уровня IELTS по английскому языку. № 48. 10- 83
Прочтите короткие новостные сюжеты:
Быстрая доставка 47 лет спустя и Сохраняйте свой пароль
в безопасности. Для вопросов с 1 по 6 выберите "Истина"
(T) или "Ложь" (F).
the short news stories below. For questions
1 to 6, choose True (T) or False (F).
Mr Perkins' package was sent to the wrong
(2) It was found during repair work. T
(3) Mr Perkins intends to contact the woman
to explain what happened. T
(4) The boy used his friend's mother's credit
card to buy the goods. T
(5) His friend's mother is going to cancel
the goods he ordered. T
(6) Thomas is not attending classes at the
Speedy Delivery 47 Years Later
package that sat in a hidden vault since
1945 has finally reached its intended recipient.
Kenneth F Perkins received a package last
week containing after-shave, talcum powder
and hair care lotion. It was postmarked
Dec 13, 1945.
workers discovered Perkins' package during
July renovations at the courthouse in Islington.
The courthouse once housed the post office
and when workers moved a shelf, they discovered
the vault containing some undelivered mail.
tracked down Perkins, now 79, through the
Ministry of Defence. The package had been
sent to him while he was serving in the
Navy. Mr Perkins was not able to remember
the last time that he heard from the woman
who sent him it.
probably got mad at me for not sending her
a card thanking her for the gift,' he said.
'I hope she gets in touch if she hears about
this.' As for the condition of the gift,
Mr Perkins was not in a position to comment.
'I haven't opened it yet. I'm waiting for
the right moment,' he said. How much more
time does he need?
your password safe
13-year-old boy has spent about £1
million buying a helicopter, a jet, motorcycles
and a pickup truck. He did it over the Internet
using a password belonging to a friend's
mother, authorities said. And, he did it
in a science class.
Police said the boy made the purchases on
May 24th on an internet auction website
using a computer at his school.
woman discovered the purchases the day the
helicopter's owner called and asked how
she planned to pay for the aircraft. She
told reporters she wouldn't mind owning
a helicopter but that she has no intention
of honouring any of the debt. The culprit
has been suspended while school governors
investigate the case. The boy's actions
are also under review within the county's
juvenile justice system.
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