Следующая серия тестов — заданий В11-16 в формате ГИА и ЕГЭ -позволяет учащимся проверить свои знания и совершенствовать лексико-грамматические навыки речи.
Secrets of your handwriting
ABLE, AMBITION, CONFIDENT, DEEP, STABLE, EFFECT
They say that our handwriting can (В 11) people to understand much about our character. There is a special science — graphology — and more and more people begin to take it into consideration.
There are different aspects of characterizing people’s handwriting. For example, people who use only capital letters are (B 12). Size is another factor. If your letters are big, it says about your (В 13) and optimism.
Small letters and descending angle, on the contrary, can mean that you are (B 14) insecure and have low self-esteem.
How a person signs papers is also very important. A horizontal signature is a sign of your emotional (B 15).
Your knowledge of these factors can (B 16) your communication with people around.
В11 — enable В12- ambitious ВІЗ-confidence В14- deeply В15 — stability (instability) B16-affect
RELIGION, COMPOSE, WEALTH, INFLUENCE, COLLECT, EAGER
Music was an essential part of civic, (В 11) and courtly life in the Renaissance.
The rich interchange of ideas in Europe led the major changes in styles of (B 12) new musical genres and the development of musical instruments.
Most important music was composed for use by church polyphonic masses and motets (singing) in Latin. By the end of
the 16th century, however, patronage was split among many areas: (B 13) amateurs and music printing were sources of income for composers.
The Burgundian court was especially (B 14) and it attracted composers and musicians from all over Europe.
In 1501 a Venetian printer named O. Petrucci published the first significant (B 15) of church music, which was widely used at that time.
At about the same period the viola de gamba was developed. Amateur European musicians of means (B 16) took up the viola, as well as the other instruments.