Control Work №4
Read the information about the houses of famous people. Decide what type of dwelling they have got. For questions 1-6, write a letter A-F next to each person.
PEOPLE TYPE OF DWELLING
2 Mick Jagger
3 Elvis Presley
4 Tina Turner
5 George Michael
6 Gloria Estefan A. A two-storey building with a tiled roof.
B. A huge old stone house with big towers.
C. A classical four-storey building.
D. The house bears the name of his mother.
E. An unordinary building with a garage up at the top.
F. A white house in the countryside with a flat roof.
1 Cher’s house is big and white. It’s in a beautiful valley in California and there are lots of palm trees everywhere. There’s a large verandah on one side of the house. This house has a flat roof.
2 Mick Jagger has several homes. This is a very grand house in the country somewhere in Oxfordshire. It´s called Stargrove. It’s a very old stone house and it looks like a castle with all its big towers. It looks big enough for about ten families. It has a large garden and the front of the house looks onto a big lawn.
3 Elvis Presley’s house is called Graceland. His mother’s name was Grace. Now it’s a museum and a place of pilgrimage for Elvis’s fans. It has white stone lions near the front steps and a very classical facade with white columns and steps up to the front door.
4 Tina Turner’s house is in London. It’s a classical house with four storeys. It has a basement and a small balcony at the front. The windows on the ground floor are in the shape of arches.
5 George Michael’s house is in London. It’s a very modern style. It’s an unusual house because the garage is up at the top of the house and the living space is underneath. Many of its windows are in the roof.
6 Gloria Estefan’s house is on an island in Miami called Star Island. It has a red tiled roof. Most of the house is on just two storeys. It has a swimming pool, palm trees, lawns, and a small jetty where she keeps her powerboat.
Read the text about Stewart Jones and complete the sentences 1-5 with the most suitable ending А, В or C.
Stewart Jones is thirty-nine years old. He is a policeman. He lives in Dover, in the south-east of England.
Stewart lives in a small, comfortable flat with his wife, Jessica and their son, Jason. Jessica is twenty-eight years old. She is a vet. Jason is seven years old. He goes to school every day from 9 am to 3:30 pm.
Stewart is good-looking. He is tall and well-built with short brown hair and brown eyes. Everybody likes him because he is a kind man and a very loving father.
In his free time Stewart likes playing basketball.
He doesn´t like watching TV. He thinks it is boring.
1 Stewart Jones is ... .
A a vet В a sportsman С a policeman
2 Everybody likes Stewart because he is ... .
A good-looking В well-built С a kind man
3 Stewart’s favourite free time activity is ... .
A watching TV В playing basketball С going to Jason’s school
4 Stewart doesn’t like watching TV because ....
A he thinks it is boring В he has no free time С his wife hates TV
5 From 9 am to 3:30 pm Stewart’s son usually ....
A watches TV В plays football С goes to school
You are going to read about four young people searching for a pen friend. For questions 1-5, choose from the people (A-D).
• is fond of playing the guitar? 1.
• lives in Russia? 2.
• plays tennis well? 3.
• has got an elder brother? 4.
• is tall and well-built? 5.