Задания для дистанционной олимпиады по английскому языку 10 класс
I. Open the brackets putting the verbs in the appropriate tense-form:
A. Will Kelogg, famous for Kelogg’s cornflakes, (take)___ out of school at thirteen because the (be)___ a slow learner. Since he (fail)____ as a salesman, his brother, a doctor, (give) ____ him a job in his hospital. He (to shine) ___shoes for ten years when a fortunate baking accident in the hospital kitchen (give) ___him an idea for Kelogg’s cornflakes. This breakfast cereal (become)___ one of the most successful business ideas of this century.
B.Mrs. Winifred Weave (involve) ___in politics ever since she (be) ___a student. She (go) ___ to Hull University, where she (study) ___ agriculture. She (have) ___ a distinguished career in politics and (represent) ___her constituency for 30 years.
For the past few months she (write) ___ her memoirs, although she insists her political career (not/finish) ___yet.
II. Finish the second sentence in each case so that it means the same as the sentence before it:
1. Let’s stay here for another week.
I suggest _________________________________________________
2. You should consult the doctor.
It’s about time _____________________________________________
3. I’m not very keen on going toBlackpoolthis year.
I’d rather _________________________________________________
4.1 would like you to help me put the chairs out.
Do you mind _____________________________________________