# Английский язык. Бабушкин А.П - 14 стр.

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them.
In many country villages people still live this way. But most modern Indians
do not pay much attention to the castes. An Untouchable even became president of
India!
Are these statements true or false?
1. About 1500 B.C. the Aryans conquered the neighbouring India.
2. After the conquest the Indians eagerly divided into four separate classes.
3. Each caste made their living in a different way.
4. The Untouchables are people of the highest social group in the Hindu caste system.
5. The caste system is sacred to Indians and no one dares to change it.
The Modern Farmer
How do farmers decide if it's time to plant the wheat? (1) ___. Since conditions
vary from year to year, the best time to plant is not exactly the same every year. (2)
___.
The computer also helps farmers know what crops to plant. (3) ___. It also uses
information about the prices crops are getting and how much is being grown.
Farmers also use computers to help them buy the right amount of seed and fer-
tilizers. (4) ___. Computers go out into the fields with the farmers. Computers on
tractors make certain that seeds are planted in the right places and that the right
number are planted in each place. (5) ___.
With their computers, farmers have joined the modern work force in order to
do a better job of growing the foods we need.
Put in the missing sentences.
A. It takes into account weather conditions, soil types, and the amount of water in the
soil.
B. This saves farmers money because they don't overbuy, "just in case."
C. Not so long ago they went by the calendar, but now they use computers.
D. Computers are also found on the trucks used to spread fertilizer to ensure that
farmers apply exactly the right amount.
E. A computer can read all the data and find the best time.
2. Do the following test. Choose the correct answer (A, B or C). Only one
1. Most animals __________ four legs.
a) has got b) there are c) have got
2. The sun __________ in the west.
a) set b) don’t set c) sets
3. “__________ bicycle is red and black?” “Tim’s.”
a) Whose b) Which c) What
4. Last Sunday the Carter family __________ camping in the countryside.
a) went b) go c) goes
5. I __________ a teacher for four years.
a) am b) was c) have been
6. I rarely eat ice cream now but I __________ like it when I was a child.
a) used to b) didn’t use c) didn’t use t
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them.
In many country villages people still live this way. But most modern Indians
do not pay much attention to the castes. An Untouchable even became president of
India!
Are these statements true or false?
1. About 1500 B.C. the Aryans conquered the neighbouring India.
2. After the conquest the Indians eagerly divided into four separate classes.
3. Each caste made their living in a different way.
4. The Untouchables are people of the highest social group in the Hindu caste system.
5. The caste system is sacred to Indians and no one dares to change it.
The Modern Farmer
How do farmers decide if it's time to plant the wheat? (1) ___. Since conditions
vary from year to year, the best time to plant is not exactly the same every year. (2)
___.
The computer also helps farmers know what crops to plant. (3) ___. It also uses
information about the prices crops are getting and how much is being grown.
Farmers also use computers to help them buy the right amount of seed and fer-
tilizers. (4) ___. Computers go out into the fields with the farmers. Computers on
tractors make certain that seeds are planted in the right places and that the right
number are planted in each place. (5) ___.
With their computers, farmers have joined the modern work force in order to
do a better job of growing the foods we need.
Put in the missing sentences.
A. It takes into account weather conditions, soil types, and the amount of water in the
soil.
B. This saves farmers money because they don't overbuy, "just in case."
C. Not so long ago they went by the calendar, but now they use computers.
D. Computers are also found on the trucks used to spread fertilizer to ensure that
farmers apply exactly the right amount.
E. A computer can read all the data and find the best time.
2. Do the following test. Choose the correct answer (A, B or C). Only one
1. Most animals __________ four legs.
a) has got b) there are c) have got
2. The sun __________ in the west.
a) set b) dont set c) sets
3. __________ bicycle is red and black? Tims.
a) Whose b) Which c) What
4. Last Sunday the Carter family __________ camping in the countryside.
a) went b) go c) goes
5. I __________ a teacher for four years.
a) am b) was c) have been
6. I rarely eat ice cream now but I __________ like it when I was a child.
a) used to b) didnt use c) didnt use t