Иностранный язык: Контрольные работы по английскому языку для студентов 4 курса специальности 020700 - "История". Мартемьянова Н.В. - 8 стр.

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institution; forced to sign the Charter; the right to a fair and legal trial; the origins
of Parliament; to make political decisions.
3. Comprehension check. Answer the following questions.
1. What factor caused the revival of old towns and the building of new ones in the
Middle Ages?
2. What class of people controlled the growing industries?
3. What new classes developed in the country?
4. How could the king raise his income?
5. What is the significance of the Great Charter?
6. What kind of body was established by committee and the advisory council?
7. Why do you think the knights, freeman farmers and merchants kept together
and held separate meetings??
8. What was the role of the speaker?
9. Which do you think was more powerful, Parliament or the king?
4. Match a verb in A with a noun in B
A B
Choose land
Make taxes
Produce decisions
Increase the manufacture
Control wealth
Improve the economy
rent a holding
raise a document
sign the Speaker
send a support
5. Put a preposition in each gap.
The share _____ the kings income coming _____ the lands held _____ the lords
_____ the feudal system gradually went down. The king depended more and more
_____ taxes. But taxes could be raised _____ the agreement _____ the rich
classes. The wealth _____ the nation was produced _____ them.
The Great Charter signed _____ King John contained a number _____ limitations
_____ the kings power. The aim ____ the committee was to make sure John did
not go _____ his rights _____ feudal lord.
_____ 1258 Henry III was forced to agree _____ the idea _____ an advisory
council established _____ the nobles _____ the leadership _____ S.de Montfort. It
was a first step _____ parliamentary principle.
6. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct tense and voice. Underline them in
your notebooks.