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Олимпиада школьников «Путь к вершинам!»

Олимпиада школьников «Путь к вершинам!» проводится с целью развития творческих способностей и интереса к научной деятельности у талантливой молодежи; популяризации научных знаний; создания условий для интеллектуального развития и поддержки одаренных школьников; оказания содействия молодежи в профессиональной ориентации и выборе образовательных траекторий.

Победители и призеры Олимпиады школьников принимаются в АГУ для обучения по программам бакалавриата и программам специалитета по направлениям подготовки (специальностям), соответствующим профилю Олимпиады, без вступительных испытаний.

Олимпиада по английскому языку проводится в соответствии с требованиями программы по иностранному языку для абитуриентов, который сводится к умению:

- читать и понять незнакомый текст;

-выразить свои мысли по поводу прочитанного в монологической и диалогической форме;

-высказать или вести диалог на темы близкие к изученным в школе;

-пользоваться программным материалом по грамматике.

Во время устной беседы абитуриент имеет возможность продемонстрировать степень развития коммуникативных умений.

Беседа носит личностный характер и учитывает социальный опыт абитуриента.



Артикль. Общее понятие об употреблении артикля.

Имя существительное. Образование множественного числа. Форма притяжательного падежа. Сочетание существительных с предлогами, выражающими некоторые значения падежей русского языка.

Имя прилагательное. Образование степеней сравнения (общие правила и особые случаи).

Имя числительное. Количественные и порядковые числительные.

Местоимения. Личные, притяжательные, неопределенные, вопросительные, относительные и указательные местоимения.

Глагол. Личные формы глагола. Употребление глаголов to have, to be, to do; should, would как самостоятельных и вспомогательных глаголов. Употребление глагола be как глагола связки. Употребление глаголов to be и to have в модальном значении. Вспомогательные глаголы shall, will.

Модальные глаголы can, may, must.

Система глагольных времен по группам Indefinite, Continuous, Perfect, Active Voice.

Образование Passive Voice. Употребление глаголов в Present, Past, Future Indefinite Tense Passive Voice; Present, Past Continuous Tense Passive Voice; Present, Past Perfect Tense Passive Voice.

Сослагательное наклонение (Subjunctive). Типы нереальных условных предложений в английском языке.

Повелительное наклонение. Неличные формы глагола (Infinitive, Participle, Gerund). Их функции в предложении.

Наречие. Наиболее употребительные наречия. Степени сравнения наречий.

Предлог. Наиболее употребительные предлоги.

Союз. Наиболее употребительные сочинительные и подчинительные союзы.

Словообразование. Основные способы словообразования существительных, прилагательных, глаголов, наречий. Важнейшие суффиксы и префиксы.




Простое предложение. Нераспространенное и распространенное предложения.

Главные члены предложения. Способы выражения подлежащего. Виды сказуемого (глагольное, простое, составное глагольное и именное). Второстепенные члены предложения. Порядок слов в утвердительном, вопросительном и отрицательном предложениях.

Сложносочиненное и сложноподчиненное предложения. Наиболее употребительные виды придаточных предложений.


Образец олимпиадных заданий по английскому языку

Абхазский Государственный Университет

Олимпиада «Путь к вершинам»

Вариант 6




I.                Прочитайте рассказ и выполните задания 1-7. В каж­дом задании обведите цифру 1, 2, 3 или 4, соответствующую вы­бранному вами варианту ответа.


In a first-class carriage of a train speeding Balkanward two Britons sat in friendly, fitful converse. They had first foregathered in the cold grey dawn at the frontier line, where the presiding eagle takes on an extra head and Teuton lands pass from Hohenzollern to Habsburg. After a day's break of their journey at Vienna the travellers had again foregathered at the train side and paid one another the compliment of settling instinctively into the same carriage. The elder of the two was a wine businessman. The other was certainly a journalist. Neither man was talkative and each was grateful to the other for not being talkative. That is why from time to time they talked.

One topic of conversation naturally thrust itself forward in front of all others. In Vienna the previous day they had learned of the mysterious vanishing of a world-famous picture from the Louvre.

'A dramatic disappearance of that sort is sure to produce a crop of imitations,' said the Journalist.

'I was thinking of the spiriting away of human beings rather than pictures. In particular I was thinking of the case of my aunt, Crispina Umberleigh.'

