Task 1. You will hear about a person’s health. For each question choose the correct answer A, B, C or D.
1. Michael J Fox
A started out in politics.
B started acting as a child.
C works only as an actor.
D conies from a famous family.
2. When he learnt about his disease, Michael
A told people about it straight away.
B displayed a change in behavior.
C was very shocked.
D gave up acting.
3. He set up the Michael J Fox Foundation because
A there isn’t a cure for the disease.
B he wanted to invest his money.
C he wanted to find cures for serious diseases.
D he wanted to raise 250 million dollars.
4 At present, Michael
A isn’t involved in any acting projects.
B isn’t very popular as an actor.
C works only with the foundation.
D is a very successful writer.
5. According to Debi Brooks, Michael
A feels there is no need for concern over his health.
B doesn’t want to hear from well-wishers.
C rarely makes public appearances.
D talks about his health when necessary.
Task 2. Read the text and decide if the sentences are T (true) or F (false).
1 American Indians never experienced pressure from European settlers. FALSE
2 The Indians have lost all their lands. FALSE
3 Modern civilization didn’t manage to destroy the Indians heritage. TRUE
4 Europeans taught the Indians how to grow tomatoes. FALSE
5 Today large cities host about 2/3 of the Native Americans. FALSE
Task 3. Read the text. Choose one of the variants A, B, C or D.
1A, 2C, 3B, 4C, 5D, 6A, 7B, 8D, 9C, 10B