Тест к курсу “British literature for children”

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Кабакова И.И.

BRITISH LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN.

FINAL TEST.

Complete the following sentences.

  1. The word “folklore” means…
  2. The main genres of folklore are …
  3. No national literature is possible without its folklore because…
  4. Alliteration is …
  5. The proverb “Every dog has his day” can be translated as …
  6. The Russian proverb “Ум -хорошо, а два- лучше” has the following similar English proverb…
  7. Guess the riddle:

Little Nancy Etticoat

In a white petticoat,

And a red nose:

The longer she stands,

The shorter she grows.

  1. Complete the tongue twister:

If a white chalk chalks on a black blackboard,

Will a black chalk chalk on … ?

  1. My favourite English folk tale is … because …
  2. The three wishes in the English folk tale “Three Wishes” were …
  3. Most of English nursery rhymes were translated into Russian by …
  4. In old times nursery rhymes were called … because …
  5. Nursery rhymes can be subdivided into …
  6. A limerick is …
  7. The schoolchildren folklore can be divided into two classes: …
  8. The most famous characters of British legends and ballads are …
  9. The famous book by D. Defoe is … It is about …
  10. The book “Gulliver’s Travels” was written by … It is a satire on … The writer described (how many?) … Gulliver’s travels. They were the travels to …
  11. Walter Scott is the representative of … in British literature. He wrote … The most famous of his novels are …
  12. The names of the novels where Ch. Dickens described life of children are … Ch. Dickens is the representative of … in literature.
  13. There were  … Bronte sisters in British literature. … Bronte wrote the novel … It is about …
  14. The novel “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” was written by …, whose real name was …. This book is about …
  15. T. M. Reid and R. L. Stevenson wrote books about …
  16. The most famous M. Reid’s novel is …
  17. R. L. Stevenson’s most famous novels are …
  18. In the book “Tales from Shakespeare” … adapted …for … The tale “The Tempest” from … by … is about …
  19. Francis Browne was a … who wrote the tale …
  20. Andrew Lang is a … of the … centuries. He wrote fairy tales …
  21. Joseph Jacobs wrote collections of fairy tales …
  22. The most famous books by H. R. Haggard are …His novels are about …
  23. Arthur Conan Doyle is famous for his …The main characters of his books are …
  24. Oscar Wilde is the representative of … in English literature. His most famous tales are …
  25. Rudyard Kipling is the representative of …His most famous books are …They are about …
  26. Of all the readings at the sessions of British Literature for Children I enjoyed … the most because …

 

KEY

  1. people’s wisdom, people’s knowledge
  2. proverbs, sayings, epics, tales, nursery rhymes, tongue twisters, ballads, songs, games, riddles
  3. it’s the root from which the most prominent works of literature grow
  4. the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or stressed syllables
  5. всему свое время, будет и на нашей улице праздник, каждому овощу своё время
  6. two heads are better than one
  7. a candle
  8. a white blackboard
  9. favourite folk tale…because…
  10. – we had a yard of black pudding for our supper
    • the black pudding fast to the tip of  your nose ( wife’s)
    • the pudding may drop off
  11. Marshak, Chukovsky
  12. Mother Goose Rhymes, the traditional taleteller in those times was an old woman grazing her geese
  13. lullabies, games, riddles, rhymed ABCs, pedlar’s cries, counting-out rhymes, ballads, teases, superstition rhymes, folk songs
  14. a short poem, usually about smth funny or impossible. It is always 5 lines long and has a characteristic rhyming scheme: the 1st and the 2nd lines rhyme with the 5th line, and the shorter 3rd line rhymes with the 4th line which is also short
  15. 1) those regulating their games and relationships with each other

2) those which are more expressions of enthusiasm, of a lot of energy: a symphony of jingles, slogans, nonsense verse, tongue twisters, macabre rhymes (horrible, involving death or injury), popular songs, parodies, joke rhymes

      16. Robin Hood and king Arthur

      17. Robinson Crusoe, about…

      18. Jonathan Swift, in 1726, England of his time, 4, to Lilliput, Grobdingnay, Laput country, Guigngnmam

      19. romanticism, historical novels, Ivanhoe, Waveley, Old Morality, Rob Roy, The Heart of Midlothian, The Abbot, The Castle Dangerous

      20. Dombey and Son, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, Nicolas Nickleby; critical realism

      21. 3, Charlotte, Jane Eyre, about…

      22. Lewis Carroll, Charles Dodgson, about…

      23. adventures, travellings

      24. The Headless Rider

      25. Treasure Island, Kidnapped

      26. Charles and Mary Lamb, Shakespeare’s plots, younger generation, the Tales from Shakespeare, Charles and Mary Lamb, about…

      27. blind Irish peasant, The Story of Merrymind

      28. Scottish scientist and a writer, 19th-20th, Princess Nobody, The Gold of Fairnilee, Pantouflia, The Yellow Fairy Book, How six men traveled through the wide world

      29. English Fairy Tales, More English Fairy Tales, Celtic Tales, Indian Tales, EUropa’s Fairy Tales, Sir Gammer Vans

      30. Montezuma’s Daughter, The People of the Mist, She, Allan Coaterman, Kleopatra, Tsar Solomon’s Mines, adventures

      31. detective stories, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson

      32. easthetism, The Happy Prince, The Devoted Friend, The Selfish Giant, The Nightingale and the Rose

      33. literature of action, The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, Just So Stories, animals

      34. enjoyed most …because …

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