3h - Тетрадь Spotlight Ваулина 9 класс (ответы)

1. Use the words to complete the spidergram.

2. a) Match the idioms in column A to their definitions in column B.

b) Use the appropriate idiom in the correct form to complete the sentences.

1. I don't enjoy going to art exhibitions. It's like watching paint dry for me.
2. We had a great time last weekend. We went out on Saturday night and painted the town red.
3. Don't paint George with the same brush as the rest of his family; unlike his btothers he is actually quite nice.
4. He paints a grim picture of what ot's like to be a young artist who's trying to become famous.

3. Choose the correct item.

Jack the Dripper.

Jackson Pollok was one of the most well known and unusual American painters on the 20th century. He was an artist with a rich imagination, who came up with a style of paintingcalled action painting. His paintings had a huge impact on the art world. Pollok painted standing up, wandering around a canvas on the floor. He poured and dripped paint down on the canvas at different angles creating layers of colourful lines. Many people thought Pollok's style of painting was too easy. One artist said that Pollok's paintings were only nice wallpaper. However, not everyone agrees. One viewpoint is that Pollok's paintings represent maths equations. Most people agree that Pollok's painting's have an element of mysteri in them. In 2006, a German businessman bought one of Pollock's paintings. "No.5, 1948", for 140 million dollars, making in the most expensive painting in the world. Expensive wallpaper indeed!

1 - B; 2 - C; 3 - D; 4 - B; 5 - A; 6 - B; 7 - D.

4. Fill in: astronished, curious, confused, excited.

1. Frank was curious to find out what happened at the end of the book, so he stayed up all night to finish it.
2. I was confused by the directions they gave me, so I asked a local to show me the way.
3. Jane couldn't wait to meet her favourite pop singer; she was so excited that she couldn't sit still.
4. Kate was astonished when she heard that the painting hanging in our living room was an original.

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