'I remember hearing something of the affair,' said the Journalist, 'but I was away from England at the time. I never quite knew what was supposed to have happened. '

'You may hear what really happened if you respect it as a confidence,' said the Wine Merchant. 'In the first place I may say that the disappearance of Mrs. Umberleigh was not regarded by the family entirely as bereavement. My uncle, Edward Umberleigh, was not by any means a weak-kneed individual, in fact in the world of politics he had to be reckoned as a strong man, but he was unmistakably dominated by Crispina. Some people are born to command. Mrs. Umberleigh was born to legislate, codify, administrate, censor, license, ban, execute, and sit in judgement generally. From the kitchen regions upwards everyone in the household came under her despotic sway and stayed there with the submissiveness of molluscs involved in a glacial epoch. Her sons and daughters stood in mortal awe of her. Their studies, friendships, diet, amusements, religious observances, and way of doing their hair were all regulated and ordained according to the august lady's will and pleasure.

This will help you to understand the sensation of stupefaction, which was caused in the family when she unobtrusively and inexplicably vanished. It was as though St. Paul 's Cathedral or the Piccadilly Hotel had disappeared in the night, leaving nothing but an open space to mark where it had stood.

As far as it was known, nothing was troubling her; in fact there was much before her to make life particularly well worth living. The youngest boy had come back from school with an unsatisfactory report, and she was to have sat in judgement on him the very afternoon of the day she disappeared. Then she was in the middle of a newspaper correspondence with a rural dean in which she had already proved him guilty of heresy, inconsistency, and unworthy quibbling, and no ordinary consideration would have induced her to discontinue the controversy. Of course the matter was put in the hands of the police, but as far as possible it was kept out of the papers, and the generally accepted explanation of her withdrawal from her social circle was that she had gone into a nursing home. ' 'Couldn't your uncle get hold of the least clue?'

'As a matter of fact, he had received some information, though of course I did not know of it at the time. He got a message one day telling him that his wife had been kidnapped and smuggled out of the country; she was said to be hidden away, on one of the islands off the coast of Norway I think she was in comfortable surroundings and well cared for. And with the information came a demand for money; a lump sum of 2000 pounds was to be paid yearly. Failing this she would be immediately restored to her family. '

The Journalist was silent for a moment, and then began to laugh quietly.

'It was certainly an inverted form of holding to ransom, ' he said. 'Did your uncle succumb to it?'

'Well, you see, for the family to have gone back into the Crispina thraldom after having tasted the delights of liberty would have been a tragedy, and there were even wider considerations to be taken into account. Since his bereavement, he had unconsciously taken up a far bolder and more initiatory line in public affairs, and his popularity and influence had increased correspondingly. All this he knew would be jeopardised if he once more dropped into the social position of the husband of Mrs. Umberleigh. Of course, he had severe qualms of conscience about the arrangement. Later on, when he took me into his confidence, he told me that in paying the ransom he was partly influenced by the fear that if he refused it, the kidnappers might have vented their rage and disappointment on their captive. It was better, he said, to think of her being well cared for as a highly-valued paying-guest on one of the Lofoden Islands than to have her struggling miserably home in a maimed and mutilated condition. Anyway he paid the yearly instalment as punctually as one pays fire insurance. And then, after a disappearance of more than eight years, Crispina returned with dramatic suddenness to the home she had left so mysteriously. '

'She had given her captors the slip?'

'She had never been captured. Her wandering away had been caused by a sudden and complete loss of memory. She usually dressed rather in the style of a superior kind of charwoman, and it was not so very surprising that she should have imagined that she was one. She had wandered as far afield as Birmingham, and found fairly steady employment there, her energy and enthusiasm in putting people's rooms in order counterbalancing her obstinate and domineering characteristics. It was the shock of being patronisingly addressed as 'my good woman' by a curate who was disputing with her where the stove should be placed in a parish concert hall that led to the sudden restoration of her memory.'

'But, ' exclaimed the Journalist, 'the Lofoden Island people! Who had they got hold of?' 'A purely mythical prisoner. It was an attempt in the first place by someone who knew something of the domestic situation to bluff a lump sum out of Edward Umberleigh before the missing woman turned up. Here is Belgrad and another custom house. '


(Adapted from 'The

A1 The two Britons in a first-class carriage were


1) fellow travellers.

2) 2) friends.

3) 3) colleagues.      

4) 4) acquaintances.


A2When Mrs. Umberleigh disappeared, all the family


1)     felt a sense of loss.

2)     regarded it entirely as bereavement.

3)     were extremely surprised.

4)     suffered a lot.


A3The narrator considered Mrs. Umberleigh to be


1) sympathetic.   

2) domineering.

3) kind to her relatives.

4) the heart of the family.



     A4 On the day of her disappearance, Mrs. Umberleigh


1) wrote a letter to a rural dean.

2)    went to a nursing home.

3)    spent the afternoon with her son.

4)    sent for the police.


     A5 Umberleigh's husband paid 2000 pounds yearly mainly because


1) he was afraid that the kidnappers would do harm to his wife.

2)    he wanted his wife to be well cared for.

3)    he did not want to put at risk his political career.

4)    he believed she would be happy on one of the Lofoden Islands.


