# Английский язык. Бабушкин А.П - 31 стр.

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5. Which of these sentences do you think is right?
a. The people in Santa Fe are proud of their city's history.
b. The people in Santa Fe like modern buildings.
c. Pueblo Indians are the only people who live in Santa Fe.
Over 100 years ago in France, a young boy was playing in his father's work-
shop. (2) ___. All at once, the tool flew from his hands and struck his face. This
child, Louis Braille, had injured his eyes. Soon he was blind.
In those days, few blind people could read. Then, years later, Louis Braille had
an idea. He remembered the holes he had once made in leather. If he pushed the tool
only part way through the leather, he could feel raised dots on the other side. (3) ___.
Although only fifteen, Louis Braille had found a way for the blind to read. (4)
___. Named after its inventor, this new way to read was called Braille.
(5) ___. Many blind people can learn it. Braille gives them a way to read. Do
you think your fingers could learn Braille?
Put in the missing sentences.
A. Today, many books are printed in Braille.
B. Using from one to five raised dots, he made up an alphabet.
C. He was making holes in a piece of leather with a pointed tool.
D. The blind can read too, but they must use their fingers.
E. He had invented a kind of code that the fingers and the mind could learn.
2. Do the following test. Choose the correct answer (A, B or C). Only one
1. The carpet was dirty, so I had it __________.
a) clean b) cleaning c) cleaned
2. If he hadn’t been driving too fast, the policeman __________ him.
a) wouldn’t have stopped b) wouldn’t stop c) hadn’t stopped
3. There was a __________ dress in the shop window.
a) lovely blue Japanese silk b) Japanese lovely silk blue c) blue lovely Japanese
silk
4. I __________ live in London once, but I don’t any more.
a) used to b) used c) didn’t use
5. There is __________ I forgot to tell you.
a) something b) anything c) anybody
6. She hasn’t written __________ nearly three months.
a) since b) for c) yet
7. __________ is a very exciting sport.
a) Ski b) To ski c) Skiing
a) would take b) take c) will take
9. I’d prefer __________ in and watch TV this evening.
a) to stay b) staying c) stay
10. The customs officer __________ open the suitcases.
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5. Which of these sentences do you think is right?
a. The people in Santa Fe are proud of their city's history.
b. The people in Santa Fe like modern buildings.
c. Pueblo Indians are the only people who live in Santa Fe.
Over 100 years ago in France, a young boy was playing in his father's work-
shop. (2) ___. All at once, the tool flew from his hands and struck his face. This
child, Louis Braille, had injured his eyes. Soon he was blind.
In those days, few blind people could read. Then, years later, Louis Braille had
an idea. He remembered the holes he had once made in leather. If he pushed the tool
only part way through the leather, he could feel raised dots on the other side. (3) ___.
Although only fifteen, Louis Braille had found a way for the blind to read. (4)
___. Named after its inventor, this new way to read was called Braille.
(5) ___. Many blind people can learn it. Braille gives them a way to read. Do
you think your fingers could learn Braille?
Put in the missing sentences.
A. Today, many books are printed in Braille.
B. Using from one to five raised dots, he made up an alphabet.
C. He was making holes in a piece of leather with a pointed tool.
D. The blind can read too, but they must use their fingers.
E. He had invented a kind of code that the fingers and the mind could learn.
2. Do the following test. Choose the correct answer (A, B or C). Only one
1. The carpet was dirty, so I had it __________.
a) clean b) cleaning c) cleaned
2. If he hadnt been driving too fast, the policeman __________ him.
a) wouldnt have stopped b) wouldnt stop c) hadnt stopped
3. There was a __________ dress in the shop window.
a) lovely blue Japanese silk b) Japanese lovely silk blue c) blue lovely Japanese
silk
4. I __________ live in London once, but I dont any more.
a) used to b) used c) didnt use
5. There is __________ I forgot to tell you.
a) something b) anything c) anybody
6. She hasnt written __________ nearly three months.
a) since b) for c) yet
7. __________ is a very exciting sport.
a) Ski b) To ski c) Skiing