Control Writing 9th form
I. Match the words from the two columns to form compound words and translate them:
1 A football a) shuttle
2 A space b) trees
3 To cut down c) assistant
4 To throw away d) nature
5 To protect e) coach
6 A shop f) rubbish
II. Complete these conditional sentences with the verbs in the correct tense.
1 He can help you if you _______________ (ask) him.
2 If I ___________ (be) able tomorrow, I will take you to a nice restaurant.
3 If you move here, we _______________ (see) each other more often.
III. Open the brackets in the Passive:
IV. Complete the sentences using “ discover” , “ discovery” or “invent” , “ invention” in the right form
1The 15th-17th centuries were the time of great geographic…
2 Who … the washing machine?
3Penicillin was… by Alexander Fleming.
4 The mobile telephone is a wonderful…
5 The structure of DNA was… in 1992.
6 Galileo ….. the planet Jupiter.
V. Write 8-10 sentences covering the following questions:
- What discoveries in the history of mankind do you regard as the most important?
- What inventions in the history of mankind do you regard as the most important?
- What things can you describe as wonders of modern science? And why are they such?
- Can you remember any outstanding names of well-known scientists, explorers, inventors and discoverers in Ukraine, Western Europe and the USA?