Барашкова, 5. Lesson 16

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. What are you doing at the moment?
2. Wait a minute, please.
3. She always talks in a very loud voice.
4. Soon they became friends.
5. Let’s hope for the best.
6. A satellite is a natural object in the space that moves around a larger object.
7. Does he have a sense of humour?
8. He always comes on time.
9. He couldn’t come yesterday because he had a cold.
10. He had a pain in the chest.
Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. Can you tell me the way to the Tretyakov Gallery?
2. How can I get to Museum of Fine Arts?
3. Does this bus go to the circus?
4. Is there a post office near here?
5. Where is the nearest bookshop?
6. Can you tell me the way to St. Basil’s Cathedral?
7. The Andrey Rublev Museum of Early Russian Art is one of the most famous museums in Moscow.
8. There is a very interesting collection of old toys in the Sergiev Posad Museum of Toys.
9. Have you ever been to Mariinsky Theatre?
10. Hermitage has a rich collection of western European painting.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “Will you write the date, please!” The teacher told Tom to write the date.
2. “Please come in time.” The teacher told the children to come in time.
3. “Don’t make any sandwiches.” Mother told me not to make any sandwiches.
4. “Do your homework!” Mother told me to do my homework.
5. “Don’t put on the coat.” Mother told me not to put on the coat.
6. “Answer my question!” Mr. Brown told Sam to answer this question.
7. “Don’t ask me about it!” My sister told me not to ask her about it.
8. “Don’t take my book!” Jane told Jerry not to take her book.
9. “Don’t give me the cup!” Mrs. Turner told Mrs. Harris not to give her the cup.
10. “Don’t sit on the desk!” The teacher told Nick not to sit on the desk.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “I shall go to the post office.” Paul said that he would go to the post office.
2. “They will have to write a test.” The teacher said that they would have to write a test.
3. “He will visit his grandmother.” Mary said that he would visit his grandmother.
4. “We shall have a good time.” The girls said that they would have a good time.
5. “We won’t open the box.” Diana said that they wouldn’t open the box.
6. “I shan’t do that again.” Little Tom said that he wouldn’t do that again.
7. “Will he answer my question?” Barbara asked if he would answer her question.
8. “When will they come?” David wondered .when they would come.
9. “I never lose my books.” Mr. Carter said that he never lost his books.
10. “I’m going to play chess with you.” Harry said that he was going to play chess with me.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “We shall have a party tomorrow.” Richard said that they would have a party the next day.
2. “I shall call you tomorrow.” Carl said that he would call me the next day.
3. “We shall work hard next summer.” Philip said that they would work hard the following summer.
4. “We are going to read this book next month.” Nelly said that they were going to read that book the following month.
5. “We are going to the country next week.” Mrs. Thompson said that they were going to the country the following week.
6. “I shall come back in two days.” Sally said that she would come back two days later.
7. “They will know everything in three months.” Peter said that they would know everything three months later.
8. “Can you do it now?” Ann asked if I could do it then.
9. “My uncle is in India now.” Mike said that his uncle was in India then.
10. “Will you go to school next Saturday?” Mother asked Tom if he would go to school the following Saturday.
Write out the nouns which cannot be used with the article a.
clothes, information, knowledge, money, news, trousers, water, weather.
Translate the sentences from Russian into English.
1. Эта такая интересная книга! It’s such an interesting book!
2. Сегодня такая хорошая погода! It’s such good weather today!
3. Какая ужасная погода! What terrible weather!
4. Какая интересная мысль! What an interesting thought!
5. Какой интересный совет! What interesting advice!
6. Какие интересные сведения! What interesting information!
7. Какие полезные советы! What useful advice!
8. Уверен, он напишет много хороших книг. I’m sure he will write many interesting books.
9. Он добился больших успехов. He has made a lot of success.
10. Он сделал хороший фильм. He has made a good film.
Complete the sentences.
1. I don’t need this information.
2. I don’t need these flowers.
3. I don’t need this advice.
4. I don’t need these pencils.
5. I don’t need this money.
6. I don’t like . this news.
7. I don’t like these games.
8. I don’t like such weather.
9. I don’t need such information.
10. I need such useful advice.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
1. What is the weather like today?
2. What was the weather like yesterday?
3. What will the weather be like tomorrow?
4. What fine weather we are having today!
5. Knowledge is power!
6. Mr. Miller bought the skis last month. Now they belong to him.
7. Look at the mice! Who do the mice belong to?
8. Who does the money belong to?
9. The money belongs to me. But you can take it.
10. Bad news travels fast.
Correct each sentence.
1. Christopher Robin told Pooh not to eat anything.
2. Mr. Hill asked his friend to buy the medicine for him.
3. Bill’s mother said she would go to the school to speak to the teacher.
4. Nick’s sister said she would make cakes the next day.
5. Victoria said that she would phone him three days later.
6. Is my hair looks funny?
7. Who gave Tom the money?
8. I don’t think you should go to the library today.
9. What will the weather be like tomorrow?
10. Could you give me advice, please?