E went on to learn how to identify different species of animals
F so we set off the following week for our exciting adventure
G Listen to the speakers and choose the correct answer for each question.
46 You will hear a teacher talking to her student about how to improve his marks. What advice does she give him?
A To revise more often. В To take part in a study group. C To take better notes.
47 You will hear a girl talking about doing homework. Which of the following is true?
A She studies best in the company of her classmates. В She finds it more relaxing to study in the evenings. C She studies some subjects best while listening to music.
48 You will hear a girl talking about her school subjects. Which subject will be more useful for her in the future?
A English В Biology C Arts
49 You will hear a young man talking about his experience of starting university. What did he find most difficult?
A Living away from home. В Working and studying at the same time. C Getting to know new people.
50 You will hear a teacher talking about computers in education. What is his opinion?
A There should be computers in the school library. В Computer skills aren 4 necessary for students. C He prefers more traditional ways of research.
Spotlight 8 Test 7 Module 7 ОТВЕТЫ — контрольная работа № 7 по английскому языку в 8 классе с ответами из сборника контрольных заданий УМК серии «Английский в фокусе» для учащихся 8 класса. Авторы: Ю.Е. Ваулина и др.