Раздел 3. Грамматика и лексика
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Schools for gifted and talented: view of American scholars
Gifted programs often provoke controversy because there is no standard definition of what a gifted student is. There are six 32.________ of ability often evaluated in order to determine 33.________ a child is gifted: general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, creative thinking, leadership ability, visual and performing arts, and psychomotor ability. They are 34.________ by combinations of standardized tests, plus peer and teacher evaluations.
On the one hand schools for gifted and talented may 35.________ the emotional stress of isolation and peer rejection often experienced by gifted students in a traditional school. On the other hand — social development of a child may be impeded as a result of isolation from the general population.
We can’t deny the fact that gifted programs offer personalized instruction and enriched curriculum suited to the needs of students gifted in this or that area. Such programs allow students to learn at a highly 36.________ rate according to their ability. School administrators in such schools hire gifted teaching staff and select teachers who can be a source of instructional innovation.
Such schools normally have smaller classes and in general these schools for the gifted are few. Access 37.________ them may be physically difficult because of their location. Besides, they may be not available for families with limited income as they may be expensive. If such schools are publicly funded, they may be opposed as elitist and 38.________ of misusing money that might go to traditional schools.
32. 1) districts 2) regions 3) areas 4) parts
33. 1) wherever 2) whether 3) whenever 4) whereas
34. 1) quantified 2) calculated 3) determined 4) measured
35. 1) relieve 2) treat 3) simplify 4) improve
36. 1) hasty 2) prompt 3) accelerated 4) hurried
37. 1) for 2) to 3) at 4) in
38. 1) blamed 2) charged 3) claimed 4) accused