Конкурс для 10-х классов «Уильям Шекспир – я Вас знаю!»

Среда, 29 Декабря 2010 года

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I.                   How well do you know W. Shakespeare? Answer the questions:
  1. Shakespeare, Marlowe and Spencer were her contemporaries. She was called “the Virgin Queen”. Who was she?
  2. How was W. Shakespeare called by common people?
  3. How is the name “Shakespeare” translated into Russian?
  4. How many different words did Shakespeare use in his writings?
  5. In 1594 Shakespeare became one of the founding members of what acting company?
  6. Who was Shakespeare’s favourite actress?
  7. Who first acted the parts of Hamlet, Othello and King Lear?
  8. Who were the most famous Russian translators of Shakespeare’s plays?
  9. In Shakespeare’s play who kills Macbeth?
  10. What girl falls in love with a man before she sees his face or knows his name?
  11. Who looks at his hands and says, “This is the sorry sight”?
  12. Who calls his own murder “foul and most unnatural”?
  13. Who says as he dies:
                       I kiss’d thee ere I kill’d thee: no way but this,
                       killing myself, to die upon a kiss”?
  1. Who shortly before he dies says “he has a joyful heart because he never, in all his life, found a man false to him”?
  2. Who says:
                              How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is
                             To have a thankless child!
  1. Orsino, Duke of Illyria, Viola and her twin brother Sebastian, Sir Toby Belch, Olivia and her steward Malvolio are the characters in one of Shakespeare’s comedies. Which one is it?
  2. The “Merry Wives of Windsor” are Mrs. Page and Mrs. Ford, but can you remember the name of the “greasy knight”?
  3. A madcap fellow by the name of Petruchio succeeds in taming a bad-tempered young woman by the name of Katharina. Can you guess which comedy he does it in?
  4. One of the “Two Gentlemen of Verona” is called Proteus. Do you know the name of the other “gentleman”?
  5. Richard, Duke of Glouster, is one of the main characters in one of Shakespeare’s historical tragedies. He was in ill-formed hunchback, who was determined to reach the English throne whatever the cost. Was he Richard the Second, of Richard the Third?
II.                Translate the Shakespeare’s quotations:
  1. The beginning of the end.
  2. The whirling of time.
  3. There’s the rub.
  4. All is well that ends well.
  5. Life is not all cakes and ale.
  6. Brevity is the soul of wit.
  7. Much ado about nothing.
  8. Sweets to the sweet.
  9. To be or not to be, that is the question.
  10. All that glistens is not gold.
  11. A sea of troubles.
  12. Delays have dangerous ends.
  13. There is a history in all men’s lives.
  14. There is no darkness but ignorance.
  15. Conscience does make cowards of us all.
III.             These are quotations from Shakespeare’s plays. Where are they from?
  1. Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
  2. Cowards die many times before their deaths.
  3. Have more than thou showest,
           Speak less than thou knowest.
  1. The fool thinks he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
  2. The wish is father to the thought.
  3. Wake not a sleeping wolf.
  4. We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
  5. Great floods have flown
          From simple sources.
  1. All the world’s a stage
           And all the men and women merely players.
  1. The weakest goes to the wall.
IV.              If Shakespeare were alive today he would have to update his plays for Hollywood. Match Shakespeare’s lines with the updated versions:
  1. Hail to thee.
  2. All the world’s a stage.
  3. A horse! A horse! My kingdom for the horse!
  4. Wonderful, wonderful, the most wonderful!
  5. Enter man with spear.
  6. Leave thy vain bibble – babble.
  7. Well met gentlemen.
  8. How now, good woman! How dost thou?
  1. Stop talking rubbish.
  2. Nice to see you, guys.
  3. Enter Man with shotgun.
  4. Wheels! I’d give anything for some wheels!
  5. How ya doin’ honey? What’s up?
  6. Hi! –
  7. Life’s like one big TV movie.
  8. Cool, cool, totally cool!