Задания 32-38



Прочитайте текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами 1 – 7. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям 1 – 7, в которых представлены возможные варианты ответов (А, B, C, D). Установите соответствие номера пропуска варианту ответа. 



“The Polar Express”


“The Polar Express” is a fantastic book by Chris Van Allsburg. The author has (1) ______ a terrific job at both writing and illustrating this book. He portrays the boy’s enthusiasm at going to the North Pole: this journey is (2) ______ a trip to an amusement park. Chris Van Allsburg’s writing is full of magic and wonder; the first person narration is realistic and heart-warming (3) ______ the same time. The boy (4) ______ the readers what a wonderful place the North Pole is, he describes in every detail the city’s lights and the factories that surround the city. The (5) ______ that the text is set up will make any child want to go to the North Pole. Van Allsburg’s illustrations are colourful and appealing, especially of the images of the North Pole with the beautiful picture of all the fairy tale characters gathering at the centre of the city. Also, the different landscapes that the Polar Express passes through are extremely beautiful.

“The Polar Express” is truly one of the greatest masterpieces in children’s literature ever created. The readers will share the experience of (6) ______ at the North Pole from a child’s perspective. They will also (7) ______ the wonderful illustrations of the North Pole itself. I would recommend this book to boys and girls aged five and up since there is nothing really inappropriate for small children.



  1. A) acted                                               B) carried                                   C) done                                         D) made
  2. A) like                                                  B) similar                                   C) same                                        D) alike
  3. A) in                                                     B) to                                             C) of                                              D) at
  4. A) says                                                 B) speaks                                   C) tells                                          D) talks
  5. A) way                                                 B) feature                                   C) means                                      D) type
  6. A) observing                                      B) looking                                  C) watching                                 D) seeing
  7. A) appeal                                            B) attract                                    C) please                                      D) enjoy




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