Form 8 Unit 7 Vocabulary

vocabulary exercise

Несколько упражнений на контроль лексики к разделу 7 для 8 класса. Упражнения составлены на базе аутентичных словарей.

Exercise 1

Choose the correct word

1 Much has already been said to help you evaluate/perform the importance of each symptom.
2 The best-known of Aesop’s fables/characters is «The Tortoise and the Hare’.
3 Borwick has a ghost and many fascinating/horror stories and traditions.
4 Time travel exists only in the realm of science magazine/fiction.
5 The coyote appears in a great deal of Native American folklore/mystery.
6 David Mamet has long been considered the leading American playwright/author of his generation.
7 Chaplin was not just a dramatist/genius, he was among the most influential figures in film history.
8 Glossy/Obvious magazines, leaflets, books, and photographs are produced on expensive, shiny paper.
9 He is writing a relaxation/historical novel about nineteenth-century France.
10 It’s an honour/legend to have you here today, Mr President.

 

Exercise 2

Choose the correct word

1. A horror/amusing/historical film or story is intended to be very frightening.
2. Always read the instructions/introduction/conclusion before you start taking the medicine.
3. Have you read the opinion/conclusion/introduction to the third edition?
4. Jazz author/playwright/legend, Ella Fitzgerald, once sang in this bar.
5. Her face is on the cover of a dozen or more novels/magazines/romance.
6. His fourth novel is a murder horror/mystery/plot set in London.
7. A fiction/essay/novel is a long written story about imaginary people and events.
8. It was amusing/fascinating/obvious from Eleanor’s voice that she disliked him.
9. Who, in your opinion/court/honour, (= Who do you think) is the best football player in the world today?
10. This play was first biography/introduction/performed in 411 BC.

 

Exercise 3

Fill in the missing words

1. My Granny is fond of Shakespeare’s p___s.
2. A p____t is a person who writes plays.
3. The film has a very simple p___t.
4. She started writing p___y at a young age.
5. I have a p____e for sweet food over spicy.
6. I go fishing for r____n.
7. There’s a r___w of the book in today’s newspaper.
8. I want some light reading for the summer holidays — a r____e or something.
9. The play has its s___g in a wartime prison camp.
10. The empty house was completely s___t.

 

Exercise 4 

Fill in the missing words. Choose from the list.

character/author/dramatists/court/adventure/amusing/essay/biography/conclusion/diary/

1 If you’re looking for ___, this might be the holiday for you.
2 I was listening to an ___ programme on the radio, which made me laugh out loud.
3 He is the ___ of two books on French history.
4 Her ___ revealed that she was not as rich as everyone thought.
5 She had Mickey Mouse or some other cartoon/Disney ___ on her sweater.
6 There was complete silence in the room as the play came to its tragic ___.
7 Please describe to the ___ exactly what you saw.
8 While I was travelling, I kept a ___ every day.
9 Writers and ___ have always known that one way to capture an audience is to frighten it out of its wits.
10 We asked Jason to write an ___ about his hometown and about his place in it.

Список лексики раздела:

adventure
amusing
author
biography
character
conclusion
court
diary
dramatist
essay
evaluate
fable
fascinating
fiction
folklore
generation
genius
glossy
historical
honour
horror
instruction
introduction
legend
magazine
mystery
novel
obvious
opinion
perform
play
playwright
plot
poetry
preference
relaxation
review
romance
setting
silent

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