Барашкова, 5. Lesson 17

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. This is the way we make bread.
2. Is this the right way to eat a chicken?
3. Can you show me the way to Bolshoy Theatre?
4. You should take your temperature twice a day.
5. Do you take this medicine three times a day?
6. Do you think we should telephone the police?
7. When did the police arrive?
8. She is a beautiful girl with blue eyes and dark hair.
9. People with red hair should not sit in the sun.
10. A hippopotamus is one of the largest land animals.
Complete the following sentences with a / an, the or no article.
1. Excuse me, can you tell me the way to National Theatre?
2. What is Trafalgar Square famous for?
3. A square is an open place a town.
4. Excuse me, does this bus go to Covent Garden?
5. The National Gallery was founded in 1824. It contains one of the largest collections of painting in the world.
6. A theatre is a building with a stage in it.
7. London consists of several parts: the City, Westminster, the West End, the East End.
8. The West End is the most beautiful part of London.
9. The East End is the poorest part of London.
10. What is Westminster famous for?
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “They’ll be here on time.” John said that they would be there on time.
2. “I can’t be here today.” Mr. Patterson said that he couldn’t be here that day.
3. “I can’t find it here.” Ann said that she couldn’t find it there.
4. “Can your uncle work here today?” Linda wondered if my uncle could work there that day.
5. “What are you going to do?” Granny asked me what I was going to do.
6. “We shall take a test in two days.” The boys said that they would take a test two days later.
7. “They will have holidays in three weeks.” The children said that they would have holidays three weeks later.
8. “I don’t like this book.” My grandfather said that he didn’t like that book.
9. “Why are you busy today?” Mother asked me why I was busy that day.
10. “Will they be busy next week?” My friend wondered if they would be busy the following week.
Complete the table.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences. Use the Past Indefinite or the Past Perfect.
1. I had seen his pictures before I visited the museum.
2. Mr. Jones had been a teacher before he became a journalist.
3. Tom was late. We had discussed everything when he came.
4. She didn’t know why he had done it.
5. I knew why he had asked the question.
6. When I saw the bike I understood why Boris had bought it.
7. He remembered that he had locked the door.
8. Daniel didn’t want to see the film because he has seen it before.
9. I couldn’t phone you because I had lost your telephone number.
10. It was a game that I hadn’t played before.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “I have seen her today.” Sam said that he had seen her that day.
2. “I have read three books this month.” Tom said that he had read three books that month.
3. “We have visited two countries this year.” The Browns said that they had visited two countries that year.
4. “My mother hasn’t been on holiday this year.” James said that his mother hadn’t been on holiday that year.
5. “My uncle went to Kiev yesterday.” Boris said that his uncle had gone to Kiev the day before.
6. “We discussed these books yesterday.” The students said that they had discussed those books the day before.
7. “Our teacher gave us these books at the previous lesson.” The pupils said that their teacher had given them those books at the previous lesson.
8. “We didn’t do many exercises yesterday.” Emma said that they hadn’t done many exercises the day before.
9. “I met my friends here last week.” Alan said that he had met his friends there the previous week.
10. “I cleaned my room two days ago.” Mike said that he had cleaned his room two days before.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “Why was she late last Monday?” Bob asked why she had been late the previous Monday.
2. “Why were you tired yesterday?” Granny asked why I had been tired the day before.
3. “Where was the book?” My teacher asked where the book had been.
4. “Where were you yesterday?” Helen asked where I had been the day before.
5. “Did you go to London last week?” Mr. Harrison asked if I had gone to London the previous week.
6. “Did he know your address?” Simon asked if he had known my address.
7. “Did you read this book?” Jerry asked if I had read that book.
8. “Did you see these films?” My friend asked if I had seen those films.
9. “Was she at school yesterday?” Peter asked if she had been at school the day before.
10. “Were you afraid of this dog?” Andrew asked if I had been afraid of that dog.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “Where is he?” Mary asked where he was.
2. “Where was he two days ago?” Caroline asked where he had been two days before.
3. “Why did she go with us?” Mark asked why she had gone with us.
4. “Who has broken this glass?” The teacher asked who had broken that glass.
5. “Why is Nick crying?” Mother asked why Nick was crying?
6. “How much did he pay for the tickets?” Ms. Parker asked how much he had paid for the tickets.
7. “Do they like to play the game?” Mr. Smith asked if they liked to play the game.
8. “Will he be ready in an hour?” The teacher asked if he would be ready an hour later.
9. “Will it rain tomorrow?” Paul asked if it would rain the next day?
10. “Did Jack move to his new flat last week?” Jane asked if Jack had moved to his new flat the previous week.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. Could you give me a piece of advice?
2. Her money is in the bookcase. Don’t take it.
3. This money doesn’t belong to them.
4. I followed your advice, they helped me.
5. My mother speaks good English.
6. There was a lot of snow there.
7. It was snowing when I left the museum.
8. I like it when it rains.
9. He has lived here since April.
10. She has known him for many years. She thinks he is a very good dentist.
Correct each sentence.
1. A kiwi is the bird that lives in New Zealand.
2. I go to the cinema once a month.
3. For a minute she stood there, then she went to the kitchen.
4. Go a mile along the river and you’ll see a bridge. The bridge is very old.
5. Jane asked me what my plans were.
6. I didn’t know what he had done.
7. Ann asked what museums I had visited the previous year.
8. He said he would give me this book the next day.
9. Tom asked where they had been the day before.
10. I wonder it would rain next Saturday.