English, option 1 (Britain's Industry and Trade)

Control tasks №1

Option 1

I. Assign the following suggestions. Decide on grammatical grounds, what part of speech the word is decorated ending -s, and what function it performs end,

ie whether it is:

a) index of the third person singular of the verb in the Present


b) indication of the plural noun;

c) indication of the possessive case of a noun.

Turn suggestions on the Russian language:

1. This Swiss firm continues to develop its own markets.

2. An importer buys goods abroad and imports them into his own country.

3. The majority of the world's companies are small.

II. Rewrite the following sentences and translate them, paying particular attention to the Russian translation of the definitions expressed by a noun.

1. A staff department deals with personnel, credit and advertising.

2. A sales manager has direct authority over salesmen.

III. Rewrite the following sentences that contain different forms of comparison, and translate them into Russian.

1. The retailer is the most expensive link in the chain of distribution.

2. It's a bit more difficult to service the new model than the old model.

3. John Maynard Keynes is one of the most brilliant economists of the twentieth century.

IV. Rewrite and translate the written proposals for the Russian language, paying attention to the translation of indefinite and negative pronouns.

1. Our representative came to Moscow to discuss some business matters.

2. Any staff member of the Bank can appear at international conferences and take part in the discussions of economic issues.

3. The secretary has no address of a local distributor.

V. Rewrite the following sentences, define them vidovremennyh verbs and specify their infinitive, put the proposal to the Russian language.

1. A direct channel of the wholesaling (1) moves goods from the manufacturer or producer to the consumer.

2. External trade was the main factor on the pace of growth in the US economy.

3. The price will depend on different things such as credit toms, delivery and other forms of service.

VI. Read and orally translate the text. Rewrite and translate the writing 1-4 paragraphs of text.

Understanding the Scriptures

1) engineering industries - mechanical engineering industries;

2) Lloyd's - "Lloyd" (Association of Insurers).

Britain's Industry and Trade

1. Britain lives by industry and trade. Her 55.5 million people provide one of the world's biggest markets for food and raw materials.

2. Just over 2000 years ago the first industrial revolution began in Britain with such inventions as the steam engine and the first machinery for textiles. Later, British inventors and engineers gave the world the first railways, steamships, pneumatic tyres, miners' safety lamps, mechanical reapers, matches and many other things that are now familiar everywhere.

3. Today, in a new age of modem technology, Britain has such new industries as electronics and telecommunications equipment, in aircraft and aircraft engines, in plastics and synthetic materials, radio-isotopes and new drugs - all major exports.

4. Engineering industries produce many leading exports machinery, cars, tractors and commercial vehicles, bicycles and precision instruments of many kinds.

5. Britain is the world's third largest trading nation. Britain's role as a trading nation, which holds a quarter of the world's population, includes a vast network of financial services. With its many famous institutions, such as the Bank of England, the Stock Exchange and Lloyd's and its international markets for commodities such as rubber, metals and tea, the City of London holds a place of first importance in world trade.

VII. Read the 5th paragraph of the text, and writing ka answer the following question:

What is Britain's role as a trading nation in the world?