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Reading Umbrellas The Umbrella is an old idea. It has no changed much over time. Old sculpture (art made with clay) from the Middle East, shows the king with an umbrella. The sculpture is over 1,000 years old. At that time common people did not have umbrellas. Only royalty had them. More than 2000 years ago, fashionable women carried umbrellas ancient Greece. In Chine, royalty used umbrellas. In old Chinese texts, there are pictures of umbrellas. The pictures were made with paint, blood and specially drawing tools. The umbrellas in old Chinese text look like today’s umbrellas. There is not much information about umbrellas in Europe in the Middle Ages. People probably used their coats to protect themselves from the rain. People in the South Pacific used umbrellas made of palm leaves to protect themselves from the sun and rain. There have been many improvements in umbrellas. Newer umbrellas have become better than older umbrellas. Older umbrellas were often made of oiled silk. Newer umbrellas are made of cotton or plastic. Older umbrellas had ribbing made of wood. Modern umbrellas have steel ribs. Also, the trunk of the modern umbrella extends like a telescope. It can collapse and become shorter or extended and become longer. I. According to the reading choose the correct alternative.(6 points) 1. a) b) c) d)

Fashionable women had umbrellas in… Europe in the Middle Ages. The South Pacific The Middle East Ancient Greece

2. In ancient China… a) Royalty had umbrellas b) Umbrellas were made of palm leaves c) Umbrellas locked modern d) Both A and Care correct. 3. In Europe in the Middle Ages… a) People used their coast to keep dry b) People used modern umbrellas. c) People used silk umbrellas d) None of the above. II. According to the text answer the following questions(6 points) 1. Older umbrellas were often with_______________________________________________________ 2. An example of is__________________________________________________________________ 3. One type of is__________________________________________________________________

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III. According to the text write the meaning of the underlined words.(6points) 1. Coats:____________________________________________________________________________________ __ 2. Improvements:____________________________________________________________________________ ___ 3. Wood:___________________________________________________________________________________

First Conditional I. Complete with the correct form of each verb in brackets ( ) (8points) 1. If you____________________(not study ), you ____________________(fail) the test. 2. We ____________________(die ) if we ____________________(not get) help soon! 3. If you ____________________(look) in the fridge, you ____________________(find) some cold drinks. 4. If there ____________________(be) no oil in the engine, the car ____________________(break) down. 5. I ____________________(lend) you my umbrella if you ____________________(need) it. 6. The sea level ____________________(rise) if the planet ____________________(get) hotter. 7. If you ____________________(eat) your sandwiches now, you ____________________(not have) anything for lunch! 8. You ____________________(be) safe in an accident if you ____________________(wear) your seatbelt.

Second Conditional II. Choose the correct alternative for each sentence. (8points) 1. If my grandfather were younger, He _________ so many things. a) wouldn't forget b) didn't forget c) will forget

2. If I _________more money, I would buy a new car. a) would have b) will have c) had

3. If she had an umbrella, she _________wet. a) will get b) wouldn't get c) didn't get

4. If we ________a car, we would get there in 30 minutes. a) would have b) will have c) had 6. If animals could talk, I wonder what they ________? a) said b) would say c) will say

5. I ________more careful if I were you. a) were b) will be c) would be 7. If she ________harder, she would make more money. a) will work b) would work c) worked

8. If he changed jobs, He ________much happier. a) will be b) was c) would be


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First and Second Conditional III. Complete with First or Second Conditional (10 points) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

John doesn't do much sport. If he ________(do) more sport, he _____(be) much thinner. Look at those clouds. If it ______(rain), we ______(get) wet. The bus is late. If it ________ (not arrive) soon, we___________(get) a taxi. My sister is very clever. If I ________(work) harder, I _____(be) as clever as my sister. I'm really tired. If I ______(not be) tired, I ____ (come) over.

Question tags IV. Complete with the correct tag to finish the sentence. (8points) 1. Teresa is an accountant,____________? 2. I am a good worker, ____________? 3. Peirre is a grandfather, ____________? 4. Kate is a doctor, ____________? 5. Jacquesand Alicia are students, ______________? 6. Mario is at work right now, ____________? 7. I'm here, ____________? 8. You and I are busy right now, ____________? V. Choose the correct alternative in each sentence. (8points) 1.Which sentence is correct? a) There’s a fly in your soup, is there? b) There’s a fly in your soup, isn’t it? c) There’s a fly in your soup, isn’t there? 3.Which sentence is correct? a) Don’t talk to Peter during the lesson, do you? b) Don’t talk to Peter during the lesson, will you?

5.Which sentence is correct? a) The sun won’t shine tomorrow, will it? b) The sun won’t shine tomorrow, will she? c) The sun won’t shine tomorrow, won’t it? 7.Which sentence is correct?

2. Which sentence is correct? a) I think he’s from India, doesn’t he? b) I think he’s from India, don’t I? c) I think he’s from India, isn’t he? c) Don’t talk to Peter during the lesson, won’t you? 4.Which sentence is correct? a) Let’s go swimming, aren’t we? b) Let’s go swimming, isn’t it? c) Let’s go swimming, shall we? 6.Which sentence is correct? a) We had better leave, hadn’t we? b) We had better leave, haven’t we? c) We had better leave, weren’t we? a) We must be at school at 8 o’clock, aren’t we?


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b) We must be at school at 8 o’clock, mustn’t we? c) We must be at school at 8 o’clock, needn’t we?

8.Which sentence is correct? a) The slide show was fantastic, isn’t it? b) The slide show was fantastic, was it? c) The slide show was fantastic, wasn’t it?


test first and second conditional and question tags.