     A6Mrs. Umberleigh disappeared because


1) she went abroad.

2)     she went into a nursing home.

3)     she was kidnapped.

4)     she had a sudden loss of memory.


     A7During her absence Mrs. Umberleigh


1) worked for charity.

2)    lived happily.

3)    cleaned people's houses.

4) assisted a curate.







II.             Завершите предложения, выбирая подходящее слово или фразу.


1. He is French, he comes ... the South of France.


            a) in               b) to            c) from         d) of


2. What ... he do for a living?


           a) do               b) is             c) are         d) does

3. They ... start selling the product in Hungary next year.


          a) going to       b) are going   c) are going to        d) going

4. ... women over there all speak Chinese.


         a) that               b) this           c) those        d) these


5. Where before you moved to Mexico?


        a) you did live b) had you lived    c) you lived    d) lived you


6. A typist is someone who ... letters and reports.


        a) types             b) type             c) is typing          d) are typing


7. The conference will finish ... four o'clock.


          a) to                 b) on                c) in               d) at


8. How ... does it cost to fly to New York by Concorde?


         a) many            b) much          c) far              d) a lot


9. Last year inflation was tremendous, and the prices ... .


        a) raised           b) rise               c) arise         d) rose


10. I look forward ... from you soon.


        a) to hear          b) hear             c) hearing       d) to hearing


11. My boss wanted ... late because there was so much work to do.


        a) that I work    b) that I worked   c) I worked    d) me to work


12. Our manager left ... a new job.


        a) to get         b) for get         c) for getting         d) for to get


13. Would you let me have a copy of your report as soon

as you ... it, please?


         a) will finish    b) will have finished    c) finish       d) finished


14. I would like you ... me when you are coming to morrow.


       a) to say          b) to speak         c) talk         d) to tell


15. Luckily the advertisements were ready ... time for the exhibition.


      a) into             b) in              c) at             d) in the


16. Let's buy a bar of chocolate and a carton of yoghurt, ... ?


        a) will we       b) don't we     c) shall we       d) do we


17. When Richard arrived at the boutique, his wife ... home.


    a) had already gone   b) has already gone    c) already went    d) have already gone


18. I would like some grapes for dessert. Will you buy ... ?


      a) it             b) its           c) they            d ) them


19. Tom found a gold .. when he was travelling in Scotland.


          a) music          b) mind          c) watch          d) work


20. Do you think one should be ... to be able to survive in modern life?


          a) through          b) though      c) tough        d) thorough


















The Changing City

When Nelly returned to her native city after four years at the University she ____________(understand) l that many things ________________(change).2 The first night at home she ________________(go)3 for a walk ______________(accompany)4 by a friend of hers. The girls _______________(see)5 many people ________________(have)6 walks with their children. "___________(Look)7!" Nelly suddenly ____________(cry).8 "A new bridge _______________(appear)9 here! When it _____________(build) 10 ?" Nelly's friend ___________________(not expect) ll her ___________________(be) 12 so excited) "You ___________________(see), 13 " she said) "It _________________(be)14 our new MP's policy. They __________________(build)15 a lot of new things at the moment. You ___________________(remember)16 Mr Perking's old barn? A new garage __________________(build)17 in its place. It ____________________(not finish)18 yet, but I think when they __________________(finish)19 it, _________________ it (be)20 the biggest garage in the city." Nelly ______________(shake)21 her head in disbelief. "It always ______________(be)22 so difficult _____________(make)23 the City Council _________________(do)24 anything in the field of construction," she said) She ________________(remember)25 how old-fashioned her city _____________(be)26 before and ___________(realize)27 he __________(like)28 the changes she _____________(see).29 She hoped she(see)30 more attractive changes in the near future.






III.           Переведите предложения на английский язык.


1.                                Он считает, что она самая добрая, самая милая, самая замечательная женщина в мире. 2. — Девочке пришлось сказать неправду, не так ли? — Да, брат заставил ее сделать это. З. Я просмотрела все журналы, но не нашла статью, которая меня интересует. 4. Он сообщил своим друзьям, что прекрасно прошел интервью и будет теперь работать в большой компании. 5. Мне бы хотелось, чтобы ты понаблюдала, как всходит солнце. б. Об этом писателе сейчас очень много говорят. Он так талантлив! 7. Не знаю, что надеть. Погода меняется каждый час. Такая погода раздражает меня! 8. Ты права! Ее волосы действительно очень красивы, они длинные и блестящие. 9. — Сколько вам требуется времени, чтобы добраться до станции метро? — Мне требуется 5 минут автобусом или полчаса пешком. 10. — Можно мне взять ваш учебник? — Да, но вы не должны никому его отдавать. — Нет необходимости говорить мне это. Я и сам это понимаю.








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