Барашкова, 5. Lesson 18

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. You can’t swim in such cold water.
2. There is water in a glass.
3. Be careful! The water is hot.
4. What dirty water!
5. That’s the same water!
6. That’s a nice blouse!
7. Those are nice jeans!
8. What cold days!
9. What good advice!
10. What a nice weather!
Complete the following sentences with a / an, the or no article.
1. My brother left school five years ago.
2. Where is Mr. Brown now? – I have no idea. He left school an hour ago. He may be in his office.
3. Will you see Torn at school tomorrow?
4. Do schoolchildren like reading? – I think we should go to school to ask them a question.
5. Do you know a man who is standing outside the school?
6. Do you usually walk home from school?
7. When he was at school he used to go to the swimming pool every day.
8. Every morning I go to school by bus.
9. My mother goes to school every month.
10. There is a stadium not far from the school.
Rewrite these sentences in the passive.
1. This house was built two years ago.
2. The window was broken yesterday.
3. The bread was eaten a minute ago.
4. Many different languages were spoken in Russia.
5. This island was discovered many years ago.
6. His clothes were washed yesterday.
7. The cakes were cut an hour ago.
8. The book was written last year.
9. The tea was made by my sister five minutes ago.
10. Our teacher was invited to the party the other day.
Write negative sentences using nothing, nobody.
1. They didn’t have anybody to help them. They had nobody to help them.
2. She hasn’t explained anything to us. She has explained nothing to us.
3. He won’t learn anything new there. He will learn nothing new there.
4. He doesn’t want anything to drink. He wants nothing to drink.
5. I haven’t told anybody about them. I have told nothing about them.
6. I haven’t left anything in the desk. I have left nothing in the desk.
7. We don’t have anything to discuss. We have nothing to discuss.
8. I am not going to buy anything there. I am going to buy nothing there.
9. He hasn’t understood anything. He has understood nothing.
10. I can’t see anybody. I can see nobody.
Write a tag for each sentence.
1. Mr. Brown asked nobody, didn’t he?
2. The police caught him, didn’t they?
3. The jeans looked funny, didn’t they?
4. There is no snow there, isn’t there?
5. There won’t be any problems, will there?
6. She used to do the shopping in the morning, didn’t she?
7. There are a few apples in the fridge, aren’t there ?
8. I am your student, aren’t I?
9. He’s ready, isn’t he?
10. He’s come, hasn’t he?
Complete the sentences.
1. Can you give me any flowers?
2. Can you give me any advice?
3. Can you give me any information?
4. Can you give me any idea?
5. Can you give me any cassettes?
6. Can you give me any money?
7. Can you give me any stamps?
8. These stamps belong to my brother.
9. This money belongs to her.
10. How did you get this information?
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “Don’t speak Russian!” The teacher told us not to speak Russian.
2. “Don’t run!” The teacher told us not to run.
3. “I lost my money yesterday.” Mary said that she had lost her money the day before.
4. “I am going to wash my bike today.” Philip said that he was going to wash his bike that day.
5. “Who wrote this poem?” The teacher wondered who had written that poem.
6. “What is the time?” Granny asked what the time was.
7. “What is the weather like today?” Mother asked what the weather was like that day.
8. “What is the matter?” The teacher wondered what the matter was.
9. “Shall we go to the library tomorrow?” The pupils asked if they would go to the library the next day.
10. “Have you ever been to Sergiev Posad?” Paul asked if I had ever been to Sergiev Posad.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
1. I came home late yesterday. My little brother was sleeping, my grandfather was reading a newspaper, my parents were watching TV.
2. When do you usually do your homework?
3. Have you done your homework yet?
4. Did you do your homework yesterday?
5. Does it usually take you much time to do your homework?
6. Did it take you much time to do your homework yesterday?
7. Will it take you much time to do your homework tomorrow?
8. Is it snowing now?
9. Was it snowing at this time yesterday?
10. Does it usually snow in April?
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. His money is kept in this bank.
2. Have you got much work to do today?
3. Such bread is sold in this supermarket.
4. I haven’t got anything interesting to show him.
5. Nick had got nobody to play with.
6. You can play with anybody you like.
7. There won’t be any car park near your school, will there?
8. I am a policeman, aren’t I?
9. The firemen are very brave, aren’t they?
10. He had no questions for you, didn’t he?
Correct each sentence.
1. Tom asked his friend what he has done.
2. The secretary asked me what could she do.
3. Mother asked me to be careful.
4. Granny asked not to watch TV.
5. I don’t think you should tell him the news.
6. There is some money on the table.
7. He always gives a lot of advice.
8. My granny often cooks fish for dinner.
9. There is no news; for me, is there?
10. He asks a lot of questions. Nobody can answer them.