Задания к уроку 1 

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Задание 1

Прочтите этот небольшой текст и отметьте данные ниже утверждения, как правильные T(true) или неправильные F(false).

 

Many people in English-speaking countries have three names - a first name, a second name and a last name (for example, Charles Spencer Chaplin or Diana Frances Spencer). Many people use a short name (Bob for Robert, Bess for Elizabeth). People can also use a title (Ms., Mr.) with their first (Ms.Diana Spencer) or last name (Ms.Spencer). Many Americans and Canadians use first names at work or at school. Teachers often call their students by their first names in colleges and universities. 

 

 

  1. Many people have a middle name in English-speaking countries. (T/F)

  2. Bob is a short name for Robert. (T/F)

  3. People never use a short name. (T/F)

  4. American teachers don’t call their students by their first names. (T/F)

  5. Title is used before first name in English-speaking countries. (T/F)

  6. People in English-speaking countries don’t have a patronymic.  (T/F)

 

Key:

  1. True 2. True 3. False 4. False 5. False. 6. True

 

Задание 2

Какие это имена? 

 

  1. Black (first name or surname?). 

  2. Margaret (middle name or full name?). 

  3. Johnson (Christian name or married name?).

  4. Walter E. Disney (full name or last name?).

  5. Nan (nickname or patronymic?). 

  6. Sergeyevich (surname or patronymic?) 

 

Key:

1.surname 2.middle name 3.married name 4. full name 5.nickname 6.patronymic

 

 

Задание 3

Заполните пропуски в вопросах так, чтобы получить данные на них ответы:

 

  1. - «What is your ____________?» - «Walter Elias Disney.»

  2. - «How do you spell your ____________ ?» - «D - I - A - N - A.»

  3. - «What is your ______________?» - «Brown.»

  4. - «Do you have  ______________?» - «No, I have only one name - Amelia!» 

  5. - «Oh, I like to read his short stories.. Do you think it is his___________?»  - «No, he writes under a pen name!» 

  6. «Why does your sister have a different____________ ?» - «Oh, she got married and changed it!»

  7. «Is he a man _________?» - «Yes, he is very famous!»  

 

Key

1.full name 2.first name 3.surname/last name 4.middle name 5.real name 6.surname/last name 7.name                               

Задание 4

 

Выберите

подходящий вариант:

 

  1. The Russian writer Anton Chekhov had had several _________ before he started to use his real name.  a)  nicknames    b) full names c) pen names

  2. What is your sister’s _____________? - Oh, but she is not married yet!  a) maiden name b) middle name c) full name 

  3. We would like to name our daughter after her grandmother. So they will have the same______________.  a) pet name b) nickname c) first name

  4. His name is Daniel, but everybody calls him___________ for short. a) Rick b) Dan c) Alex

  5. Can you spell your name, please? - ______________________ a) Elizabeth b) E - L - I - Z - A - B - E - T - H   c) This is my last name 

  6. Do you know that Muriel has two names? Muriel is her first name and  Jennifer is her _________.  a) middle name  b) nickname c) Christian name

  Key:

  1.c  2.a  3.c  4.b  5.b  6.a 

Задание 5

Переведите на английский:

 

  1. девичья фамилия 

  2. произнести (имя) по буквам

  3. полное имя 

  4. плохая репутация

  5. отчество

  6. завоевать доброе имя 

  7. знаменитость 

  8. имя, данное при рождении 

  9. фамилия по мужу

  10. второе имя

  11. псевдоним

  12. прозвище

  13. назвать в честь кого-то

  14. фамилия 

  15. краткое имя

 

1.maiden name 2.to spell 3.a full name 4.bad name/ill name 5.patronymic 6.to make/win a good name for oneself 7.a person of name 8.first/Christian name 9.married name 10.middle name 11.pen name 12.nickname 13.to name after someone 14. surname/last name/family name 15. pet/short name