Барашкова, 5. Lesson 15

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. She likes neither fish nor meat.
2. I like neither jam nor honey.
3. Tea grows in China, doesn’t it?
4. They don’t sell coffee in bookshops.
5. There was coffee in the box. Who took the coffee?
6. Could you pass the honey, please?
7. – I’d like pancakes for lunch. – I’ll have the same.
8. Crocodiles like clean water. They can’t live in such dirty water.
9. What cold water!
10. What a cold day!
Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. Belfast is the capital of the Northern Ireland.
2. French is spoken in France, Belgium and several other countries.
3. Is Manchester in the centre of England?
4. There are a lot of rivers and lakes in the south of England.
5. Have you ever been to the north of Scotland?
6. The Severn is the longest river in Great Britain.
7. What is the population of Vietnam?
8. What can you tell us about the climate of Great Britain?
9. What are the main political parties in Russia?
10. Is the Atlantic Ocean smaller than the Pacific Ocean?
Make negative sentences.
1. You should work today. You shouldn’t work today
2. You must tell him everything. You mustn’t tell him everything.
3. I can tell you something interesting. I can’t tell you anything interesting.
4. I could see something funny. I couldn’t do anything funny.
5. Either Tom or Nick knows some Italian words. Neither Tom nor Nick knows any Italian words.
6. Either you or your sister can bring some toys. Neither you nor your sister can bring any toys.
7. Either Jerry or Mike should telephone them. Neither Jerry nor Mike should telephone them.
8. Either Susan or Linda was in the park two days ago. Neither Susan nor Linda was in the park two days ago.
9. I want to buy some pictures. I don’t want to buy any pictures.
10. She should make some sandwiches for lunch.
Write a tag for each sentence.
1. Peter is either in the park or in the swimming pool, isn’t he?
2. Tom is neither a pupil nor a student, is he?
3. Mr. Hill has been neither to Paris nor to Berlin, has he?
4. There is no cheese at home, is there?
5. Tom has met somebody there, hasn’t he?
6. Simon has met nobody there, hasn’t he?
7. I am neither your teacher nor your mother, am I?
8. I am right, aren’t I?
9. This book is either in the desk or in the bag, isn’t it?
10. These toys are neither in the box nor on the sofa, are they?
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “Why are you tired?” Mother asks why I am tired.
2. “Are you tired?” Mother asks if I am tired.
3. “What is he reading?” I wonder what he is reading.
4. “Is he reading?” I wonder if he is reading.
5. “When does he go to school?” Linda wonders when he goes to school.
6. “Does he go to school?” Linda asks if he goes to school.
7. “Why do they go by train?” Mark wonders why they go by train.
8. “Do they go by train?” Mark wonders if they go by train.
9. “Where do they go in summer?” Anton wonders where they go in summer.
10. “Do they go to Anapa in summer?” Anton asks if they go to Anapa in summer.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “I am going to play chess.” Tom says that he is going to play chess. Tom said that he was going to play chess.
2. “I am happy to see you.” She says that she is to see me. She said that she was to see me.
3. “We are cleaning our classroom.” The boys say that they are cleaning their classroom. The boys Mid that they were cleaning their classroom.
4. “Tom is in London.” They say that Tom is in London. They said that Tom was in London.
5. “I have five lessons on Monday.” Mary says that she has five lessons on Monday. Mary said that she had five lessons on Monday.
6. “She has lunch at school.” Pete says that she has lunch at school. Pete said that she had lunch at school.
7. “We can speak three languages.” They say that they can speak three languages. They said that they could speak three languages.
8. “I can help you.” He says that he can help me. He said that he could help me.
9. “It is raining.” Nancy says that it is raining. Nancy said that it was raining.
10. “We have a good time.” They say that they have a good time. They said that they had a good time.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “I do my homework in the afternoon.” Bill says that he does his homework in the afternoon. Bill said that he did his homework in the afternoon.
2. “I like to play the piano.” The girl says that she likes to play the piano. The girl said that she liked to play the piano.
3. “I go there with my friend.” David says that he goes there with his friend. David said that he went there his with friend.
4. “My friend wants to see you.” Mike says that his friend wants to see me. Mike said that his friend wanted to see me.
5. “My teacher often speaks to my grandmother.” Nick says that his teacher often speaks to his grandmother. Nick said that his teacher often spoke to his grandmother.
6. “We don’t remember his address.” They say that they don’t remember his address. They said that they didn’t remember his address.
7. “We don’t know her name.” They say that they don’t know her name. They said that they didn’t know her name.
8. “I don’t understand the joke.” She says that she doesn’t understand the joke. She said that she didn’t understand the joke.
9. “The cake tastes wonderful.” They say that the cake tastes wonderful. They said that the cake tasted wonderful.
10. “I feel bad.” He says that he feels bad. He said that he felt bad.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
1. Either Mr. Brown or Mr. Hill meets her at the airport this morning.
2. Jane sat down under a tree and began to cry. An old lady came up to her and asked her why she was crying.
3. When I was a little child I wanted to be a singer.
4. What are your plans? – I am meeting my friend this afternoon.
5. At the moment the pupils are doing a test. I think they will know the results tomorrow.
6. – What are you doing at 6 o’clock yesterday? I am going to watch TV.
7. When you telephoned me I was doing my homework.
8. I came home late last Wednesday. Granny was sleeping. Mother was washing up. Father was speaking over the telephone.
9. I know he speaks five languages. I don’t understand which language he is speaking now.
10. He still remembers the doctor he met in Kiev a few years ago.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. The boy looked very sad.
2. He looked at his friend sadly.
3. “You can do whatever you like”, he said in a sad voice.
4. The two sisters were so angry, they always looked ugly.
5. A boy who is standing at the front door looks sad.
6. He was washing his hair when the telephone rang. That was why he didn’t answer it.
7. Neither Fred nor Larry plays the piano the piano.
8. Either Betty or Jane is invited to the party.
9. Either Mr. White or Mr. Cooper translates poems from Russian into English.
10. You can take these books if you like.
Correct each sentence. Do not change the underlined words.
1. I wonder where they are.
2. She asks if he is a student.
3. He tells that he can swim well.
4. She says she likes to play the piano.
5. They said they were sad to hear the news.
6. She said she could meet us after classes.
7. I don’t think you should buy the text-book.
8. Neither Tom nor John has seen anybody there.
9. Either Mr. Clark or his son goes skiing.
10. The other day I was invited to a party.