I. 1. Read the text and answer the following questions:
1. What is Edinburgh famous for?
2. What is the most interesting building in Edinburgh?
1. Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is not the largest city in Scotland. Glasgow, which has a population of over one million, is twice as large as Edinburgh.
2. Even so, Edinburgh remains the centre of the life of Scotland. Here are the administrative centres of the Navy, the Army, and the Air Force, the chief banks and offices; and the famous university.
3. Edinburgh, unlike Glasgow, has no large factories. Publishing is its well-known industry. It has been famous for its printers since the early years of the sixteenth century, when the first Scottish printing-press was set up within its walls. The publishing of books is today a very important industry.
4. Edinburgh is a beautiful city. The first thing you see in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Castle standing on the Rock - the very large hill in the middle of the city. From the top of the Castle there is a beautiful view of the hill and the sea.
5. Edinburgh is famous for many things: its festivals (plays and music), its college of medicine, its museums and libraries, and for its writers.
2. Put in writing the paragraphs 2 and 4.
3. a) What are the number of the paragraph in which Participle I (Communion I) is the definition. Write down the proposal and put it into Russian.
b) What are the functions of eating participle I in the following sentences? Turn suggestions on the Russian language.
1. People living in Scotland are Scots.
2. Being not the largest city in Scotland Edinburgh remains the centre of life of Scotland.
3. Edinburgh Castle standing on the Rock attracts tourists' attention.
4. Name the number of proposals predicate verb which stands in the Present Continuous Tense (present for a long time), and set it in Russian:
1. Many people visit Edinburgh Castle every year.
2. They are visiting Edinburgh Castle now.
3. We met our friends when they were visiting Edinburgh Castle.
5. Name the number of offers in which Participle II (participle II) is defined and set it in Russian:
1. They have lived in Edinburgh since 1995.
2. It has been famous for its printers since the early years of the sixteenth century, when the first Scottish printing-press was set up within its walls.
3. Publishing founded in the sixteenth century is well-known industry of Edinburgh.
6. Name the number of proposals predicate verb which stands in the Present Perfect Tense (present perfect tense) and translate it in Russian:
1. Many people visited Edinburgh Castle last year.
2. A group of tourists has just visited Edinburgh Castle.
3. Thousands of people visit Edinburgh Castle every year.
7. What are the number of proposals, the proposal of the Russian equivalent to this:
I had never been to Edinburgh.
1. I did not go to Edinburgh last year.
2. I have never been to Edinburgh.
3. I was not in Edinburgh when it happened.
8. Fill in the blanks in the corresponding adjective degrees of comparison:
1. Glasgow is (large, larger, the largest) than Edinburgh.
2. Publishing is (important, more important, the most important) industry in Edinburgh.
3. Edinburgh Castle is one of (interesting, more interesting, the most interesting) sight of Edinburgh.
II. 1. Read the text and answer the following questions:
1. In what country did Charles Darwin live and work?
2. What is he famous for?
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