Барашкова, 5. Lesson 1

Use a or an.
1. а holiday
2. а hamster
3. an hour
4. an animal
5. а wild animal
6. elephant
7. a clever elephant
8. an old jacket
9. A yellow blouse
10. an interesting job
Complete the following sentences with a / an or no article.
1. A baker is a person who bakes bread and cakes.
2. A farmer is a person who works on a farm.
3. An architect is a person who plans new buildings.
4. A cook is a person who cooks food.
5. A camera is something you use to take photographs.
6. A bookseller is a person who sells books and magazines.
7. Bookshops sell books and magazines.
8. Butchers sell meat.
9. Grocers sell sugar salt, flour, etc.
10. Greengrocers sell fresh vegetables and fruit.
Write the plural.
1. Polly’s grandfathers a policemen.
2. There are five churches in our town.
3. The Turners like to visit big cities and small towns.
4. He never tells me about his journeys.
5. My uncle is not married. He has no children.
6. Mr. Wilson’s brothers are salesmen.
7. The businessmen wives are at the theatre now.
8. My parents spend their holidays at the seaside.
9. My cousins often have parties.
10. Leaves are usually green.
Make questions. Give short answers.
1. Do they have five meals a day? – Yes, they have.
2. Have they got a nice little puppy? – Yes, they have.
3. Does she have a brother? – Yes, she does.
4. Has she got a brother? – Yes, she has.
5. Did she have a bike? – Yes, she did.
6. Will she have a car? – Yes, she will.
7. Will the Johnsons have a party? – Yes, they will.
8. Has Paul got a plan? – Yes, he has.
9. Shall we have a test? – Yes, we shall.
10. Did they have a dictation last Monday? – Yes, they did.
Make negative sentences.
1. He has got a raincoat. He hasn’t got a raincoat.
2. I have an idea. I don’t have an idea.
3. I have five lessons on Thursday. I don’t have five lessons on Thursday.
4. They have got a garden. They haven’t got a garden.
5. The Smiths had a house there. The Smiths didn’t have a house there.
6. We shall have a dictation tomorrow. We shall have a dictation tomorrow.
7. She had many toys. She didn’t have many toys.
8. He had a good time. He didn’t have a good time.
9. She has a collection of stamps. She doesn’t have a collection of stamps.
10. She has got a collection of coins. She hasn’t got a collection of coins.
Complete the sentences with there is, there are, there was, there were or there will be.
1. He was sad. There was no letter for him.
2. Don’t worry. I am sure there will be a letter for you tomorrow.
3. Can you describe the room, please? There is a piano and two armchairs in my room.
4. There were five sweets on the table. Where are they now?
5. There are some apples on the table. You can take them.
6. There was a carpet on the floor last year.
7. Have a look. There are two mistakes in your test.
8. There is only one chair here. What shall we do?
9. I hope there will be a new library near my house.
10. There was a big map on the wall two days ago, but now there are a lot of pictures there.
Complete the sentences with there is or it is.
1. I bought a puzzle yesterday. It is in my bag.
2. There is a new puzzle in my bag. I bought it yesterday.
3. There is nothing special about the party.
4. It is a special party.
5. There is a new toy shop at the end of the street.
6. – What a nice building! What is it? – It is a new toyshop.
7. There is a lot of snow on the ground. We can make a snowman.
8. It is snowing. Let’s go and make a snowman.
9. It is my desk.
10. There is a photo album and a lot of pictures in my desk.
Complete the sentences with too, also or either.
1. When Tom is angry, Mary is angry too?
2. Mrs. Green is a doctor. Mary is also a doctor.
3. Nelly is not a doctor, Cathy is not a doctor either.
4. They are not tired, we are not tired either.
5. She has a lot of flowers in her garden, we also grow different flowers.
6. She had a test last week, he had a test too.
7. Victor doesn’t like potato salad, his grandfather doesn’t like it either.
8. They don’t know his address, I don’t know it either.
9. She hasn’t invited me to the party, he hasn’t done it either.
10. They are pupils, we are pupils too.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. They didn’t have a party yesterday.
2. Does your cousin have a computer?
3. Has your friend got a cat?
4. What have you got in your desk?
5. The room has no windows.
6. My sister hasn’t got any friends at school.
7. There are so many things we can collect now.
8. There weren’t any tomatoes in my vegetable garden last year.
9. There is more water than land on the Earth.
10. We have no apples in our garden this year. The Popovs have no apples either.
Correct each sentence. Do not change the underlined words.
1. When he was a child he wanted to become an actor.
2. A library is a place where they keep books and newspapers.
3. It takes me an hour to get to the swimming pool.
4. She has got grey eyes and dark hair.
5. They had a little house in the country ten years ago.
6. I think she will have a party next Sunday.
7. I don’t have a sister.
8. They didn’t have a dictation yesterday.
9. There is a mistake in the dictation.
10. I haven’t been to London, my Granny hasn’t been there either.