Раздел 3. Грамматика и лексика
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Day schools VS Boarding schools
The majority of modern public schools in the UK and state schools in the USA — schools that offer free education— are co-educational day schools. Children that attend these schools remain in family settings with family support and nurture that helps to reduce the stress of 32.________ any school for a child. They are able to retain contacts with friends and neighbours.
Being less expensive, these schools offer a wider 33.________ of courses and activities. On the other hand, these schools have larger classes and lower academic standards as compared to more selective schools.
Pupils there have a greater 34.________ of encountering bad social trends: drug culture, gangs, anti-intellectualism. Of course, much depends on the regional location and the administrative policy of each school.
Boarding or recreational schools have smaller classes with more individualized instruction; can often (though not always) boast higher academic standards that are focused 35.________ making students more independent thinkers; encourage them to make many decisions on their own. Graduates of such schools may have an advantage when applying at more popular universities.
Students of such schools 36.________ lifetime friendships and the so-called “old school tie” — the system of afterschool, lifelong support and lobbying former schoolmates — can be truly applied in this case.
But there is the 37.________ side of the medal: missed opportunities for parents to educate their children on values; disruption of family: homesick kids, parents missing their children; narrower and less-diverse 38.________ contacts; expensive tuition.
32. 1) starting 2) entering 3) getting 4) going
33. 1) group 2) selection 3) mixture 4) collection
34. 1) ability 2) chance 3) opportunity 4) prospect
35. 1) on 2) at 3) for 4) to
36. 1) assemble 2) construct 3) build 4) design
37. 1) another 2) other 3) different 4) optional
38. 1) sociable 2) social 3) society 4) civil