Английский язык. Пособие для самостоятельной работы студентов (В1-С1). Учебное пособие для вузов
The textbook is specially developed by Russian authors Olimpiada Ivanova and Marina Shilovskaya to provide practice in Russian State Exam (RSE) for high school students (10th and 11th forms) and also for university
Structure and contents
The book consists of 12 units each of which provides extra practice of the vocabulary, grammar, language and exam skills needed to take the Russian State Exam (RSE) in English. Wordlist B1—C1 covers the key vocabulary of each unit. It provides transcription of the words that Russian students may find difficult and collocations that will help them broaden their vocabulary and strengthen their writing and speaking skills.
Vocabulary Exercises are based on the wordlist and additional vocabulary for each unit selected by the authors of the textbook. The exercises help students better memorise and practise the vocabulary frequently tested at RSE.
Reading materials have been selected and adapted with a view of RSE specifications recommended by the Federal Institute of Pedagogical Measurement of the Russian Federation (FIPI)1 and the exercises have been developed in RSE format.
Speaking activities help students practise their vocabulary and grammar, improve their fluency and accuracy and teach them to express their ideas more logically and confidently.
Writing part contains exercises, sample tasks and model answers that enable students to better prepare for Task 39 (writing a personal letter) and Task 40 (writing an opinion essay) of RSE in foreign languages.
All the exercises in the format of RSE are indicated with abbreviation RSE in brackets.