Guinness is produced: Britain, Nigeria, Malaysia
What are the most popular drinks in Ireland?:beer and whiskey
What does the word ‘yeast’ mean: you need it to make a dough for bread
What is another interesting Irish drink except whiskey and Guinness?:Irish coffee
Who is Grant?:general of the army
Oscar Wilde is a famous English writer of the 19th century, Oscar Wilde was bom in Dublin, Ireland, in 1854. His mother wrote poetry, and she taught him to love literature.
He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford Soon after leaving university his first volume of poetry, «Patience” was published
Oscar Wilde married Constance Lloyd in 1884 and the couple had two sons. When the boys were children Wilde wrote fairy stories for them that were later published as ’’The Happy Prince and Other Tales» (1888).
«The Picture of Dorian Gray» is a novel about: the man who was always young and his picture grew old and ugly
According to the text: Oscar Wilde had good education
In 1900: Wilde got sick and died
Which of his novel made him one of the outstanding writers in Great Britain: «The Importance of Being Earnest»
Wilde was imprisoned because: Wilde lost the case against Marquis of Queensberry
Every year I work at a summer camp for kids and I r eally enjoy seeing the children doing things they never thought they could do Nearly all the kids know how to swim and play table — tennis before they come, but things like rock climbing are new experiences for most Some of them are very nervous, but after a bit encouragement, they agree to try and they all get to the top in the end, which makes them feel great. The kids stay several weeks and some do miss home.
What does the writer say about rock climbing at the camp?:Some children find it more enjoyable than they expected to
What does the writer think about some parents?:they don’t need to keep on phoning the camp
What is the writer trying to do in the text?:explain what it is like for children at a summer camp
What surprises the writer about the children who stay at the camp?:they seem grateful for their experience here
Which postcard might a child at the camp send home?:I was annoyed when they suggested I put on old jeans, but I guess they were right
On 28 August 2005, the US government told everyone in New Orleans to leave the city. Scientists had been studying a hurricane in the Guff of Mexico. It was moving towards city. The US government had been preparing for a hurricane in New Orleans for a number of years and had already decided on a plan to get people out. People were able to leave the city quickly by using both sides of certain roads.When Hurricane Katrina hit the city on 29 August, many people had already left. However, the government had not been ready for the large number of people who couldn’t, or didn’t, leave. More than 1,800 people died and tens of thousands of people lost their homes when winds of 125 miles per hour hit the city. It was one of the worst disasters in the history of the United States. After the hurricane, around 80 % New Orleans was under water.
A sentence in the Past Perfect Tense: Many people had already left
A true answer:When Hurricane hit the city many people had already left
Give the title to this story. How do you call it?:accident in New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina was moving towards…………..: New Orleans
The US government had been preparing for a hurricane: for many years
Wolfgang Mozart is a famous Austrian composer. Mozart was bom in 1756 Saltsburg. His father, a violin stand composer noticed wonderful talent of his s and taught him how to play musical instruments and to compose.
Being 4 years old Mozart played the clavier. When he was 5 or 6 years old he started composing music. At the age of 8—9 Mozart created his first svmnhomes and at the age of 10—11 his first creations for musical theatre When he was 6 years old his father decided to take him and her sister to the big cities of Eurone. Two children gave concerts in Germany, Austria, France England and’ Switzerland. The audience was delighted to see such a small boy playing the clavier.
Mozart was at the age………..when his first concert occurred: six years old
What does the phrase ‘to be delighted’ mean?:admire somebody or something
What is the reason of his death?:disease and poverty
What year did he die?:in 1791
Where was Mozart bom?:in Austria
Halloween name applied to the evening of October 31, preceding the Christiaan feast of’Hallowmas, Allhallows, or All Saints’ Day. The observances connected with Halloween are thought to have originated among the ancient who believed that on that evening, Saman, the lord of the dead, called forth hosts of evil spirits. The Druids customarily lit great fires on Halloween, annarentlv for the purpose of warding off all these spirits.
“Halloween”……………….: is the day of All Saints
The Druids lit great fires on Halloween, for the purpose of…………: warding off all spirits
The most popular activity on Halloween is…………: trick-or-treating
What methods of fortunetelling do you know?:the person who found the coin would become wealthy
Why do people carve jack-о’- lantens out of pumpkins?:they are hallowed-out pumpkins with face carved into one side
April in Australia is…….month: autumn
Australia is approximately equal in area with……….: the USA (excluding Hawaii and Alaska)
The capital of Australia is…………..: Canberra
The main industry of Australia is…………: mining
There are………states in Australia: six