People all over the world are very fond of sports and games. That is one of the things in which people of every nationality and class are united.
The most popular outdoor winter sports are shooting, hunting, hockey and, in the countries where the weather is frosty and there is much snow – skating, skiing and tobogganing. It’s so nice to go to the skating-ring on a frosty sunny day. Some people prefer to be out of town greatly enjoy figure-skating and ski-jumping.
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Many sports are popular in Russia. They are: hockey, soccer, weightlifting, track-and-field, tennis, basketball, volleyball, boxing, figure-skiing, cross-country skiing, swimming, shooting and many others. All these sports have their strong supporters. Sporting activities are a part of daily life in Russia. Most Russians who grow up in the North, grow with outdoor winter sports and activities, such as skiing and skating.
Skating is a wide-spread activity. There are many skating rinks in the cities. People also skate on natural ice surfaces, such as frozen canal, lakes, ponds, and rivers. People of almost any age can enjoy ice skating as healthful and relaxing exercise. Skating is an important competitive sport as well as a popular form of recreation. Athletes compete in two kinds of ice skating-figure skating and speed skating. Figure-skaters perform leaps, spins, and other graceful movements, usually to music.
VII.Повторениеграмматики. Тест №3.
1 Match the sentence with the tense.
1 __ I did the week’s grocery shopping on my home computer.
2 __ I hadn’t been to that part of town before.
3 __ Why were you running down the street?
a Past Perfect Simple
b Past Simple
c Past Continuous
2 Choose the correct form of the verb, Past Simple or Past Continuous.
1 They fell / were falling in love when they worked / were working in Rome.
2 She read / was reading quietly in her room when suddenly the lights went / were going out and she heard / was hearing a scream.
3 Didn’t you meet / Weren’t you meeting your wife while you lived / were living in Italy?
4 I saw / was seeing you in the park yesterday. You sat / were sitting with your arm round Tom.
5 Why didn’t they visit / weren’t they visiting me when they stayed / were staying in London?
6 What did you write / were you writing when your computer crashed / was crashing?
3 Which happened first? Write True or False.
1 I drove to the house but Cathy had left.
First Cathy left, then I arrived. True
2 The class had started when I arrived.
First I arrived, then the class started. _____
3 We had just finished painting the fence when it started to rain.
First we finished painting, then it rained. _____
4 She’d been walking home when the storm began.
First she started walking, then the storm began. _____
4 Complete the sentences with the Past Simple or the Past Perfect forms of the verbs in brackets.
1 I didn’t ring (not ring) him because I ’d forgotten(forgot) his number.
2 He _____ (not pass) his driving test when he _____ (drive) from San Francisco to LA!
3 He _____ (not know) how the cat _____ (walk) 100 kilometres to its old home.
4 She only _____ (hear) about the interview three months after she _____ (apply) for the job.
5 When he first _____ (go) to Moscow he _____ (never travel) abroad before.
6 They _____ (not watch) the film because they _____ (see) it before.
7 That’s a surprise! I _____ (not know) you two _____ (meet) already.
8 They _____ (be) married for five years when they _____ (have) their first child.