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«1. You want to get away from the noise of the city traffic. You would also like your children to grow up in a good neighbourhood with a park, shops ...»

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Despite her ……… (2) Keira Knightley is a modest girl. Fame at such an ……… (3) age can make people snobbish but not Keira. She ……… (4) about what people think about her. She admits she is still amazed when she meets ……… (5) actors. But Keira does love being famous. She even stood next to the ……… (6) for Love Actually so that people would recognize her.

To become a full-time ……… (7), Keira had to give up studying at school. She has ……… (8) to be a famous actor since she was three years old. Her parents, who are both actors, agreed to help her find acting jobs, but only if she worked hard at school. Her parents were amazed when she started ……..… (9) roles. When Keira first went to Hollywood, she found it both scary and exciting. She was worried that the glamorous lifestyle of Hollywood would make her overtired and ………… (10).

But it’s to her credit that a lot of money and fame didn’t change her much and though she ………..

(11) more money than she could ever spend, Keira is quite stingy. She says that she needs to be careful with ……… (12) in case the acting jobs stop coming up. Thankfully, there doesn’t seem much danger of that happening.

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 Read the text and fill the gaps with one of the following: an article, a preposition, a conjunction or a relative pronoun. Note that in each space you should insert only ONE word.

 Write the answers on the answer sheet. Do not copy any words from the text on the answer sheet.

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I received another letter from my daughter, Maria, today …….… (1) which she tells me all about her first impressions of living and studying ……… (2) Britain. The first thing she says in ……….. (3) letter is that she is settling down quite nicely. After her first week, she was complaining ……… (4) the weather was cold and the people were unfriendly. Indeed, she wondered why it always seemed to be dark ………. (5) whether the British people ever saw the sun. Now in her letter she says that she has got used to the ‘British’ weather. She also says that, although she is enjoying doing drama ……….. (6) the university, she still finds the social life ……… (7) bit boring. I warned her before she left not to expect life in Britain to be ……… (8) exciting as it is here. I explained that most pubs …...… (9) cafes close at eleven and people go home. Maria told me in her first letter, ……… (10) I received a week ago, that she had made friends with someone ……… (11) Spain, who had also come to Britain to study. We were pleased to hear this. In fact I had advised her to make as many friends as she could because I believe this is ……… (12) best way to avoid feeling lonely and to overcome culture shock.

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 Read the texts and put the verbs in brackets in the correct form.

 Write your answers on the answer sheet. Do not copy words from the text on the answer sheet.

A.

When my friend Sandro was five years old, he and his family had one of the most strange New Year Days I (1) ………………………. (ever/hear) about. On 31st December my friend and his parents (2) ………………………. (decide) to buy a New Year tree. It was late already but still the market was full of people. Sandro and his father were trying to get a big New Year tree, while his mother and grandmother (3) ………………………. (lay) the table at home. His father was very enthusiastic about buying a tree and (4) ………………………. (run) from one shop to another to choose the best one. He was so excited that he completely (5) ……………………. (forget) about his little son and after having bought a New Year tree, he drove home alone. When Sandro’s father got home, he realized that he (6) ………………….

(lose) his son. That night all the family (7) ………………………. (look) for my friend in the market and nearby places. Eventually, my poor friend (8) ………………………. (find) in one of the Police Stations so luckily the story had a happy end.

B.

In my childhood, parents used to spend more time with their children. Today everyone in the family (9) …………..…… (be) busy. Most of the time children are left to themselves. As a result they spend a lot of time in front of the TV or a computer. I think it is their parents’ fault. If parents regularly told stories to their children, they (10) ………………….. (spend) more time reading books than playing on computers.

I (11) ………………….. (be) fond of reading since my early childhood. This comes from my granny who (12) ………………….. (be) a great book-lover and a marvelous story-teller. When I was small I (13) ……………..…….. (look) forward to bedtime because I knew my granny (14) ……………………..

(read) another unforgettable fairy tale to me. Now I am a young mother and I want my children to love books. I (15) ……………..….. (read) to my children as many stories as possible as they are growing up.

After they (16) ……….....……... (get) into the habit of listening to stories, they will love reading more.

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 Read the essay task and write between 120 - 150 words.

Some people think that every person who finishes school should get university education. Do you agree or disagree with this opinion? State your opinion and support it with reasons and examples.

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