Английский язык. Практический курс для студентов инженерно-строительного института [Электронный ресурс]: учебное пособие / [Т. Н. Крепкая [и др.]; Санкт-Петербургский политехнический университет Петра Великого. — Электрон. текстовые дан. (1 файл : 3,73 Мб). — Санкт-Петербург, 2018. — Загл. с титул. экрана. — Текст на англ. яз. — Авт. указаны перед вып. дан. — Доступ по паролю из сети Интернет (чтение, печать, копирование). — Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0. — <URL:>. — <URL:>.

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Учебное пособие предназначено для студентов второго и третьего курсов инженерно-строительного института, обучающихся по направлениям 08.03.01 Строительство и 08.05.01 Строительство уникальных зданий и сооружений. Пособие ориентировано на достижение практического результата при изучении английского языка. Целью пособия является формирование иноязычной коммуникативной компетенции, способности иноязычного общения в профессиональных, деловых и научных сферах. Каждый из 12 уроков пособия содержит тексты разного уровня сложности, которые сопровождаются упражнениями, направленными на проверку понимания их содержания, работу над общенаучной и профессиональной лексикой. в каждый урок включены аудио- или видеоматериалы, большое внимание уделяется развитию навыков говорения и перевода.

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  • АНГЛИЙСКИЙ ЯЗЫК практический курс для студентов ИСИ. учебное пособие
    •  Lead-in
    • 1. In the picture above you can see different types of roofs. Work with a partner to discuss factors which can influence roof construction.
    •  Reading
    • 2. Read the text below and fill in the gaps with the words from the box. Compare information given in the text with your answer in ex. 1.
    • 3a. Complete the statements.
    • 3b. Work with your partner to answer the questions:
    • 4b. Click the link below and watch the video about roofing materials. Compare your answers in ex. 4a to the information given in the video.
    • 4c. Watch the video again and complete the summary.
    • 6. Fill in the words from the list, then make sentences using the completed phrases.
    • Thermal (x2), additional, material, physical, roof, asphalt, major, roofing, migrating
    • 9. Choose the right synonym.
    • 11. Choose the right preposition:
    • 12. Work with your partner. Explain the following phrases to each other in English:
    • 4. Choose the sentences expressing the main idea of the text.
    • 5. True or false. Correct the false statements.
    • 6. Fill in the words from the list, then make sentences using the completed phrases. (1)
    • Fertilize, construct, store, water supply, basin
    • 1. ………………………… irrigation;
    • 2. …………………………system;
    • 3. …………………………surplus water;
    • 4. …………………………land;
    • 5. …………………………aqueducts.
    • 7a. Find the words in the text from ex.2 that mean the following:
    • 1. a______________ - fully sufficient for the purpose;
    • 2. a______________ - work concerned with
    • cultivating land, raising crops, and feeding and raising livestock;
    • 3. d______________ - a barrier to obstruct or control the flow of water, built across a stream or river;
    • 4. a______________ - an artificial conduit or canal for conducting water from a distance;
    • 5. f______________ - extreme and general lack or scarceness of food, especially within a large geographical area;
    • 6. f______________ - a great flowing or overflowing of water, especially over land not usually submerged;
    • 7. s______________ - an artificial channel for conducting water, often with a gate at the upper end for regulating the flow.
    • 8. c______________ - an artificial waterway dug through land, for navigation, etc;
    • 9. e______________ - a bank, raised to hold back water.
    • 7b. Work with a partner. Translate the words from ex. 7a into Russian, then write five sentences in Russian using these words. Read completed sentences to your partner and listen to his/her translation. Correct your partner’s translation if necessary.
    • 8. Fill in the gaps using only one word.
    • Agricultural engineers may perform tasks (1)_____ as planning, supervising and managing the building of dairy effluent schemes, irrigation, drainage, flood water control systems, performing environmental impact assessments, agricultural product proces...
    • ( Speaking
    • 3. Answer the following questions.
    • 4. Are these statements true or false? Correct the wrong statements.
    • 5. Give English definitions to the words:
    • 11. Work in small groups. Find the solutions to the following problems. Share your ideas with the rest of the class.
    • 1. Match the type of bridge to its definition.
    • 1. Arch bridge
    • 2. Cantilever bridge
    • 3. Drawbridge
    • 4. Pontoon bridge
    • 5. Suspension bridge
    • 6. Trestle bridge
    • a) A bridge supported by a series of connected bents made of timbers, pilings or steel beams placed upright and thoroughly braced.
    • b) A bridge, using the arch as its basic load- bearing element. On large bridges the arch acts as a support for a flat deck.
    • c) A bridge in which the deck is hung from cables stretched across the space and supported by towers on the banks.
    • d) General term for a bridge that can be moved by lifting or swinging.
    • e) A bridge in which two solidly anchored cantilever arms reach out from the sides of the space to be bridged and support with their ends the center span of the bridge.
    • f) A bridge supported on flat-bottomed boats or floating rafts of various materials. The pontoons are moored to the riverbed.
    • Work with a partner. Can you give examples of these types of bridges?
    •  Listening
    • 2a. Watch the video: Make notes about what have lead to the following architectural fails.
    • 1. The AON Center/ Standard Oil Building
    • 2. John Hancock Tower
    • 3. Playground at Pier One
    • 4. Tacoma Narrows Bridge
    • 5. Lotus Riverside Complex
    • 6. Ray and Maria Stata Center
    • 7. The Tropicana Field Stadium
    • 8. Walkie-Talkie Skyscraper
    • 9. Sampoong Department Store
    • 10. Skyscraper on stilts.
    • Work in small groups. Pick three of the given buildings/structures and discuss what should have been done to prevent the fails.
    • 2b. Watch the video again and fill in the gaps with appropriate information.
    • 1. In 1973 a bunch of marble _______ had fallen off the building.
    • 2. Window halls of John Hancock Tower were covered by ______
    • 3. The John Hancock Tower was also bad at ______ wind gusts.
    • 4. The three futuristic-looking dime structures were made out of ______
    • 5. Because of the materials used to cut on _______ the bridge swung violently in strong winds.
    • 6. The 300 million dollar building had ______ issues that caused cracks in the walls.
    • 7. Complete the phrases by filling in the proper word: plastic, firm, bold, downward, steel, stable, dead, continuous, hydraulic, powerful, careful, soft

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